Brian O'Shea

Brian O'Shea is manager of SEO for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A native of Chamblee, Brian has been a digital and print journalist in assignments ranging from state government and politics to easy recipes (on the former Evening Edge web site) to great suburban places (The AJC Northside bureau). He is a graduate of The University of Georgia and The Ohio State University. His interests include local history, suburban history and growth, Atlanta's best places to walk and better community journalism.

Latest from Brian O'Shea

AJC high school football scoreboard: playoff scores
 The AJC sports team is updating high school football playoff scores tonight and all through the state championship games, Dec. 7-8, 2018 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Click here for the live updating high school football scoreboard. >> Now online: Photos and game stories from Friday’s top football games RELATED Ga. High School...

Posted: 23 hours ago

The AJC sports team is updating high school football playoff scores tonight and all through the state championship games, Dec. 7-8, 2018 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Click here for the live updating high school football scoreboard. >> Now online: Photos and game stories from Friday’s top football games RELATED Ga. High School...
Election Day left some key Georgia races undecided
 Nearly a week after the Nov. 6 Georgia general election, the race for governor was still up in the air, and a number of other races on the ballot were likely to be settled by recounts and / or runoff elections. Runoff elections are required under Georgia law if no candidate wins a majority of the vote. The runoff election for state and...

Posted: 5 days ago

Nearly a week after the Nov. 6 Georgia general election, the race for governor was still up in the air, and a number of other races on the ballot were likely to be settled by recounts and / or runoff elections. Runoff elections are required under Georgia law if no candidate wins a majority of the vote. The runoff election for state and...
World War I ends: See front page from The Atlanta Constitution
 Sunday, Nov. 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice agreement that ended World War I. The headline on the front page of The Atlanta Constitution declared: GERMANS SIGN ARMISTICE WORLD WAR COMES TO END In 1918, Nov. 11 was a Monday. Elsewhere the front page, headlines declared, “Allies Hurling Germans Out Of France,&rdquo...

Posted: 8 days ago

Sunday, Nov. 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice agreement that ended World War I. The headline on the front page of The Atlanta Constitution declared: GERMANS SIGN ARMISTICE WORLD WAR COMES TO END In 1918, Nov. 11 was a Monday. Elsewhere the front page, headlines declared, “Allies Hurling Germans Out Of France,&rdquo...
100th anniversary events mark the end of World War I
 World War I ended 100 years ago this Sunday, in 1918, on what became the day America celebrates its veterans.   Originally called Armistice Day and now marked as Veterans Day, tradition calls for commemoration at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month (November). Here are three places to observe the Armistice Day centennial...

Posted: 9 days ago

World War I ended 100 years ago this Sunday, in 1918, on what became the day America celebrates its veterans.   Originally called Armistice Day and now marked as Veterans Day, tradition calls for commemoration at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month (November). Here are three places to observe the Armistice Day centennial...
AJC Election Results
 The AJC is updating election results in the Georgia governor's race, state and local races on Tuesday's ballot. The polls closed at 7 p.m. Results are updated as they are released by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Election Office and local county election offices. >> MAP view: Updates on the Congressional Balance of...

Posted: 10 days ago

The AJC is updating election results in the Georgia governor's race, state and local races on Tuesday's ballot. The polls closed at 7 p.m. Results are updated as they are released by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Election Office and local county election offices. >> MAP view: Updates on the Congressional Balance of...
Early voting ends Friday, Nov. 2 for the General Election
 If you prefer to vote early for the Nov. 6 General Election in Georgia, time is running out. The final weekday of early voting is Friday, Nov. 2. After that, your last chance will come Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. And remember, you can only vote in the county where you are registered. Final caution: The weekday lines have been long. Some...

Posted: 22 days ago

If you prefer to vote early for the Nov. 6 General Election in Georgia, time is running out. The final weekday of early voting is Friday, Nov. 2. After that, your last chance will come Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. And remember, you can only vote in the county where you are registered. Final caution: The weekday lines have been long. Some...
When is the next Georgia election, and who is on the ballot?
 Georgia’s next election takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The ballot includes candidates for governor and other state offices, the Georgia Legislature, Congress and a list of local offices, mostly on the county level. 2018 is a midterm election year, falling between the 2016 and 2020 election years for president. Georgia&rsquo...

Posted: 30 days ago

Georgia’s next election takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The ballot includes candidates for governor and other state offices, the Georgia Legislature, Congress and a list of local offices, mostly on the county level. 2018 is a midterm election year, falling between the 2016 and 2020 election years for president. Georgia&rsquo...
Election Day in Georgia: Where do I vote?
 To vote in Georgia elections, you must first be registered. After that, you have several options to vote early, to vote by absentee ballot or to vote in person on Election Day. To vote on Election Day, make sure you know the location of your assigned precinct. It may have changed since the last election. Check with your county elections...

Posted: 30 days ago

To vote in Georgia elections, you must first be registered. After that, you have several options to vote early, to vote by absentee ballot or to vote in person on Election Day. To vote on Election Day, make sure you know the location of your assigned precinct. It may have changed since the last election. Check with your county elections...
AJC Voter Guide 2018 is available online
 The 2018 AJC Voter Guide from the League of Women Voters is available online with information for candidates in the Nov. 6, 2018 general election. >> 2018 AJC Voter Guide link << All voters choose the general ballot. This election is different from primary elections, when voters have to choose a ballot by party, Republican...

Posted: 30 days ago

The 2018 AJC Voter Guide from the League of Women Voters is available online with information for candidates in the Nov. 6, 2018 general election. >> 2018 AJC Voter Guide link << All voters choose the general ballot. This election is different from primary elections, when voters have to choose a ballot by party, Republican...
Hurricane watch: Where is the Big Bend area of Florida?
 The watch area for Hurricane Michael includes the Florida Panhandle and the Big Bend area. Where are they? The Panhandle is better known as the long portion of western Florida between the Alabama border and the Gulf of Mexico, from Pensacola to Tallahassee. The Panhandle overlaps with the Big Bend area, which extends from the Gulf Coast...

1:32 AM Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018

The watch area for Hurricane Michael includes the Florida Panhandle and the Big Bend area. Where are they? The Panhandle is better known as the long portion of western Florida between the Alabama border and the Gulf of Mexico, from Pensacola to Tallahassee. The Panhandle overlaps with the Big Bend area, which extends from the Gulf Coast...