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TSA find 73 guns in carry-on bags in U.S. airports in one week

11:41 am Mar. 18, 2017

Transportation Security Administration agents discovered 73 guns in bags passengers tried to get onto airplanes in just one week – 66 of which were loaded and 27 of which had a round chambered. Weapons discovered in the Atlanta airport included a .45 and a 9 mm, according to TSA data.

It’s actually nothing new.

“In addition to all of the other prohibited items we find weekly in carry-on bags, our officers

This fact about St. Patrick may shock you

6:47 am Mar. 17, 2017

St. Patrick, celebrated today with oceans of green beer and a mountain of lively shamrock attire, was Ireland’s patron saint. He used the three-leafed shamrock to illustrate the Holy Trinity, and is said to have

Marietta Rotarians celebrate student success

11:23 am Mar. 16, 2017

For nearly a decade, the Rotary Club of Marietta has supported the Marietta Performance Learning Center, a program that works to help students complete high school while developing business skills in preparation for entering the job market. To encourage students to stay on task, Rotary members participate in social outings, donate business attire, and send items such as gift cards to recognize achievement.

Recently, the students and Rotary members got together

Bow Wow deletes tweet threatening to “pimp” Melania Trump

6:37 am Mar. 16, 2017

Rapper and actor Bow Wow has deleted a Twitter post threatening to “pimp” Melania Trump and “make her work for us.”

He posted the message after President Donald Trump’s tweet hinting that Snoop Dogg could face “jail time” following Snoop’s video showing him shooting a Trump clown character with a toy gun. Trump’s tweet pondered the possible recriminations had Snoop’s video referenced his predecessor:

T.I. defended Snoop’s work in a profanity-riddled

RuPaul has gotten married

3:51 pm Mar. 15, 2017

Author, model, drag performer and reality show personality RuPaul adds one more line to his bio: married man.

The San Diego native – who moved to Atlanta at 15 and studied theater at North Atlanta School