Forecasts for freezing temperatures have prompted MUST Ministries to open shelters where those living outside can warm and feed themselves, according to Cobb County.
New laws aimed at tightening state control of companies using a toxic gas with links to cancer are to be introduced by State Rep. Erick Allen, D-Smyrna, for consideration in the 2020 legislative session.
A private cellphone sale turned into an armed robbery at an apartment complex in Marietta, police say, when the buyer turned a gun on the seller and fled with two iPhones he didn’t pay for.
U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, was keynote speaker at the Cobb GOP’s monthly breakfast over the weekend, where he explained why President Donald Trump did the right thing in his now famous phone call with the Ukrainians and why Democrats are using it as their latest reason du jour …
A Marietta man has been indicted on five criminal charges after police said he hijacked a woman’s Mercedes Benz at gunpoint, drove the $39,000 car through two red lights at 70 mph over the speed limit, crashed it into a tree and fled from police officers on foot.
Marietta City staff now have two draft lists of proposed projects for a 2022 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax to be voted on by residents next November: one for a five-year SPLOST and one for a six-year.
The Cobb school board is set to consider using eminent domain to pull 15 acres of land just south of Walton High School into its portfolio. School board members and district staff say the acreage will be used to rehouse the school’s displaced softball and tennis teams with the construction o…
A 55-year-old homeless man is in custody at the Cobb County jail on a felony robbery charge after police say he stole a sandwich out of another man’s hands at a QuikTrip in Marietta.
A couple of Marietta chiropractors have each been sentenced to federal prison for using their clinic to defraud a private insurance company and the Internal Revenue Service of over a million dollars.
A Marietta woman operating an unlicensed day care from her home was arrested after an 18-month-old boy lost consciousness while in her care, when a scarf was wrapped around his neck, police say.
A Marietta man has been indicted by a Cobb grand jury on malice and felony murder charges, as well as two other felonies, 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.
A man who strangled the mother of his child until she lost consciousness at her Marietta home has been convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison.
MARIETTA — Faith Kumi says when she met Mary Ansley Southerland as an eighth-grader, she would never have guessed she’d come out of her shell as much as she has.
Jim Puckett, mayor of Fitzgerald, Georgia, has told local reporters he’s planning to build a 62-foot tall chicken-shaped topiary, six feet taller than Marietta’s 56-foot Big Chicken.
A 28-year-old Marietta woman has been arrested on three felony counts of insurance fraud, having been the subject of a search by state authorities since Oct. 8.
Candidates for Powder Springs City Council went head to head Thursday night, taking on such issues as downtown and workforce development, infrastructure needs, trail construction and creation of a diverse tax base, to name a few.
A 28-year-old Marietta woman is wanted by state authorities for three counts of insurance fraud after police say she claimed $8,000 by altering medical receipts from three clinics.
A 42-year-old Marietta mother left her 10-year-old autistic son in their house littered with feces, drugs, syringes and weapons under the care of a 19-year-old “family friend,” police say.
Two teenage boys were whipped and beaten with a leather belt and a tree branch, causing lacerations and bruising, for which a Marietta man is now in custody, police say.
CUMBERLAND — Developers are planning to build a 155-unit senior housing complex on Powder Springs Road in southwest Marietta, on an empty 5.3-acre section beside a Bojangles’ restaurant.
A 34-year-old Marietta man has been indicted by a grand jury on nine charges after police said he drove over the speed limit on the wrong side of the road and hit another vehicle while fleeing arrest for drug dealing.
The Marietta school board is expected to consider extending Superintendent Grant Rivera’s contract out to 2022 on Tuesday. State law allows a superintendent’s contract to be extended to three years.
A 34-year-old, 430-pound Austell man sexually molested a 13-year-old girl in the back of his car while parked behind a small office block in Marietta, police say.
MARIETTA — Monday morning’s delivery of four massive engines to Lockheed Martin’s Aviation Wing in Marietta marked the beginning of the end of a more than 12-year passion project for Bill Paden, a retired Lockheed engineer.
A controversial planned town home development in Marietta, near the intersection of South Marietta Parkway and Lower Roswell Road, appears to have been abandoned by Traton Homes.
A man in Cobb jail accused of murdering his former business partner has been indicted by a grand jury on additional charges in relation to the case.
MARIETTA — A smart traffic signal network that Marietta was the first jurisdiction in the country to fully integrate is paying off big time, city staff say.
MARIETTA — Thursday afternoon the Marietta City Council agreed to allow MUST Ministries to locate facilities for the homeless 30 yards closer to surrounding homes than normally allowed.
Additional recalled poultry products using meat from Marietta-based Tip Top Poultry Inc. may have been served at grocery store deli counters across the country, according to a recent news release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
SMYRNA — A long list of distinguished Cobb and state leaders packed a Vinings Bank meeting room on Thursday to celebrate the accomplishments of a Georgia football legend.
A 29-year-old Marietta man has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of vehicular homicide in the first degree, after allegedly crashing into and killing another male motorist while driving drunk along Interstate 20 in the early hours of July 7.
MARIETTA — On teacher work days, when students have the day off from school but employees don’t, many parents have to scramble to find someone to watch their children, according to JoEve Carthers, mother of four and attendance clerk at Marietta Middle School.
MARIETTA — Employees of the Marietta City School District could soon be able to take more sick days than what they are already allowed in the case of serious illnesses, pending the school board’s approval next week.