Cyclist on the Silver Comet Trail in article about Silver Comet Trail reopen

What was the Silver Comet, anyhow?

Over the past few weekends we’ve been reviving articles that were published in our early days, when 200 visitors to our site in a day was a cause for celebration….

Shoupade Park

The clear view of Atlanta’s skyline from the hill makes it obvious why it was valuable territory for desperate, retreating Confederate troops in the Summer of 1864.  The hill is…

How did Cobb County get its name?

Cobb County, formed in 1832 after the Cherokee were expelled from their land northwest of present-day Atlanta, was named after U.S. congressman and U.S. senator Thomas Willis Cobb.  Cobb was…