Regional Roundup: Another Sheriff Speaks About Gun Control, New Walmart Not Selling Rifles, and 'Naked Chef' Vying for Mayor
A look at top stories from Patch sites across Georgia.
Sheriff Expresses Disgust That Sandy Hook Used to Promote Gun Control - Douglasville Patch
Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller says he has written letters to the President, Vice-President, Congressmen, and to the state delegation, voicing disgust for the use of the events at Sandy Hook to promote gun control.
In a message on the Sheriff's Office Facebook page, Miller wrote, "I will fight in every way that I know how to make sure that our rights as citizens are not violated by the Federal Government or our State Government."
New Metro Area Walmart Decides Not to Sell Rifles - Cascade Patch
As the Historic Westside Village Walmart on Martin Luther King Drive continues it's week-long Grand Opening celebration, community members expressed their joy to see that no guns will be sold at "our Walmart."
The Walmart Corporation quickly decided to stop selling the Bushmaster Assault Rifle on its world-wide website days after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, in which a young man killed a large number of elementary school children in Connecticut using that exact gun.
'Naked Chef' Stirs the Pot by Announcing Run for Mayor of Atlanta - Buckhead Patch
Chef Paul Luna is not one to mince words or beat around the subject. He has been an outspoken restaurateur and citizen in the City of Atlanta for years now, and recently decided to make the announcement loud and clear that he is running to be Atlanta's next mayor.
Recently there have been a few provocative articles written about Paul Luna, who is now known for his successful restaurant Lunacy Black Market on Mitchell Street in Downtown Atlanta. Creative Loafing also made a stir several weeks ago by publishing a photo of Chef Luna naked in his kitchen, when he first told that outlet that he was running for Mayor.