Clock winds down for Hap Smith, longtime ‘Voice of...
by Jon Gillooly
06:23 PM, Wednesday, February 10
Marietta attorney Hap Smith, the “Voice of the Blue Devils” since 1988, has retired. Smith, 65, is the longest-serving announcer in Cobb County, just ahead of Frank Wigington at Sprayberry High and Stan Meek at North Cobb High. “I’ve lorded it ove...

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