Ahead of the curve: Cobb is first in state to send...
by Jon Gargis
11:01 PM, Wednesday, February 10
MARIETTA — An estimated 8,200 teachers, media specialists and administrators in the Cobb School District were expected Wednesday to start receiving their employment contracts for the 2016-17 school year, likely making them the first in the state t...

Latest Headlines

Appeal denied for 72-year-old on death row for Cobb murder
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from the oldest inmate on Georgia’s death row. The j...
12:00 AM, Tuesday, October 06
full story
Atlanta woman to serve 20 years over robbery
MARIETTA — An Atlanta woman will serve 20 years in prison after being convicted of beating and robbing a man she met ...
12:00 AM, Tuesday, October 06
full story
Vigil on Marietta Square honors the victims of domestic vi...
MARIETTA — The YWCA of Northwest Georgia held a vigil Friday in Glover Park in remembrance of lives lost to domestic ...
12:00 AM, Tuesday, October 06
full story
Georgia Supreme Court upholds 2 life sentences in Cobb mur...
The Georgia Supreme Court upheld life sentences for Cobb natives Jarvis Butts, who was convicted in connection with a...
12:00 AM, Tuesday, October 06
full story
Police investigate Subway armed robbery
Cobb police are investigating an armed robbery of a Subway restaurant on Bells Ferry Road in Kennesaw that took place...
12:00 AM, Tuesday, October 06
full story
Life sentence upheld for Cobb man who shot prostitute
ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the 2010 murder conviction and life sentence given to Dorville Thomas of P...
12:00 AM, Tuesday, October 06
full story
Flower show winners earn blue ribbons for green thumbs
MARIETTA — Karin Guzy spent her 1950s childhood learning from her mother and grandfather, who both had green thumbs, ...
12:21 AM, Monday, October 05
full story
Zion Baptist Church celebrates 150 years
MARIETTA — Zion Baptist Church celebrated its 150th anniversary on Sunday with sounds from the Morehouse College Glee...
12:20 AM, Monday, October 05
full story
Marietta opens new $3.8 million fitness center
MARIETTA — City residents now have a state-of-the-art fitness center at their disposal. The Custer Park Sports and Fi...
12:08 AM, Monday, October 05
full story
Walk the chalk: City prepares for annual Chalktoberfest ce...
MARIETTA — The city’s premier chalk art festival returns this weekend, bringing more than 50 artists, live music and ...
12:05 AM, Monday, October 05
full story
Upcoming events at Senior Wellness Center
The Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs Street in Marietta, will have the following events for seniors, ages ...
12:04 AM, Monday, October 05
full story
Kennesaw State University’s ‘Marketplace of Ideas’ to disc...
Peter Wood, author and president of the National Association of Scholars, will deliver the third in a series of “Mark...
12:02 AM, Monday, October 05
full story
Ross Memorial celebrates 50 years
KENNESAW — Ross Memorial, which operates a 100-bed long-term care and short-term rehab facility, celebrated its 50th ...
12:00 AM, Monday, October 05
full story
‘More than just looking at it on paper’: SunTrust Park pro...
CUMBERLAND — Recent progress being made on the new Atlanta Braves stadium under construction will allow passers-by to...
12:16 AM, Sunday, October 04
full story
Report: Barriers to university for immigrants cost Georgia...
A report released Tuesday by an Atlanta-based nonprofit says Georgia laws preventing young immigrants from paying in-...
12:13 AM, Sunday, October 04
full story

Popular Stories

Fellow recruit’s advice leads to Simmons’ flip from Alabama to Georgia by Carlton D. White
cwhite@mdjonline.com

Recent Comments

« Part of bridge deal wrote on Wednesday, Feb 10 at 09:12 AM »
« anonymous wrote on Tuesday, Feb 09 at 11:47 PM »
« News vs reporting wrote on Tuesday, Feb 09 at 08:02 PM »
« Cobb Schools Fan wrote on Tuesday, Feb 09 at 07:55 PM »