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Athens News Matters

For over 15 years, Athens News Matters has been a vehicle to connect listeners with the stories that matter from Athens and around Northeast Georgia. In July 2019, the program was relaunched in a new format, an hour of content, including the panel of commentators which has been a mainstay of Athens News Matters, but adding more stories, features, interviews, and more.

Latest Episodes
  • East side library explainer - The panel discusses what is ahead for ACC Commissioners - Aging sewer lines causing antibiotic resistance - National Diaper Need Awareness Week - Math and anxiety in students - Athens Reads series begins
  • District 2 special election info - Historic Athens Porchfest 2022 - The East Side Library and Board of Elections meeting - Nina Totenberg - Active teens and vaping - Tales from the garden: The Chaste Tree - Art Rosenbaum remembrance
  • Athens News Matters for September 9, 2022
  • Athens News Matters for September 9, 2022
  • Athens News Matters for August 26, 2022
  • New ACC commissioners discuss priorities - The Panel - Prisons, heat, and violence - GA Music Hall of Fame exhibit - Tales from the garden: Bee Balm - Celebrating WUGA's 35th anniversary
  • The panel - Program brings doctors to rural counties in GA - Farmers and mental health - Growth in suicides among farmers - Record number of bald eagle nests in GA - 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder'
  • New ACC commissioners discuss priorities - The Panel - Prisons, heat, and violence - GA Music Hall of Fame exhibit - Tales from the garden: Bee Balm - Celebrating WUGA's 35th anniversary
  • The panel recaps Tuesday's commission meeting - COVID-19 data from wastewater - Pet food insecurity - NIL one year later - Summer reading series - Tales from the garden
  • Covid-19 update - The Panel - Evictions in Athens - Mindfulness and Meditation - Summer Reading Series - Sociopathic cats