Must Ministries: Christmas Toy Shop Grand Opening

 Donald Hausfeld spent his life working in real estate development. So, in 1994, as he oversaw the placement of a sewer easement through a very low-income trailer park, he started…

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Must Ministries: Christmas Toy Shop Grand Opening

 Donald Hausfeld spent his life working in real estate development. So, in 1994, as he oversaw the placement of a sewer easement through a very low-income trailer park, he started…

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Where things stand with Cobb County’s response to the aftermath of the snowstorm

The Cobb County government issued a press release this morning to inform citizens about where things stand in the county in the aftermath of the storm.The Cobb County Department of…

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KSU announces university’s farm, a learning lab for students, will not shut down

 by Alex Patton and Sierra HubbardIn light of Kennesaw State’s decision to shut down its Leven School of Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality, the fate of one of the university’s most…

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Mableton Snowpocalypse 2017!

Send out the rescue dogs!  Mobilize the snowplows!  Airlift in food and supplies!  It’s Mableton Snowpocalypse 2017.  Check out the slideshow below from our intrepid photojournalist who braved the storm…

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Jen Jordan officially ends GOP supermajority in Georgia State Senate

It was already a foregone conclusion, but Democrat Jen Jordan has become the newest member of the Georgia State, ending a two-thirds supermajority previously enjoyed by Republicans.Jordan, a lawyer, won…

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Maryline Blackburn wins election to Smyrna City Council

Maryline Blackburn is the newest member of the Smyrna city council.Smyrna voters headed to the polls Tuesday to decide the next Ward 3 council representative, choosing between Blackburn and local…

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Ill-fated squirrel causes power outage in Johnston’s Crossing

There was an explosive pop, followed by a power outage for much of the Johnston’s Crossing neighborhood in Mableton this morning. According to the Georgia Power technician who investigated the…

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Commissioner Cupid calls for safety audit of Veterans Memorial site where Edna Umeh was killed

Cobb County District 4 Commissioner Lisa Cupid initiated a Corridor Safety audit for the site where crossing guard Edna Umeh, 64, of Austell was hit and killed by a driver…

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Local brewery of the month: Reformation Brewery

Reformation’s Brewmaster Nick Downs fell in love with craft beer during his time flying 777 planes for Delta, where he has been piloting intercontinental flights for more than 25 years….

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Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson to speak at Credit Suisse 5th Annual Industrials Conference

Marillyn Hewson, CEO of Lockheed Martin, will speak at the Credit Suisse 5th Annual Industrials Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. ET.Lockheed Martin is number four on the…

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More on Smyrna’s proposed distracted driving ordinance

There has been a discussion on social media about the details of Smyrna’s proposed ordinance restricting the use of cell phones in vehicles.  I requested a copy of the ordinance…

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Sand Isn’t the Only Thing with Grit on a Volleyball Court — Morgan Lavigne and KSU Women’s Volleyball

Rain beat down on the windshield of 18-year-old Morgan Lavigne’s Nissan Pathfinder. It was a stormy summer day in 2012; a day most high school seniors would be curled up…

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Proposed Smyrna ordinance: Hands off the cell phone and on the steering wheel!

The City of Smyrna could become the first in the state of Georgia to adopt an ordinance prohibiting the use of cell phones or other mobile electronic devices while driving.If…

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Screenshot of OASIS map showing bright red for high infant mortality on one south Cobb census tract

Data shows alarming infant mortality rate in a part of South Cobb

This article by Judi Kanne and Haisten Willis is the first in a series of articles the Cobb County Courier will be publishing on health care in Cobb County.While any…

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Home Depot declares 89 cent third quarter cash dividend

On Nov. 16 The Home Depot, headquartered in Cobb County, announced an 89 cent third quarter cash dividend.  According to a company press release, this is the 123rd consecutive quarter…

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New aviation-themed park opens near Cobb airport

Watch the slideshow of the Aviation Park opening ceremony below. While planes passed overhead into McCollum Field, Cobb County reached new heights Friday, Nov. 10, as officials cut the ribbon…

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Kennesaw State allows cheerleaders back on the field after protests

Kennesaw State’s cheerleaders will return to the field at the Owls’ next game on Nov. 11. After gaining national attention, KSU’s president said in a statement Wednesday, Nov. 8, that…

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Jaha Howard, Jen Jordan headed for runoff in Georgia Senate District 6

In a hotly contested race that saw more than $1 million raised between the candidates, Democrats Dr. Jaha Howard and Jen Jordan are headed for a runoff.With all precincts reported,…

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Blackburn, Lindley to face off in Smyrna council runoff

Smyrna voters will head to the polls one more time to decide the next Ward 3 council representative.Following a short race that featured five candidates in total, Travis Lindley and…

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Professor loses job after KSU decides to end culinary program

One Kennesaw State professor has lost his job after the university’s decision to phase out its culinary and hospitality program.>> MORE COVERAGE: KSU dismantles culinary school after suggestions from donorDaniel…

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