Greater Community Church of God in Christ, located at 406 Roswell Street in Marietta, is sponsoring a Virtual Community Health Fair this weekend. The theme for the event is “Serving God in Spite of …” based on a scripture text in I Thessalonians 5:18.
MARIETTA — The Horace Orr Post 29 of the American Legion and Coca Cola United recently teamed up to supply the Georgia National Guard in Marietta with water and assorted Coke products for the Guard’s ongoing recruitment and retention project.
Seventy-five years ago, just minutes past midnight on July 30, two torpedoes launched from the Imperial Japanese submarine I-58 near the Philippines sped through the dark waters of the Pacific and struck the USS Indianapolis.
Marietta City Council voted Tuesday in a special session to enter into an agreement with Cobb County to receive more than $3 million in federal money to combat the coronavirus.
The Marietta school board will hold a special called meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday via Zoom to adopt the school district’s budget after a public hearing.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s public college and university presidents are fully onboard with plans to open campuses to in-person instruction during the upcoming fall semester.
ATLANTA — While some school districts across Georgia have announced plans to start school next month with online instruction only, U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia, is introducing legislation aimed at helping schools reopen safely.
In a special-called board meeting scheduled for Friday morning, Marietta City Schools Superintendent Grant Rivera will recommend starting the school year virtually.
Private school teacher Kimberly Wakefield of Marietta was among those who turned out to meet U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler during her stop at the Cobb GOP headquarters on Monday.
Northside Hospital in Sandy Springs and Atlanta Blood Services are in dire need of recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma for COVID-19 treatment.
MARIETTA — Marietta and Cobb County officials marked the Fourth of July weekend early with a series of awards in a virtual event from the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre on Thursday.
This week state Sen. Lindsey Tippins, R-west Cobb, made known his displeasure with Cobb Democrats in the Georgia House who blocked a 4% raise for Sheriff Neil Warren and his top commanders.
Students will have the option of attending Marietta City Schools either in-person or virtually in the 2020-21 school year, Superintendent Grant Rivera announced Thursday.
MARIETTA — Hundreds of marchers of all races and ages gathered at the Cobb NAACP office on Roswell Street in Marietta on Friday afternoon and made the nearly mile-long march to Marietta Square in recognition of Juneteenth.
The Marietta school board this week approved a $3.5 million renovation of the Lemon Street Grammar School and a spending resolution allowing one month’s spending as Georgia lawmakers continue to work on a statewide budget.
MARIETTA — Marietta is the latest city in Cobb County to pass a resolution against racism in response to the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Ahmaud Arbery near Brunswick.
Marietta’s proposed budget for next fiscal year includes slightly lower property taxes and does not reduce city services despite projected revenue losses, according to city officials.
Like a bad penny, the Goldstein Gap was back in the news this week after Councilman Johnny Walker complained about the state of the Marietta Square lot owned by former Councilman Philip Goldstein.
Despite considering a scaled-down, socially distanced parade celebrating the Fourth of July, Marietta will cancel all events scheduled for the holiday, the city announced Wednesday.
MARIETTA - Nursing home residents at Signature HealthCARE at Marietta received a welcome visit outside their windows from people waving, dancing and showing signs with words of encouragement.
MARIETTA — Thousands of people from Cobb County and surrounding areas lined up on Powder Springs Street on Saturday to get fresh produce from Georgia farmers via drive-thru at Al Bishop Park near Marietta.
Cobb authorities have charged a Roswell man in relation to a fatal crash in east Cobb on Feb. 23, accusing the suspect of driving recklessly and at high speeds while drunk, causing the death of a 91-year-old Marietta man.
Marietta City Schools says its students will still be able to receive free meals at one of 19 locations in the county and one in Atlanta through the summer months.
Almost $400,000 in federal funding is being channeled towards support for Cobb’s victims of elder abuse, the county district attorney’s office announced Thursday.
Community donations and county government staff are ensuring no Cobb senior has to risk their health for food during the coronavirus pandemic, with regular drive-thru produce giveaways being staged for those 60 and older.
Marietta is considering whether to hold a scaled-back 4th of July parade to boost residents’ morale, thank first responders and medical workers, celebrate graduating seniors and help bring some life back to the city.
Widely liked and respected Cobb businessman and community leader Chet Austin, who for decades helped run and develop Marietta’s Tip Top Poultry, the Wellstar Health System and Kennesaw State University, will be sorely missed and fondly remembered for his generosity, love and selfless commitm…
A Smyrna woman is accused by Cobb police of hitting a pedestrian while driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, then failing to stop and render aid at the scene.
A young Paulding County woman is in the Cobb County jail without bond facing felony murder and aggravated assault charges, accused by police of intentionally rear-ending another vehicle at a west Marietta intersection Monday night, causing the driver’s death.
Necessity is the mother of invention: The popularity of farmers markets is reminiscent of the old days when farmers packed their wagons and toted their wares into town to sell to the city folks. The renaissance of these events may have been peaking when the pandemic hit, shutting down bargai…
Cobb authorities have taken six dogs from a Marietta home while investigating whether the animals were forced to fight, which is illegal, according to local law enforcement records.
Marietta City Schools has received a $10,000 state grant to supplement summer learning and partner with Kennesaw State University for tutoring services, according to Superintendent Grant Rivera.
Marietta police found a large amount of illegal drugs and cash in the trunk of a car after pulling the driver over for a minor traffic violation, records show.
A 23-year-old Marietta woman is behind bars after police accused her of belting two children across the face and body, forcing them to stay in an ice bath and submerging one under water during a late-night domestic violence incident.
The Marietta school board is expected to approve a delay in the construction of its new central office on Tuesday, after unrelated revenue shortfalls prompted Superintendent Grant Rivera prepare for reallocation of money to other projects, if needed.
Decks and More, a Marietta-based remodeling company, recently won five awards from the North American Deck and Railing Association and two other National Contractor of the Year (CotY) honors from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. One of the homes lauded is a Buckhead house…
MARIETTA — A single-family neighborhood off Cobb Parkway may soon have a new set of neighbors living in townhomes next to their subdivision, despite some opposition from nearby residents.
MARIETTA -- Worshipers at First United Methodist Church of Marietta saw some of their pastors and church staff for the first time in months Sunday through their car windows, at a special sacrament offered via drive-thru.