Deadly Virus on the Loose

Bailey Wingate & Jordan Hurd, Staff Writers
April 23, 2014
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An outbreak of Ebola is threatening residents in the African countries of Liberia and Guinea and with no known cure; danger and fear are increasing day by day. Ebola, named after the Ebola River, is a disease that first appeared in 1976. Fruit bats which are believed to be the natural hosts live in... Read more »

The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

Spencer Pipkin, Ericka Hewes, Callie Pirkle, Alanna Hunt, Mikayla Kinney
April 14, 2014
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As spring break ends, Panama City Beach becomes less crowded, sunburns become less tender and school days feel longer. Although the end of this break is tragic, we are now in the final countdown.  29 days left until the desired freedom of summer, and 39 days left until we say goodbye to our seniors. The... Read more »

Mock Trial Dominates at District

Hannah Shult & Taylor Greene , Staff Writers
March 4, 2014
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On Saturday, February 22, the Mock Trial team travelled to Savannah, GA, and competed in the district competition. They won with a total of 25 perfect scores - an impressive feat for any team competing. In the first round, the team was met for the third time by Lee County, who placed second in the... Read more »

One Dead Giraffe Leaves Thousands Upset

Jordan Hurd, Staff Writer
February 28, 2014
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Marius, a completely healthy two-year-old giraffe living at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark, was killed at 10 a.m. on Feb. 9 2014. Like all other deaths, Marius never saw it coming. He was led out into the yard by a zookeeper and was offered rye bread. Marius took the bread and began to enjoy his last... Read more »

American POW Still Alive

American POW Still Alive

Hannah Shult, Staff Writer
February 28, 2014
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U.S. Army Sergeant, Bowe Bergdahl, has been held captive by the Haqqani, a Taliban aligned  network, for almost five years. Sgt. Bergdahl went missing in Afghanistan, June 30, 2009, right on the Pakistani border. It soon became clear that he was not simply missing, but a prisoner of war. 18 days after... Read more »

Shia LaBeouf’s Baggage Blunder

Shia LaBeouf’s Baggage Blunder

Samantha Siironen, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014
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In correlation to his premiere of his upcoming film “Nymphomaniac", LaBeouf draws attention for the entrance to his interesting exhibit, using curious antics. The audience mostly knows him as the boy who worked together with the Autobots in the famous trilogy of the “Transformers.” It now seems... Read more »

Plowboys Kick Up Their Heels

Angela Premus, Staff Writer
February 10, 2014
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As always, this year's Plowboy was designed by the freshman class cabinet along with the help of Robin Blue. The dance was held on Feb. 1 2014 in the Lowndes High School cafeteria. It started at 8 p.m. and ended at 11 p.m. The decorations striked dancers as familiar. It was later realized that this years... Read more »

Mock Trial Takes Fifth Region Win

Hannah Shult , Staff Writer
February 5, 2014
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Having left at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, January 25, the Mock Trial team travelled to Albany, GA to compete in the Mock Trial Regional Competition. This year was their fifth consecutive time winning first place. The Mock Trial team will leave for the district competition in Savannah on Feb. 21. If they manage... Read more »

Hope for HOPE

Hope for HOPE

Mikayla Kinney, News Editor
January 31, 2014
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In the near future, students will have higher expectations. This will put serious pressure on Georgia students. In 1993, Governor Zell Miller created HOPE to assist students in recieving diplomas, degrees and a college experience overall. This organization’s main priority is to help the high school... Read more »

Local Children Shop With A Viking

Local Children Shop With A Viking

Alanna Hunt, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013
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Lowndes High School has an annual tradition of “Shop with a Viking.” This has been occurring since Dec. 2008. Every year, counselors and social workers of participating schools in the Lowndes County district work hard to find families in need. They nominate them to be chosen to take part in Shop... Read more »

Great Deal, Great Risk

Danielle D'Acunto, Co-Editor
December 10, 2013
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Black Friday is a nationwide sale that takes place the Friday after Thanksgiving. This day is the official start to the Christmas season. Usually beginning at midnight in participating stores such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy and Target have insane sales that are only available at this time of the year. Crazed... Read more »

Poetic Magic Comes to Give Inspiration

Poetic Magic Comes to Give Inspiration

Sami Callaway, Staff Writer
December 10, 2013
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On Friday, Nov. 22, a group of gifted poets came to show Lowndes High School their talents.  Along with the poems came lessons.  One of them being that everyone has a voice and a life, and the way they use it is all up to them. The show started with "Cool Breeze" presenting "Judge not lest ye... Read more »