Recruiting Scorecard for Georgia Tech

WR/DB Brad Stewart (AJC) GEORGIA TECH Number of commitments: 25 Expected class size: 25-26 Class ranking: Tech is rated with the nation’s No. 39 class. News of the week: It was a productive week, with the addition of two players, including North Gwinnett defensive end Anree Saint-Armour. He turned down offers from Michigan State and […]

Recruiting scorecard for UGA

WR Darius Slayton (AJC/Michael Carvell) GEORGIA Number of commitments: 25 Expected class size: 28-31 Rankings: UGA’s class rates as No. 6 in the nation News of the week: UGA gained a commitment and lost one. The newbie is Sam Madden, an offensive lineman from New Jersey who recently backed off his commitment to Wisconsin because […]

Helping Atlantans eat healthy, local food

If we take a look across metro Atlanta, we increasingly find a bountiful array of food growers, educators, community organizers, nonprofits, local food entrepreneurs and investors working to address complex issues related to local food. They have become part of what we call Atlanta’s food movement. These people understand a food movement isn’t all about […]

Medical marijuana

Moderated by Tom Sabulis Today, we offer the second of a two-part series on medical marijuana. A law professor specializing in forensic medicine writes about factors complicating the decriminalization of medical marijuana in Georgia, called for in HB 1 (a gutted version of the original bill that endorsed growing and regulating the plant in Georgia). […]

A whites-only environment?

By Carlton E. Brown The lack of racial and ethnic diversity in most mainstream environmental groups and government agencies is no revelation; for decades, it’s been a hushed issue that’s fractured the green movement and kept minorities out of the insider’s club. But we now have empirical evidence of the industry’s lingering racial divide. Dorceta […]

Coupon Mom: Deals on beauty, personal care and pizza

Deals on beauty and personal care Shampoo, conditioner: CVS has VO5 shampoo or conditioner (12.5 ounce) on sale for 75 cents each. Use the 50-cents-off-two coupon from the Jan. 25 SmartSource to pay 50 cents each at the register. Be sure that you are enrolled in the CVS Beauty Club to automatically get a 10 […]

Weekend Deals: Free movies at Park Tavern, gluten-free cupcakes, drybar and more

Park Tavern Friday Night dinner and a movie series: Every Friday through February 27, you can watch classic films on the Southwest Porch at Park Tavern for free while enjoying food and cocktails.  The event, which begins at 8 p.m., is for ages 18 and up. This Friday on the screen is “He’s Not That […]

Deals, discounts on Super Bowl food, drinks, dessert

Super Bowled Wine Brats in Marietta: On Saturday from 2-4 p.m., the wine tasting at the Marietta Wine Market takes a Super Bowl theme. The event is open to the public and asks for a charity donation. In preparation for the Super Bowl they will be pouring a selection of reds from California, Argentina, Spain […]

It’s a boy for Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt

By Kate Stanhope, Stanley Tucci and wife Felicity Blunt have welcomed their first child together, Us Weekly reports. The couple welcomed a baby boy named Matteo Oliver this past Sunday in London. “I believe he is mine. We are all thrilled to welcome him to this cold, cruel world,” Tucci said in a statement. “We […]

Lindsay Lohan’s community service under investigation by prosecutor

By Kate Stanhope, Lindsay Lohan is close to finishing her final community service sentence but a new investigation has put that into question, the Associated Press reports. An investigation is officially underway following a complaint from Santa Monica Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry White, who expressed disbelief that Lohan had completed 80 hours of community […]