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Neighbors Oppose Potential New Development in Gainesville

Neighbors Oppose Potential New Development in Gainesville

Meg Nelson, Staff writer and Editor December 5, 2023

In Gainesville, Georgia, about two miles north of the historic square, is an undeveloped piece of land along Thompson Bridge Rd. The 30-acre lot sits between two quiet residential streets and is adjacent...

Cop City referendum in Atlanta City Hall.

Cop City Controversy

November 16, 2023

In the face of widespread opposition, the city of Atlanta is proceeding with their plans to build an 85-acre police training center, often referred to as “Cop City” in the South River Forest in Dekalb...

10th Anual Gainesville Pro Rodeo

10th Anual Gainesville Pro Rodeo

November 16, 2023

This past weekend, Sept. 15 and 16, was the Southern Rodeo Company's 10th annual “Gainesville Pro Rodeo” hosted by the Assembly of Praise Church in Lula, Georgia. The event took place at Chicopee Woods...

Highlands to Islands Trail

Highlands to Islands Trail

Megan Nelson, Editor September 26, 2023

The Highlands to Islands trail is an exciting project being constructed across Hall County. Like the Atlanta Beltline, this paved footpath will enable pedestrians and bikers to safely traverse over thirty...

Drunk Birds: Flying Under the Influence

Drunk Birds: Flying Under the Influence

Megan Nelson April 25, 2023

Georgia Department of Natural Resources issued a statement in early April that warned of a rather amusing problem- drunk birds. As funny as it may sound, it's no laughing matter when the intoxication proves...

Pentagon Documents Leaked on Minecraft

Pentagon Documents Leaked on Minecraft

Megan Nelson April 11, 2023

A leak of classified documents last week has sent top Pentagon officials scrambling to confirm their validity. Documents, some of which baring the highest stamp of security “Top Secret”, were uploaded...

Nashville School Shooting is 13th This Year

Nashville School Shooting is 13th This Year

Megan Nelson March 28, 2023

Yesterday on March 27, 2023, yet another devastating mass shooting was carried out in an American school. Three precious 9-year-old children were shot to death in the place they should be safest, never...

What To Do About Dying

What To Do About Dying

Megan Nelson March 21, 2023

There are a few universal truths that connect all of us, one of which is the fact that we will all one day die. Confronting the idea of death is uncomfortable for most people, to say the least. In life,...

Good News in Gainesville

Good News in Gainesville

Megan Nelson February 28, 2023

Good News at Noon is a non-profit organization located on the corner of Dorsey Street and Pearl Nix Parkway in downtown Gainesville. They aim to help and rehabilitate people who are facing homelessness...

Cracking the Eggspiracy

Cracking the Eggspiracy

Megan Nelson February 27, 2023

The recent spike in egg prices has ruffled a lot of feathers. Now, small-scale farmers and homesteaders across the country, who own laying hens to feed their families, are reporting an unusual lull in...

The Hudgens Center For Art Exhibits My People by Basil Watson

The Hudgens Center For Art Exhibits “My People” by Basil Watson

Megan Nelson February 21, 2023

                                   

photo by megan nelson

Valentine’s Day

Megan Nelson February 2, 2023

Critics accuse Valentine’s Day of being a “Hallmark Holiday” intended to serve a capitalist market but those who turn their noses up at Cupid’s bow might be missing a much bigger mark. Feb....

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