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Overcoming obesity, staying fit: Camp helps educate kids, families on health

Overcoming obesity, staying fit: Camp helps educate kids, families on health

Children who are overweight and/or obese are becoming more and more relevant across the state of Georgia. 

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‘So many prayers’: Tripp Halstead doing well after latest surgery

‘So many prayers’: Tripp Halstead doing well after latest surgery

Tripp Halstead, the Jackson County child who was injured by a falling tree limb at a Winder daycare center in 2012, had successful spine surgery ...

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Finding her purpose: Bethlehem breast cancer survivor turns to children’s books

Finding her purpose: Bethlehem breast cancer survivor turns to children’s books

Bethlehem resident Michelle Cox vividly remembers the life-altering phone call she received on July 21 of last year.

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RICH: The bi-vocational preacher

In the months before we married, I sought to show Tink the Southern mountains of my raising. On a colorful autumn afternoon, I was driving ...

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SMITH: Some nuances of the English language

BRIDGE, England – This village with which you may be familiar has not a single stop sign or traffic light.   

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RICH: Buying the tractor

It was time for spring cleaning around the “Rondarosa” which seems to always start with a ton of limbs, twigs and branches that have fallen ...

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RICH: My uncle's old trunk

When I was the age of 4, Mama’s uncle, a kind and successful man, died. The call came late one night that his life ...

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SMITH: A nice visit to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – You may have heard this song before. I like Pittsburgh and all that I know about this vibrant city, its three rivers, the Steelers ...

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Barrow resident Robinson wins congressional art competition

Barrow resident Robinson wins congressional art competition

Thursday, Georgia Congressman Jody Hice welcomed Barrow County resident Bianca Robinson, the winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for Georgia’s 10th Congressional District ...

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Staff Blogs



The game-changing pink suit

Ask anyone in my age bracket who they think of when you mention a pink suit, and Jackie Kennedy will be the answer. She became ...

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Simplicity and Significance

I am a man of rather simple joys: writing, knife making, Skyrim, movies. 

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PHELPS: Smile bravely and often

This world...What can you say?

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A host of ghosts

The paranormal is popular topic these days with a new paranormal show airing seemingly every week on one TV channel or another.

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Humor in church

I grew up Baptist and still am, and I've been in church all my life. Anything and everything can happen at church.

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