A painting of Sir Winston Churchill in his art studio in Chartwell, England.  

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Roswell Takes Cycling to New Heights with 'Gran Fondo Italia'

by Phil Bolton | October 23, 2014 In 2006, the League of American Bicyclists designated Roswell as a “Bicycle Friendly Community,” the first in Georgia to receive this honor. More
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Georgia Muslims Condemn Extremist Violence by ISIS, Boko Haram

by Trevor Williams | October 23, 2014 Muslim groups in Georgia have issued a statement condemning violence committed in the name of Islam by terror groups like ISIS in Iraq and Boko Haram in Nigeria.  More
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Malaysian Hip-Hop Artists Performing Thursday at the Rialto

by Phil Bolton | October 21, 2014 The first of of three groundbreaking Muslin artistic groups to appear at Georgia State University’s Rialto Center for the Arts is to perform in a free concert the evening of Thursday, Oct. 23. More
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How to Trace Your Northern Irish Heritage

by Mary Welch Every year thousands of Americans fly to Ireland in search of their roots, or as the Irish say, “looking for your bones.” A large percentage — if not the majority — consider themselves Irish-American whose ancestors have come here since the Potato Famine in the 1840s from what is now the Republic of Ireland. More
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France Atlanta 2014 Off and Running

by Phil Bolton | October 17, 2014 France Atlanta 2014 got off to an enthusiastic start with a reception at the Besharat Gallery in Atlanta on the evening of Oct. 16 with formal remarks by Frederic Dore, deputy chief of mission at the French embassy in Washington; Denis Barbet,  the consul general of France based in Atlanta; G. P. “Bud’ Peterson, the president of the Georgia Institute of Technology, researchers from Emory University and Inserm of Toulouse, France, and Kasim Reed, the mayor of Atlanta. More