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Husband and wife found dead in their Rome home
ROME — Authorities say the deaths of a man and his wife, whose bodies were found in their Floyd County home, are being investigated as homicides. Floyd County Coroner Barry Henderson identified the...
January 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: When commerce and sports collide
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce held its 73rd Annual Dinner at the Cobb Galleria Centre on Saturday night. It was a black-tie event attended by a veritable who’s who of Cobb County. During the opening...
January 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Gridlock’: Bells Ferry Road residents speak against 50-acre development plan
KENNESAW — Residents of the Bells Ferry Road area are speaking out over a plan to transform nearly 50 acres of wooded land in Kennesaw into a commercial development to include athletic facilities, ...
January 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deputies track man wanted in case of elderly Marietta couple missing in Telfair
MARIETTA — Telfair County deputies are searching for a suspect they believe will give them more information related to the disappearance of an elderly Cobb couple, the Telfair sheriff said Sunday e...
January 26, 2015 12:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta couple missing since Thursday
Facebook group: Pair had headed south to answer online ad about ’66 Mustang
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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United sports: Special Olympics Winter Games kick off in Cobb
MARIETTA — The 2015 State Indoor Winter Games of the Special Olympics kicked off Friday at the Cobb Civic Center. About 2,000 people filled the seats of the Civic Center on Friday night, according ...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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WellStar Senior VP Kim Menefee takes over as chairwoman of Cobb Chamber
Longtime member of says she has a 'vested interest' in Cobb growth
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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CCSD: Deal’s proposed cuts could impact 1,293 workers
MARIETTA — The Cobb School District’s HR director said Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed budget for fiscal 2016 could cut health insurance up to 1,293 school employees. Deal has proposed delaying the sch...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smith-Gilbert to offer beekeeping program
KENNESAW — Beginning Feb. 7, Kennesaw’s Smith-Gilbert Gardens will be offering a program designed to provide a comprehensive approach to beekeeping with instructor Daphney Glass. This seven course ...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior wins $20K scholarship
MARIETTA — At 16, Aditya Suri, a junior at Walton High School, already knows he wants to work with technology for the rest of his life. Suri, of Marietta, has started testing out the field by creat...
January 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Austell man, 21, dies after car strikes tree
AUSTELL — Cobb County police are investigating a vehicle crash that left one dead in Austell. At about 9:45 p.m. Friday, police say Jaquayle Wilson of Austell, 21, was driving a maroon 2009 Chevrol...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local historians weigh chances of Marietta tunnels
MARIETTA — Even Marietta’s best historians aren’t sure if there are Civil War-era tunnels under the Square. A discussion among residents this week about the possible redevelopment of James Eubanks’...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citizens of the year: MDJ lauds success of ‘Elf on a Shelf’ creators
MARIETTA — Not one, not two, but three people were named the Cobb Citizen of the Year on Saturday night. At the Cobb Chamber of Commerce’s 73rd Annual Dinner at the Cobb Galleria Centre, MDJ publis...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chabad of Cobb celebrates Light and Unity
MARIETTA — Chabad of Cobb, 4450 Lower Roswell Road in Marietta, will celebrate 15 years of Light and Unity on Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. The event, honoring Lenny and Nina Beck, Barry Frankel and Liz Helgese...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Suspect who tried to shoot officer captured
Marietta — The Marietta Police Department says a suspect who attempted to shoot at one of its officers in the early hours of Jan. 16 has been captured in Mississippi. Officer David Baldwin, spokesm...
January 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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BoC mulls $1.7M tennis buildings
Two Cobb County parks could see new tennis buildings built and opened by Christmas if the Board of Commissioners approves a $1.7 million contract at its meeting Tuesday. The contract with Marietta-...
January 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed bill allows 16-year-olds to advance to higher learning
Sen. Tippins calls proposal a ‘win-win’ for students
January 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Suspect who tried to shoot at officer captured in Mississippi
The Marietta Police Department say a suspect who attempted to shoot at one of their officers in the early hours of Jan. 16 has been captured in Mississippi. According to Officer David Baldwin, spok...
January 23, 2015 12:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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70 years is a testament to this couple’s everlasting love
A Marietta couple who met in a small English village during World War II will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today. Wayne Flickinger, 91, was a member of the U.S. Army stationed in Englan...
January 23, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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