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Austell, Georgia is located in Cobb County. Zip codes in Austell, GA include 30168, and 30106. The median home price in Austell is $109,900 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Austell information.

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Wednesday | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Douglasville, county spar over service delivery agreement

Douglas County's top elected official said he foresees working out disagreements on a state-mandated service delivery strategy between the county and Douglasville by the end of the year.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

DA looks into Mayor Jerkins: Man claims mayor obstructed justice

James Quarterman, center, speaks to media outside the Austell City Hall on Monday, showing copies of receipts given to him by mechanic Steve Langley.


Fri Aug 15, 2014


Police issue Mattie's Call for missing 78-year-old man

Cobb County Police have issued a Mattie's Call for a missing 78-year-old Hispanic man.


Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Journal

Hundreds seek info on Braves stadium bidding

On July 30, 2014, the Atlanta Braves released new renderings of their new ballpark and mixed-use project in Cobb County.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

Police say Austell man shot woman, girl on Stonecrest Dr.

An Austell man is facing attempted murder charges after authorities say he shot two people Saturday, including a female juvenile.


Shining bright: Austell academy named a top Christian high school

Cumberland Christian Academy sophomore Violet Thompson and senior Elisha Campbell work as part of the summer Music Worship Camp on Thursday under the leadership of Fine Arts Director, Dr. Angela Smith.


Mon Aug 04, 2014

Fire destroys apartment building in Austell

One building of the Sweetwater Condominiums off Clay Road was destroyed after a fire Sunday afternoon at about 3 p.m., said Austell Mayor Joe Jerkins.


Sat Aug 02, 2014

Bipartisan bill will benefit veterans

Local veterans will see welcome benefits from a $17 billion bill that addresses issues with the federal Department of Veterans Affairs that passed out of Congress last week and now is on its way to the president for his signature.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

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.


CBS Local

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.

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