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 September 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018

On this edition of Athens News Matters, panelists Blake Aued from Flagpole, Gwen O’ Looney from WXAG, and Lee Shearer from the Banner Herald discuss: Boy Scouts sexual abuse cases involving area churches, possible legislation extending the statute of limitations for victims to sue, and changes at the  Athens Community Career Academy.

Athens News Matters for September 14, 2018

Sep 17, 2018

Panelists Blake Aued, Gwen O' Looney and Lee Shearer join host Alexia Ridley discuss the resignation of Chief Scott Freeman from Athens-Clarke County Police Department.

Athens News Matters for September 7, 2018

Sep 10, 2018

On this edition of Athens News matters, panelists discuss pocket neighborhoods, the Athens Regional Library becoming a 'trauma-informed' library and SPLOST 2020 equity.

Athens News Matters for August 31, 2018

Aug 31, 2018

This week on Athens News Matters panelists Blake Aued, Lee Shearer and Gwen O' Looney discuss Bird scooters flockng to Athens,the city's plans for bike lanes and concerns regarding cash bail.

Athens News Matters for August 24, 2018

Aug 24, 2018

On this week’s edition of Athens News Matters, guests Lee Shearer, Gwen O’ Looney and Blake Aued discuss UGA’s plans for a memorial at Baldwin Hall and concerns regarding equity in Clarke County Schools.

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