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Gang member sentenced for killing Cobb father during 2015 robbery

Almost exactly two years after a Mableton father was shot to death, one of his gang-affiliated killers was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Darius Jarrell Dunn, 25 of Austell, was sentenced Thursday on malice murder and other charges in the death of 23-year-old Anthony Terrell Tavarez. Du

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-21 19:24:57

Report: Convicted felon bought gun with fake cash

A Cedartown man was in jail without bond Thursday night after being accused of purchasing a pistol with counterfeit money while being a convicted felon. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Mitchell Ryan McChargue, 32, of 240 Wimberly Hill Road, was arrested around 4:20 p.m. Thursday. On Sunday,

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 02:45:00

Cobb residents have much to look forward to as season changes

It's fall, y'all - that time of year when temperatures cool, the leaves change color and football season gets back in full swing. Though it may not feel like it outside, today is officially the first day of autumn. With the changing season comes an array of activities Cobb residents can look forward

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 01:29:00

Final VR Comedy Night set for Saturday

Villa Rica's final Comedy Night will be this Saturday, Sept. 23, featuring well-known comedian Dusty Slay. Slay, who will headline this night of comedy, has appeared on several network shows including NBC's "Last Comic Standing", the popular program "Laughs on FOX" and he was a featured comedian on

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Teacher of the year finalists announced

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County School System (NCSS) and the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the top three finalists for Newton County's 2017 Teacher of the Year award. After reading essays submitted by each of the school system's 23 Teachers of the Year, a pa

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-09-21 23:20:00

"Off The Leash" Pet Themed Art Show to benefit Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue

Kennesaw - This fall The Art Station at Big Shanty Park invites artists to display their pet themed work in their first ever Off the Leash Art Show. Art submissions are open to the public and all ready to display pieces from a variety of mediums are welcome. Proceeds from art sales will benefit loca

PATCH - 2017-09-21 17:56:33

Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue reaches 500 adoptions milestone for 2017

KENNESAW - Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue is excited to announce it has placed 500 pets into new, loving homes so far in 2017. The total number of adoptions for all of last year was 520, so Mostly Mutts is on track for a record-setting year of saving homeless pets. The second annual Strut Your Mutt dog

PATCH - 2017-09-21 17:52:41

5 Recently Sold Homes In Douglasville

How much are homes selling for in your neighborhood? Take a look at the most recent ones that were purchased, courtesy of Realtor.com. DOUGLASVILLE, GA - Curious to see how much homes are selling for in your neighborhood? We've rounded up some of the homes recently purchased around Douglasville. Her

PATCH - 2017-09-21 15:34:34

After delay, commissioners to vote on $403M budget today

Cobb's fiscal 2018 budget is expected to be voted on by county commissioners today, 10 days later than expected, but Chairman Mike Boyce said his proposed financial plan remains unchanged. Boyce and the four county commissioners had been scheduled to vote on the $403.4 million budget during their Se

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 01:39:00

More than 30 displaced by Cobb apartment fire

Red Cross workers are helping as many as 32 people who were displaced late Wednesday by an apartment fire in Cobb County, a spokeswoman said. The fire, which affected eight units, was at the Magnolia at Whitlock complex at 925 Whitlock Avenue NW in Marietta, Red Cross spokeswoman Divina Mims Puckett


Kennesaw's trash fee increase won't hit prepaid residents at first

The $3 increase for Kennesaw residents' monthly sanitation bill will not apply to those who have already paid for all of 2017 in advance, according to city officials, though the increase will be imposed once the prepaid period ends. Beginning in October and reflected on the November bill, sanitation

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 01:25:00

Georgia Tech Shooting: Police Looking For More Arsonist In Atlanta 'Riot'

ATLANTA, GA -- Police in Atlanta are looking for more people who were involved in violent clashes at Georgia Tech this week, authorities said. Three people are facing criminal charges in the protests that rocked the campus Monday night -- but more people may be arrested. Police are especially looki

PATCH - 2017-09-21 17:56:10

Marietta apartment fire displaces 4 families

Buy Now A fire broke out at an apartment building in the Magnolia at Whitlock complex Wednesday evening, displacing several families.Shaddi Abusaid MARIETTA - Samara Branch and her three children must find a new home after a fire broke out in the Magnolia at Whitlock apartment complex Wednesday even

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 01:35:00

Cobb, Marietta schools start fall break Monday

Today is the last day of school for students in Cobb and Marietta schools before a weeklong fall break. The break is the first of six week-long breaks students will have during the 2017-18 school year. Students will report back to school on Oct. 2. Today is the last day of school for students in Cob

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 01:26:00

Four Marietta businesses cited for underage alcohol sales

Four Marietta businesses were cited for selling alcohol to minors Tuesday when Marietta Police conducted stings at 20 bars, restaurants, gas stations and grocery stores across the city. The businesses that sold booze to underage buyers were the QuikTrip on Powder Springs Street across from Sandtown

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 01:20:00

North Georgia State Fair opens in Marietta

The 85th annual North Georgia State Fair is back at Jim Miller Park with rides, slides and racing pigs. After nearly a month of preparation by local vendors and event organizers, opening day got off without a hitch Thursday night, said fair manager Tod Miller. The 11-day event features a host of new

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 01:18:00

Man convicted of shooting at strangers outside ER in Marietta

A Statesboro man who shot off his gun in a hospital parking lot before leading Marietta Police on a car chase with his girlfriend was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday, according to the Cobb District Attorney's office. It took a Cobb jury about half an hour to convict Cody Allen Williams, 26

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 16:17:00

FSMS teacher killed in Saturday accident

A Factory Shoals Middle School teacher died in multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 early Saturday morning. Jasmine McGhee, 27, of Oxford, Ala., was killed in the accident, which took place in Carroll County between Temple and Bremen on I-20 westbound near mile marker 14 at about 12:05 a.m. on Sept.

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 11:30:00

Man accused of concealing missing vet's death in court

MARIETTA, Ga. - Brad Clement will appear before a Cobb County Magistrate judge Wednesday afternoon for his probable cause and bond hearing. He is charged with concealing once-missing U.S. Army veteran Chase Massner's death. While Clement sits inside his jail cell, charged with concealing a death, 1

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-20 18:13:35

Chapel Hill High Band To Perform Monday

DOUGLASVILLE, GA - With fall officially upon us, the Chapel Hill High School Panther Band will give a free performance Monday - its last at home before competitive band season begins. The show will be at 6:30 p.m. at Panther Stadium, 4899 Chapel Hill Rd., Douglasville. It will include performances b

PATCH - 2017-09-20 19:42:04