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KSU’s Papp invites all to Year of Arabian Peninsula
KENNESAW — Every year, Kennesaw State University picks a country or region to study and this year KSU President Dan Papp invites the public to attend a yearlong series of events about the Arabian P...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austell police seek suspect in homicide
Cobb police are warning a man wanted in a deadly Austell shooting should be considered “armed and dangerous.” Authorities have identified Orain Patterson, 27, as a suspect in the shooting death of ...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heralds of hope: Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery supports students, provides second chances
ATLANTA — Kennesaw State junior Erica Baldwin said her worst grade-point average in college was better than her total GPA at Walton High School. “I wasn’t too good at high school,” Baldwin, 23, sai...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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77-year-old killed crossing road
A 77-year-old man is dead after police say he was hit by a pickup truck in northeast Cobb early Friday morning. Cobb police say Orlando Milian was attempting to cross Sandy Plains Road where it int...
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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MRC board votes to spend 75% of checking funds on property
Corporation has $3.9M in debt, acquiring leased land for $64K
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employee accused of stealing more than $93K from church
A Marietta woman was arrested Thursday and charged with stealing more than $93,000 from the church where she worked. Gwendolyn Hawthorne, 61, is accused of stealing $93,744.25 from Crown of Life Co...
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A whole new world: Acworth Police Department begins moving into $4.7M, 23,000-square-foot headquarters
The Acworth Police Department is moving into a $4.75 million building Monday after spending almost 20 years at its current headquarters. The new 23,000-square-foot headquarters is at 4440 Acworth I...
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal appoints Kennesaw man to state services board
A Kennesaw man has joined a state board that helps people with disabilities achieve independence and employment. Jonathan Taylor suffered a spinal cord injury in March 2011 while playing for the Un...
September 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney claims fire retribution for complaint
An east Cobb attorney discovered burned portions of her front yard this morning, an act she said she believes was retribution for her public criticism of the Cobb Board of Commissioners and its han...
September 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authority revises its tax incentive policy in reply to BoE complaints
MARIETTA — In an effort to get along better with the Cobb School District, the Development Authority of Cobb County passed an updated version of its policy for rewarding companies that build in Cob...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some at record EMC annual meeting voice payout frustrations
MARIETTA — One of the record 5,000 people who attended the annual Cobb EMC meeting at Jim R. Miller Park on Saturday issued a challenge to the electric co-op’s attorney. Earl James of Marietta, who...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fox News is set to feature Marietta High School today
MARIETTA — Special needs students at Marietta High School have rolled their coffee cart back out on a limited basis, and with exposure on Fox News this morning, officials hope those limits will ult...
September 21, 2014 12:00 AM | 9 9 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than $788K in repairs set for Spring Road bridge
Repairs totaling $788,562 are planned for the bridge that spans the CSX Railroad on Spring Road near the intersection with Atlanta Road. A total of $175,000 will be coming from the city’s water fun...
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mableton eyes $3.1M square across from elementary school
A $3.1 million project to build a square in the center of Mableton could begin in the next few months, said Jim Wilgus, the county’s deputy transportation director. The county is asking constructio...
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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After SEC complaint, fire, Chairman Lee cancels meeting with critic
County Chairman Tim Lee has canceled his meeting with an east Cobb attorney who has been critical of the way he has handled the deal to bring the Atlanta Braves to Cobb County. Susan McCoy, who fil...
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 6 6 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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African-Americans in Cobb forum today
A forum to discuss the state of African-Americans in Cobb is set for this morning in Marietta. County Commissioner Lisa Cupid, Marietta City Councilwoman Michelle Cooper-Kelly and state Rep. Alisha...
September 20, 2014 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police seek help in identifying suspects in carjacking incident
POWDER SPRINGS — Cobb police have released an image of one of two men they say robbed a man in Powder Springs before stealing his car. According to investigators, the victim was exiting his vehicle...
September 20, 2014 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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76th EMC meeting: Three members stand unopposed in election
MARIETTA — The three Cobb EMC board members up for election this year are all unopposed, but members of the electric co-op will still have a chance to say if they want to keep their representation....
September 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals chime in on Scottish independence
MARIETTA — Even though they’re 4,000 miles away from Scotland, some Cobb residents are keeping an eye on politics in that country, where citizens voted on whether to secede from the United Kingdom....
September 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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