Max Bacon upper body shot. Bacon is bearded, with white hair. He is wearing a dark sports jacket and an open-collared dress shirt. The shot is an upper-body shot, and he is smiling face-forward into the camera

Bacon bows out of reelection bid

In the midst of what appeared to be a full-fledged re-election campaign, Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon has announced he will not seek another term in office. Bacon, 70, made the…


Detail of Cobb County Police Department STEP Unit vehicle in article about pedestrian killed on Cobb Parkway

Pedestrian killed on Cobb Parkway

According to a public information release from Officer Sydney Melton of the Cobb County Police Department, the department’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit is investigating a pedestrian fatality that…







Mableton Parkway near Factory Shoals Road (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

Emergency repairs on Mableton Parkway

The GDOT sent out the following press release this morning: Emergency lane closure on Mableton Parkway for Sewer RepairWhat: Cobb County Water System will close one right lane and shoulder on…


HOA Network forum on HOA financials

The HOA Network of the Mableton Improvement Coalition is holding a forum on How to Manage Your Association Financially. It will be held Saturday July 13 from 10 a.m. –…


Site of Bob Callan Trail (photo by Haneefa Walton)

Bob Callan trail ribbon-cutting date set

The Cumberland Community Improvement District board met on Thursday and announced the ribbon-cutting for a trail extension that will connect to other trails within Cobb County. Kim Menefee, Executive Director,…