Jeff Dantre

News Reporter

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Students in Clarke County Schools will continue virtual learning for the foreseeable future. WUGA’s Jeff Dantre reports on the school district’s decision to keep classrooms closed for now.


Athens-Clarke County’s case rate for new COVID-19 infections increased over the past week, up to 257 per 100 thousand population from 222, and 200 the week before. 


The infection rate is still lower than a peak in September. 

Jackson County continues to have the highest COVID-19 infection rate among Athens area counties at 373 per 100 thousand, Madison is at 282, Barrow at 194, Oglethorpe at 184, and Oconee the lowest at 134. 


Here is a summary of the latest results from the most local 2020 elections.


9th Congressional District


Republican Andrew Clyde, 284,253 - 79 Percent


Democrat Devin Pandy, 74,388 - 21 Percent



10th Congressional District


Jody Hice (I) (Rep), 230,787 - 62 Percent


Tabitha Johnson-Green (Dem), 138,561 - 38 Percent

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Thousands of pages of election documents were released by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office ahead of a hearing in an open records lawsuit. 


The watchdog group American Oversight says the Secretary of State Brad Raffensburg’s office did not respond to dozens of requests for election records in recent months. American Oversight bills itself as a nonpartisan ethics watchdog investigating voter suppression. 


WSLM Radio

Additional sites to vote in Athens-Clarke County are coming on-line this weekend. 

Tomorrow, from 9 am to 4 pm, voters can go to the ACC Library on Baxter Street, the Miriam Moore Community Center on McKinley Drive, the Athens-Clarke Tennis Center on Lexington Road, and the Athens-Clarke Extension Office on Cleveland Road in addition to the Board of Elections office and City Hall.