Cobb Community Foundation took part in a nationwide, weeklong celebration that culminates Sunday to recognize the role community foundations play in addressing the issues facing local communities. While there are over 800 of these organizations throughout the country and 12 in Georgia, many are unsure of what community foundations do.
City officials say architects have stopped work on the partially completed construction drawings of Kennesaw’s new recreation center to be built in Adams Park and warn late changes to the project could drive up the cost and delay its opening.
As winter sets in again across Cobb County, parents can expect their children to possibly come home one of these days with a runny nose, or wake up with a cough.
Cobb school board member Dr. Jaha Howard took to Facebook this week to point out what he said is an out-of-place message in the form of a souvenir passed out at the Cobb Chamber of Commerce’s Military Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday.
A man drove a stolen car at dangerous speeds through Marietta while in possession of illegal drugs, Cobb County police claim, labeling him a “super speeder” under Georgia law.
MARIETTA — Ever since a series of mergers this year among the trash haulers that operate in Cobb, the county has fielded complaints from residents who say their service has been subpar or was abruptly canceled.
Georgia’s leaders are calling on one of Cobb’s top-ranking police officers to help guide them in regards to medical marijuana laws and practices in the state.
The Cherokee County Planning Commission has a full complement of commissioners to make recommendations on zoning cases following action taken by the Ball Ground City Council at Thursday night’s meeting.
An 86-year-old Marietta man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries following a two-car collision in Mableton on Friday morning, Cobb County police say.
Another three cases of measles have been confirmed in Cobb County, following the confirmation last week that a Mabry Middle School student had the highly infectious virus.
A couple of men in their 60s are in the Cobb County jail after at least two armed robberies at different pharmacies in the Smyrna area, police say.
Over $1,000 worth of clothing was stolen from a store in Cumberland Mall by a group of shoplifters equipped with an anti-detection “booster bag” and a pry tool, police say.
MARIETTA — Riverside Primary School and Riverside Intermediate Elementary School in Mableton will both serve grades K-5 beginning next fall, Superintendent Chris Ragsdale announced at the Cobb school board’s Thursday meeting.
State Rep. Michael Caldwell, R-Woodstock said Thursday that he is staying in the race for State Senate District 21. Incumbent Sen. Brandon Beach abandoned his run for Congress Thursday to seek re-election, setting up a primary showdown with Caldwell.
MARIETTA — The Cobb school board on Thursday avoided the use of eminent domain to acquire about 15 acres on Pine Road near Walton High School, instead voting 7-0 to approve the $3 million purchase of the two Cobb County tax parcels.
Temperatures are dropping, leaves are falling and soon Santa will take to the skies. Get ready for the holiday season with these merry, family friendly events around north Fulton.
Twenty-two year old Devin Herman has been sentenced for attempting to have sex with someone he believed was an 11-year-old girl he met on the internet.
State Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, is stepping down as a candidate in the race to represent Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District in the U.S. Congress.
If you will be traveling via Interstates 285 or 75 over the weekend, plan for some extra time on the road. The Georgia Department of Transportation is doing construction on both arteries that will involve lane closures.
A Friday night out turned into an expensive stay behind bars for a Kennesaw man who broke a pub manager’s nose after being asked to leave the establishment while drunk, police say.
The driver who died in a fiery crash near the interchange at Cumberland last Friday morning was a 38-year-old woman from Fairburn, Cobb County police confirmed Thursday.
After an apology for what he called “inaccurate data,” Cobb Superintendent Chris Ragsdale updated his earlier recommendation for the purchase of nine school buses to include air-conditioning units on all nine.
Kincaid Eaker, 13, wants to live like other kids his age. He enjoys competing on his school’s swim team, riding his bike, playing video games and hanging out with his older sister Olivia.
A husband and wife were arrested at a Kennesaw hotel with a cache of stolen bank cards, altered stolen driver’s licences, fake bank checks and drug dealing equipment, police say.
The state is expected to fine the city of Atlanta for not properly reporting an April raw sewage spill and possibly other major spills that have occurred at Peachtree Creek in west Buckhead.
The historic Southside Theatre Guild in Fairburn is getting a bit of a makeover with help from the Fox Theatre Institute.
DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann plans to retire at the end of the month, more than a year before his term is over.
Paulding County’s hospital received the highest grade possible for patient safety in a twice-yearly rating of general acute-care hospitals in the U.S.
A Bartow County hospital received the highest grade possible for patient safety in a twice-yearly rating of general acute-care hospitals in the U.S.
An audit by Bartow County election workers, two nationally recognized organizations and the Georgia Secretary of State’s office gave the new paper ballot voting system high marks for accuracy in the Cartersville city election.
“A Christmas Carol,” the Alliance Theatre’s holiday play based on the Charles Dickens classic, is being staged for the 30th season by the Midtown arts venue.
Visitors to Aiken, South Carolina and the region of the state known as Thoroughbred Country can expect to see an unusual neighbor in the city limits – horses. Aiken is the center of horse training and sports, a feature brought to the region by the wealthy elite who once claimed the area as their personal playground. With an abundance of gorgeous cottage-style summer retreats that once housed the rich and famous, Aiken is a charming city that mixes the modern and the traditional. Beyond Aiken, Thoroughbred Country consists of small cities with hidden gems like God’s Acre Healing Springs in Blackville (still believed by the locals to have healing powers) or the beautifully constructed Church of the Holy Apostles and quirky vertical sundial in downtown Barnwell. Each town, city and place in the Thoroughbred Country region of South Carolina is proud to share its unique identity with visitors, making the area’s motto – “We’re much more than horses” – ring true.
MARIETTA — Cobb County renewed an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in which it screens job applicants for work eligibility, a practice immigrants-rights groups have condemned.
Although area residents are likely still finalizing plans for Thanksgiving, there is one sure sign Christmas is on its way: the opening of the Santa’s Fantastical interactive holiday experience in Sandy Springs.
A Marietta woman with 25 years of service in the Air Force and Air Force Reserves has some extra cash to make home improvements thanks to Jimmy Fallon and Home Depot.
Cobb County doctor Marsha Edwards shot both of her adult children multiple times before shooting herself once in the chest, police and autopsy reports reveal.
KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University’s fall enrollment grew by 6.7%, or 2,387 students, over fall 2018 to a record high 37,807, the university recently reported.
A developer has filed plans with the city of Sandy Springs to build a hotel near the Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters.
From growing up on a central Georgia farm to presiding over the highest court in the state, retired Georgia Supreme Court Justice Conley Ingram rose from humble beginnings to become one of the state’s most respected legal practitioners.