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New Landmark Communications/Rosetta Stone Communications Poll Shows Support for Atlanta Braves Move In Cobb, Opposition Elsewhere


By   /  November 15, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet (Atlanta)—Two recent public opinion surveys by Georgia-based Landmark Communications and Rosetta Stone Communications reveal that most Cobb County residents approve of the Atlanta Braves move from downtown Atlanta to Cobb County. Cobb residents support the move by a margin 57%-29%. However, support declines throughout the rest of Metro Atlanta. Metro Atlantans oppose the Braves [...]

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Jim Wikcox: Braves Moving

By   /  November 12, 2013  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet The Atlanta Braves made the stunning announcement Monday that they’re leaving downtown Atlanta, their home for almost 50-years, for the suburbs and a 672-million dollar new stadium at the traffic-choked intersection of Interstates 75 and 285 in Cobb County. That means Turner Field is likely headed for the wrecking ball, even though it’s only [...]

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Civic Involvement Leads To Win For Chickens

By   /  February 27, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet Many of us no longer live in a part of the state that we can call rural.  More than half of the state’s population now lives in the extended metro Atlanta area.  Add in those that live in Georgia’s other cities and those that live on Georgia’s farms and forests are now a distinct [...]

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David Staples For Public Service Commission

By   /  October 22, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet  When deciding between voting for an incumbent and a challenger, I generally opt for the opposite of the “throw all the bums out” mentality. Public service is often a thankless job these days. It is easy to Monday morning quarterback and second guess complex policy decisions as if it were a sport. Generally, if [...]

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