Christy Redd remembers seeing a video by PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and frankly being pretty grossed out. It showed an alligator being skinned alive, presumably for a tannery, and Redd watched the beast twist and writhe in agony.
October is in full swing, so that means Halloween is in the air in and around Atlanta. To get your family into the spirit of fall and the spooktacular holiday, below are some awesome apple orchards, pumpkin patches and corn mazes that are all close by for a delectable day trip.
A retired teacher delivered shocking testimony this week in the Atlanta schools cheating scandal, saying that her primary role when she was hired at a struggling elementary school was to erase certain answers on the state academic competency test, according to WTOC 11 . The teacher, Lavonia Ferrell , testified Tuesday at the trial of 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators accused of cheating, lying and stealing as part of a widespread but cleverly-disguised conspiracy to improve state test scores for thousands of students, according to media reports.
An exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art showcases a group of impressionist and post-impressionist works amassed by a private collector who described the pursuit and acquisition of the pieces as an adventure. In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo, Chaim Soutine's painting "The Little Pastry Chef" hangs on display during a preview of the High Museum's new exhibit, "Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection," in Atlanta.
An exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art showcases a group of impressionist and post-impressionist works amassed by a private collector who described the pursuit and acquisition of the pieces as an adventure. The exhibition, "Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection," includes 50 pieces, including works by Paul Cezanne, Vincent van Gogh, Edouard Manet, Amedeo Modigliani, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin and Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec.
Every week, men and women who have served time in prison and paid their debt to society apply for jobs. Many of them, regardless of the need for their skills, are immediately at a disadvantage against other job seekers.