She got a heart in the mail and she feels great!: ...
by Hilary Butschek
04:00 AM, Sunday, April 19
A 5-year-old Marietta girl doesn’t have the heart she was born with because the one inside her chest was sent to her in the mail — at least that’s how she understands it. Now more than a year after her heart transplant, if you ask Mya Gahan how sh...

Latest Headlines

Volunteer rallies gifts for boys in foster care
In the season of giving, one woman worked overtime to check off all the items listed as Christmas wants and needs for...
12:00 AM, Sunday, December 28
full story
Judge Bodiford retires, now a senior judge
MARIETTA — Jim Bodiford has presided over several high-profile cases during his 20 years as a Cobb Superior Court jud...
04:00 AM, Saturday, December 27
full story
New home building down by 13 percent
MARIETTA — Housing starts in Cobb continue to trail last year’s numbers, and one local real estate agent says the low...
04:00 AM, Saturday, December 27
full story
Rep. Teasley trying to pass religious liberty bill again
MARIETTA — A controversial “religious liberty” bill in the Georgia General Assembly this year drew state lawmakers in...
04:00 AM, Saturday, December 27
full story
KSU Music Department to host von Grey concert
Kennesaw — On Jan. 8 at 8 p.m., the Kennesaw State University Department of Music will have the Proctor Scholarship C...
11:24 PM, Friday, December 26
full story
Local Civil War historian to have lectures, signing
ACWORTH — Civil War historian Michael K. Shaffer of Kennesaw will have two lecture events in January. ♦ On Jan. 6, at...
11:23 PM, Friday, December 26
full story
The joy of the season: Christmas at the O’ Dells
It was dark and chilly outside at 7 a.m. on Christmas morning. The lights twinkled inside while the O’Dell family got...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 26
full story
Shreiner Academy closing after 34 years
After 34 years of operation in Marietta, Shreiner Academy is closing its doors due to a combination of low enrollment...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 26
full story
New chair’s objective: Get more Democrats elected
MARIETTA — After four years under the leadership of Melissa Pike, the Cobb Democratic Party has a new chairwoman. Dia...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 26
full story
Angelucci stepping down as chair, looks to future
MARIETTA — Kathleen Angelucci steps down as the chairwoman of the Cobb Board of Education having restored a 2 percent...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 26
full story
Cherokee teacher arrested on marijuana possession charges
A Teasley Middle School social studies teacher and her husband were arrested Tuesday and charged with several offense...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 26
full story
Realtor anticipates fewer foreclosed homes in 2015
KENNESAW — With a shrinking inventory of both foreclosures and available homes on the market, the outgoing president ...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 26
full story
Ball Ground man inducted into Santa Hall of Fame
Now that Mr. Claus has finished delivering all the toys to the good boys and girls, he’s celebrating the achievement ...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 26
full story
Going with the flow: Water Authority approves more than $2...
MARIETTA — Cobb County is expected to see about $300 million in upgrades to its water system over the next five years...
12:00 AM, Friday, December 26
full story
Art imitates life: Grandson of Marietta war hero plays his...
MARIETTA — The movie “Unbroken,” released in theaters today, features a man playing the role of his grandfather, a Wo...
04:00 AM, Thursday, December 25
full story

Popular Stories

Harrison ranked as best girls soccer team in the nation by Carlton D. White
cwhite@mdjonline.com

Recent Comments

« Bill Gordon wrote on Sunday, Apr 19 at 05:27 PM »
« human decency wrote on Sunday, Apr 19 at 11:57 AM »
« Retiree1 wrote on Sunday, Apr 19 at 11:47 AM »
« From Mars wrote on Sunday, Apr 19 at 11:43 AM »