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The weekly wrap: Charlesbank, Century Golf, BlackRock

Hearthside Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis Shire PLC-Oncology Business Les Laboratoires Servier SAS 2,400.0 Les Laboratoires Servier SAS of France definitively agreed to acquire the oncology business of Shire PLC, a Dublin-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pharmaceutical products, for $2.4 billion in cash. Tropicana Entertainment Inc-Casino Properties(6) Gaming & Leisure…

City of Stockbridge welcomes home Olympic bobsledder, Chris Kinney!

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — City officials gave a hero’s welcome to Olympian Chris Kinney as he returned home for the first time since the Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea. On Monday, City officials celebrated Kinney with an official proclamation inside City Hall and a public reception. The Olympic bobsledder…

Union City mayor: finances improved, more advances to come

From left, Union City council members Shayla Nealy and Christina Hobbs, Mayor Vince Williams and city council members Angelette Mealing and Brian Jones gather at the Next Level 2.0 backdrop after the March 20 state of the city address at Banneker High School. Union City will build on its financial…

Stockbridge de-annexation, pro-Eagle’s Landing bill heads to governor

Areas shaded in red indicate the areas currently in the city limits of Stockbridge that are included in the city of Eagle’s Landing proposal. The pink and red areas show the proposed city of Eagle’s Landing, while the light green areas show what would be remaining in the city of…

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…