Word on the Street

  • Diabetes Awareness Month

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Nov. 1 is Type 1 Day and Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day. Wear blue and draw a blue circle on your hand to raise awareness.

  • The Classic Center

    Green Life Expo

    Exhibit booths for the 2015 Green Life Expo on Jan. 10 are available for purchase. The expo features dozens of exhibitors sharing green services and products. $60–250.

  • The Classic Center

    CCCF Scholarships

    The Classic Center Cultural Foundation is currently accepting applications from high school students for its performing arts and culinary arts scholarship programs. Visit website for application, eligibility requirements and audition information. 706-357-4417,

  • Bike Lines Against Sabal Trail Pipeline

    The Georgia Climate Change Coalition is sponsoring a three-day bike ride from Athens to Albany (200 miles) to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the proposed pipeline project. Cyclists will participate in community organizing events at each stop along the way. Group transportation will be provided for the return trip. Nov. 22–27. RSVP to