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Lanier Pickren

Lanier Pickren, Comment Managing Editor

Lanier is a senior and this is her third year on staff with the Southerner. In addition to writing for the Southerner, Lanier is editor of Latin club, president of Habitat for Humanity and plays ultimate frisbee.

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Joseph Scott, senior

January 26, 2021
BEYOND REPAIR: While some homes are able to be restored, others were damaged beyond repair. This abandoned home suffered damage from three trees.

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December 4, 2018
CLEANING UP: A road is shut down as crews clear the path of the storm. On October 18th, a week after the storm, Georgia EM&HS tweeted that “The work to rebuild in southwest Georgia has just begun, but we thank everyone for the work that has been accomplished so far.  GEMA/HS and its partners will continue the efforts to restore the quality of life in these communities.”

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December 4, 2018
AN AIR OF CAUTION: A caution sign stands in front of FEMA crews cleaning up debris. Roads are blocked due to the amount of limbs and fallen trees the crew has to remove and break down.

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December 4, 2018
HOME HARDSHIPS: Homes such as this one are now not an uncommon sight in Dawson, Georgia. Many buildings have just started to undergo repairs that will take months to complete. What happened in 24 hours can take months to put back together.

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December 4, 2018
FEMA: A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sign hangs in front of the Terrell County Courthouse in Dawson, Georgia. FEMA offers assistance to communities and first responders after major disasters. Their mission statement is “Helping people before, during, and after disasters.”

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December 4, 2018
Students pose for pictures during second lunch on Stay Afloat Day. Most Grady students sported Hawaiian shirts and sunglasses.

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September 26, 2018

Make sports fun again

November 30, 2017
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