This is part two of the story of Jean Fallon, who hosted the North Korean delegation at her Atlanta home during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, and the connection to her husband, a Vietnam POW/MIA whose plane was shot down in 1969 over Laos.
The Friends of the Dunwoody Library will host a book sale Sept. 25. I can hear the cheers around Dunwoody from all of us who have missed these opportunities to shop for books, DVDs, and more.
In 1849, Abraham Lincoln invented a device to lift boats over shoals, and he remains the only American president to be granted a patent. Lincoln also was intrigued with wind power. In a lecture on inventions and discoveries in 1860 he ruminated, “As yet, the wind is an untamed and unharnesse…
Jean Reid Fallon of Dunwoody contacted me to share her unusual experiences during the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. To fully understand her Olympic story, we must first go back to before she met her husband, Patrick Fallon.
Along time ago - it feels like a hundred years - when I was in college, I took karate classes. The style - Cuong Nhu was a relatively new style - a mix of other styles both “hard” and “soft.”
James H. Clark was working as a night telegraph operator in Chamblee in 1906. Those who knew him said he was a quiet man. However, when a young woman named Nellie Gay broke off their relationship, he became enraged.
Woodie Malone was Mayor of Chamblee for 32 years, from 1948 until the year he died — 1980.