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Pennsylvania school stabbings: Why?
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, April 10:
European bans on emails unlikely in America
Several European countries are banning work emails to employees before and after normal working hours, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., in an effort to curb the perceived abuse of employees by corporations.
Strength of character
It was an unusual friendship — a tiny 8-year old girl with long blonde hair and the 6’10” Michigan State basketball player.
Daly’s return a boost for Valdosta
Flashy, colorful and always a hit with the fans for his long drives and humble demeanor, John Daly’s return to Kinderlou Forest and the South Georgia Classic is a boon for Valdosta.
Too many pinwheels
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, with numerous volunteers assisting the Child Advocacy Center in placing pinwheels on the lawn of the Valdosta City Hall. Each pinwheel represents one child that was a victim of abuse in 2013. Volunteers placed 887 pinwheels in remembrance.
Take some kid time this week
Spring break returns this week for many South Georgia schools. Both Valdosta and Lowndes County school systems are out through the week for the traditional spring break.
Spring Into Art: Valdosta’s talent center
Walking through the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts during Spring Into Art is always an amazing experience.
Hundreds of paintings, drawings, photographs meet with sculpture and ceramics and other art forms to create a kaleidoscope of creativity. Spring Into Art is the most democratic of art shows because whatever is entered, as long as it meets the show’s criteria, is displayed.
THUMBS UP: To Valdosta State University Blazers Baseball’s Matthew Fears. The senior second baseman was named the Georgia South Conference’s Player of the Week. Fears had 10 hits in 22 at-bats more than a week ago, hitting four doubles for a .636 slugging percentage. Adding in two walks, he reached base 50 percent of his plate appearances and didn’t strike out. The preseason all-conference performer scored four runs, drove in five more and swiped one bag.
MLK: A lasting legacy
“They killed the dreamer, but the dream lives on.” These words are a slogan of this evening’s scheduled “Musical Tribute in Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968).”
Team Lean: Everybody wins
They came with a goal.
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