Family attempting to restore historic Ames home

Almost 100 years after his great-grandparents Archie and Nancy Martin opened their home as a meeting place and boarding home for African-American students attending Iowa State College during a period of restrictive on-campus housing for blacks, Grant Shipp and other members of his family are in the early stages of raising the money to restore and preserve Ames’ historic Martin House. “Iowa State is a unicorn in that regard, with…

10 Cities Hit By The Million-Dollar Housing Boom

Time was, a million dollars seemed to evoke so much to everyday Americans. Swanky vacations in the French Riviera. Bespoke suits and garages filled with Bentleys and Mercedes-Benz roadsters. Corporate titans sipping champagne (mixed with the tears of oppressed workers). And perhaps one thing most of all: big, beautiful, luxury homes. But let’s get back to present-day reality. A million bucks, however impressive a sum, is no longer synonymous with…

Here’s How You Get Free Burritos For A Year In Austell

AUSTELL, GA — The new Moe’s Southwest Grill in Austell is giving away quite a deal to celebrate its opening this Thursday, Oct. 26. You’ll want to line up early for their grand opening, which is at 11 a.m. that day. The first 50 fans in line for their grand opening will get free burritos for a year, up to one free burrito per week at the Austell Moe’s. "There…

Tips For Planning A Trip To Georgia

Visiting Georgia can be a lot of fun. The more time and effort you put into the planning process, the better time you will have on your trip. Being prepared ahead of time can help ensure that everything goes smoothly so that you don’t run into any hiccups along the way. You should begin the planning process by thinking about how you are going to get around the city. If…

Georgia’s Stone Mountain another huge test for Confederate symbols

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson ride across the face of Stone Mountain into faded glory. Part theme park and part shrine to Dixie’s Lost Cause, this granite outcrop east of Atlanta — sculpted like a Mount Rushmore of…

Austell, Georgia (GA) Zip Code Map – Locations, Demographics

Zip code 30106 statistics: (Find on map) Estimated zip code population in 2013: 18,316 Zip code population in 2010: 20,300 Zip code population in 2000: 15,491 Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 30106: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100) Land area: 12.4 sq. mi. Water area: 0.0 sq. mi. Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013: 0.8% ($1,031) Median real estate property…

Exploring The Wonders Of Georgia

Choosing a destination for a big, summer road trip can be a difficult task. This is particularly true for families with kids, all of whom have different interests, attention spans and tastes. Fortunately, those looking for a destination which really does have something to offer just about everyone need look no further than the great state of Georgia. Located in the heart of the American south, Georgia is well-known for…

Six Flags Over Georgia to close Georgia Cyclone this month

AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) – Six Flags Over Georgia will permanently shutter its iconic wooden roller coaster, the Georgia Cyclone, this month. News outlets report park spokesman Gene Petriello says the attraction is closing July 30 to make way for a new one. He said the amusement park adds a new ride to the park each year, but declined to reveal what would replace the Georgia Cyclone. The Georgia Cyclone opened…

Having A Cheap Accommodation In Resort Like Place!

Having A Cheap Accommodation In Resort Like Place!

Coastlines are always considered to be a dream place for living because of their beautiful natural attractions. Having a population of more than 450.000 people Austell GA keeps on inviting tourists and people from far off places to make here a permanent residence. City listed in the Guinness Book of World Record for having pleasure beach and longest beach tunnel in the world makes people to look for big apartments in…