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Thayer knocks out incumbent for school board seat
MARIETTA — After a nine-week runoff, Cobb voters chose Susan Thayer over incumbent Tim Stultz on Tuesday night to fill Post 2 on the Cobb Board of Education. With all precincts reporting, Thayer wo...
July 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alisha Morgan out of race for state school superintendent: Republican race too close to call
MARIETTA — State Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan (D-Austell) will not be moving forward in her bid for state school superintendent. Morgan ran for the seat instead of seeking re-election to Georgia’s 39t...
July 23, 2014 02:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owner of allergy lab pleads guilty to faking test results
MARIETTA — Rahsaan Jackson Garth, 39, of Marietta has pleaded guilty to a charge of health care fraud for faking the results of allergy tests that patients’ doctors had ordered. “Garth put his own ...
July 23, 2014 02:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Workforce satisfaction study cost: $64,260
MARIETTA — After agreeing to spend $326,420 on a consultant to review the salaries of county employees, the Board of Commissioners will vote tonight on whether to pay the consultant an additional $...
July 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smyrna OKs enterprise zone
SMYRNA — Businesses in parts of Smyrna and unincorporated Cobb have new reasons to invest in the area now that the city has approved a local tax incentive program. Smyrna will partner with the coun...
July 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb sheriff’s deputy booked on DUI charge
MARIETTA — A Cobb County sheriff’s deputy was arrested by Cobb police Saturday on charges of DUI, failure to maintain lane and failure to report an accident — all misdemeanors. Austin Reese Chadwic...
July 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fortis College to have free Dental Day
Fortis College will hold its quarterly free Dental Day for Kids from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at its on-campus Dental Hygiene Clinic, 2108 Cobb Parkway SE in Smyrna. The Fortis College Dental Programs...
July 22, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enrollment now open at Georgia Connections Academy
Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide public charter school and provider of virtual K-12 schooling, announced it has openings for 1,000 students for the 2014-15 school year. The school, headquar...
July 22, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair Oaks Park to get tennis center from ’11 SPLOST
Fair Oaks Park, located off Booth Road near South Cobb Drive in Marietta, will receive a new tennis center thanks to proposals included under the 2011 SPLOST, a county parks official said.
July 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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North is Acworth’s newest Alderman
ACWORTH — It was fourth time’s the charm for Brett North, Acworth’s newest city alderman. With 3 out of 3 precincts reporting, unofficial elections results from Tuesday’s runoff show North garnered...
July 23, 2014 04:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ann Harris wins Cobb Superior Court judgeship
MARIETTA — Ann Harris, a senior district attorney who has practiced law in Cobb Superior Court for 19 years, will be the next Cobb Superior Court judge, according to results from the Tuesday night ...
July 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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SPLOST passes 4-1; Special tax headed to November ballot, voters
MARIETTA — Tuesday’s runoff elections set up several choices for voters on November’s ballot, and the Cobb Board of Commissioners added one more Tuesday night: a potential one percent special sales...
July 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loudermilk sets his bar high; He’s headed to Washington after one-sided win over Barr
MARIETTA — Once a relatively unknown name outside of his home in Cassville, Barry Loudermilk emerged victorious from Tuesday’s congressional runoff, edging out former U.S. Rep. Bob Barr to fill out...
July 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Simon Kidgits Club event Saturday
TOWN CENTER — Town Center at Cobb mall, 400 Ernest W. Barrett Parkway in Kennesaw, will have the Simon Kidgits Club’s annual Back-to-School events from 1 to 3 p.m. July 26 in the lower level Belk w...
July 23, 2014 02:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runoff Election Results as of 12 a.m.
Unofficial Cobb County and State of Georgia results as of 12 a.m. All Cobb precincts have reported results.
July 23, 2014 12:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb residents sound off on local, national races
For many Cobb voters, the runoff election for the Republican nomination for Georgia’s Senate seat was the important race Tuesday, although the local races for the Cobb’s Board of Commissioners and ...
July 22, 2014 07:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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One Team. One Goal. Student Success.
Cobb super holds leadership kickoff for new school year
July 22, 2014 04:36 PM | 3 3 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pre-SPLOST vote: 2 yes, 3 undecided
MARIETTA — Last week, County Chairman Tim Lee predicted the Board of Commissioners would unanimously vote in favor of placing a new sales tax on the November ballot along with the list of projects ...
July 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 11 11 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb DOT: SPLOST reduces accidents
MARIETTA — Cobb County roads have become significantly safer in the years since a series of SPLOST improvements were completed, according to a new study from the county’s transportation department....
July 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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