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Georgia assistant officially gets head job at Kennesaw State

What looked likely Wednesday night into the early hours of Thursday morning is now official. Amir Abdur Rahim is now a former UGA assistant basketball coach and is the next head men's basketball coach at Kennesaw State. The announcement was made by The Owls' Twitter account on Thursday.


Easter celebration activities abound in Cherokee today through Sunday

Looking for your perfect Easter egg hunt or sunrise service? Check out the following activities announced in Cherokee County:. EASTER SERVICES and ACTIVITIES: Woodstock's Little River United Methodist Church is hosting a community Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday with more than 10,000 eggs in thr


Woodland High principal to lead Emerson middle school, North Cobb AP to replace

New principals will lead two south Bartow schools in the next academic year and one will help select a new name and mascot for his school. Woodland High School Principal Wes Dickey will lead South Central Middle School, which will be renamed before the 2019-2020 school year begins.


Cherokee Safety Town Teaches Kids About Summer Risks

WOODSTOCK, GA -- Registration for Cherokee County Safety Town is now available online. Every summer, Safety Town educates an average of 240 5-year-olds about how to stay safe in the water, around animals, poisons, or strangers, on the school bus, their bicycles, or the sidewalks, in the car, or in c


State panel says Crawford should be removed from office

Robert “Mack” Crawford. File photo. The Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC) has recommended to the Georgia Supreme Court that suspended Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford be removed from office over charges of the theft of court funds for which he will


Paulding state legislators, school board member hosting open meetings

Some Paulding state and local elected officials will host a series of town hall meetings through mid-May. • District 17 State Rep. Martin Momtahan, R-Dallas, has scheduled two town hall meetings about the 2019 legislative session Monday, April 22, in Dallas.


Henssler donates Cap & Gown for KSU graduating seniors

Kennesaw-based Henssler Financial is helping four graduating seniors at Kennesaw State University with the cost of their cap and gown for the Spring Commencement ceremony. The financial burden of walking during the commencement ceremony was brought to Henssler’s attention through their work with the


Flash flood and severe thunderstorm warnings issued for metro Atlanta and N. Georgia

A line of strong storms brought severe weather, including damaging winds and possibly even tornadoes into the metro area Friday morning. The 11Alive StormTrackers are keeping an eye on the storm and are updating this story with the latest as it passes over our area. Bookmark this page and check back


Optimal Hearing has permanent collection box for Georgia Lions Lighthouse

Optimal Hearing, 999 Whitlock Avenue, Suite 8 in Marietta, has a permanent collection box for used eye glasses and hearings aid. The box is in the waiting area near the front door. The donations will be distributed by the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation.


H.A.V.E.N. Academy students to experience Music Therapy thanks to community donation

Shelley Elder of Elder Law Firm recently gave over $7,000 to the Cobb Schools Foundation to start a Music Therapy program at H.A.V.E.N Academy of Cobb County School District. Elder, who is the owner of an estate planning law firm, is the president-elect of Kennesaw Business Association and was recen


Steve Martin’s Bluegrass Musical ‘Bright Star’ Hits The Stage At Elm Street Village In Woodstock

Steve Martin’s “Bright Star” is onstage at the semi-professional theater of Elm Street Cultural Arts Village in Woodstock. Martin and Edie Brickell wrote and composed the musical in 2015.


Rob Thomas says he might reunite with Santana in concert to celebrate 20th anniversary of "Smooth"

Santana is celebrating a few major milestones this year — the 50th anniversary of the band’s debut album and historic performance at Woodstock, and the 20th anniversary of its hugely successful comeback album Supernatural and its lead single, “Smooth.”