By Roan Fennell, Ourtown Automotive Columnist, Memorial Day normally signifies the start of summer, even if its about 24 days away. Whatever the case, this is the time of the year, when your family car can become your most important survival feature on a pleasurable family trip.Even a small problem such as a worn windshield wiper, out-of-balance tire or improper wheel alignment can cause a lot of troubles during a long drive.Here are the 'Top 5 Things To Do To Your Car' !...
By Tom Livsey, Topix National News Editor, OurTown Media is the top hyper local news site in the nation. There are over 72,205 zip codes in America, and OurTown has a presence in each one of them, in the form of a local news editor, or reporter, and by doing so, we also review some of the best merchants in each state, city and town, as well. Well vehicle owners living in and around Lithonia, Stone Mountain, and Snellville, Georgia, even vacationers, who will be traveling through Georgia, having difficulties with their transportation during their visit at Stone Mountain Park, should pray to your Lord that one of the best mechanic and body shop in the state, is only a few miles away. R & L Auto & Body has been named, 'Top Ten Mechanic and Body Shop in Atlanta' !
By Eva Bellamy, OurTown News, Dion Norris is one of the make-up Artist at Colour U Cosmetics, found by Karen Stallings. Amazing eyebrows are being arch at the Kioski at Stone Crest Mall Lithoina GA. Females of all nationality come in with un-arched eye-brows and leave with a Colour U experience. From smoky eyes to attractive lips, Norris does her thing. With Dions ten years in the make-up industry, she applies her skills with a passion.
By Tom Livsey, Topix National News Editor, On Wednesday Lillian Hartley and Allan Marks became officially the oldest newlyweds ever. After 18 years of shacking together, the two decided to tie the knot of matrimony. What, this is 2012. With more than 193 combined years under their belts, 95-year-old Hartley and 98-year-old Marks broke a Guinness World Record for the oldest aggregate age of a couple on when the two tied the knot Wednesday.
By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, It really hurts to watch, but if you can , then the above picture shows Mr. Jerry Jones, owner of the NFL Dallas Cowboys playing both characters of 'Rich Man Poor...
By Twomucht, Ourtown National News Editor, By the time he was six years old, he helped around the family's store and restaurant. Due to his demanding responsibilities and chores, he had to forgo many of the simple experiences of a normal childhood. However, these same tasks help mold him in one of his God Given talents...A Caring Soul.By
Hey there is nothing wrong with expressing your sexuality in public. As a matter of fact, if that is what these football players are trying to do, then more girl power to them. Otherwise, tie your hair up inside your helmet, and leave your pretty diamond earrings in your lockers !
Every day there seems to be more and more incidents of identity theft through social networking news. With the explosion of social networks in the last decade, many companies have taken responsibility for growing a social network as part of its global brand strategy.
(Lawrenceville, Ga., June 2, 2011) Commissioners recently approved a contract that will provide better public access to the historic Yellow River Post Office site. Improvements to the site located on the former Hudson-Nash farmstead will include historical interpretive signage for self-guided tours, restroom building, retaining wall, walkways, erosion control, grading, parking, landscaping, picnic tables and trash cans. Located off Five Forks Trickum Road in southern Gwinnett County, the historic site was
By Kimberly Dixson, DeKalb County will be celebrating its first annual African American Mens empowerment workshop called; Mind, Body and Soul. The Community Council of Metropolitan Atlanta/Priority Male Initiative, The office of Student Life in Morehouse College are partnering with K&G in this initiative.
By Twomucht, OurTown National Editor,Hundreds of thousands of federal employees are clocking in today at work, for the last time. If the federal government can't work things out, many of these employees may not be clocking in for a while to come. The federal government shutdown is scheduled to go into effect, Friday at midnight.
By Kimberly Dixson, Lithonia Local Editor, DeKalb County PTA has partnered with many community men on their "Manhood Uplift Program" !Who are these powerful men on the move in the DeKalb County Community?Its the Men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Kappa Alpha Alpha Chapter who partnered with the DeKalb County Council of PTAs Mens Initiative program.
By Kimberly, Lithonia Local Editor, Dekalb County Local Unit holds its PTA Kid Award this past week...On Thursday March 31, 2011, Panola Way Elementary School PTA held an award dinner for current PTA officers and their children. The objective for this appreciation is, to acknowledge the services of current volunteers, dedicated to our community as well as the PTA organization.
By Kimberly Dixson, Lithonia Local Editor, On Saturday, March 26, 2011, DeKalb County Council of PTAs, again partnered with the DeKalb County School System and Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Atlanta - located on Lakeside Parkway in Tucker, GA to host its 6th Annual Iron Chef Culinary Competition.
On Wednesday night at 8:30, Twomucht, a national news editor and national talk show host, is hosting a Dekalb County PTA talk show.It is going to be a very poignant show for everyone from parents, teachers, students and community leaders, as well as, local business owners. A challenge has been issued for all to step up to the plate for the children, before its too late.Through the hardships and struggles through our communities of education.
Many of us old folks would have just accepted the fact that another Dekalb County library would close its doors due to the bite of the county's finances. But we old folks who do have the fight left in us, like that of a twelve years old...Sekondi Landry has not quit !
By Connie Johnson, Killen, Al. Local News Editor, Wow just last weekend we lost an hour, as Daylight Savings Time started. Guess what people, today was the first day of Spring. If you blink your eyes too many times, it will be next year. Time waits for no one, soo get your motors charged as fast as you can, because summer is right around the corner.
Tom Livsey who is well known on the web presence for his editorship of over a dozen news sites, is taking applications from junior and senior year college students in the metro Atlanta, Georgia area.The positions are limited, so please respond right away. But only those with a high sense of passion and motivation should only consider this opportunity.Each intern will be equipped with a press pass and credentials, and given the unbridled chance to write articles , with the byline credit, and get their feet wet by canvassing local community businesses and events, in order to experience first hand, how business and stories are made.
It can mean the end of NFL Sunday Football to the average Joe's all around the world. It can even mean a void much bigger than season ticket holders already have in their pockets from the price they already pay. Worse yet, it can mean an asteroid has finally hit the earth's most favorite game of all times. Obviously, it can mean that the average Joe has just became another extinct dinosaur!Yet, those of you who are inept to legal jargon, might be better equipped to handle the daily he said she said bulls#@t,
One of America's top relationship therapists and authors, CJ Johnson stops by my radio station to simply chat about springtime relationships, that are universally known as May to December courtships. She is here to share her expertise about the reality of seasonal love.
Although the odds of lusting relationships lasting past six months are . However please understand, there are numerous documented stories of how numerous love flings of spring have blossomed into marriages that have lasted over fifty years.
Join Yonah Mountain Vineyards winemaker Joe Smith for a tour of the only wine cave in Georgia and barrel tastings of future Yonah Mountain Vineyards vintages
Yonah Mountain Vineyards is a 197 acre, privately held estate near Cleveland. Visit it Saturday, November 20 for the Tour de la Cave & Barrel Tasting with winemaker Joe Smith. Joe explains the process of winemaking, discusses his theories and offers tastings from future Yonah Mountain Vineyards vintages such as the 2009 Viognier and 2009 Radiance Rose. A second tour has been added beginning at 3:00 p.m. Please call the tasting room to reserve your spot: 706-878-5522.
The USO's Team Up for Our Troops matching gift campaign just wrapped up and hundreds of Americans made generous donations in support of our brave troops and their families.
You can discover all the ways that you and the USO are working together to bring our troops some comfort and a touch of home at USO.org:
The issue is not to be politically incorrect. The issue here is to be the official way the NFL is leading towards in the next decade. Sex preferences are to each's own. But, the NFL must make a stake in the memory of the NFL of the past, before wide receivers are allowed to wear six inch F&54 pumps with their thigh-highs!
The buzz on today's Internet is the endless lists of social media sites like face book, my space and you tube. However what has become an extension of such sites are the ability for bloggers, businesses and community groups to put a voice with their printed topics.
No more is the industry of talk radio protected by a mote of journalism and media professional criteria. If you have a passion to report the news pertaining to local events and news, then with the proper inspiration, you too, can become a voice for your town.
However not so fast, before you grab the mic and start yammering. You have to pay the price to make your mic sound nice. That means the very first thing you need to do is get your hands on "Talk Show Tips", by Susan Bratton.
by Tom Livsey,
Are you in a conflict? Have you ever been wronged? Do you need help settling a personal issue that will not go away on its own? Perhaps you need the professional assistance of Mrs. Patti Page, the owner of UNI to mediate you a satisfying solution.
We all live in a not so perfect world today. There are more and more needs for a super hero professional to come to our rescue.
Think Like Champion Leadership Chess Camp for Youth and Adults
Two dates for your Convenience.
July19-23, 2010 and July 26-30, 2010
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Orrin Checkmate Hudson will share how he won back-to-back titles at the 2009 and 2010 World Open Speed Chess Competition and the following:
Keep your lawn and landscapes clean and beautiful year round with the help from Lamar Lawn Care.
They are a Snellville family owned and operated service that aims to please. If you dreamt your yard was the best looking in your neighborhood, then call Lamar today, to turn your dreams into reality. Lamar Lawn Care is fast becoming one of Gwinnett's finest businesses.
Unlike many of the lawn care outfits today where you deal with inexperienced workers, on most jobs you will be dealing with the boss himself, Lamar.
If you are over 65 years old make sure to have your air condition unit serviced...TODAY !!!
Historically, from 1979-2003, excessive heat exposure caused 8,015 deaths in the United States. During this period, more people in this country died from extreme heat than from hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined. In 2001 alone, over 300 deaths were caused by excessive heat exposure.
A good mattress today can set you back a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. They come in different sizes, firmness and quality. Pillowtop, Euro Pillowtop and foam encasement are all part of modern mattress terminology. They are also the determining factor in the various price levels.
If youve ever been mattress shopping you are probably asking, "Why do mattress sets cost so much?" The answer is, because they usually carry one of the highest price markups in the entire furniture industry. Mainstream innerspring mattress sets from major labels can carry gross profit margins of 30 to 50 percent each.
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There is nothing worse than having one of your appliances stop working around the house. Whether if its your refrigerator, stove, or washer and dryer, chances are when they do, your need for them will be great. The fact of the matter is that most people take their appliances for granted. Its very seldom that you will give your washer the proper credit it deserves for washing your clothes, clean..
The number of inconveniences can be real. The unexpected costs to replace an appliance can seriously affect your family budget, and in some cases can even deplete your bank account. More importantly, the real risk of having food go bad can be staggering, especially, if your deep freezer full of meat goes on the brink.
For several months the Main Street program in Stone Mountain Village has been working to develop a new brand for the city and they are set to unveil that brand on June 10th to show it off to the city and surrounding communities.
The celebration will take place at the Historic Rock Gym which is located adjacent to the Champion Middle School at the corner of Mimosa Street and Ridge Avenue beginning at 7pm.
RedWeb-IT Services has been serving the needs of businesses, both large and small, for over a decade. Howard Palmer began building IT systems for friends and family, out of his garage in Miami, FL
Currently Redweb-I.T..com, has fast becomed one of Gwinnett County's primere one stop shop for all your technology needs. PC remote repair, wireless network, security system implementation, computer sales and more, are available for delivery.
Well underdogs around the world rejoiced today as the New Orleans Saints served up a whop ass feast of horse meat.
The Colts lead by their big-headed quarterback failed to consider the idea of being rode back to New Orleans by a Saint.
Talk about keeping the yard nice. A Lithonia landscaper was knocked in the head by his wife,who first said that her husband was a vitim of a home invasion. Apparently, his first head blow was when he married his wife. Ouch !
The DeKalb County Magistrate Court issued a felony murder warrant for Ballins arrest on Thursday. Police say the 48-year-old struck her husband in the head with a blunt object. He later died from his head injuries at Grady Hospital
There is one thing that is a constant in the economic equaution, everybody is feeling the pinch. Evander Holyfield a former heavyweight boxing champion is finding himself against the rope today, when it comes to realizing that his 104 room mansion is scheduled to be auctioned off later this year...
Dr. Wilburn is most interested in working with families, childrens and adolescents who are suffering from a major depression disorder, anxiety disorder, symptoms related to trama, posttramatic stree disorder and server present-day stressors, and conflicts that affect family unity.
She plans to use (Personal-Centered), Cognitive behavioral therapy, and Family System Therapy in individual and group settings for the treatment of families, children and adolescents.