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School Shooting Training Drill Carried out at West Forsyth

School Shooting Training Drill Carried out at West Forsyth

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017 • 69 views
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, Forsyth County law enforcement went to West Forsyth to practice for a school shooting scenario. The drill involved over 100 police officers and firefighters as well as over 200 students, teachers and other adults, each with varying roles. Because few West Forsyth students volunteered...

ISIS Threatens NYPD

ISIS Threatens NYPD

Ben Bramblett, Staff Writer
February 3, 2015 • 329 views
Filed under Friday Links, Showcase

ISIS threatened the New York Police Department, ordering their supporters to “Kill police officers, soldiers, intelligence officers, and civilians in the United States.” A re-released video, originally posted in September of 2014, of ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al Adnani painted the Internet as well as social media this past week. Al Adnani mentioned Fra...

Riot Outbreak in Ferguson, Missouri

Lacy Hamilton, Editor in Chief
October 14, 2014 • 864 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase

Riots began in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday, August 9, 2014 after the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed 25 year old African American student. He was shot by Darren Wilson, one of the Caucasian officers of Ferguson.[1] Not only is the allegedly wrongful death of Brown a major conflict, but also racis...

Tragedy Strikes

Tragedy Strikes

Jackie Busche, Staff Writer
September 20, 2013 • 866 views
Filed under Features

On the morning of February 13, 2013, Officer Rolando Jimenez was directing traffic at Lanier High School in Gwinnett, as he had done many mornings since he started working at the high school when it opened in 2011. Officer Jimenez had indicated that he would like traffic to stop so that he could allow...

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