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 January 26, 2018

Jan 28, 2018

On this edition of Athens News Matters, guests Gwen O’ Looney and Commissioner Jerry NeSmith weigh in on legislative issues being considered at the Capitol which could have an impact on local government, as well as issues facing Georgia schools and the Child Health Insurance Program.

Athens News Matters for January 19, 2018

Jan 21, 2018

On this edition of Athens News Matters, guests Adam Lassila, Kate Dahlstrand, and Eleanor Davis from Athens for Everyone discuss changes in leadership, recent accomplishments and goals for 2018.

Athens News Matters for January 12, 2018

Jan 14, 2018

On this edition of Athens News Matters, guests Blake Aued, Gwen O’ Looney, and Broderick Flanigan discuss lawmakers returning to the Capitol for the start of the session, the legislative priorities are for Athens, local activities for the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and a statewide honor the Athens Regional Library System.

Athens News Matters for January 5, 2018

Jan 7, 2018

Guest from the Athens Neighborhood Health Center discuss the organization, it’s mission, and the services provided.  They include Pharmacist Dr. Saman Kazemi, Pharmacy Technician Fredric Creamer and CEO of the facility, Melinda Craig.

Athens News Matters for December 15, 2017

Dec 17, 2017

Guests Blake Aued, Gwen O’ Looney and District 3 Commissioner Melissa Link district TSPLOST 2018 projects and a lack of public input on plans for Clayton Street.

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