BROOKHAVEN — Brookhaven’s Cherry Blossom Festival will return to Blackburn Park in March this year. The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival 5K/1K, will take place Saturday, March 21, at 7:30 a.m. This year’s 5K, which is both USATF-certified for the 2020 Peachtree Road Race qualifying and a fundraiser for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, will take runners through Blackburn […]
Kennesaw residents packed the room at Tuesday’s city council meeting to protest a proposed industrial warehouse and distribution center from moving in next door to their homes.
When Wendi and Henry Perkins left Mobile, Alabama, bound for a Thanksgiving holiday with family in Cobb County, they thought they’d have nearly three more months to prepare for the birth of their first child, Violet.
ACWORTH — The 2020 Cherokee Film Summit drew a crowd Thursday to connect people in the county’s growing film industry at the Yanmar Evo Center.
More legislation is being pursued to further reduce distracted driving in Georgia, following the perceived success of the state’s hands-free law.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an apparent inmate suicide that occurred in the Cherokee County jail on Thursday, authorities said.
The Canton Planning Commission recommended approval of two requests involving the addition and operation of a cell tower at 1130 Bluffs Parkway at their meeting on Tuesday.
CUMBERLAND — Cobb residents will be able to rent a bicycle at any of the county’s bike share stations and ride to any such station in the metro Atlanta region if the Cumberland Community Improvement District has its way.
Shannon Whitfield was threatened with one term in office as Walker County commissioner and accused of hiding the county's efforts to amend its alcohol ordinance during a Jan. 23 public hearing.
The Holly Springs City Council approved a request for a conditional use permit for a self-storage business on property located on Hickory Road during their meeting on Thursday.
The Marietta Police Athletic League is accepting registrations for all PAL youth programs which include daily afterschool, dance, basketball, martial arts and boxing.
As more air testing is planned in Cobb County and around the state to determine levels of a carcinogen used daily by the medical sterilization industry, residents near a plant in the Smyrna area wait to see what its future, and theirs, holds.
Woodstock Mayor Donnie Henriques will deliver his State of the city address at the regular mayor and council meeting 7 p.m. Monday at the Chambers at City Center, 8534 Main St.
The Woodstock Police Department, in conjunction with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, conducted an ICAC operation last week targeting online predators.
The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 2019 accomplishments and announced its 2020 primary goals during the organization’s 49th Annual Meeting held Thursday.
The South Fulton Neighbor recently sat down with the newly elected mayor of College Park, Bianca Motley Broom, to discuss her priorities, goals and how she hopes to bring positive changes to the city.
Cobb County is poised to take one of its biggest step, to date, toward addressing complaints from its police officers, firefighters and sheriff's deputies that they aren't making enough money.
Charges are pending against a driver who collided with a Marietta school bus while traveling in a turn lane on Powder Springs Street near Oregon Trail on Thursday afternoon, according to Marietta police.
EAST COBB — While plans for redevelopment are still being worked up at an east Cobb shopping center left dilapidated for years, one building sitting just in front could be revived as soon as this summer.
MARIETTA — A proposal that would have encouraged development in an industrial swath of southeast Cobb — which includes the controversial Sterigenics’ facility — was pulled by its sponsor this week.
ATLANTA — State budget cuts could hit mental health services hard in Georgia, forcing behavioral health officials to pump more money into handling crisis situations instead of programs to prevent those situations, the state’s mental health chief said Thursday.
Twenty five years after his father and namesake was named First Citizen of Cherokee County, that honor was bestowed upon Billy G. Hasty Jr.
A Kennesaw man is behind bars without bond after police said he repeatedly rammed a female driver’s car with his own vehicle as they drove along a mile stretch of one of the city’s main streets.
MARIETTA — A majority of the Marietta Gateway Community Improvement District’s board members failed to show at this week’s meeting, prohibiting the board from voting on anything.
The city of Woodstock is one of four municipalities recently recognized by the Atlanta Regional Commission for demonstrating leadership in sustainability practices.
With the goal of renewing the lives of the homeless, Nicholas House will host its annual New Beginnings Luncheon March 27 at 11:30 a.m. at The Four Seasons in Midtown.
The city of East Point is one of 50 cities being recognized for using cutting-edge technology to digitally transform communities. The Smart 50 Awards, in partnership with Smart Cities Connect, Smart Cities Connect Foundation, and US Ignite, annually recognize global projects to honor the most innovative and influential work. This year’s categories included community engagement, digital transformation, smart mobility, urban infrastructure and urban operations. Dominic Maldonado, East Point’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator, and Farhad Islam, East Point’s IT Director, are finalists in the Digital Transformation category with their project titled 2020: A Spatial Odyssey.
Dealers and visitors from across the southeast are coming to Main Street on February 1 for the Northwest Georgia Bottle and Advertising Show at the Cedartown Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia.
The argument over whether or not Fulton County should relinquish its title as a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entitlement community wages on.
Georgia lawmakers on both sides of the aisle showed hesitation last Wednesday to sign off on budget cuts Gov. Brian Kemp has proposed for criminal justice and public safety agencies through July 2021.
Three well-known fast food restaurants have signed leases to join Marketplace Terrell Mill, the upcoming east Cobb mixed-use development on the former site of Brumby Elementary School.
Protections are being sought by Georgia Senate Democrats against racial discrimination toward hair styles like braids, locks and twists.
CUMBERLAND — Millions of dollars in savings on debt service payments are expected to benefit those who finance Kennesaw State University, thanks to a decision by the Development Authority of Cobb County.
A former Cobb County high school teacher accused of threatening to blow up a local elementary school is attempting to clear her record, court documents show.