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MDJ Time Capsule: The Week of August 28
by Damon Poirier
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
This week’s Time Capsule looks at the C-130 Hercules “One World,” the integration of Marietta High School and the F-22.
28th Art in the Park to feature 175 contributors
by Justin Larson
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — The first day of Art in the Park has arrived with exclusive art from across the country. “This is a one of a kind event,” festival director Carolyn Morris said, adding many of the artist...
Goldstein questions legality of exchanges
by Hilary Butschek
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilman Philip Goldstein, concerned about the legality of his colleagues exchanging emails about city business, directed city attorney Doug Haynie this week to give a presentation on the state’s...
Man gets six years: Violated ex-fiancee’s order with 600 calls, 450 texts
by Emily Boorstein
Aug 30, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A man will spend time behind bars after making more than 600 phone calls and 450 text messages to a former fiancee who had a restraining order against him. Austin Luis Joseph, 33, was convicted in ...
Sixty years and counting, local legend remains ‘ruggedly handsome’
by Joe Kirby, Otis A. Brumby III and Lee B. Garrett, - Around Town Columnists
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
IF PLANES WERE PEOPLE, the Lockheed C-130 Hercules would soon be ready to retire and start drawing Social Security. And in “airplane years,” as opposed to “people years,” it’s truly a rare bird. It...
State super interested in Cobb position
by Emily Boorstein
Aug 30, 2014 | 7 7 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Board vice chairman says the job is Ragsdale’s to lose
Hillgrove goes on road to shut down Shiloh
by Martin Kester
MDJ Sports Correspondent
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
SNELLVILLE — Last week, Hillgrove won a shootout to start the season. This week, it was their defense’s time to shine, creating four turnovers including Phil Davis’ interception with 26 seconds lef...
Harrison pulls away from Wheeler in fourth quarter
by Tom Mudrak
MDJ Sports Correspondent
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — Hayden Messina had 120 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns as Harrison defeated Wheeler 33-21 in front of a standing-room-only crowd at Corky Kell Stadium.
Campbell moves to 2-0 after rout of Stone Mountain
by Thomas Duggins
MDJ Sports Correspondent
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
SMYRNA — After a slow start, Campbell dominated Stone Mountain for 48 minutes en route to a 33-8 victory.
Miller Grove rallies in second half to upend Pebblebrook
by Maurice Dixon
MDJ Sports Writer
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
DECATUR — After the second quarter, Pebblebrook didn’t have an answer for Miller Grove. Jakobe Burke threw a touchdown pass and Javion Lawson ran for a score in the second quarter to put the Falcon...
Russell Halimon’s 261 yards and four touchdowns pace Buccaneers to 2-0 start
by Jeff Dickinson
MDJ Sports Correspondent
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
VILLA RICA — For the second straight week, Allatoona played without Josh Bettistea, Cobb County’s leading rusher in 2013. For the second straight week, it didn’t matter.
Mount Paran Christian rolls over Whitefield Academy
by Greg Oshust
MDJ Sports Writer
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
MABLETON — Mount Paran Christian picked up where it left off after its big season-opening victory over Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy last week as the Eagles scored a decisive 49-9 win over Whit...
Longhorns shock Trojans with last-second TD
by Carlton D. White
cwhite@mdjonline.com
Aug 30, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Kell practices its 2-minute drill at the end of every Thursday practice. That knowledge paid off for the Longhorns, who came from behind with less than a minute remaining to stun Lassiter 42-35 on ...
Eagles’ Carter swarms Greyhounds
by E. Marcel Pourtout
MDJ Sports Writer
Aug 30, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The versatile senior passed for 400 yards, ran for 145 and totaled seven touchdowns in leading the Eagles to a 57-35 victory at Pope.
Mustangs muster win over Jackets
by Steve Ruthsatz
MDJ Sports Correspondent
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Kennesaw Mountain battled to a season-opening win over Sprayberry for the third straight season, winning 28-23 on Friday.
Queen helps North Cobb gain advantage on North Gwinnett
by A.J. Howard
MDJ Sports Correspondent
Aug 30, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
North Cobb avoided becoming the second Cobb County team to be knocked off by North Gwinnett in as many weeks, escaping with a 36-29 road victory Friday night.
Raider blue has edge on Blue Devils
by Adam Carrington
acarrington@mdjonline.com
Aug 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Walton seems to be liking its new go-to receiver. Sam Letton had eight catches for 120 yards, and his final catch of the night late in the fourth quarter proved to be the most important.
Pilot killed in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
By Michael Melia Associated Press Writer BOSTON — The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience ...
SEGO, Hazel Evelyn D.
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Hazel Evelyn D. Sego, age 90, passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014. She was born to the late Carl T. Douglas and Hattie Shepherd Douglas on June 17, 1924 in Birmingham, Alabama. Evelyn grew up ...
MALONEY, Phillip John
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Phillip John Maloney of Marietta, Georgia passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 27, 2014 after a long illness and battle with cancer. A visitation is planned from 4:00PM to 6:00PM at Mayes War...
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