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Lake Lanier

The truth behind Lake Lanier

Raegan Gaylor, LHS News Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Lake Lanier is one of Georgia’s most popular and well known lakes, it has a very interesting history. If you have ever been to lake Lanier, or even read something about it, then you would know that there...

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The Mall is on fire!

Jade Lewis-Tinsley, Editor in Chief December 14, 2021

Before the holiday season hit, the Mall of Georgia had an unfortunate series of events. In the span of three days, two fires took place and the mall had to evacuate on multiple occasions. On Sunday, November...

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Where are all of the toys?

Chase Almond (new), G&B Writer December 14, 2021

It's almost that time of the year again: the winter holidays, where we all get together with friends and family and give each other gifts, but unfortunately, it seems like there is a toy shortage. But...

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Facebook is changing their name

Jack Petillo, G&B News Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Over the last ten years, Facebook quickly became a household name, with wildly successful and expansive social media sites. Facebook’s CEO has recently indicated that his new vision for the company no...

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10 pushed to death at Travis Scott concert

Alexis Diggs, G&B News Staff Writer December 13, 2021

Travis Scott preformed at the 2021 Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas on November 5, 2021. A night of entertainment turned deadly when a crowd surge led to the death of 10 people and injured many others,...

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Spanish Volcano has been erupting for months

Chase Almond (new), G&B Writer December 13, 2021

A very small Spanish volcanic island is currently erupting. La Palma is located off the coast of the African country of Morocco, and there is no sign of stopping the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano...

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Squid Game gets sued

Jonathan Thompson, G&B News Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Squid Game is a Netflix original series that is about a man named Seong Gi-Hun who goes through financial loss, and is in desperate need of cash. He participates in the Squid Games not knowing what the...

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The Suez Canal is blocked….again

Alejandro Czako, LHS News Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Earlier this September, the Suez Canal, one of the world’s important trade route, was blocked once again. This was almost identical to the incident earlier this March when the Ever Given got stuck in...

Gabby Petito and her fiancé

Latest updates on the Gabby Petito Story

Ansley Long, LHS News Staff Writer December 6, 2021

These stories come up all the time: a couple goes on a trip then one ends up missing. The Gabby Petito case seems a bit strange though. If you’re still interested, keep reading to find out what...

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New homeless shelter opens in Gwinnett

Victoria Rojas, Photography December 6, 2021

HomeFirst has opened the very first homeless shelter in Gwinnett County, called The Resting Spot. The reason Gwinnett county never had a homeless shelter is because most homeless people choose the streets...

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Dollar Tree is more than a dollar

Saniya Scott, Photographer December 6, 2021

Need to get a few things for a party, but don't have much money? That's what Dollar Tree is for! Dollar Tree is a store that sells various items for only one dollar each. The store has brought millions...

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California has a large oil leak

Axel Billins, G&B Staff Writer December 3, 2021

An oil leak occurred on the coast of Huntington Beach on October 2nd, 2021. According to estimates, 120,000 to 144,000 gallons of crude oil was dumped into the water. The oil came from a pipeline four...

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