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Gas station outside Acworth to offer 76 cent per gallon to first 100 cars Friday

There isn’t much you can get for a dollar these days.Good luck buying a Coke or a candy bar at the corner store with just a buck in hand. Even a ride on Cobb’s bus system runs $2.50.For a lucky few on Friday, though, a gallon of gas will cost just 76 cents.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 21:49:00

Body Found In Bartow Landfill Is Unidentified Woman: Sheriff

CARTERSVILLE, GA — Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap announced Wednesday that the human remains found this week at the county landfill were those of an unidentified woman, according to media reports. The woman's remains were cut into "numerous pieces," Millsap said, and were stuffed into bags and

PATCH - 2018-08-15 21:10:17

Sheriff's office to release new information on dismembered body found | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. -Bartow County Sheriff's deputies are expected to release the name of a person who's body was found in a landfill.The dismembered body was found Monday in the Bartow County Landfill off Allatoona Dam Road.News Chopper 2 was on the grisly scene as crews sifted through garbage to se

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-15 14:42:00

Former Kennesaw State student pleads guilty to sex assaults near campus

KENNESAW, Ga. -- A former Kennesaw State Student will spend nearly 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple sexual assaults not far from campus.On Monday, as jury selection was underway for his trial, Tyree Robert Mew pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated assault with intent to ra

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-15 15:42:27

Alleged rapist who followed 14-year-old girl to hotel room thought it was ‘OK’ to sexually assault her because they had exchanged glances earlier: Report

According to News 6 Orlando, Authorities announced Monday that Nelson Hernandez-Garcia, of Woodstock, Georgia is charged with sexual battery of a victim 12 years or older in the case.

CRIMEONLINE.COM - 2018-08-15 17:48:42

Massive Copperhead Found in Georgia Right Outside the Back Door

Employees of theC&C Tree Servicein Canton, Georgia got the shock of their lives when they were removing some dead timber on the back of the company’s property. Two hugecopperhead snakeswere uncovered, one that turned out to be a pregnant female carrying nine eggs inside of her.

WIDEOPENSPACES.COM - 2018-08-15 14:00:55

Cobb Co. Restaurant Scores: 2 Spots Fail This Week

Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points. Letter grades assigned are A for totals of 100 to 90 points, B for 89 to 80, C for 79 to 70, and U for less than 70.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 18:53:40

Mother asks help after daughter, 4, killed in Paulding rear-end collision

Alora Rose Sell, 4, died after the van in which she was riding was struck from behind Tuesday in the Union community of southwest Paulding County.Special - GoFundMe

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 21:12:00

Multi-county police chase comes to deadly end

Police said the crash stemmed from a Paulding County Police chase.COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A multi-county police chase turned deadly late Tuesday night.Just before midnight Tuesday, Cobb County Police said a motorcycle and a pickup truck crashed at CH James Parkway at Oglesby Road in Powder Springs.Police

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-15 08:32:20

Woodstock Motorcycle Rider Injured In Crash With SUV: Police

WOODSTOCK, GA — A Woodstock man is being treated at a local hospital for injuries he sustained early Wednesday morning when an SUV struck his motorcycle, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. William Lunsford, 48, was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta with serious injuri

PATCH - 2018-08-15 18:38:33

ATLANTA CITY HALL BRIBERY CASE: Senior staffer for former mayor pleads guilty in city hall bribery case

Taylor-Parks, Reed’s former deputy chief of staff and a 23-year City Hall veteran, pleaded guilty to accepting $4,000 in bribes from a city vendor and agreed to cooperate with the government’s investigation. She faces up to five years in prison when sentenced in November.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-15 19:32:53

Man in bizarre disguise robs 2 Walmart stores in less than 20 minutes | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

After getting some cash, the man grabbed the note, walked out of the store and left in a white car.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-14 16:31:00

Dogs attack 79-year-old woman in Cartersville

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.- Neighbors are on edge in Cartersville after they say three dogs attacked a 79-year-old woman.The neighbors tell FOX 5 the woman was outside her home in her front yard when the three pit bull mix dogs approached her and began biting her.The woman fell and suffered a fractured spine

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-15 02:35:00

Warrant: Kennesaw woman allegedly forced child to walk down rainy street naked

A Kennesaw woman was arrested after allegedly forcing a 4-year-old boy to walk down the street nude in the rain with her while another 18-month-old girl was unsupervised in a home for two hours.The incident occurred Aug. 1 on Spindletop Drive in Kennesaw, according to an arrest warrant.Menna Giday f


Legal battle between Bills' McCoy, ex-girlfriend

"She still needs time to recover. If anyone's ever been the victim of a home invasion and an aggravated battery, you know it takes more than 30 days to recover from that," Cordon's attorney said following an eviction hearing at the Fulton County Courthouse.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-15 00:30:00

Cobb Lawyer Used Clients' IDs To Scam Thousands: Feds

Chalmer "Chuck" Detling, II, 42, of Marietta, was arraigned in U.S. Magistrate Court on seven counts of wire fraud and eight counts of aggravated identity theft. He was indicted by a federal grand jury last week for using the identities of 36 former clients without their knowledge.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 13:27:28

Man In Wig Robs 2 Cobb Walmarts

Cobb County Police say at about 10:59 a.m. the man walked into the Walmart at 6520 Barrett Pkwy., went to the check-cashing station and handed the clerk a demand note. After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, he retrieved his note, walked out of the store and got into a white car, police say.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 20:48:21

Body found in Bartow County landfill

According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, at around 12:30 p.m. Monday, a sanitation worker located a dismembered body part while dumping a compactor container at the landfill, located at 40 Allatoona Dam Road near Emerson. Deputies and investigators responded along with assistance from several GBI Investi


Another Missing Teen From Douglas County Sought

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 16-year-old boy, last seen Aug. 9.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 14:49:15

Crime Spree Ends As Canton Man Arrested: Police

CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA — After a long chase, Cherokee sheriff's deputies on Monday apprehended a Canton man who had been on the run from law enforcement for more than a week, according to a police report. The deputies took Jacob Cole Henson, 25, into custody when a local resident held him at gunpoint,