June 13, 2021 On Common Ground News

United Airlines is offering vaccinated customers chance to win free flights for one year

United Airlines is offering its loyalty program members the chance to win free flights for a year’s worth of travel, in support of President Biden administration’s national effort to encourage more people to get their COVID-19 vaccination. The deadline to apply for the “Your Shot to Fly” sweepstakes is June 22. The sweepstakes is open […]
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Universal Studios to open new “DreamWorks” interactive character experience

Photo provided by Universal Studios   ORLANDO, FL—Families can get set to enjoy a new feature at Universal Studios Florida beginning this spring. Universal Studios Florida announced today (May 18) that it will soon open an interactive character experience called DreamWorks, where guests can meet, greet and dance along with their favorite DreamWorks characters from […]
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37 million expected to travel Memorial Day weekend, 1 million of them Georgians

ATLANTA—AAA expects a significant rebound in the number of Americans planning to travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend. More than 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more between May 27 and May 31. That’s a 60% increase from last year, when only 23 million traveled, the lowest on record since AAA began […]
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April 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Pensacola launches web site encouraging visitors to explore wildlife, natural wonders along beach trail

                          PENSACOLA, FL— Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA), the governing body for Pensacola Beach, recently launched a new, content-rich website showcasing the many unique creatures and features of the barrier island. Pensacola Beach has long been a favorite spot for vacationers who are drawn […]
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March 15, 2021 On Common Ground News

Gaylord Palms Resort kicks off Spring season

Guests can enjoy family-friendly activities, water park thrills, Easter fun and more         KISSIMMEE, FL–Guests can officially Spring It On at Gaylord Palms, with the all-new “Once Upon a Spring” programming, family-friendly activities, Easter events, water park thrills, rejuvenating spa treatments and more. Guests can enjoy the perfect springtime retreat—from  seasonal décor and hundreds of vibrant […]
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June 21, 2021 On Common Ground News

Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park hosts Juneteenth Atlanta 2021celebration

        Photos  By Kelly Jordan ATLANTA—Centennial Olympic Park  drew crowds eager to attend the Juneteenth Atlanta celebration, which was held June 18-20.  The downtown festivities included a parade, national speakers, a community vendors’ market, cultural arts amphitheater and a variety of entertainment such as Double Dutch jump rope artists, yoga, martial arts, […]
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June 21, 2021 On Common Ground News

Kids whip up tasty brunch in cooking class with Conyers Councilwoman Connie Alsobrook

          CONYERS, GA—Conyers City Councilwoman Connie Alsobrook and a group of students met for a cooking class today (June 21) that was hosted by the Surf N Turf restaurant on Sigman Road in Conyers. The group learned how to prepare spinach, mushroom omelettes and banana chocolate chip pancakes made with whole […]
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June 21, 2021 On Common Ground News

Rep. Hank Johnson urges families to watch for Child Tax Credit monthly payments beginning in July

More than 50,000 Households in Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District could get up to $300 per child July-December   DECATUR, GA — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), is encouraging families to be on the lookout for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child beginning July 15 through December. […]
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June 21, 2021 On Common Ground News

Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park hosts Juneteenth Atlanta 2021celebration

        Photos  By Kelly Jordan ATLANTA—Centennial Olympic Park  drew crowds eager to attend the Juneteenth Atlanta celebration, which was held June 18-20.  The downtown festivities included a parade, national speakers, a community vendors’ market, cultural arts amphitheater and a variety of entertainment such as Double Dutch jump rope artists, yoga, martial arts, […]
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June 21, 2021 On Common Ground News

Kids whip up tasty brunch in cooking class with Conyers Councilwoman Connie Alsobrook

          CONYERS, GA—Conyers City Councilwoman Connie Alsobrook and a group of students met for a cooking class today (June 21) that was hosted by the Surf N Turf restaurant on Sigman Road in Conyers. The group learned how to prepare spinach, mushroom omelettes and banana chocolate chip pancakes made with whole […]
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June 18, 2021 On Common Ground News

Macon Make Music Day celebration set June 21

      Late Congressman John Lewis to be honored, event will be live-streamed on FB     MACON, GA—The city’s downtown will be filled with music as the Macon Make Music Day International Celebration beckons locals and visitors alike to Cherry Street on June 21. The daylong,, family-freindly festival, which features free pop-up performances […]
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June 17, 2021 On Common Ground News

Gwinnett County, United Ebony Society unite tocelebrate Juneteenth

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA—ON Saturday, June 19, \Gwinnett County government will join the United Ebony Society to celebrate Juneteenth — the oldest celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States — at 11 a.m to 4 p.m., at Rhodes Jordan Park, 100 East Crogan Street in Lawrenceville. This year’s Juneteenth festival includes historical presentations, […]
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June 13, 2021 On Common Ground News

United Airlines is offering vaccinated customers chance to win free flights for one year

United Airlines is offering its loyalty program members the chance to win free flights for a year’s worth of travel, in support of President Biden administration’s national effort to encourage more people to get their COVID-19 vaccination. The deadline to apply for the “Your Shot to Fly” sweepstakes is June 22. The sweepstakes is open […]
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