I am one writer who has written about two streets otherwise unconnected.
An 18-story office building in Vinings with sweeping views of the Atlanta skyline is a strange place for a statue memorializing one of the most horrific chapters in American history.
MARIETTA — A summit between Cobb’s commissioners and mayors quickly turned to a discussion of which mayors — and cities — might soon be joining their ranks.
Editor’s note: I had a conversation a few weeks ago with a reader about the origin of the name “Nancy” in Nancy Creek. This throwback column answers that question. Kind of.
MARIETTA — In a wide-ranging interview with the Marietta Daily Journal this week, Cobb Chairwoman Lisa Cupid discussed her transition from serving as a member of the county’s governing board to leading it, early successes, an upcoming sales tax referendum and renewed efforts to create a new …
Stillhouse Road off Paces Mill Road in Vinings got its name from a large rye and corn whisky still operated along the creek in the area by R.M. Rose & Co.
The Vinings Exploratory Committee announced Tuesday state Rep. John Carson, R-northeast Cobb, has filed a bill that, if approved, would send a referendum on Vinings cityhood to area residents. They issued the following news release:
EDITOR’S NOTE: To recognize Black History Month, the MDJ asked 20 community leaders how they will celebrate and what BHM means to them. Today we feature east Cobb Commissioner Jerica Richardson.
Local churches are planning for their annual Christmas services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dec. 24 and 25, respectively.
Republican Fitz Johnson has outraised Democrat Jerica Richardson in the race to succeed retiring east Cobb Commissioner Bob Ott, according to a review of the campaigns’ latest financial disclosure reports.
Chris Perez was working as a Delta Air Lines in-flight crew scheduler for flight attendants in late March when he was laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has decimated that industry.
Several local restaurants were honored earlier this month when Wine Spectator magazine announced its 2020 Restaurant Awards, which spotlight top eateries’ wine lists. Brookhaven’s Terra Terroir; Buckhead’s Le Bilboquet Atlanta, Le Colonial Atlanta, Blue Ridge Grill, Atlas, Umi, Del Frisco’s …
After a banner 2019, Fifth Group Restaurants was humming along in March when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Atlanta-based company to shut down.
The Cumberland Community Improvement District has committed about $170,000 to various projects aimed at improving the area’s traffic flow and street aesthetics.
Home Depot has spent $27 million acquiring an office building near its Vinings headquarters and is now asking for the Cobb development authority’s help in financing a refurbishment, saying it will create 600 local jobs.
Countless metro Atlantans continue to help others in need during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A host of schools, houses of worship and other nonprofits and venues in Brookhaven, Buckhead, Sandy Springs and Vinings are hosting camps this summer to offer children a variety of activities.
There are lots of ways residents of Buckhead, Brookhaven, Sandy Springs and Vinings can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, from adult-only events to ones devoted to families and to children.
David Fisch was a skinny, 18-year-old college freshman when he started working for Big John’s Christmas Trees in Atlanta in 1987, after a friend who’d worked there the previous season recommended it.
Local churches are planning for their annual Christmas services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dec. 24 and 25, respectively, unless otherwise noted. Here’s a rundown of those events, according to each house of worship’s website or office:
This week several local stores and even some organizations are hosting special Black Friday sales, with some even starting Nov. 27.
Venues in Atlanta, Brookhaven, Sandy Springs and Vinings are ringing in the holidays with a series of events starting later this month.
Dozens of local students were among the about 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, the Evanston, Illinois-based National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced last month.
A public memorial service for the three family members found dead inside a Cobb County townhouse Wednesday will be held at the Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta.
Although the computer age has brought enjoyment and entertainment to people with the click of a mouse, metro Atlanta residents are turning back to the oldest but most enduring form of pleasure: communing with nature along the Chattahoochee River.
At the start of any new school year, new faces on campus not only belong to incoming students but staff and faculty as well.
Here are the 2019-20 academic year start dates for each local high school, according to each school or school district’s website or staff:
With July being National Ice Cream Month and July 21 being National Ice Cream Day, local ice cream shops are making us all scream for ice cream. Here is a rundown of the stores where you can get the cold treat:
Boardroom Salon for Men, a Southlake, Texas-based men’s grooming company, recently opened a new location in Buckhead at the Buckhead Court shopping center at 3872 Roswell Road. It is the fifth salon Boardroom has opened in metro Atlanta, including one at the Vinings Jubilee that opened about…
Dressed in overalls and a brown floppy hat with a wide brim, the man playing the role of John Whitley stepped on to a tour bus full of Buckhead Heritage Society patrons for the Mansions, Gardens and Ghosts: Buckhead History and Secrets Tour in April.
The Vinings Village Woman’s Club, which was founded in 1978, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with a sterling silver charm designed by member Janet Dickerson. Her mother, Libby Eubank, was one of the club’s eight founding members. The club’s mission is to expand opportunities for fri…