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Motorcycle driver killed in collision
MARIETTA — A motorcycle driver died in a collision with a Kia Optima at the intersection of Windy Hill Road and Favor Road in Marietta on Thursday evening, police report. Maria T. Howard, 50, was d...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banker philanthropist of year: Mayor Allegood says Francis ‘epitomizes’ art community
MARIETTA — After being honored as the top philanthropist in Cobb, Ron Francis said the award was especially meaningful given those who have received it in the past. At a ceremony Friday, Francis wa...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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No date set for city councilman’s trial
Kennesaw City Councilman Leonard Church’s case was pushed back Friday after both Church’s attorney and the District Attorney’s office asked the case be continued, according to the DA’s office. Chur...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Late breast cancer surgery oncologist Kristin Corgan 'left a sweet spot'
MARIETTA — Dr. Kristin Ruth Corgan, who devoted her entire professional life to treating breast cancer patients and established her own breast cancer surgery practice, lost her own battle to breast...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta man gets 10 years for assault
MARIETTA — A Marietta man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday after being convicted of shooting a 19-year-old man in Austell in 2013. Brian O’Neal Rawles, 38, was convicted Wednesday of ag...
April 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Museum to host Train Day for Autism
The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, 2829 Cherokee St. in Kennesaw, will host National Train Day for Autism on May 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. National Train Day for Autism is...
April 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Transportation bill could come up short $100M
Leaders in the county and state transportation departments said Thursday the widely reported $900 million number the state transportation bill was expected to collect every year may turn out to be ...
April 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Her heart was huge’: Community remembers Powder Springs nursing student killed in collision
MARIETTA — A local woman who was one of five nursing students who died early Wednesday in a massive automobile wreck outside Savannah is remembered as positive and compassionate by her friends. Pow...
April 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powder Springs residents to start paying for detention pond cleanup
POWDER SPRINGS — The Powder Springs City Council voted this week to require homeowners to pay for the yearly cleaning of the detention ponds in their neighborhoods. Mayor Pat Vaughn said the state ...
April 23, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man convicted in the murder of his grandfather: Police say he drove around with body inside grandfather’s truck
MARIETTA — After fewer than 30 minutes of deliberation Thursday, a Cobb jury convicted a Mableton man who strangled his grandfather and then drove around in his grandfather’s truck with the body in...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pebblebrook theater director nominated for Tony Award
MABLETON — Under the bright lights of Broadway, many Pebblebrook High School graduates fondly remember the teacher who they say got them on stage, so they nominated him for a Tony Award. Frank Timm...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library to have book sale during festival
The Friends of Smyrna Library will have the Jonquil Festival Friends’ Book Sale today from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The event will feature a large stock of fiction, non-fi...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mother testifies in ex-boyfriend’s murder trial
The mother of a toddler who died of brain injuries in 2012 took the stand in handcuffs Friday, where she spent most of the day in tears as she testified against her ex-boyfriend, who is standing tr...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Born for the stage: High School Musical Theater Awards highlight local talent
CUMBERLAND — The energy was high and the audience well-dressed at the Georgia High School Musical Theater Award show Thursday night, where a Cobb student was honored with a scholarship. The 7th ann...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram man killed in Marietta collision
UPDATE: Cobb police have identified a Hiram man as the motorcycle driver who died after hitting a car near the intersection of Windy Hill Road and Favor Road Thursday.
April 24, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making global connections: Pope High School hosts consuls general at first annual program
MARIETTA — The world came together at Pope High School on Wednesday night for Global Connections Night, where consuls general representing six nations visited the east Cobb school. Students in the ...
April 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia senators support Yates as Deputy Attorney General
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sally Yates, President Barack Obama’s nominee for deputy attorney general, has the support of both of Georgia’s senators, unlike the president’s choice for her boss. Yates is a s...
April 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor, councilman dish on food fest in its 22nd year
MARIETTA — Food lovers have the opportunity to sample some of the county’s finest cuisines as the city prepares for its 22nd annual Taste of Marietta festival Sunday. The festival, presented by the...
April 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trial is underway for man charged in toddler’s death
The trial is underway for a Woodstock man charged with felony murder in the death of his former girlfriend’s 17-month-old child, and the presiding judge expects the trial to last into next week. Mi...
April 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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