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Pathway to Success

Pathway to Success

Students at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy are taking advantage of a groundbreaking program to overcome their individual learning challenges and find success in high school, college, and beyond. The Arrowsmith program was created in the 1970s but was installed at ELCA in 2011. It serves students in grades 3-9 (eight students are in the program...

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You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Haven House has been a vital resource in Henry County for nearly four decades, and it is as busy as ever. It was founded to help women going through domestic violence situations who needed support when going to court. A shelter was opened in 1999 as the organization recognized the need for more services, which...

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Recipe: Key Lime Cake

Recipe: Key Lime Cake

I started working on this simple recipe after visiting St. Simons Island and having a lime cupcake from a local dessert shop. It is so simple to throw together and always a crowd favorite in the spring and summer at cookouts, although I think my favorite way to enjoy a slice is with a fresh...

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It Takes an Army of Angels

It Takes an Army of Angels

 “No man, woman or child should go without basic human needs. It takes an Army of Angels to meet the greater need,” says Rhonda Miller. Born in Alabama, raised by a single mother, in a house with seven siblings, Miller experienced all too well the pangs of hunger. One of her most impactful childhood memories...

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A Life in Color

A Life in Color

Since the age of five, Bernard Gore of Hampton has daydreamed vivid images in vibrant color. Captivated by the countless possibilities for creativity in his elementary art class, Gore eagerly picked up a pencil and paper and began bringing to life the images and stories in his mind. “I’ve always been a daydreamer,” said Gore....

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Soaring to New Academic Heights

Soaring to New Academic Heights

A new program at Creekside Christian Academy is helping students to reach their full academic potential. The new Learning Solutions program began this school year with a focus on reading interventions through Creekside’s STARS (Support To Achieve Reading Success) program.             “Research tells us that 90% of students who struggle in reading at the end...

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From the Stadium to the National Stage

From the Stadium to the National Stage

Countless hours of preparation in the form of practice, rehearsals, and fundraising have led to an exciting opportunity for Ola High School’s Marching Band. On Saturday, April 13, 2024, the Ola High School Marching Band, made up of 90 students from the 9th through 12th grades, will be performing in The National Cherry Blossom Festival...

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A Miraculous Place for a Miracle Young Man

A Miraculous Place for a Miracle Young Man

Before he was born, 17-year-old Mekhi Floyd faced life-threatening challenges. His mom, Altovise Floyd, became concerned about a month before her due date, having noticed limited movement by Mekhi. Seeking medical care, it was determined that she would need to have her baby boy right away and so labor was induced. Mere hours after his...

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50 Years of Serving Henry County

50 Years of Serving Henry County

Sure, being a firefighter involves risking your life to help others in the event of an emergency, but it’s also about finding your second family. “Hanging out at the kitchen table with the crew is the most comfortable place in the world,” explains Billy Petite, current assistant chief of EMS operations with the Henry County...

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The Beauty of Wood

The Beauty of Wood

Chris Bradley sees wood differently from the average person. “I’ve always loved the artistry of the natural product that wood is, and the entirety of its lifespan – from a tiny little seed into a full tree, into processed lumber, into furniture or houses, after which the wood can then be reprocessed again and turned...

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