Sandy Springs Neighbor
Parts of Peachtree Road transformation stalled
Buckhead residents and stakeholders concerned about the proposed "road diet" for portions of Peachtree Road will have to endure a bit of a waiting game as the future of the project is being reconsidered.
Bill gives $6.4M for Cobb veterans affairs facility
A $17 billion bill addressing issues with the Department of Veteran Affairs expected to move out of Congress this week includes $6.4 million to be spent on a new VA facility in Cobb County.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Braves ballpark builders to hold meeting on bidding opportunities
Anyone interested in an opportunity to be a part of building the new Atlanta Braves ballpark is invited to join American Builders 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. on August 11 at Riverside EpiCenter in Austell.
Sandy Springs Neighbor
Paulding gives majority of runoff votes to Perdue, Woods
Paulding voters gave David Perdue 55 percent of their votes in last week's primary election runoff to help him defeat U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston for one of Georgia's two U.S. Senate seats.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Six Flags hosting 'Fright Fest' recruitment event
Officials say the theme park is looking to hire about 400 Fright Fest team members to help staff the park's Fright Fest event this year, which runs from Sept.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Strength in steps: Walk, Youth Explosion to benefit at-risk, troubled teens
The third annual His Hands Youth Connections Walk 2 Save Our Youth & Youth Explosion will take place Aug. 2 at 8:30 a.m. in Marietta.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Cobb Police investigating a fatal Austell crash involving dump truck
According to investigators, the driver of a red 2006 Mack CV700 dump truck failed to maintain his lane while traveling eastbound on Riverside Parkway near Six Flags Road at about 2:30 Thursday afternoon.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Sunbrook Academy Joins 'Happy' Video Craze
Sunbrook Academy, which has locations in Douglasville, Austell, Acworth, Kennesaw and Woodstock, has joined the Internet rage of posting videos accompanied by the Pharrell song, "Happy."
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Five African American women on Georgia's statewide ballot for first time
Georgia will make history in November. For the first time in the state and nation, five African-American women will be on a statewide ballot.
Looking For A Job?
The park is hosting 4 casting calls for actors, singers, and dancers in Marietta and Austell.
Austell to privatize sanitation services
Austell Mayor Joe Jerkins stands next to the city garbage truck the city is retiring from service, with Assistant Director of Public Works Bo Garrison, Operations Manager Duane Demeritt and Director of Public Works Randy Bowens.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Sandy Springs Neighbor
Commission to vote on rollback millage rate
Douglas County taxpayers may see a slight decrease on their 2014 county tax bills if the Douglas County Commission approves a property tax rate rollback as proposed.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Buck and Woods neck and neck in GOP superintendent race
The GOP nomination for state Superintendent surprisingly produced the most drama in Tuesday runoff voting, even more so than the race for Senate.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Fetch Your News
Franklin D. (Pete) Glass
Mr. Franklin D. Glass age 81 of Hiram, GA passed away Tuesday July 15,2014 at the WellStar Tranquility Community Hospice in Austell, GA.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Hospital ranks among top in state
Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been ranked among the best in the state according to the 25th U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Ranking.
Austell buying Tasers for police officers
Police in the city of Austell are upgrading their pistols and will soon add another tool to their arsenal: Tasers.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Burned toddler recovering after surgeries
Progress is being made in the recovery of a burned 16-month-old, whose injuries led to the closing of a Clermont day care center.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Police investigate 2nd armed robbery at Austell Walgreens in a month
For the second time in a month, Cobb police are investigating an armed robbery at an Austell Walgreens.
Two expanding companies to receive Cobb County tax breaks
A pair of growing companies will get an economic boost thanks to the tax breaks they're set to receive through two of the county's enterprise zone programs.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Wife of Injured MFG Chemical Worker: "He's A Great Person"
He'll do anything for anybody. Those are the word spoken by the wife of a Dalton man, injured by a chemical reaction earlier this week.