The arrest in an alleged kickback scheme in Florida has heightened questions raised by a parent watchdog group over recent big-ticket purchases made by the Cobb County School District.
KENNESAW — In the 1800s, an enslaved man in Virginia named William Harvey Carney fled his captor, taking the Underground Railroad to Massachusetts. He found work on a whaling ship, but eventually returned south — this time, as a member of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment during the C…
Choices for dining are increasing in Cobb County with three new restaurants opening soon: an eatery on Marietta Square, a gastropub in Austell and a Neapolitan-style pizzeria in Kennesaw.
KENNESAW — Steve Miller’s watch shop at Town Center Mall, It’s About Time, has gone weeks at a time recently without making a sale. Foot traffic has dried up and businesses are hurting. But he was counting on an uptick in business for Valentine’s Day to turn things around.
As the Georgia General Assembly proceeds through the 2021 legislative session, marquee issues such as voting laws and the state budget are expected to dominate the debate under the Gold Dome. But state Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick, R-east Cobb, is working on some unfinished business from last year’s…
Cobb’s Cumberland and Town Center community improvement districts relaunched their bike share programs earlier this month, with an eye on eventually offering a regional program “with additional community partners.”
As thousands of Cobb Countians prepare for an unprecedented holiday season, many are still trying to enjoy the beloved traditions that they associate with the holidays.
KENNESAW — Black Friday saw fewer shoppers in-person than normal at Cobb County malls, due to the coronavirus pandemic and more people buying gifts online this season.
“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.
Arrest warrants issued in connection with a shooting in Kennesaw shed new light on the altercation that ended with the death of 23-year-old Severe Blake.
After cutting his teeth at restaurants in Naples, Miami and Atlanta, “pizzaiolo” Massimo Andreozzi will soon open his own pizzeria Napoletana in downtown Kennesaw.
Andrew Qualley was among the Union soldiers who fought in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain and survived. A little over a century later, the same battlefield is nearly in his granddaughter’s backyard.
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.