Feature Stories

On with the show!

Just days after The Chieftains released their 50th anniversary album last February, they packed the house at The Classic Center with their Grammy Award-winning brand of traditional Irish music. Band founder Paddy Moloney kept the chatty banter as fast as his …

Fighting for the future

The crowd of about 35 children at the Lay Park Recreation Center in Athens reacts strongly to the image projected on the screen at the front of the room:  “Ewwww.” “This is what we call meth mouth. Everybody say meth mouth,” …

A leg in faith

Runners gather at the far side of the track as time nears for the men’s final in the 400 meter dash. The 105 degree temperature from two days earlier has abated somewhat, but at 10 a.m. the sun is beating down …