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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 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...

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...

UNG Spirit Week banners hanging outside of the Hoag Student Center on the Dahlonega campus.

Spirit Week Swings Into UNG

Robert DiClemente, Staff Editor February 1, 2024

The University of North Georgia’s Spirit Week is back for the spring semester with plenty of ways to celebrate across all campuses during the week of Jan. 22.  UNG’s Spirit Week is designed to...

The food pantry on Dahlonega Campus.

UNG Food Bank: Working to Combat Student Food Insecurity

Wesley F., Staff Writer December 14, 2023

Recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics uncovers a disturbing trend in higher education: About 4 million students are grappling with food insecurity, underscoring an urgent need for...

UNG Title IX Website

UNG Sexual Misconduct Policies Explained

Olivia Prevette, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

The University of North Georgia's Title IX office offers support and resources for students in instances of sexual misconduct. UNG Title IX Coordinator Misty McDonald said, "Title IX offers supportive...

The Cumming campus building. Photograph by Lizzy Gordon

Updating the Cumming Campus

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

The University of North Georgia Cumming campus opened in 2012 and is now under new construction . This will expand the campus making it a better experience for commuters coming from Alpharetta and Forsyth...

The Transformative Power of Literature

Wesley F., Writer October 10, 2023

In a quiet room at the Dahlonega campus library and through Zoom on Sept. 21, the University of North Georgia brought together three famous southern authors for a unique event called "Discussing Aliens:...

Photo by Robert DiClemente

North Georgia Women’s Soccer Ties with Flagler in Ranked Matchup

Robert DiClemente September 26, 2023

In a game that went back and forth for the full 90 minutes, No. 18 North Georgia Women’s Soccer ended its matchup with No. 11 Flagler College in a 2-2 tie on Saturday, Sept. 23.  This highly anticipated...

Rylan Lawyer, BSN Major at UNG Oconee

The Right Foot: How UNG Freshmen Can Set Themselves Up For Success

Bruce Clark, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

For many college freshmen, the first semester of college is a daunting task. Rylan Lawyer, a freshman BSN major at the University of North Georgia’s Oconee campus, said she “plan[s] lots before school...

UNG Soccer Teams Split Matchup With Young Harris in Battle of Blood Mountain

UNG Soccer Teams Split Matchup With Young Harris in Battle of Blood Mountain

Robert DiClemente September 12, 2023

For the 11th straight season, the University of North Georgia Men’s and Women’s Soccer took on rival Division II school Young Harris College in one of the first matchups for the Battle of Blood Mountain.  The...

A local market not far from the Hall County line in Northern Forsyth lost a good portion of its roof to the severe weather on July 20. Here, it is visible where the extreme wind gusts caused the front of the roof to collapse.

Local Storm: A Potential Product of Rising Climate

Jack Thurmond, Staff Writer September 7, 2023

On July 20, at around 5 p.m., people all over the city of Cumming, Georgia were getting ready to clock out of their jobs and head home. It had been a hot, humid yet calm afternoon. All that would change...

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