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Atlanta Wedding Expert Hosts Evening of Bridal Beauty for Brides-to-Be

Atlanta Wedding Expert Hosts Evening of Bridal Beauty for Brides-to-Be

Wedding Expert, Tia R. Ervin is coming to the rescue for all brides preparing for upcoming nuptials in her signature "WEDucation" event, Beauty & The Bride, hosted at Polished Beauty Lounge in quaint Vinings on Wednesday, December 7th.

Honor Bus Tour to celebrate local veterans

Honor Bus Tour to celebrate local veterans

NEWNAN, Ga. -- The National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Ga. is considered one of the country's greatest tributes to those who served.

Now, veterans living in Atlanta's southern suburbs have an opportunity to visit this moving testament to the proud servicemen and women who work to keep the country safe.

On Friday, Nov. 11 -- Veterans Day -- the Honor Bus Tour will roll into Coweta County to pick up local veterans and drive them to Columbus to see the museum. This free ride for Newnan and Peachtree City residents includes lunch and a tour.

The Honor Bus will leave from SonRise Baptist Church at 8 a.m. Friday and will return at around 5 p.m.

Grizzard Museum collection relocated to Moreland

Grizzard Museum collection relocated to Moreland

MORELAND, Ga. -- Authorities say a collection of Lewis Grizzard memorabilia has been relocated to the Moreland Mill, where it will be incorporated into a growing exhibit of artifacts from the life of the former newspaper columnist and author.

The artifacts are being moved to the mill from an old service station that has served as the Lewis Grizzard Memorial Museum.

The famed storyteller, who died in 1994, spent much of his life in Moreland in southern Coweta County.

The Moreland Mill, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, began as a general store and expanded into a complex that was once a hosiery mill.

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will hold an appreciation ceremony for more than 180 Atlanta-area music teachers Friday evening.

The teachers will be recognized at 7 p.m. by ASO president Stanley Romanstein. Afterward, the instructors will attend the evening's concert featuring the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky.

ASO cellist Joel Dallow will also receive a special award from Romanstein for his arts education advocacy work throughout Georgia.

Both the 8 p.m. concert and the preceding reception will take place at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Midtown.

 

9/11 commemorative pieces on display at UWG-Newnan

9/11 commemorative pieces on display at UWG-Newnan

NEWNAN, Ga. -- Pieces of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon salvaged after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be displayed at the University of West Georgia's Newnan campus this week.

Visitors are invited to see the artifacts from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

The World Trade Center piece measures about 10 inches in diameter and has a cross carved in the middle. It was given to country singer and former UWG student Alan Jackson by New York City emergency personnel who responded to the attack.

The Pentagon piece was presented to Jackson when he sang for Pentagon employees on the first anniversary of the attacks. Both pieces were given in appreciation of Jackson's post-9/11 song, "Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning?" They will be returned to his Tennessee home on Sunday, Sept. 11.

UWG-Newnan is located at 7 Solar Circle.

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

ATLANTA -- Seven people have been appointed to a newly created board to look into complaints about state and local officials failing to comply with state laws related to immigration.

The Immigration Enforcement Review Board was created by the state's tough new law targeting illegal immigration.

Appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal are Americans for Immigration Control spokesman Phil Kent, former Fulton County GOP chairman Shawn Hanley and lawyer Ben Vinson. Appointed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle are Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin and Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager. Appointed by House Speaker David Ralston are lawyer Robert Mumford and Colquitt County Commissioner Terry Clark.

The board will have the power to investigate complaints, hold hearings, subpoena documents and witnesses, and take disciplinary action.

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

ATLANTA -- Seven people have been appointed to a newly created board to look into complaints about state and local officials failing to comply with state laws related to immigration.

The Immigration Enforcement Review Board was created by the state's tough new law targeting illegal immigration.

Appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal are Americans for Immigration Control spokesman Phil Kent, former Fulton County GOP chairman Shawn Hanley and lawyer Ben Vinson. Appointed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle are Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin and Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager. Appointed by House Speaker David Ralston are lawyer Robert Mumford and Colquitt County Commissioner Terry Clark.

The board will have the power to investigate complaints, hold hearings, subpoena documents and witnesses, and take disciplinary action.