Coming to America, A Refugee’s Story

With the current administration in office and in particular, President Trump’s stance on refugees and immigrants, we hear about refugees and immigrants on all news media platforms daily. The refugees and immigrants issue is just one of a long list ... [Read More]

The Business of How Food is Served

The Caseys are a close-knit group. Always have been. I hope it continues for the next generation,” said Bill Casey, the semi-retired Chairman of the Board for LTI, who came to work in the summer for his father and uncle, the original owners, when ... [Read More]

Art is an Element of Life for Jordyn Speakman

  Jordyn Speakman is definitely living her life in her own way. As a radical believer in the land of pop stars and reality stars this Southern Crescent resident chooses a Cello as her claim to fame.  Though the world’s general view has changed ... [Read More]

Today’s Women’s Movement

More than 4 million people around the world joined the Women’s March in 2017, and in 2018, an estimated 1 million hit the streets again. The #MeToo movement shined a spotlight on sexual harassment, forcing predators to step down from power. And ... [Read More]

A Quiet Hero, Honoring a Freedom Rider

Freedom Rider, Dr. Pauline Knight-Ofosu, Rhode a Bus Into American History “I used to say we were called; then I said we were chosen; and now I honestly think we were ordered .” Pauline Knight-Ofosu remembers her decision 50 years ago to ... [Read More]

Taking the Fear out of Police Authority for Children

You don’t have to be a Riverdale resident to feel the residual effects of losing a leader like Major Gregory E. Barney, who was killed February 11, 2016 in the line of duty. His presence was also felt–and missed–throughout Riverdale ... [Read More]

Sabrina Isdell, One of 3 Triple Threat Educators

What is a triple threat teacher? The answer lies not in can we make our core classes fun again, but more like who do we need that will make, Math…Momentous, Reading…Revolutionary, and Science…Spectacular. The answer lies in a few golden ... [Read More]

The Great Connector

Georgia’s job market is constantly evolving, and for ambitious students who can’t invest four years of their life or tens of thousands of dollars in a traditional university, it’s never looked better. Throughout the state, healthcare, ... [Read More]

Romance Major

Thirty years ago, college sweethearts and recent college graduates John and Julie Cook sealed their bond in marriage. In a world of online dating and IMs, Julie and John met in person. John remembers, “We were fixed up on a blind date at a pool ... [Read More]