On this edition of Athens News Matters guests Gwen O’ Looney, District 9 Commissioner Kelly Girtz, and Blake Aued weigh in on a lawsuit filed against the state’s Campus Carry law, the effort to rehabilitate a historic building which was once a hub of activity for Athens’ African-American community, and the rising graduation rates for the Clarke County School District.
On the this edition of Athens News Matters, a panel of experts from the University of Georgia discuss the varying types of damage residents in Athens and around the state suffered. Professor Jeffrey Dorfman with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences assesses the financial loses, Professor Alan Stewart with the College of Education provides insight into the human toll of disasters, and Professor Kim Coder from the Warnell School of Forestry explores the lingering damage to trees buffeted by strong winds.
On this edition of Athens News Matters guests Gwen O' Looney, Blake Aued, and Commissioner Jerry NeSmith discuss a fundraiser held by Democratic Mayor Nancy Dneson for a Republican candidate, the candidates in the House District 117 race, Envision Athens and more.
On this edition of Athens News Matters, guests Blake Aued, Gwen O' Looney, and Rebecca McCarthy discuss the local impact of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the planned development for Mitchell Street, and the Broad River Ordinance.
On this edition of Athens News Matters, guests Blake Aued, Gwen O’ Looney, and Rebecca McCarthy discuss Representative Chuck Williams’ appointment to the Georgia Forestry Commission, local political races, the success of Chess and Community and The Farm at Clarke Middle School.