MARIETTA — John Falk, 70, can be found most mornings directing traffic around Marietta Middle School when the school is open for classes. As an employee of the Marietta Police Department, he writes police incident reports, takes photos and other evidence at crime scenes and helps reroute tra…
As of midnight, Democrat Monique Sheffield and Republican Fitz Johnson led in their races to succeed outgoing members of Cobb County’s governing board.
KENNESAW — The Grey Muzzle Organization announced that Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue & Adoption in Kennesaw was selected to receive a grant to support local senior dogs.
ATLANTA — Both environmental groups and businesses are hailing congressional passage this week of legislation aimed at preserving the scenic beauty of America’s public parklands into perpetuity.
One of the more extraordinary things seen in a week of extraordinary things occurred on Sunday in Kennesaw when more than 100 protesters, outraged by police misconduct, marched from Kennesaw State University to the city of Kennesaw.
MARIETTA — Protesters responding to the recent death of George Floyd in Minneapolis expressed their anger, grief and anxiety about police brutality at peaceful events in Kennesaw and Marietta on Sunday.
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.
Major retailer J.C. Penney is expected to announce in coming weeks whether it will close its only Cobb County store, in Kennesaw, as part of its bankruptcy and restructuring process.
A man was lured to a Kennesaw address under the guise of sex with a woman he met on Snapchat. The male victim was then robbed at gunpoint by the woman’s boyfriend and another man, warrants show.
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.
A $4,000 Shih Tzu puppy was stolen from Petland Kennesaw, according to Cobb County police, who have obtained an arrest warrant for an Austell woman they say is responsible.
An Atlanta man is dead and several others are injured after a crash on Interstate 75 at Barrett Parkway in Kennesaw Thursday morning, according to police.
KENNESAW — Hundreds more Cobb County residents can and should be getting tested for COVID-19 than the current daily number, according to staff at a Kennesaw State University testing site.
ATLANTA — It was open season on former U.S. Rep. Karen Handel on Monday when four Republican opponents who have never held public office teed off on her in an hourlong debate streamed by Georgia Public Broadcasting.
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 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.
Planned improvements for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists along the Chastain Road corridor in Kennesaw will, if implemented, make it the first “smart corridor” in Cobb County, the Town Center Community Improvement District says.
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.
Two local restaurants — The Poké Company in Marietta and Honeysuckle Biscuits & Bakery in Kennesaw — recently handed out meals to those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
A new counseling clinic jointly operated by the Cobb District Attorney's office and Kennesaw State University will suspend in-person therapy sessions because of the coronavirus, DA Joyette Holmes' office announced Thursday.
All land use matters in Kennesaw that require a public hearing have been stayed for the duration of the city's declared emergency, the city announced on its website.
Kennesaw will not be ordering businesses to close their doors despite declaring a state of emergency in response to the spread of the coronavirus Thursday.
Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling said the city had taken "unprecedented steps to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19" in a video uploaded to Facebook on Wednesday.
An 85-year-old man was struck and killed while crossing an intersection by Kennesaw State University Wednesday morning, according to the Cobb County Police Department.
Federal agents have arrested and charged six Cobb County residents accused of being involved in a large-scale fraud and money laundering operation that duped victims out of more than $30 million.
Based on guidance and information from the Center for Disease Control and the Georgia Department of Public Health and out of an abundance of caution for the health of our staff and community, the City of Kennesaw has decided to suspend all public events and programs through April 10.
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.
Authorities have arrested three more suspects in the case of a violent armed robbery at a Kennesaw apartment complex, bringing the number of suspects jailed in the case to six.
State Rep. Matt Dollar, R-east Cobb, who has filed a bill that would create the city of East Cobb, spoke on the topic during the Cobb GOP’s monthly breakfast over the weekend. Dollar said the subject, while hopefully of interest to everyone, really only applied to a small portion of them. He…
The Christmas lights may have just come down in downtown Kennesaw, but city officials are already working on plans for this year’s Fourth of July celebration.
A Cobb family going through hard times is enjoying overwhelming support from the community, thanks to a local nonprofit’s fundraiser and the generosity of residents.
KENNESAW – Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue saved more lives in 2019 with 806 adoptions — up from 727 adoptions the previous year. Among the animals saved were many special needs dogs and cats, needing surgery and ongoing medical treatment. They also embarked on several rural rescue missions to sa…
A Kennesaw man set fire to a church on Christmas Day and is now in custody facing arson in the first degree and other charges, according to the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office.
A man is spending the holiday season in jail after Cobb police claimed to find him near a local university in possession of two guns and illegal drugs worth hundreds of dollars.
Members of Kennesaw’s gymnastics program will not get the facility they fought for in the new $10 million to $11 million recreation center, the City Council decided last week.
An intoxicated Kennesaw woman tried to bribe police after causing a car crash that broke her juvenile daughter’s collar bone, police say.
Coaches and parents from Kennesaw’s gymnastics program are going to the mats over a change in plans for the city’s new recreation center.
Three Cobb County residents are facing felony racketeering charges after police said they stole and used other people’s IDs, checks, check books, gift cards and credit cards in a scheme spanning several months in four states.
Travel could be delayed around Kennesaw this weekend when the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to close one lane at a time along 1.8 miles of Interstate 75 southbound between the exits for Chastain and Wade Green roads.