Cobb County will host the 2020 Georgia Republican Party State Convention, the state GOP announced Saturday.
Cobb County is set to get the largest piece of the $45 million pie after the Georgia Department of Transportation awarded 21 rehabilitation and resurfacing contracts for statewide transportation projects.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp visited and toured Roper Corp. in LaFayette on Friday, Sept. 20, as part of his “Georgia Made” tour to highlight Georgia-made products and bring new business to rural parts of the state.
A man gave a 23-year-old Marietta woman his number thinking she wanted to hang out, but she gave it to another man being held at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center who used jail phone calls to send three armed men to rob him, according to arrest warrants.
The accused murderer of a man in west Paulding County in late August had been released from prison only four months earlier and was facing an upcoming trial on a murder charge from 2017, a sheriff’s office spokesman said.
MARIETTA — Keith King BMX Sports — one of the four new main attractions this year — kicked off an explosive debut at the 2019 Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair.
Two car dealerships in Canton and Woodstock this week reported that their power and phone lines were cut, though nothing was taken from the stores.
Turning east Cobb into its own city is looking better than originally thought, according to a group that's spent five months analyzing budgets and crunching numbers to determine whether the idea is financially viable.
MARIETTA — “The train is on the tracks,” Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vic Reynolds said Friday, highlighting what steps the agency is taking to ensure the state’s security.
University of Georgia’s DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will celebrate the end of a successful fifth season of Fresh on DeK, DeKalb County’s Mobile Farmers Market, with its Fall Harvest Festival on Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the DeKalb County Extension Office located at 4380 Memorial Drive in Decatur.
CANTON — Cherokee County School District’s annual school housing report results are in, and while there will be no need to redistrict schools, there is significant crowding at most of the county’s middle schools.
CANTON — The Cherokee County School Board has approved a contract with Mountain Education Center for the center to operate its Polaris Evening School, which the district says will provide more opportunities to the students enrolled there and improve graduation rates.
Investigators believe a man used a drive-by shooting, a murder and the torching of a vehicle with his victim inside to cover his crimes in an attempt to silence his co-conspirators before his trial on a 2017 murder in Paulding County.
Cobb County is investigating a sudden change in building occupancy status by Sterigenics in regards to its controversial medical sterilization facility near Smyrna.
Through investigations and intelligence, Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force identified Danny Kerdell Smith of Rossville as a distributor of methamphetamine in Northwest Georgia.
Schools, cities and more in south Fulton County are lending a helping hand with collecting donations after Hurricane Dorian caused serious destruction in the Bahamas.
For murdering a man he’d barely met because of a brief exchange of words at a Mableton trailer park party, an Atlanta man will serve life in prison.
MARIETTA — The 87th annual North Georgia State Fair returned to Jim R. Miller Park on Thursday afternoon — a staple for Cobb County residents — and tradition for many families.
Roswell will once again celebrate its youngest residents at the 69th Annual Frances McGahee Youth Day Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 12.
WOODSTOCK — Dwelling Place Church has received the green light from the Woodstock City Council to move forward with plans to build new facilities on Springfield Drive.
MARIETTA — After heated debate, multiple motions and a split vote, Cobb school board members will no longer be able to make open-ended comments during their public monthly meetings.
MARIETTA — Though the Cobb school board gave a lukewarm response Thursday to board member David Morgan’s suggestion that it’s time its members received raises, the board did request its attorney to provide them an explanation of the proper process.
A Cobb substitute teacher has been fired after school district officials say the substitute was found to have classified students as “angels” or “devils,” according to Nan Kiel, a district spokesperson.
The Paulding County School District’s 2019 graduation rate increased for the fifth consecutive year and again widened the gap between its average and statewide.
MARIETTA — During a Cobb school board meeting on Thursday, board member Randy Scamihorn presented data he said showed the district has not ignored the needs of any one region of the county.
Ryan Dickerson and Michael Wilkie have been named as the two West Forsyth students who vandalized Roswell High School's marching band practice field.
A Marietta organization has received state recognition for its industry-leading work to educate local government staff about treating and managing wastewater and stormwater.
Holder Construction Group, the company that built the city of Sandy Springs’ new City Springs complex, has sued the city over disagreements on payments for the work, and the city has filed a counterclaim.
An Atlanta man who shot his ex-girlfriend at a Cobb County Starbucks near Cumberland after tricking her into meeting there has been sentenced to 19 years in prison.
The Grove Park community in west Atlanta is seeing an influx of construction and attention with the groundbreaking of a new educational and health campus as well as the recent grand opening of a state-of-the-art youth center.
A 28-year-old man is facing a felony aggravated assault charge after police say he attacked a woman with a sword while she was holding a child at a home near Whitaker Park in Marietta.
Paulding County government will shoulder more of the burden for paying the struggling county airport’s bills under a recently approved contract between the two agencies.
The Georgia Water Coalition released its Clean 13 report for 2019 which highlights groups whose extraordinary efforts have led to “cleaner rivers, stronger communities and a more sustainable future for Georgians.”
Viewers can get ready for the adventure of a lifetime inside Fernbank’s Giant Screen Theater with newest film, Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation 3D. Running now through through Jan. 16, guests can grab a seat – and a pair of 3D glasses – to travel across the globe in exploration of some of the world’s most spectacular volcanoes that have made Earth’s greatest ecosystems, and investigate their continued influence on the planet today.
For Mayor Rusty Paul, Sandy Springs’ inaugural City Green Live Friday night concert series “has gone even beyond my wildest expectations.”
Two local high schools – Holy Innocents’ and Pace – are sending teams to Lake Lanier in Gainesville Sept. 28 for the annual Swim Across America, a swim event that raises funds for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.
Synchronicity Theatre’s lineup for the 2019-20 season will feature female playwrights and provide new opportunities to uplift the voices of women and girls while also presenting a diverse lineup of performances at the Midtown company.
Although the history of Sandy Springs may be told in books predominantly from a male perspective, it has a distinct female component that is not mentioned much regarding its past.
The diversity of which Fulton County is so proud may have closed, at least for now, any possibility of a countywide policy involving electric scooters.