Armed Man Robs Austell Smoothie King
Cobb County Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Smoothie King, 2480 East West Connector, Austell, at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Austell Woman Convicted for 'Sophisticated Forgery Scheme'
An Austell woman has been convicted of six counts of identity fraud and four counts of financial transaction card fraud in a case the prosecutor called "a window into a larger and more sophisticated forgery scheme," according to District Attorney Vic Reynolds.
Austell Infant Needs Surgery to Correct Birth Defect, Walk
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Morgan, like other officials, should be held to a higher standard
Is it right to set a high bar for teacher conduct, but a low bar for members of the school board? That's the question facing the Cobb School District in the wake of Wednesday's MDJ story detailing the questionable behavior of school board member David Morgan of south Cobb.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Ceramics for the season: Studio provides therapy for seniors, sells creations
WellStar Volunteer Deanna Patten helps Atherton Place resident Val Barton of Marietta determine the color scheme for her ceramic lighted Christmas tree Wednesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Austell runoff returns Green to seat
Former Austell City Councilman Randy Green won Tuesday's runoff election with 72 votes compared to incumbent Martin Standard's 23 votes and Variance and Appeals board member Ann Turner's 9. "There are no provisional ballots so this is final," said Janine Eveler, director of the Cobb Board of Elections.
Nativity to Come to Life in Austell
Since 1957, wise men, shepherds, angels and a good portion of the Atlanta community have gathered on Love Street in Austell to see the baby Jesus.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Food banks ask for help keeping shelves stocked
Local food banks say donations of non-perishable groceries are coming in steadily, but they'll need help to keep the shelves full.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Cobb Co. teacher wins nat'l award for self-published book
When Pope High School English teacher Ryan Lund Neumann has a tough day at work, he goes home and writes about it.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Mableton woman seeks family of burn victim
Mary Ward Cater holds up a laptop with a picture of Austell resident Delia Ann Mills, better known as 'Miss Ann.'
Making a difference: Summit urges youth to embrace tolerance, stop violence
Powder Springs author Pat Kramer, with a little help from volunteer Ruhiyyih Pellegrino, 15, demonstrates one of the self-esteem tests she has written about in her books Tuesday during the first youth-oriented event of the Cobb United for Change Coalition held at the South Cobb Recreation Center.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
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Funding, staff issues plague Ga. Board of Nursing
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday that it takes the board an average of 15 months to investigate complaints against nurses, even if the nurse has admitted to wrongdoing.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Austell woman celebrates 105th birthday with bash
Wilma Tako, right, glances over at her great-grandniece, Sandee Wade of Smyrna, at the Presbytarian Retirement community in Austell on Wilma's 105th birthday.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Austell Man Convicted of Assault on Police Officer
An Austell man has been convicted of aggravated assault on a police officer, obstruction and other charges stemming from an incident at Jonquil Park in Smyrna, according to Evidence presented during the trial showed that Kevin Shymel Gibbs, 24, was sitting in the driver's seat of the only car parked in Jonquil Park about 5 p.m. on a wet, rainy Feb.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Three vie in Austell runoff for Ward 3
In less than two weeks, Austell will conduct a three-way runoff for the Ward 3 race between Councilman Martin Standard, former councilman Randy Green and Variance and Appeals board member Ann Turner.
Paulding Murder Suspect Arrested in Austell
Chanz Labron McGarity, 21, was arrested Monday at approximately 10:15 p.m. on a murder charge.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Man Charged with Manslaughter in August Fatal Crash
Cody James Griffin, 21, has been arrested charged with misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter for a wreck that occurred in August, claiming the life of 29-year-old Jarvis Clark.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Man steals money, runs over customer at Cobb post office
A man inside of the Austell main post office counting his money was robbed by the person in line behind him.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
South Cobb's State Rep Announces Run for School Superintendent
State Rep. Alisha Morgan has announced that she will run for state school superintendent next year, according to CBS Atlanta .
Taste of South Cobb, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, 'The Back Side of Stone Mountain'
The 2013 Taste of South Cobb, including the five-city district of Vinings, Smyrna, Mableton, Austell and Powder Springs, features an international taste row, history tour, wine tasting, kids corner, cooking demonstrations, entertainment and celebrity chefs.