April 9, 2008 RSS feed / School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

According to the History Channel, the American people eat 1 million tons of hot dogs a year, that is a lot of hot dogs. More...

Fishing for spawning bass

Among anglers, there is perhaps no more controversial topic than whether or not, as conservationists, we ought to fish for bass while they are spawning. More...

Georgia Ranks 43rd on National Education Survey

Nation's Spending Increases Overshadow Student Performance

(Washington, DC)- Based on a variety of indicators, ALEC's Report Card on American Education has found no direct correlation between conventional measures of education inputs, such as expenditures per pupil and teacher salaries, and educational out More...

Thanks Billy and Bobby for the great trip

As a youngster, I had no idea what it is like to be closer to three quarters of a century old than to be a half century old. As far as I know, it's not taught anywhere in school, and I never thought about it until recently. More...

MCAE Achievement Recognized

The third quarter of the 2007-2008 term for students at Miller County Adult Education ended on March 26, 2008. During this quarter, Tyjuan Byrd, Kory Toliver, and Marvin Tye completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

Pelzer, Pork, and Mr. Monroe

Pelzer Easley (you can't make up a name like that) walked out onto his front porch as I drove into his yard. It was February 14, 1988, 6:30 a.m. More...

SGA Warriors sweep doubleheader from Sherwood

The SGA Warriors ended up their spring break by sweeping a double-header from Sherwood Christian in Damascus Friday afternoon. The Warriors won the first game, 5-3, and took the night cap, 10-4. More...

HOSA students advance to nationals

After attending the state leadership conference in Atlanta on March 20, 2008, it was announced that three students from our local HOSA chapter would advance to the national competition in Dallas, Texas, in June. More...

What do teachers make?

The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life. One man, a CEO, decided to explain the problem with education. More...

Important Gun Legislation Passes in Georgia

Georgia lawmakers passed important National RifleAssociation (NRA)- backed legislation that will expand the rights of law-abiding gun owners and concealed carry permit holders. More...