A visitation will be held Tuesday for longtime Atlanta traffic reporter Captain Herb Emory, who died over the weekend from a massive heart attack while trying to help motorists involved in a Douglas County accident. The will be held at the Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, 2189 Midway Road in Douglasville, from 3 to 5 p.m. and again from 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral will be private, but a public celebration of Emory’s life is planned for the near future. Emory had been a traffic reporter for more than 40 years, the last 13 of those with WSB Radio and TV. Read more about Emory in this AJC report.
As part of this year’s National Day of Puppetry celebrations, the Center for Puppetry Arts will present Mallory Lewis, daughter of the late Shari Lewis, in an exclusive live production of Lamb Chop 2.0: Everything You Wanted To Know About Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop, But Were Afraid to Ask on April 26 at 3 p.m. The event will also mark the unveiling of a new commemorative United States Postal Service stamp featuring the beloved puppetry duo. Tickets for Lamb Chop 2.0 are $13.25 (members) or $20.50 (nonmembers) and include museum admission, as well as a chance to make your own sock puppet. Visit puppet.org for tickets and more information.
Atlanta ranks third on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2014 list of cities with the most Energy Start certified buildings. Buildings earning Energy Start certification use an average of 35 percent less energy and are responsible for 35 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than typical buildings. Atlanta has 318 designated buildings including The Hurt Building in Midtown, Boys & Girls Clubs of America headquarters in Midtown and The Pinnacle in Buckhead.