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When You Are Broken

When You Are Broken

By Pastor John Anderson Broken. Every time that word comes up I immediately go back in my mind to a day when I was in second grade. I was taken out of class and informed by my teacher and principal that my mother, on her way to pick me and my sisters up from school,...

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Feeding the flocks

Feeding the flocks

 Who would do this? Who, on a fixed income themselves, would spend their own money and spend considerable time providing food for thousands of people every year? Fret over meeting nutritional needs, freshness and quality? Organize the volunteers, meet their spiritual needs, and ask for zero in return? Pastor Gussie Norwood Coley, that’s who. The founder and leader...

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Building a generational bridge

Building a generational bridge

Sometimes the youngest among us can solve big problems. One such problem is social isolation among older adults. It is estimated that 43 percent of seniors experience some form of social isolation and this percentage is expected to continue to grow as Baby Boomers age over the next two decades. Regardless of whether seniors are...

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Getting Ahead with Dual Enrollment

Getting Ahead with Dual Enrollment

Getting on with life Teens earning a two-year college degree, even before leaving high school Finish high school and then go to college: It’s been the way of our education system for decades. But, like many other parts of life, the way children are being educated is changing, especially for high school students in Henry...

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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...