4-04-09 --feature egg hunt 5-- Lily Darrah, 1, of Acworth picks up an egg to add to her basket on Saturday morning during the Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Freedom Church and the City of Acworth at Cauble Park. PHOTO BY LAURA MOON.
12-24-08 --christmas eve candlelight service 6-- Korey Nagel, 3, watches the glow of her candle during the candlelight service on Christmas Eve at Roswell Street Baptist Church in Marietta. PHOTO BY LAURA MOON.
04-07-10 --feature six flags spring break 01-- Tray Greene, 14, left, and Jasmine Smith, 16, get a refreshing spray of water as they ride the Log Jamboree at Six Flags Over Georgia on the warm Wednesday afternoon. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
08-09-12 --hickory hills first day 02-- From left, Hickory Hills Elementary new principal Kristen Beaudin tries to console first grader Michelle Olah, 6, as her mother brings her to school for the first day of class on Thursday morning. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
4-10-09 --feature south cobb swim 2-- Parker Felton, 4, of Powder Springs laughs as she splashes into the water during her first time at the South Cobb Aquatic Center on Friday afternoon. PHOTO BY LAURA MOON.
12-14-08 --holiday around the world 5-- Marietta Ice Center's feature skater Taylor Johnson gains speed as she prepares for a jump on Sunday afternoon. PHOTO BY LAURA MOON.
12-14-08 --holiday around the world 1-- Maya Neel plays the role of Claire as she skates a scene from The Nutcracker during the performance "A Holiday Around the World" at the Marietta Ice Center on Sunday afternoon. PHOTO BY LAURA MOON.
06-02-10 --irene berens 01-- Irene Berens, Marietta City Schools Board vice-chair and Ruth Mitchell Dance Theatre ballet instructor, reviews the steps of the Dulcimer Ballet with her Thursday afternoon ballet students for their Georgia Dance Conservatory Recital at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre in Marietta. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
10-11-11 --ksu dorm burn 05-- The fire begins to fill the simulated dorm bedroom at Kennesaw State University with Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services present to extinguish the fire. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
10-11-11 --ksu dorm burn 08-- From left, Cobb Fire Lt. Joe Sanchez and firefighter Todd Braxton begin to extinguish the fire after filling the simulated dorm room at Kennesaw State University on Tuesday afternoon. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
10-11-11 --ksu dorm burn 09-- The black smoke from burning items is replaced by white smoke as, from left, Cobb Fire Lt. Joe Sanchez and firefighter Todd Braxton extinguishes the fire after it fills the simulated dorm room at Kennesaw State University on Tuesday afternoon. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
11-02-09 --marching band expo 01-- Allatoona junior Nick Laconte, center, plays the bass clarinet as he marches in step with the Marching Buccaneer Band on Monday night. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
08-21-12 --nccs circle of prayer 01-- Fourth grader Molly Wooldridge, 9, and her brother Blake Wooldridge, 6, gather in a small circle to pray during the Circle of Prayer event at North Cobb Christian School on Tuesday morning. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
01-10-10 --pipes and pipes concert 06-- From left, The Atlanta Bagpipe Ensemble members Winter Taylor, Logan Shelnutt, Joseph Murphy, and Kyle Peters perform for the audience at St. James' Episcopal Church in Marietta on Sunday evening. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
1-22-09 --reading paws 3-- Anjali Kanteti laughs after therapy dog Tigger gives her a kiss while she reads at Vinings Public Library. PHOTO BY LAURA MOON.
6-19-09 --rodeo 2-- Contestants in the Cobb County Rodeo exit the indoor arena at Jim R. Miller Park after making their appearance before the spectators during the opening ceremony on Friday night. PHOTO BY LAURA MOON.
6-19-09 --rodeo 1-- Eva Horton of Atlanta carries the American flag as she rides with other members of the Ron Stone Rodeo Chicks during the opening ceremony of the Cobb County Rodeo at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta on Friday night. PHOTO BY LAURA MOON.
02-12-10 --snow kennesaw 01-- Zoie Olszeski, 8, of Kennesaw, in brown jacket, gets hit from both Austin Hester, 10, and Riley Lane, 9, as she tries to outrun them in the snow in downtown Kennesaw on Friday afternoon. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
02-13-10 --snow day play 01-- Austin Hester, 10, of Kennesaw, left, and Hunter Jones, 11, of Acworth fly into the air after hitting a bump as they sled down a hill at Lost Mountain Park in Powder Springs on Saturday afternoon. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
2-15-08 --soles 4 souls 3-- Students and teachers at Eastside Christian School pray over the collected shoes before they are given to "Soles 4 Souls" to be distributed across the world. The school collected over 1000 pairs of shoes beginning in middle January. PHOTO BY LAURA MOON.
This was actually two hours after the tornado went though downtown Atlanta, GA March 14, 2008. At the time that I shot this, I didn't know about the tornado.
Roswell Criterium. Roswell, GA. May 2007.
After the rain. Atlanta, GA. April 2007.
Plaza Fiesta on Buford Highway. Atlanta, GA. Sept. 2001.
Fireworks light up the sky over downtown Kennesaw Thursday night during the city's annual Pre-Independence Day Celebration.
01-31-13 --baby tommys pizza 04-- Jorge Franco Guiterriez stretches out and tosses dough as he prepares a pizza at Baby Tommy's Taste of New York in Marietta. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
04-18-13 --choa imaging center 02-- From left, Collier, 2, and Emmy Lott, 3, have fun with the dirt during Thursday morning's groundbreaking of the Pediatric Imaging Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Town Center. Collier has epilepsy and his sister Emmy has sickle cell anemia and they are both patients of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. STAFF/LAURA MOON.
05-09-13 --skyscreamer 01-- Delacey Dixon, 17, of Acworth enjoys his sixth time riding the new SkyScreamer ride at Six Flags Over Georgia on Thursday morning. Dixon, a senior at Harrison High School, believes that the ride is a great investment for the park because of its great view and is really thrilling since it feels like you are flying. Dixon plans to apply to Georgia Institute of Technology to study mechanical or civil engineering because he hopes to study roller coaster engineering, own his own coaster manufacturing company and own several theme parks because of his lifelong passion for roller coasters and theme parks. STAFF/LAURA MOON.