Full Episode – May 5, 2015 (Mayoral Debate)

For the 10th and final episode of the semester, GC 360 hosted a live debate between the three candidates for the special Milledgeville mayoral election. This debate was also covered by 13WMAZ and the Union-Recorder.

Thank you for tuning in with us this semester.

Candidate Profiles:

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LIVE MAYORAL DEBATE – May 5, 2015

There will be a special election for Milledgeville Mayor in June.  As we have been following this unfolding story of City Turmoil in Milledgeville since the beginning of the semester, we will be holding a live debate between the three candidates on May 5, 2015 at 4pm.  Watch the debate LIVE on Channel 180 (Charter) or watch later on this website!

We will have the following Mayoral Candidates on air for a live debate: Melba Burrell, Floyd L. Griffin and Gary L. Thrower. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

**UPDATE: We are asking the public to submit questions to ask the mayoral candidates during the debate on May 5th. Please submit your questions to gc360news@gmail.com, or leave them in a comment on this post.

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Food Desert

There is an area just south of Milledgeville that is classified as an “urban food desert,” where at least 20% of households are under the poverty line and at least a third are more than a mile away from the nearest grocery store.  GC 360 reporter Jesper Hagel interviewed some of those affected by the “food desert.”

Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana is now legal in Georgia; however, patients still have to purchase the drug out of state, which brings up some new complications. What else is important to know about this new law? GC 360 reporter Hillary Hunnings set out to learn more.