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Sometimes Old School can still be better

Sometimes Old School can still be better

McDONOUGH, GA - Folks were quick on the draw with their cell phones at a McDonough gas station on Highway 155 on Friday.

They wanted to capture a rare sight...an urban cowboy.

That's how most people react when Charles Edwards and his quarter horse, Honey, saunter into town.

"You know I have heard somebody say, 'Mom, look at the black cowboy,' you know; it's just a trip, man," said Edwards.

He began riding for social fun with the South Metro Riders Club about four years ago.

But these days his passion has turned into a practical way for Edwards to save money and educate people about history.

He even claims he can cover more ground on horseback.

"With the traffic growing in Henry County, I can get here faster than I can in a car," he said.

As they ponied up nearly four bucks a gallon to fill their horseless carriages, some drivers were thinking twice.

See Atlanta's Christmas Snow Photos

See Atlanta's Christmas Snow Photos

Atlanta, GA--  It was the 1st snow on Christmas Day in the Metro Atlanta area in more than 100 years. 

A number of our readers and viewers sent in their favorite pictures from the special Christmas surprise.

Send in yours and see the entire gallery by clicking here.

See Atlanta's Crummiest Christmas Photos

See Atlanta's Crummiest Christmas Photos

Atlanta, GA--  MomsLikeMe.com has some of the funniest Christmas photos submitted by our readers like you.  Click the link to see the winners of the contest!

Also send your photos in to me and I will put them up on 11Alive for all your friends to see.

Just attach your photos with "Xmas photos" in the subject line. Send to MRichardson@wxia.gannett.com