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Today on Athens News Matters, Athens Clarke County Mayor Kelly Girtz joins us to review the last year and talk about what he’d like to see local policymakers tackle in 2021.

Plus, an update from the UGA Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases, and the University celebrates the 60th anniversary of desegregation.

Those stories, our critic at large on notable local albums of 2020, and more in the full newscast below:

Athens News Matters: Kelly Girtz

Jan 15, 2021
Rebecca Wright via The Red & Black

Athens-Clarke County Mayor Kelly Girtz joins us to talk about the craziness that was the year 2020 and the year ahead in local policymaking.

Athens News Matters: UGA CEID

Jan 15, 2021
Alissa Eckert, Dan Higgins

One of the many academic departments working on the many facets of the COVID-19 crisis is UGA’s Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases. We’ll get an update on their work.

Athens News Matters: COVID-19

Jan 8, 2021

With surging coronavirus cases after the holiday season, we check in with Grace Bagwell Adams of the UGA College of Public Health about the state of the pandemic in our area.

This week on Athens News Matters: