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On Friday, March 22, Princess Kate Middleton of Whales announced to the U.K. and to the world that she was recently diagnosed with cancer (Photo by The Prince and Princess of Wales/X page)

Royal Family Member Receives Life Changing Diagnosis

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor April 10, 2024

Princess Kate Middleton of the British royal family recently revealed that she has been battling an unknown form of cancer. Experts agree that the announcement could hold major ramifications for the U.K.’s...

Beyonce’s new album “Cowboy Carter” has taken over the Country Realm of music. It’s debut Billboard’s Hot 100 Country chart makes her the first black woman in history to open so high on the list.

Beyoncé Dominates Country Charts

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor April 10, 2024

American R&B and pop star Beyoncé recently waded into new waters with the release of her new album, "Cowboy Carter". The release has not only taken over radios across the U.S., but it has also made...

Professional Boxer and Internet Personality Jake Paul will fight Legendary Fist Fighter Mike Tyson on July 20, 2024.

The Biggest Fight of the 21st Century

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor April 6, 2024

Social media superstar turned professional fist-fighter Jake Paul recently announced that he will square off against boxing legend Mike Tyson. The two will duke it out on July 20 at AT&T Stadium in...

In its short lifetime, the Cumming City Center has become a pillar of economic and community growth within the expanding town. The venue offers a bounty of shops and eateries for residents to enjoy.

Cumming City Center

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor March 29, 2024

Within the past couple of years, the Cumming City Center has been a symbol of the town's economic growth. The recreational center that already houses a plethora of stores, eateries and taverns is set to...

The outdoor siren on the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville Campus. The alarm is tested every February, May, August and November.

Tornado Season; UNG’s Plan of Action

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor March 12, 2024

Tornado Season in the state of Georgia lasts from March to May and with the recent El Nino set to weaken soon, the chance for tornadic storms grows steadily. However, the University of North Georgia is...

The Hall & Hound Brewing company is a popular hangout spot for residents throughout northern Cumming, GA.

Hall And Hound; Cumming’s Next Big Hangout

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor March 6, 2024

The Hall & Hound Brewing Company has made a name for itself as a community favorite in northern Cumming. According to locals, the restaurant and soon to be brewery is a great place for them to grab...

Braves players celebrate their 2021 World Series Championship. Since that title, Atlanta has fallen three games to one against the Philidelphia Phillies in back-to-back seasons and look to redeem themselves in 2024 (Photo by Ashley Landis/AP Photo via WFTV)

Braves Look to Overcome Obstacles, Reestablish Their Dominance

Jack Thurmond, Writer/Editor February 22, 2024

Following back-to-back disappointing finishes to their season, the Atlanta Braves enter 2024 looking to return to the top of baseball's mountain. With Spring Training only weeks away, the question is...

Elon Musk’s organization Neuralink declares that it has successfully given a human its brain implant. The product could be an unprecedented development in the medical field but does come with risks. (Photo from Getty Images via news24)

Neuralink Makes Medical Breakthrough, Comes with Great Risk

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor February 15, 2024

Elon Musk’s company Neuralink recently announced its first successful human brain implant. The results could be revolutionary, but they still come with a considerable risk.  Neuralink is a company...

The Cumming City Center location of Wrights Fish and Chips. The British store has called the shopping center its home since the spring of 2023.

Local Restaurant Receives Meritable Recognition

Jack Thurmond, Staff Editor February 8, 2024

Nestled within the Cumming City Center in Cumming, Georgia is one of Forsyth County’s newer hidden treasures. Wright's Fish and Chips, otherwise known as The Wright Chippy, is a traditional British style...

Former President Donald Trump celebrates his titanic victory over Governor Ron DeSantis and Former Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Iowa Caucus. Trump has solidified himself as the odds-on favorite for the Republican side, however an upcoming insurrection decision by the Supreme Court may put things on hold for the frontrunner.

Trump Awaits Pivotal Supreme Court Decision

Jack Thurmond, Editor February 1, 2024

Former President Donald Trump awaits a Supreme Court decision declaring if he can be kept off 2024 presidential ballots. The resolution could prove critical in the upcoming election.  As of January...

Kang the Conqueror as played by Actor Jonathan Majors. The villain was meant to be the Marvel Cinematic Universes next major supervillain. With Major’s recent arrest, the character faces a recast and could even be wiped from the studios future all together.

Marvel Faces a Major Problem with Kang

Jack Thurmond, Editor January 18, 2024

Former Hollywood Actor Jonathan Majors was found guilty on Monday, Dec. 18, 2023, of assault charges against his ex-girlfriend. The resulting verdict means changes are in line for Disney's Marvel Studios...

The Pueblos in Cumming Georgia is a community favorite among residents. Pueblos, the restaurant that started it all for Sergio Moreia and Laura Estrada, now has three locations in Dahlonega, Cumming, and Gainesville.

Meet the Couple Behind Pueblos and Other Local Eats

Jack Thurmond, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

On a typical weekday, Laura Estrada and Sergio Moreia spend long hours making sure their customers get nothing less than the best culinary experience possible.  The two local entrepreneurs are known...

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