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Upcoming Marietta Business Association events

The Marietta Business Association will have the following events: Dec. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m., the MBA, the East Cobb Business Association and the Northeast Cobb Business Association will have a networking event at the East Cobb Health Park, 3747 Roswell Road NE in Marietta. Dec. 11, from noon to 1 p

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 17:34:00

Gobble joggers take over Marietta Square, raise money for MUST Ministries

MARIETTA - Walking, running, strolling and jogging, they came in the thousands, a river of people flowing through the streets of downtown Marietta on Thanksgiving morning. Many wore athletic attire, but there were also Pilgrims and Native Americans in the crowd. There were turkeys, luchadores, Pokem

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 00:32:00

Mattie's Call issued for missing Marietta man with history of dementia

MARIETTA, Ga. -- The Cobb County Sheriff's Office has issued a Mattie's Call for an 82-year-old Marietta man who hasn't been seen since Tuesday afternoon. Bill "JacK" Givens was reported missing around 2 p.m. after apparently driving away from his home off Ruby Street. Authorities say Gives has a me


Marietta man claims discovery of new fruit

Could Marietta resident Eddie Rhoades have discovered a new type of fruit? He thinks so, and he is awaiting the test results to prove it. Rhoades was checking the fruit trees in his yard for bird nests last spring when he discovered three unfamiliar citrus fruits. From the outside, the fruits looked


Cobb Worker Killed When Woman Drives Onto Sidewalk: Reports

COBB COUNTY, GA - The Cobb County police are investigating a fatal Wednesday morning accident in which a woman drove a vehicle onto a sidewalk and struck a maintenance worker, according to media reports. The accident occurred shortly after 8 a.m. at Akers Mill Road and Galleria Drive in Cumberland,


Local to perform with theater company in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

Ellie Perry of Marietta was one of 128 military children selected to perform in the 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Camp Broadway LLC, an award-winning theater arts enrichment company, will perform Irving Berlin's "This Is A Great Country" in the parade featuring children, ra


State Bank congratulates Maj. Gen. McMahon

On Nov. 17, shortly after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary of Defense, retired Maj. Gen. Robert H. McMahon, a director of State Bank Financial Corporation and State Bank and Trust Company - which has a Marietta location, submitted his letter of resignation from the boards of

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 17:33:00

Police Release Sketches Of Deadly Home Invasion Suspects

CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released sketches of the two men they believe were involved in the January 2016 murder of a Bartow County man whose body was found dumped along Interstate 75 near the Cobb-Cherokee County border. The agency is asking the public to help i

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:57:01

Oconee deputies looking for help finding missing police dog

Oconee County Sheriff's Office deputies called off a Thanksgiving Day search for missing police dog Jak. The Belgian Malinois has one eye, is 10 years old and is a reddish blond dog with some graying on the snout. Jak was discovered missing Thanksgiving morning around 8:30 a.m. He was last seen on O

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-24 07:50:51

Coroner identifies Fair Play man killed in moped crash

A 47 year-old man driving a moped died Wednesday night after being struck by another vehicle. James Ray Hall, of Fair Play, was driving a moped and headed north on S.C. 59 near Cleveland Creek Road around 6 p.m. when he was struck from behind and thrown from the moped, Oconee County Coroner Karl Add

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-23 15:17:04

Driver killed after ejected from moped in Oconee Co. crash

Troopers say one person is dead after a crash in Oconee County on Wednesday. According to SC Highway Patrol, the incident happened near Cleveland Creek Road, about 8.3 miles south of Seneca. Troopers said a moped and Jeep were both traveling north on SC 59 when the moped when the two crashed. The mo

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-23 06:23:00

Coroner: Death of Upstate 2-year-old killed when neck stuck in truck window, ruled accidental

The coroner said emergency personnel were dispatched to the CVS Pharmacy at 210 Ingles Place in Seneca around 6 p.m. Wednesday. The child's father had gone inside the pharmacy for medical assistance from a nearby worksite on Anderson Road, where he had been assisting with grading and preparing a mob

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 22:34:00

Toddler killed after power window of father's truck closes on his neck, coroner says

A toddler from Laurens County was killed when the power window of his father's work truck closed on his neck, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said Friday. The incident, which happened Wednesday night in Seneca, was ruled an accident, Addis said. McCarson Allen Porter, 2, of Clinton, was pronounced

WYFF4.COM - 2017-11-24 20:00:00

A tax plan from hell, or somewhere close to it

First, an announcement: My buddy Allen Senn and I have decided to drop the term "Redneck" from the name of our two-man think tank, as it doesn't seem like quite the right image for us. We were thinking maybe "Southern-Fried" would be better but have decided for the time-being just to call it the Pi

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-24 12:00:06

Mobile billboard reminds holiday shoppers of Upstate's unsolved cases, missing people

The Freedom Fighters activist group said a mobile billboard showcasing the unsolved homicide and missing persons cases will be traveling to busy shopping centers this weekend as the holiday shopping season kicks in to full swing. Freedom Fighters founder Traci Fant said the billboard features 40 lar

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 21:28:00

Holiday Hope Fund chasing daunting goal, again

The numbers don't lie. With a $100,000 goal to be met in just 31 days, there is a lot of work to be done. 3,600 toys need to be received or bought for children to open on Christmas morning. More than 1,200 names on 1,200 red tags are spread throughout Hamblen County on 10 trees. Most importantly, hu

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 16:57:00

Man to stand trial for manufacturing meth

A Coffeyville man will stand trial for attempted manufacture of methamphetamine, a judge ruled this week. Stephen L. Fleetwood, 45, Coffeyville, and Kendra D. Melton, 30, Galesburg, were originally charged with manufacturing meth, possession of precursors needed to make meth, possession of Oxycodone

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-24 00:07:00

Playwright works with LCHS students

In the span of a couple of minutes for each, Yarchun challenged the students with a number of fast-paced writing exercises, pushing their creative thinking. The opportunity to work with Yarchun in learning how to write plays is one the students will not soon forget. "I'm teaching them playwriting. W


Judge Orders Re-Sentencing For Nowata County Man Convicted Of Rape

An appeals judge is telling Nowata County to re-sentence a man convicted of burglary and rape and sentenced to life without the chance of parole. A jury convicted Travis Barnes of breaking into an 84-year-old woman's home and raping her in 2014. He told the court another person made him do it at gun

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-11-22 22:24:00

Appeals court tosses no-parole life sentence in Nowata rape case

OKLAHOMA CITY - An appeals court on Wednesday tossed the life-without-parole sentence for a man convicted of raping an elderly woman in Nowata, citing "alarming" misconduct by the prosecutor during closing arguments in the trial. In its unanimous opinion, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals vacat