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Rep. Golick: Legislation governing authority is forthcoming
State Rep. Rich Golick called it "a certainty" that legislation will be filed by a member of the Cobb Legislative Delegation to reform the Development Authority of Cobb County.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Police: Woman, 86, shot dead in Marietta
Police investigators gather at the rear of a home at 211 Aviation Road SE in Marietta where a suspicious death of an elderly female is being investigated.
Artist debuts newest composition at homecoming show
The Vinings Gallery hosted the Thomas Arvid Annual Holiday Homecoming Show the first weekend of December with a VIP reception on Dec. 5. Arvid, who is from Cobb County, is a nationally acclaimed artist known for his oversized still life compositions of wine and the rituals surrounding.
Smyrna Jobs This Week: Veterinary Assistant, WMOS Analyst
Assistants will be responsible for assisting veterinarians, educating clients about the aspects of their pets' health, and being an advocate for the pets.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Smyrna extends tax break for Belmont Hills
A vacant lot that once featured Cobb's premier shopping district could finally be getting new life after sitting stagnant since at least 2008, a developer said Monday.
Senator wants legal opinion on Cobb tax breaks
The Riverwalk development planned for Cobb Parkway and Cumberland Boulevard in the Cumberland Community Improvement District will contain 236 condos, 14 three-story townhomes and a 10-story office tower.
Smyrna Citizens Police Academy Accepting Applicants
Residents of Smyrna who are interested in learning how they can join forces with law enforcement to battle crime locally are invited to apply for the 2014 Smyrna Citizens Police Academy.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Vote on stalled Smyrna project tonight
A tax allocation district subsidy for a development project stalled since at least 2008 is up for renewal by the Smyrna City Council tonight.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Georgia lawmakers get a jump on pre-filing bills
Bills to establish term limits, place the Ten Commandments on the Capitol grounds and to make "Merry Christmas" legal in public schools are among those lawmakers considered important enough to file before next year's legislative session starts.
Pet Adoptions, Sleigh Rides in Smyrna, Vinings This Weekend
There is also a bake and craft sale being held at the center. A $10 donation will earn you an e-mailed digital picture of your pet with Jolly St. Nick.
Find Christmas Lights Displays in Smyrna, Cobb, and Beyond
By Brande Poulnot MapMuse has developed a free Christmas Light Display Locator app to help families and friends find festive displays where they live or where they are visiting.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Lee to roll out communication plan for Braves
County Chairman Tim Lee intends to roll out a communications plan next month he believes will keep the public informed of the latest developments as the Braves and county embark on building a $672 million ball park set to open in 2017.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
International Academy Concert, PTA Meeting Next Week
The International Academy of Smyrna will showcase its artistic talents during its Annual Winter Concert on Dec. 17. The concert, which will be held at 7 p.m. at Smyrna First Baptist Church , will feature the academy's Middle School Concert Band, Middle School Concert Chorus, Third Grade Chorus, and the combine Fourth and Fifth Grade Chorus.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
City trying to avoid another electric rate hike
The director of Marietta's power and water utility says there are several options on the table that could ward off a power rate hike and prevent customers from bearing the brunt of a $5 million wholesale increase.
DEA to investigate after fire at home - known for drugs'
Multiple police and fire units from around Cobb County were called to a house fire Friday evening, which became a hazmat incident that required further investigation by the DEA.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Drive Begins to Help Wheeler/ECMS Fire Victims
The Wheeler High and East Cobb Middle School communities are being asked to help a family of students at both schools left homeless by a Thanksgiving Day apartment fire.
Christmas Arts and Crafts, Santa Visit in Smyrna-Vinings Today
The Christmas spirit has definitely descended on Smyrna and Vinings today! There are at least three Christmas events happening in and around town today, one of which even features the man in the big red coat.
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.
Bob Citrullo Chosen As Humane Society Director
The Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga has announced that after a nationwide search it has selected a new executive director, Bob Citrullo.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Lance LoRusso To Sign Copies Of When Cops Kill At Adventure Outdoors On December 20th and 21st
Attorney, Lance LoRusso, author of the acclaimed book, When Cops Kill: The Aftermath of a Critical Incident will be holding a book signing at Adventure Outdoors at 2500 South Cobb Drive, SE, Smyrna, GA on Friday, December 20th from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM and on Saturday, December 21st from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.