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Whether you’re hiking at FDR State Park or going to check out a North Georgia waterfall, these are the best sandwiches—and tacos, biscuits, churros, and soft-serve—to fuel your adventure. (The cheddar grouper sandwich, by the way, is a destination in its own right.)
Georgia state Rep. David Clark asked God for guidance before deciding to call foul on alleged abuses of power by House Speaker David Ralston. After all, Clark tells Atlanta magazine, it’s “definitely intimidating” to challenge a man some consider the state’s most powerful—and certainly popular—politician.
Flashback: How rolling acres of land became Lake Lanier, metro Atlanta’s largest source of drinking water
When crews broke ground on Buford Dam, the almost 39,000-acre area that would become Lake Lanier was home to approximately 700 families. During severe droughts, the water level drops, occasionally revealing remnants of the area’s former life.