On this special year-end edition of the Georgia Today podcast, we look back at some of our most memorable episodes from 2021.
Atlanta Braves players and fans descended on the city of Atlanta and Cobb County on Nov. 5 to celebrate the first World Series championship for the team since 1995.
Attorneys in the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial are moving forward with the 12 jurors and four alternates they'll need to hear the Glynn County case. That's despite Prosecutor Linda Dunikoski arguing there's only one Black juror among the 11 other white panelists.
The World Series Trophy is now home in the Atlanta area.
The Braves needed six games to put away the Astros, and are now celebrating their first championship since 1995. Atlanta's Jorge Soler was named the series Most Valuable Player.
Atlanta was denied a hometown celebration when the Houston Astros rallied from an early 4-0 deficit for a 9-5 win in Game 5 of the World Series.
A day before Game 3 of the World Series, the animal rights organization released a statement saying the term "bullpen" is insensitive to cows and bulls. The suggestion drew mixed reactions.
Longtime Braves fans know Bobby Cox as one of the winningest managers in baseball history. But they may not know what happened in the decade since he retired that's kept Cox mostly away from games at Truist Park. In 2019 Bobby Cox had a stroke. But the legendary baseball figure remains influential with the team and close to Brian Snitker, the Braves’ current manager. In this week's Georgia Today, we explore how the Braves’ miracle season is in no small part due to their special bond.
It took more than two decades, but the Atlanta Braves are back in the World Series. "It's been a lot of fun," said blogger Eric Cole.
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce doesn’t have a predicted economic impact from the games, but President and CEO Sharon Mason said all of the hotels in the Cumberland Community Improvement District (CID) are sold out.
Experts believe that it's the only authentic signed photo of Jackson in existence.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will now face off against the their biggest rivals, the San Francisco Giants, in the National League division series this Friday.
Georgia helped flip the U.S. Senate to the Democrats in January in a roller coaster runoff by electing Ossoff, handing the state’s federal representation to Democrats for the first time since 1992. But the friendly competition on the eve of Congress’ monumental political challenges was just a break in financial brinkmanship.
Last year's tournament was canceled outright for the first time in its history. Officials say thousands of spectators would pose too great a risk at this year's tourney.
Dyersville, Iowa, could see its population triple when the MLB Field of Dreams game between the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox is held there. The mayor isn't sure what to expect.
Alvarez won silver in the speedskating relay at the Winter Games in Sochi and is hoping for gold on Saturday when the U.S. baseball team faces off against Japan.