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Kayla Jordan and Anna Lucia Sanchez, marketing majors, getting ready for graduation this spring.

Celebrating the Class of COVID-19

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor April 25, 2024

COVID-19 had an impact on the entire world. One of those groups affected was the class of 2020 high school graduates. Despite schools trying to provide a memorable graduation amongst the chaos and challenging...

Flowers sold at the market.

Shop Local at the Cumming Farmers Market

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor April 25, 2024

The Cumming City Center welcomes residents from all over to their weekly farmers market every Saturday from 8-11 a.m., in the parking lot. Each week, there is a mix of familiar and different vendors...

Branchwater restaurant in Vickery Village from Branchwater Facebook page.

Branchwater Vickery Has Flavor

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor April 25, 2024

Branchwater Steak and Seafood, located In Vickery Village in Forsyth County has been a go-to restaurant for 11 years, this June. “I came into this area and wanted to create a restaurant that could be...

The Ice Cream Social.

The Ice Cream Social

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor April 18, 2024

The Ice Cream Social is a five-star dessert shop in Forsyth County. The business opened last June and already won best of Forsyth 2023. “It was so exciting winning best of Forsyth. We had only been...

Works from the exhibition.

The Creativity of The Industrial Slaves

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor April 10, 2024

Atlanta’s High Museum of Art introduces its newest exhibition, Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina. The exhibition will be running now through May 12. The art depicts...

Vickery Burger under construction before opening.

Forsyth’s Up-and-Coming Smash Hit Burger Spot

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor April 10, 2024

Forsyth County residents will soon have a new go-to burger spot. Vickery Burger Bar has started construction and is set to open in Vickery Village sometime this month. This new restaurant will take...

One of Theo Vons shows.

Theo Von is Making his Return to Atlanta

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor March 21, 2024

Theo Von, popular American stand-up comedian, is making his return to the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on April 4-5. Von started the Return of the Rat tour in Sept. 2023 and is concluding his tour right here...

Morgan Wallen on tour.

Morgan Wallen Speaks Out

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor February 29, 2024

Morgan Wallen, country artist, just recently won 11 Billboard Music awards while currently on his One Night at a Time tour. His fame has grown tremendously since 2015 when Wallen’s five-star Stand...

Members of the Guild of Tabletop Gamers playing a game.

The Guild of Tabletop Gamers Welcomes Students Every Week

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor February 8, 2024

The University of North Georgia hosts Game Nights throughout the semester. They are held on the Gainesville campus in the Robinson Ballroom. The games start at 1:30 p.m. and go until 5:30 p.m. every Friday. The...

A variety of salsas.

UNG’s Annual Salsa Making Contest

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor February 5, 2024

The University of North Georgia Nighthawks Entertainment department and Latino Student Association is collaborating to host a salsa making contest Feb. 8 from 11a.m.-2p.m. The UNG Latino Student Association's...

Timmy Cox after a big Miracle League win.

Miracle Leagues Mission

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor January 31, 2024

Miracle League started as an outlet for kids and adults with different learning abilities to get active and be a part of a team. The organization has helped build self-esteem and start new friendships...

Coach David Misiaszek and his son Connor Misiaszek after a game. Photograph by Blaire Misiaszek

The Georgia Jackets Inspires Athletes

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

The Georgia Jackets is an organization that helps athletes in their baseball careers and everyday lives. Jeff Auterson played for the LA Dodgers and is helping kids achieve the same goals he once dreamed...

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