The Athens Historical Society presented the 2018 Augustus Longstreet Hull Award to Charlotte Thomas Marshall during their annual meeting. Marshall has edited and written many books and papers on Athens history. The award, which recognizes those who have contributed to recording and studying Athens history, was presented in the Richard B. Russell Library.
Mokah and Knowah Johnson, President and Vice President of Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement held a Town Hall meeting in the Appleton Auditorium of the Athens-Clarke County Library, following the events in Charlottesville, to discuss whether or not Athens’ monument should be removed. The video includes Milton Leathers’ reading of his grandfather Andrew Erwin Cobb’s speech before the 1924 Democratic National Convention.