National Mentor Month

Learn About National Mentor Month with Michael Knowles. Not even the best school in the world can teach a young person everything necessary to succeed in life. To cite a well-known proverb, it really does take a village.  One of the most helpful members of that village can be a mentor. And such a person can be especially impactful in the life of an at-risk … Continue reading National Mentor Month

Former NFL Player Paying It Back to Youth Athletes in Thomasville

Danny Copeland is a shining example of a local, small-town boy doing well and giving it back. The Meigs native and Thomasville resident began playing youth football much later than most of his friends. “I didn’t begin playing football until middle school,” Copeland said. Even so, he said he knew he always wanted to play football at the highest level, and he did just that. … Continue reading Former NFL Player Paying It Back to Youth Athletes in Thomasville