The upcoming special election for Clerk of Superior Court will be March 20, 2018. Those running include:

Kimberly Slaughter
165 Slaughter Rd
Sunny Side, GA 30284

Rhonda C. Barnes
624 Forrest Avenue
Griffin, GA 30224

Joanne F.  Kuprian
1605 Summerwoods Circle
Griffin, GA 30224

Debbie L. Brooks
1218 Rehoboth Church Road
Griffin,  GA 30224

As we have for the past 8 decades we will broadcast complete election returns on March 20 beginning at 7:30 pm. The Broadcast will be on “The Rock” 88.9 FM and WKEU 1450 AM /and 102.3 FM.”

In Barnesville a home located at 23 Brown Street was totally destroyed by fire that broke out at 4:am Wednesday morning.

Officials indicated they believed the home was unoccupied.  There were no injuries to firefighters and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

WKEU would like to thank Walter Geiger and the Barnesville Herald Gazette for their assistance in this news story.  You can subscribe to the Herald Gazette on lie at

In a programming note, the University of Georgia-Griffin Campus News, which airs on WKEU AM 1450, 102.3 FM and 88.9 FM The Rock, will be moving from Tuesdays mornings to Thursdays starting February 8.

The program, which updates listeners on the many research projects, higher and continuing educational opportunities, as well as other community outreach endeavors undertaken by UGA-Griffin, will continue in its normal time slot of 9-10 AM. The move from Tuesdays to Thursdays will better enable Assistant Provost and Campus Director Dr. Lew Hunnicutt to participate in the weekly program.

The final Tuesday broadcast of the UGA-Griffin Campus News will be heard on January 30 with the program shifting to Thursdays on February 8.