Jan. 15, 2001: Bill Byrne, Chairman of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners, is said be contemplating a run for governor.

If he does, be prepared for an interesting time. I speak from experience. Of the many issues that arose while planning the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, one of the most contentious was whether to move a volleyball venue from Cobb County because of an effort by one commissioner to promote a “Family Values” resolution […]