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The Pros and Cons of Chicken Plants in Downtown Cumming

The Pros and Cons of Chicken Plants in Downtown Cumming

Pierce Garramone, Jaeden Amiri-Owens, Sarina Starling, and Baylor Collins

February 27, 2019

Downtown Cumming is an older section of Cumming, GA, home to antique historical buildings like the Forsyth County Courthouse and City Hall, along with many hole-in-the-wall restaurants and small businesses. It is widely considered the heart of the town. However, it has lost its charm due to the stron...

Trump Administration Working to Decriminalize Homosexuality Worldwide

Trump Administration Working to Decriminalize Homosexuality Worldwide

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

It is well known that people can be very critical of differences. It seems we always find a way to lash out at said differences. It’s a sad truth, and one that the Trump Administration is willing to address in response to notably horrific Iranian policies regarding homosexuality. On January 10th,  an unidentified man, was publicly hanged in the Iranian city of Kazaroon for being an active homosexual. Richa...

Do Students Feel Safe After Kidnapping of 13 Year-Old Jayme Closs?

Do Students Feel Safe After Kidnapping of 13 Year-Old Jayme Closs?

Ashleigh Stemple, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Jayme Closs was kidnapped from her rural home in Barron, Wisconsin on October 15th. Her parents, James and Denise Closs, were fatally shot in their house after Jayme’s captor, Jake Thomas Patterson, broke into the house by shooting open the door with a shotgun that he acquired from a family member. According...

The Influenza Virus

The Influenza Virus

Christina Cannady, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

The influenza virus, better known as the flu, is a highly contagious virus that affects the nose, throat and lungs. The flu is an untreatable virus that is spread  person to person and often lasts one to two weeks. The virus can be very severe and even lead to death in some cases. People often get th...

Poverty: Found Where We Least Expect It

Poverty: Found Where We Least Expect It

Sarina Starling, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

  Poverty is a growing epidemic throughout the world, and it isn’t exclusive to primarily developing countries. America’s poverty rate is surprisingly high, especially when compared to other developed countries in the world. The United Nations describes America as a nation near the bottom of the...

Cumming’s Winter Wonderland

Cumming’s Winter Wonderland

Emma Harding, Editor

December 5, 2018

Ice skating has always been a loved winte r festivity and it has finally arrived in Forsyth county. Mayor Troy Brumbalow has worked hard these past few months in order to make this winter dream a reality. The Winter Wonderland in Cumming Ice Skating Rink opened Thanksgiving day and won’t close un...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Note: This article contains no bias towards any candidate. In this article we will look at their stances on some key Georgia issues, and their pros and cons in a nonpartisan, educational manner. The candidates will be in alphabetical order by first name. Brian Kemp: Brian Kemp is a Georgia native, ...

Western High School Students Pepper Sprayed After Fight

Western High School Students Pepper Sprayed After Fight

Ashleigh Stemple, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

On Thursday, October 11th, 2018, nearly fifty students at Western High School in Las Vegas were pepper sprayed due to a fight. The argument, which was about racial and cultural differences, escalated to a full-out brawl. Up to twelve students were directly involved in the fight. During lunch time,...

The Cumming Fair – What’s New For 2018?

The Cumming Fair – What’s New For 2018?

Pierce Garramone, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

The Cumming Fair, one of our city’s biggest and most celebrated events, is back in town for the year of 2018.  The fair is praised by people of all ages. Children have the opportunity to eat junk food like funnel cakes and soft serve ice cream, get their faces painted or drawn as a caricatu...

Hurricane Michael’s Path of Destruction

Hurricane Michael’s Path of Destruction

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Tropical Storm Michael has strengthened into a hurricane, and here is what to know: It is headed north in the Caribbean Sea It will be a major threat to the Northeast Gulf in Florida by Wednesday night Storm surge and damaging winds are likely to ravage the coast of Northwest Florida The s...

Are the Kavanaugh Hearings Affecting Georgia’s Governor Race?

Are the Kavanaugh Hearings Affecting Georgia’s Governor Race?

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Last week we saw two powerful testimonies, one from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford of California and Judge Brett Kavanaugh of Washington D.C. The hearings have been one of the most polarizing issues of 2018, with 83% of Republicans believing Kavanaugh is innocent and 77% of Democrats believing Kavanaugh is guilty. Have their testimonies been affectin...

Nike Controversy with Colin Kaepernick – What Does This Mean For Nike?

Nike Controversy with Colin Kaepernick – What Does This Mean For Nike?

Pierce Garramone, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Nike is one of the most prominent and affluent clothing brands out there today. They manufacture millions of sport-based shoes, t-shirts, and other articles of clothing, targeting athletes of any age. It is one of the top-producers of apparel in the world. Recently, however, the company found itself in hot...

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