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Angels on Horseback looking for new volunteers

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Angels on Horseback is looking for a few good men, women, or teenagers to help with lessons on Sat. a.m., Tues. a.m and probably another morning during the summer for our friends with mental or physical disabilities.  Only 4 hours of your time is needed once each week!  The summer session will be 8 weeks long and will be taught in the shade of our beautiful arena under the sweetgum trees.  You are right!  That is very COOL!

Gas prices "calm" as summer comes on

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Georgia, June 9- Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.54/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets in Georgia. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.63/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com


Including the change in gas prices in Georgia during the past week, prices yesterday were 8.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 10.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has increased 0.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 0.4 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago. 

"Play On!" plays on at Tater Patch theater

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Cathy Simmons gives direction to her cast during a rehearsal of Murder Most Foul.
L-R: Chris Kirkland,  Dezerea Brown, Simmons and Steve Lewis.

By Pat Jewell
Publicist
Tater Patch Players
     Calling all theater goers and thespians! Play On! is for you and your family, friends and neighbors. Come and enjoy this play about a play and laugh at the problems, situations and frustrations faced by a troupe as it prepares for a show.   

Former Marine riding cross-country for wounded veterans

“Veterans deserve someone to make outrageous goals for them,” said rider

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     Veteran Matt Littrell (left) and friend Raymond Avery (right) take a break at the overlook on Burnt Mountain before continuing their 2,700 mile trip across country on horseback to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund.

     It was just a year-and-a-half ago that veteran Matt Littrell was staring at a pistol, thinking of taking his own life.
    But unlike the 22 veterans who commit suicide every day, with only 22 states reporting, Littrell didn’t follow through.

Classical guitar kicks of Summer Sounds series

    From country to Motown, series will keep the fun in summer

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     Sharptop Arts Association is happy to announce a new musical series, with performers to include a wide-range of genres to keep those toes tapping all summer long. 
    Kicking of the Summer Sounds series is classical guitarist Jeff Bianchi, who is back by popular demand. Bianchi performed to a standing-room-only crowd at the Sharptop gallery last year and is thrilled to be back.