SMYRNA – In a tour of Cobb County’s military and research complex at Dobbins Air Reserve Base on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Georgia, touted Democratic infrastructure plans as a boon for job creation in his home state.
Former President Donald Trump told a radio show Tuesday that former University of Georgia great Herschel Walker will run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Raphael Warnock.
President Biden on Sunday ordered precision airstrikes against facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups in the Iraq-Syria border region, the U.S. Department of Defense said in a statement. The targets were facilities that Iran-backed militias were using to engage in drone attacks against U.S. personnel and facilities in Iraq, the DOD said. They targeted operational and weapons storage ...
ATLANTA – The Justice Department sued the state of Georgia Friday over passage of an election reform law it claims violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act by intentionally discriminating against Black voters. The Republican-controlled General Assembly passed the controversial legislation in March, voting along party lines, and Gov. Brian Kemp signed it into law that […]
MARIETTA — As 13-year-old Kennedy Coleman stood in line to receive her first COVID-19 vaccine at Marietta High School on Thursday morning, she admitted she was a little nervous.
Thirteen Cobb students were named as college-sponsored National Merit Scholars this week and will receive between $500 and $2,000 annually from the school they plan to attend.
MARIETTA — Between bites of lamb chops and chicken pot pie, former U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler and a small group of Cobb County Republicans mulled how the GOP can dominate again in Georgia at the Marietta Diner on Friday.
President Joe Biden passed through Dobbins Air Reserve Base on Thursday as he concluded a trip to metro Atlanta, where he highlighted Georgia’s pivotal role in securing his election and easing passage of his legislative priorities.
MINNEAPOLIS — Jurors convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday of all the counts filed against him — second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter — in the killing of George Floyd, who died after being pinned under Chauvin’s…
Georgia’s controversial new voting laws took center stage April 20 at a U.S. Senate hearing where majority Democrats blasted changes in state voting rules as a revival of the Jim Crow era of segregation.
Georgia has paused distribution of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as part of a nationwide halt after reports of blot clots in six people in the U.S. who had received the shot.
CUMBERLAND — If Gov. Brian Kemp is still fuming over the MLB’s decision to pull the 2021 All-Star Game from Cobb County, it hardly showed at his address to the Cobb Chamber of Commerce Monday.
When Major League Baseball pulled the All-Star Game from Georgia to protest the state’s overhaul of its election laws, talking heads wondered: where would they take it? Which state’s elections laws did MLB find acceptable?
After several mass shootings on his watch, President Biden has announced his administration’s first steps toward greater gun regulation, declaring that “progress, even on this most difficult of issues, is possible.”
ATLANTA — President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan would provide an overdue fix to deteriorating highways while ramping up investment in modern transit including high-speed rail, three members of Georgia’s congressional delegation said April 7.
As news of the MLB’s decision to relocate the 2021 All-Star Game from Cobb County spread Friday afternoon, local leaders and elected officials shared their reactions, ranging from disappointment to fury.