Tommy Irvin, Longtime Georgia Agriculture Chief, Dies at 88

ATLANTA – Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, who was one of the longest-serving statewide officials in the country, has died. He was 88. Current Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black in a statement Friday said Irvin “loved serving Georgia’s farmers and consumers for over three generations.” Black’s spokeswoman confirmed the death, saying the department had spoken […]

Stockbridge (Ga.) defensive end Brenton Cox looking to chow down

Stockbridge, Ga., defensive end Brenton Cox doesn’t have a favorite place yet to eat in Columbus, Ohio, but that’s definitely a goal for the Ohio State commit. "They have some good food, but I haven’t found a place that I really like," Cox said. "I have to keep going up there to try different food […]

Stockbridge Village break-in: Woman bitten and PC attacked

A man, who was “in an agitated state”, bit a woman several times at a property in Stockbridge Village A man has been arrested after a woman was bitten and a police officer injured during a break-in. A man in an “agitated state” forced his way into a house in Custley Hey, Stockbridge Village, Merseyside, […]

Stockbridge Tiger wants to ‘finish the mission’

Buy Now Nasir Greer Noreen Cochran The Stockbridge Tigers have a taste for victory, having won four region championships beginning with the football program’s first in 2012 under coach Kevin Whitley. Now in his ninth year with Stockbridge High School, Whitley started turning the program around from its previous history. “Those first couple of years […]

BREAKING: Small plane lands on Georgia highway after engine fails

A small plane landed on a highway in Jackson County after its engine failed, officials said Tuesday. No injuries were reported after a pilot had to land the plane on U.S. 441 near Cabin Creek Road about 3:45 p.m., the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said. Know what’s really going on with crime and public safety […]

Growing Student Debt a Danger to Georgia Economy

The Hechinger Report After after a 20-minute walk, and waiting an additional 10 minutes in the rain, DeAngelo Bowie, 24, catches the bus to get to work. Bowie, 24, dropped out of Georgia State University in 2013 after a series of family health crises and financial problems derailed his dream of being a history teacher. […]

Foundry Commercial, Stockbridge Buy Northview Plaza in Dallas

Dallas-based Foundry Commercial teamed up with equity partner Stockbridge Capital Group out of San Francisco to acquire Northview Plaza, a 116,099-square-foot, grocery-anchored shopping center located in northeast Dallas. The center was constructed in 1984 on an urban infill location roughly two miles west of I-635 at 10675-10677 E. Northwest Hwy. in the Northeast Dallas Retail […]