November 2018

Smyrna City Hall in article about Smyrna Sunday alcohol sales

Smyrna Sunday alcohol sales formally approved

For the second meeting in a row, the Smyrna city council passed an ordinance loosening restrictions on alcohol consumption. Earlier in November the council added three new zones where patrons…


Cobb County Police car in article about fatal collision Church Road

Fatal Crash on Church Road

According to Officer Sarah O’Hara of the Cobb County Police Department, the department’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit is investigating a fatal collision on Church Road near Landmark Drive…





2018 Science Olympiad State Champions-Shallowford Falls Elementary School in article with about Cobb Schools and control over calendar

Cobb Schools Want Control Over Calendar

The Cobb County School Board set their 2019 legislative priorities Thursday to be presented to lawmakers. Superintendent Chris Ragsdale echoed Marietta’s Superintendent Grant Rivera in his wish to see control…


L-R Luisa Wakeman, Erick Allen, Mary Frances Williams (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

Democrat Mary Frances Williams wins the recount

The recount is complete for  Georgia House District 37, and Democratic challenger Mary Frances Williams has officially unseated Republican incumbent Sam Teasley. The Marietta-area district has been represented by Teasley…