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Aiming to Succeed

Aiming to Succeed

“Leaving your mark” – it’s an expression often used to inspire students to achieve great things in all they do. The expression is literal when it comes to the exceptional archery team at Hickory Flat Charter Elementary. The group is making many across the region take notice with their strong performances in just their second...

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Grief Is The Price Of Love

Grief Is The Price Of Love

Feisty and spirited are two words used often to describe Terry Milling. While these are true, Terry was also a girl, the youngest of three daughters, who just wanted to live life. She wanted to go to school, enjoyed playing soccer and loved to paint. Terry had a style all her own – shoes were...

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Robo-Writer

Robo-Writer

(Local 3rd Grade student has“itch” for inventing robots and writing books) By JD Hardin As far back as many of us can recall, we have at one time or another thought about the world with robots all around us. Whether these robots were human-like or merely made our lives easier, there was an invention smart...

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How Safe are Your Kids?

How Safe are Your Kids?

Growing up in McDonough, sildenafil I spent most of my childhood outdoors. I couldn’t wait to get home from school to go splash in the creek or build a new fort with my neighborhood friends. We had a simple set of rules that included being home before the street lights came on, buy and always...

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Before It’s All Said and Done…

Before It’s All Said and Done…

“I’m going to make the Olympic Team before it’s all said and done…” These words started Doug Gjertsen’s journey, buy sickness and they were spoken when he was a 14-year-old boy. When it was said and done, physician he did become an Olympic Gold Medalist. He made the U.S. Olympic Swim Team, not once but...

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Like A Boss

Like A Boss

…Do you have days when you feel out of control? …Moments when you aren’t really sure you will be able to keep yourself from yelling at the person who just cut you off?  …Or throwing something away that you just can’t seem to get right?   …What if for no reason you just banged your...

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Tan Your Hide

Tan Your Hide

Each year a surprisingly large number of American alligators invade the Southern Crescent. From the swamps of Louisiana and Florida, these ancient predators crawl from their watery home and travel through our fair community on their way to destinations around the world, like trekkers who endure a lay-over while venturing to an international appointment.  ...

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Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol

In the summer of 2009, Marybeth Leavell was working as the Executive Director of Forest Park Street School (FPSS). During a meeting, Leavell had the opportunity to meet Col. Bracewell, who happened to be active duty military and a member of Civil Air Patrol (CAP). As they discussed the different opportunities that FPSS had to...

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Dave Womack……On Playing The Masters

Dave Womack……On Playing The Masters

When 35 year-old Henry County native Dave Womack won the 2006 U.S. Mid Amateur Championship in Flagstaff, buy shop Arizona, buy it set the stage for him to achieve what most golfers can only dream about……to play in the Masters.  (Augusta National Golf Course invites the winner of the Mid Amateur Championship to participate in...

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The Thrill of Barrel Racing

The Thrill of Barrel Racing

Most of us have experienced the thrill of riding a roller coaster. We begin by anxiously waiting in line anticipating the excitement of the park attraction. When it’s our turn, we slide into the cockpit-like seat and get locked in with a padded lap bar, implicitly warning us of the impending danger. Finally, the car...