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ACC Solid Waste truck
Athens-Clarke County

Athens-Clarke County Commissioners could vote Tuesday on a proposal to change how garbage is collected in downtown Athens.

ACC Commissioners eye new police SUV purchases

Apr 5, 2021
A Ford Police Interceptor SUV
Ford Motor Company

Athens-Clarke County Commissioners will be taking a look at a proposal to purchase 9 hybrid SUV's for the police department.

Kemp lashes out at Abrams, Biden, "cancel culture"

Apr 5, 2021
Governor Brian Kemp
Georgia Public Broadcasting

  Georgia Governor Brian Kemp went on the attack against Major League Baseball and so-called "cancel culture," while playing defense on a new elections law that has drawn criticism from across the state and the nation.

Speaking at a press conference, and backed by dozens of mostly unmasked supporters and state lawmakers on Saturday, the governor accused MLB, as well as Georgia-based companies Delta and Coca Cola of being "afraid of Stacey Abrams." Abrams was the governor's 2018 Democratic opponent, and is a vocal critic of the state's elections procedures and the new law.

Photo/Spencer Donovan

A committee of Athens-Clarke County lawmakers continued to refine the language of a proposed civil rights ordinance in a meeting on Thursday.

The ACC Commission’s legislative review committee spent most of their meeting yesterday discussing a potential civil rights ordinance, something that many commissioners have wanted to pass for months. ACC officials say the current draft of the ordinance incorporates ideas from similar laws passed in the metro Atlanta cities of Brookhaven and Decatur.

AP Photo/John Amis

Americans had to find other ways to keep themselves entertained during baseball season in 2020, but, beginning Friday, April 9th, the game known as "America's Passtime" is ready for its in-person fans. The Atlanta Braves opened the season Thursday with a 3-2 loss against the Phillies. The Braves’ home opener will be on April 9th at Truist Park, also against the Phillies. Truist Park will open at 33% capacity. Capacity will expand to 50% for the Braves’ second homestand which begins on April 23rd.

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