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Winterville Marigold Festival

May 19, 2017

The city of Winterville is holding its annual Marigold Festival Saturday.
The Marigold festival began in 1971 and ran until 2002, before former mayor and current board member Emily Eisenman brought in back in 2009.
She says there are plenty of events beginning with a country breakfast at 6:30.

"You can come out real early as early as 6:30 in the morning," Esienman said. "It goes on until evening, probably 9 or 10 o' clock when the music ends. The bulk of the vendors, though will be open 9 to 5."

Embark Georgia Leadership Conference

May 19, 2017
Shannah Cahoe Montgomery / Fanning Institute

 

 

Day one has wrapped up for the inaugural Embark Georgia Leadership Conference. The University of Georgia's Fanning Institute hosted the event on college access and resources for students facing homelessness or foster care.

Each student has a unique situation and UGA football player and finance major Steven Van Tiflin is no different, he unexpectedly found himself at risk of homelessness.

New Rabies Therapy

May 15, 2017

In the latest segment of Classic City Science, host April Sorrow discusses fascinating research that resulted in the development of a new treatment and therapy for Rabies, even after the disease has spread to the brain. Doctor Biao He, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Dr. Zhen Fu, Professor of Pathology, both from UGA's prestigious College of Veterinary Medicine, share their findings.

A new, 90-minute documentary focuses on how Athens shed its small-town, conservative southern roots to become the city it is today.

Local film producers Kathy Prescott and Grady Thrasher are premiering their latest work, “Athens in Our Lifetimes” Wednesday evening at Cine. Prescott calls the film a labor of love.

Campus Carry Protest Planned for Arch

Apr 25, 2017
Alexia Ridley

A student-led protest group is holding its third rally opposing campus carry legislation. The group of University of Georgia students is holding yet another protest rally Wednesday evening at the Arch.

 

 

They are inviting members of the community to join faculty, their fellow students, and others in taking part. Organizer Mallory Harris says they also want like-minded citizens to take action.

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