Man serving 105 years for shooting Cobb police off...
by Philip Clements
12:42 AM, Thursday, May 28
MARIETTA — A man convicted in October on 12 charges related to a 2014 shooting of a Cobb police officer was found dead while in custody at the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, officials say. James Albert Phillips, 36, died Monday, according to ...

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Local lawmakers choose Carson as delegation chair
ATLANTA — State lawmakers representing Cobb have a new leader: Rep. John Carson (R-northeast Cobb). At its first meet...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, January 28
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Cobb Chief Magistrate Cox resigns, citing health
MARIETTA — Cobb Chief Magistrate Frank Cox announced Monday he would resign due to health issues. Cox, first elected ...
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County lobbyists talk transportation
MARIETTA — Attorney Chuck Clay, who is handling the county’s lobbying needs in the Georgia Legislature this year, sai...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, January 28
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Children’s Healthcare celebrates new sports medicine cente...
Student-athletes in Cobb who require specialized therapy and rehabilitation have a new location to receive treatment....
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2 arrested in shooting close to Marietta High
Marietta police announced Tuesday they arrested two people in connection with a Sunday afternoon shooting on Westland...
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MDJ editor is arrested on DUI, open container
WHITESBURG — Whitesburg police arrested William “Billy” Mitchell, 65, managing editor of the Marietta Daily Journal, ...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, January 28
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Local remembers Runions for their service to others
MARIETTA — One Marietta woman remembers Bud Runion and his wife, June, the Marietta couple found dead after a quest t...
12:16 AM, Wednesday, January 28
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Man sentenced in chase, ignoring police road block
MARIETTA — A Cartersville man was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison after ignoring a roadblock set up by Cobb...
12:14 AM, Wednesday, January 28
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Three former Cherokee court reporters sentenced in Cobb fo...
Three former Cherokee County court reporters had their heads down and tears in their eyes as a judge sentenced them t...
12:00 AM, Wednesday, January 28
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Police: Austell mother killed 3 children, herself
Bodies discovered at Walton Crossing apartments by worker; cause of deaths not yet released
05:00 PM, Tuesday, January 27
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Welcome to the Fiberhood: Google high-speed broadband netw...
ATLANTA — Google announced Tuesday its ultra high-speed broadband network will be coming to Smyrna. The announcement ...
04:45 PM, Tuesday, January 27
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Autopsy reveals missing Marietta couple shot to death
Police in south Georgia said Tuesday afternoon the Marietta couple missing for days before being found dead in McRae ...
04:35 PM, Tuesday, January 27
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‘Lessons learned’: Cobb County officials say they are bett...
MARIETTA — One year ago this week, metro Atlanta was paralyzed by a winter storm. Poor road conditions led to gridloc...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, January 27
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Marietta councilman wants to increase salaries of elected ...
Morris: Ideal pay range for Mayor Tumlin would be between $25,200 and $30,000
04:00 AM, Tuesday, January 27
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South Cobb library to send soldier Valentine’s
MABLETON — The South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road in Mableton, will have Valentines for Veterans through Wedn...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, January 27
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