Alexia Ridley

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This week on Athens News Matters:

Athens News Matters: Mark Ebell

17 hours ago

The RTO COVID-19 study is looking for thousands of people, including people who have and haven’t had COVID-19, to complete a survey and tell researchers what they did to try to prevent and treat the disease including specifics like diet, supplements, natural remedies, and medications. Mark Ebell from UGA's College of Public Health joins us to explain how this study could help generate hypotheses about what might work to prevent or treat COVID-19.  


Athens News Matters: Panel

17 hours ago

The panel discusses the week in news and politics including Clarke County reopening schools and Georgia’s tight Senate race.


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.


Athens-Clarke County Police Department Facebook

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.