Cobb school board approves $1B budget: Employees t...
by Philip Clements
12:24 AM, Friday, May 29
MARIETTA — The Cobb school board on Thursday unanimously adopted Superintendent Chris Ragsdale’s $1 billion budget, which includes a 4 percent raise for all employees, funding for at least 100 new teachers and no furlough days or tax hikes. The bo...

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Board to appoint 5 more new principals: ’16 budget, $5 mil...
MARIETTA — The Cobb school board has been hiring principals left and right for the past couple of months, and the hir...
12:01 AM, Thursday, May 28
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City talks tax abatement, term limits
The developer of a senior living and commercial site in Kennesaw says he is running into extra costs involved in cons...
12:00 AM, Thursday, May 28
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Powder Springs Street to get larger QuickTrip
MARIETTA — Drivers on Powder Springs Street will soon have a new place to fuel up on food and gas this fall. QuikTrip...
11:59 PM, Wednesday, May 27
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Cobb Public Safety holding job fair Saturday
The Cobb County Department of Public Safety is hosting a job fair from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Representatives fro...
11:57 PM, Wednesday, May 27
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The ‘A list’: Braves unveil ‘Preview Center’ to sell seaso...
CUMBERLAND — The Atlanta Braves unveiled their new “Preview Center” aimed to drive sales of season tickets for the ne...
11:55 PM, Wednesday, May 27
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Business Association 5K9 race June 13
The Northeast Cobb Business Association will have the 5K9 race on June 13 at the Piedmont Church parking lot, 570 Pie...
12:48 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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Chatterbox: A century later, should Mableton be a city again?
Should Mableton become Cobb’s seventh city? Writing on the Mableton Improvement Coalition’s Facebook page, Sonja Gunn...
12:48 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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Transportation plan includes BRT
MARIETTA — Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to approve a plan that recommends spending $5.3 billion on transportation ...
12:46 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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MBA June luncheon to focus on tourism
The Marietta Business Association will have its June 8 luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Mansour Center, 995 ...
12:44 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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Police: Man attempted to rob Austell Waffle House
AUSTELL — Cobb police are investigating an armed robbery they said occurred Monday at a Waffle House on Six Flags Dri...
12:43 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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A peek into the past: Residents travel back in time with B...
MARIETTA — Residents crowded the antebellum Brumby Hall this week to learn about the 164-year-old house and its era d...
12:33 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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Board approves the ‘Guaranteed Maximum Price’ of Suntrust ...
MARIETTA — The Guaranteed Maximum Price to build the Braves new SunTrust Park has been set at $462.2 million, and the...
12:33 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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County employees to see second gym: Fitness center to be b...
MARIETTA — County employees are getting a second fitness center following a 4-1 vote by the Cobb Board of Commissione...
12:30 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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Civil War trench to be preserved in planned senior communi...
MARIETTA — A recently discovered Civil War trench will be preserved as the centerpiece of a park in a planned senior ...
12:29 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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‘It’s pretty amazing’: Marietta’s 2016 Teacher of the Year...
Marietta’s 2016 Teacher of the Year said her students are what drives her to continue teaching and improving herself....
12:28 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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