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Atlanta man pleads guilty in massive benefit fraud scheme
An Atlanta man today pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a statewide scheme to defraud two federally funded nutrition programs out of $19 million.
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Thu Jul 10, 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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
2016 SPLOST Meetings Begin Today
Cobb County residents who want to discuss the tentative project list for the proposed 2016 SPLOST will get a chance to speak their minds during a series of informal meetings which begin on July 9. Cobb County government has posted the project list for the 2016 SPLOST , a proposed extension of the one cent sales tax which would allow for funding of ... (more)
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Longtime administrator seeks to continue Clarkdale's - spirit of excellence'
Dr. Liss Maynard stands in front of Clarkdale Elementary School in Austell, where she is the new principal of the Cobb school.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Marietta unlicensed care home operator pleads guilty to 47 charges, will serve 10 years
An Austell woman has pleaded guilty to dozens of charges, including racketeering, theft, deprivation, false imprisonment, and false statements, in relation to operating an unlicensed personal care home in Marietta, Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds said.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Cupid's wish list: Sidewalks top priority for South Cobb SPLOST funds
Cobb County District 4 commissioner Lisa Cupid discusses her SPLOST priorities that she would like to see implemented in her district.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Teen Boy Dies After Being Hit By Jeep in Cobb
Cobb police say the teenage boy who was hit by a vehicle last week in the southern portion of the county has died.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Police: Mableton man charged in fatal hit-and-run
A Mableton man has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run. Investigators charged 34-year-old John Hendrix Riddle on Tuesday with felony hit-and-run and a misdemeanor charge of driving with a suspended license in connection with the May 18 death of Harry Maurent, 30, of Austell.
Austell not planning major SPLOST projects
Austell mayor Joe Jerkins stands at the entrance of the Village On The Park subdivision after a downpour Thursday afternoon.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Police: Boy hit by SUV in Austell; no charges expected to be filed
A boy was struck by an SUV in what police say was an accident Wednesday afternoon.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Man charged in last month's hit-and-run death of pedestrian in Cobb County
John Riddle, 34, was charged with felony hit and run in the death of a pedestrian on I-285 in Cobb County, police said.
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Buckhead CID to fix uneven pavers along Peachtree Road
Problems with uneven sidewalk pavers on Peachtree Road will soon be addressed as the Buckhead Community Improvement District board voted 5-0 Tuesday to contract with Austell-based HighGrove Partners to level the walkway.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Wife shot man multiple times at his workplace, shot herself in murder-suicide
Douglas County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in which a woman allegedly shot her husband and then killed herself, officials said.
Working together: County, cities eye sharing costs of proposed community centers, road upgrades
Cobb County Board of Commissioners Chairman Tim Lee directs a meeting of county mayors, city managers and county department heads in project planning for a proposed 2016 SPLOST referendum the public may vote on November 4. Staff/Kelly J. Huff Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon wants to split with the county the cost of a $40 million rebuilding of the Windy ... (more)
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Job skills program for veterans kicks off in Austell
Veterans facing homelessness have a new place to hone job skills after a new training program kicked off Thursday afternoon in Austell.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Authorities search for missing 16-year-old girl
Jadon Young, 16, was last seen on Tuesday morning when she left home to go work at Six Flags theme park in Austell.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Armed Man Robs Cobb Walgreens Pharmacy Monday
Cobb police say an armed man robbed an Austell Walgreens Pharmacy early Monday morning.
Guilty Plea Avoids Trial of Man Who Robbed Cobb Woman at Gunpoint
Staff Report According to Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds, a man has pleaded guilty to a 2012 armed robbery of a woman in Austell.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Blight, be gone: BoC plans to form authority to tackle issues in south Cobb
From left, Sabrina Young, economic development coordinator for Cobb County and staff liason for the South Cobb Redevelopment Authority; Doug Stoner, vice chair of the South Cobb Redevelopment Authority; Robin Meyer, a member of the redevelopment authority; Ed Richardson, chairman of the redevelopment authority; and Lisa Cupid, District 4 ... (more)