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Finding a certified, experienced locksmith is no easy task. Sure, dozens of companies out there will dispatch an indifferent "technician" that offers "quick" solutions when you lose your keys. But when it comes to protecting your home and your business, cheap locks and part-time contractors just won't cut it. Arrowhead Lock & Safe stands out as the most trusted name in security solutions and products in Georgia in an industry known for poor service and mediocre locksmiths.

Established in 1973, Arrowhead Lock & Safe is a locally owned locksmith and control access firm. Having protected homeowners and business professionals in metro Johns Creek for decades, we have built our reputation on exemplary service and the highest quality security products available. Unlike other locksmith companies, we carry all of the major brands that you know and trust to protect your family and your business, including:

  • Medeco
  • Arrow
  • Schlage
  • Keymark
  • Kwikset
  • Mul-T-Lock,
  • Sargent
  • Baldwin
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As a comprehensive locksmith repair center and dealer, we also own an on-site lock shop to serve our clients better. That way, we can assist with your day-to-day needs like re-keying, cutting keys, and repairing locks. So whether you're looking for a brand-new security platform for your business or simply need a new set of keys for your storage unit, we are here to help. Our goal is to exceed your expectations with every service we offer.

Here are just a few reasons why customers choose Arrowhead Lock & Safe:

  • Our residential and commercial locksmiths in Johns Creek are bonded, licensed, insured, and ready to work hard.
  • Every professional locksmith is vetted via interviews and background checks.
  • We offer a wide range of locksmith services, from simple fixes to multi-step security system installations.
  • We carry a huge stock of premium, name-brand security hardware.
  • Our prices are affordable, and our quotes are 100% free of charge.
  • We aim to go the extra mile for ALL of our customers. It's just the way we do business!
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Residential Locksmith Services: Keeping Your Home and Family Safe

Though home appraisers may disagree, the value of your home isn't defined by the four walls and roofs that cover a property. The real value of your home lies within those walls where your family eats, sleeps, and plays. When it comes to the safety of your family and the security of your valuables, having quality locks installed on your home is paramount. When your home has lackluster locks and minimal protection, the things that you hold closest to your heart are at risk.

That is why having a dependable residential locksmith in Johns Creek is so important - to ensure that your home is protected and that your family is safe from intruders. When you have problems with the locks on your home, you need a solution quickly. When you call Arrowhead Lock & Safe, know that our locksmiths will work efficiently and tirelessly until your home is secure. Whether your home's locks need to be repaired or you need to consult with us about an integrated security system, our skilled locksmiths are available when you need them the most.

We offer a variety of residential locksmith services to preserve your peace of mind seven days a week, 365 days a year:

Re-Keying Services

Re-Keying Services

Does your home have a complicated lock setup that requires you to use different keys for different doors? Perhaps a former babysitter still has a key to your home. Whatever your reasons, our team of seasoned locksmiths will come to your home, re-key your locks in an efficient manner, and leave you feeling more secure in your house.

New Lock Installation

New Lock Installation

Your home is only as safe as the locks that you have on your doors. As your locks age or when you are the victim of a security threat, you may feel that it's time to install new locks on the doors of your home. This can be long, laborious, and complicated for the average homeowner. For that reason, many clients trust Arrowhead Lock & Safe to handle the hard work for them. When you arrange for new lock installation, one of our experienced residential locksmiths will come to your home and install new locks on your doors. Once we're done, we'll make sure your family has enough keys to open your new locks.

High-Security Lock Installation

High-Security Lock Installation

If you are a homeowner who has experienced a break-in or want to take additional steps to secure your assets, high-security locks are a great solution. We offer a wide variety of locks from a plethora of major brands. We are fully equipped to meet your needs, whether you're interested in more traditional lock systems with high key differs or pry resistant lock technology.

Access Control System Installation

Access Control System Installation

If you feel like you need an extra layer security and want to make sure that only certain individuals have access to your home, an access control system is a great solution to your problem. Whether you are interested in electronic or magnetic locks or have been looking to install a password-protected system, our team of experts can help. Contact our office today for a free consultation to learn more about your access control system options in Georgia.

Commercial Locksmith Services: Protecting Your Customers and Your Business

If you are a business owner in Georgia, you have the weighty responsibility of protecting your patrons and securing your businesses' assets. The most common way for entrepreneurs to keep their business safe is by having a commercial locksmith in Johns Creek install quality, reliable locks on every entry point of your storefront. But, unfortunately, many business owners take the least amount of effort necessary when it comes to protecting their business.

Whether you own several franchise locations or have a single storefront, it only takes one break-in to make you realize the importance of installing high-quality locks for your commercial property. Sadly, at that point, it's too late - your ability to provide for your family and pay your bills has been compromised. For that reason alone, it's always better to be proactive about your businesses' security rather than reactive.

At Arrowhead Lock & Safe, our commercial door lock services are designed to ensure that your assets and your customers are protecting 24-hours a day, seven days a week. We will always take the time to walk you through your options, explaining the pros and cons of each security solution so that you can make an informed decision. With a wide range of security offerings and a reliable team of commercial locksmith experts on your side, choosing the right security setup is easy, efficient, and affordable.

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Here are just a few of the commercial services we offer, all set up and installed by a certified, highly-trained commercial locksmith in Johns Creek:

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Commercial Door Locks

Installing high-quality door locks for your business is one of the best ways to protect your assets and your commercial property. At Arrowhead Lock & Safe, we offer many commercial door lock options from the best brands in our industry. From reliable maintenance service on your current Grade 3 locks to new Grade 1 commercial door lock installation, our team of commercial locksmiths is ready to help.

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Commercial Door Lock Repair

If your businesses' locks are old and need proper maintenance or corrective repair services, it's always best to work with a team of experts. From re-keying services to fixing stuck or broken locks, our commercial locksmiths are only a phone call away.

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Alarm Systems

Commercial alarms for businesses are more complex than their residential relatives, and for a good reason. Our cutting-edge alarm systems are great for preventing and interrupting break-ins, notifying the authorities, and act as an important addition to any business that wants enhanced security.

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Security Cameras

A commercial-grade CCTV system installed by Arrowhead Lock & Safe allows you to monitor all activities that take place under your businesses' roof. Having security cameras installed around your business gives you added peace of mind and evidence for the police if a break-in occurs. Having visible security cameras can also help deter criminals and prevent suspicious activity from ever taking place. With remote monitoring capability on your smart device, you can check in on your storefront any time of the night or day, from just about any location.

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Access Control Systems

Having the ability to control every one of your businesses' locks is a proactive, cost-efficient way to protect your customers and your assets. With a commercial-grade control access system from Arrowhead Lock & Safe, business owners can easily restrict certain areas within their store, prevent physical key duplication, record entry history, and even simplify employee turnover.

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Commercial Door Installation

Entryways can be especially vulnerable, but Arrowhead Lock and Safe know how to select and install the best doors for your business. When you add remote control access features, business owners can open other structures like motorized fences, large parking gates, and even barriers.

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ANSI Door Lock Grades Explained

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) grading system was developed years ago to standardize a testing procedure to measure the durability and strength of a door lock. This grading system applies to both residential and commercial door locks. Composed of three different grades, the ANSI grading system gives homeowners and business owners a good idea of lock quality and reliability. ANSI examines six different qualities to determine a lock's grade:

  • Strength Cycles - How many uses a lock can withstand before a replacement lock is needed)
  • Operational - This refers to a door's ability to latch when it is closed
  • Security - The effectiveness of the lock's security
  • Material - What kind of material is the lock made of?
  • Finish - Satin, nickel-plated, bronze, etc.

Grade 1 Locks

These locks offer the highest level of security and are most often used by institutions like hospitals, schools, and even museums. These locks also have the highest life expectancy, though they can be much more complex and require an expert residential or commercial locksmith in cityname to install. In today's day and age, many more homeowners are opting for Grade 1 locks (like electronic locks) for the most peace of mind. This classification of lock must hold up against 800,000 cycles, six door strikes and a 360-pound weight test.

Grade 2 Locks

These locks are great for residential areas with more foot traffic, like a door that leads to an apartment complex or suite of rooms. These locks can also suffice for small businesses that need a higher level of security than Grade 3 locks. Use these locks when you want to secure access to areas with valuable equipment or sensitive documents. This classification of lock requires 400,000 cycles, four door strikes, and a 250-pound weight test.

Grade 3 Locks

This grade of lock is best suited for residential purposes and is considered standard door hardware. This kind of lock is the least expensive and should never be used in a high-traffic area like a lobby or storefront. However, these locks would be suitable for areas without much foot traffic like storage closets or areas without expensive merchandise. Because these locks are easiest to bypass, consider upgrading your Grade 3 locks with anti-bump and anti-pick technology. This classification of lock requires 200,000 lock cycles, two door strikes, and a 150-pound weight test.

Protect Your Home or Business Today

A famous animator and movie director once said: "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." This quote rings especially true when it comes to protecting your home or business with the best security solutions in Georgia. If you're worried about the safety of your family or the wealth that you have worked so hard to create, contact our office today at 404-351-4331 for a free consultation. When you trust Arrowhead Lock & Safe, you can rest easy knowing your most precious belongings are safe and secure.

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Atlanta's Magic Eastern Ensemble combines traditional Chinese sounds with new age influences

ATLANTA — There's a place in Atlanta where musicians can learn to play the bamboo flute, the guzheng, and even the erhu.These instruments in the western world are known as the flute, 21-string Chinese plucked zither, and a Chinese violin, respectively.Yao Lu, who owns the Magic Eastern Music Studio and leads its performing ensemble, said that's the beauty of sharing her culture through music."So actually, we try to m...

ATLANTA — There's a place in Atlanta where musicians can learn to play the bamboo flute, the guzheng, and even the erhu.

These instruments in the western world are known as the flute, 21-string Chinese plucked zither, and a Chinese violin, respectively.

Yao Lu, who owns the Magic Eastern Music Studio and leads its performing ensemble, said that's the beauty of sharing her culture through music.

"So actually, we try to make it (diverse)," Lu said.

Lu, along with other musicians and students, learned how to play conventional Chinese and East Asian songs with a creative edge.

"We play traditional instruments but we want to make the music not be too traditional," she said.

A master at the bamboo flute and the 21-string guzheng, she accomplishes this by adding western influences, including jazz and pop influences and electronic elements that fuse with older East Asian sounds. It's to help connect the growing and vast Asian audience that exists in Georgia.

"I think the Asian community is growing in the metro Atlanta area," Cindy Fang, a musician with Lu's Magic Eastern Ensemble said.

Fang, who has lived in Georgia for 10 years, started with the studio when she was young. The ensemble was founded in 2018 and the studio started a few years beforehand. Both musicians said the studio has gained new prominence as Georgia's Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community continues to grow its presence.

With new organizations helping to bring the community together in culture and education, Fang said the ensemble stands out.

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"We try to rebrand this kind of old, ancient, traditional music and we invite other communities and invite other ethnicities to listen to our music," she said.

Fang plays the shaoqin erhu, an instrument that resembles what's known as the traditional two-string Chinese violin with an electronic gadget. It is believed that Fang is the only shaoqin erhu player in Georgia.

She says the instrument helps the ensemble broaden its sound and attract new listeners.

"We're trying to (bridge) this kind of Asian, AAPI community with larger audiences," Fang said. "You can use the instruments to make it more diverse, (add more) music elements."

They've worked to get their music in front of more people which has translated into a fully booked Lunar New Year.

"I think she's pretty packed with all of the performances," Fang said of Lu.

The 15-day celebration kicks off on Jan. 22, when families ring in the Year of the Rabbit. Even before the celebration officially starts, Lu is visiting schools, and colleges representing her nonprofit, while also getting the ensemble performance-ready to play at festivals across Georgia.

"For me, doing the celebration is just doing my job, (playing) the instrument," Lu said about Lunar New Year. "I feel so happy because I like it."

Lu joked besides playing Lunar New Year shows, she also enjoys eating holiday food.

And the music won't stop once the holiday is over.

Later this year, they will have a concert at Aurora Theater in June and anticipate playing a gala in December.

They said keeping busy isn't a bad thing -- it's all part of bringing the cultural community together and giving people new music to appreciate.

"This is my favorite thing in my life," Lu said. "Just playing my instruments."

Lu is currently working on a new website that will soon be released. In the meantime, people who would like to learn more about the ensemble or the studio can visit Magic Eastern Music Studio on Facebook. Anyone who wants to learn is welcome to join.

Macedonia Cemetery stakeholders probe city efforts

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Last year, the City of Johns Creek installed a fence at Macedonia Cemetery to enclose the site’s known graves. But Kirk Canaday, Johns Creek Historical Society member, knows there are more.“The first and earliest graves were near the [original] church,” Canaday said.There were two churches on the property. Canaday said the original church was burned, and then a second, made of cinderblocks, was vandalized and torn down by Fulton County around 2001.At a Jan. 9 meeting, Canaday ur...

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Last year, the City of Johns Creek installed a fence at Macedonia Cemetery to enclose the site’s known graves. But Kirk Canaday, Johns Creek Historical Society member, knows there are more.

“The first and earliest graves were near the [original] church,” Canaday said.

There were two churches on the property. Canaday said the original church was burned, and then a second, made of cinderblocks, was vandalized and torn down by Fulton County around 2001.

At a Jan. 9 meeting, Canaday urged Johns Creek City Manager Ed Densmore to clear ground of trees and seek services for ground penetrating radar to find additional graves. The meeting was the first to include family members of those buried at Macedonia.

Sabrina Aquell, who attended the meeting, has several family members buried at the cemetery. Aquell is related to Reuben Chandler, who has the earliest grave marker (1848-1893). She is also related to many of the Ousleys buried at the cemetery. Through stories passed down to her, Aquell said she has a strong connection to her grandfather, Sam Jones, who is buried there as well.

“Someone besides me, and families, [are] interested in my ancestors,” Aquell said. “It’s very important.”

Madyun Shahid, a descendent of April Waters — one of the few marked and documented burials on site — helped coordinate the meeting, which sought feedback from engineering consultant Eric Nelson and geophysicist Rauf Hussein.

Several factors affect the efficacy of ground penetrating radar, Hussein said, including ground leveling, wetness and casket material. Graves without any casket at all, like most at Macedonia, are the most complicated to detect, he said.

Canaday, alongside former Johns Creek Councilwoman Stephanie Endres, sat on his porch for four hours to formulate the cost of tree clearing and ground penetrating radar. They estimated the project at around $100,000.

The amount was later budgeted by the city, with some funds earmarked for the cemetery’s strategic plan completed last August. The heavily criticized report does mention tree removal to “create a more open environment,” but no ground penetrating radar was mentioned.

Canaday confirmed that probes have been employed by the Georgia Department of Transportation and New South Associates, but he said radar has yet to be performed, and that the process requires tree removal.

While Densmore said that removing a considerable number of trees would lead to erosion issues involving stormwater runoff, Canaday is most concerned with the northwest area where there are tree saplings, and whose removal will have less of an impact.

Nicole Washington, Impact Johns Creek founder, suggested that the project be targeted toward specific areas, rather than the entire site. Canaday wants to target an area that is around 50 feet by 100 feet on the north end of the site, where the original church was located.

Densmore explained the city’s bidding process for completing the ground penetrating project. Depending on the price point, he said he would have to seek other bids. But Nelson, who is based out of Little Rock, Arkansas, said he would survey the land at no cost.

Canaday plans to coordinate with Nelson for the site survey.

Joan Compton, Johns Creek Historical Society president, said preserving the current grave markers should also be a priority, noting their degradation over the years.

The strategic plan lacks a blueprint, she said, and the timeline to create the Macedonia nonprofit is questionable. The Johns Creek City Council recently approved plans to create a nonprofit intended to provide Macedonia stakeholders a formal route to make requests to the city.

“It could be summer before anything is done,” Compton said. “And in the meantime, those gray stones are sitting there in the elements face up.”

Tattnall's Nook Prigeon is voted SBLive Georgia Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Tattnall's Nook Prigeon, the winner of SBLive Georgia's Athlete of Week award as voted by Georgia high school sports fans.Prigeon collected more than 10,000 votes and 56.19% of our state-wide vote after scoring a record 40 points, with nine 3-pointers, in a win over Claxton.If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivega.Here are all the other athletes that were nominated for Jan. 2-7:Nolan Patte...

Congratulations to Tattnall's Nook Prigeon, the winner of SBLive Georgia's Athlete of Week award as voted by Georgia high school sports fans.

Prigeon collected more than 10,000 votes and 56.19% of our state-wide vote after scoring a record 40 points, with nine 3-pointers, in a win over Claxton.

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivega.

Here are all the other athletes that were nominated for Jan. 2-7:

Nolan Patterson, Brookwood Boys Swimming

Patterson won the 50 and the 100 freestyle races in the Broncos’ dual meet over rival Parkview.

Courtney Ogden, Westminster Girls Basketball

Ogden scored 27 points in the blowout win over Stephenson and almost outscored Stephenson (32). She also added six rebounds and two assists in only 24 minutes.

Ashanti Brown, Bryan County Girls Basketball

Brown was a force inside and finished with a monster double-double of 15 points and 17 rebounds.

Ryan Seymour, South Paulding Boys Wrestling

In his first tournmanet back from injury, Seymour went 4-0 with three pins and one tech.

Cameron Keith, Rome Boys Basketball

Keith did all he could in a great head-to-head battle versus Calhoun and finished the game with 30 points.

Will Lipsitz, Johns Creek Boys Wrestling

Lipsitz went 4-0 at region duals.

Blake Pollock, Landmark Christian Boys Basketball

Pollock was flat out electric in a super competitive game versus ELCA. He finished with 37 points, six boards and five assists.

Ariana Dyson, Luella Girls Basketball

Dyson went off to help her team get a big win over Pebblebrook. She finished with yet another double-double this time with 19 points and 11 rebounds.

Lucy Hood, Rabun County Girls Basketball

Hood was all over the box score, finishing with 18 points, seven assists and five rebounds in a blowout win over Jefferson.

Caden Prater, Social Circle Boys Wrestling

Prater won his 100th career win over the weekend.

Albert Wilson III, North Cobb Christian Boys Basketball

Wilson III had a monster performance versus Drew Charter, ending with a 29-point, 12 rebound double-double.

Tahj Vines, Aquinas Boys Basketball

Vines was on fire and scoring at a high clip as he dropped 35 points versus Georgia School for Innovations and Classis.

Curt Clark, Spalding Lee Boys Basketball

Clark went off for 38 points and couldn’t be stopped in a close game versus Upson Lee.

Dylan Faulkner, Calhoun Boys Basketball

Faulkner couldn’t be stopped in a close contest versus Rome as he dropped 31 points in a win.

Jayce Nathaniel, Lanier Boys Basketball

Nathaniel’s performance was huge in knocking off Lanier’s rival in North Gwinnett. He went for 21 points and 13 rebounds in the win.

Jaxon Ethridge, Social Circle Boys Wrestling

Ethridge earned his 100th career win over the weekend.

Camarion Johnson, Brunswick Boys Basketball

Johnson was all over the court and finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Justice McCarter, Osborne Boys Basketball

McCarter scored a new career-high of 37 points to help his team defeat Northgate.

David Thomas, Eagles Landing Boys Basketball

Thomas led the high-flying Eagles to yet another win, this time over Langston Hughes. He finished with 29 points and led his team from the guard position with 12 rebounds.

Uche Iloh, McIntosh Boys Basketball

Iloh has been on a tear as of late and he didn’t let up versus Northgate, finishing with 18 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks.

Grace Ridley, Dalton Girls Basketball

It wouldn’t be a normal week in Georgia High School Basketball if Ridle didn’t have yet another insane stat-line. In a win over Coahulla Creek, she finished with 35 points and 15 rebounds.

Cade Costanzo, Bremen Boys Basketball

Costanzo balled out versus Ringgold and finished with 27 points, three assists, two boards and two steals.

Brooke Moore, North Cobb Christian Girls Basketball

Moore dropped her new season-high 31 points in a win in which North Cobb held Drew Charter to just 15 points.

Cornelia Ellington, Decatur Girls Basketball

Ellington flirted with a quadruple-double as she ended with 12 points, 10 assists, seven steals and seven rebounds from the guard position.

Aiyanna Peavy, North Oconee Girls Basketball

Peavy scored 20 points and hauled in 10 rebounds versus Cherokee Bluff and was a couple assists shy of a triple-double.

Texas Football: Evaluating 3 Junior Day visitors that must be offered

A lot of the buzz surrounding the Texas football program this week has to do with the upcoming festivities during Junior Day, which begins on Jan. 21. Texas and head coach Steve Sarkisian will be hosting at least a couple dozen visitors among potential targets for the 2024 and 2025 recruiting classes during Junior Day this weekend.Among the highlighting visitors for Texas’ Junior Day this weekend are the elite five-s...

A lot of the buzz surrounding the Texas football program this week has to do with the upcoming festivities during Junior Day, which begins on Jan. 21. Texas and head coach Steve Sarkisian will be hosting at least a couple dozen visitors among potential targets for the 2024 and 2025 recruiting classes during Junior Day this weekend.

Among the highlighting visitors for Texas’ Junior Day this weekend are the elite five-star IMG Academy running back Jerrick Gibson, five-star Waco Connally cornerback Kobe Black, four-star Allen edge rusher Zina Umeozulu, and four-star Hoschton Mill Creek (GA) edge rusher KingJoseph Edwards.

And those are just the highlighting visitors from the 2024 class for the Longhorns on Junior Day.

There are going to be multiple 2025 recruits on campus this weekend for some important unofficial visits too.

Moreover, one of the key storylines to watch during any Junior Day weekend this early in the offseason is the prospective offers that the coaching staff sends out. We’re likely going to see somewhere in the ballpark of at least a half-dozen offers sent out in the coming days, largely thanks to the visitors that make it to campus for Junior Day.

Which 2024 Junior Day visitors should Texas football offer in the next few days?

With that in mind, here’s a look at an evaluation of three 2024 Junior Day visitors that Texas should offer this weekend.

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Khayree Lee, IOL

Offensive line coach/offensive coordinator Kyle Flood and the Longhorns are now in the early stages of finding the next class of “big humans” to man the trenches. Texas has keyed in on some early in-state targets along the offensive line that the fans are starting to get familiar with, including four-star Copperas Cove offensive tackle Michael Uini and four-star League City Clear Springs interior offensive lineman Blake Ivy.

But there are going to be some out-of-state offensive line recruits in the 2024 class that are on campus for Junior Day this weekend that Texas fans should start getting familiar with too.

Among the most physically impressive out-of-state offensive linemen visiting Texas for Junior Day this weekend is the towering 6-foot-5 and 340-pound LSU Tigers three-star interior offensive lineman commit Khayree Lee. The Marrero John Ehret product is one of the largest and most physically gifted interior offensive linemen that Flood and the Longhorns are hosting this weekend.

Yet, Lee hasn’t received a Texas offer as of the time of this article being written late in the morning of Jan. 20.

I would anticipate that he is certainly an offer candidate heading into the weekend given the reported (per Gerry Hamilton of Inside Texas) increase in communication between Lee and Flood in the last few weeks.

On film, Lee shows that he is incredibly strong and powerful which allows him to move bodies seamlessly off the line of scrimmage. He’s an excellent run blocker that can push opposing defensive linemen back multiple levels up while also showing the ability to be pulled when the situation calls for it.

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Lee has good footwork and is surprisingly agile for a lineman of his size and stature. That agility allows Lee to thrive as a pulling blocker and a blocker out in space. He’s also able to utilize that strong lower half to hold his own in pass blocking.

Last but not least, Lee is a very versatile offensive lineman that can play multiple different positions in the trenches. His natural spot where he’s taken the most reps at John Ehret is at left guard. But he also has the size and mobility to play at the offensive tackle position.

To sum this up, Lee looks like the perfect interior offensive lineman that could fit the SEC mold that Flood and the Longhorns want as they prepare for the transition out of the Big 12 in the next couple of years. Texas should offer Lee now to strike while the iron is hot.

Top 10 Things To Do in Johns Creek

1. Public Art around Johns CreekTour the unique Gateway Markers created by William Massey and visit our latest addition; the horse sculpture “Entwined Strength” by Eric Strauss at the Bell Road/Boles Road roundabout.The Johns Creek Tunnel contains a 130-foot mural that wraps inside the pedestrian underpass at Medlock Bridge Road and State Route 141. Designed by internationally esteemed artist Hanif Kureshi, from New Delhi, the mural is Kureshi’s first work completed in the United Stat...

1. Public Art around Johns Creek

Tour the unique Gateway Markers created by William Massey and visit our latest addition; the horse sculpture “Entwined Strength” by Eric Strauss at the Bell Road/Boles Road roundabout.

The Johns Creek Tunnel contains a 130-foot mural that wraps inside the pedestrian underpass at Medlock Bridge Road and State Route 141. Designed by internationally esteemed artist Hanif Kureshi, from New Delhi, the mural is Kureshi’s first work completed in the United States. The Johns Creek Tunnel is accessible across the parking lot from the Hampton Inn Johns Creek and Hilton Garden Inn Johns Creek.

The Interactive Chair Mural at Newtown Park is titled “Everyone Has a Seat at the Creek.” It is a unique piece that represents aspects of Johns Creek and promotes inclusiveness in a fun whimsical way. The mural was created by international street artist Kelsey Montague and each of the six chairs have a special meaning. The Bridge Chair celebrates the six bridges found in Johns Creek. The tallest, the Butterfly chair, was envisioned to represent Johns Creek’s cultural diversity with over 50 languages spoken, along with our acres and acres of beautiful parks. The Globe Chair, the smallest, represents our global community spreading love and acceptance. With a large special needs community, the last chair was designed to be lower in height to allow everyone to experience inclusion.

2. Veterans Memorial Walk at Newtown Park

The Veterans Memorial Walk at Newtown Park stands as a symbol of remembrance and respect for the people who have served in the United States Armed Forces. The four-acre memorial features a hardscaped trail circling a peaceful fountain, along with sponsored granite benches, a grand entrance plaza, and wooden gazebo. Along the trail, black granite monuments pay homage to each conflict, beginning with World War I and includes special monuments for Purple Heart Recipients, POW/MIAs, and Women in Service. The Memorial Walk is sponsored by the Johns Creek Veterans Association.

3. The Wall That Heals at Newtown Park

The Wall That Heals is a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, honoring the members of the United States Armed Forces who served during the Vietnam War, and contains the names of the more than 58,000 people who made the ultimate sacrifice. The Wall That Heals was previously part of a traveling memorial, until 2018, when the City of Johns Creek announced the installation and permanent home for the replica at Newtown Park.

4. Newtown Dream Dog Park

One of the top dog parks in the United State is located at Newtown Park. This one- acre fenced area features artificial turf, sprinklers for dogs to play in, obstacles to play on and water fountains for people and pets. It offers separate off-leash areas for large and small dogs, along with benches, shelters, and shade trees.

5. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Spread over a 48-mile section of the Chattahoochee River, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area consists of 16 different areas that begin below Lake Lanier Dam in Forsyth County and end at Peachtree Creek in metro Atlanta. The river is accessible from five locations in or near Johns Creek.

6. Our Very Own Craft Brewery

Six Bridges Brewing is named for the six bridges that once crossed the Chattahoochee in Johns Creek and is ready to welcome you and your friends. Their taproom features 16 different taps of the freshest beer you can drink, large screens to watch your favorite sports, board games, high top tables, and an outdoor beer garden with shaded picnic tables. Production facility tours are a must. Dogs & kids are allowed on the property. Keep an eye on their calendar for special events like cornhole tournaments, comedy nights and food trucks.

7. Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center

Located on 46 acres of ravine forest, Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center has over 3 miles of scenic walking trails winding past a creek, rocky shoals, wildflowers, a variety of native Georgia plants. Historic farmstead buildings and exhibit pieces from the late 1800’s have been meticulously collected and make up the Autrey Mill Heritage Village, complete with a general store, historic church, tenant farmhouse, and smokehouse. Be sure to visit the Visitor’s Center and live animal exhibit. Autrey Mill also offers a variety of programs and events emphasizing science, nature, and cultural history.

8. Johns Creek Arts Center

Featuring rotating art exhibits throughout the year and an annual Holiday Market beginning in late November, the Arts Center is great place to visit while you are in town. Check out our events calendar for upcoming weekend workshops and community events. If your stay will be an extended one, consider taking an art class or sending your child to their award-winning summer camp. The Johns Creek Arts Center is also the perfect setting to host a small gathering or meeting in a one-of-a-kind creative space, with flexible event set-up options available to meet your needs.

9. Cricket Game at Shakerag Park

Love the game of cricket? Shakerag Park has the first cricket scoreboard in Georgia and the only cricket batting cages in the Southeast. You can catch a high school cricket game here on most Saturdays and Sundays. Visit www.jccricket.org/ for more information.

10. Award-Winning Dining

Checkered cloth or white linen? Napkin in the lap or in the collar? With an exceptional variety of ambiances and atmospheres, there is a restaurant for every appetite, occasion, and budget. From creative cooking classes, and palate-expanding cuisine, Johns Creek offers an extraordinary variety of restaurants from around the world with more than 125 restaurants representing over 25 countries within the city limits. Join us on a globetrotting trek to discover everything from the aromatic spices of Indian tandoor to the rich, savory sauces of Italian cuisine, without ever crossing the Atlantic.

Enjoy your visit, take pictures, and make sure to tag us at #visitjohnscreek and you could be featured on Johns Creek Convention & Visitors Bureau social media.

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