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‘23 Dawgs

Jackson Blackwell, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

We were the championship favorites to enter the year After two of them in a row, that’s what we wanted to hear The past two years, we had won it all But we still knew the streak was bound to...

Cody Jinks Performing in Marietta

Georgia Country Music Fest

Ross Akins, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

The Georgia Country Music Fest has been one of the anticipated events of the year, according to the fans with Marietta being the destination for the event, it was destined for success in its inaugural...

Worst Stinging Bugs in Georgia

Worst Stinging Bugs in Georgia

Emma Simmons, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2023

Georgia is filled with bugs, as I’m sure is apparent to anyone who has left their door open for 0.5 seconds in the summer. Many are harmless, like the crane fly (commonly known as the mosquito hawk)...

The House of Lauvau is Georgia’s central drag group.

The Transgender Elephant in the Room

Kai Shabman, Opinion Editor March 28, 2023

I had the wonderful opportunity to go see a live drag queen show in Forsyth for the very first time on March 21st. It was such a supportive space and it was a place for people to really come together for...

Hopes and prayers to the Millard family

Georgia Man Gone Missing

Janis Parry, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

Scenic Highway became the scene of a ruthless murder on March 6. The man's body, Nathan Millard, was found twelve days after he reportedly went missing. His body was lying near Scenic Highway, wrapped...

Firefighters responded to a blazing Atlanta cop car after violent protesters lit it on fire.

The Georgia State Emergency

Maddie Lewis, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

On Jan. 26, Gov. Brian Kemp granted a state of emergency after the continuous violent protest in downtown Atlanta. The protests were an effect of a shooting near a future law enforcement training center...

Georgia weather being an inconvenience to everyone. Photo made by Janis Parry

Weather That Doesn’t Make Sense

Janis Parry, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

Spring, fall, winter, or summer- the weather could not care less what time of the year it was. It continued as a single entity boundless of norms or correction. It rained when it was not the rainy season...

Using your vote as your voice.

What You Need to Know About the Midterm Elections

Abby Shoemake, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

On Nov. 8, Georgia, along with many other states across the nation, will participate in the midterm elections in which registered voters can vote for a wide range of candidates running for various positions....

The two political parties campaign to become the next governor of Georgia. Photo by Furman University.

Georgia Governor Primary—How Will It Affect the Turnout in November?

Madison Lamons, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

The 2022 Georgia gubernatorial election is upcoming on Nov. 8, and the candidates are on edge as their future to become the next governor of Georgia will be in the hands of voters. The primary candidates...

Photo Credits: CNN

Georgia Storm Scammers

Olivia Robert, Staff Writer March 21, 2019

On March 3rd, tornadoes touched down in Alabama and central Georgia. These tornadoes caused the injuries of many people in the area. This is being said to be the deadliest tornado outbreak since 2013....

 Georgia Bulldogs fans were understandably disappointed that they once again lost the SEC Championship Game to the Alabama Crimson Tide. This marks the third occasion in the last 10 years that Georgia has lost against Alabama despite a promising lead early on in the game. (Photo credit:

Alabama Sweeps Last-Minute Victory Against Georgia in SEC Championship Game: An Analysis Based on Past History

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief December 22, 2018

On Saturday, Dec. 1, the University of Alabama’s football team turned the tide to beat the Georgia Bulldogs in this football season’s SEC Championship Game. Georgia appeared to have the upper hand...

Georgia governor candidates Stacey Abrams (left) and Brian Kemp (right) (Photo credits: Atlanta Magazine).

Georgia Governor Race and Why Results Are Taking so Long

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor November 26, 2018

As of November 9th, the results for the Georgia governor election state that Republican candidate Brian Kemp has won with 50.3 percent of votes, with Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams having 48.7 percent...

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