It’s the American Way
201707.01
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It’s the American Way

A big hello to my fellow American gals and guys! The 4th of July is upon us (YAY!) and Miss Melanie is back to give you guidance on how to enjoy the holiday festivities. In my humble opinion, a proper celebration of the 4th must include Old Glory, fireworks and delicious food and beverage. It’s…

201702.03
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Rise Up! And toasted-itos??

Can I get a Hallelujah? Can I get an Amen?!?!? Our Atlanta Falcons are in the Super Bowl! Y’all know I cannot let this glorious (read: overdue) occasion go by without a bit of advice from Miss Melanie. For those of you going to the game: Get off my blog! You are dead to me….

201609.23
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Facing Georgia Charges of Possession of Marijuana?

Because the state of Georgia is considered a “gateway” between the state of Florida and the entire East coast, law enforcement is well aware of the level of drugs flowing through the state. Consequently, drug offenses are taken very seriously in the state, even possession of marijuana. If you have been charged with possession of…

201609.23
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Have You Been Charged with Shoplifting in the State of Georgia?

Have You Been Charged with Shoplifting in the State of Georgia? If you have been charged with shoplifting in the state of Georgia, you are probably feeling worried, frightened and anxious. You may not know exactly what you are facing, or what you need to do. What you should know is that the consequences of…

Oh Hey Labor Day!
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Oh Hey Labor Day!

Labor Day is here y’all! Can I get an AMEN for the glorious three day weekend that is upon us? It’s time to tell summer “see ya later” and welcome fall with open arms. Now, us Georgians are particularly fond of fall. Her arrival means we made it through another scorcher of a summer. It…

Hooch on the Hooch?
201608.03
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Hooch on the Hooch?

Sea dogs rejoice! I am well aware that it is hotter than the Devil’s armpit out there, but I have the BEST news! Drum roll please…it is now legal to shoot The Hooch, or your favorite lake or pond (shout out to all my country folks) while enjoying your favorite adult beverage!! This gem has…

Eat, drink, eat, repeat.
201604.08
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Eat, drink, eat, repeat.

Spring is (finally!) here. Time to enjoy the glorious rays of sunshine, beautiful flowers, and FESTIVALS! I am a sucker for a good festival. Luckily for you, the North Fulton area is home to a few gems and I am here to give you the scoop. And without further ado: This week I am highlighting…

Bad Dawg!
201603.21
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Bad Dawg!

College football will be here before we know it, (can I get an AMEN!?!) but one Georgia player is already making headlines. Sophomore defensive lineman Justin Ledbetter, 18, was arrested in Athens, GA yesterday and charged with possessing a fake ID and underage possession of alcohol. According to the UGA student handbook, he is facing…

Blow and Go?
201601.29
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Blow and Go?

Mothers Against Drunk Driving has been pushing House Bill 205 for years, but it looks as though it is gaining traction this year. In a nutshell, HB 205 could require ignition interlock devices be placed in vehicles of first time DUI offenders. Some people think ignition interlock is just an urban myth, made up to…

Nighthawks are in town!
201601.05
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Nighthawks are in town!

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety recently presented the Georgia Department of Public Safety a $2.37 million (yes, MILLION) grant so it could continue to fund the GSP Nighthawks DUI Task Force. The Nighthawks are a group of highly trained DUI officers with Georgia State Patrol that specifically enforce Georgia DUI laws. I have worked…