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Atlanta Creates Nation's Largest 'Food Forest'
Offbeat  (tags: Georgia, Atlanta, food, gardens, hunger, agriculture, solutions )

- 13 days ago -
More than seven acres of vacant land will be transformed into a public park and garden, thanks to a measure passed by the city council.
A GA Lawmaker Proposes 'Testicular Bill of Rights' in Objection to Abortion Bill
Offbeat  (tags: Georgia, sexism, anti-choice bills, women's rights, reproductive rights )

- 90 days ago -
Democratic minority whip Dar'shun Kendrick announced her "testicular bill of rights" in a tweet on Monday, noting she'd instructed an aide to draft a bill.
Lunch Angels Wipe Out Student Debt At Mirror Lake Elementary
Offbeat  (tags: students, schools, children, kids, food, meals, charity, altruism, Georgia )

- 204 days ago -
An Atlanta roofing company traveling the state wiping out students lunch debt made a stop at a Douglas County School Thursday.
Police Kill Tiger Roaming City Streets Near Atlanta, Georgia (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Shooting, Animal, Atlanta, Georgia, USA )

- 645 days ago -
The night shift in Stockbridge, Georgia received several calls from motorists reporting an adult tiger roaming the streets near the I-75 interstate in the early hours of Wednesday.
This Is Rami, a Rescue Dog From Georgia Who Was the Result of Mixing a Pit Bull With a Daschshund.
Offbeat  (tags: Pit Bull, Dachshund, Georgia, Rescue Dog )

- 1139 days ago -
Rami was once wandering the streets, until it was rescued by animal control. When his rescuers shared some photos on social media, everybody was surprised to see a dog that looked like him!
Georgia Can Now Require Alleged Abusers to Pay in Animal Cruelty Cases
Offbeat  (tags: georgia, alleged abusers, animal cruelty cases, animals, crime, dogs, humans, interesting )

- 1143 days ago -
Law enforcement agencies just got help cracking down on animal cruelty, after Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Tuesday that can require anyone whose animals are seized to pay for the animalsâEUR(TM) care while a criminal case is prosecuted
2 Georgia Ex-Cops Face Murder Charges for Tasing Handcuffed Man at Least 13 Times
Offbeat  (tags: ex-police, murder charges, Georgia, USA )

- 1395 days ago -
Two former Georgia police officers are facing murder charges for tasing an unarmed man at least 13 times while he was handcuffed. The man died following the confrontation
Israeli Veterinarians Arrive to Tbilisi, to Help Salvage Devastated Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: Tbilisi, Georgia, zoo, animals, Israel, aid, ethics, interesting, protection, wildlife, welfare, help )

- 1455 days ago -
A team of Israeli veterinarians are in Georgia after a severe flood destroyed the capitol city's zoo and killed 16 people.
Tigers, Lions, Bears, Wolves and a Hippo Are on the Loose in Georgia's Capital Tbilisi After Freak Flood That Killed Eight Also
Offbeat  (tags: Georgia, zoo, floods, tigers, sad news, animals )

- 1463 days ago -
The capital of Georgia has been placed on lockdown after heavy flooding destroyed enclosures at the city's zoo allowing tigers, lions, jaguars, wolves and a hippo to escape and roam
Georgia Carries Out First US Execution Since Botched Attempt
Offbeat  (tags: execution, Georgia, USA )

- 1822 days ago -
The US state of Georgia has carried out the first execution in the US since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April. Marcus Wellons, who raped and killed a 15-year-old in 1989, died by injection of a single drug late on Tuesday.
Ga. Christmas Display Prompts Emergency Response
Offbeat  (tags: Christmas, decorations, Georgia, displays, dummies )

- 1997 days ago -
A metro Atlanta homeowner says he hopes he didn't offend anyone by his Christmas decoration of a mannequin with outstretched arms entangled in a string of Christmas lights and clinging to a ledge that prompted an emergency response to his house.
'Success' in South Georgia Rat Eradication
Offbeat  (tags: Rats, Georgia, eradication )

- 2922 days ago -
Conservationists say they are pleased with early efforts to kill rats on South Georgia, in what is the biggest rodent eradication campaign in history.
Kidnapped Baby Carlina White Reunited With Parents 23 Years Later
Offbeat  (tags: : bridgeport connecticut, carl tyson, carlina renae white, carlina white, georgia, harlem hospital, joy white, kidnapped baby reunited with parents, national news, nejdra nance, new york, new york city, news, news and politics )

- 3068 days ago -
A 23-year-old woman who was snatched from a New York City hospital as a 3-week-old infant has been reunited with her parents after tracking down baby pictures of herself on a missing children's website.
Wild Horses in a Georgia Wilderness? Cumberland Island National Seashore Completes Annual Count
Offbeat  (tags: wild horses, history, centuries, georgia, cumberland island, survival, populaitons )

- 3371 days ago -
Wild horses in a NPS site in Georgia? That may come as a surprise, but they've been in the area for centuries. The annual census of wild horses at Cumberland Island National Seashore has just been completed. How's the park's population of untamed equines
Georgia Bigfoot Hoaxers Do a Runner
Offbeat  (tags: Georgia, Bigfoot, hoaxers, do, a, runner )

- 3949 days ago -
The hunt was on Wednesday for two North American forest-roaming bipeds, last seen in Northern California, present whereabouts unknown.

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