Number of people entering treatment in Cobb County HIV/AIDS treatment center on the rise

 by Haisten Willis and Judi KanneWhile it has been decades since HIV/AIDS was a frequent topic of national headlines, and medical advances have greatly reduced the threat of death associated…

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Number of people entering treatment in Cobb County HIV/AIDS treatment center on the rise

 by Haisten Willis and Judi KanneWhile it has been decades since HIV/AIDS was a frequent topic of national headlines, and medical advances have greatly reduced the threat of death associated…

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Mableton Snowpocalypse 2018

It seems like we’ve just recovered from Snowpocalypse 2017.  Now Snowpocalypse 2018 has raised its head.  Once again our intrepid photojournalist has braved the snow to trudge as far as…

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Smyrna narrowly rejects four-house development near downtown

With the snow falling outside, the Smyrna City Council heard a full hour of debate on a proposed four-house development near the city’s downtown.Located across Atlanta Road from Market Village…

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Community leaders meet to network, celebrate ‘Spirit of MLK’ at Riverside EpiCenter

The Riverside EpiCenter, a community gathering spot affiliated with Bishop Dale C. Bronner’s Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral, was the site of a networking and community engagement event on…

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Civic engagement networking pop-up to be held Sunday at Riverside EpiCenter

Monica Delancy of the We Thrive in Riverside Renters Association submitted the following announcement about a networking event in South Cobb: In the spirit of MLK weekend, there will be…

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Celebration and Day of Service Unites Acworth Residents on MLK Day

The Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department will host the 5th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Monday, Jan. 15, at Zion Hill Baptist Church. The event seeks…

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KSU’s online MBA program ranked in the nation’s top 20

U.S. News & World Report ranked KSU’s online Master of Business Administration program number 19 on its 2018 list of Best Online Programs. The report evaluated 1,490 online degrees in eight categories….

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Are children in the south Cobb area OK?

This is a guest editorial from Monica Delancy,  the founder and executive director of We Thrive in Riverside Renters Association.As 2017 closes and 2018 begins it is imperative that resources…

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Cobb County Democrat Kyle Rinaudo announces candidacy for Georgia House District 35

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…

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Mayor breaks tie, Smyrna passes Georgia’s first hands-free ordinance

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…

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Kennesaw State University appoints Karen McDonnell assistant VP and Chief HR officer

Karen McDonnell has been appointed assistant vice president and chief human resources officer for Kennesaw State University, effective today.According to the press release from KSU: McDonnell will oversee all aspects of human…

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More Cobb County Government Twitter Accounts To Follow

This is the second in a periodic series on social media accounts of organizations and personalities of interest to Cobb County residents.  We’ll feature Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts from…

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Cobb County’s Community Emergency Response Training

Would you like to learn how to prepare for a disaster, to help yourself and others during that crisis, and to recover once the emergency is over?  Would you like to…

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Cobb County Government Twitter Accounts to follow

This is the first in a periodic series on social media accounts of organizations and personalities of interest to Cobb County residents.  We’ll feature Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts from…

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Auditions for Cobb County’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations begin next Sat. Dec 30

Do you sing, dance, or do interpretive readings?  Would you like to display your talents in celebration of the message of civil rights, justice, and equality for all people?  The auditions…

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Marietta announces IKEA development, says farewell to outgoing councilmen

After a reception held Wednesday, Dec. 20, to honor its outgoing members, the Marietta City Council announced that IKEA is coming to Franklin Gateway, the newest in a line of…

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Cobb County says it has reached the halfway point in storm debris cleanup

In a news alert this afternoon, Cobb County communications director Ross Cavitt announced that work crews had reached the approximate halfway point in their cleanup of debris on the county…

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KSU receives grant for program to reduce young adult driver crashes

The  Health Promotion and Wellness office at Kennesaw State University was granted $19,704 to take part in the Georgia Young Adult Program  administered by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  The program addresses young…

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Cobb Board of Commissioners extends contract for traffic enforcement video cameras on school buses

In a 5-0 vote at their meeting Thursday evening, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners approved a one-year extension of the contract between Arizona-based American Traffic Solutions and the Cobb County…

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Marietta-based marketing firm wins five awards

A local business has tallied five different awards for its work with several other Cobb-based organizations this year.Located on the Marietta Square, 524 Creative is a marketing firm that helps…

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