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 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.

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.

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