July Fourth: Four Interesting Facts

Many Americans associate July Fourth with parades, fireworks and cookouts. But did you know we might be celebrating on the wrong date? Independence Day should have been July 2, which is the day the Continental Congress actually voted for independence. John Adams even wrote that July 2 would be remembered in the annals of AmericanRead More


Holiday Fireworks Safety

Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It is often associated with parades, picnics, family reunions and fireworks. Here are some fireworks safety tips from the American Pyrotechnics Association. Store fireworks in a cool, dry place. Always read andRead More


Fireworks Safety

Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. Approximately 240 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. Remember, fireworks can be dangerous, causing serious burn and eye injuries. You can help theRead More


Celebrate July 4 in Metro Atlanta

What are your plans for July 4? Whether you’re staying in town or headed for the beach or mountains, you will find a variety of fun events throughout metro Atlanta surrounding Independence Day. Here are 10 places to celebrate with friends and family. 1. Memorial Lawn at Stone Mountain. Fireworks display following the Lasershow. JulyRead More