The Dec. 29 death of a 54-year-old homeless man nine days after his arrest and booking into the Cobb County Adult Detention Center has been attributed to a natural cause, according to a Cobb medical examiner report.
Clark "Eddie" Norman, of Powder Springs, GA, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019, at the age of 76. The funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Powder Springs, GA, with Rev. Eddie Goodwin officiating. Interment will be at Powder Spring…
Bradley Emory, a 33-year-old man from Marietta, was arrested Dec. 14 on drug charges. After about three months in Cobb County’s jail, he was declared brain dead, and his father wants to know why.
Three local agencies are investigating the death of a 31-year-old man who died while in custody of the Cobb County Adult Detention Center last month.
Investigators believe an Alabama teen found dead March 8 was accidentally shot by a friend as they handled a loaded rifle, a sheriff’s office spokesman said.
Cindy Leigh Holbrook, age 56 of Marietta passed away February 22, 2019. Cindy was a graduate of South Cobb High School, the University of Georgia, and gained her Masters degree from the University of West Alabama in Psychology. She is preceded in death by her father, Alonzo Holbrook Jr. and …
Dr. Marion Henry Beaver, age 96, of Powder Springs passed away January 29, 2019. Marion served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He graduated from Osborne High School and continued his education at Emory University and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Marion served as a pastor …
Jessie "Jackie" Childs, 99, of Powder Springs, GA, passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Powder Springs with Rev. Mike Woods and Rev. Alan Davis officiating. Intermen…
Mr. Thomas "Thom" Joseph Cooney, age 73, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018. He was born April 3, 1945 in Jersey City, NJ. Mr. Cooney proudly served and retired from United States Navy after 26 years. He loved being at sea and on the water. Thom's passion was music a…
Michael Todd Johnson, age 44 of Marietta passed way January 8, 2019. Todd was a member of Woodstock Church in Austell. He was an avid Nascar and Colts fan. Michael enjoyed entering contests, in which he won several prizes including opportunities to meet celebrities and even a car.
Two teens are facing long jail sentences following a 2015 multi-county crime spree that led to the death of a 27-year-old man outside his Austell home.
Douglas County deputies and Douglasville Police arrested 48 and stopped 2,500 vehicles Wednesday night during a sobriety checkpoint.
Visitation is set for today and a funeral Friday morning for the founder and longtime leader of a Douglasville-based choral group that performed in Metro Atlanta through parts of the past four decades.
Douglasville City Councilman Mike Miller was being remembered today as a friend who will be missed and a plainspoken public servant who could be passionate about an issue.
Florida and Georgia residents suspected of a series of vehicle break-ins eluded Douglasville and state police before they were caught after crashing while trying to flee from south Georgia deputies.
Clarence Ray Hobbs, 82, of Douglasville, GA died November 14, 2018. Services will be held at 4:00pm on November 17, 2018 at Davis-Struempf Chapel. Arrangements by Davis-Struempf Funeral Home and Crematory.
Retired Navy Chief Petty Officer Marilyn Clark has a new home among her military peers thanks to some local businesses and Habitat for Humanity.
A total of 60 teams from more than 30 schools competed in a recent fifth annual race featuring gravity-powered cars in Douglasville.
Google will be among the sponsors as more than 60 student teams from more than 30 schools compete in the fifth annual Georgia Gravity Games competition Saturday, Nov. 3, in Douglasville.
Applications are now being accepted from those who want to be part of the 19th Annual Douglas County Veterans Day Lighted Parade.
Gov. Nathan Deal is set to lead a series of speakers in Douglasville next week highlighting the benefits of alternatives to the traditional criminal court system.
GreyStone Power’s most popular member event returns on Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to noon when the Annual Meeting of Members is set for GreyStone’s headquarters in Douglasville.
A man was found dead in the cab of his truck today after a tree fell on the vehicle as it traveled on I-20 in Douglas County, Douglasville Police reported.
CUMBERLAND — A once giant of retail will see two of its Cobb stores close their doors this fall after its parent company announced the closure of nearly four dozen of its locations deemed unprofitable.
Douglasville Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for two shoplifting suspects who cut a Walmart employee who tried to stop one of them from getting away.
The Sandy Springs Police Department is reporting a Douglasville man died over the weekend while tubing with friends on the Chattahoochee River in Cobb County.
South Paulding High School hosted 2017 alumnus Caleb Lee Hutchinson and the "American Idol" cameras for a pep rally Tuesday to cheer him on to victory in the music competition show.
Douglas County and three cities are working with hundreds of property owners to rename a major highway to make it easier for first-responders to reach their destinations.
“When Love Knocks,” a new book by Douglasville author Brandon Domineck, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. The book is author Domineck’s way of expressing himself and feeling free, a way of showing that he does not worry about what people think of him.
Improvements to an east Cobb bridge and a nearby intersection could be given the go-ahead by county commissioners Tuesday night to the tune of nearly $1.3 million.
An estimated 20 kilograms of cocaine, or about 44 pounds of the drug, are off the street while two Douglasville men face charges for attempting to bring the substance through Cobb.
CUMBERLAND — A new sign will stand next to the Cobb Galleria Centre this summer, and with it, a potential source of additional revenue for the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority.
Douglasville police are warning about fast-moving thieves snatching purses from female motorists' vehicle after an officer recently pursued one suspect at high speeds on I-20 into Atlanta.
Joann Sawyer, age 76, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away February 1, 2018. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Macland Baptist Church in Powder Springs with Dr. Richard Walker officiating. She will lie in state Saturday from 9am until 10am at the chur…
Marietta-based MasterPlan Retirement Consultants president and founder Mark Fricks will teach a new two-day retirement income planning course, Simplify Your Retirement, at West Georgia Technical College, 4600 Timber Ridge Drive in Douglasville.
Mrs. Edna Clara Thompson Morris, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother and friend, age 97, of Cartersville, GA passed away Friday, December 29, 2017. Funeral Services will be held at 3pm on Sunday, December 31st at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Mari…
Toni Tolbert Abad, age 58 of Powder Springs, passed away December 22, 2017. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 pm on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Macland Chapel in Powder Springs.
Marlin Lamar, Austell’s newest council member, said his top priorities for his hometown include revamping the downtown district and bringing back the local shops and community events that once brought Cobb residents into the county’s southernmost city.
Douglasville and Douglas County are joining area nonprofits in ushering in the Christmas season with a series of annual public events.
A man is recovering from a gunshot wound and likely will be facing armed robbery charges after a clerk shot him Wednesday night at a Douglasville convenience store.