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Military team Champions once again in Greece, 2013. Allan carrying flag.



Most senior citizens look forward to retiring and taking it easy but Allan Johnson, known as AJ, did not adopt that attitude when he retired; he continued to play ball, run and compete in athletic events into his seventies and he is still running.

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Iris Galfas Age 13 from Lilburn, GA Wins The Odor-Eaters® Rotten Sneaker Contest®
Stinky winner - Iris Galfas
Age 13 from Lilburn, GA Wins The Odor-Eaters® Rotten Sneaker Contest® 


Competitors ranging in age from 5 -15 years, went toe-to-toe in Georgia’s Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest®, held on Saturday  September 23, 2013 at the North Georgia State Fair Rotten Sneaker Contest. The sneaker with the most offensive odors, worn-out soles, frayed

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John Stewart in “The Whipping Man” at the Alliance Theatre.

30 under 30: from “Whipping Man” to “Choir Boy,”

Pointing out that John Stewart is an actor to watch seems a bit redundant. He’s an actor who’s bound to make Atlantans sit up and take notice.

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Gourdgeous art

Snellville native, Tina Shumake Handrop, has been holding out on the art world. She has spent her life serving the needs of others. Family comes first for Tina - wife, mother, sister, daughter are all roles that she cherishes. As a postal employee and current postmaster of Snellville, Tina has had a full and rewarding career. As a wife and mother, she has rejoiced in the role of raising a family. It was her role as daughter that gave her the gift of art. Tina’s mother introduced her to the art of decorating gourds.

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