General Beauregard Lee's file


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General Beauregard Lee, a groundhog, has predicted Metro Atlanta's weather for more than three decades. He resides at "Weathering Heights," a plantation-style manse at the Yellow River Game Ranch, a wildlife attraction in Lilburn.

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Last week, we tested a DeKalb County congressman on the economy, an Athens congressman on one of his tweets, boosterish claims about Atlanta tourism, and whether Egypt’s ambassador has his facts straight.

Most importantly, we uncovered that metro Atlanta’s groundhog General Beauregard Lee, long overshadowed by the more famous Punxsutawney Phil, is better at predicting the weather. Scandalous.

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