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STATEMENT REGARDING 11TH CIRCUIT COURT’S WATER RULING

STATEMENT REGARDING 11TH CIRCUIT COURT’S WATER RULING

Tad Leithead, Chairman, Atlanta Regional Commission

On June 28, 2011, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit issued its decision reversing Judge Paul Magnuson’s order that posed a serious threat to  metro Atlanta’s water supply. 

We are very pleased with the reversal of an order that Judge Magnuson himself termed draconian.

BEST SPOTS: Skincare and Barberspas

BEST SPOTS: Skincare and Barberspas

ATLANTA – It’s the summer time, ‘tis the season for chic fits, light fabrics, mandals, murses and clean faces and we know you want to let it all hang out. However it’s more important for today’s modern fashionmister to have clean and healthy skin. From cleansers to exfoliants, shavers to straight ravors, shaving creams to soaps, moisturizers and sunscreen men have a wide range of product selections to maintain their signature smirk.

Of course, every guy has their own routine; some skip a day to stay smooth others use a hot towel and facial scrub, either way; they all work to achieve the same goal which is smooth skin.

Send Kids4MO Love from Cumming

Send Kids4MO Love from Cumming

A Cumming Local Reader, Cumming resident & personal friend, Kathy, just shared an awesome opportunity to help the youngest victims in Joplin, MO who lost everything in the recent tornadoes.

Kathy & her family have signed up to be a drop off location for Kids4MO.  This organization is collecting Boxes of Hope to be delivered to the children of Joplin.

How Do You Get Involved?

Read More & let's help send a BIG box of Hope from Cumming ...

LOCAL PROFILE: Georgia's Country Music Scene

LOCAL PROFILE: Georgia's Country Music Scene

ATLANTA – According to the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, “country music is a perennial Southern favorite in Atlanta and it won’t disappoint”. The music, which has its roots in the south, is known as a blend of, both, traditional and popular music. The country music genre gained widespread popularity around the mid-1900’s as music known as “hillbilly” or old-time music began to decline. Hillbilly music was a genre of music native to the people of the Ozarks. The music was usually played on acoustic instrument like a guitar or a banjo.

Over the years, old-time music changed however most of the lyrical content and instrumentation stayed the same. As it evolved, the arrangement of instruments grew to include the electronic keyboard, drums, the bass, fiddle and the harmonica.

Georgia Inventor from Cumming to exhibit at America's largest invention show

Georgia Inventor from Cumming to exhibit at America's largest invention show

Cumming, GA --  Lamar Sexton, from Cumming, Georgia is one step closer to realizing his dream and launching a great new product.  The Cumming man has invented a collapsible clothes rack that is designed to be easily stored and quickly set up. 

This invention will be exhibited at INPEXâ 2011, June 14-17, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, America’s Largest Invention Trade Show.

“Six Way Portable Clothes Rack” provides a convenient place to hang clothes for individuals with limited closet space.  It is portable, lightweight and collapsible design allows for the unit to be conveniently stored as well as assembled in minutes.  The rack requires no tools for assembly.

Lamar Sexton was inspired to think of his invention because of his friends and family.  “My friends and family were always looking for something to hang their clothes on for storage or yard sales,” said Sexton.  “I invented the Six Way Port

Mugshot Mondays

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Deal honors Georgia's fallen service members

Deal honors Georgia's fallen service members

ATLANTA -- Governor Nathan Deal has honored Georgia's members of the armed forces who gave their lives in service to the United States.

Last week, he paid special tribute to 22 service members who lost their lives fighting for Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

All members were killed in action since last year's ceremony.

"Today, we commemorate these fallen heroes for their courage and sense of honor, for their service and for their love of this nation and our most cherished principles," Deal said. "They have given their lives in defense of freedom, and we owe them our deepest respect and gratitude. But even more, we owe them our allegiance to the principles that they gave so much for -- freedom, justice and equality. This ceremony is a time to recommit ourselves to those high ideals."

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