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Atlanta Braves End Series vs Mets with two Wins and Two Losses

 Second basemen Ozhaino Albies catches an out to end the third inning. (Photo by Atlallday)
April 26, 2019

The Atlanta Braves  beat the New York Mets on Sunday, April 14, with a score of 7-3. The game took place at Suntrust Park, where the four-game series was held. In the MLB, a four-game series is when two...

Tiger Woods: “The Comeback Kid” Wins the Masters Once Again

 Tiger Woods celebrates winning the Masters for now the fifth time and winning his first major championship in years. (Photo by Getty Images.)
April 26, 2019

It is no secret that Tiger Woods’ career took a turn for the worse between his divorce, DUIs and many injuries due to playing the game for so long. Many people thought he would never return to being...

Lady Raiders Have a Tough Break for their First Golf Tournament of the Season

Junior Grace Wood gets ready to hit a long drive on to the fairway. Photo by Billy Wood.
February 28, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s girls golf team had their first tournament of the season on Saturday, Feb. 21. The tournament took place at Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course, almost two hours away from North...

“Thank You, Next” – How to X Out Your Ex

“break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored” -Ariana Grande
Photo designed on Canva with credit to Google Images.
February 28, 2019

Author’s Note: This piece is satirical. In reality, I suggest not handling break ups with casual distaste. You are dealing two hearts in a relationship, so breaking up can go terribly wrong or pretty...

An Olive Garden in Dawson County is in the Works

An Olive Garden is on its way to Dawsonville, GA. They are hoping to have a successful turn out when the facility is built. Though this is the Canton Location, it should look quite similar. This photo was taken from George Daniel.
February 28, 2019

For the past few months now, construction workers have been creating another Olive Garden. This new location will be built on the corner of Highway 400, down Dawson Forest Road. It will be replacing the...

Generation Z: Generation Z Faces A Dilemma; Stay the Same, or Change the World

It is time for Generation Z to take a stand and change our image. One person can make a difference, but together we can change the world.
February 28, 2019

Each generation has their own set of strengths and weaknesses that can be traced back to them. Somehow Generation Z, or our current generation,  has been linked to a larger list of weaknesses than past...

The Grammy Awards and its Concerning Voting Process

The Grammy Awards is known to be one of the most highly esteemed nights in music. Although important to the world of music, the voting process still shows inconsistencies and flaws.
February 28, 2019

Known as the “most important night in music,” the Grammy Awards are single-handedly the most anticipated event for music-lovers across the world. However, although important to the culture and recognition...

Mrs. Dykes, NFHS Finalist For District TOTY

Mrs. Amy Dykes standing with members of the NFHS staff after she learned that she had been chosen as one of seven finalists for District Teacher of the Year. (Photo credit to NFHS Facebook page.)
February 26, 2019

Teacher of the Year (TOTY) is an award given school-wide and district-wide between several schools. For the 2018-2019 school year, the staff at NFHS has voted for Mrs. Amy Dykes to be the NFHS teacher...

Negative Body and Self-Images Are Not Helping Anyone

Teenagers are constantly struggling with trying to look perfect. This causes negative self and body-image which honestly isn’t helping their struggle.
February 26, 2019

Imagine yourself looking in the mirror to see your reflection and not being happy with it. Unfortunately, this is the reality for many teens everywhere. Body image is how and what a person thinks and...

U.S. Dissolution of INF Treaty

In 1987, the United States and Russia entered into a treaty to end the Cold War, a treaty which started the process of nuclear disarmament for both countries. Now, U.S. leaders are considering backing out of the treaty in the light of Russia’s continued disregard for its terms and conditions. (Photo Credits: left, from NPR; right, from DefenseNews.)
February 26, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 1, President Donald Trump issued a statement announcing that the U.S. was officially withdrawing from a long-time treaty with Russia, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty....

Hard Work Paid Off in the Long Run for North’s Track and Field Team

Forsyth County’s first high school track meet of the season went well for North’s Raiders.
February 26, 2019

On Feb. 13, all Forsyth County track and field teams, including North’s, traveled to Lambert High School to run in Forsyth County’s first track meet of the season.  Coach Shively and North’s Track...

Lady Raiders Basketball Advance to Elite Eight

The Raider Arena is fired up after Lady Raider Ansley Allen makes a three.
February 25, 2019

The North Forsyth High School Lady Raiders advance after defeating the Duluth Wildcats 59-52. The game was played at Raider Arena on Feb. 20. The Lady Raiders entered the state playoffs after defeating...

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