Athens News Matters for November 5, 2021
This week on Athens News Matters, Alexia Ridley sits down with Editor of Oconee County Observations, Lee Becker, to discuss a sales tax to fund education improvements and how the vote sailed through in Clarke County, but Oconee County voters gave a thumbs down to a similar measure for transportation funding. Former Senatory Kelly Loeffler has a new project - getting more Republicans to vote. The team goes behind the scenes with a team of art students, Color the World Bright, who restore long-neglected public murals. The Athens Wellbeing Project sent out their third county-wide survey that they hope will help leaders make informed decisions about how to allocate resources in our community. A story on how mental-health providers have utilized technology during the pandemic. Plus, the panel recaps the week in news and politics.