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Stories by Todd DeFeo

Todd DeFeo is an award-winning writer and marketer. A marketing professional who never gave up his award-winning journalistic ways, DeFeo revels in the experience and the fact that every place has a story to tell.

Georgia State focusing on ‘small details’ leading up to Aug. 27 opener

ATLANTA, Aug. 18, 2014 — Georgia State has less than two weeks until it opens up the 2014 Football Bowl Subdivision season, and the Panthers know they have work to do before their Aug. 27 showdown against Abilene Christian. During a Saturday practice at the GSU Practice Complex in Atlanta, the Panthers’ offense focused largely ...

Berry gearing up for second football season

ROME, Ga., Aug. 13, 2014 —  Berry College returns to the gridiron on Thursday to open its 2014 summer practice schedule, and the Vikings return 66 players and welcome the addition of 42 recruits. The Vikings open their sophomore season with a challenge on Sept. 6 when they travel to Maryville. The Scots are projected ...

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to add eight acres

ATLANTA, July 17, 2014 — Georgia’s two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to add eight acres of land to the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The additional acres include the Wallis House, one of the few remaining structures from the battle, and Harriston Hill. Cobb County and the Cobb Land Trust have already purchased the land to ...

TSA requires travelers overseas to power on cell phones (poll)

ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 — The Transportation Security Administration is requiring travelers “at certain overseas airports with direct flights to the United States” to power on mobile devices before boarding an aircraft. If a device doesn’t power up, travelers will have to leave it behind and face additional screening from airport security. While the agency ...

Atlanta celebrates Fourth of July with Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA, July 4, 2014 — To this city, the Peachtree Road Race is as quintessentially Fourth of July as BBQs and fireworks. The annual running of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the world’s largest 10K, attracts more than 60,000 participants and at least twice as many spectators. Runners, joggers and walkers replace cars along one of the ...