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Five Things to Know Today Sept.19

Did you know it's Talk Like a Pirate Day at Stonecrest Library?

Today on Patch: Check back with Stone Mountain-Redan Patch at 10 a.m. for the latest crime stats in unincorporated Stone Mountain.

At the library today: Toddler storytime at Hairston Crossing Library today, 10:30-11a.m.; Stone Mountain Chess Club at , 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Checkmate,Lithonia-Davidson Library, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; and Talk Like a Pirate Day, Stonecrest Library,, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The weather:  Very nice. High of 79, low of 62 tonight. There’s a 20 percent chance of rain during the day that inches up to 30 percent this evening.

Cheapest gas: Top three gas prices in Stone Mountain as reported to Georgiagasprices.com over the last 36 hours:

  • $3.29, , 1227 Rockbridge Rd & Stovall Rd;
  • $3.29, , 1759 Rockbridge Rd. near Pounds Road.
  • $3.34, Sims, 5408 Five Forks Trickum Rd. and Rockbridge Road.

Georgia history: The Camilla Massacre happened on this day in 1868. Learn about the event in which about 12 freedmen were killed and 30 wounded from the Georgia Historical Society.

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