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.
A $7 million trail extension project in Kennesaw allowing safer passage for pedestrians and cyclists across Cobb Parkway is one of several concepts Cobb County commissioners will consider for funding by the Atlanta Regional Council.
A Kennesaw man doused his paralyzed wife in lighter fluid and roach spray in an attempt to set her on fire during a domestic dispute, police say.
The Kennesaw Police Department is asking home and business owners within the city to improve public safety by registering their personal security cameras and alarms under a new initiative.
KENNESAW — Nancy Maxwell has lived in Acworth her entire life, nearly nine decades, and some Cobb County Library System staff say she’s one of the first patrons of the Acworth Library.
At the first public hearing this week, Kennesaw’s Finance Director Gina Auld presented the city’s proposed $24.4 million general fund budget for fiscal 2020, a 5% increase from last year.
A young Kennesaw mother is in jail accused of child cruelty and reckless conduct after police say she was passed out drunk in bed while her four-year-old son wandered two blocks from home while barefoot in 95-degree weather.
Jorge Torres sat near the Cobblestone Golf Course putting green with his service dog, Ruey, waiting his turn for one-on-one time with a golf pro.
KENNESAW — Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue applied for, and received, a grant from the ASPCA specifically for helping special needs animals. This grant program is called Lil BUB’s Big FUND and was created thanks to the “most famous cat in the world,” Lil’ BUB, who was discovered as the runt of a …
Ellen Scott Long, 58, of Kennesaw, GA died July 05, 2019. Service will be held at 3:00 PM, on July 20, 2019 at First United Methodist Church, Marietta, GA. Arrangements by Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home.
Author Mark Hughes will sign copies of his new book, “Confederate Soldiers in the American Civil War,” at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The book offers a complete guide for Civil War history enthusiasts of all ages. The event will take place Sunday, July 21 at 1 p.m.
The Atlanta Blaze launched as an expansion franchise in the Major Lacrosse League (MLL) in 2016 and held its home contests at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw through its first three seasons.
The Atlanta Blaze launched as an expansion franchise in the Major Lacrosse League (MLL) in 2016 and held its home games at Kennesaw State University’s Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw through its first three seasons.
James Gregory Rooks, 67, of Miami, FL died June 25, 2019. Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on July 21, 2019 at Christ Episcopal Church, Kennesaw, GA. Arrangements by Southern Cremations at Cheatham Hill.
KENNESAW — The Metro Reentry Program was established to give offenders who will be transitioning back into society the skills they need to succeed. The Metro Reentry Facility that opened last August provides opportunities for simultaneous participation in academic and vocational education pr…
Darel A. Traylor, 88, of Kennesaw, GA died June 22, 2019. Service will be held at 1:00pm, on July 5, 2019 at Georgia National Cemetery. Arrangements by Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home.
Nearly three years after ITT Technical Institute permanently closed all its campuses, including its Kennesaw location, about 500 of its students from across Georgia are set to get more than $4.1 million in debt relief.
Dorothy Dot Conner, 75, of Kennesaw, GA died June 19, 2019. Service will be held at 12:00 pm, on June 23, 2019 at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home. Arrangements by Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home.
Robert M. (Bob) Jacobs of Acworth, Georgia, born September 28th,1934, passed peacefully after illness on June 12, 2019. Bob is survived by his wife, Annamarie Keegan Jacobs and son Thomas (TJ) Jacobs and his wife Jennifer (Hice).
On May 30, North Cobb Civitan Club members toured Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia (Devereux Georgia), located in Kennesaw, and presented a check for $1,500 to support the organization’s mission.
Bartow County's sheriff has identified a White resident and an estranged married couple as the three victims of an apparent murder-suicide Saturday, June 1.
Sara Bozeman Frey, 102, of Kennesaw, GA died April 22, 2019. Service will be held at 1pm, on May 30, 2019 at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home.
Candice Fletcher Worley, 55, of Unicoi, TN (and former Kennesaw resident) passed into eternal glory on Sunday, May 26th, 2019. Born on March 24th, 1964 in Richmond, VA to Aubrey and Ellen Harlow Fletcher, she was married on April 21, 1990 to C. MacDonald "Mac" Worley, Jr of Kennesaw, GA. She…
Robert Daniel Betzel, 78, of Kennesaw, GA died May 21, 2019. Service will be held at 3:00, on May 28, 2019 at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home. Arrangements by Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home.
After a tension-filled discussion, council members and the attorney for the developer of the Kennesaw Crossing Shopping Center hashed out the details of the encumbered project prior to Kennesaw City Council approving $385,000 in economic incentives.
Randall Earnest Hunter, age 81 of Marietta, GA passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, in Kennesaw, GA. Mr. Hunter was born September 22, 1937, in Blue Ridge, GA to the late Lloyd Hunter and the late Ella Hunter. A member and Deacon of Gospel Light Methodist Church in Marietta, GA. Mr. Hunter also…