Gravity Games seek to spark STEM skills
by Bill Baldowski
September 17, 2014 12:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Google and Georgia Tech have chosen Douglasville to host the first Georgia Gravity Games soapbox derby event Oct. 25. Spokesperson Jaillene Hunter said the event is designed to provide a competitive outlet for middle and high school students to use their science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills and create this year’s fastest gravity-powered cars. “The Gravity Games Soapbox Race is an educational, hands-on activity designed to get young people excited about science and...
September Saturdays festival kicks off this weekend
Douglas County is having a “family reunion” and, with the array of activities scheduled and the number of people expected, it will be one not soon forgotten, county officials said. The 12th annual ...
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Guest column: Let’s not take literacy for granted
The ability to read is akin to breathing. If you breathe easily, you don’t think about it. But if you struggle with breathing — with asthma, allergies or sensitivity to summer smog — you have a pro...
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Athlete of the Week: Savana Sikes, Chapel Hill
The Chapel Hill softball team started its season in strong form, amassing nine wins and dropping only one region contest through Aug. 29. A major factor in the Panthers’ success has been freshman s...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 873803 views | 0 0 comments | 581 581 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?