SNELLVILLE -- Tuesday kicked off National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. To commemorate the occasion, Allstate Insurance received approval from the Federal Highway Administration to work with local traffic authorities in installing signs along Athens Highway and Grayson Parkway in Snellville.
Atlanta and surrounding areas will receive the country's first sign of this type in a 30-city installation program.
Allstate has worked with local traffic authorities to identify the most dangerous roads based on extensive crash statistics for Atlanta and surrounding areas.
Georgia Legal Food Frenzy runs through Friday
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Attorney Gen. Sam Olens leads the first annual initiative to engage the legal community in helping to feed the hungry across the state.
Holly Hance is the Gwinnett or Lawrenceville "city rep" responsible for helping to engage the Gwinnett legal community in the friendly competition.
Law firms must sign up online at galegalfoodfrenzy.org to enter the competition. Sign-ups are available now through the website. The contest ends on Friday.
All food can be turned in at the CarePointe Food Pantry at 1800 Satellite Blvd., NW, Duluth, GA 30097 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.
A final "frenzy" of donations will be accepted at the Gwinnett County Bar Association's Law Day Judge's Reception on Friday at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville.
For more information, visit galegalfoodfrenzy.org or contact Holly Hance at email@example.com or (770) 814-8022.
In lieu of food donations, monetary donations can be made to Atlanta Community Food Bank and should be dropped off with the food collection at the end of the competition.
Recycling Day scheduled for Saturday
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The city of Lawrenceville is sponsoring a recycle day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 20 S. Clayton St., in the old police station parking lot.
Items that can be recycled include the following: documents you wish to be shredded, limit of five boxes; electronic devices like cell phones, computers, keyboards are free, while a $10 charge applies to TVs; other items include paint at $2 per gallon; and tires at $5 per tire.
Items that cannot be recycled include projection TVs, console TVs, metal and old appliances.
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