Chatterbox: Commissioner Birrell taps into some fun
by MDJ staff
12:43 AM, Friday, August 28
SunTrust Park held a bricklaying ceremony at the Braves’ new ballpark on Thursday and Cobb Commissioner JoAnn Birrell took the opportunity to have a little fun with fellow Commissioner Bob Ott. We ask Cobb Chatter readers, was she: a) Checking the...

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