It began as pain in Claire Grasso’s legs when she was 3 years old.
Campaign disclosures show there is already money in play for the 2020 race for Cobb chairman, with the incumbent trailing early ahead of a possible faceoff in next November’s general election.
A request from Cobb commissioners to “look a little deeper” at transit-related projects that could be funded by state and federal dollars could dig up a previously shelved plan for bus rapid transit lanes.
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan named the third Sunday in July National Ice Cream Day, and it turns out people just kind of went along with it because a holiday based on eating ice cream is something almost everyone can get behind.
Exactly 50 years ago Saturday, humanity stepped out of its cradle as Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins became the first people to land on the moon.
MARIETTA — Over the next year, high school students in Marietta and in Cobb County will be better able to take the next step in their academic or professional careers, thanks to the addition of college and career academies in the districts.
Ann Singley was trying to muscle her lawnmower out of a ditch in front of her home in Covington when she felt a tug in her breast. It was a hard lump, and in the days after she discovered it, it didn’t go away.
Going into the weekend before a crucial vote on the fiscal 2020 budget, one Cobb commissioner was questioning Friday whether the county could afford lowering the millage down to the rollback rate.
A key voice in the preservation, protection and promotion of Marietta’s art, architecture and history, widely known and respected picture framer Ray Worden died Thursday. He was 61.
A 40-year-old Lithia Springs man’s attempt to lure a 14-year-old girl for sex was thwarted when that girl turned out to be an undercover detective, Cobb police say.
Supporters of improvements to Atlanta Memorial Park in Buckhead and friends and family members of the late Stacey Norris Kessler recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the first anniversary of her death to kick off efforts to build the Stacey Norris Kessler Memorial Gardens at the Bobby Jones Golf Course on the park property. She died of brain cancer in 2018.
MARIETTA — A new accreditation model is challenging the Cobb County School District to ensure the various cultures of its student body are reflected in its staff, according to the accreditation company’s presentation to the school board on Thursday.
The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday appointed a longtime district leader to head up its new social and emotional learning initiative, as well as multiple new principals as a result of the change.
CANTON - Time saves lives when treating heart attack or stroke, so Northside Hospital Cherokee, as well as emergency medical technicians at Cherokee Fire and Emergency Services, regularly train together to get the fastest times possible and rehearse best practices.
HOLLY SPRINGS — At the Monday meeting of the Holly Springs City Council, members approved the annexation and rezoning of 13-plus acres located across from the Cherokee Fire Training Center on Holly Springs Parkway, as well as new lighting on Holly Springs Parkway and the demolition of 95 Palm St.
The Cobb County Police Explorers competed in the 15th Annual Law Enforcement Explorer State Championship July 13-14 at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
A Dalton man described as the leader of child sex trafficking operation that allegedly facilitated sex parties in Canton has pleaded guilty to federal charges, prosecutors said Friday.
The Marietta Fire Department reminds citizens of Marietta that the MFD SAFE program provides free Home Fire Safety Visits for all residents of the city.
On July 27, a trio of musicians known as House of Waters will journey to Elm Street Cultural Arts Village’s Lantern Series. The tenth and final installment in the inaugural outdoor concert series displays the mingling of musical genres from all around the world, including West-African, jazz, psychedelic, indie rock, classical, and more.
A Kennesaw mosque that previously won a fight with the city to open and operate within a strip mall is now seeking to build its own facility on a nearby property across Cobb Parkway as soon as next year.
The Town Center Community Improvement District and Town Center Community Alliance announced the addition of a bike station at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to be installed later this summer.
MARIETTA — Though Georgia Power’s Plant McDonough-Atkinson in south Cobb retired its coal-fired technology nearly a decade ago, officials with several environmental groups Thursday said the waste created remains a problem that must be addressed.
MARIETTA — The Cobb school board voted 5-0 with two abstentions on Thursday to fire Toshuaa Tymille Baker, a former Campbell High School teacher accused of making threats against an elementary school.
MARIETTA — Superintendent Chris Ragsdale quickly shot down board member Jaha Howard’s suggestion Thursday that the district should explore rolling back its millage rate prior to the board’s unanimous approval maintaining the same tax rate as last year.
MARIETTA — Prior to the Cobb school board’s unanimous vote to approve $2.1 million for eight more classrooms at the replacement King Springs Elementary School in Smyrna, board member Randy Scamihorn questioned the “big miss” in enrollment projections that led to board’s revisiting the $32 million construction contract approved in April.
When disaster strikes, getting vital information out to the community is critical. For residents of Cherokee County, local officials have found a service providing the best way to achieve that goal.
Nearly 1,500 nonprofits and churches are being asked to take part in an effort this summer to define the critical needs of Cobb County’s population of more than 750,000.
MARIETTA — Cobb County’s new Chief Magistrate Court Judge Brendan Murphy was officially sworn in Thursday afternoon during ceremony at the Cobb Superior Court before a packed courtroom of his superiors, colleagues, family and friends.
Another pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Cobb County, bringing the total number of local pedestrian deaths to four this month alone.
A Powder Springs man has been convicted of felony elder neglect in relation to the 2017 death of a 91-year-old east Cobb nursing home resident.
A Roswell resident and Atlanta business owner will be leaving Roswell to scale the vastness of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania this August as a way to raise money for the non-profit, BlazeSports.
Former Dekalb County chief of police James W. Conroy will step up to serve as Roswell's new chief of police beginning July 29.
Two Bartow County high school products recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
With Paulding County Schools starting back Aug. 1, the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office is reminding drivers to remain alert when driving in school zones or adjacent to school buses to ensure the safety of our children who are being transported on Paulding County roadways.
The City of East Point is moving towards being a more art friendly city thanks to support from the community and the East Point City Council, stated officials. In June, the East Point City Council approved and adopted the city’s first Public Arts Master Plan, which will serve as the blueprint for the city’s Public Arts Program. Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham said she believes this plan will complement the current progress and redevelopment occurring in the downtown area and throughout the city.
The Sandy Springs Police Department has arrested a suspect in a serial fraud case, and he may have victimized more residents than those he’s charged with stealing from.
One of the country’s most acclaimed American dance reality television shows is “high stepping” its routines and taking them from the small screen to the Fox Theatre stage.