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House Envy: This historic cottage is about as close as it gets to Marietta Square

If the more-than-100-year-old walls at 142 Forest Avenue could talk, they would have quite the stories to tell. In the early 1900s, the cottage was home to a traveling doctor who built a little vestibule in the foyer to house caskets of his deceased patients for viewing until the funeral. Later, the


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.


$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


Bahamian track athlete found dead in Georgia

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On Thursday, Dekalb County Police identified a man shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of an office park in Stone Mountain, Georgia as former Bahamian track and field standout Douglas Lynes-Bell.


Proposed 57-home Polk Street development raises concerns

Some new neighbors could be moving in at Polk Street in Marietta. Marietta-based InLine Communities, LLC, hopes to build 57 single-family homes on nine acres near Mountain View Road and backing up to the Arbor Terrace senior living home.


Marietta Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MARIETTA, 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. More info from the National Weather Service is available here.


Marietta's Red Sky Tapas & Bar Hosting Five Day Mardi Party

MARIETTA, GA -- Red Sky Tapas & Bar is offering a five day Mardi Party including New Orleans-inspired tapas, popular Bourbon Street cocktails, local live jazz and brass bands, and lots of beads. Chef Brian Kennington's limited-time menu includes Cajun and Creole items such as crawfish egg rolls, and


Lawmakers Seek To Toughen Penalties In Hit-And-Run Deaths

Ten years after a hit-and-run driver killed a Cobb County man police investigators still have no idea who struck him, but Thursday at the state Capitol his family received some comfort in knowing they have helped future victims.


Craft Beer Night at the Museum will be March 1

The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta Street SE in Marietta, is partnering with the Cobb Chamber of Commerce - Cobb Young Professionals and Kiwanis - Under 40. On March 1 at 5:30 p.m. will be Craft Beer Night at the Museum. The event will include a wide variety of craft beers, appetizers, a DJ


Atlanta elementary school principal dies leaving legacy as caring educator

Susan Crim-McClendon, the principal of Woodson Park Academy and daughter of Atlanta Public Schools’ first black superintendent, died Wednesday. Crim-McClendon, 60, died “in her sleep last night,” wrote Superintendent Meria Carstarphen in a blog post Thursday.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy honored with New Marietta Theatre in the Square’s play

In the winter, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth is celebrated and in the spring his death is mourned. For its spring season, Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square will share an artistic expression of the days leading up to Dr. King’s death through, “The Mountaintop.”


15 metro Atlanta restaurants to get your Cajun food fix

It's almost Mardi Gras time -- what better way to get in the mood than with some cajun or creole food? Check out these spots around metro Atlanta to get your gumbo, crawfish and po'boy fix:


$80K worth of cocaine found in figurines at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA, Ind. — Agents said three pounds of cocaine were found in decorative figurines at Atlanta's airport, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. The figurines were found Tuesday night in the bags of a 24-year-old traveler who arrived at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport f


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:


Here's What A Cool Million Buys In Georgia This Week

GEORGIA — Burrr. The chill of winter is in the air, even for Atlanta. But fret not, Patch has compiled a list of cozy Georgia homes on the market where you can cuddle by the fireplace.


Popular radio host tased during traffic stop to sue city of Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (CBS46) There's new developments in the case of an Atlanta radio host who was tased during a traffic stop and then later released. Qri Montague says she plans to sue the city of Atlanta.

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Smyrna to get $300,000 federal grant for transit study

A $300,000 federal grant will help Smyrna conduct a transit study. The Federal Highway Administration Federal Aid Grant through the FHWA Surface Transportation Block Grant Program was accepted by the Smyrna City Council on Feb. 18.


3 teens arrested after multiple cars broken into in Glenwood Park

Three teens have been arrested after multiple car break-ins overnight in Glenwood Park. Tyler Hardnett, 17, Deon Cheney, 17 and Aaron Jones, 18, are in custody on unspecified charges in connection with the break-ins, Atlanta police spokesman Jarius Daugherty told AJC.com.


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


Photos: Fire Destroys Canton House, Family Was Away

CANTON, GA — An early Thursday morning fire destroyed a home on Spruce Manor Court, according to a release from Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services. Responders arrived around 5 a.m. after neighbors called to find heavy fire coming from the home.