Taking Care of Mental Health in a Pandemic

Taking care of mental health is essential at any time. But during a pandemic, people may face additional challenges that make it difficult to address mental health concerns. As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout North America, people with and without existing mental health conditions may feel overwhelmed and anxious. Both children and adults may find themselves feeling nervous or fearful of getting sick. While it’s … Continue reading Taking Care of Mental Health in a Pandemic

Down, But Not Out

Like so many young boys growing up in Thomasville, Georgia, Nick Herndon loved sports. But while most of his friends played multiple sports, he was focused on just baseball. “I loved to play other sports with my friends, but as far as playing organized sports in the leagues around Thomasville, I always wanted to play baseball,” he said. Herndon said that while his parents (Joey … Continue reading Down, But Not Out

Viking Voice Owes Life to Former Wildcat

On any given Friday night during the South Georgia high school football season, as you tune around listening to your favorite high school football team’s broadcast on the radio, chances are you’ve heard the booming voice of Wes James coming through your radio. James has been part of the Lowndes Vikings radio broadcast team, the Viking Voice, for 18 years, calling Viking home and away … Continue reading Viking Voice Owes Life to Former Wildcat

The Common Male Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common male cancers. According to statistics from the National Cancer Institute, in 2020 prostate cancer made up 10.6% of new cancer cases in the U.S. This cancer affects the prostate gland, which is a gland involved in producing semen. Signs and Symptoms Early-stage prostate cancer often produces no symptoms. In the advanced stages, some symptoms may include: • … Continue reading The Common Male Cancer

Second Time’s a Charm

Ken McDermott is a hard-working, blue collar resident of Moultrie, Georgia, who always tries to do the right thing. That’s why when Ken turned 50, he did what any responsible older male is supposed to do at that age: get your PSA level checked, especially if you are considered at-risk for prostate cancer. McDermott certainly fit that category. His father, Lewis DeMott, had just passed … Continue reading Second Time’s a Charm