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COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A Cobb County woman was indicted Thursday for allegedly claiming to be a federal law enforcement agent to get a discount for her Chick-fil-A meal. Tara Marie Solem, of Marietta, faces two felony counts of impersonating an officer, according to court documents. Police said the ...
Cobb County School District Superintendent Chris Ragsdale, front right, said AlertPoint will enable every school official to have their own alert device to ... AlertPoint is the new security system being employed by the Cobb County School District, reiterated Superintendent Chris Ragsdale in response to all of ...

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Eugene Peterson, 94, of Cobb County served three years in the United States Marine Corp. He joined as an 18-year-old, fresh out of high school in 1942 and finished his service in 1945. Then, he found himself on the front lines of history during World War II. He served in Guadalcanal, ...
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Flames from an apartment sent residents running from a burning building. including a family with a newborn. The fire happened at the Laurel Hill Reserves complex in Marietta overnight. We're at the scene talking to fire crews about how many people lost their homes for live updates ...
ATLANTA - Imagine you are hurt in a car accident and your lawyer gets you a big settlement. Sounds good. But, what if your lawyer settled your case in secret and kept your share of the money? That's what a group of angry clients of a prominent Cobb County attorney believe happened to them. Tina Sailer ...
The people of Cobb County, Ga., have a budget conundrum on their hands, thanks to craven former county chairman Tim Lee's insistence on spending almost $400 million in public money for a stadium without giving the public a chance to vote on it. Despite a record-high tax digest, the county is $30 to 55 ...

A Cobb County school spokesman said Cobb County goes beyond the required number of days in a year so it'll forgive the snow days. Gwinnett County students participated in digital learning days. The required work was done on-line. In DeKalb County, Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green is taking back ...
Erica White sniffled as she walked into the courtroom Monday where her fate is set to be decided after what is expected to be a two-week murder trial. The Cobb County woman faces several charges in the poisoning death of her disabled 2-year-old son, Tyrael McFall, in November 2014. Police originally ...
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - It was a match made in heaven for a World War II veterans and a little puppy. Paul Pitts got the 3-pound terrier free of charge through a program called Superior Pets for Patriotic Vets. The Cobb County program matches military veterans with animals from the shelter. Mr. Pitts was in ...
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Acworth police say a shootout in a quiet neighborhood had some families diving for cover. The shooting happened Tuesday in the 100 block of Clubhouse Drive in Acworth. "Just one round after another. Bang, bang, bang," a homeowner told Channel 2 Cobb County Bureau Chief ...
Cobb County drivers should be off the roads for the night by 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Brad Nitz. Cobb is set to experience between a ½ inch and an inch of snow starting late Tuesday afternoon, Nitz said. The county school district announced Tuesday that ...
7:14 p.m.: Snow has seeped further into parts of Cobb County, landing on SunTrust Park, Channel 2 reported. 6:56 p.m.: Georgia Piedmont Technical College will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. Wednesday, spokeswoman Zaundra Brown said. 6:41 p.m.: Moderate snow is falling over parts of Cobb and ...
He will join board chair Dr. Carol Holtz, a distinguished lecturer and current professor of nursing at Kennesaw State University; board vice-chair W. Wyman Pilcher III, a retired former president of First National Bank of Cobb County; Mike Boyce, chairman of Cobb County Board of Commissioners; Dr.
MARIETTA, GA — Cobb County Schools have canceled afternoon and evening activities for Tuesday as cold weather is expected to bring snow and dangerous wind chills to the area. The school system's After School Program will be held on a normal schedule, but parents are encouraged to pick up their ...
Cobb County Schools Make Call On Wednesday Classes. Snow and dangerous wind chills were forecast for much of north Georgia late Tuesday going into Wednesday morning. By Doug Gross, Patch Staff | Jan 16, 2018 8:57 pm ET ...
Cobb County government is closing early Tuesday and opening late Wednesday in anticipation of freezing weather and possible snow. Government buildings, including libraries, will close at 6 p.m. this evening and open at 10 a.m. tomorrow morning. The decision was made in an effort to reduce travel time ...
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - There were 21 911 calls into Cobb County dispatch on the morning of Dec. 31 when Kristin Stiltner, 27, rear-ended a truck, lost control of her vehicle and spun out facing the wrong way on I-75 near the Canton Road Connector. That started a chain of events that would turn deadly.

Kyle Rinaudo, 21, an Acworth resident, announced his candidacy to represent Georgia House District 35 on Tuesday, and if elected would become Georgia's youngest State Representative and the first Democrat elected from Acworth in two decades. Rinaudo graduated from Georgetown University in ...
Brad Wheeler was elected Jan. 2 as the new chair of the Cobb County Board of Education to serve during this calendar year. Courtesy of Cobb County School District. During a special called meeting on Jan. 2, the Cobb County School District Board of Education held the annual vote to elect a new board ...
Three Cobb County officers injured in a crash Tuesday afternoon are at home recovering, officials said. Sgt. Paul ... The men were headed back to the precinct after participating in a funeral detail when their motorcycles slid on a patch of ice on Due West Road, Cobb County officials said in a Facebook post.
Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon made a rare tie-breaking vote Monday night, setting in motion Georgia's first hands-free ordinance for drivers. The new policy, set to go into effect April 2, carries a maximum fine of $150 for drivers in city limits caught using a cell phone or other mobile device with their hands.
A Cobb County woman is afraid to let her dogs outside after one was attacked by an owl, she told Channel 2 Action News. Deborah Johnson said she had let her two dachshunds out Saturday about 10 p.m. when the bird swooped in at Gabe, the larger of the two dogs. “For a few seconds there, I did not ...
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Three motorcycle officers were injured, one seriously, in a crash late Tuesday afternoon in Cobb County due to ice on the roadway. App users: View full article here. The Georgia State Patrol said it happened on Kennesaw Due West closed near Due West Road.
New 'Intervention' season hones in on Marietta, Cobb County Jan. 2 ... starting January 2, the producers will use the same formula but instead of profiling addicts from around the country, they hone in on a dozen men and women in one geographic area: Cobb County, with a specific emphasis on Marietta.
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - An 85-year-old woman was killed Friday morning after a fire in her Cobb County home. App users: View full article here. It happened 4949 Laurel Springs Drive just before 10 a.m. A spokesperson for the Cobb County Fire Department said someone passing the home called 911.
The City of Marietta announced in a meeting Wednesday that the furniture store will open a new location on Franklin Gateway. Mayor Steve Tumlin hailed as one of the largest and most important economic developments in the city's history. Ikea bought 28 acres on Franklin Gateway from the city for more ...
This is the man Acworth cops say walked out of a Walmart with a cart full of items, more than $500 worth. It appears a man recently walked out of a Walmart in Cobb County with a cart full of items — but no receipt. Acworth police are asking for help finding a man who shoplifted more than $500 of items from ...
A few years ago, Cobb County took a big bet on baseball in the form of a substantial investment in the development of SunTrust Park. Many citizens were displeased at the deal, concerned about how much of their tax money was going to subsidize the move; longtime Cobb Commission Chairman Tim Lee ...
Cobb County Community Development Block Grant and Zion Keepers, Inc. staff will host the meeting about the proposed use for Cobb's Rose Garden facility, ... In October, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners approved the lease agreement between Cobb County and Zion Keepers, Inc. for use of the ...
A man walking in the southbound travel lanes of I-75 in Cobb County late Wednesday died after two vehicles hit him, police said. Dante R. Scott, 28, of Kennesaw, was near Bells Ferry Road about 11:25 p.m. when the accident happened, according to Cobb police spokesman Wayne Delk. Scott first was hit ...
MARIETTA, GA — Cobb County public schools will remain closed for a second day on Thursday, Jan. 18, as metro Atlanta continues to work its way out from under a blanket of snow and ice that made roadways hazardous. The school system, which had already canceled classes for Wednesday, made the ...
Cobb County will resume normal government operations at 10 a.m. Thursday after heavier-than-expected snowfall Tuesday night. County Manager Rob Hosack said the delayed opening should give the transportation department time to treat icy roads and avoid forcing county employees to drive to work ...
There have been more than 120 crashes in Cobb County over nearly the last 24 hours, according to county spokesman Ross Cavitt. He said that, from 5 p.m. Wednesday to 2 p.m. Thursday, there had been 122 crashes. Of those, 10 were hit-and-runs, one of which resulted in an injury. During that time ...
Cobb County spokesman Ross Cavitt said Wednesday there have been about 200 traffic accidents in the 24 hours since snowfall. Of those, 10 were hit-and-runs. ... caused trouble for drivers. Like police, the road crews of Cobb County have already had a long day and night, but they're nowhere near done.
Historian and author James Price will discuss his book, “The Battle of New Market Heights: Freedom Will Be Theirs by the Sword,” at the Civil War Round Table of Cobb County. The event will be Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs Street in Marietta.
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Channel 2 Action News has learned a chase has blocked an exit ramp on I-75 SB in Cobb County. Channel 2's Chris ...
Cobb County spokesperson Ross Cavitt said the county is buying property for parks as fast as it can, but state law prohibits the county from ...
A maintenance worker was killed Wednesday morning after a woman drove onto a Cobb County sidewalk, officials said. The incident occurred ...
... on the CBS show “Scorpion” and had a prominent spot in the HBO show “True Blood,” which leads us to a crazy Cobb County connection ..
It's time to vote for some residents of five Cobb County cities and for residents of state Senate District 6, which extends into southern Cobb ...
This is a map of Cobb County and the surrounding region from 1834, two ... Three-quarters of a million people live in Cobb County, which is ...
The Cobb County Government building at 100 Cherokee St. was evacuated Tuesday, after a fire started from holiday decorations accidentally ...
MARIETTA, GA - Most government offices and lots of businesses will be closing this week in Cobb County as we observe Thanksgiving.
Kalem Hasan told Channel 2's Chris Jose that Cobb County police confirmed the body discovered on the 6600 block of Mableton Parkway was ...
Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted recently in Cobb County. To see more information about the eating ...
Unincorporated Cobb could be given the green light for parking meters and the ability to boot vehicles that overstay their welcome in metered ...
A Cobb County mother allegedly almost got in a crash with her infant in the vehicle she when sped off from a traffic stop. A Marietta woman is ...
Residents can register now for the 17th annual Cobb County 5K to benefit Make-A-Wish Georgia. The race will be Oct. 7 on Marietta Square.
Cobb County, its police department and one of its police officers are facing a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia over the ...
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Police have identified the woman whose body was found in the backyard of a Cobb County home over the weekend.


 

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