Atlanta metropolitan area

What is Atlanta metropolitan area known for?


small power

, but otherwise has very little authority beyond this small power of the purse. '''Mega-City One''' is a huge fictional city-state covering much of what is now the Eastern United States in the ''Judge Dredd'' comic book series. The exact boundaries of the city depend on which artist has drawn the story. The city seems to have grown outward from the present-day Northeast megalopolis, extending down to the Atlanta metropolitan area southwards, and the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor northwards. Cities Many major cities are located on the fall line, the eastern boundary of the Piedmont. Within the Piedmont region itself there are several areas of urban concentration, the largest being the Atlanta metropolitan area in Georgia. In North Carolina, the Piedmont Crescent includes several metropolitan clusters such as Metrolina (Charlotte) (Charlotte metropolitan area), the Piedmont Triad, and the Research Triangle. The South Carolina Piedmont contains the major city of Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina). In June 2006, Vick, along with his brother Marcus and mother Brenda, established The Vick Foundation, a nonprofit organization to support at-risk youth and the after school programs that serve them in the Metro Atlanta (Atlanta metropolitan area) and Hampton Roads areas. The announcement of the new organization came just before the start of the foundation's first fundraiser, the Michael Vick Golf Classic. The inaugural event was held at the prestigious Kingsmill Golf Course in James City County (James City County, Virginia) near Williamsburg, Virginia in partnership with The Virginia Tech Alumni Association Tidewater Chapter, and netted more than $80,000 for charity.  USD). The scene in Georgia is set in Dekalb County (Dekalb County, Georgia), which they pronounce in the show with the "l." Local pronunciation of the county, in the Atlanta metropolitan area, omits the "l," and as such, should be pronounced ''deh-kab'', not ''deh-kalb'' as in the show. DeKalb County, Illinois, by contrast, is pronounced with the "l" sound.


fiery red

in its native range, and is easily identified by the fact that it turns fiery red in early October, much brighter and weeks earlier than most other trees (which usually peak in early November). Shrubby plants include blackberry, horsechestnut, sumac, and sometimes hawthorn (Crataegus). Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), poison ivy (poison-ivy (plant)), and briar (Smilax) are common vines. The Confederate Yellow Daisy is a wildflower native only


major construction

-making or law enforcement powers. This is the case in the Atlanta metropolitan area, where the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) studies and makes recommendations on the impact of all major construction and development projects on the region, but generally cannot stop them. The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) is a true government agency of the state of Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)), and does control some state transportation monies to the cities and counties


poor+public

such as race (racism) and class (socioeconomic class), as well as a lack of planning and perceived lack of need, problems associated with the inner city of Atlanta (crime, poverty, and poor public school (public school (government funded)) performance) influenced Cobb, Gwinnett, and Clayton county voters to refuse MARTA into their respective counties during the 1970s, which has permanently altered land development in the region toward making automobiles even more


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.html title US Census Bureau publisher 2010.census.gov date March 17, 2011 accessdate June 27, 2011 Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest in the U.S. (table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas) US Census Bureau, 2010, "Largest U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 1990-2010" in ''World Almanac and Book of Facts'' p. 612. It is a major component


home making

is roughly 4,125,000 people. Over 436,000 people (8.8%) spoke Spanish (Spanish language) at home, making Metro Atlanta the 15th highest number of Spanish speakers (List of U.S. cities by Spanish-speaking population) among American metropolitan areas (MSAs). Over 193,000 people (3.9%) spoke other Indo-European languages at home. People who speak an Asian language (Languages of Asia) at home numbered over 137,000 and made up 2.8% of the population. http: factfinder.census.gov


performing weekly

, the city had a population of 23,643 http: quickfacts.census.gov qfd states 13 1335324.html . The '''Indigo Girls''' are an American folk rock music duo (duet (music)) consisting of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. They met in elementary school and began performing together as high school students in Decatur, Georgia, part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. They started performing with the name Indigo Girls as students at Emory University, performing

weekly at The Dugout, a bar (Bar (establishment)) in the Emory Village.  USD). The scene in Georgia is set in Dekalb County (Dekalb County, Georgia), which they pronounce in the show with the "l." Local pronunciation of the county, in the Atlanta metropolitan area, omits the "l," and as such, should be pronounced ''deh-kab'', not ''deh-kalb'' as in the show. DeKalb County, Illinois, by contrast, is pronounced with the "l" sound.


sports+bass

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.), Dick's Sporting Goods, The Sports Authority, and Academy Sports, Bass Pro Shop, Cabelas, Gander Mountain, Hibbett Sports * Children and Toys stores include Toys "R" Us, Babies "R" Us, and Buybuy BABY * As far as department stores, Macy’s now runs the former Atlanta chains Rich's (Rich's (department store)) and Davison's; also present are J. C. Penney, Sears, Belk


book series

, but otherwise has very little authority beyond this small power of the purse. '''Mega-City One''' is a huge fictional city-state covering much of what is now the Eastern United States in the ''Judge Dredd'' comic book series. The exact boundaries of the city depend on which artist has drawn the story. The city seems to have grown outward from the present-day Northeast megalopolis, extending down to the Atlanta metropolitan area southwards, and the Quebec City


home selling

that are sold, bowing to pressure (lobbying) from the real estate sales (home selling) industry. Disputes over water are becoming increasingly common, with both Alabama and Florida filing lawsuits and threatening injunctions to prevent Georgia from taking too much water, mostly for metro Atlanta. South Carolina also threatened when a pipeline (pipeline transport) east to the Savannah River was mentioned even informally. The state has now been ordered by a judge

Atlanta metropolitan area

'''Atlanta''' ( Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest in the U.S. (table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas) US Census Bureau, 2010, "Largest U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 1990-2010" in ''World Almanac and Book of Facts'' p. 612. It is a major component of a growing southeastern megalopolis (megalopolis (city type)) known as the Piedmont Atlantic Megaregion. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County (Fulton County, GA), and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County (DeKalb County, GA).

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