by Lindsay Boyle Steve Wilson didn’t want to be a sheriff, it wasn’t his dream. But it happened in 1996 when he was elected sheriff of Walker County, Georgia.
Seventeen students, six editors, one mission: visually document one county. Known more for the man-made Lake Hartwell that straddles the Georgia-South Carolina border, students from the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Documentary Photography course set out to see what life inside Hart County looked and sounded like. Gathering in the [...]
By Sarah Osbourne
By Wes Blankenship
It’s no secret that boredom and hormones are a dangerous mix in teenagers, who are all too likely to experiment with alcohol, drugs and sex. This is certainly true in rural Madison County, GA. In the most recent Madison County Behavior and Risk for Teens (BART) survey from 2003, 17 and 18 year-old high school [...]
In this week’s sports round-up, see what President Adams’ prediction is for the SEC game against LSU, what the Gym Dogs were ranked in their preseason and which team the Lady Bulldog’s won a 37-point victory against.
Check out which three highschool students have been signed to Georgia’s mens basketball team, which university was recently accepted into the SEC and which Georgia football player was recently placed on probation.
Here’s more info on a Georgia soccer player who has always had a love for the sport, a football player with an interesting past, and the Dawgs’ anticipation on making it to the SEC.
In this week’s sports round-up, former Bulldogs play in the UFL, the Bulldogs fall to Alabama in volleyball and the football Dawgs defeat the Gators with a 24-20 win.
In this week’s sports round-up, the SEC investigates the Georgia-Vandy postgame confrontation, former Bulldog quarterback David Greene advocates for kids affected by HIV/AIDS and Mark Richt wishes a big-time football prospect happy birthday.
Health & Science
By Kristy Densmore
By Cody Schmelter
The European E.coli outbreak made headlines last summer as the death toll mounted to 50, as 4,000 suffered bloody diarrhea, and as an unprecedented number of victims suffered kidney failure. This was the largest outbreak of foodborne E.coli illness on record, but it could have been worse. Investigators used a high-speed DNA sequencing technology to [...]
If American women believe that they are destined to outlive their male counterparts, they may need to think again. Right now, life expectancy in the United States is 81.3 for women and 76.2 for men. But new data released on April 19, shows that men are now outpacing women in lifespan gains. Even more surprising [...]
Billboards and public service announcements urging parents to help their kids eat less and exercise more are nearly inescapable these days, and for the most part they are about as exciting as “buckle up” ads for seatbelts. A notable exception is Strong4Life, a children’s weight-loss campaign that Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta launched in 2011. These [...]