Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Ripple Effect Film Project

    Filmmakers of all ages and levels of experience are invited to create original short films about water conservation, water stewardship, litter prevention and beautification. Finalists' films will be screened at the Blue Carpet Premiere on May 16. Visit website for official rules and entry form. $1,000 in cash prizes. Deadline Jan. 30.

  • ACC Library

    Affordable Health Care Sign-up

    Athens Neighborhood Health Clinic will be in the computer lab to help residents sign up for insurance. Feb. 2, 4 & 6, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE!

  • Athens, GA

    Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission

    The ACC Leisure Services Department is currently accepting applications to fill two vacancies. Monthly meetings are held to develop a plan for a river-oriented greenway system and to recommend measures for protecting the resources of the Oconee Rivers and their tributaries. Visit website for application. Deadline Jan. 30. 706-613-3801,

  • Talent Show

    The Carnivale of Black Hearts is seeking talent show contestants. Burlesque, circus acts, comedy, theater, music and other odd talents are welcome. Cash prizes. Deadline is Feb. 21. Send entries with descriptions and links to