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Kennesaw, CID look to residents
KENNESAW — The city of Kennesaw and Town Center Community Improvement District want to hear what transportation improvements residents have in mind for the area. Kennesaw and the CID hired Sizemore...
August 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mableton Boys and Girls Club reopens
MABLETON — The Matthews Boys and Girls Club in Mableton, which serves about 175 children daily, is open again after receiving a $270,000 renovation. Commissioner Lisa Cupid dropped by the center, w...
August 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locomotive Chase continues Grand Prix series in Kennesaw
The fifth 5K in the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series, the Great Locomotive Chase, will take place Sept. 6 in downtown Kennesaw. Participants should plan to arrive by 7:30 a.m., since the race begins at 8...
August 23, 2014 01:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third Worldwide Day of Play set for Sept. 27
The City of Kennesaw is hosting its third-annual Worldwide Day of Play event Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Highway in Kennesaw. The free celebration of all things...
August 23, 2014 01:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Cobb High Class of ’59 to celebrate 55th reunion
MARIETTA — South Cobb High School’s Class of ’59 is revving up for its next reunion. Members of the class gathered in front of the Cobb School District’s central office this week to spread the word...
August 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tailgatin’ tradition: The pre-game festivities at Marietta High get the fans’ game buzz on
The grass is cut. The players are ready. The tickets are sold. The city of Marietta is ready for football season to kick off. But before the ball is teed up, many fans will gather to fulfill a trad...
August 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals showcased at Taste of Kennesaw
The public can sample fare from over 40 Kennesaw area restaurants and a Beer Garden offering adult beverages from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the annual Taste of Kennesaw, held on Main Street a...
August 22, 2014 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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BoC OKs Northside development
MARIETTA — Out with the old and in with the new. This week, the Cobb Board of Commissioners gave Northside Hospital its approval to move forward with a medical office facility it plans to build in ...
August 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb ACT results improve
Cobb, Marietta schools outperform state, nation in admissions exam
August 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feds, county at odds over flood funds
FEMA wants $550K repaid, Cobb says audit completed before all projects ‘closed out’
August 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local man convicted of beating wife, faces 30 years
MARIETTA — A Marietta man has been convicted for the ninth time on charges of abusing his wife, and he now faces up to 30 years in prison. Ricky Allen, 39, was convicted Thursday of family violence...
August 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher of the Year: Allatoona educator achieves top honor
Tyler Gwynn was named Teacher of the Year for the Cobb County School District to cheers and applause from his students Friday. All of Allatoona High School gathered at a pep rally to surprise Gwynn...
August 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fourth annual Paws in the Park on Sept. 20
Responsible dog ownership will be the focus of Kennesaw’s free interactive fourth annual Dreamland Pet Memorial Center Paws in the Park event. The event, hosted by Keep Kennesaw Beautiful, will tak...
August 23, 2014 01:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw to have blood drive Oct. 7
The City of Kennesaw will have a community blood drive on Oct. 7 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw. Most healthy people who are at least 17 years ...
August 23, 2014 01:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police probe busts gang in heroin ring
MARIETTA — Cobb County police went undercover for a year while investigating a gang they suspected was trafficking heroin in the county. Officer Michael Bowman, spokesman for Cobb police, said the ...
August 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keeping an eye on the Whitlock flow of traffic: Council to consider more crosswalks by schools
MARIETTA — Councilman Johnny Walker wants to add a few more strategically-placed crosswalks on roads bordering all 12 of Marietta’s schools. He plans to raise the topic at Wednesday’s committee mee...
August 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sounding off on Lee: Officials give their take on recent allegations against the BoC Chairman
MARIETTA — Members of the Cobb Board of Commissioners have taken different positions on the allegation Chairman Tim Lee acted inappropriately when he engaged an attorney to do preliminary work on t...
August 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 16 16 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Civil War presentation at Battlefield on Saturday
Greg Briggs will present “Red Clay Banners: The Confederate Flags of the Atlanta Campaign” at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive in K...
August 22, 2014 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Superior Court Judge assigned in Braves complaint
Cobb Superior Court Judge Reuben Green has been assigned to handle the suit filed on behalf of property owners near the proposed site of the new Atlanta Braves stadium, according to the Cobb Superi...
August 22, 2014 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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