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Dr. Michael Hinojosa, who came to Cobb from the Dallas Independent School District in Texas, stepped in as the county system's new superintendent on July 1. He visited the Journal for a wide-ranging interview last week and discussed where the district stands nationally and if a Broad Prize could be in its future, the logic behind choosing block or ... (more)
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.
Cobb school board member Scott Sweeney called on parents at a Wednesday town hall meeting to deprive Gov. Nathan Deal of another term in office if he doesn't give the school system more money.
Despite promises to hold those accountable for warning signs missed, there's been no report of any employee within the Gwinnett County office being fired, demoted or even retrained.
Kerry Armstrong, the current chairman of the North Fulton Community Improvement District , has been elected the new chairman of the Atlanta Regional Commission .
A $100 million mixed-use development in the Cumberland Community Improvement District may be seeing a reduced tax burden for the next ten years.
After coming out ahead in the November special election to fill the District 14 State Senate seat vacated by Barry Loudermilk, Bartow County resident Bruce Thompson has secured the post with more than double the votes of his runoff opponent, Matt Laughridge of Cartersville.
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.
You can find class sizes, by grade level, for all Cobb County School District schools here .
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are asking the public in the Marietta and the north Atlanta area for assistance in their search for a 21-year-old man charged with two counts of murder in a July 30 triple shooting in Savannah.
The Atlanta City Council Monday approved a comprehensive community benefits plan designed to direct $30 million in funding to bolster the neighborhoods surrounding the new $1.2 billion Falcons stadium, it announced Monday in a news release.
COBB COUNTY just agreed to issue $367 million in revenue bonds to help build a stadium for The Atlanta Braves to call home.
Her grandmother, Robin Moss, sent to letter to DFCS, alerting them to her intent to sue for change within a department she feels willfully ignored Emani's pleas for help, but just four days later the supreme court ruled case workers could not be held legally responsible.
Families are invited to Cobb County Parks' Candy Cane Hunt at the Mable House on Saturday, Dec. 7. Not only are the kids invited to hunt for 10,000 candy canes, but decorating cookies, roasting marshmallows and working on ginger bread houses will also be part of the fun.