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Meet NGMC Braselton’s first set of triplets and the mom who waited for them nearly 10 years

Maria Vega Solis waited the better part of a decade to be a mother; today, her prayers are answered threefold. On April 18, 2022, the 43-year-old Winder resident gave birth to Maria (4 pounds, 1 ounce and 17 inches), Samuel (4 pounds, 8 ounces and 18.25 inches) and Leah (3 pounds, 13 ounces and 17.5 inches) — the first set of triplets to be born at Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s Braselton campus.
BRASELTON, GA
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NAACP blasts Commissioner’s comments on Bulldog football players

The Clarke County NAACP has fired off a letter calling for condemnation of remarks made by Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Melissa Link, who in recent Commission budget meeting called Georgia Bulldog football players rapists and murderers. From the Clarke Co NAACP…. In our beloved nation you are innocent until proven guilty....
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RaceTrac murder defendant could face two trials

Former University of Georgia student athlete Ahkil Nasir Crumpton, 24, could be tried twice as a defendant in connection to the March 19, 2021 murder of RaceTrac clerk Elijah Wood. In March of this year, an Oconee County grand jury indicted him on charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, criminal...
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UGA AD: Comment about UGA football players is 'inaccurate, overgeneralized, and hurtful'

I’ve had the privilege to work in collegiate athletics for more than 20 years, 11 of which have been at the University of Georgia. I love Athens. I have three boys that attend Clarke County schools. Athens is woven into the fabric of my family’s life, so I was both saddened and disappointed to hear that an Athens-Clarke County commissioner recently made inaccurate, overgeneralized, and hurtful statements about our football student-athletes in a public meeting — statements that she has continued to defend in subsequent comments.

UGA cuts ribbon on Butts-Mehre expansion

Tuesday was a ribbon cutting day at UGA, with the ceremonial opening of newly expanded and renovated Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall. The $80 million upgrades come with a nutrition center, locker room, athletic training, and strength and conditioning spaces that serve football along with all other athletic programs at the University of Georgia.
BUTTS COUNTY, GA
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Georgia football will have an afternoon delight against Oregon

Georgia football finally knows when their first game of the 2022 season will happen as the Chick-fil-A Kickoff folks announced the kickoff time and network. While a 7:30 p.m. kickoff would be fantastic, there is one kickoff time that is genuinely better. The Dawgs and Ducks will be on ABC...

What late addition of Marcus Washington Jr. means for Georgia football

We had known that Georgia was operating at a deficit when it came to defensive backs. Georgia had just four scholarship cornerbacks this spring and started a walk-on, Dan Jackson, during the team’s spring game. “We’ve got to get better in the secondary to go where we’re going to...

Elections Supervisor reports Athens-Clarke Co districting snafu

Athens-Clarke County Elections Supervisor Charlotte Sosebee says a handful of homes on Athens’ west side were incorrectly assigned as District 2, when voters should have been casting ballots in District 5. Sosebee says the voters—13 of them—will receive new ballots. She says six were absentee ballots of which two have been received for tabulation. Seven are ballots that were cast in person and cannot be changed.
ATHENS, GA

Georgia vs. Oregon: 3 things that excite us about Week 1 2022 opener

We’ve known for some time Georgia would be opening its 2022 season against Oregon in Atlanta. We now know what time the two teams will start the 2022 season, as ABC will broadcast the game at 3:30 p.m. ET. While the game did not get the coveted primetime slot...

Dogs learn kick time for opener vs Oregon

Georgia Bulldog football fans can begin making plans for the September 3 season opener in Atlanta: the Dogs will begin the defense of their national championship with a game that is now set to start at 3:30, with television on ABC. The Bulldogs will play the Oregon Ducks in Mercedes Benz Stadium 108 days from today.
ATLANTA, GA

Baseball Bulldogs batter Blue Hose

The 25th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Presbyterian College Blue Hose 18-3 in front of 2,829 spectators at Foley Field, in the final midweek game of the season. “We just wanted to play clean baseball, and I thought we did that today,” said Georgia’s Ike Cousins head baseball coach Scott Stricklin. “We. had a lot of really good at-bats. Parks Haber, Garrett Blaylock, Cole Tate, Ben Anderson… Those are guys offensively that stand out, and I thought Davis Rokose did a really nice job of settling the game down. After that, the bullpen was outstanding.”
ATHENS, GA

Middle District of Georgia to hold “Protecting Houses of Worship”, a safety training series

MACON, Ga. (WRBL) — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia and the Georgia Sheriff’s Association are hosting a series of safety training conferences, “Protecting Houses of Worship”, across the Georgia area this summer. According to Melissa Hodges, Public Affairs Director of The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia, […]
MACON, GA
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