Local briefs include temporary closure of Athens homeless shelter

Clarke Co BOE, Elbert Co Commission hold evening work sessions

Positive tests for coronavirus lead to the temporary closure of the Bigger Vision homeless shelter on North Avenue in Athens.

With Wednesday’s first day of the new school year in the books, there is an evening work session for the Clarke County School Board: the Board meets at 6 at School District offices on Prince Avenue in Athens.

University of Georgia students who ended summer semester classes Wednesday are taking their final exams today: UGA is ramping up for the August 17 first day of fall classes.

Governor Brian Kemp brought his campaign to Jackson County, speaking in a Wednesday evening fundraiser in Jefferson. Kemp, a Republican from Athens, is looking to hold off an election year challenge from Democrat Stacey Abrams.

There is an afternoon work session for Elbert County Commissioners, a 5 o’clock meeting at the County Government Complex in Elberton. The Elbert County budget is on the agenda.

He teaches 5th grade math at Hartwell Elementary School: David Longworth has been named Hart County Schools Teacher of the Year.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.

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