Winter is coming early at Georgia’s most visited attraction. Stone Mountain Park is recruiting seasonal and full-time employees for the region’s popular events including Snow Mountain and Stone Mountain Christmas which opens Nov. 16. All applications must be completed online, with training b…
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Murder suspect Richard Merritt’s 15-year prison sentence in Cobb County will be doubled, given his escape from authorities and subsequent eight-month manhunt, the Cobb District Attorney says.
DeKalb County School District parents will have the opportunity to earn their General Education Diploma (GED) through a free program.
A federal grand jury in the Northern District of Georgia has returned a three-count indictment against a former commissioner in DeKalb County, Georgia, for extorting bribe payments from a DeKalb County subcontractor. Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Cr…
A Smyrna woman was among three individuals arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation after agents seized almost 98 pounds of marijuana and THC vape pens at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, according to a GBI news release.
A Stone Mountain man was arrested and later released from the Cobb jail after police say he pointed a handgun at two women in another vehicle as he sped to see his wife in labor.
SMYRNA — The small congregation at Deaf Baptist Church lifted their voices and hands in praise as the worship music started. Even if they couldn’t hear themselves sing, many could feel the heavy bass notes vibrate through their feet as their hands shouted the lyrics.
Joyce Alice Parks, age 86, of Smyrna passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Carmichael Funeral Home Chapel in Smyrna. Interment will be in Georgia Memorial Park in Marietta. Mrs. Parks was a Homemaker and a member of Smyrna First Bap…
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information on the disbarred Smyrna attorney accused of fatally stabbing his 77-year-old mother after he missed a deadline date to surrender to authorities and begin his jail sentence.
Legislation filed this week with the backing of state Rep. Teri Anulewicz, D-Smyrna, looks to eliminate protections for Confederate monuments in public places.
A disbarred Smyrna attorney sentenced to 15 years for defrauding clients out of their settlement checks is on the run after police say he stabbed his 77-year-old mother to death.
Children of all ages can enjoy seeing Santa Claus take flight at Stone Mountain Park’s newest holiday attraction. The state’s most visited attraction is now a top destination for viewing Santa Claus, with opportunities both on the ground and in the air. Stone Mountain Park Christmas has a ne…
A brand new $7.8 million state-of-the-art senior center in Districts 4 and 7 is a step closer to reality, after a 5-2 vote on Nov. 13 by the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners.
Comedian Chelsea Handler descended on the Marietta Confederate Cemetery on Friday morning to interview locals, raising concern from at least one Marietta City Council member.
A man considered to be a suspect in a Stone Mountain murder in March of this year has been arrested by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit.
IT WASN’T LONG after Democrat Flynn Broady’s comments on Confederate monuments were reported this week that he was issuing an apology.
OVER THE WEEKEND, Democrat Luisa Wakeman, who is challenging state Rep. Sharon Cooper, R-east Cobb, took a poke at Cooper, posting on Facebook about last week’s candidate forum hosted by the Walton High and Dickerson Middle PTSA.
LOOK FOR THE Marietta City Council to revise its ethics code Wednesday night to allow for city employees to file ethics complaints against elected officials, regardless of where they live.
Earlier today, local firefighters challenged themselves to a one-mile climb—equivalent to 160 flights of stairs—to the summit of Stone Mountain to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. Wearing a full complement of firefighting gear, the group tested their…
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and west Cobb Commissioner Bob Weatherford were in high spirits following the May 22 GOP primary, basking in the triumph of front-runner status.
The Riverwood International Charter School football program May 14 announced it will host the inaugural Celebrity Golf Tournament at Smoke Rise Country Club in Stone Mountain June 18 at 9 a.m. Check-in starts at 8 a.m.
DeKalb County School District (DCSD) parents will have an opportunity to earn their General Education Diploma (GED) through a free summer education program, beginning with four free information sessions in May.
DeKalb County's branch of the NAACP recently released a statement about the group's position on the status of confederate symbols and the confederate designation of Stone Mountain Park. Read the full statement below:
District 10 State Sen. Emanuel Jones, D-Ellenwood, along with the Martin Luther King Jr. Advisory Council, which he chairs, will host a bell-ringing ceremony titled Let Freedom Ring to commemorate the life and service of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Ph.D., April 4 from noon to 2 p.m. on …
The DeKalb County Police Department announced that Keitran Foots, who is wanted for the murder of Sharika Bowman, has been captured. The original incident occurred on Friday, March 30, 2018 at 10 a.m. at 4788 Wyndham Dr. in Stone Mountain. It is alleged that Foots shot Bowman multiple times …
DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond has two top priorities in 2018 and beyond: repairing and improving the water and sewer systems and leading a “renaissance of transportation” throughout the county.
The country’s largest week-long canoe/kayak camping adventure this year embarks on the Yellow and Ocmulgee Rivers between Stone Mountain and Macon to highlight Georgia’s emerging water trail system.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit has arrested a suspect in connection with a Stone Mountain motel shootout that left one man dead.
The wrestling state championships, start of the basketball state playoffs and Signing Day completed a full week of prep sports activities for local programs.
FBI Atlanta Field Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individuals responsible for a recent series of violent commercial robberies around metro Atlanta. The most recent reported incident connected in the series, was reported in Roswell.
Veterans in Stone Mountain are breathing new life into a building in order to house an American Legion post, an amenity that the city is currently lacking.