Jim & Carol Ney Literary Award

About the Award

Jim and Carol Ney are native Atlantans who now live in Marietta. They attended school together in every grade from kindergarten though high school and have three daughters and seven grand children.

Jim is a founding partner of the prestigious Atlanta law firm of Holt, Ney, Zatcoff & Wasserman, LLP, with offices in the 100 Galleria building.

Jim was the recipient of the Mack Henderson Public Service Award in 1996 “For Outstanding Leadership, Vision and Dedication to Cobb County.” Jim is also a past chairman of the Board of Directors of the Northside Baptist Church. Jim & Carol presently attend Mount Bethel United Methodist Church.

Jim and Carol have been tireless benefactors of the Cobb Library Foundation since its inception working to support, fund and promote Foundation programs and enhance library resources and services. Mrs. Ney has gone above and beyond as a board member, volunteer and supporter of the Foundation.

The Ney’s generosity, enthusiasm and dedication to the Foundation’s mission to support and enhance the Cobb County Library System have been critical to the success of the Foundation and have made a difference that will be enjoyed for years to come.

Award Recipients

2016 Karin Slaughter

2015 Steve Berry

2014 Emily Giffin

2013 Stuart Woods

2012 Sue Monk Kidd

2011 Melissa Fay Greene