Friday Aug 29
Chattanooga Times Free Press
This weekend in high school football
Sports editor Jay Greeson gives an overview of tonight's prep football and tomorrow's college games.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Chain Store Age
Halpern Enterprises breaks ground on multi-use development
A groundbreaking ceremony has officially launched construction on Belmont, a 48-acre mixed-use development that will feature restaurants, retail shops, single-family homes and luxury rental apartments on the site of the former Belmont Hills Shopping Center in Smyrna, Georgia.
Mayor Allegood, Chairman Lee Accept Ice Bucket Challenge
The mayor of Acworth and the chairman of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners sat united as ice-cold water was poured over their heads outside Acworth City Hall earlier this week.
St. Benedict's Episcopal Day School Reaches Milestones in Capital Campaign
In just six years, St. Benedict's Episcopal Day School has made an incredible impact on the community in and around Smyrna.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Braves Stadium Bond Validation Going to State Supreme Court
The Georgia Supreme Court will decide whether a Cobb County Superior Court judge's decision to validate the issuance of hundreds of millions of dollars of bonds to pay for the Atlanta Braves' new stadium was done constitutionally.
BoC eyes changes to tax subsidy
Excavating work steams forward at the corner of Atlanta Road and Windy Hill Road in Smyrna on Monday as crews work to prepare the official groundbreaking on Thursday.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Belmont Groundbreaking is Aug. 28
The long-awaited Belmont project at the intersection of Atlanta and WIndy Hill Roads in Smyrna will break ground later this week, The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports.
Smyrna man gets 20 years for $5M tax fraud scheme
Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Smyrna, Ga., resident Mauricio Warner was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for using thousands of stolen identities to file federal tax returns claiming more than $5 million in bogus refunds.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Takin' a soakin' for a very good cause
Marietta Schools bus driver Karen Martin dumps a bucket of cold water and ice over Superintendent Emily Lembeck's head Thursday afternoon at the school's transportation offices on Dodd Street.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Smyrna City Council approves plan for 194 homes
About 200 homes are expected replace the dilapidated apartment buildings that used to sit on the corner of Old Concord and Windy Hill roads.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
RADCO adds Smyrna and Newnan properties to portfolio
The 439-unit Keeneland Farms community was developed in 1972 on 44.4 acres in Smyrna, Ga.
Smyrna closer to seeing homes built on 47 acres city bought in 2010
A developer plans to build nearly 200 single-family homes on the site of a former aging apartment complex purchased and razed by the City of Smyrna.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Police: Md. man kills wife, another woman, himself
On Saturday morning, Prince George's County police identified the victims of the murder-suicide as 45-year-old Leroy Johnson of Oxon Hill; his wife, 43-year-old Angela Johnson of Oxon Hill; and 42-year-old Zonita Roberts of Smyrna, Georgia.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Die-hards sleep over at College Football Hall of Fame
Guests watch from the turf as the movie "Rudy" is plays during a sleepover in the College Football Hall of Fame in the early hours, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Atlanta.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
2014 Taste of Smyrna
The 2014 Taste of Smyrna is food, fun and music all day long! Nibble and nosh your way around the Village Green in downtown Smyrna, Saturday, September 13th from 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Plan to sample all Smyrna's finest restaurants and listen to music all day long all on the beautiful Village Green and the Market Village.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Chattahoochee Chatter: Crime fighting pays
Back in late June, on orders from the Georgia General Assembly, the Columbus Police Department auctioned off all the firearms it had confiscated in criminal investigations over the past couple of years.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
CEO of Center for Family Resources celebrates 30 years of empowering families
Center for Family Resources Executive Director Jeri Barr is celebrating her 30th year at the helm of the agency who's goal is to stabilize and empower families to become self-sufficient.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Concord bridge set to close for repairs Tues.
The Concord Covered Bridge in Smyrna will shut down Tuesday for repairs. A section of Concord Road between the East-West Connector and South Hurt Road will stay closed for one month, which means drivers will have to find alternate routes.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Stitched with love, sewn with gratitude
The Montford Point Marines Association honors the legacy of the 20,000 African-American men who trained in segregated facilities outside Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during World War II.