AthFest Educates announced the lineup for the 2021 AthFest Music & Arts Festival.
After last year's forced cancellation, AthFest Educates is gearing up for the festival's 25th anniversary featuring over 55 local and regional bands, including Hotel Fiction, Cloudland and Neighbor Lady. https://www.athfest.com/outdoor-schedule
The recent constitutionality of a state law will allow Columbia county to move into a new judicial circuit. Columbia county will “separate from the Augusta Judicial Circuit, leaving Richmond and Burke counties” behind, according to the Associated Press.
Attorney Willie Saunders is one person who opposed the change, claiming that because the newly created judicial circuit would have another district attorney, the restructuring would nullify every vote for Jared Williams, the first Black district attorney in the Augusta Judicial Circuit.
The Clarke-County School District https://www.clarke.k12.ga.us/ is moving forward with plans to renovate the controversial West Broad School site for their Early Head Start program.
The Fiscal Responsibility Committee (https://www.clarke.k12.ga.us/domain/101), which provides financial guidance to the school board, discussed updated renovation plans for three buildings on the historic West Broad School campus.