ATLANTA - Standing in the front yard of the Wren's Nest in Atlanta's West End neighborhood and admiring the stunning Queen Anne Victorian home, I was about to embark on a zip-a-dee-do-dah literary journey across the state. Before sunset, I would hit four stops in a single day, including not only the Wren's Nest, but also the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum on Peachtree Street and then the ...
A Nashville man has been arrested in Chattanooga by federal authorities on charges of recruiting others to pass counterfeit checks. Christopher Michael Jackson was taken into custody last Tuesday and then a criminal complaint was brought against him in Federal Court.
This list was compiled from consensus information obtained from two major recruiting websites, Rivals.com and Scout.com. In some cases, those sites disagree about heights and weights for prospects; in those cases, vital stats have been cited from a list maintained by Scouts Inc. for ESPN.com.
Ten years ago Jonathan Singleton came to Memphis as the drummer with The Smoking Jackets, a Jackson, Tenn., band fronted by his brother, Joshua, to compete in the Blues Foundation's International Blues Challenge unsigned band contest.
Happy Fourth of July to everyone out there in Owl Country. I am up here in Georgia, witnessing the Marlins meltdown at Turner Field. Braves go for the sweep later today. As a diversion, all I have to do is look at the Atlanta Journal for some interesting reading. I know some of you complain about FAU AD Craig Angelos. But I doubt he would be involved in something like what is unfolding up here ...
Last Monday, the Super Bowl contending Minnesota Vikings, lacking depth at wide receiver, quietly improved the team even more by claiming an obscure free agent, to many in the media and most fans, off waivers. Marko Mitchell excelled at flanker at the University of Nevada-Reno. He caught 51 balls for 1,129 yards (21.3 average) and eight TDs in 2007, and 61 balls for 1,141 yards (18.7 average ...
Some important thumb injuries highlight this year's National League All-Star team...particularly in the interest of the Braves. The full teams were announced today and five Braves are headed to LA and the home of the Angels.
Tommy Hanson did not give up an earned run in his recovery from back-to-back ugly losses and the Atlanta Braves moved a season-best 15 games over .500 with a 4-1 win over the Florida Marlins on Saturday.
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - News Leader 9 has learned that a Montgomery based attorney by the name of Donald Jackson has been hired as co-counsel to represent Tony Adams and Herman Porter in connection with the ongoing police investigation of the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department.
ATLANTA (AP) - A 38-year-old man from Kentucky has pleaded guilty to armed robbery charges in five banks from Georgia to Michigan. Prosecutors say Anthony Ray Artrip began the crime spree after his June 2007 escape from the Grant County Detention Center in Kentucky.
When Jennifer Lake Adelsheimer switched her career path, she had no idea that decision would take her aboard cruise ships, to Disney world and ultimately land her a job as Broad Street Baking Company's pastry chef.
For nearly 70 years Gordon Park has hosted stock car events of all kinds. But for about a year now, the track has taken on a new look with two wheels racing as well as those of the four wheel variety.
Photo by Elisabeth Vitale New Jersey's own Titus Andronicus unleash their sprawling suburban blues all over North America this summer. So get ready for big, bleating major chords, and even some goofy dancing. They'll play songs from their recently Best New Music'd, Civil War-themed album The Monitor , including the super-long ones. Neo-classic rockers Free Energy join them on select dates. Titus ...
-- Madison Square Garden , the world's most famous arena, is home to the Knicks , the Rangers, the Liberty, and-- for two nights in August-- Arcade Fire . The band has already announced one MSG show (with Spoon opening) on August 4, and now they've added another on the following night, August 5. -- Shit-starting Israeli punks Monotonix will release "Fun Fun Fun" b/w "Try Try Try", their new 7 ...
" Celestica ", the BNM'd single from electro-goth duo Crystal Castles ' also-BNM'd self-titled sophomore effort , combines a pretty melody with the pair's oft-favored haunted sound. Makes sense, then, that the video for the tune would be set in a cemetery-- a very pretty-looking cemetery, that is. Directed by CC's Ethan Kath and R. Hawkins, the clip features children from the London College of ...
Timothy and Jodi Dover of York are the parents of a son, Rylan Jake Russell Dover, born on May 24, 2010. Mrs. Dover is the daughter of Teresa King and the late Roy Russell, both of Rock Hill. Paternal grandparents are Kenneth and Debbie Dover of Clover.
Sporting News staff reports College conference realignment isn't taking the weekend off. Two media sources -- Jackson, Miss., television station WJTV and A&M blogger/radio host Billy Liucci -- report that Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive is meeting with Texas A&M officials today in College Station, Texas. Meanwhile, The Oklahoman newspaper reports Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott ...
As the Marriott Marquis brand marks their 25th anniversary, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, along with her New York and San Francisco counterparts, is inviting guests to celebrate with them by offering a great Atlanta vacation package.
TODAY Park Avenue United Methodist Church: in Valdosta, Ga., a senior high touring choir, will present the free program "Its All Because of Jesus" at 7 p.m. at Canaan United Methodist Church, 401 Roane St. Traditional and co...
A bald, heavyset man who the FBI says has robbed 21 banks in the eastern and central U.S. is proving to be so elusive that the agency has given him a name -- the "Granddad Bandit." See the FBI poster about the Granddad Bandit.