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Man convicted of killing Cobb County college student asks judge for new trial

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Parents of a murdered Auburn University student from Cobb County may have to sit through another difficult trial. In 2008, Courtney Lockhart kidnapped Marietta-native Lauren Burk from her Auburn University campus apartment, forced her to undress as he drove her around and then sho

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-17 23:24:58

Man gets life in prison for fatally shooting ex-girlfriend’s Vietnam vet uncle

A man was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend’s uncle, who was a Vietnam veteran, authorities said. He was sentenced to life in prison plus 21 years. Donald Woods, 58, of Atlanta, was found guilty of shooting 73-year-old Otha Orr of Marietta on June 29, 2017. It happened outside of the residenc


Marietta teen collapses, dies following Boy Scouts lock-in

Marietta, GA (CBS46)- Family and friends are mourning the loss of a Cobb County teenager who collapsed and died after attending a Boy Scouts lock-in event. Vaughn Fletcher, a Marietta High School honor student, died Sunday at Egleston Hospital from complications after collapsing last week during the

CBS 46 - 2018-12-17 20:43:50

Water matters focus of Weatherford’s final commission meeting

MARIETTA — On a night where Cobb commissioners embraced one of their own after the final meeting of his term, Powder Springs council members showed division on an issue involving their city.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-18 02:42:00

Cobb man indicted in alleged ‘execution style’ killing of father

A 24-year-old man has been formally charged with killing his father in what Marietta police described as an “execution style murder.” Daniel Walden Attaway was indicted Thursday on charges that include malice murder, according to Cobb County court records.


Fatal I-75 Marietta Crash Kills Woman Saturday Night

MARIETTA, GA -- A serious Saturday night crash on I-75 in Marietta left one woman dead. Marietta police said the accident involved a silver mid-sized vehicle and an SUV towing a boat. Details of the accident are still being determined, but the female driver of the silver vehicle did not survive.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 01:12:00

Marietta parking deck back on deck

Once again, Mayor Steve Tumlin is proposing a plan that would bring a parking deck to downtown Marietta. The Marietta Public Works Committee is scheduled to discuss the plan tonight.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-17 22:43:00

Georgia QB Justin Fields planning to transfer, report says

Quarterback Justin Fields has notified Georgia that he will transfer, according to a report from USA TODAY, which cites an unidentified source close to the situation. The Kennesaw, Ga. product was a five-star recruit out of high school and was the nation's No. 2 overall prospect in the class of 2018

SPORTING NEWS - 2018-12-18 01:52:00

Chase Massner Death: Clement Pleads Guilty Monday, Sentenced

MARIETTA, GA -- James Bradshaw Clement pled guilty Monday afternoon in charges related to the death of U.S. Army veteran Chase Massner, who was reported missing in early 2014 and whose remains were found on Aug. 1, 2017, at Clement's former Kennesaw residence. Clement was sentenced to 15 years, with

PATCH - 2018-12-17 20:16:00

Georgia Police K-9 Wounded After Shooting That Killed Officer Released From Hospital

DeKalb County Police Dog Indi, who was shot in the head while hunting down a suspect accused of shooting and killing Officer Edgar Flores last week, has been released from a veterinary hospital. — ATLANTA -- A DeKalb County police dog, who was shot in the head while hunting down a suspect accused of

OFFICER.COM - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Deadly I-75 car accident under investigation

COBB COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A deadly accident that temporarily shut down Interstate 75 southbound at South Marietta Parkway is now under investigation. Marietta police confirmed to FOX 5 a sedan and SUV were involved in the accident at around 10:45 Saturday night.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-12-16 13:29:00

Marietta: See 5 Nearby Homes For Sale

MARIETTA, GA — Looking for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Not to fear! To keep you up to date, we've got an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 18:51:00

River Park Offers Beautiful New Contemporary Home

MARIETTA, GA -- Here is this week's Wow House. Address: 4708 NE Green River Ct, Marietta, Georgia. Features: Beautiful remodeled contemporary home in sought after River Park. This estate features an open living area with high ceilings and walls of windows. Overlook the 3 acres of land while enjoying

PATCH - 2018-12-17 15:41:00

1 dead, another critically injured after fatal crash closes I-75

Marietta, GA (CBS46) I-75 is back open again in Cobb County after a fatal crash forced the closure of the interstate Saturday night. The crash involving two vehicles happened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday night.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-16 11:37:49

MHS freshman remembered for Hawaiian shirts, goofy jokes and caring heart

A Marietta family is mourning the loss of a high school freshman who collapsed during a Boy Scout lock-in last weekend and died Thursday of complications from a cardiac event. Vaughn Fletcher, a Marietta High honor student with a passion for singing and playing guitar and piano, was 15 years old.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-16 00:14:00

Marietta family shares their sweet tradition of hosting Christmas Cookie Decorating Party

Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like a batch of homemade cookies from your grandmother’s recipe. Marietta resident Casey Jones and her children host a Christmas Cookie Decorating Party that provides entertainment and a time for sharing.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-16 05:00:00

VIDEO: Georgia can't hold on in close loss to Arizona State

Georgia’s home record was unblemished before Saturday night. A formidable Pac-12 team changed that. Arizona State won’t be confused with Kennesaw State, Sam Houston State or Savannah State — teams that the Bulldogs handled with relative ease in Stegeman Coliseum this season.

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-12-16 03:27:00

SALLY LITCHFIELD: Cobb Countians celebrate the season of giving with parties, benefits and more

♦ ♦ ♦ The 9th annual “The Marietta Holiday Benefit Classic” will take place at The Hunt House (1127 White Cir. NW, Marietta) on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 5 to 10 p.m. and will feature local band Chris Stalcup and the Grange. Tickets are $10. Following the concert, an after party will be held at Nik’s P

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-16 05:00:00

Walmart Theft Suspects Who Led Police On Chase Still At Large

HOLLY SPRINGS, GA — Holly Springs police is asking the public to help them track down the two men accused of stealing TVs from Walmart and leading police on a chase before they crashed a stolen van early Monday in Cobb County.

PATCH - 2018-12-15 13:44:00

Fate of Cobb, Marietta testing proposals now in hands of feds

Cobb and Marietta’s proposals to do away with annual Milestones testing will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education for final approval on Monday, according to the state.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 23:17:00