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Athens News Matters

Athens News Matters: July 24, 2020

This week on Athens News Matters, hear: 

  • District 3 Commissioner Melissa Link's take on Governor Kemp's executive order banning local mask mandates
  • Local shoppers' opinions on national retailers like WalMart, Kroger and CVS requiring masks
  • District 7 Commissioner Russell Edwards join the panel to discuss the future of Clarke County's mask ordidnance, as well as the recent Police Advisory Board meeting
  • ACAC and Athens Transit representatives discuss their partnership, which has resulted in artful bus shelters around town
  • UGA Professor Shira Chess discuss her upcoming book, "Play Like a Feminist"
  • How the coronavirus pandemic could exacerbate the ongoing antibiotic resistance pandemic
  • "Athens Voices" tell us what John Lewis's legacy means to them
  • An interview with author James Calemine about the recent release of his book "The Road to Hell"