Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 22

Friends of Disabled Adults celebrates 25 years; sustainable gardening, and more

Today on Patch: See what people are saying about the ; check back in at 10 a.m. to read all about how has helped improve folks’ lives for 25 years; see if you agree with our high school football predictions at noon; and at 4 p.m., we reveal the Player of the Week.

Sustainable Gardening: A will be held today at 12 p.m., 4380 Memorial Dr. in Decatur, on sustainable gardening. Bring your lunch and go learn something new -- and valuable!

The weather:  Chance of rain 30 percent, high of 86, low of 64. OK, summer, you’ve only one more day to hang around...

Cheapest gas: Here are the top three cheapest gas prices in Stone Mountain as reported within the last 36 hours to Georgiagasprices.com:

$3.29, Chevron, 4091 Redan Rd. and S. Indian Creek Drive.

$3.29  , S. Hairston Rd. and Redan Rd.

$3.29, , 1227 Rockbridge Rd. and Stovall Rd.

Georgia history: Violaters of a no-driving-on-Sundays rule in Atlanta, instituted on this day in 1918, were subject to public ridicule by having their names listed in the newspapers (emergency vehicles were exempt). The effort was put into effect in order to conserve fuel for use in World War I. Read about this event and more from the Georgia Historical Society.


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