Thursday, March 20, 2008

Have you noticed you get more news in the daily newsletter than you see on the Fayette Front Page (FFP) main site? The reason for this is that we place news from outside the Fayette County area in our blogs. Plus, we don't always add news to the front page of the FFP, we may put some of the news in one of our many sections. You get a LOT of extra news in the newsletter (plus you get little notes like this one ;-) Tell your friends they can subscribe. Tell you friends they can advertise on the newsletter, too.

Piedmont Fayette Hospital Celebrates American Diabetes Alert March 25th
3/20/08 (3:12 p.m.) What disease, known as the “silent killer,” is responsible for killing more than 1,700 Georgians each year? Answer: Diabetes. March 25 marks the 20th anniversary of the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Alert Day, a one-day, “wake-up” call... More

Partner's Pizza to Help Law Enforcement Torch Run
3/20/08 (3:48 p.m.) Partner’s Pizza, 1496 Hwy. 74, Tyrone, is donating a portion of the proceeds for Monday, March 24, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., to the fund for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics. Law Enforcement Torch Run Special Olympics t-shirts, caps, and decals will also be for sale that night. The t-shirts and caps are $10.00 each, and the window decals are $1.00 each.

APD TRAFFIC UPDATE #9: THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2008 10:50 A.M.
A number of streets remained closed in downtown Atlanta due to safety concerns with falling glass. Even this morning, broken glass was tumbling out of windows and shattering to the pavement below. Thankfully, no one has been injured by falling glass to date because of the closures, which will continue until further notice. Police ask pedestrians and motorists to obey officers, and to NOT MOVE barricades or police tape. These are in place for the public’s safety. Current street closures downtown, which are likely to be in effect for the remainder of the day include:

Monster Trucks Roar into Stone Mountain Park’s Spring Fun Break Festival April 5 - 13
3/20/08 (4:17 p.m.) Atlantans can say good-bye to winter and a big hello to spring at Stone Mountain Park’s Spring Fun Break. During the nine-day kids’ festival, families get a rare chance to explore up close some of the nation’s most popular monster trucks, plus see them in action in a thrilling... More

31st ANNUAL ATLANTA JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FUTURE OF JAZZ COMPETITION VII WINNERS
The City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs announced today the six winners of the Future of Jazz Competition VII. The Future of Jazz Competition was created in 2004 by Tammy Allen along with the Office of Cultural Affairs, to showcase Atlanta’s undiscovered jazz talents and provide them with an opportunity to perform their original compositions at the Atlanta Jazz Festival.

STATEMENT BY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR JILL HAZELBAKER ON SENATOR BARACK OBAMA'S SPEECH TODAY
U.S. Senator John McCain's presidential campaign today released the following statement by Communications Director Jill Hazelbaker on Senator Barack Obama's speech today:

NIH Grant to Emory and Pediatric Partners Aims to Improve Kidney Transplants for Children
Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta are teaming up with two university hospitals in California to find new ways to make kidney transplants more tolerable for children. Emory and Children's will partner with UCLA's Mattel Children╩╝s Hospital in Los Angeles and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford in Palo Alto for a study of kidney transplants in children.

No comments: