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  1. 3 Technology-Related Issues Related to Active-Shooter PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Building Operating Management

    You need to address three technology-related issues in an active-shooter plan: alerts ; notifications ; and response . Alerts: This is the most critical phase of the process.


  2. Rookie Cops Say Superiors Abused ThemRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    Two Atlanta men claim in court they were wrongly tossed from the city's police academy after being forced to spend extended periods in isolation and later, being abused by superiors. In a complaint filed in Fulton County Superior Court, Joseph Young and Benjamin Wardell say they were hired by the Atlanta Police Department in 2014, and sent to the city's police academy to complete 21 weeks of training.


  3. Body found near Georgia Bank & TrustRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rome News

    ... once the GBI Crime Lab finishes their identification process." The discovery comes after weeks of searching for Cobb County resident Roy Gerald Brown, who was reported missing from his home on Dec. 24, 2015. Brown's 2007 Pontiac Vibe was found at ...


  4. Ohio Murder Suspect Arrested in MariettaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Marietta police were advised by Columbus, Ohio, law enforcement personnel that Stevenson was thought to be in the vicinity of Hudson Road. Cobb County SWAT teams provided supported in Stevenson's arrest.


  5. Join Piedmont Residential for a Free CE ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    Piedmont Residential is hosting a great networking event as well as a free three-hour CE class. The class will take place on Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. located at the High Shoals community, 121 Shoals Bridge Rd. Acworth, Georgia 30102.


  6. New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage Presents Seeking Justice: the Case of Leo Frank RevisitedRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    A story of how institutionalized racism and anti-Semitism can cause good people to do horrific things for what they believe to be a just cause is not the kind of subject most Americans think of when the topic of Broadway musicals arises. Like the true life story it was based on, Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry 's PARADE, depicting the events leading up to the 1913 murder conviction, and eventual lynching, of Jewish factory superintendent Leo Frank in Marietta, Georgia, sparked controversy and heated emotions.


  7. Columbus murder suspect arrested in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    A man wanted in connection with a Jan. 30 murder on Columbus' East Side has been arrested in Georgia, police say. Blair was shot in a home in the 800 block of S. Weyant Avenue, just south of E. Mound Street.


  8. Kennesaw Sets Qualifying Fees, Dates for Mayor's RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The election to replace former mayor Leonard Church will be May 24. Church is in jail after being convicted of child molestation and possession of child pornography. Qualifying hours at city hall will be 8:30 am to 4:30 pm March 8 and 9, closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 10. By clicking "Subscribe!", you agree to have read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .


  9. Cobb Lawmakers Leading in Support of Religious Liberty BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Several influential Cobb County lawmakers are supporting the various religious liberty bills that are now being discussed in this year's General Assembly. Sens. Lindsey Tippin and Judson Hill, both Republicans from Marietta, are supporting SB 129 , the so-called Georgia Religious Freedom Restoration Act, according to the AJC.


  10. Clarke's Lanoue leaving for Fulton County schools jobRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Lanoue, named state and national Superintendent of the Year last year, has been Clarke County's school superintendent since July 2009, when he came to Clarke County from Cobb County, where he was an assistant superintendent.


  11. GBI says two alleged Paulding heroin sellers part of larger operationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Two 19-year-olds arrested in October in Paulding County on drug charges were later found to be part of a major regional drug operation based in Cobb County, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation news release stated. The GBI's Haralson Paulding Drug Task Force and the Paulding County Sheriff's Office arrested Antonio Mendoza and Edgar Alejandro Montoya, both 19, on Oct. 21 after they allegedly attempted to distribute heroin and other drugs in Dallas, a news release stated.


  12. Cumberland's Marquel HickersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lebanon Democrat

    MARIETTA, Ga. Allen Dantzler scored 24 points and Dalarian Williams added 22, as Life University used a 13-4 run to open the second half and never looked back in a 92-71 victory over Cumberland here Thursday night at The Eagles' Nest.


  13. DVIGear Shows Game-Changing DisplayNet(TM) Platform at ISE 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday | ThomasNet

    Over-10GbE Products Revolutionize AV Distribution Technology MARIETTA, Ga. - DVIGear, a leading manufacturer of digital connectivity products, is exhibiting the game-changing DisplayNet AV-Over-10GbE distribution platform at ISE16 in Amsterdam, NL on February 9-12 at Stand 1-N30.


  14. Attend Atlanta Jewelry Show and Stay at Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta GalleriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | 24-7 Press Release

    Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Galleria offers close lodging for the Atlanta Jewelry Show at Cobb Galleria Centre on February 27-29, 2016. ATLANTA, GA, January 26, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Buyers and vendors attending the Atlanta Jewelry Show on February 27-29 will find convenient lodging at the Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Galleria.


  15. Tired of the hol(e)dup? Showdown on Goldstein's building proposal set for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    The flap over the gap on the north side of the Square may finally be coming to a head.


  16. TURNER-HUFF, Pastor Judith LynnRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice TURNER-HUFF, Pastor Judith Lynn Age 67, made her peaceful transition Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in Acworth, GA. Preceded in death by her parents, Doyle P. and Mary K. Wyatt; son, Robert A. Turner, III; brothers, Paul D., Doyle "Johnny" and Aaron Wyatt; sisters, Mary, Jane and Georgette Wyatt, Roberta W. Hughes, Carol Kay W. Wise.


  17. Linear park nearing completion just off the Silver Comet TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A linear park located on city property just off of the Silver Comet Trail on Richard Sailors Parkway is nearing completion as the Powder Springs City Council unanimously approved the last leg of the estimated million-dollar project.


  18. Harris case back in court today: Attorneys, judge to discuss...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    The Justin Ross Harris case is due back in court this morning for a "status hearing," during which Cobb Superior Court Judge Mary Staley and attorneys for both sides will discuss scheduling and other issues.


  19. Two rapes, robberies earn man two life sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    A Marietta man convicted of raping and robbing two women in separate attacks has been given two consecutive life sentences plus 25 years to serve in prison, according to the Cobb District Attorney's office.


  20. 2 arrested in Acworth on burglary chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... , possession of marijuana and giving false name/date of birth. Sunday and Jordan have been transported to the Cobb County Detention Center. Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to contact the Acworth Police Department at (770) 974-1232.