Seasoned drivers offer tips to avoid collisions

Tori Smith, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

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It is deer mating season and they are everywhere, especially on the roads late at night when drivers are making their way home. Stallings Collision Center stays busy during this season fixing cars with deer accidents cause...

Students anxious to get jobs, make money

Jada King, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

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Some teenagers have a typical day of attending school, going home, and doing their homework. Other teenagers spend their time studying and participating in afterschool activities, such as sports practices and club meeting. Still,...

Parade kicks off holiday season

Nicole Guy, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

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The excitement of the holiday season was kicked off Nov. 28 with the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. While windy weather threatened to cause trouble with this year’s event parade operators insisted on putting on...

Students look forward to the freedom of being a licensed driver

Ayana Warner, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

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Getting your learner’s permit is a big accomplishment in your high school years and something that most students have been looking forward to since freshman year. Still, with learning to drive comes a lot of responsibility,...

December brings SOLs stress for students

Claudia Watkins, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

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The first weeks of December brings day-long SOL testing, which means students are studying their hardest in order to pass each test they are required to take and receive credit for their class. With more than 11 different subject...

First YOVASO meeting set for Friday

Princess Elliott, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

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On Oct. 29 Hillary Parrish, an Averett University student, visited Galileo Magnet High School as a trainer for Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety. YOVASO, an organization established to protect and encourage safe...

Students remember Blockbuster as the chain announces store closings

Skyler Tuggle, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

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There was a time when renting entertainment media was not as simple as going to a Netflix account and dropping the movies, television series, or games one wished to rent into your queue.  Years ago, the only way to rent entertainment...

Students share favorite holidays

Ayana Warner, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

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Everyone has their favorite holiday whether it is Christmas, New Year’s, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, Veterans Day, St. Patrick’s Day, or maybe even Memorial Day. Some people consider their birthdays as a holiday because...

Students share family Christmas traditions

De'shja Rodgers, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

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It is no secret that Christmas is right around the corner. It is time to break out the stockings, string popcorn, and make gingerbread cookies, and those are just a few of the traditions that families may enjoy for Christmas. “My...

To fry or not to fry, that is the question

Jada King, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

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The holidays are coming up which means turkeys are being killed by farmers, sold to distributors, and bought by consumers. Families, businesses and other consumers go to the store every year and buy a turkey for various holiday...

How soon is too soon for holiday decorating?

Claudia Watkins, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

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[su_spacer size="5"] This year, just like every year, people have started putting up their Christmas decorations up even before the Thanksgiving holiday. Is it too early to put them up? When is too early to put them up? Most...

Volunteers needed for Community Christmas Dinner

Annie Scearce, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

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[su_spacer size="10"] Chairman of the Annual Community Christmas Dinner Cheryl Sutherland is asking for volunteers to help with feeding more than a thousand people at the Community Market at 11 a.m. on Christmas Day. Already...

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