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  Welcome to Atlanta.com - Your Guide to Atlanta Events Attractions Accommodations Dining Travel Packages Sports ...
Atlanta hotels are award winning and you can find great rates and hotel discounts in the Atlanta Hotels section.
The Atlanta restaurant and dining scene is the perfect venue for your next meeting, party or the perfect night out in the Atlanta area.
Hilton Atlanta Northeast - Norcross, GA - From $92.68
www.atlanta.com   (525 words)

  
  Atlanta, Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Atlanta has such a great economic impact on the state and the surrounding region that cities and towns up to 60 miles away are considered 'exurbs', defined by the fact that people depend on their livelihoods by commuting to work in the city, rapidly growing what is called Metro Atlanta.
Atlanta is home to the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl which is played at the Georgia Dome and matches a SEC team against an ACC opponent, as well as the SEC Championship Game in football annually, as well as hosting the basketball and gymnastics championships on several occasions.
Metropolitan Atlanta is crisscrossed by thirteen freeways (I-75, I-85, I-20, I-575, Georgia 400, Georgia 141, I-675, I-285, Georgia 316, I-985, The Stone Mountain Freeway, The Lakewood Freeway and the Downtown Connector).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atlanta,_Georgia   (5931 words)

  
 Atlanta Falcons Team Page
With a home win over Atlanta on Sunday, Carolina can move into a tie for first place in the NFC South -- an amazing feat for a team that could be starting its fourth different quarterback of the season.
Atlanta Falcons coach Bobby Petrino met Monday with cornerback DeAngelo Hall, trying to sort out their differences over the release of defensive tackle Grady Jackson.
Falcons place another offensive tackle on IR The Atlanta Falcons have lost another offensive tackle to injury, as Renardo Foster was placed on the Injured Reserve List on Monday.
www.nfl.com /teams/news/ATL   (657 words)

  
 Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Welcome to Atlanta - home of the world’s busiest airport and the third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the nation.
Our research universities are on the cutting edge, our quality of life is second to none, our cost of doing business is the lowest in the country, and we're leading the nation in attracting the talented college grads companies want to hire.
Combine that with the fact that Atlanta is ranked by national magazines as the best place to live, work and play, and the benefits of living and doing business in metro Atlanta - the business capital of the Southeast - are clear.
www.metroatlantachamber.com   (190 words)

  
 Atlanta Apartments
Atlanta, the largest city in the state of Georgia, is considered by many to be the unofficial capital of the South.
Residents of Atlanta enjoy four distinct seasons with generally mild temperatures throughout the year (the average daily temperature in January is only 41 degrees, while in July it's a balmy 79).
Atlanta is home to some of the county's largest and most famous companies, including Coca-Cola (founded there in 1892), United Parcel Service, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Turner Broadcasting System and Delta Air Lines.
www.rent.com /rentals/georgia/atlanta-and-vicinity/atlanta   (475 words)

  
 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Atlanta Braves
Atlanta had officially joined the exclusive ranks of the nation's major league cities.
In the early part of the decade the star attraction of Braves baseball was Hank Aaron, who pursued Babe Ruth's career home-run record, perhaps the most revered record in all of sports.
The 1991 Braves were the first team in baseball history to have the worst record in baseball one season and win their division the next.
www.newgeorgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-1964&pid=s-71   (1834 words)

  
 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Civil War: Atlanta Home Front
At the time of the Civil War, Atlanta boasted a population of almost 10,000 (one-fifth of whom were slaves), a substantial manufacturing and mercantile base, and four major railroads connecting the city with all points of the South.
Scofield and Markham's Atlanta Rolling Mill was one of only two in the South that could produce rails.
In the spring of 1863, when Union cavalry raided close to Rome (sixty miles northwest of Atlanta), Mayor James M. Calhoun and the city council called upon all able men to form volunteer militia companies.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-824&pid=s-71   (1314 words)

  
 The Recording Academy - Atlanta Chapter
Approximately 12 music students from metropolitan Atlanta attended the event and were given a taste of tour life by seeing the tour crew in action, witnessing a line check and asking the band questions about touring and the music industry, in general.
Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin was also on hand to thank the music community for their support and the ongoing tradition they have built in the city.
Atlanta Chapter Trustee Phil Tan was the moderator for this panel, which featured award-winning and platinum-selling engineers Rusty Cobb, John Horesco IV and Atlanta Chapter Governor Thom "TK" Kidd.
www.grammy.com /atlanta.aspx   (6813 words)

  
 Atlanta, Georgia GA US Hotels - Discount Reservatons   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marriott Atlanta Northwest - The Atlanta Marriott Northwest is conveniently situated twelve miles north of downtown in the Interstate North Office Park at the Windy Hill Road exit off Interstate 75.
Extendedstay Atlanta Windy Hil - The Wellesley Inn and Suites is a first class hotel located 10 miles from Downtown Atlanta, offering an exceptional level of amenities to their guests.
The Westin Buckhead Atlanta - The SwissĂ´tel Atlanta Buckhead is a stylish, high rise hotel situated in the Buckhead area.
www.theatlantaguide.com /index.php/fuseaction/hotels.City/StateProvince/GA/City/Atlanta   (4726 words)

  
 Atlanta Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Atlanta: pivotal in the past, growing towards a fat-cat future.
For many, Atlanta is just the bonfire background to one of cinema's most famous clinches, but the city's profile is rising.
Long known as the 'Capital of the New South', Atlanta has benefited in recent years from a booming economy.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/usa/atlanta   (299 words)

  
 Metroblogging Atlanta
Atlanta Water Shortage is an interesting new local blog.
She admitted that it was a problem due to lack of planning, and due to...
Written from the perspective of people who live, work, and play here every day, Atlanta is one of over forty five (and growing) blogs in the globe-spanning Metroblogging network.
atlanta.metblogs.com   (1985 words)

  
 Atlanta News
ATLANTA A new study says the largest U-S cities are woefully unprepared for a nuclear attack and the widespread medical emergencies that would result.
A high profile Atlanta official has stepped down from his position as chairman of Atlanta's regional transportation authority after he was arrested and accused of having sex with an Indianapolis man in a...
Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin called on pastors, rabbis and other faith leaders Tuesday to unite against the prostitution of children in a city with the unfortunate reputation as a sex-trade destination.
www.topix.net /atlanta   (706 words)

  
 Atlanta Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Atlanta's character has evolved from a mix of peoples: transplanted Northerners and those from elsewhere account for more than half the population and have undeniably affected the mood and character of the city.
Among the many accomplishments of which Atlanta's African-American community is proud is the Nobel Peace Prize that Martin Luther King Jr.
In the past two decades Atlanta has experienced unprecedented growth -- the official city population remains steady, at about 420,000, but the metro population has grown in the past decade by nearly 40%, from 2.9 million to 4.1 million people.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=atlanta@15   (469 words)

  
 Atlanta Magazine
Atlanta high schools at the top of their academic (and athletic) games.
Atlanta magazine is one of the largest custom publishers in Atlanta.
Also, Atlanta magazine celebrates food and family with essays from acclaimed Atlanta authors, tips for creating memorable holiday meals, and a special recipe minibook with creations by noted chefs.
www.atlantamagazine.com   (336 words)

  
 Atlanta City Guide and Yellow Pages at SuperPages.com
Atlanta, GA Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and the seat of Fulton County.
Atlanta actually began as a terminal for the Western and Atlantic Railroad in 1836.
It was Atlanta's remarkable recovery - it's rise from the ashes, as it were - that led to the city's adoption of the phoenix as its symbol.
www.superpages.com /cities/Atlanta-GA.html   (758 words)

  
 Atlanta on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Brand Atlanta Campaign Selects Grey Worldwide Atlanta To Develop a Brand Identity and Advertising Campaign for Atlanta; Lattimer Moffitt Communications Will Partner with Grey Worldwide Atlanta on Campaign.
Healing Atlanta since 1880 St. Joseph's was built in a downtown where cars mixed with horses
Atlanta, Georgia Metro City, Street Level Map, United States
www.encyclopedia.com /html/A/Atlanta.asp   (416 words)

  
 Atlanta Buildings, Real Estate, Architecture, Skyscrapers and Construction Database   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Birthplace of Coca-Cola (the most recognized brand name in the world) and the unofficial Capital of the South, Atlanta is one of America's most prosperous cities.
In fact Atlanta really has several skylines, which may all be seen together in various combinations from different vantage points.
Atlanta's most famous natural "skyscraper" is Stone Mountain - a giant dome of granite towering over the eastern suburbs.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci/?id=101302   (231 words)

  
 Atlanta Real Estate - Find Realtors and Atlanta Homes using Realtor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Atlanta Homes: Realtor.com has over 2 million active home real estate listings nationwide.
If a Realtor® is listing a home in Atlanta or the surrounding area, you'll find it at Realtor.com, along with relevant details like description, property photos, maps, and neighborhood information.
Atlanta Realtors®: Almost anyone can sell you a house, but only Realtors® are backed by the National Association of Realtors® and are bound by its strict Code of Ethics.
www.realtor.com /Regional_Real_Estate/atlanta.html   (263 words)

  
 Atlanta Fitness Club   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Our corporate mission atlanta fitness club is to locate and review all relevant information for you to click to.
As the web develops online outlets are providing better and more secure service Among the great advantages in using electronic commerce by the dealers experience over traditional outlets establishments is the greatly reduced costs of running their business.
For efficient and atlanta fitness club effective weight loss we want our calories to come from our fat stores not our lean muscle store.
www.180-fitness.info /foru/atlanta-fitness-club.html   (420 words)

  
 EarthCam - Atlanta Cams
Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and the state's largest city.
The phoenix appears in Atlanta's seal and flag.
Atlanta is also known as the "New York of the South" after Georgia's nickname, "The Empire State of the South." Another popular nickname, the "Los Angeles of the South," was popularized by drivers who have been stuck in one of Atlanta's many traffic jams.
www.earthcam.com /usa/georgia/atlanta   (162 words)

  
 Atlanta, KS
Atlanta is located in northeastern Cowley, [CL], county.
This table, and the other furniture, was built by local volunteers when they were rebuilding the building that houses the cafe; over 5,000 hours of volunteer labor.
The building itself is owned by a community economic development group that makes sure that Atlanta has the essentials, including a cafe.
skyways.lib.ks.us /towns/Atlanta   (213 words)

  
 Atlanta Airport
Atlanta Airport has one terminal building divided into two mirror image areas - Terminal North and Terminal South.
Departure gates are located at the terminal - the T Gates Concourse and five additional Concourses.
The Concourses are reached by Atlanta's own subway train system.
www.airwise.com /airports/us/ATL/ATL_01.html   (118 words)

  
 The Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc
The winner of the Main Event will be The Atlanta Pride Poker Champion and will ride in the Official Poker Champ car in the 2008 Pride Parade.
These events are fundraisers for the Atlanta Pride Committee, so there is a suggested donation of $10 to participate.
The Atlanta Pride Committee Logo, and all other logos produced by the Atlanta Pride Committee, Inc., and any all other content contained on this website are protected under the respective intellectual property laws of the United States, and the State of Georgia, including copyright and trademark laws.
www.atlantapride.org   (245 words)

  
 NARA - Southeast Region, Atlanta - Main Page
Atlanta in the Civil Rights Movement (Atlanta Consortium for Higher Education)
The Atlanta Records Centers in East Point and Ellenwood store and service records from Federal agencies in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
The facility is located in East Point, Georgia, between downtown Atlanta and Hartsfield Atlanta Airport.
www.archives.gov /facilities/ga/atlanta.html   (418 words)

  
 Atlanta Motor Speedway
A wide selection of vehicles will be on the auctioning block during the November 10 Potts Auto Auction at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup garage will transform into an auto auction arena on Saturday, Nov. 10 as Atlanta Motor Speedway hosts the second Classic Auto Auction, Swap Meet and Car Corral.
The speedway's version of the famous Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction seen on ESPN2 and Speed TV will feature nearly one hundred classic, custom, restored and original automobiles, trucks, hot rods, race cars, dragsters and motorcycles.
www.atlantamotorspeedway.com   (160 words)

  
 Atlanta Bar Association
Organized in 1888 to serve Atlanta’s legal community and community-at-large.
The Atlanta Bar Association is the largest voluntary bar association in the southeast with a membership of approximately 6,300 from the 12 counties of metro Atlanta: Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, and Rockdale.
The Atlanta Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service was formed in 1955 to offer legal assistance to the citizens of metro Atlanta.
www.atlantabar.org   (155 words)

  
 ESPN.com: Atlanta Hawks Clubhouse
LaMarcus Aldridge scored six of his 27 points in overtime and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame an early 15-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Hawks 102-100 Friday night.
Jason Williams had 21 points and eight assists, and the Miami Heat beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-83 Wednesday night for their 10th victory in 11 games.
Josh Childress scored a season-high 25 points and Zaza Pachulia had 23 to help the Atlanta Hawks to their biggest romp this season, 99-76 over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/clubhouse?team=atl   (208 words)

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