Fulton County will implement the last of a three-year rate increase for water and sewer services beginning Jan. 1.
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It will be a rockin’ holiday at the Buckhead Theatre Dec. 21 as some of the best funk musicians in the country converge on the venue for the ATL Collective’s fifth annual Funky Christmas concert.
Local churches are planning for their annual Christmas services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dec. 24 and 25, respectively, unless otherwise noted. Here’s a rundown of those events, according to each house of worship’s website or office:
MARIETTA — On Monday, the Marietta Council moved to take no action when it comes to attorney fees for the ethics compliant surrounding Councilman Reggie Copeland, but Copeland’s attorneys have other ideas.
The Petland store in Kennesaw has come under fire from the Humane Society of the United States for allegedly stashing a dead puppy inside a pet store freezer, the group claims.
The Cobb County School District is looking to issue $90 million in short-term bonds to get a jump start on school construction projects in the new year.
MARIETTA — Less than a year after eliminating free night and weekend parking in its two decks, Cobb County next month could turn over operations of the two structures to a third party.
The Cobb Chamber announced Wednesday that Dana Johnson will join its staff as executive vice president of economic development and executive director of Select Cobb, the organization’s economic development strategy.
Roswell has launched a new online civic engagement platform called "Open Town Hall," designed to improve engagement.
Railway and transportation giant Norfolk Southern will be building a new campus in midtown Atlanta to house its new headquarters. The new campus is expected to create 850 jobs and is an investment of $575 million. Where will it be located?: Norfolk Southern is purchasing property at 650 West…
WOODSTOCK – Woodstock is moving forward with updates to its development code for the Ridgewalk Parkway corridor after a history of challenges and questions of the area’s current code from developers and council members.
How many times has a parent told their kid that their words or actions were inappropriate? One hilariously edgy card game is about to give permission for kids to behave, ahem, unbecoming. And almost a dozen toy judges and over 60 mom bloggers wholeheartedly approve! If you need a last-minute…
HOLLY SPRINGS — Students in Lisa Lougheed’s fourth-grade gifted class at Holly Springs Elementary School STEM Academy build rain clouds and waterfalls in Minecraft to create 3-D models of the water cycle. Students work in small groups and talk to other team members to build the project in Mi…
In its ongoing battle with the city of Sandy Springs, the Mary Hall Freedom House has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, Mayor Rusty Paul and three city employees.
Roswell Police Chief Rusty Grant announced his retirement today, effective December 30. Grant has served as Roswell Police Chief since March 2013. Prior to being appointed Roswell’s Police Chief, Grant served as the City’s Deputy Police Chief. Before coming to Roswell, Grant had more than 30…
No, you weren’t dreaming last night and it wasn’t indigestion that woke you up at 4 a.m. North Georgia did experience an earthquake and typical of other natural disasters that hit the state, Georgians were quick to joke about the less-than-harrowing experience on social media. Before we get …
A Cherokee County grand jury has indicted a 60-year-old Kennesaw man who was jailed in March on child sex-related charges after he was arrested outside a Woodstock roller hockey rink where investigators said he expected to meet a minor.
Incoming elected officials in Smyrna are hosting a roundtable discussion on public education, and they want to hear from you, according to Cobb school board member-elect Jaha Howard.
Workers and their families are spending a larger percentage of income on health care, especially in the South, a report says. Average premium contributions by employees are 7 percent of median income nationally. But Georgia is among 11 states where these contributions for single and family p…
The Jewish National Fund late last month welcomed nearly 400 friends, supporters and donors to Israel and its annual Jack Hirsch Memorial Breakfast on Giving Tuesday, the day known the world over to give back online to charitable organizations, at the Westin Perimeter North Hotel in Sandy Springs.
Marietta’s City Council is poised to take a wait-and-see approach to the question of paying legal fees stemming from an ethics complaint against Councilman Reggie Copeland filed by communications director Lindsey Wiles.
A Marietta man has been convicted of second-degree murder for failing to seek help for his 10-month-old daughter, who died in August 2017.
Tis the season … to help those less fortunate. Once again, residents can drop off donations for Toys for Tots through Dec. 14 at city of Brookhaven facilities, including City Hall, the Brookhaven Police Department and the Lynwood and Briarwood recreation centers.
MARIETTA — Though it’s likely to not arrive until after Christmas, more than $200,000 in new equipment will be coming to some of Cobb’s public safety services following Tuesday’s county commission meeting.
Brookhaven Police Department investigators today announced two additional arrests in the Nov. 30 murder of one man and the shooting of another.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two suspects in the Nov. 30 murder of a man during an alleged armed robbery in Brookhaven. A third suspect in the incident, 34 year-old Pierre Gregory Singletary of Brookhaven, has been in custody since Dec. 6 after police issued an alert for a…
A study conducted to determine whether creating a new city in east Cobb would be feasible has concluded that the city could support itself financially.
Most Cobb voters favor the creation of a new sales tax to fund transit projects, including bus and rail, according to the results of survey released Tuesday.
Macy’s and the Make-A-Wish Foundation's Georgia chapter are celebrating the 11th anniversary of the Believe campaign, which helps Make-A-Wish Georgia grant wishes to children with critical illnesses.
The Henry County Police Department is asking the public for prayers and donations for a police officer, recovering at Grady Memorial Hospital after a single bullet from his weapon killed a suspect and hit his face Dec. 6.
The reversible toll lanes in Cobb and Cherokee counties have reopened after being shut down Monday night and Tuesday morning due to the threat of black ice.
The Buckhead Republicans will host Loren Spivack, author of “The Cat and Mitt,” a Dr. Seuss parody of the Obama years, and “The Gorax” with Al Gore destroying the country for environmental profits, for its monthly meeting today from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. at the Cross Creek Café in Buckhead.
Lyft, a San Francisco-based ride-sharing business, is celebrating its fourth iteration of the annual Lyftie Awards, a program that recognizes the most popular destinations in cities across the country.
Canton Public Outreach Manager Pat Gold is stepping down from her position, and her last day is Tuesday.“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my two-year tenure working for the city of Canton,” Gold said on Monday. “I have had a wonderful experience working with the very best team I could ever ask for an…
Fifteen students were transported to an area hospital and released Monday afternoon after a county schools bus was hit by a car on a rain-slickened road in north Paulding.
The threat of black ice in metro Atlanta late Monday night and Tuesday morning is leading state officials to close the reversible toll lanes in Cobb and Cherokee counties.
The city of Sandy Springs is taking its battle with the city of Atlanta over its water service to court, but the move should come as no surprise.
MARIETTA — Cobb Chairman Mike Boyce is proposing a pay raise for county employees, elimination of fees levied on the county’s seniors who use senior centers and several other major changes in the county’s fiscal 2020 budget.
Bulloch Hall and Kudzu Playhouse continues the Christmas tradition, of performing Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol.”