Thursday May 25th, 2017 10:28AM

Afternoon News Wrap

LISTEN: Gainesville couple create unique healthy food and drink options at their growing cafe
Ever wonder what a "frog in a blender" states like? Jeannie and Brett Copeland, and their unique menu options at the Natural Juice Cafe, are the focus of this week's Local Business Spotlight presented by Roberts Plumbing.
11:15AM ( 23 hours ago )
LISTEN: 9th congressional district candidate explains why he is hosting a 'Health Care Town Hall'
Joshua McCall (D-Gainesville) joins the Afternoon News Wrap to provide details of a planned non-partisan event to be held Thursday night in the Gainesville Civic Center.
7:15PM ( 2 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Part Two: Recovering opioid drug addict, Craig George, shares his tale of emerging from "darkness"
George, a recovering addict who is 6 months clean, joins the Afternoon News Wrap in part two of a one-on-one to explain how friends and family can help an addict.
5:00PM ( 2 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Owners of Glo-Crest Dairy Farm in Clermont (and their cows) are this week's Local Business Spotlight
Ever wonder how your ice cream, milk and butter get to your grocery store? Owner of Glo-Crest Dairy Farm and Mountain Fresh Creamery, Dr. Jennifer Glover, gave the Afternoon News Wrap a behind the scenes look.
10:25AM ( 2 weeks ago )
LISTEN: New Georgia legislation helps address ongoing opioid epidemic
This week, the Afternoon News Wrap continued its year-long look at Georgia's opioid crisis by discussing new legislation passed to address the issue, inviting back to the show Dallas Gay, someone many have called the driving force behind abuse legislation in the state.
8:38PM ( 3 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Gainesville Police Department explains how their drug "drop box" program works
GPD Sgt. Kevin Holbrook joins the Afternoon News Wrap to look at the growing opioid abuse epidemic in the city and the department's recent expansion from two drug take back days a year to 365.
11:17AM ( 3 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Kona Ice snow cone trucks help Gainesville residents keep cool, raise money for local causes
This week on the ANW's Local Business Spotlight, host Russell Brown chatted with Morgan Klieber of Kona Ice of Greater Gainesville, talking about the decision to enter the frozen treat business, as well as what the business is doing to help the community.
9:35PM ( 3 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Friends of Army 1LT Weston Lee discuss the legacy he leaves behind at UNG
Colin Marney and Nick Shaw, both students at the University of North Georgia and military members, talk about their plans for a scholarship in Lee's name as well who their friend was.
6:58PM ( 3 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Mental "burnout" increasingly common in health care-related professions
Mental "burnout" can take hold in any line of work, but it is especially prevalent (and dangerous) in the medical profession. Psychiatrist, instructor and author Dr. Michael F. Myers joined the ANW this week to talk about the issue increasingly popping up in the field of medicine, and how it can be addressed.
11:52PM ( 3 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Gwinnett County honors Animal Shelter volunteer who contributes over 1,000 hours a year
Sue Voorhees, a volunteer at the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter, is the recipient of the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award - an honor the United States government grants to volunteers who work 4,000 hours or more over the course of their lifetime. It took Voorhees only four years to achieve the honor.
7:14PM ( 3 weeks ago )