An Austell man repeatedly punched his pregnant girlfriend in the face and held her at knifepoint while threatening to kill her if she called the police or tried to leave the house, officers say.
Author, gospel vocalist and 2019 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award recipient James C. Birdsong Jr. will receive the Georgia Outstanding Citizen Award by Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger.
The 16-year-old driver of a stolen car is accused of killing his 17-year-old passenger in a three-car wreck following a police pursuit in south Cobb in July, police say.
AUSTELL — After three decades under one mayor, Austell is a hotbed of campaign activity as four candidates vie for the city’s top position, to be decided election night on Nov. 5.
A young man is dead and a woman is in the hospital after the vehicles they were driving collided at the Austell and Seayes roads intersection in Austell on Tuesday night, Cobb police say.
A 27-year-old Austell man is recovering from serious injuries after he collided with a Ford Explorer while speeding down Riverside Parkway on a motorcycle, police say.
The city of Austell will be switching its sanitation and recycling services, effective Oct. 1, after recent approval from the City Council.
An Austell man has spent the last two weeks behind bars after police say he violently beat his girlfriend at her apartment while a 1-year-old child and another juvenile were present.
A South Cobb High School student punched his teacher in the face after being asked if he had completed an assignment during class last Monday, police say.
A Powder Springs man is facing a felony theft charge after police claim he stole a container of priority mail from the United States Postal Service.
Cobb County police have publicly identified a passenger killed in a head-on collision on Mableton Parkway in south Cobb on Tuesday night.
Two women have been operating as unlicensed dentists in Austell for almost a decade, police say, and they’re urging patients to come forward as part of their criminal investigation.
One person is dead and a teenager is in a critical condition following a police pursuit in south Cobb on Tuesday night, officers say.
Campaign disclosures show there is already money in play for the 2020 race for Cobb chairman, with the incumbent trailing early ahead of a possible faceoff in next November’s general election.
AUSTELL — Mold, leaky roofs, rats and other issues continue to plague residents of three apartment complexes in Austell, despite the county government getting involved and the local courts hearing 84 code violations against the owners.
This month’s unanimous Georgia Supreme Court ruling greenlighting $35 million in revenue bonds for a new Kroger in east Cobb isn’t getting unanimous praise from local analysts.
Austell resident James C. Birdsong Jr., recipient of the 2019 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, will be the special guest on the Anointed Radio Network, a nationwide internet Gospel radio broadcast, June 12 at 10 p.m.
Henry Joe Martin, 68, of Austell, GA died May 07, 2019. Service will be held at 1:00PM, on May 15, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Church, Austell. Arrangements by Davis-Struempf Funeral Home and Crematory.
A Stone Mountain man was arrested and later released from the Cobb jail after police say he pointed a handgun at two women in another vehicle as he sped to see his wife in labor.
Jerry Reece of Villa Rica, Georgia passed away at the age of 69 on Sunday, April 28, 2019. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 2 o'clock at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Macland Chapel in Powder Springs with Rev. Johnny Foster officiating & speaker Daniel Casteel. Jerry is …
John Henry Barkwell, 91, of Austell, GA died April 22, 2019. Service will be held at 1:00 PM, on April 25, 2019 at Davis-Struempf Chapel. Arrangements by Davis-Struempf Funeral Home and Crematory.
Carol Jane Ray, age 80, of Dallas, Georgia passed away Friday, April 19, 2019. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, April 22, 2019 at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta. Interment will follow at Mozley Memorial Gardens in Lithia Springs. Born in Atco, GA, Mrs. R…
Austell resident James C. Birdsong, Jr., author of the inspirational memoir, “The Best is Yet to Come: A Testimony of One Young Man’s Redemption,” two-time Who’s Who in America listee and member of the famed Birdsong family, has been named as the recipient of the 2019 Albert Nelson Marquis L…
An unnamed suspect is in custody after shooting at a Cobb police officer late Monday night, according to Cobb police.
An 82-year-old Atlanta woman was killed in a wreck on C.H. James Parkway just outside Austell on Sunday afternoon, according to Cobb police.
Aliera Healthcare announced a new agreement with MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health — which has several locations in Cobb County.
A 66-year-old from Roaring River, North Carolina, was killed early Thursday morning while walking on Riverside Parkway near the Interstate 20 overpass, according to Cobb police.
Charles Larue Lockhart age 79, of Austell passed away March 16. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Brenda Lockhart; son, Scott ( Rhonda) Lockhart; granddaughter, Kirsten Lockhart; sisters-in-law, Nancy (Bobby) Hardy and Sue (Ronnie) Edwards, brother-in-law, Keith Price and many nieces a…
Kayla Hinton (Scott), age 56, of Austell passed away March 13, 2019. She is preceded in death by her father, Weyman Hinton. Surviving her is her mother, Shirley Hinton; children, Natalie Bennett, Delaney Bennett, Roderick Bennett, and Olivia Bennett; grandchild, Quinn Bennett; and siblings, …
An Austell man is in custody after allegedly shooting several people at an apartment complex in south Cobb earlier this month, according to an arrest warrant.
Police have arrested an Atlanta man they say hijacked a woman’s car at an Austell gas station across the street from the city’s police headquarters in December.
Raymond Meadows, 91, of Powder Springs, GA passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. A Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2 o'clock with Rev. Cindy Conner officiating at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Macland Chapel. Raymond is survived by his daughters, Vi…
EARLIER THIS WEEK, state Rep. David Wilkerson, D-Powder Springs, the new chairman of the Cobb Legislative Delegation, raised concerns about former Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds’ approach to gang prosecution, saying whoever Gov. Brian Kemp selects as his replacement needed to have a mor…
Jerry A. Landers, Sr. died on February 21, 2019. He was the son of the Rev. Alfred J. Landers and Vannie Landers, the second of five children. He grew up in south Cobb County as had at least six generations of Landers before him. He graduated from the Austell High School and went on to conti…
AUSTELL — In an address that highlighted some of her district’s crown jewels, Commissioner Lisa Cupid said improvements to aging developments and an emphasis on expanding transit are needed to improve her quadrant of the county.
Nell Reed Hanes, beloved wife and devoted mother, died at the age of 92 on Monday February 11, 2019. She was born November 5, 1926 to the parents of D.T. and Ozie Reed of Chestnut Mountain, Georgia.
Yvonne Scales Jones, 80, of Austell, GA died February 01, 2019. Services will be held at 2:00PM on February 3, 2019 at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church. Arrangements by Davis-Struempf Funeral Home and Crematory.
Elizabeth A. Henderson, 87, of Austell, GA died January 08, 2019. Services will be held at 2pm on January 11, 2019 at White Columns Chapel. Arrangements by White Columns Chapel and Cremations.
Josephine “Jo” Cash, 81, of Austell, GA died January 02, 2019. Services will be held at 3:00pm on January 5, 2019 at Boiling Springs Primitive Baptist Church. Arrangements by Bellamy Funeral Home.