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Plane crashes after takeoff, killing Georgia pilot

RHINE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia pilot was killed in a crash after takeoff from a private airstrip early Wednesday. The Telegraph of Macon reports that Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson says the Cessna 150 piloted by 44-year-old John Kyle Barron went down into the woods around 6:15 a.m. Steverson sa

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 13:36:34

"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

Hearing continued for man accused of concealing Chase Massner's death

Photos taken from a GoFundMe page purport to show Chase Massner, a Cherokee County man who went messing in March 2014. He was 26 years old at the time. Cobb Police on Tuesday said remains were found at the Kennesaw home where Massner had been last seen, though it had not been determined if the remai

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 01:30:00

Top 5 Things to do in Cobb

1) 85th Annual Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair WHAT: As the largest fair in metro Atlanta, the Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair features live music, free attractions and shows, farm animals, flower shows, blue ribbon competitions, local entertainment and fair foods. There are al

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 23:21:00

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

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


Man convicted of shooting at strangers outside ER

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

Annual North Georgia State Fair concert series to feature lineup of music talents

MARIETTA - Some of music's biggest names and most promising rising stars, including a hometown favorite, are rolling into town for the 85th annual North Georgia State Fair. The concerts are free with admission and begin at 8 p.m. The lineup includes Christian music artist Colton Dixon on Friday and

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 23:24:00

Anyone who believes in global warming is a fool

I'm not going to waste time refuting Ms. Parker's ignorance and belief in man-made global warming ("The Message is in the Storm," MDJ) except to say it is a hoax. Anyone who believes in man-made global warming is a fool. Marietta I'm not going to waste time refuting Ms. Parker's ignorance and belief

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 01:08:00

'WOW!' House: Stunning Entertainer's Dream Home Includes Wine Cellar

WOODSTOCK, GA -- Are you in the market for a new home? Looking for more space to accommodate your growing family? Or are you seeking to downsize, now that the kids have left the nest? No matter what your desires are in the real estate market, Patch is here to help. Each week, we feature a WOW House

PATCH - 2017-09-21 16:23:46

Bernie Sanders addresses St. Louis protests, foreign policy in mid-Missouri address

FULTON, Mo. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders barbed Russian President Vladimir Putin, criticized many of the United States' modern-day military interventions and addressed recent protests in St. Louis - all from the lectern Thursday at a mid-Missouri liberal arts college. In a speech focused on foreign aff

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:45:00

32 years after federal takeover, HUD returns East St. Louis public housing to local control

EAST ST. LOUIS By the fall of 1985, the Reagan Administration had had enough of the East St. Louis Housing Authority. The famously inept and corrupt local agency, which was supposed to provide shelter for the area's poorest citizens in more than 3,000 public housing units, was paralyzed by a politic

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:30:00

Drive-by flu shot clinic Tuesday

Cherokee County residents will soon have the chance to vaccinate themselves against the flu this season at one of the Georgia Department of Public Health's Drive-by Flu Shot Clinics. Locals can stop by the Cherokee clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Woodstock City Church at 150 Ridgewalk Parkwa

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:19:00

Enjoy a cup of joe with Canton's finest

Canton Police will offer another "Coffee with a Cop" community event to establish relationships with local residents, according to a news release. Officers will meet with civilians from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Starbucks located at 1353 Riverstone Parkway, Suite 110 in Canton, police said. T

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:16:00

Police slow down speeders in downtown Canton

The city of Woodstock isn't the only municipality in Cherokee County examining speeding in its downtown area. Canton Mayor Gene Hobgood said he asked Police Chief Mark Mitchell to post an extra unit near East Main Street a few weeks ago after receiving several complaints on Facebook about speeders i

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:10:00

Man charged with vehicular homicide found

An Ellijay man reported missing who was charged with vehicular homicide in July after a woman was ejected from his car in Ball Ground has now been located by local law enforcement officers. Kenneth Michael Williams, 37, was located at a residence in Cherokee County by Cherokee Sheriff's Office deput

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:04:00

Manufacturers want Indiana workforce development programs focused on their needs

INDIANAPOLIS - Hoosier manufacturing companies want more say in how Indiana annually spends approximately $1 billion in state and federal funds on workforce development. Brian Burton, president and CEO of the Indiana Manufacturers Association, told reporters Thursday that the state's worker training

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:00:00

Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on the eve of this week's Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, Zuckerberg said that Facebook will provide the contents

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 20:59:23

Prosecutors: Texas lawmaker spent $51K on online psychic

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas lawmaker apparently spent more than $51,000 of her own money on an online psychic, showed up for work at the Capitol impaired by medication and hid a cellphone from investigators, prosecutors allege in a court filing this week. Rep. Dawnna Dukes is due to face misdemeano

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 19:46:38