"When you see a soldier, a [National] guardsman...just tell them thanks.”
-John Gwizdak, past Commander in Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, who addressed the Rotary Club of Stone Mountain last Tuesday in observance of Patriot Day and POW/MIA Day. Full story.
“It seemed like it was time to go. The job ceased to be as fun.”
-David Champa of Stone Mountain, former Delta Air Lines pilot, who retired earlier than he’d planned due to the lingering effects on his industry after ther 9/11 terrorist attacks. Full story.
“When you're in our chair, you are the most important customer we've got. That's how we came up with a lot of customer service skills, just through trial and error from things we've seen that we didn't like. So if we don't like it, who else likes it?”
-Amy Putmon, who owns Petals Salon & Spa in Stone Mountain Village with son Dante. Full story.
"I'm just afraid that this otherwise perfect kitten will get overlooked for adoption because of this. That's really not fair. She's growing into such a lovely cat."
-Mickie Blair, LifeLine Animal Project’s cat adoption counselor, describing Diana, a kitten with a malformed bottom lip. Full story.
“I think it’s one of those rites of passage into fall.”
-Jeanine Jones, public relations manager with, speaking about the 43rd annual Yellow Daisy Festival, which ends Sunday. Full story.