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Cobb Horizon High School celebrates commencement  Rome News-Tribune

The 2019 high school commencement season continued Monday night when the first Cobb County school, Cobb Horizon High School, held its diploma ...

Cobb legislators hear school security concerns from administrators

ACWORTH — In a week that saw school safety initiatives come from both the state and local levels, security concerns were at the top of the list for school ...

Construction progresses on North Cobb library  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Crews continue working on construction of the North Cobb Regional Library.

The Cardinal Countdown: 95 Days Until Kickoff  Card Chronicle

95 Thurman Geathers Class: RS Freshman Ht/Wt: 6-3/230 Position: Defensive Line Hometown: Acworth, GA Twitter: @TJTherm Thoughts: Even though the on ...

Progress continues on North Cobb Regional Library | News

Crews continue to work on the construction of the North Cobb Regional Library.

U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Acworth School Makes List  Acworth, GA Patch

Georgia Schools Make Elite U.S. News List - Acworth, GA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...

Warrant: Acworth man arrested after multiple assaults at North Cobb High School

An Acworth man has been charged with multiple counts of battery after police say he assaulted two teachers and a student, according to an arrest warrant.

Allegood broadcasts Acworth's blessings in State of the City address

ACWORTH — Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood excerpted the opening of megachurch pastor Rick Warren's bestseller to open a bestseller of his own Thursday ...

Man charged with speeding, DUI in crash that killed Cobb teacher, student

The man accused of causing the head-on collision that killed a Cobb elementary school teacher and a rising North Cobb High School senior last month has ...

North Cobb library price, Clarkdale park plan and transit measures get OK

MARIETTA — Acworth and Kennesaw residents are expected to see trees come down next month and a new $8.6-million library sprouting in their place next ...

Local schools set to hold commencement ceremonies | News

It's almost time for the class of 2019 to throw their caps in the air. Graduation season is upon us, and thousands of seniors from Marietta High, Cobb County ...

Mack Turner makes his own history, named Acworth Citizen of the Year

Mack Turner is a lifelong Acworth resident, having lived there since his birth in 1946. He still remembers the train depot that once served his city's downtown ...

Man shot in truck near North Cobb High School, police say  WSB Atlanta

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A man was shot while sitting in his truck across from North Cobb High School just after 8:30 p.m. Friday evening, Acworth police said.

North Cobb library design, build contract OK'd

MARIETTA — Acworth and Kennesaw residents could potentially see a new county library erected by 2019 as commissioners Tuesday took a step toward ...

New $8.6 million library coming to north Cobb  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A public groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. March 13 for North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old Highway 41, Acworth at Blue Springs Road across ...

Harrison High junior wins American Legion Post 304 Speech Contest

Audrey McNeal, a junior at Harrison High School in Kennesaw, won the first round of the 2019 American Legion Department of Georgia's High School Oratorical ...

Groundbreaking for new North Cobb library set for Tuesday

Cobb officials will break ground on its newest library Tuesday at 3 p.m..

No Charges Filed In Racist Post At North Cobb High School: Authorities

No Charges Filed In Racist Post At North Cobb High - Kennesaw, GA - BREAKING: No charges against a North Cobb High School student whose vile, racist ...

North Cobb tennis teams sweep region championships | Sports

MARIETTA — Both North Cobb tennis teams were able to celebrate Region 3AAAAAAA championships Thursday night at Marietta, with neither one being the ...

North Cobb representation to be plentiful on sideline for junior showcase game

North Cobb coach Shane Queen and some members of his staff are on board to coach the National team in the Georgia Elite Classic junior game, which is ...

County manager: Cobb's SPLOST collections higher than expected

KENNESAW — The county's 1-percent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax has come in $46.9 million over initial projections, which county officials say will ...

Police: Two killed in Sunday afternoon crash after being hit by street racer

Two men were killed Sunday afternoon when their vehicle was hit by another vehicle that appeared to be participating in a street race, according to police.

Here's what to know about local graduations  Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

It's almost time for the class of 2019 to throw their caps in the air.

Cobb Schools Foundation honors district volunteers

MARIETTA — The Cobb Schools Foundation and Cobb County School District honored more than 100 volunteers from schools across the district at the annual ...

Police: North Cobb students arrested after filmed abuse of opossum family

Two North Cobb High School students were taken into custody at school after police said they posted footage of themselves killing a family of opossums onto ...

Cobb County teacher killed in wreck 2 months before wedding  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Allison Carroll, a teacher at Dowell Elementary, died in a wreck on Mars Hill Road shortly before she was going to be married.

Driver indicted in crash that killed Cobb teacher and 17-year-old girl  Atlanta Journal Constitution

An Acworth man has been indicted on charges of causing a July crash that killed a 17-year-old girl and a Cobb County teacher two months before her wedding.

Family says man shot near Cobb high school is brain dead  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 25-year-old father found shot in his truck at a business plaza near a Cobb County high school Frid...

Police: 3 arrests made in Acworth killing

Acworth police say they have arrested three people in connection with the March shooting death of a 25-year-old father of three.

Tommy Allegood announces Acworth's additions in annual address

ACWORTH — From a balanced tax base to amenities for residents and visitors, Mayor Tommy Allegood used his State of the City address to pitch Acworth as ...

North Cobb derailed by North Paulding despite turnovers | Cobb Football Friday

DALLAS — Despite committing four turnovers, North Paulding was able to hold on for a 24-17 victory over North Cobb on Friday.

Former North Cobb High School Coach Gets Prison Time for Sexting Student

Kennesaw, GA - Prosecutors argued that the 30-year-old should be put behind bars to send a message to students and school staff alike.

43rd annual Superior Plumbing Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival coming April 13-14

The 43rd annual Superior Plumbing Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival will be April 13-14. The downtown Kennesaw area will be transformed into a giant ...

Teens charged with brutally killing opossum and her babies on Snapchat WXIA

KENNESAW, Ga. — Two Cobb County teenagers are in very big trouble after allegedly killing a female opossum and her babies. Police called it one of the most ...

Dialogue On Racial Discrimination in Cobb County Schools  Cobb County Courier

Cobb County students shared their personal experiences with racial discrimination on Sunday during an event called Listening Journeys.

The Kennesaw National Merit $2,500 Scholarship Winners  Kennesaw, GA Patch

Kennesaw National Merit $2500 Scholarship Winners - Kennesaw, GA - The 2019 National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners were announced Wednesday.

North Cobb Senior Prank Includes Vandalism, Photos Show

Kennesaw, GA - Some members of the Class of 2015 have taken their prank a little too far.

Cobb County Schools 2018 Graduation Dates, Locations  Marietta, GA Patch

Cobb Schools 2018 Graduation Dates, Locations - Marietta, GA - The Cobb County School District has announced the times and locations of its 2018 high ...

Big Shanty Festival is crafting up a good time in Kennesaw

It's springtime in Kennesaw. That means it's time for the 43rd annual Superior Plumbing Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival, taking place on Saturday, April 13 from ...

Man celebrates Chick-fil-A store's 25th anniversary, 46 years with company

Ralph Stephens knows a lot about chicken sandwiches, his employees who make them and his Chick-fil- A guests who enjoy them. It's been a large part of his ...

McEachern edges North Cobb to clinch narrow Region 3AAAAAAA series

KENNESAW — McEachern survived a seventh-inning surge for a 5-4 win Friday at North Cobb.

First-half deficit too much for North Cobb girls

KENNESAW — Cherokee built a double-digit lead in the second quarter and never relented in handing host North Cobb a 58-44 loss in non-region action ...

North Cobb pulls away from Cumberland in Campbell tournament

SMYRNA — North Cobb took control once it started attacking inside in the second half of Thursday's Campbell Holiday Classic game against Cumberland ...

Cobb School Board Recognizes County Achievements  Cobb County Courier

The first Cobb school board meeting of the 2018-19 school year filled the seats to overflow. Many attendees were there to receive recognition.

Parents File Complaint Over Racist Snapchat Post At Cobb School

Parents File Complaint Over Racist Snapchat Post - Marietta, GA - BREAKING: Group seeks to file criminal complaint against North Cobb High School student ...

Cobb County 4-H'ers compete at district public speaking competition

The Cobb County 4-H announced that it has 28 seventh through 12th grade 4-H'ers that competed at District Project Achievement from March 2-4 at the Rock ...

Friends mourn the death of young Kennesaw father

Rachel Stevenson said she's trying to come to terms with raising her two-month-old alone after the infant's father was reportedly shot to death in Kennesaw ...

Cobb County School Districts 2017 Commencement Schedules

Cobb County Schools' 2017 Commencement Schedules - Marietta, GA - Here is the Cobb County School District's spring commencement schedule for 2017.

Cobb Teens Slaughtered Mother Opossum, Babies: Police  Marietta, GA Patch

Cobb Teens Killed Mother Opossum, Babies: Police - Marietta, GA - A video on Snapchat showed the 19 year old and 16 year old "destroying the animals" at ...

Kennesaw dad reflects on challenges, rewards of the role of a lifetime

Fathers are providers, coaches, protectors, teachers, and so much more. Today, we celebrate our fathers through Kennesaw resident Adam Cogbill, who shared ...

Students Embrace North Cobb Highs Freshman Academy

Kennesaw, GA - North Cobb High School's Freshman Academy aims to reduce students' inability to pass the ninth grade while also improving academic ...

New Georgia analysis: see which Cobb schools ‘beat the odds’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A new analysis of performance with at-risk student groups shows Cobb County with the highest percentage of schools in metro Atlanta that “beat the odds.”.

Homicide victim's past shows gang activity | News

Cobb police are investigating a Saturday night shooting in Kennesaw that left one man dead.

CCSD Releases 2018 High School Varsity Football Schedules  Canton, GA Patch

CCSD Releases 2018-19 Varsity Football Schedules - Canton-Sixes, GA - The first games of the high school varsity football season are on Friday, Aug. 17.

Longtime coaches Scott Jones, Ed Koester bring their long careers to a close

At his home, Scott Jones keeps a wall reserved for memorabilia and paraphernalia from a number of the schools he has coached at, including South Cobb, ...

Principal Addresses Cobb Parents About Racist Social Media Post: Report

Principal Addresses Parents On Racist Social Post - Marietta, GA - North Cobb High School Principal Bucky Horton tells parents "we are moving on" after ...

AROUND TOWN: Setzler gets a challenger; Cobb Countians on 100 Most Influential

STATE REP. ED SETZLER, R-Acworth, who has held the seat since 2005, has drawn Democrat Kyle Rinaudo, a 21-year-old Campbell High School percussion ...

UPDATE: Students across Cobb walkout in protest

MARIETTA — Students in the Marietta and Cobb school districts left class to take part in the nationwide walkout, with Marietta's event approved by its ...

Police search for 2 men who shot father of 3 in head  WSB Atlanta

Acworth police continue to search for two men who shot and critically injured a young father in his work truck.

Cops: FedEx shooter had plans for massacre at Cobb high school  WSB Atlanta

The man who shot six employees at a Cobb County FedEx facility before killing himself had planned a massacre at his high school that included shootings, ...

Acworth will close 2 streets for parade  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Acworth officials will close two streets from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept.

Cobb public, private schools prepare to graduate thousands of students

Lassiter High School graduating senior Allison Fine and thousands of other high school seniors will graduate from a public or a private school in Cobb County ...

St. Clare of Assisi Church built with helping hands | Georgia Bulletin  Georgia Bulletin

ACWORTH—Hundreds of smiling parishioners filled their new sanctuary at St. Clare of Assisi Church on a recent celebratory Sunday. With afternoon sunlight ...

Memorial Day 2017: Whats Open And Closed In Cobb County

COBB COUNTY, GA -- As is customary around this time, city and county municipal buildings and their operations close for the Memorial Day holiday.

23-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash involving tractor-trailer  WSB Atlanta

Cobb County police say a motorcyclist was killed in a collision involving a tractor-trailer.

Acworth's Cosey wins Junior NBA Skills event | Sports

The 11-year-old Daysen Kelly Cosey has the potential to be one of the best shooters in Cobb County.

Ron Lester, ‘Varsity Blues’ actor from Cobb, dies at 45  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ron Lester, a North Cobb High School graduate who went on to a career in movies and television, died Friday in Dallas, his agent said.

Cobb County Democrat Kyle Rinaudo announces candidacy for Georgia House District 35  Cobb County Courier

Kyle Rinaudo, 21, an Acworth resident, announced his candidacy to represent Georgia House District 35 on Tuesday, and if elected would become Georgia's ...

EDITORIAL: Jay Cunningham shares time, talent, treasure | Opinion

Since 1963, the Marietta Daily Journal has recognized Cobb County men and women who have made significant contributions to the quality of life and success ...

Acworth recycling center move announced  Atlanta Journal Constitution

One of Acworth's six recycling centers has moved from McClain Circle to 4231 Industrial Center Lane for single stream.

Bartow School Board Selects New Superintendent  Cartersville, GA Patch

Bartow School Board Selects School Superintendent - Cartersville, GA - Dr. Phillip Page, a long-time educator, will begin his duties in June once current ...

Suspects arrested and charged with murder in connection to Kennesaw man's death  CBS46 News Atlanta

Police have arrested two adults and one juvenile in connection to the murder of Daniel Perez, who was fatally shot in a Kennesaw business plaza two weeks ...

83 local notables who died in 2018

Editor's Note: Below is a list of notable locals who died between Jan. 1 and Dec. 12, 2018. The list was compiled from the paid obituaries that appeared in the.

2 Ga. teens charged in the death of mother possums, 4 babies  WJBF-TV

Police say two teenagers accused of killing a mother possum and her four babies have been arrested in suburban Atlanta.

Brother of former football coach in Cobb arrested on sex charges  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The younger brother of a former North Cobb High School assistant football coach arrested in May for allegedly “sexting” a 17-year-old girl has himself been ...

MDJ Time Capsule: The Week of April 26 | Opinion

This week's Time Capsule looks at flour, a body found in the Chattahoochee River, still busts, a strike, John Davis and Linda McCartney.

McCall Primary's youngest students take trial run on school bus ahead of first day of school in Acworth

ACWORTH — McCall Primary students clung tightly to their parents Friday morning as they ascended the steps of the large yellow bus carrying them to school ...

Cobb, Marietta schools look back at Milestones scores, look forward to more improvement

In the tests' second year, both Cobb and Marietta schools improved their Georgia Milestones tests scores in most subject areas.

Etowah Junior Wins $500 Cobb EMC Scholarship

Etowah Junior Wins $500 Cobb EMS Scholarship - Woodstock-Towne Lake, GA - Brooke Lancaster won the $500 scholaship and will participate in the 2017 ...

Police: Teens killed mother possum, 4 babies with baseball bat and chemicals  KSBW The Central Coast

Police say two teenagers accused of killing a mother possum and her four babies have been arrested in suburban Atlanta. Cobb County Police told the Atlanta ...

Driver Services Opens Kennesaw Office

Kennesaw, GA - It may take you a little less time to get to the DMV to get a license renewal or take a driving test.

Kennesaw Sailor to return home with Blue Angels for Georgia airshow Oct. 21, 22

Lt. Tyler Davies of Kennesaw has served in the Navy for 17 years. He is a 2000 North Cobb High School graduate and is currently serving with the U.S. Navy.

Hundreds of students descend on Dobbins for Military Service Academy Day

MARIETTA — North Cobb High School junior Nick Price says he hopes to continue his family's history of serving their country.

Board promotes longtime Paulding schools administrator to superintendent

Paulding's interim superintendent has been promoted to the county school district's top position.

Beauties crowned at North Georgia State Fair | News

To open the North Georgia State Fair at Jim R. Miller Park last Thursday, seven ladies — as young as three years old — won top honors in the annual.

100 Best Public High Schools in Georgia

Virginia Highland-Druid Hills, GA - New 2016 list: collected test results, graduation rates, parent and student surveys and more to determine the best ...

Larry Nelson to host high school invitational at Atlanta Country Club

Local high school golfers will get to interact with three-time major champion and World Golf Hall of Fame golfer Larry Nelson on April 9 at the Atlanta Country ...

Louisville recruits include nephew of ex-star Elvis Dumervil  USA TODAY

Louisville's early signees include nephew of former Cardinals star Elvis Dumervil.

Teens charged in the death of mother possum and four babies  WAAY

The teenagers are accused of using a baseball bat to beat the mother and poured a mixture of bleach and ammonia on the four baby possums.

In Memory: Gregory Wayne Bridges, 48, Enjoyed Golf, Hunting, Karaoke

Cartersville, GA - Bridges was previously employed with Toyo Tire Company and attended Grace Baptist Church.

Cobb teen’s tweet goes viral after personalizing Bible for boyfriend  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reagan Lee, a 16-year-old North Cobb High junior, personalized every page of a Bible for her boyfriend Garrett Chisum for Christmas. Her tweet went viral.

Acworth mission welcomes its first new Easter Catholics | Georgia Bulletin  Georgia Bulletin

ACWORTH—Thousands of believers in the United States were welcomed into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil. At the young St. Clare of Assisi Mission, ...

FedEx shooter a Columbine wanna-be?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The 19-year-old FedEx worker who shot six co-workers last week is dead, and now his father hopes something else will die: His son's legacy.

Oswego couple celebrate 50 years of marriage  Chicago Tribune

No gifts, just good wishes, were presented to Roger and Sue Matile of Oswego last month when the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Shooter’s obscure life leaves few clues in attack  Atlanta Journal Constitution

In a culture where teenagers gladly share the most intimate details of their blossoming lives, 19-year-old Geddy Kramer was a cipher.

Cherokee Students Celebrate The Holidays, Give Back To Less Fortunate

Canton-Sixes, GA - Here's an overview of what's going on in your Canton, Ball Ground and Cherokee County schools.

A spring welcome from our new editors  KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper

Connor Zielke / Managing Editor. AB-0263.jpg. My name is Connor Zielke, and I am the new managing editor for The Sentinel. This will be my second semester ...

Acworth's Daddy Daughter Dance ~ A Frozen Princess Ball!  Lake Allatoona

The theme of Acworth's Daddy Daughter Dance is A Frozen Princess Ball! Dads, treat your daughters like princesses on February 21, 2015. Sign up today!

FedEx gunman’s suicide note still leaves many wondering  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The shooter who wounded six people at his FedEx workplace 11 days ago left a suicide note revealing himself as a sexually frustrated young man who preferred ...

Wide receiver at QB position leads Kentucky past Tennessee Vols  Chattanooga Times Free Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- One streak continued Saturday afternoon at Kentucky's Commonwealth Stadium. It certainly wasn't the one anyone -- especially the ...

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