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…

2 Georgia Deputies Resign After Contacting Women on Backpage.Com

Two Georgia sheriff’s deputies have resigned after they were found to have contacted women on Backpage.com, a website that features prostitutes and people seeking their services, officials said. The FBI in May reported finding one Bibb County deputy’s personal cellphone number in the contacts in a sex trafficking victim’s phone,…

Girls Soccer: Stockbridge Valley Falls to Waterville

Waterville 7, Stockbridge Valley 0 >> After pulling off an impressive upset over No. 2 seed Fabius-Pompey on Thursday, No. 15 seed Stockbridge Valley fell to No. 7 seed Waterville on Friday. Anna Beach scored twice to help power Waterville to the Section III Class D quarterfinal victory. at Waterville…

Mizzou at Georgia: Five Questions

Missouri quarterback Drew Lock looks for a receiver during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kentucky Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/David Stephenson) 1. Double down on the deep ball? Georgia’s defense has surpassed Alabama as the SEC’s best — at least statistically…

Georgia v Wales

Gareth Bale injury ‘bad timing’ – Coleman 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Georgia v WalesVenue: Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena, Tblisi Date: Friday, 6 October Kick-off: 17:00 BSTCoverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary. Wales are without…

Kate Moss on Bunnies, Bardot Sweaters and Vivienne Westwood

Kate Moss barely remembers when it was in the 90s that she first walked for Vivienne Westwood and Andreas Kronthaler. She does however, remember the exact bus she was on when she spotted a fellow Westwood fan dressed head-to-toe in the label, as well as the exact pieces he was…