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Appalachian Trail Hiker Slain in Virginia

The Appalachian Trail on Georgia's Blood Mountain ~ Photo by Robert Sutherland

We regret to report news of an Appalachian Trail hiker slain in Virginia.  Ronald S. Sanchez, Jr., was killed on the Appalachian Trail in Wythe County, Virginia early in the morning of Saturday, May 11, 2019. His accused attacker has been apprehended and is in jail.

Water Flowing from Lake Allatoona

Lake Allatoona Dam, March 2019 ~ Photo Courtesy of USACE

The water flowing from Lake Allatoona offers many benefits.  Formerly flooded parks are reopening, hydro-electric generation is humming away and the lake is approaching full summer pool.

Atlanta Traffic is Now Only 11th Worst in America!

Spaghetti Junction ~ Photo by Robert Sutherland

Our pals with the Georgia Department of Transportation are happy to announce that Atlanta traffic improved to 11th worst in America, up from 4th worst in 2017.  Yes, traffic is insane, but it’s not as bad as it was!