Road to college begins early

By Sadie LackeyCAES College acceptance is not typically at the top of a middle school student’s to-do list, but preparation for higher education should begin somewhere between after-school practice and math homework at this age. Believe it or not, students should be thinking of their future career paths before they tackle high school, said Katie […]

Rutland High School FCCLA students lead at national convention

By Stephanie HartleyBibb County School District Paige Riser and Sabrina Rutledge, two students from Rutland High School, competed in the National STAR Event Competition at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference. Rutland High School’s chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Anaheim, California, from June 30th […]

Strengthen your community to fortify your future

By Jim Beall Beall Financial Planning Social media is a useful tool to stay in touch with old friends and acquaintances. It can come in handy when the unexpected occurs. Recently, a friend’s family was traveling home to Georgia when their car broke down in North Carolina. After the call from his wife, my friend […]