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Mayoral Candidate Looks to UGA to Contribute More Mayoral candidate Richie Knight believes UGA could do more to be an active partner with Athens-Clarke County. “UGA is our largest employer and an indelible part of Athens’ identity,” Knight says. “But it also pays extremely low wages....

Ready or not, here it comes. Election season is back. Athens-Clarke County residents will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote for the most recent ballot initiative: TSPLOST, or the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. Here are three things to know about TSPLOST...

In February, Richie embarked on a year-and-a-half long journey to run for Mayor of Athens-Clarke County. Over the last six months, Richie’s had an incredible time connecting with citizens in a new way. Our team has put together six things to know about the first...

4.0 AVERAGE GPA, 20 PERCENT INCREASE IN APPLICANTS SINCE 2013 Athens, Ga. - The academic qualifications of incoming students at the University of Georgia have risen dramatically over the past several years, with each successive class reaching unprecedented heights. The Class of 2021 continues that extraordinary...

The presidential race feels like it's barely over, and local elections are still 15 months away, but campaign season officially arrived again when young businessman Richie Knight declared his candidacy for Athens-Clarke County mayor last week, joined by a few dozen supporters at City Hall. Knight...

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