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The Simplicity of Cycling

The Simplicity of Cycling

Sometimes what we initially resist, can unexpectedly transform into something we will cherish the rest of our lives. Such is the case with my recent trip to Japan where my son suggested as a destination to celebrate his upcoming high school graduation. “Just roll with it,” I told myself. Upon the completion of the trip,...

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Poor Posture or Scoliosis? 

Poor Posture or Scoliosis? 

While poor posture, caused by tech neck or heavy backpacks, may not directly lead to a scoliosis diagnosis, being proactive about your child’s spine health is important to avoid fatigue and muscle pain. “When we walk, our head and neck should be centered over our hips. With poor posture comes less efficient movement, meaning fatigue...

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Miracles Still Happen

Miracles Still Happen

Brandi Benson decided to put her college education on hold to join the United States Army in 2008. After months of basic and advanced training stateside, she was deployed to the ongoing war in Iraq in December. She was placed close to the front lines, where constant explosions and hostile activities were ongoing. She was...

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Impacting Youth Today For a Greater Future

Impacting Youth Today For a Greater Future

Henry County’s own Boys & Girls Club location has been helping young people for nearly three years, and one in particular has been singled out as a prime example of how teens can benefit from the facility’s numerous programs. The Shaquille O’Neal Boys & Girls Club recently hosted its Youth of the Year celebration gala...

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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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