To change the text of the featured post, simply go to Edit Html and search for this code to add your content. However, you will not be able to change the default featured image since the author has included the entire top background area as one image -
<b>Your content here...</b>
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The main column on the right displays posts in a summarised Read More format with the date stamp below the headline and labels, author, comments and default blogger social bookmarking icons at the end of each post.
While the single side column on the left of the template shows widgets separately in a white box. There is also a 3 column footer included in the theme to add widgets of your choice.
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