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Stockbridge graduate goes for gold in winter Olympics

Stockbridge is about to bust its proverbial vest buttons as hearts swell with pride for Olympic bobsledder Chris Kinney. The 29-year-old Kinney is competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, on Team USA’s four-man bobsled team. Kinney posted on Twitter, “Being at the Olympics has been…

Miami football: Projected offensive depth chart after Signing Day

… Early Wednesday, Miami’s lone major win of National Signing Day came in from Marquez Ezzard, a 4-star athlete from Stockbridge (Ga.) High School, signed with the Hurricanes, giving Miami football its 10th blue-chip signing in the Class of 2018. The 2017 season for the Hurricanes was largely defined by…

Club of little gentlemen hope for big change

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — One local teacher is dedicating a special club to teaching young boys how to become model men. "A gentleman isn’t perfect," said academic coach at Fairview Elementary Jason Wright. "We’re not flawless, but we’re constantly working on being a better man." In the case of the "Gentlemen…

Georgia native named to 2018 U.S. Olympic Bobsled team

An all-American track and field hurdler from Stockbridge, Ga. is now an Olympian. Chris Kinney, 29, was named to the 2018 Olympic Bobsled team and will be competing in PyeongChang Korea. Kinney competed for Georgetown University where he broke school records in the outdoor 110m hurdles and indoor 60m hurdles….

My Take On Wake: Wrapping up the Deacons’ 21-player signing class

Buy Now Coach Dave Clawson of Wake Forest celebrates the Deacons’ 55-52 victory over Texas A&M in the Belk Bowl. Last month, Clawson celebrated the signing of 21 players to National Letters of Intent. Allison Lee Isley/Journal The dust probably still hasn’t settled from the 107 points or the 1,260…

Mark Spain Real Estate opens Marietta office

Mark Spain Real Estate’s third metro Atlanta office officially opened Oct. 2 in Marietta at 1395 South Marietta Parkway, near the famous Cobb County landmark, the Big Chicken. MARIETTA — Mark Spain Real Estate’s third metro Atlanta office officially opened Oct. 2 in Marietta at 1395 South Marietta Parkway, near…

Bibles and bullets: Church holds men’s group meetings at gun range

0 Men line up for the gun range following the Community Bible Church monthly men’s study group at the American Heritage Gun Range in McDonough. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM One recent night in McDonough, Jody Shaw, assistant pastor of Community Bible Church, bowed his head and led about 70 men…

Atlanta Housing Authority buys Civic Center for big redevelopment

The Atlanta Civic Center, the money-losing and aging performing arts hall, now belongs to the city’s housing authority, which will move ahead with a $300 million mixed-use, mixed-income community on the prime in-town location. Mayor Kasim Reed and authority CEO Catherine Buell announced Tuesday the housing agency closed on its…

Stockbridge to lose half its revenue if new city emerges, report states

Stockbridge may lose between $4.2 million and $6.1 million in revenue if the proposed city of Eagle’s Landing becomes a reality, a report recently stated. The report’s topic, the proposed de-annexation of areas from the existing city, included the fiscal impact of such action, previously estimated by the city at…

Georgia Tech student housing tower eyes launch—south of Bobby Dodd Stadium

A 12-story student housing tower could soon start construction at the corner of North Avenue and Centennial Olympic Park Drive, bringing 255 units to the currently vacant lot. Located across the street from Georgia Tech’s Bobby Dodd Stadium, the development would include a seven-story parking deck, too, according to filings…