Chatterbox: Cobb ranks high on healthiest counties...
by MDJ staff
04:00 AM, Monday, March 30
Cobb was named the fourth healthiest county in the state, according to a study done by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a national philanthropy dedicated to health. In the 2015 rankings, Cobb was behind No. 1 Forsyth, No. 2 Gwinnett and No. 3 F...

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