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Georgia Ranks Highest in 2016 Lethal Injections

Georgia Ranks Highest in 2016 Lethal Injections

Grace Wood, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017 • 170 views
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In 2016, Georgia took the lead in the entire nation of the number of lethal injections for the entire nation, even outranking Texas which slowed down due to rescheduling, with Georgia having a total of nine executions and Texas having only seven. Overall, nine executions is the highest it has been in...

Russian Hacking Scandal: The Truth Among The Lies

Russian Hacking Scandal: The Truth Among The Lies

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017 • 143 views
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Throughout the course of Donald J. Trump’s win, there have been many protests for recounts and for him to be impeached due to the claim that Russia hacked into the governmental system and altered the voting in Trump’s favor, which caused the Democratic committee a harsh loss. Many have stated...

NFHS Participates in “Week of Kindness”

NFHS Participates in “Week of Kindness”

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor
March 6, 2017 • 133 views
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During this past month of February, NFHS’s Student Council hosted daily events to celebrate the national “Random Acts of Kindness” week from Feb. 13 to 16. As they helped to spread joy and kindness throughout the school, there were various opportunities for students to get involved in showing appreciation...

Dylann Roof and the Emmanuel AME Church Shooting

Dylann Roof and the Emmanuel AME Church Shooting

Abigail Ingram, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017 • 115 views
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During the U.S. District Court ruling in Charleston South Carolina, the jury convicted Dylann Roof guilty for the church shooting and came to a unanimous decision that he would be sentenced to death. In 2015 Dylann Roof entered the doors of Emmanuel AME Church as the members welcomed him in. He then...

Top News Countdown

Top News Countdown

Hailey Yarbrough, Editor-in-chief
February 24, 2017 • 126 views
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Giraffes move toward “silent extinction” A conservation group reports that giraffe populations are falling fast and by 40 percent in the last 30 years. The main causes of why these gentle giants disappear so quickly point toward habitat loss, illegal hunting (poaching), and civil unrest in the ...

Flint Not Forgotten

Flint Not Forgotten

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017 • 172 views
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After the recent water crisis in Flint, Michigan appeared out of nowhere in the spring of 2014, a massive news story that dominated many journalistic sources, people were shocked to find out the statistics behind Flint and the government corruption, along with the horrible sanitation issues in which...

North Forsyth DECA Takes Home 13 Awards at District Competition

North Forsyth DECA Takes Home 13 Awards at District Competition

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor
February 10, 2017 • 144 views
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The members of DECA, a club that prepares emerging leaders in marketing, finance and hospitality in today’s society, represented North Forsyth exceptionally well during its Region 8A competition at First Baptist Church on December 1. The event marked an important milestone for every student involved,...

Lanierland Park: A New Era for North Forsyth

Lanierland Park: A New Era for North Forsyth

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
February 1, 2017 • 1,094 views
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In March 2016, ground was officially broken for the construction of a new, 109-acre park off of Jot-Em Down Road named Lanierland Park, coined after its predecessor, Lanierland Music Park, a popular country music hot spot for more than 36 years which closed in 2006. The new recreational park's grand...

Lake Lanier at Lowest Level since 2012

Lake Lanier at Lowest Level since 2012

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017 • 162 views
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The water levels in Lake Lanier began dropping earlier this year after an extended period without rain; the lake level has not been this low in close to four years. Lake Lanier is the source of Atlanta’s water and if the levels get progressively worse, water will be a thing to fight for in the surrounding...

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor
January 24, 2017 • 312 views
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  In addition to the recently completed construction, North Forsyth High School has set aside a part of its yearly budget to improve its up and coming healthcare pathway. Inspired by the growth of other schools in the district, North is preparing to unveil a completely facilitated training ...

Georgia’s 2016 Ballot Decisions

Georgia’s 2016 Ballot Decisions

Abigail Ingram, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016 • 163 views
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Despite the enormous amount of drama and rioting in the media recently because of the election, Georgia’s citizens had more than just one pressing decision to make: amendments 1, 2, 3 and 4 to be exact. Amendment 1 was defeated. It was geared towards education and chronically failing public schools;...

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016 • 287 views
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This year, the North Forsyth High School Winter Guard will not participate in any competitions. Instead, they will work on perfecting technique and teaching newcomers, including 8th grade students who are interested in doing fall and winter guard, how to do everything so that they will be prepared for...

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