Athens News Matters

Fridays at 1PM and again Sundays at noon.

Producer-Host Alexia Ridley is joined by local journalists, community leaders and involved citizens in a 30 minute discussion of issues facing Athens and surrounding areas.

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Athens News Matters for March 9, 2018

Mar 11, 2018

On this week’s show my guests Gwen O’ Looney with WXAG, Blake Aued with Flagpole and District Six Commissioner Jerry NeSmith discuss candidates qualifying for local and state races, the approval of the Episcopal House, as well as Winterville’s tough stance against tobacco.

Athens News Matters for February 23, 2018

Feb 25, 2018

On an encore presentation of the show, my guests are with Athens For Everyone. They include Adam Lassila, Organization Coordinator, Kate Dahstrand ASAP Campaign Coordinator, and Member Coordinator Eleanor Davis. They discuss changes in leadership, recent accomplishments and goals for 2018.

Athens News Matters for February 16, 2018

Feb 19, 2018

On this edition of Athens News Matters, guests Blake Aued with Flagpole and District 3 Commissioner Melissa Link discus, a public meeting planned for Clayton Street, the Athens Comp plan, and the market garden.

Athens News Matters for February 9, 2018

Feb 11, 2018

On this week’s show my guests Blake Aued with Flagpole and District 6 Commissioner Jerry NeSmith and Gwen O’ Looney discuss Commissioner Harry Sims stepping down, rezoning concerns, the latest on Clayton Street and more.

Athens News Matters for February 2, 2018

Feb 10, 2018

On this week's edition of Athens News Matters, guests discuss the quiet end to explosive allegations of sexual assault at Cedar Shoals High School in 2016; as well as legislative issues, and an upcoming public meeting of the comprehensive plan.

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