Georgia Man Dies in Fall at National Preserve

The Rome man fell about 50 feet at Little River Canyon in northeast Alabama. For the second time in recent days, a Georgia resident has died after a fall at a national or state park. William Greg McCary, 57, of Rome, died Tuesday morning after he fell about 50 feet…

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Georgia Lumber Execs Cheer Trump Tariff Stand

Lost in a frenzy of political news, a presidential feud with Canada might be easily overlooked. But it’s no small deal for Hal Storey in Floyd County – or for Georgia’s other lumber companies. Storey is vice president of S.I. Storey Lumber Company in Armuchee. The 97-year-old, family-owned business, whose…

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Housing Surge to Send Atlanta Property Tax Collections up 1.5 Percent

Atlanta expects to see a 1.5 percent boost in revenue from property taxes in fiscal 2018, thanks to a surge in new housing and commercial developments. The city is proposing a $637 million budget in the new fiscal year — which starts July 1 — that will see an increase…

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Uga Recruiting: Lot of True Contenders Among Marquez Ezzard’s Top 8

Want a daily lap through Georgia football recruiting? That’s what the Intel will bring at least five days a week. We’ll cover the news and which way this 4-star like Marquez Ezzard might lean plus add some perspective to help fans figure out what it all means. _______________________________________________________ STOCKBRIDGE, Ga….

Miss Ingram and Mr. Burch to Wed in July

Miss Ingram and Mr. Burch to wed in July Jas and Cathy Ingram of Stockbridge, Georgia, are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Allie Ingram, of Athens, Georgia, to John Burch, son of Greg and Pam Burch of Bainbridge. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ron and Lois Bartlett of…

Spring Practice: Stockbridge Looking to Reload After Several Key Departures

STOCKBRIDGE — After reaching the Class AAAAA Final Four last season, the Stockbridge Tigers will have to reload on offense and defense as several key contributors from last year’s squad have departed. Stockbridge finished first in Region 4-AAAAA last season but will be tasked with replacing several All-County selections, like…

Students Best Henry County Officers in Stockbridge Exhibition Basketball Game

Henry County public safety officers watch from the sidelines as Henry senior basketball players put up a shot during the Stockbridge Unity in the Community exhibition basketball game Friday. (Staff Photo: Chelsea Prince) STOCKBRIDGE — Try as they might, Henry County public safety officers just couldn’t match the speed, agility…

Ohio State Lands Big Commitment from Georgia Defensive End

The last week and a half has been quite a ride for four-star defensive end Brenton Cox. The ride ended on Tuesday, with the Rivals250 product committing to Ohio State. The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Stockbridge (Ga.) product visited Ohio State for its spring game last weekend and set an announcement date…

Former Stockbridge Clerk Merle Manders Dies at 80, Funeral Wednesday

STOCKBRIDGE— Former longtime Stockbridge city clerk Merle Manders died Monday, the city of Stockbridge announced Monday on its official Facebook page. Manders served as city clerk over a term of 35 years, from 1975 to 2010. She died on April 17 at the age of 80. “She earned great respect…

A Quick Look at Lodging in Stockbridge Ga & Two More Top Restaurants

In past trips to Stockbridge GA in articles, we have stopped by attractions and restaurants. You certainly want all those good picks, but you also need lodging if you are traveling through. There are many good hotels in the city, but with smaller cities, you often have big hotel chains…