Tags: children

Controversial Adoption Rules Blocked in Georgia

As the 2017 Legislative Session comes to an end, the LGBT Pride community celebrates Georgia lawmakers’ failure to pass adoption bill updates. The changes to House Bill 159 would have protected adoption agencies who do not wish to work with LGBT couples.This includes private adoption agencies that are funded by the state. Georgia Unites Against…

Parents Struggle to get a Refund from Swim School

Some Oconee County parents want their money back from the Georgia Aquatic Center in Watkinsville. The parents say a disagreement that banned a coach from the swim center last month cost them the program and their money. Coach Sean Gillan ran “Sean Gillan Swim School” for a year and a half out of the facility.…

The Global Compassion of Athens

Compassion International connected Athens residents with kids from South America, Africa, the Caribbeans, and even Asia all in one weekend. They’re looking to connect even more residents to children worldwide. Compassion International came to Cornerstone Church Athens and ushered a walk-through in which attendants went through a twenty-minute visual presentation. Through an audio recording, they heard…

Extra Special People Summer Camp

Athens, GA–“Teammates” is probably not the first word that comes to mind when you think about Georgia and Georgia Tech. However, that’s exactly what they are today as they reveal their design plans for a summer camp for Extra Special People. Georgia and Georgia Tech students will present their designs to ESP representatives, campers and…

If children could vote, Obama would be president for the next four years. You may have heard students around the nation are voting. But how much does this vote really count? The Educational Publishing Company Studies Weekly is hosting it’s third presidential election for students. They say if students “vote” every four years as part…