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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 ...

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.

North Cobb High student athletes graduate Power of Peace Project

Student athletes from North Cobb High School's football team graduated from the Power of Peace Project program on Aug. 12. This 40-day summer program ...

Progress continues on North Cobb Regional Library

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

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 ...

Construction progresses on North Cobb library  Atlanta Journal Constitution

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cobb schools names six new principals

New principals for Walton, Sprayberry and North Cobb high schools, Daniell Middle School and Tritt and Fair Oaks elementary schools were appointed by ...

Groundbreaking for new North Cobb library set for Tuesday

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

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 Student Arrested Over Alleged Sex Crimes On Campus  Marietta, GA Patch

A Cobb County Student Has Been Arrested. - Marietta, GA - The student is accused of exposing himself in the hallways of North Cobb High School.

Acworth Police brings local leaders together to help students grow

Acworth Police Department is working to facilitate connections between stakeholders in the community who are dedicated to improving the lives of young people ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cops: Cobb teens Snapchat their killing of mother possum and 4 babies  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Two teenagers face felony charges for allegedly killing a mother possum and her four babies using a baseball and chemicals, according to Cobb County police.

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 ...

Family sues over North Cobb High student's drowning in Belize

The mother of the North Cobb High School student who drowned while on a school trip in Belize last year is suing the Cobb School District and the Cobb ...

Spotlight to shine on STAR students Monday

Thirty-three of the county's top performing high school seniors will be recognized Monday evening at the 52nd-annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Students offer perspective at NAACP forum

MARIETTA — Diversity among teachers and administrators, college opportunities for students of color and the Cobb and Marietta school districts' handling of ...

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 ...

North Cobb girls pull away to reach region semis

POWDER SPRINGS — Azonya Austin, Sydney Thomas and Sydney Solomon each finished with 17 points as North Cobb beat North Paulding 65-45 on ...

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...

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.

See where Cobb’s valedictorians are going to college and their GPAs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County's graduates are off to their next phases in life, some of which include continuing to sweat in the Georgia heat of summer.

North Cobb withstand defensive showdown to beat Marietta

MARIETTA — An old-school, defensive football game was the tale of Friday's North Cobb-Marietta game, but the efforts of Christian Singleton and the Warriors' ...

McEachern rolls past North Paulding for Region 3AAAAAAA title

KENNESAW – McEachern scored early and often Saturday in a 73-55 win over North Paulding to capture the Region 3AAAAAAA champion-ship at North Cobb ...

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 ...

Dowell Elementary teacher, 24, killed weeks before wedding

Cobb County schools begin classes Wednesday, but at Dowell Elementary, one smiling teacher won't be there to welcome students back.

Cobb school board to consider contract for new North Cobb theater, gym

MARIETTA — Cobb school board members later this month will consider a $22.6 million contract to build a new gym and theater at North Cobb High School.

SALLY LITCHFIELD: Marietta's own Beverly McAfee honored at birthday celebration

Beverly McAfee said, “If it can't be done in Marietta, it can't be done”—and she proved it. The Marietta native, who turned 80 on Feb. 4, was honored at a birthday ...

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 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.

Hillgrove, North Cobb taking difficult paths toward postseason

Hillgrove and North Cobb picked up big wins last week, setting up tonight's Region 3AAAAAAA showdown at Emory Sewell Stadium.

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 ...

May 21 hearing set for suit over Cobb student's 2016 drowning death in Belize

Should chaperones who accompanied a 14-year-old North Cobb High School freshman who drowned while on a study abroad trip be liable for his death?

Cobb County students who walked out get one day of in-school suspension  CBS46 News Atlanta

Cobb County parents at select schools in the district were notified, Wednesday, about whether their son or daughter was receiving a punishment for participating ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Judge weighs teachers’ blame for Cobb student drowning in Belize  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Adell Forbes blames several people for the death of her boy, Tomari Jackson, who drowned in a Belizean river during a North Cobb High School international ...

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.

Kemp names Reeves as one of his floor leaders in the Georgia House of Representatives

Governor-elect Brian Kemp has named state Rep. Bert Reeves, R-Marietta, as one of his legislative floor leaders on Friday.

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 ...

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.

Cobb cuts ribbon on 2 East Cobb schools

The Cobb County School District opened two new east Cobb schools Tuesday, just in time for Wednesday's start of the 2018-19 school year.

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 ...

Bring healthy appetite along to Taste of Kennesaw on Saturday

Do you relish any opportunity for good food? The Superior Plumbing Taste of Kennesaw is Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Kennesaw, ...

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 ...

County SPLOST collections exceeding projections

Halfway through the county's six-year, 1-percent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, revenues have come in nearly $61.9 million over projections.

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 ...

Video shows Cobb student’s drowning death through his eyes; mom sues  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tomari Jackson drowned in Belize on a North Cobb High School trip within arm's reach of other students, a video released by his mother's attorneys shows.

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.

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.

AROUND TOWN: Celebrating the opening of Elizabeth Porter Park

AS THE COMMUNITY gathered Thursday evening to unveil the bronze statue of the late Elizabeth Porter at Marietta's newest $6 million park that bears her ...

Homicide victim's past shows gang activity

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

Acworth will close 2 streets for parade  Atlanta Journal Constitution

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

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.

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.

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, ...

Civil suit continues 2 years after Cobb student drowns in Belize river  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The civil case of Tomari Jackson drowning at Monkey Bay in Belize continues. The teen was on a Cobb County school trip when he drowned. Video of his death ...

STAR students to be honored at annual banquet Monday

Twenty-eight of the county's top performing high school seniors will be recognized Monday evening at the 51st annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, ...

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.”.

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 ...

STAR STUDENTS: Cobb's top high school students and their teachers to be honored Monday

Twenty-five of Cobb's highest-performing high school seniors will be honored Monday night at the 50th annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, sponsored ...

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 ...

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 ...

SUPER SENIORS: South Cobb High's Jordan Samaniego breaks through shyness, cultural barriers to become leader

South Cobb High School senior Jordan Samaniego's academics have always been his strength, and blending into the background has been his comfort zone.

Cobb schools welcome back teachers with kickoff event

Although their students won't be joining them for another week, Cobb teachers went to work Monday and were welcomed back with a kickoff event at McEachern ...

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 ...

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 ...

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'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.

These Cobb schools are some of the best in Georgia, study says  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Some of the more than 100 public schools in Cobb County are among the best in Georgia, according to...

Smith-Gilbert Gardens offers 'TreeMendous Play Houses' exhibit for kids

TreeMendous Play Houses: Let Your Imagination Climb” is currently on exhibit Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., until Sept. 29 at Smith-Gilbert ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Three Cobb students selected for international exchange program

Walton High School junior Granger West is hoping his plan to finish high school in a different country will lead to a life of better understanding and peace.

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.

Interim superintendent, Cobb assistant named Paulding schools finalists

Two veteran area educators have emerged as finalists for the Paulding County school superintendent job.

MABRY, Trevor Lee | Obituaries

Trevor Lee Mabry, age 27, of Acworth, GA., went home to be with The Lord on November 24, 2016. Trevor was born on January 20, 1989 in Marietta, GA., a son ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Parents, Satanic Temple pressure Cobb school board during public comment

MARIETTA — Chants of “bring it to a vote” and “support your people” roared through the Cobb School District boardroom Thursday night as concerned residents ...

Cobbs Walton High Has Georgias 3rd Highest SAT Score

Marietta, GA - The Georgia Department of Education released the 2016 scores on Tuesday. Here are how Cobb's other schools performed.

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 ...

Cobb coffee shop happily puts people with special needs to work  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Independent Grounds Coffee, 3900 Legacy Park Blvd. in Kennesaw, opened at the end of February 2018. The Cobb County coffee shop employees 14 people ...

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