Tuesday Mar 11
Cobb voters to see plenty of primary action
COBB WILL SEE an even dozen contested primary races at the statehouse and county levels this spring, but only five elections at those levels are on the fall General Election ballot.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Deadly Accident Closes C.H. James Parkway Monday Afternoon
Cobb police have closed a stretch of the heavily traveled C.H. James Parkway in Austell after a three-vehicle deadly crash Monday afternoon.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Elizabethton Star
John R. Campbell
John R. Campbell, of Powder Springs, Ga. passed away peacefully March 6, 2014 at Tranquility Hospice in Austell, Ga.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Common Core bill debated in Georgia House
The House Education Committee on Wednesday heard from 68 people who sounded off about a bill that would provide a pathway to pull Georgia out of the controversial Common Core state standards.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Cobb Co. agrees to pay for sewer repair that ravaged home
The Riney family's Austell home was gutted by a Cobb County sewer backup more than a month ago.
Rock Hill Herald
Man pleads guilty to stealing SC doctor's identity
Ernest Addo pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge of using someone else's identity to commit health care fraud.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Police: Two Austell residents facing charges after drug bust
Two Austell residents face multiple felony charges after Cobb Police reported finding a number of different drugs in their home.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Shaken and Stirred: Mysterious Vibrations Rattle Homes, Residents
Several Gwinnett County reported their homes were shaking Thursday, but no one knew why, according to WXIA-TV.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Sandy Springs Neighbor
County puts out call for animal shelter designs
Douglas County's new animal shelter took a significant step forward last week. County Purchasing Director Bill Peacock said the county completed the initial process of submitting requests for proposals to architectural firms the county believes would be interested in designing a new animal shelter in Deer Lick Park near Lithia Springs.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Georgia's Safest Cities: Where Does Austell Rank?
Home security experts SafeWise ranked Austell 37th in its list of the 50 Safest Cities in Georgia with populations over 5,000.
$2.5M loss reported by water authority
The wholesaler that provides Cobb and several of its cities water, and influences rates, was about $2.5 million behind in projected net income for 2013, but officials are putting the blame on a rainy year.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Shopping carts in the wild
A shopping cart in the riverbed of the Rhine, in Germany. Not only was it miles away from a supermarket, but Hilke Kurzke said it's nearly impossible to steal shopping carts from supermarkets in Germany.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
In late January, several members of the Cobb County legislative delegation revealed an updated political boundary map for Cobb's four commission districts.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Austell Offering Free Online Service Request
From the City of Austell : We are pleased to offer an enhanced service request to report issues around the City of Austell.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Setzler files new map for Cobb Board of Commissioners
State Rep. Ed Setzler has drawn a new map that revises the boundary lines of the four district commissioners.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Austell man faces molestation charges
An Austell man was arrested by Cobb Police at his home Feb. 5 on felony child molestation charges.