Jeanne Davis

Assistant Producer/Athens News Matters

Government action in the beginning weeks of the pandemic kept evictions from affecting struggling individuals and families, but now, more low-income people fear losing their homes to eviction.

Taylor Swift’s new album, “Folklore,” dropped last week, to mostly positive reviews. Athens News Matters producers Jeanne Davis and Gemma DiCarlo discuss the new record and Swift's career.

Workers who have lost their jobs due to the pandemic have seen larger unemployment checks since March, thanks to federal funding. Now, with those benefits scheduled to end, those who are still unemployed are worried about making ends meet. 

WalMart, Lowe’s, Kroger and CVS are just a few of the national retailers that now require customers to wear masks in their stores. WUGA's Jeanne Davis went shopping for local opinions.

Canopy Studio, an aerial dance studio, is clearing a lot off Chase Street to use for an outdoor studio space. But, Canopy’s move will also clear out a number of homeless people who have been living in tent encampments in the spot for several years.