The pandemic has pushed UGA’s popular Spotlight on the Arts festival to a virtual celebration. David Saltz, the head of the Department of Theatre and Film Studies, gives us a preview of this year’s events.

Family Connection-Communities in Schools of Athens is reaching out to the community to help meet the needs of area residents. An anonymous donor has committed to matching up to $10,000 donated to the nonprofit through Saturday, October 31st. 


Tim Johnson is the Executive Director of the nonprofit.


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The ACCPD and Clarke County Sheriff’s Office are hosting a Trunk or Treat drive-through event this evening.

Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins are invited to the main parking lot at the sheriff’s office to receive their treats, and then head to the Police Department for additional treats.

Everyone should remain inside their vehicles. The event runs from 5 to 7 pm. 

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This is the last day of in-person advanced voting. Residents wanting to cast their ballots ahead of Tuesday’s election can still do so at the Board of Elections until 5 pm this evening.


Additional sites also open until 5 o'clock include the Athens Regional Library on Baxter Street, Miriam Moore Community Center at 410 McKinley Drive, the ACC Extension at 275 Cleveland Road, and the ACC Tennis Center located at 4460 Lexington Road. 

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