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Line dancing teams to compete at Six Flags

Line dancing teams to compete at Six Flags

AUSTELL, Ga. -- If country line dancing is your thing, you won't want to miss the Texas Roadhouse line dancing contest at Six Flags.

The competition will be Tuesday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Nine teams are scheduled to compete: four from Georgia (Douglasville, Hiram, Marietta and Snellville), three from Alabama and two from Mississippi.

Teams are made up of eight to 10 dancers dressed in Texas Roadhouse attire. They will each dance to three songs, and a panel of judges will evaluate them on creativity, energy, spirit and synchronicity.

The winning team will go on to represent the region in a national line dancing competition.

Tickets are $40 each, which includes a ticket to Six Flags, parking pass, food voucher and admission to the line dancing contest.

McDonald's manager punches customer

McDonald's manager punches customer

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Authorities say the manager of a Marietta McDonald's is accused of punching a mother after she brought her autistic children and a service dog inside the restaurant.

Cobb County officials issued a warrant charging Tiffany Denise Allen with simple battery and disorderly conduct.

The warrant states that Jennifer Schwenker entered the McDonald's with her twins and service dog last week, and that Allen, who was off-duty at the time, became irate the dog was inside.

Police said Allen followed the mother around the restaurant, then punched her in the face in the parking lot.

McDonald's franchisees J.M. and Jan Owens released a statement on Friday:

At our McDonald's restaurant, we respect and value our customers.

Original Havana Sandwich Shop in $20

Original Havana Sandwich Shop in $20

ATLANTA – After the original Havana Sandwich shop was “completely gutted” by fire in 2008, two Havana Sandwich shops opened in the general vicinity of the “original” both claiming the title.

Over the years, there has been much debate about which shop deserved the title of the original, but for many, Havana Restaurant at 3979 Buford Highway in Atlanta retains the crown. Considered one of Atlanta’s iconic restaurant survivors along with the Varsity, The Collanade and the recently closed Pano’s and Paul’s, Havana has been serving up sandwiches and Cuban fare for 35 years.  

Eddie Benedit Sr. and his wife, Debbie, opened the restaurant in 1976, only a couple of years after he came to the United States from Cuba. Eddie was always very conscious of the restaurant’s quality, consistency and affordability, and prices reflect that.

Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand in $20

Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand in $20

ATLANTA – The relatively new restaurant Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand is gaining popularity in the foodie world for their “out of the box” approach to meat inside of a bun. Delia’s Chicken Sausage is “made according to a recipe Delia has been perfecting for 15 years”. Delia Champion is the brain behind The Flying Biscuit Café and Molly Gunn owns The Porter Beer Bar, the two are co-owners of the restaurant.

The sausage is made from chickens raised on Georgia’s Springer Mountain Farms; the farm raises their chickens on a vegetarian diet; and they are antibiotic free.