2016-09-14

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September 14 – WEDNESDAYBreakfast – Waffles, Syrup, FruitLunch – Pork Roast, WG Cornbread, ChickenTenders, Steamed Rice, Seasoned Greens, GardenSalad, Fruit September 15 – THURSDAYBreakfast – Pancake Pup, Syrup, FruitLunch – Chicken & Rice, WW Roll, Barbecue/WG Bun, Green Beans, Sweet Potato Fries, ColeSlaw, Celery Sticks w/Peanut Butter, Fruit September 16 – FRIDAYBreakfast – Pop Tart, Graham Crackers, FruitLunch – WG […]

Most love our National Anthem




National Football League player Colin Kaepernick created a stir on Friday when he refused to stand for the national anthem at the start of a preseason game. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback cited the prevalence of racism and oppression in America as the primary reasons he sat during the playing of the song. The Bay Area football star has been […]

‘ Watcha gonna say?’



Wise Italian grandfather – An old Italian man in Brooklyn is dying. He calls his grandson to his bedside, “Guido, I wan’ you lissina me. I wan’ you to take-a my chrome plated …38 revolver so you will always remember me.” “But, Grandpa, I really don’t like guns… How about you leave me your Rolex watch instead?” “You lissina me, […]

Let’s go to the Movies

“ Sully”

“Sully” tells the story of eponymous pilot Chesley Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), who on January 15 2009, after a dual engine failure in midair, landed a large passenger aircraft in the middle of the Hudson River. The landing was rough, unconventional, and controversial, but it saved the lives of all 155 passengers and crew on board. Though there were many heroes […]

FBLA Elects Officers for 2016-17



We have had a great start in FBLA this year! Our membership has grown incredibly since last year, and we recently held our leadership elections. As you can see, the results of the elections look very promising. Our 2016-2017 FBLA officers are as follows: Adre’ana Etheredge – President; Autumn Cason – Vice President; Teaira McEntyre – Assistant Vice President; Talvin […]

SGA Warriors Lose to Flint River Academy in Damascus



The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors suited up for battle again this past Friday night in their hometown of Damascus against Flint River Academy. As the captains shook hands and flipped the coin, spirits could have never been higher. There was that certain excitement and energy in the air from the crowd ready to see some of that Friday night football. […]

Pirates Fall to Mitchell, 30-15



Coming off a big win over Terrell County a couple of weeks ago, then having an open Friday night, allowed the Miller County Pirates time to practice, focus, and put on their game face for this past Friday night’s game against Mitchell County. The only “BUT” to this was that Mitchell County also had their game face on as well. […]

“A Story from the Pentagon, 9/11/2001”



“Happy birthday,” Ed said, dropping an enameled gold medallion into my husband Bill’s hand. On one side were the words “Combating Terrorism.” A ferocious eagle with talons outstretched for prey was poised above the word “terrorism.” On the reverse side, the words “Department of Defense, United States of America” were engraved. “It’s our office coin,” Ed said. Ed, an old […]

Trump’s Silver Lining



*Trump’s special qualifications for being president* Let’s check out Trump’s presidential qualifications: • Obama is against Trump. • The establishment Democrats are against Trump. • The establishment Republicans are against Trump. • The Pope is against Trump. • The UN is against Trump. • The EU is against Trump. • China is against Trump. • Mexico is against Trump. • […]

It’s Voter Registration Month



The Supreme Court, in a 4-4 tie, Wednesday, August 31 2016, refused to review a lower court’s ruling on North Carolina’s voter ID laws. The decision – or no-decision, keeps the decision of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in place, which means that North Carolina voters will not have to show any form of identification when they go to […]