States in red have postponed their primaries. States in blue have already voted.

Georgia postpones presidential primaries over COVID-19 concerns

March 16, 2020

On March 15, the state government of Georgia canceled the state's presidential primaries due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The primary, which was formerly scheduled for March 24, has been postponed to May 19 in order to avoid large groups in public.

“Not a cure-all”

May 24, 2019

“I couldn’t sleep when the baby slept because I felt like they might stop breathing. I didn’t real...

Watson (top row, middle) and Staton (bottom row, far right) with fellow juniors right before the group started their demonstration.

Students protest Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill

May 13, 2019

In response to the recent six week abortion ban signed by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp last Tuesday, Decatur High School juniors Liza Watson and Isabel Staton have organized a protest to oppose the bill.

An attendee scans the rock, looking for potential fossils.

Paleontology group delves into Georgia’s past

October 16, 2018

On Saturday, Sept. 22, 25 members of the Paleontology Association of Georgia set out to the Sandersville area, two hours southeast of Decatur. Their mission: to collect fossils.

Students gain new perspectives in the mountains

Students gain new perspectives in the mountains

March 13, 2018

During the first semester of the school year, sophomore Henry Yates was learning about global food economics instead of the American Revolution, and backpacking through the Blue Ridge mountains instead of walking to Chemistry. This was everyday life at the Outdoor Academy (OA).

Who's in?

Who’s in?

December 1, 2017

Scenarios of how the college football playoff will play out


Paper to portal

March 29, 2017

On March 3, The Georgia House of Representatives voted up on a bill that approves of parents choosing whether their kids would take state rendered tests online or on paper.

UGA baseball to open SunTrust Park

UGA baseball to open SunTrust Park

February 3, 2017

On April 8, the University of Georgia (UGA) baseball team will face off against the Missouri Tigers in the third and final game of their series.

Decatur Young Life visits Sharptop retreat

Decatur Young Life visits Sharptop retreat

January 27, 2017

  On Jan. 21, members of the Decatur Young Life group traveled to Sharptop Cove in Jasper, Ga. Acco...

Talking Points: A cannabis Q&A with Ga. Rep. Allen Peake

Talking Points: A cannabis Q&A with Ga. Rep. Allen Peake

May 11, 2016

I got involved with this when I met a 4-year-old girl named Haylee Cox who was suffering from seizures. Her mom was looking at moving to Colorado where medical cannabis is legal, because there had been some significant opportunities for children with seizures. Her mother called me and asked if we could help her. When I met her daughter, I was faced with the question any of us would ask: “what would I do if this was my child?”

Decatur High School, GA