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Kennesaw sets road closings for events

Road closings were determined by the Kennesaw City Council on Feb. 18 for this year’s special events. They include: — Touch-A-Truck:8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9. Cherokee Street will be closed from Big Shanty Drive to Main Street.


Fire rips through 20 units at Roswell apartment complex

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - Firefighters say 20 units were damage after a fire ripped through a Roswell apartment complex. The fire started around 8 a.m. at the Martins Landing Apartments at 600 Old Holcomb Bridge Road.


$10K Mega Millions ticket sold in Kennesaw

A Kennesaw convenience store sold a $10,000 Mega Millions ticket last week to one lucky winner. The winning numbers in the Feb. 15 drawing were 10-38-40-43-65 and the Mega Ball was 12, the Georgia Lottery Corporation said. The person who is now $10,000 richer bought the ticket at Chevron at 3053 Cob


Kennesaw bakery fails health inspection

Editor’s Note: This information is taken from inspection reports found on the Georgia Department of Health’s Environmental Health Search Portal. — Observed employee place raw burger on grill with gloved hand then continue to cook eggs and vegetables on stove top. Employee went to prep cooler to take


Kennesaw father and son’s kidney transplant a success

Neil Ketchledge and his 24-year-old son Korbyn share a lot more than a last name. “My son gave me one of his kidneys so I could keep on living,” said Neil, 51, recovering in the family’s Kennesaw home three days after the father-and-son transplant surgery at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.


Kennesaw Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

KENNESAW, GA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flash Flood Watch for your area on Thursday, lasting from 2:14 pm to 7:00 pm. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.


Kennesaw Changes museum fees as of 3/1/19

Fees change at Southern Museum - Rates to rise for adults, seniors but decrease for youth, military. The AJC reports on 2/22/19 that the Kennesaw Civil War Museum is increasing its fees (see below) and as a former Kennesaw resident for 15 years I simply comment that it wasn't worth the old fees let


Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged in prostitution bust

JUPITER, Fla. - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been charged in connection with a recent prostitution and human trafficking investigation in Florida, police said. According to police, Kraft is charged with two counts of soliciting another to commit prostitution. These are misdemeanor cri


R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving minors

COOK COUNTY, Ill. - Singer R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving four minors, according to the Cook County Prosecutor's Office. The allegations span two decades.


Cobb Library Foundation makes donation to Cobb County Library System

The Cobb Library Foundation recently donated $10,200 to the Cobb County Library System. The donation will be used for special library programs, including Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS) and the annual Summer Reading Program.


Missing Teen Sought By Woodstock Police

WOODSTOCK, GA — Woodstock police are asking the public's help in finding 17-year-old girl who went missing and was last seen around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Mariah Dixon was last seen at the McDonald's at Highway 92 and Trickum Road.


GBI: Snacks that sent 28 middle school students to hospital contained THC

ATLANTA - A lab test conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation found THC in a food sample from Sandtown Middle School, where 28 students were sent to local hospitals last week after eating Valentine’s Day treats.


Body of missing Marietta man found in Cherokee County

A Marietta man who had been reported missing was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound near a public water tank in Cherokee County on Tuesday morning, officials said. According to a Cherokee Sheriff’s Office report:


Dozens of charges don’t stop Cobb landlord’s subsidies, tenants’ misery

The entire bottom floor of a south Cobb apartment building has been abandoned to the rats. Doors are boarded up and windows smashed in. Above, residents live with more rodents, mold, leaks, cracks in their walls and windows, faulty wiring and sewage overflows from their neighbors’ toilets.


'She's my hero': Pistol-packing Georgia great-grandma fires shots at burglar

JACKSON Co., Ga. (WDBJ7) -- A Georgia great-grandmother used her pistol to fend off a home intruder. Gwendolyn Agard, 79, of Jackson County Georgia always said, "Don't ever let anybody come in and run you out of your own house."


Upcoming Events On The Kennesaw Calendar

KENNESAW, GA — Looking for something to do this weekend? Patch is here to help. Our event calendar includes lots of local community events. If we missed an event, not to worry! You can post the event to the calendar yourself using MyPatch.


Teen last seen at McDonald's in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, Ga. — Police in Woodstock, Georgia are asking for help in finding a missing 17-year-old girl. Mariah Dixon was last seen at the McDonald's restaurant on Highway 92 and Trickum Road around 5 p.m. on Thursday, police said.


Maserati towed from scene of active FBI raid in upscale neighborhood

Federal agents are searching a house in an upscale Sandy Springs neighborhood. Channel 2's Audrey Washington is on Crestwicke Pointe in Sandy Springs, where she said she saw agents tow away a Maserati.


Victim of former attorney accused of killing mother speaks to CBS46

KENNESAW,Ga. (CBs46)- CBS46 is learning more about Richard Merritt, the 44-year-old former lawyer accused of killing his mother. While he's on the run, his victims continue to suffer while their cases remain on hold. More than a dozen of his victims say they were ripped off by Merritt.

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GBI dismantles Cuban drug trafficking operation in four Georgia counties

On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed four simultaneous search warrants in Jenkins and Burke Counties relating to an ongoing drug investigation. The search warrants were the culmination of a two year long investiga