This week’s Time Capsule looks at a fugitive brought back to Cobb, a robbery, Allatoona Dam and a murder.
Paulding County Deputies Carl Brown and Alan Perry have been placed on paid administrative leave after shooting a suspect who charged police with a sword.
A Marietta man and his associate are behind bars after police stopped one man for a routine traffic violation and found more than 1,000 grams of fentanyl in his vehicle.
One Douglasville-based business is giving back during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by feeding others to address a need at a time when demand is especially high.
A Douglasville man, arrested in Powder Springs on charges of possessing methamphetamine, was also found to have heroin in his shoe and a syringe inserted inside his body during a subsequent search at the Cobb County jail, police say.
GDOT contractors Sept. 6 began pouring concrete for a railroad bridge in Douglasville as part of the ongoing Ga. Hwy. 92 relocation and widening project that will eventually ease Paulding County's access to I-20.
Two men are facing felony charges after police say they were found in Powder Springs with an AK-47 assault rifle, a handgun, 4.75 grams of marijuana and various items associated with dealing drugs.
Less than a year after closing its doors, the site of the former Sears store at Cumberland Mall is showing signs of life with an entertainment facility among the tenants expected to locate there.
GreyStone Power officials said they will use reserve funds and proceeds from the sale of two existing offices to build its new corporate headquarters in Hiram without borrowing any money.
Jean Shull Dacunzo, 78, of Dallas Georgia died Monday, June 17, 2019 at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta Ga. She was born August 25, 1940 to William T. and Hazel H. Shull. Her husband, Anthony Joseph Dacunzo and granddaughter, Candice Marie Davenport, preceded her in death.
Two men are in custody for allegedly breaking into dozens of cars and stealing items including 28 firearms. One of the men is also charged with shooting at two Cobb County victims who confronted him in separate incidents.
Nearly three years after ITT Technical Institute permanently closed all its campuses, including its Kennesaw location, about 500 of its students from across Georgia are set to get more than $4.1 million in debt relief.
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.
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