Athens News Matters

This week on Athen's News Matters, Alexia Ridley sits down with Auditor Stephanie Maddox to discuss the ongoing controversy of the alleged criminal wrongdoing of two high-ranking ACC officials, UGA researcher Ralph Tripp discusses a medicine that could be a game-changer in the fight against covid, an interview with a UGA pharmacy professor about the risks of vaping, a story on renewable energy sources, and Alexia Ridley sits down with this week's panel to discuss news and politics. 

This week on Athens News Matters, ACC District 5 Commissioner Tim Denson discusses the police civilian oversight board, Tommy Valentine of Historic Athens talks about the future of the West Broad School site, an audio essay from UGA's Greg Trevor as he remembers the tragedy he witnessed in New York on September 11, 2001, and Alexia Ridley talks with this week's panel.

Today on Athens News Matters,  Chris Dowd of Athens Politics Nerd discusses the dissmissal of a call to criminally investigate ACC Manager Blaine Williams, Clarke County School District official Gillian Whatley gives an update on Clarke County Schools and their response to COVID-19, and Alexia Ridley talks with this week's panel.

Today on Athens News Matters, Mayor Kelly Girtz on surging COVID numbers and how the city is gearing up for a full-on football season, the Senate last week passed a big infrastructure bill, plus, gaming addiction, and our panel on the week in news and politics.

This week on Athens News Matters, a special airing of the One Book Athens event with the authors of Stamped and Stamped for Kids, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Jason Reynolds, and Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul in conversation with UGA’s Dr. Valerie Boyd.

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