Loading...
 

First Slice 7/16/15: Why not add an MLK quote to Stone Mountain?

Plus, kids are getting all the medical marijuana

??
? State law says Stone Mountain Park can't take down the rebel flag or the rock face memorial. But why not add a nice quote from Martin Luther King Jr. to the mix? "Something can be added to the state-owned summit to make it clear that Davis, Lee and Jackson are indeed relics. Perhaps a few words, carved in granite, once spoken by a fellow who had a dream of freedom ringing from the top of Stone Mountain." ?

? ?
? Northwest Atlanta residents say a disagreement over youth football led to the shooting of five people. Atlanta Police have arrested three suspects. ?

? ?
? Most of Georgia's medical marijuana prescriptions are going to kids. Of the 54 patients in the state's medicinal cannabis oil registry, 36 are younger than 17. ?

? ?
? Former Atlantan Eric Boe is among the four astronauts chosen to gear up for commercial space travel. ?

? ?
? The highly contagious H3N2 virus is spreading in metro Atlanta and making dogs sick. Pet owners are urged to keep their hounds away from, well, other dogs and dog poop so the canine influenza cases can pass. ?

? ?
? Do you ever dream of what MARTA would look like if money grew on trees?
?
?
? ?

?





Activism
Issues
The Blotter

COVID Updates
Latest News
Current Issue

[Admin link: First Slice 7/16/15: Why not add an MLK quote to Stone Mountain?]

Spider for First Slice 7/16/15: Why not add an MLK quote to Stone Mountain?