Jeanne Davis

Assistant Producer/Athens News Matters
Wayne Ford via Online Athens

The Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission voted last Thursday to approve a $250,000 settlement of an excessive-use-of-force lawsuit for the shooting of a man in October of 2019.

The man is Salvador Salazar, 29, of Summerfield, North Carolina, who was shot and critically injured by Officer Roger Williams.

He remains hospitalized and “permanently incapacitated” from his injuries.

O'Studios LLC via Flagpole

Democrat Charlie Bailey announced Monday that he would run against Republican incumbent Attorney General Chris Carr in the 2022 election.

Bailey had previously run against Carr in 2018, where he lost by less than 3 percentage points.

This time, he’s running on a pledge to create a statewide civil rights division, as well as a unit to combat organized crime.

It's a new year, which for many of us means new year's resolutions. But let's be honest, for many of us, those resolutions don't stick for an entire year. WUGA's Jeanne Davis gives us some tips on staying organized and hitting your goals.

The recently-concluded US runoffs were among the most expensive campaigns in history. Georgians were treated – or perhaps subjected - daily to texts, calls, ads, and mailers about the candidates. But does all that spending make a difference? WUGA’s Jeanne Davis filed this report.

Anne Yarbrough via Flagpole Magazine

Newly- elected District Attorney Deborah Gonzalez has announced a broad range of changes in her first week in office. WUGA’s Jeanne Davis has details.