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Local construction firm recruiting in Marietta on Feb. 27
Highway and heavy construction company C.W. Matthews, with the help of the Georgia Department of Labor, aims to recruit about 200 workers for projects in middle and north Georgia. The recruitment w...
February 11, 2016 11:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Have a heart and give blood for Valentine’s
The American Red Cross will have the following blood drives later this month: ♦ Feb. 16 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at WellStar Acworth Health Park, 4550 Cobb Parkway NW in Acworth; 2 to 7 p.m. at LifeQ...
February 11, 2016 11:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrest made in impersonation case
The Cobb Police Department is asking for help in locating any victims of an individual, posing as a police officer in the west Cobb. Police recently arrested a male juvenile on charges of impersona...
February 11, 2016 10:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents sound off on Franklin Road name change
Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin said the renaming of Franklin Road, now Franklin Gateway, will give the area a fresh start while retaining the Franklin family name. “I think Franklin Road says somethin...
February 11, 2016 10:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police seek jewelry-snatching thief
Police are searching for a suspect in a robbery that took place at the Zales jewelry store inside Town Center Mall in Kennesaw on Feb. 1. According to Cobb Police investigators, a man entered the s...
February 11, 2016 08:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wife of Justin Ross Harris files for divorce
Leanna Harris, the wife of the Marietta man accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son in a hot car to die, has filed for divorce.
February 11, 2016 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ahead of the curve: Cobb is first in state to send out teacher contracts
MARIETTA — An estimated 8,200 teachers, media specialists and administrators in the Cobb School District were expected Wednesday to start receiving their employment contracts for the 2016-17 school...
February 10, 2016 11:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cooper moves to new role
Less than a month after stepping down as general manager of Marietta’s Lockheed plant, Shan Cooper has accepted a new role as the chief supply chain and technology officer with the global packaging...
February 10, 2016 10:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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More hazardous weather expected in Cobb
The National Weather Service has predicted an additional day of hazardous weather for Cobb County after Tuesday’s light snowfall. A wind chill advisory is in effect as cold temperatures with gusty ...
February 09, 2016 10:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mableton woman with Alzheimer’s missing
Police are seeking help locating an elderly woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s and has been missing since Wednesday.
February 12, 2016 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw man gets five years for animal cruelty
A Kennesaw man has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing a dog, the Cobb District Attorney’s office announced. Lee Bishop Bullock, 28, pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of aggravat...
February 11, 2016 10:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Google Fiber arrives in Marietta
MARIETTA — Westbury Park Apartments on Franklin Road in Marietta is one of the first two properties in metro Atlanta where residents can sign up for Google Fiber, a new high-speed Internet service....
February 11, 2016 10:34 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four locals arrested in tracking sting
Four Cobb residents were among 35 people arrested in part of a multi-agency and multi-state operation to crack down on child predators and those who traffic children and adults in the sex industry,...
February 10, 2016 11:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen dies of injuries after wreck
Steven U. Soto, 17, of Marietta, recently died of injuries sustained when his car hit a tree on Horseshoe Bend Road last month. On Jan. 18 around 7 p.m., Soto was driving a blue 1998 Ford Expeditio...
February 10, 2016 11:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Man posing as cop
Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man who allegedly impersonated a police officer to gain entry to the home of a young female student in Mableton. According to a statement released ...
February 10, 2016 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man gets two years for hoax pipe bombs
A Marietta man has been sentenced to two years in prison for leaving two inoperable pipe bombs in Vickery Creek Park in Roswell in 2014, according to a news release from the Department of Justice. ...
February 10, 2016 11:08 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board to consider contract for school replacement
MARIETTA — A new northeast Cobb elementary school could open its doors in time for the 2017-2018 school year if school board members later this month give the greenlight to a construction contract....
February 10, 2016 11:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Franklin Road rechristened Franklin Gateway
Franklin Road is now Franklin Gateway as the Marietta City Council has unanimously approved the decision to rename the road. The name change affects the entire length of Franklin Road, beginning at...
February 10, 2016 10:26 PM | 4 4 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clock winds down for Hap Smith, longtime ‘Voice of the Blue Devils'
Marietta attorney Hap Smith, the “Voice of the Blue Devils” since 1988, has retired. Smith, 65, is the longest-serving announcer in Cobb County, just ahead of Frank Wigington at Sprayberry High and...
February 10, 2016 06:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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