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Bartow wages among highest in NW Georgia
Carissa Shellhorse serves a Swheat Market customer during its busy lunch hour. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the service-providing industry employed 17,104 people in Bartow County for 2013 and paid out a total of $571,951,982 in annual wages for the year.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Work begins on long-awaited 48-acre Smyrna mixed-use project
Jack Halpern, chairman of Halpern Enterprises Inc. welcomes everyone to the site of the new Belmont development at the corner of Windy Hill and Atlanta Roads for the ceremonial groundbreaking for the 48-acre mixed-use site that used to be the Belmont Hills Shopping Center.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
In the jury's hands
A Cobb jury Wednesday began deliberating the case of a Mableton man who died after allegedly being beaten by a group of four young men.
Chairman: Allegations arrived at - incorrectly'
County Chairman Tim Lee said the man who filed an ethics complaint against him "doesn't have a good, clear understanding of the process and procedures for economic development."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Cobb won't see tax increase
Cobb County Sgt. Ronnie Hyatt loads his department-issued rifle and other gear into his patrol vehicle during a shift change at Precinct 4 in east Cobb.
Police: Cobb firefighter beat legally blind wife in ATL hotel
A Cobb County firefighter who was arrested Sunday morning in Gwinnett County after his legally blind wife told police he had beaten her was denied bond in court Monday, said Tracy Flanagan, spokeswoman for the Fulton County Sherriff's office.
Developer asks county to improve s. Cobb road
The county and its development authority are preparing construction plans to make an area of south Cobb more attractive in response to a developer wanting to build there.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Appeals filed against $397M in bonds for Braves stadium
The issuance of up to $397 million worth of bonds to finance the new Atlanta Braves stadium has been appealed to the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Cobb to sell old elections building
Cobb County planning to sell its former elections building on Waddell Street for $450,000.
Coming together - Cobb Police Chief, Public Safety Director, meet with black leaders over Ferguson
Deane Bonner, second from left, Cobb County's NAACP chapter president, emphasizes a point during a discussion with public officials and members of the community during a meeting requested by Sam Heaton, third from left, Cobb County public safety director, on possible solutions to prevent what occurred recently in Ferguson, Mo.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Bloomin' miracle: Cactus sprouts 40 rare flowers
Robert Marisay gazes at several buds on his 12-foot tall night blooming cactus Thursday.
Cobb County's 7.2% jobless rate is one of lowest in metro area
While Georgia has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation, Cobb's jobless numbers are relatively low when compared to other counties around Atlanta and the state.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Takin' a soakin' for a very good cause
Marietta Schools bus driver Karen Martin dumps a bucket of cold water and ice over Superintendent Emily Lembeck's head Thursday afternoon at the school's transportation offices on Dodd Street.
Teacher of the Year: Allatoona educator achieves top honor
Allatoona High School geography and history teacher Tyler Gwynn, center, smiles after Cobb County interim Superintendent Chris Ragsdale proclaimed him the 2014 District Teacher of the Year.
Some cool news for a hot weekend
THIS MORNING finds Marietta and Cobb being hammered by a late-August heat wave. No "hot" news needed, so here's plenty of "cool" news: --- LAWYERS are used to duking it out in court; so why not battle it out on the bandstand as well? Well, that is exactly what nearly two dozen Cobb lawyers will be doing at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre on Sept.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Police probe busts gang in heroin ring
Cobb County police went undercover for a year while investigating a gang they suspected was trafficking heroin in the county.
South Cobb High Class of '59 to celebrate 55th reunion
Members of the South Cobb High School Class of 1959 offered Cobb County Interim Superintendent Chris Ragsdale a glimpse of the classic cars of their high school days with a 1959 Ford Galaxie.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Cobb property taxes up by about $32M
Cobb property owners should keep an eye on their mailboxes: there's a bill on the way.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Customs center will make McCollum more attractive
International flights can depart from Cobb County Airport-McCollum Field in Kennesaw.