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Local Communities Respond to Harvey Relief Efforts

Houston, Texas, and its surrounding areas may be more than 800 miles away, but it isn’t stopping Northeast Georgian’s from asking how they can help. Oconee County Sheriff’s Office¬† On Wednesday, August 30, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office sent out a Facebook message asking for people to bring supplies to be sent to hurricane victims…

Simple Swabs Turn Students Into Saviors

When Usha Kaila’s sister was only 5 years old, a severe medical scare showed just how important bone marrow donations can be. “She was getting bruises really easily. We went to the doctor to kinda figure out what that was. And, she was needing blood transfusions, because she had a blood condition where her bone…

The hashtag that builds homes

By Savannah Brock Social media has changed the way people can affect the world around them. For Veterans Day people around the nation are posting, liking and tweeting photos, videos and even hashtags that show their support for the ones who risked their lives to save their nation. General Motors Corporation, GMC, set out to…

Community Christmas lends a helping hand in Oglethorpe County

By Zack Sims For most families, Christmas is a time filled with family, food and presents– lots of presents. However, some families don’t get to experience Christmas that way. That’s the case for Lisa Howard and her four children. Howard underwent surgery on her leg and has been out of work since August. This meant…