Monthly Archives: November 2014

UGA turned NFL player Benjamin Watson’s moving Ferguson post goes viral

Following in the path of Martin Luther King, Jr, Atlanta is to be commended for its peaceful, thoughtful protests in response to the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. Atlanta continues to shine as a beacon of hope for civil rights – … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

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Poverty rates climbing in Georgia schools

Ty Tagami The Atlanta Journal-Constitution English teacher Alyssa Montooth said many are from single-parent households, with no one to push them to study. Some have jobs. They don’t eat well. They don’t get enough sleep. And they’re not doing homework … Continue reading

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Convicts Pat Reid, Tony Pope to be Released on Bond Until Trial; DeKalb Judge Resigns

Wow. What a convoluted, twisted, crazy, anticlimactic story. We’ve come full circle in order to go nowhere. Whew. We are exhausted. We have no energy (or budget) for another trial. We’re pretty sure the rest of DeKalb is done with … Continue reading

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Underfunded underdogs win cross country championship

CLARKSTON, Ga — The Clarkston High School cross country team isn’t wearing letter jackets. They aren’t sporting the newest technology in running shoes. They’re not showing off their new championship rings. This team looks different. They don’t have enough warm-up … Continue reading

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