Monday, December 17, 2012
Abandoned in Egypt, Gordy is now up for adoption in Atlanta, thanks to resale shop owner in Avondale Estates.
The ancient Egyptians worshipped cats and sometimes would mummify deceased pet dogs, burying them with their owners, or on occasion giving them their own individual coffins. Modern Egypt isn't quite so attentive to man's best friend. In a country of around 80 million there are only a handful of animal rescue organizations and the government is pro-poisoning of street dogs as a means of controlling the population. Gordy is a 4-year old Egyptian street dog who has, happily, escaped that fate. He was abandoned in Cairo this fall and spent five days patiently waiting in the same spot downtown where he was dumped. Every day he carefully watched everyone who came by, looking for his former family to come back and get him. Fed on occasion by …
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
The day's top headlines for Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
Atlanta Police Clear Woodruff Park, Arrest 53 Occupy Atlanta Protestors. MARTA Rep: 'We're At The End Of The Beginning.' Robbery Suspect Shot By Police. Avondale Estates Candidate Forum. Secret Service Makes Arrests In Counterfeiting Ring. State Senate Candidates Differ In T-SPLOST Support. Sandy Springs City Councilor: Support Transportation Referendum. Adrean: No Plan B For Transportation.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The day's top headlines for Wednesday, June 29, 2011
APS superintendent finalists to meet the public Wednesday. Live blog coverage on several metro Atlanta Patches. Avondale Estates to Address Millage Rates Wednesday Night. A Year After Peeler Road Murders, Police Seek Help in Solving Case. Brookhaven Teens Overhaul Neighborhood Library. Trailblazing: BeltLine's Eastside Trail Underway.