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Vanguard, one of the many sites online offering virtual consultation for mental health.

Virtual Consultations Persist Post-Pandemic

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

In the wake of the most recent pandemic, healthcare delivery has undergone a profound transformation. Among the most notable changes is the remarkable surge in virtual health consultations. This shift...

Navigating the Nicaraguan Immigration Journey

Navigating the Nicaraguan Immigration Journey

Trinity Cromwell, Editor April 25, 2024

Nicaragua is one of the few countries  that still has a communist government present. Unfortunately, this leads the country’s citizens on the road to engaging in civil war often. In order to fight for...

Its Raining Cats, Dogs, Tears and Money

It’s Raining Cats, Dogs, Tears and Money

Peyton McClure April 25, 2024

When you see a dog in a dorm room, you probably have lower stress and lower blood pressure. Pets have lots of health benefits, according to the National Institutes of Health.  ESAs (Emotional Support...

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...

What It Takes To Be a Student Leader

What It Takes To Be a Student Leader

Colin McCollough April 24, 2024

With more than 400 clubs and multiple programs at the University of North Georgia, there are many leadership opportunities for students. Leading a club as a president or a hall as a resident assistant...

The Lula Ramp has seen consistent flooding since September of last year.

Flooding at Lula Boat Ramp Sparks Concern

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

The Lula boat ramp, which is a vital access point for water enthusiasts and fishermen alike, has been plagued by recurrent flooding incidents over the past few years, prompting growing concerns among residents...

Dollar General Location in Aerial, Georgia.

Concerns Emerge in Dollar General Stores

Austin Solesbee, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

Current rumblings have surfaced in both Habersham and White County regarding the quality control requirements at nearby Dollar General stores. Residents and employees are voicing their frustrations over...

View of Hawthorne Pool at Tallulah Gorge

Take a Hike

Ozong Agborsangaya, Staff Writer April 18, 2024

The spring season is in full effect as the flowers are blooming and the temperatures are starting to rise. While the region may lack in big city attractions, it more than makes up for it in the outdoor...

Acting: Entertainment vs. Trauma

Acting: Entertainment vs. Trauma

Peyton McClure April 18, 2024

“A boomerang returns back to the person that throws it," says Vera Nazarian, fantasy and science fiction author. Alleged actions detailed in a new documentary series about what happened on Nickelodeon...

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...

Modern Hunting and Gathering

Modern Hunting and Gathering

Colin McCollough April 17, 2024

Amassing a collection of one type of item is a fairly common occurrence in many people, whether it be commemorative stamps or books. Studies show that 33-40% of the population in the United States collect. The...

The U.S. Justice Department sues Apple claiming illegal monopoly over smartphone market (Regtech Times)

The U.S Justice Department Sues Apple

Logan LeSueur, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the tech giant Apple over its alleged illegal use of antitrust laws and holding a monopoly in the smartphone market.  The DOJ announced that they are accusing...

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