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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Warrant: North Cobb student exposes himself in hallway

A 17-year-old North Cobb High School student was arrested for allegedly exposing himself in the school's hallway and dragging another student into the boys' ...

Progress continues on North Cobb Regional Library

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Groundbreaking for new North Cobb library set for Tuesday

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

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 ...

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: 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.

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 ...

Cobb Schools name employees of the year

Two paraprofessionals, a custodian and a project manager in the food and nutrition department were named Cobb County Schools' employees of the year at a ...

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 Friday is brain dead, his family said. Daniel Perez was in the ...

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 ...

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

It was a busy, but exciting time for Allison Anne Carroll. In two months, the 24-year-old planned to marry her best friend, Heath Satterfield. But before that, she ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

Parents Fume Over Racist Social Media Post At North Cobb

Parents Fume Over Racist Snap At North Cobb - Northeast Cobb, GA - Parents pack Cobb school board meeting to express dismay over how threatening post ...

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.

North Cobb High investigating racist post on social media

North Cobb High School's administration is investigating a racist social media post that circulated around the school this week, according to district officials.

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 ...

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' ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

See what kind of a GPA it takes to become a top Cobb high school grad  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County schools' valedictorians and salutatorians are the top students of Georgia's second-largest school district.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Diversity, inclusion work lands North Cobb graduate in Peru this winter

A recent graduate of North Cobb High School is continuing to fight to correct social and animal injustices this winter break in Peru with the help of a national ...

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, ...

Acworth will close 2 streets for parade  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Acworth officials will close two streets from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14 for the Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally of North Cobb High School. Senator Russell Avenue ...

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.

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.”.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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, ...

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.

Lawyer: Students' video footage shows his death was preventable

ATLANTA — North Cobb High School freshman Tomari Jackson recorded his last moments as he drowned on a school-sponsored trip last year in Belize. Now ...

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 ...

SALLY LITCHFIELD: Couple says 'I do' to wedded bliss; Gala fundraiser chugs into Southern Museum

Kiersten Cheyenne Westee and Charles “Charlie” Tate Darnell tied the knot on Sept. 2 in Acworth at the Conservatory at Waterstone.

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 ...

Students Embrace North Cobb High's Freshman Academy | Kennesaw

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

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Homicide victim's past shows gang activity

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

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. He was 45. A Kennesaw ...

Interim superintendent, Cobb assistant named Paulding schools finalists

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

Enjoy activities for all ages at the Superior Plumbing Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival this weekend

It's time for the 42nd annual Superior Plumbing Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival in downtown Kennesaw this weekend, April 21 and 22. GO!

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 ...

Cobb Schools honor long-time volunteers

You don't need a degree in education to make a difference in schoolchildren's lives.

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 ...

Egg Drop donates over $16000 to local schools

Piedmont Church has given over $16000 to local schools in the form of scholarships and donations from the proceeds of their annual Northeast Cobb ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Police: Teens killed mother possum, 4 babies with baseball bat and chemicals  WYFF Greenville

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 ...

Beauties crowned at North Georgia State Fair

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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