A 66-year-old from Roaring River, North Carolina, was killed early Thursday morning while walking on Riverside Parkway near the Interstate 20 overpass, according to Cobb police.
The Rotary Club of Buckhead will honor Atlanta advertising legend Dave Fitzgerald, chairman and founder, Fitzco, at its Foundation Ball March 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Flourish in Buckhead. The ball is the primary fundraiser for the Buckhead Rotary Foundation, which supports the club’s local community partners and projects.
Cobb Police have cited the driver accused of hitting two Wheeler High students while crossing a street in front of the school the evening of March 9.
Cobb Commissioners are set to vote on a $550,000 contract with a firm to design a new public safety training center at their meeting on Tuesday.
A Cartersville man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of kidnapping a Marietta woman in 2018, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s Office.
MARIETTA — It was a ‘speedball’ – a lethal mix of heroin and cocaine — that killed 20-year-old Davis Owen in a Marietta strip mall parking lot on a near-freezing March night five years ago.
If there was a “Days without an accident” sign outside the Concord Covered Bridge, its counter would have been reset to zero Wednesday for the second time in one week.
The Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic Training Program at Cherokee Fire and Emergency Services received initial accreditation on Friday from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
Pie Provisions, a Do-It-Yourself Pie Company owned by the duo that brought Downtown Woodstock Pie Bar, takes home 1st Place in the Confections Division in the 2019 Flavor of Georgia Contest with their Georgia Blueberry Pie Filling.
Cities and counties that once showed interest in an above ground, futuristic transit system are now reconsidering after the criminal past of the company’s founder has come to light.
Fulton County seeks to hire youth in need of employment for the third consecutive summer. For the past two summers, the county has spent more than $518,000 to provide more than 315 youth, ages 16 to 24 with training and paid employment to prepare them for future success.
April 1 may be April Fools' Day, but the Fulton County Board of Assessors isn't fooling around when it comes to filing for homestead exemptions.
A plethora of schools, houses of worship and other nonprofits and venues in Brookhaven, Buckhead, Sandy Springs and Vinings are hosting camps this summer to offer children a variety of activities.
The Marietta Square Market food hall is set to celebrate its grand opening on March 28, but developers gave the MDJ an exclusive first look Wednesday.
Tuesday’s failed vote on a measure that would have brought heavy rail and bus routes to Gwinnett County has not gone unnoticed by Cobb leaders.
The Marietta Fire Department is conducting hazardous materials training around the city through Friday, a process that involves big, bright protective suits and other specialized equipment for dealing with dangerous chemicals.
A major soccer complex, which will cost between $7.5 million and $10.5 million, is expected to break ground in Powder Springs in May on a 22-acre tract.
California-based health technology firm BioIQ will receive a $150,000 grant from Georgia and a $75,000 grant from the Cobb County Development Authority after a deal was approved by the authority Tuesday.
All Bartow high schools will be getting new carpeting installed for the first time — outside on their football fields.
East Cobb residents who have eyed what they say is a longtime blighted shopping center are planning to go viral on social media in their efforts to find a cure.
Cherokee County and the cities within it could have a county-wide study on the housing market that would inform decisions about affordable housing.
Experience the first-ever museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning television series “Doc McStuffins” as it opens at Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit debuts Saturday, June 8, 2019 and will run through Sunday, September 8, 2019.
After losing a son, Lightengale founder Hans Utz was motivated to bring a change to the intensive care units he experienced during his child’s care.
Governor Brian Kemp announced that Sangsin Technology America, a leading global brake friction materials and replacement parts manufacturer, will create 200 jobs and invest $20 million in its first North American manufacturing facility in McDonough. Gov. Kemp stopped by Sangsin’s booth at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition (TMC 2019) at the Georgia World Congress Center to celebrate the news.
The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved a rezoning request for property located on the north side of Millers Mill Road in District IV for a single-family residential and condominium development. The action came at the March 19 Commission meeting in a 4-2 vote.
The Henry County Water Authority is hosting a customer appreciation event during this year’s Fix-A-Leak celebration.
A Cobb juvenile corrections officer was jailed Monday and later released on bond after he was accused last year of putting underage detainees in a room to fight each other.
The Georgia State Patrol was continuing to investigate two days after a driver reportedly struck and killed a road construction worker before fleeing the scene in eastern Paulding County March 18.
By 2020, the Aviation Wing of the Marietta Museum of History will be completely separate from its parent museum, and it will have a new name to boot.
HOLLY SPRINGS — The Holly Springs City Council unanimously approved a new residential development that had been opposed by some neighboring residents.
MARIETTA — The grass will be greener, and stay that way, at Northcutt Stadium after a unanimous vote from the Marietta school board on Tuesday. Artificial turf will be installed at the football stadium located at Marietta Middle School.
Five county roads will be paved earlier than usual this year but at a cost 10 percent higher than county officials anticipated.
Union City's new community center, its first such facility in the municipality's 111-year history, is just the beginning of new chapter for the city, with improved infrastructure, a new skateboard recreation area and other resident-geared additions as part of the city's 2020 vision.
Local Cherokee County Girl Scouts from the Riverwood and Dandelion Service Units attended the Woodstock City Council meeting on March 11 for a meet and greet with the mayor and council members. The Girl Scouts in attendance also led the Pledge of Allegiance, which was followed by Mayor Donnie Henriques reading a Girl Scout Proclamation. / Special
Two Paulding emergency medical responders' successful efforts to revive a cardiac arrest patient whose heart had stopped earned them honors during a recent awards banquet.
About one in six households in Bartow and surrounding counties experience severe housing problems ranging from overcrowding, a lack of kitchen or plumbing facilities or the need to spend more than 50 percent of their income on shelter.
State and county police charged three people Tuesday, March 19, after they found evidence a Cartersville retailer was giving illegal cash payouts to amusement machine winners.
John Paulson may have a way to save a few Sandy Springs houses in the path of the Georgia Department of Transportation’s Georgia 400 express and bus rapid transit lanes project.
Gwinnett County voters have spoken and the result was a resounding “No” to a proposed expansion of MARTA that would have brought heavy rail and bus routes to Gwinnett County.