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College Students Discuss Their Decision To Choose HBCUs

College Students Discuss Their Decision To Choose HBCUs

February 14, 2022

Before the abolishment of slavery, receiving an education was difficult not only for enslaved Black people but freed as well. Anti-literacy laws gave control to slave owners and anti-abolitionists. In...

Ebonie Stewart stands behind the counter at the Rocket City Coffee shop.

Local Coffee Shop Dedicates Special MLK Drinks To HBCUs

January 17, 2022

Tucked away in a small corner on Wall Triana Hwy is the local coffee shop Rocket City Coffee Company. Known for their specialty featured drinks and Hawaiin espresso, this coffee shop is the perfect place...

Teens for Troops to Host Virtual Run

Teens for Troops to Host Virtual Run

October 13, 2021

When senior Abby Judge suggested a virtual run/walk to fundraise for local veterans, Teens for Troops sponsor Erin Coggins was on board. This will be the first fundraiser the group has hosted. “It...

History teacher, Katilyn Brewer, teaching her class

History Teacher Steps Up As New SGA Sponsor

August 25, 2021

After eight years of serving as the Student Government Association (SGA) sponsor, English teacher Ashly Johnston stepped down. New History teacher Katilyn Brewer stepped up for the challenge of running...

With his eye on the ball, senior Dillion Ysalgue gets ready to take a swing.

Baseball Finished Top 10 in State

May 28, 2021

The baseball team made it to the semi-finals before being beat in a 2-1 series against Florence. The team finished the year in the state's Top 10, 7A programs. The Crimson Crier sat down to get head coach...

Senior Madison Duboise shows off her John J. Sparkman Award after the May 25 graduation ceremony.

John Sparkman Award Winner Talks Success

May 28, 2021

CC: What does it mean to you to win the John J. Sparkman award? Madison Duboise: Winning this award meant a lot to me, all the previous John J. Sparkman award wonders have left a legacy at Sparkman...

FBLA Sponsoring Blanket Drive for Regency Retirement Home

FBLA Sponsoring Blanket Drive for Regency Retirement Home

February 4, 2021

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is currently organizing two drives. With COVID limitations, the club hasn’t been able to do as much as planned. One of the drives is a membership drive...

Big Foot Little Donuts offers a variety tiny donuts that will please any customer.

Little Donuts Bring Big Flavor

November 10, 2020

If you’re tired of your current regular donut shop or just want to try something new, allow me to introduce Bigfoot Little Donuts.This dainty donut shop specializes in mini donuts where everything is...

Senior Cherish Hollie tests one of her lip gloss products in first period. She shared how the gloss shines with her classmates.

Senior Starts Lip Gloss Company During Quarantine

October 29, 2020

Over the quarantine people have found themselves with a lot of free time. Senior Cherish Hollie took this a little farther than most and rose above the pandemic to create her own lip gloss company. After...

Sophomore Rileigh Glassman works on a story for the Crimson Crier. Glassman used her time in quarantine finding a new version of herself.

Student Uses Quarantine to Find New Way to Look at Things

September 30, 2020

At first I was just expecting a long spring break like most people my age. I was excited to get a break from school and have fun. I was not expecting a pandemic. When I realized this was not just an extended...

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