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Athens News Podcast with Melissa Carter: Primary Choices and Community Voices: Navigating Athens’ Pivotal Moments - Featuring District 10 Democratic candidates Jessica Fore and Lexy Doherty

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In this week’s episode of the Athens News Podcast with Melissa Carter, we zero in on the highly anticipated primary elections set for May 21st, featuring a deep-dive interview with Democratic candidates Jessica Fore and Lexy Doherty, who are both contending for the Congressional seat from District 10. We kick things off with the latest headlines provided by Drake Realty, including a controversial decision by the University of Georgia to suspend students involved in protests, raising questions about free speech and the university's commitment to its mission. Associate Professor Janet Frick voices her concerns, sparking a debate within the academic community. Additionally, we cover the significant leadership change at the Boys & Girls Club of Athens following the resignation of former CEO Robert Finch amid serious allegations, with Sterling Gardner stepping up as the interim CEO. Tune in to get the full scoop on these stories and more insights into how they impact our community, straight from Athens' most trusted news source.

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