Cobb Zoning: Family gets exception for backyard chickens
On Tuesday, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners granted the first exception for backyard chickens to be raised on a small residential lot by an Austell family.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Two Austell Businesses Robbed
Two Austell businesses were robbed this weekend, and the Cobb County Police Department needs the public's help locating the suspects.
Police: Pregnant Woman Assaulted
A woman who is five months pregnant was choked, shoved against a bathroom shower and struck multiple times in the face, Cobb police said.
Austell Group to Honor Local Resident
The Austell Business Association will honor one of its own. Treasurer Lea Ellen Rich, the vice president/manager of Bank of America's Austell branch, will receive the 2013 M.L. Lamar Lifetime Achievement Award during an award ceremony at noon Tuesday at the Collar Community Center, 2625 Joe Jerkins Blvd., Austell.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Austell Coalition Provides 'HOPE'
Christian Aid Mission Partnership , an Austell coalition of of churches, businesses, civic groups and other community members, is accepting applications for its free education program for women.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Walmart Employee Wanted for Theft; Jaywalking Mom Will Appear in State Court
Walmart Employee Wanted in Theft - South Cobb Patch A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Marietta man who allegedly stole more than $3,700 from the Austell Walmart Supercenter where he worked.
More details emerge in fatal cartrain crash near Toccoa
The 2008 Mazda car struck by an Amtrak passenger train in Stephens County on May 4, killing the car's three occupants, failed to stop for a stop sign before crossing into the train's path.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Walmart Employee Wanted in Theft
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Marietta man who allegedly stole more than $3,700 from the Austell Walmart Supercenter where he worked.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Network Wednesday in South Cobb
Network with the South Cobb Business Association this Wednesday. The group's Wednesday Open Networking meeting will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. June 12 at the Holiday Inn Express , 3741 Tramore Pointe Pkwy.
Austell Town Hall on Flex Bus
South Cobb residents are invited to attend a public meeting in Austell tonight to learn more about a new bus service called Flex Route.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Continued Cobb growth brings new challenges
Sluggish economy? Not a problem. Local real estate in a deep slump and car sales stagnant? No big deal.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Four indicted in federal Methamphetamine bust in Austell
Four men, including one from Mableton, have been indicted on federal drug and money laundering charges for their roles in the alleged delivery of liquid methamphetamine to a residence in Austell.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Teen sought in rape case at school
A former Lindley Middle School student is wanted by police after being accused of raping a fellow student in the boys' bathroom at the school on May 1. Travion Malick Hubbard of Austell is accused of forcing a 14-year-old girl into the bathroom at Lindley Middle School on May 1 around 12:30 p.m. and sodomizing her.
Austell Is KSU Coach's Next Stop
Kennesaw State University's first head football coach is continuing to make the rounds across Cobb County.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Life-saving decisions: Puckett EMS saluted for responses to critical situations
Puckett EMS paramedics once wheeled a man down the street on a stretcher and into a nearby hospital after their ambulance broke down, and it's efforts like this that earned the Austell company the 2013 Cobb Chamber Small Business of the Year award.
Flex Bus Coming to South Cobb
Starting this fall, Cobb Community Transit will provide a pilot bus service called Flex Route Service to riders in District 4. The proposed route, funded by federal and local grants, will provide stops between Austell and Cumberland Mall in the Smyrna-Vinings area.
Church Street, Right-of-Way Construction Updates
Here are the latest updates on road work being done around Mableton, Austell and Cobb County during the week of June 3-7, according to the Cobb Department of Transportation .
Austell Businesses to be Honored
Two South Cobb businesses, Fulfillment Strategies International Inc. and Puckett Emergency Medical Services Inc.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Two suspects hold employees at gunpoint, rob Captain D's in Cobb County
Two gunmen robbed a Captain D's after holding some employees against their will early Saturday morning in Cobb County .