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On the morning of September 11, 2001, Greg Trevor was in his office on the 68th floor of One World Trade Center. Twenty years later, Trevor, Associate Vice President for Marketing & Communications at the University of Georgia, remembers that day and its aftermath.

This essay first appeared in James Magazine – Insider Advantage Georgia.

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For years, the West Broad School site has been the subject of intense controversy for the Clarke County School District.

The site, a historic reminder of the “separate but equal” era in public education, has been the focal point of debate and disagreement between historic preservation advocates and the school district.

Last week, the Board of Education saw two possible plans for the site. Both would preserve the 1939 Minor Street building, but one plan calls for the complete demolition of a 1950s building on Campbell Lane.

Athens News Matters: This Week's Panel

Sep 10, 2021

Alexia Ridley talks with this week's panel: Chris Dowd, Caitlyn Stroh-Page, and Gwen O'Looney.

UGA Researcher Offers Hope for COVID with Gout Drug

Sep 10, 2021
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COVID-19 case continue to climb across the nation and the around the globe, with no cure on the horizon and limited treatment options for patients. New research at the University of Georgia shows promise in combatting the disease. Dr. Ralph Tripp is lead author of the study and GRA Eminent Scholar of Vaccine and Therapeutic Studies in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He says a gout medicine, already in use for more than 40 years seems to stop all the virus, and potentially many others, in its tracks.

Athens Library Commemorating 9/11

Sep 10, 2021
Athens Regional Library

The Athens Regional Library is commemorating the 20th anniversary of September 11th. Rhiannon Eades, Public Information Officer at the facility says it’s important for the library to provide the remembrance for community members.

“September 11th changed our nation, it changed the world and it’s been 20 years” Eades said. “It’s a milestone anniversary and we wanted to commemorate that and provide the opportunity for community residents to learn about it and to reflect upon it. We thought it was an important thing for to do for our community.”

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