A man with Atlanta ties arrested after the U.S. Capitol riots in Washington for making a death threat toward House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also was banned from the local private school he attended.
KENNESAW — The Northwest Cobb Area Council honored three women with the 2020 Acworth, Kennesaw, and West Cobb Citizen of the Year awards Wednesday.
ACWORTH — Despite the chill in the air, Mayor Tommy Allegood could hardly contain his enthusiasm as he kicked off the grand opening of Doyal Hill Park in downtown Acworth.
ACWORTH — Betsy Brown was baptized in Acworth Christian Church. As a young woman, she played the piano for its congregation on Sunday mornings. And 54 years ago, she married her husband there. So for Brown, the restoration of the 119-year-old church is as deeply personal as it is important t…
“What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving,” Erma Bombeck quipped.
ACWORTH — Students in manufacturing programs at Chattahoochee Technical College will have access to an expanded working space in early 2022.
With help from their parents, two metro Atlanta children have taken the initiative to raise money for Nicholas House, an Atlanta homeless shelter for youths and families.
ACWORTH — Ivanka Trump threw pizza dough with pizza makers Tuesday before sitting down for an interview with U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia.
As of midnight, Democrat Monique Sheffield and Republican Fitz Johnson led in their races to succeed outgoing members of Cobb County’s governing board.
A few dozen people met with families and friends to play in the water or lay out in the sun at Lake Acworth Beach in Cauble Park in Acworth. Children buried siblings and parents in the sand, and some families swam or went kayaking together.
A vehicle carrying two young children was fired upon after a road rage incident in Acworth, according to Cobb County police, who have arrested a suspect on felony aggravated assault charges.
Cobb cities are hoping the county will share some of its $132 million federal government payout for the coronavirus pandemic, while also turning to the state and other funding sources for help.
Despite Gov. Brian Kemp allowing cinemas to reopen Monday under new guidelines, it appears no movie theater popcorn is being buttered in Cobb County just yet.
Cobb city leaders are urging residents to stay safe while supporting local businesses and services as they begin to reopen in accordance with new state guidelines.
Cobb city leaders are tightening budgets, freezing new hires, delaying pay raises and bracing themselves for major revenue losses as the local impact from the coronavirus pandemic starts to become apparent.
Below is a list of public events that have been canceled amid concerns about the new coronavirus and the chance of it spreading at large gatherings. This list will be updated as cancellations come.
Almost half of Cobb County residents have been counted in the 2020 census to date, making Cobb one of the fastest-responding counties in the metro Atlanta area and the state.
A Snellville man is behind bars after police say he entered an Acworth home uninvited and fought with the resident, as well as police officers.
A recidivist purse-snatcher who preys on old women as they shop for groceries is on the run, according to Acworth police who say they tried to arrest the suspect at a Walmart on Thursday.
Another two aircraft carrying cruise ship passengers arrived at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta early Friday morning, where almost 500 people are now in quarantine, as the state confirmed 42 people in Georgia have COVID-19.
Another load of cruise ship passengers started its 14-day quarantine at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta Thursday morning, as the number of confirmed and presumed COVID-19 cases in Cobb County rose to eight.
More presumed cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Cobb County, bringing to six the number of Cobb residents thought to have the virus, as of the latest update by the state.
ACWORTH — A gem in Cobb County’s crown that tends to get forgotten was showcased to the public Saturday afternoon through an archery and mountain biking event put on by Cobb Commissioner Keli Gambrill.
An Acworth man accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl in Cobb County is also subject to a no-contact order for a girl in North Carolina, the MDJ has learned.
An Acworth man spent the past five months pretending to be a 16-year-old so he could have a sexual online relationship with a 14-year-old girl, police say.
Cobb Landmarks, a nonprofit based in Marietta and the county’s voice for preservation, is keeping an eye on a list of historic and significant sites across the county, and will soon ask the public to help add more to that list.
Acworth police say they used Tasers multiple times against a man accused of driving a stolen car at high speed, who reportedly struck seven different vehicles before being found with cocaine, heroin and a stolen gun.
The Roswell Police Department joined teams from all over the state to plunge into Lake Acworth's frigid waters Feb. 24. for Special Olympics Georgia's Polar Plunge.
A young Acworth man was seriously injured when ejected from his motorcycle during a vehicle collision in the northwest Cobb city on Wednesday, according to police.
ACWORTH — Jeff Farris and his dog Annie took shelter under a pavilion at Cauble Park as rain fell over Lake Acworth, just feet away, on Tuesday afternoon.
An Acworth woman accused of leaving her pet dog in her car for over four hours outside a Target store in the middle of summer has been indicted by a grand jury on a felony charge of aggravated cruelty to animals.
ACWORTH — In looking to the city’s future, Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood reminded residents of its past during his State of the City Address on Thursday, declaring 2020 a celebration of Acworth’s 10th anniversary of winning an All-America City Award from the National Civic League.
Acworth police busted an illegal drug dealing operation when they pulled over a Maserati on Cherokee Street, finding the driver in possession of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana and pills, officers claim.
An Acworth man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for violent sexual acts he filmed against a woman he met on a dating app, the Cobb District Attorney’s office says.
AS OLD MAN '19 gave way to Baby New Year, we asked a medley of Cobb Countians what their New Year's resolutions were for 2020. Here are their answers:
A man who headbutted a woman in the face and clawed her in the eye, according to Cobb police, is behind bars facing three charges in relation to the incident, records show.
Football fever is running high in Cobb County with three local high school teams playing state championship semifinals Friday, for which fans’ excitement is building.