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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

Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens In Marietta: Report

MARIETTA, GA -- More than 30 people woke up Thursday morning without a home after a late-night apartment blaze in Cobb County damaged several units, Patch has learned. The blaze took place at the Whitlock Properties on Whitlock Avenue in Marietta, according to news reports. There were no injuries in

PATCH - 2017-09-21 13:24:59

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

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

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

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

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


"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

Second Meth Lab Found In Multi-Million Dollar Georgia Bust | Patch PM

Share-worthy stories from the Georgia Patch network to talk about tonight: A second north Georgia meth lab has been discovered and a woman is on the run in connection with a $3.2 million bust state and local authorities made last week. After Hurricane Maria left behind a tattered Puerto Rico without

PATCH - 2017-09-21 20:33:25

Police search for man accused of killing woman

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - U.S. Marshals have joined police in the search for a man accused of killing a woman who was found dead inside a Smyrna home. Officers found Shuyi Li, 28, dead Monday after she did not show up for work. Shuyi Li 2017 Cox Media Group. "I was so shocked. She was such a quiet, sweet y

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-21 12:06:14

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

Benedict Cumberbatch: It's very cool to be a Marvel superhero

Benedict Cumberbatch admits it's "very cool" to be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The 41-year-old actor stars as magical superhero Doctor Strange in the MCU and is set to reprise his role in both 'Thor: Ragnarok' and the upcoming 'Avengers: Infinity War', and Cumberbatch admits it's an honou

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 09:00:00

Rian Johnson finishes post-production on The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson has finished post-production on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The 43-year-old filmmaker has helmed eighth instalment of the sci-fi saga, which will hit cinemas this December, and now Johnson has taken to Instagram to announce the movie is done. Uploading a photograph of the post-productio

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 09:00:00

Paloma Faith's sleep struggle

Paloma Faith thinks having a baby is like "bringing home a deity from hell". The 36-year-old singer and her partner Leyman Lahcine welcomed their first child into the world in December, and though she adores motherhood, she admits coping with the lack of sleep has been tough. She said: "I'm just bac

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 08:00:00

Scott Disick says Kourtney Kardashian is the only woman he's ever loved

Scott Disick admits Kourtney Kardashian is the "only person" he's ever loved. The 34-year-old reality TV star - who is now believed to be dating Sophia Richie - has been spotted with a number of women over the past few months, but he admitted he's never felt for anyone the way he did about his forme

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 08:00:00