When Cobb County residents hit rock bottom, the Extension offers them help getting back up.
MARIETTA — Greater Community Church of God in Christ will highlight its College and Career Ministry, also known as “the Bridge,” with a special program on Sunday, Aug. 25, at its 8 and 11 a.m. services. The speaker for 8 a.m. will be Elder Joshua Rodgers and the 11 a.m. speaker will be Elder…
The American Legion Post 29 in Marietta recently donated $105,000 from the proceeds of the 5th annual Veterans Memorial 5K and Military Appreciation Celebration to three veterans charities at its August meeting.
A Marietta High School student lost two fingertips on her left hand and is being treated at a local hospital after her fingers were closed in a bathroom stall door, according to school district officials.
MARIETTA — What apparently began as a friendly prank ended with police evacuating six buildings, shutting down three roads, deploying a bomb-detecting robot and arresting a 70-year-old east Cobb man in front of the MDJ’s Marietta offices Wednesday.
When the Marietta Blue Devils take on the Rome High School Wolves at the Corky Kell Classic on Thursday, more than just bragging rights will be on the line for the two cities’ mayors.
The Stonehaven School, a private Christian school in Marietta, received the county’s blessing Tuesday to begin building a permanent home on Old Concord Road by August 2020 in time for its first freshman class.
A New Orleans man has been indicted by a Cobb County Superior Court grand jury on murder and other charges relating to a Cobb woman’s death. He remains in the Cobb jail without bond.
A Marietta man has been arrested and charged with murder in relation to the death of 17-year-old Marietta High School student Jalante Brown, who was fatally shot just after 1 a.m. on July 4 at an apartment complex in the city.
Cobb School District Police will follow the lead of Cobb County Police and halt arrests of students carrying misdemeanor amounts of marijuana, Chief Ron Storey told the MDJ.
If you or someone you know has a lawn, parks a car or eats from a food truck in Marietta, you’ll want to know about what the City Council did at its meeting last Wednesday.
MARIETTA — For just over 56 years, members of the Robinson family have welcomed customers into their Cobb County coin shop, but the business is changing hands this month for the very first time.
MARIETTA — First Presbyterian Church of Marietta’s newest pastor took an unusual path to the pulpit.
A 40-year effort to raise money for children and families in need continues in Marietta this weekend with the Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church’s biannual consignment sale.
A Marietta man faces a felony charge after police say he took a shortcut through Sprayberry High School while drunk, carrying a knife, a loaded handgun and a bottle of whiskey Friday afternoon while students were on campus.
A 56-year-old man has been living in the attic and basement of a Marietta church deemed uninhabitable by code enforcement because the property owner felt sorry for him, police say.
Marietta is set to continue cooperating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement through a program that aims to prevent the hiring or continued employment of those in the country illegally.
A Marietta teenager is in the Cobb County jail without bond on three felony charges after police say he sexually molested a 9-year-old boy earlier this year.
Free public training on how to best handle an active shooter situation is being hosted by the Marietta police and fire departments in conjunction with WellStar Kennestone Hospital’s trauma center this week.
Despite a legal battle still pending between an existing and potentially incoming Marietta Square restaurant, crews on Monday were working on what is set to be the site of the new eating establishment. Details on the latter remain scarce, with one owner declining to provide particulars on an…
A Marietta man’s 2016 murder has been resolved in court, with the accused pleading guilty to murder and other charges less than two weeks after being reindicted in the case.
If you’ve driven past the William Root House on North Marietta Parkway near the Marietta Square Market recently, you’ve probably noticed some modern-day construction equipment around the circa 1845 Marietta home.
Villa Flora, a 7,330-square-foot home in Marietta that hosted Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and Arnold Palmer among its prominent guests over the decades, will be sold in an online auction that ends August 15.
Marietta attorney Lance LoRusso, general counsel for the Georgia Fraternal Order of Police, has created a nonprofit foundation in Cobb County that he said aims to help first responders and their families in need, as well as fill gaps in the needs of public safety offices.
A $58.1 million road widening and bridge replacement project in Acworth could get underway in the coming weeks and has an expected completion date in 2022.
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Marietta has released the first list of projects that could be included in a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, or SPLOST, on the 2020 ballot. Officials are preparing to take the list of potential projects with a combined price tag of over $175 million and whittle it down to fit an anti…
MARIETTA — Greater Community Church of God in Christ is sponsoring several events next weekend in support of the health and wellbeing of the community. The church is calling this effort “Wellness Weekend.”
Marietta Councilman Reggie Copeland has seven more weeks until his court arraignment on three misdemeanor charges of obstructing police in relation to a car collision he was involved in earlier this year.
A Marietta woman is in the Cobb County jail charged with felony criminal damage after police say she smashed a car with a brick Saturday morning, breaking off both side mirrors.
MARIETTA — About 9,000 students in Marietta and nearly 112,000 in Cobb County completed their first day of school for the 2019-20 school year Thursday, and educators say the day went off virtually without a hitch.
MARIETTA — The tradition lives on. Marietta Blue Devils rolled up to campus for their first day of school on Thursday to find it, well, rolled.
Marietta florist Mike Whittle is revamping the security at his store near the city’s Square after he says a man walked in and stole $168 cash from the register Monday.
A $2,000 cash reward is being offered by Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta for information that leads to the identification of suspects in the murder of 17-year-old Marietta High School sophomore Jalante Brown, who was shot dead just after 1 a.m. on July 4 at an apartment complex at 1333 Penny …