January will see a new family-owned Italian restaurant open in west Cobb. Modena Ristorante Vinoteca promises to be a modern restaurant and wine bar at 3412 Ernest Barrett Parkway, the former site of Vincent’s Italian Restaurante. Vincent's served the community there for over 10 years, according to its Facebook page. The new restaurant is planned t...

Charley Trippi, one of the most celebrated athletes in Georgia history, turned 99 yesterday. The old warhorse was low key and subdued, advancing age having robbed him of the electric energy and suppleness that once drove him to remarkable athletic achievement.Yet, he was up to blowing out 99 candles on a cake, made by Joyce Phillilps of Winterville...

Rome's Fiumicino airport said on Thursday it had sealed a deal with Italian airline Alitalia and Delta Air Lines of the United States for the special flights between selected North American cities and the Italian capital from next month. Similar travel "corridors" will also be trialed between Rome and the German cities of Munich and Frankfurt, it s...

The free-agent forward is finalizing a three-year, $61.5 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, his agent, Michael Tellem of CAA Sports, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Over the past week, the retooling Thunder have made multiple moves, including sending Chris Paul to the Phoenix Suns, Dennis Schroder to the Los Angeles Lakers, Kelly Oubre Jr. to...

Nestled in a local shopping center sits a little slice of Italy right here in Peachtree City. Owned and operated by siblings, Cristiana and Alessandro Folchitto, Borgo Italia is a local favorite serving up true authentic Italian “trattoria.”  Dawned in warm Tuscan colors and surrounded by bottles of delicious Italian wine, the Folchitto siblings ha...

After entering the U.S. market through an acquisition of a leading provider of refrigeration products, Italy-based Epta is recommitting to Columbus, Ga.  Kysor Warren Epta U.S. will spent $27 million on an expansion that will create 200 manufacturing jobs and anchor the company’s North American headquarters in the West Georgia city.  Damon Wyatt, v...

2020 ATLANTA ITALIAN CAR DAY is now scheduled for SATURDAY, NOV 7, 2020 • 10 AM to 3 PM! Our new venue will be at Ferrari Maserati of Atlanta, 11875 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076. They have generously agreed to host the event this year at their dealership. DISCOUNT ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: www.italiancardayatlanta.com. Automobile On...

That's amore and lots of it for the birthplace of his father in Puglia, Bari from former Team Italy catcher Francisco Cervelli, who announced his retirement from Major League Baseball via Instagram on October 3, 2020. With 13 years of MLB experience under his belt, the 34-year-old Italian-Venezuelan fan favorite played in only 16 games for the Miam...

Lowndes County is a long way from Ft. Pierce, Fla., even farther from Michigan and an even longer way from Italy, but Carlo Sacco has called them all home. “Lake Park has a lot going for it,” said the co-owner of the town’s new Italian restaurant. Sacco and his partner, Shaun Levelle, opened Uncle Carlos’s Italian Ristorante in Lake Park’s Winn-Dix...

Athenians are getting restless. The urge to travel has been frustrated by coronavirus, and countless trips have been canceled or postponed. Baking, Netflix binges and jigsaw puzzles are pale substitutes for the joys of seeing the world and savoring its bounty.     For those who’d like to enjoy the rolling hills, wineries and food of Tuscany, we may...