In 2019, the World Health Organization declared 2020 as the “Year of the Nurse” to celebrate the 200th-year anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.
“It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.” -Nicholas Sparks. “When life places stones in your path, be the water. A persistent drop of water will wear away even the hardest stone.” – Autumn Morning Star.
In the 10 years that I was privileged to represent the First District of Georgia in the United States Congress, I lived in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol; in an old building owned by the United Methodist Church located between the Supreme Court and the Senate Office buildings.
I am writing due to an overwhelming concern for the educational environment in Tift County.I am a former resident of Tift County (30 years) and was a science teacher in South Georgia systems for 27 years (Worth, Ben Hill, Tift). I have worked with many talented staff, including the current s…
“In life, when you encounter mean and hurtful people, treat them like sandpaper. No matter how rough they may scrub you, you end up polished and smooth.” Nishan Panwar.
“Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life. Appreciate and never take for granted all that you have.” – Catherine Pulsifer.
“Don’t wait until the fourth Thursday in November to sit with family and friends to give thanks. Make every day a day of Thanksgiving!” — Charmaine J. Forde.
I want to start this letter by thanking each and every one of you for your efforts in slowing the spread of COVID-19 as we restarted school over the last four weeks.
“It is priceless to find a person who will take responsibility … to know when someone has accepted an assignment that it will be effectively and conscientiously completed. But when half-finished assignments keep coming back – to check on, to verify, to edit, to interrupt thought and to take …
“There is a time in the last few days of summer when the ripeness of autumn fills the air.” -Rudolfo Anaya. “I enjoyed the whole process of learning and was always happy when autumn came and school or college started up again.” -Claire Tomalin. “My favourite season is autumn, and I love walk…
“Consider a tree for a moment. As beautiful as trees are to look at, we don't see what goes on underground - as they grow roots. Trees must develop deep roots in order to grow strong and produce their beauty. But we don't see the roots. We just see and enjoy the beauty. In much the same way,…
“Have you ever looked at the bud of a magnolia flower? It’s a tight little pod that stays closed up for a long time on the end of its branch until one day, out of nowhere, it finally bursts open into this gigantic, gorgeous, fragrant flower that’s ten times bigger than the bud itself. It’s i…
This Week's Circulars
- ABAC honors top academic students
- Coaches reflect on Bateman's rise to first round draft pick
- Panthers reach final four after wild doubleheader
- Vernon Jones brings governor's campaign to S.Ga.
- Tift reports virus-related death
- Trio of soccer players named All-Stars
- Cali Conner signs with Santa Fe
- Farmers for Football camp scheduled for May 25-26
- ABAC names Award of Distinction scholar
- Tift reports no change in virus status