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Gwinnett Braves to host Bobby Cox Day

Gwinnett Braves to host Bobby Cox Day

Suwanee --  (submitted by Gwinnett Braves)  As part of his farewell tour and ongoing relationship as an ambassador for the Atlanta Braves, Bobby Cox will complete his expedition to all of the Braves Minor League ballparks on Monday, July 18th, as he visits Coolray Field when the Gwinnett Braves host Bobby Cox Day.

The 7:05 p.m. affair will feature a Bobby Cox Figurine Giveaway courtesy of Coolray Heating and Cooling to the first 3,000 fans in the ballpark. A lucky few fans will also receive a “golden ticket” along with their figurine as they come through the gates for a chance to participate in a Meet and Greet with the all-time Braves great.

Fans will also get a chance to submit questions to the Gwinnett Braves Facebook page for a special, “Ask Bobby,” segment that will occur at some point in the Monday night game. Several questions will be chosen and asked live to Mr.

AJC Peachtree Road Race highlights

AJC Peachtree Road Race highlights

ATLANTA -- Tens of thousands of people from across the region and the world marked Independence Day with an Atlanta tradition, the AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Coca-Cola Issues an A.P.B. (All Play Bulletin) to Families: Go Outdoors. Play in the Park. Vote.

Coca-Cola Issues an A.P.B. (All Play Bulletin) to Families: Go Outdoors. Play in the Park. Vote.

America Is Your Park campaign urges families to get out, discover fun ways to get active in the park while helping their favorite park win big

 

ATLANTA, July 10, 2011 – If you’re reading this, you should get to your favorite park – STAT! Coca-Cola is calling all families to go out and play this summer as part of the second annual America Is Your Park campaign.

Senior tailback Caleb King deemed academically ineligible

Senior tailback Caleb King deemed academically ineligible

ATHENS, Ga. – Senior tailback Caleb King has been declared academically ineligible for the fall semester, according to statement released by The University of Georgia on Friday.

According to the statement head coach Mark Richt said, “It’s unfortunate Caleb will not be with us this season. We wish him the best in whatever he decides to do; however, we have to move forward and this will provide more opportunities for others to step up.”

At Georgia, King played in 29 games and started for ten; he will consider the options available to him before making a decision on his future plans.

Georgia Eye Care Experts Warn Parents of 1,800⁰ F of Holiday Danger & Say Avoid Sparklers on July 4

Georgia Eye Care Experts Warn Parents of 1,800⁰ F of Holiday Danger & Say Avoid Sparklers on July 4
Georgia Eye Care Experts Warn Parents of 1,800⁰ F of Holiday Danger & Say Avoid Sparklers this Fourth of July Georgia Optometric Association Offers Tips to Celebrate the Holiday Safely

There's still time to sign up for Summer Camps in Gwinnett

There's still time to sign up for Summer Camps in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County --  Summer is just starting and there is still room in local camps for you and your kids to get out the house and have some fun.

Gwinnett County offers summer camps for Gwinnett residents ages three to over 50 on everything from outdoor activities to arts and crafts to etiquette.

BEST SPOTS: To Run in the City

BEST SPOTS: To Run in the City

ATLANTA -- For this week's edition of Best Spots, we have compiled a list of best places to run for beginners, intermediate and advanced runners.

Recently, running has risen in popularity due to people discovering the different benefits it offers. Running has been proven to lessen stress, aid in weight loss and can serve as a method of meditation. According to the Seattle Times, 26.5 million people in the US run 50 days out of the year.

  • Beginners Routes

The Silver Comet Trail is known as “the only truly flat place you can run in Atlanta”. The trail starts near Mavell Road in Smyrna and runs all the way to the Georgia/Alabama line, near Cedartown and Esom. The trail is a favorite among runners searching for a leisurely stroll and good scenery.