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Marietta looks to release MRC from debt
MARIETTA — City Council members on Thursday expressed support for releasing the Marietta Redevelopment Corporation from $2.1 million it owes the city for the sake of a long-awaited million dollar l...
September 04, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland-based Gas South extends Natural Gas Alliance program to Hapeville
Cumberland-based Gas South is partnering with the city of Hapeville to provide discounted natural gas rates to people who live and work in the city. The partnership offers a discount on all standar...
September 04, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Body found in Canton house fire
UPDATE: Fire crews found a body at the scene of a house fire Wednesday, sparking a joint investigation between Canton Police and the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office.
September 03, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves bonds a step closer to being issued
CUMBERLAND — The bonds to help finance the construction of SunTrust Park are one step closer to being issued after the governmental body that will issue the bonds and own the stadium approved the f...
September 03, 2015 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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READY FOR FLIGHT: Owls to play first game tonight in Tennessee
When Kennesaw State and East Tennessee State signed the papers to set up the program’s inaugural football game, there were 656 days on the countdown clock. Tonight, that clock reaches zero when the...
September 03, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acworth board eyes park expansion, police equipment
ACWORTH — The Acworth Board of Aldermen is considering approving $400,000 worth of equipment upgrades for the city’s police department and is also moving forward in expanding one of the city’s most...
September 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOT to help fund 11 road projects near SunTrust Park
MARIETTA — The state of Georgia has agreed to provide about $42 million to Cobb County to help fund 11 transportation projects with a total estimated cost of about $68 million, many of which are ne...
September 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman killed in Powder Springs wreck identified, police say
POWDER SPRINGS — A Powder Springs woman has been identified as the pedestrian who was killed last week on Powder Springs Road near Pine Grove Road. Patricia Ann Foster, 42, was walking in the right...
September 02, 2015 11:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw’s Worldwide Day of Play
The fourth annual Kennesaw Worldwide Day of Play will be 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 26 at Swift Cantrell Park. Hosted by the Kennesaw Parks and Recreation, the event is a pro-health initiative by Nick...
September 02, 2015 11:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County, Marietta SAT scores improve
MARIETTA — The average SAT score for students at the Cobb School District’s 16 high schools increased by one point over last year, while the average score at Marietta High School increased by 21 po...
September 04, 2015 12:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor may call off Acworth elections
MARIETTA — The city of Acworth is preparing to cancel municipal elections for the third time since 2009 after no one stepped up to challenge three incumbent candidates for City Council. Write-in ca...
September 04, 2015 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Cross is seeking blood or platelet donations this weekend
The American Red Cross is urging eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday. In early August, the Red Cross...
September 04, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta Fire Department awarded Class 1 designation
MARIETTA — Officials crowded the city’s fire department on Haynes Street Thursday afternoon to congratulate the Marietta Fire Department for being awarded a rare achievement from the Insurance Serv...
September 03, 2015 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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GSP working multiple vehicle accident at I-75 and S. Marietta Pkwy
The Marietta Police Department announced that the Georgia State Patrol is working a multiple vehicle accident on southbound I-75 at South Marietta Parkway. At the moment, there is only one lane ope...
September 03, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six Flags and White Water get new attractions next year
MARIETTA — Six Flags Over Georgia will introduce two new themed family areas next season featuring 12 attractions, and Six Flags White Water will open next season with a new 60-foot, six-person rac...
September 03, 2015 05:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘He was kind of a salt-of-the-Earth type fella’: John Strother, former Cobb school board member, dies at 101
MARIETTA — D-Day veteran John Reeves Strother of Marietta, who was instrumental in the creation of what is now Kennesaw State University, died Saturday. He was 101. A funeral service will be held a...
September 03, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third arrest made in Powder Springs double homicide
POWDER SPRINGS — Authorities have arrested a Marietta man accused of setting up a drug deal that led to a double homicide in Powder Springs, which is the third arrest made in connection with the Au...
September 03, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powder Springs Mayor Pat Vaughn decides against re-election bid
MARIETTA — Local elections took an unexpected turn Wednesday, with Powder Springs Mayor Pat Vaughn announcing she would not seek re-election. Two sitting council members and a third candidate have ...
September 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside Hospital, Gwinnett Medical talk merger
LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville announced Wednesday that they have approved a non-binding letter of intent to begin exclusive discussions to combine their operations with N...
September 02, 2015 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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