Mark & JF - the SACS Report is here & includes the relevant standards - https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B4ni2jH9ge…
They're not out of left field, they're promulgated in advance by SACS. SACS is one of 6 regional accrediting agencies approved by the Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
DeKalb isn't being held to a higher standard than any other school system. They're just being held to a standard, and failing. Primarily because of financial governance and Board micromanagement. Other schools and colleges have these issues too. Just search for news on SACS and you'll see that DeKalb isn't the only dysfunctional system out there.
Don't know about the interpretation that it would apply to amendments (and don't care enough to research it), but GA Const. Art. III, s. V, p.2 requires all bills for raising or appropriating revenue to arise in the House.
If the Scientologists won, then Xenu lost. He's the bad guy in their mythology.
Neighborhood rumor is that it is a City Market concept higher-end grocery store.
I think you're forgetting to mention that East Lake Meadows was demolished in 1995, explaining the crime drop.
It's actually a federal regulation, though the states can (and should) limit it to 2 years post-conviction. Just one more misguided drug policy.
My wife and I went last weekend and enjoyed the beer, but were also disappointed by the food. I will say that I thought the service was incredible, though, which went a long way to giving us a positive vibe.
Did anyone else notice that the placed smelled like wood shavings? My wife compared it to a hamster cage...
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