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NFL players kneel during playing of the National Anthem in protest of racism, police violence and inequality. NFL players kneel during playing of the National Anthem in protest of racism, police violence and inequality.

Police killed at least 378 Black Americans from the moment Colin Kaepernick protested

These Americans deserve to be more than another statistic. By Sebastian Murdock, HuffPost Senior Reporter When former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem in August 2016, it was in protest of unjust police killings of black Americans. For his courage, Kaepernick lost his job, the NFL lost its […]

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Speaker of the House David Ralston served the best hotdog by Cilla and Joe Cipolla, Dairy Queen.

TASTE of BLUE RIDGE brings more than 500 to Willow Creek Falls

By Elaine Owen, Editor ~~ What a year it was for the Humane Society of Blue Ridge! President Rick Glueckert shared this incredible report: 132 New Animals were rescued–92 cats and 40 dogs; 119 Animals were adopted–74 cats and 45 dogs; Free Pet Food was provided to 638 families; 406 Spays/Neuters were supported, and 515 […]

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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal officially proclaims Jan. 5 ‘UGA Football Friday’

By Elaine Owen, Editor/BRES image by Gina Bell, BRES Asst. Principal ~~ Governor Nathan Deal supports the Bulldogs’ chase for a national championship. Deal tweeted out a variety of pictures of support for the Georgia football team Thursday as the Bulldogs continue preparations for the College Football Playoff National Championship Game against Alabama Monday night. […]

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10th Annual Taste of Blue Ridge a complete sell-out!

By Elaine Owen, Editor ~~ What a Night! Six hundred tickets were sold a month before the event. Hundreds packed Willow Creek Falls Saturday for A Taste of Blue Ridge, the annual event held to raise money for the care of animals at the Humane Society of Blue Ridge. Co-Chairs for the event: Tracy Allen, […]

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