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Five to vie for vacant Smyrna council seat

Five candidates are vying to become Smyrna's next Ward 3 council member after two entered the race Wednesday, the final day of the qualifying period. Councilwoman Teri Anulewicz stepped down from the council position earlier this month after nearly 10 years in office to make a bid for the state Hous

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 01:07:00

Man Wanted In Slaying After Smyrna Woman Didn't Show Up At Work: Police

SMYRNA, GA -- A Cobb County man is facing criminal charges after authorities found the body of a woman in her Smyrna residence, Cobb police said. Brian Marsh Semrinec of Smyrna is facing charges of aggravated assault and murder, according to Cobb police spokesman Dana Pierce. Semrinec is not in cust

PATCH - 2017-09-20 17:20:29

Hook, Line & Schooner: one of Smyrna's hottest new seafood restaurants

What do you get when you combine a dash of cool coastal flair, a dollop of friendly and attentive customer service and a heaping helping of super fresh seafood? At Smyrna's West Market Village near I-285, you'll get Hook, Line & Schooner Coastal Tavern. Here, you'll be instantly transported to a bre

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 20:45:00

Police on the lookout for alleged Smyrna murder suspect

A Smyrna woman's body was found Monday afternoon after she did not show up for work, and Cobb Police are asking for the public's help to locate the man detectives believe is responsible for her death. Officers were sent to the 2300 block of Willington Shoals Place, near the intersection of Circle 75

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 01:33:00

Smyrna Business Association to have Fall Business Expo

The Smyrna Business Association will have its Fall Business Expo on Nov. 16 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle SE in Smyrna. The event will feature a chance to meet and network with over 200 local business owners. Register at Smyrnabusiness.org.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 03:00:00

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

Suspect in deadly Atlanta apartment shooting arrested in South Carolina

A month after Atlanta police found Deante Benton's body outside an apartment complex, authorities arrested the suspected shooter at a home in Marion, S.C. Mariol Rawls was arrested Aug. 17 by the United States Marshals service, according to a police report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constituti

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-20 21:28:12

Former DeKalb night club operator gets 11 years in prison for drug trafficking

Former DeKalb County resident and night club operator Christopher Dixon, a/k/a "Yardman" is going to prison for 11 years after pleading guilty to a conspiratorial drug trafficking charge on June 16, 2017. Dixon, 44, had been a fugitive for almost six years. He was arrested in November 2016 on obstr

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 07:16:00

Starr's Mill plane crash couple blames FAA, sues for damages

The couple involved in an October 2014 plane crash on a practice field at Starr's Mill High School is suing federal agencies for negligence and asking for damages. Filed Aug. 25 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the suit names the U.S. Department of Transportation and

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:30:17

Sandy Springs firefighter killed in Forsyth County motorcycle crash

A Sandy Springs firefighter was killed early Thursday when his motorcycle crashed in Forsyth County, a sheriff's spokesman said. Jacob Hammond, 21, of Cumming, died in the single-vehicle accident on Bannister Road, Doug Rainwater said in a statement. NEW: Join the discussion at the AJC's Crime & Saf

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-21 19:29:37

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

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


Now Selling Woodland Parc Luxury Townhomes Near SunTrust Park

Cobb's premier homebuilder, Traton Homes, has just started selling its beautiful new luxury townhomes in Woodland Parc, within walking distance from The Battery Atlanta and SunTrust Park. The first homes will be completed and ready for move in prior to the 2018 baseball season. The Smyrna community

PATCH - 2017-09-21 20:30:00

Man convicted of shooting at strangers outside ER

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

Judge Mathis' Daughter Ties The Knot In Lavish Malibu Wedding

Just as it seems that practically everyone in Hollywood is breaking up or dealing with cheating scandals, there are still some who are showing how important commitment is by getting married. The daughter of popular TV personality Judge Mathis recently tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in Malibu and

ATLANTA DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-21 15:27:14

This Life with Gracie: Alpharetta mom on a mission to prevent suicide

People who lose a loved one to suicide are haunted by a myriad of whys, hows, and the what-ifs that can never be answered. Why would anyone ever take their own life? What makes them desire death in the first place? And how, for God's sake, do they build up the nerve to do it? Like so many others, it

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-21 15:04:51

Ayesha Curry Is Newest CoverGirl Ambassador

CoverGirl is on a roll these days, as the cosmetics giant has announced two major celebrity ambassadors in less than a week. First, the lovely Issa Rae was named the latest CoverGirl ambassador and now Ayesha Curry has also been added to rep the beauty brand. Celebrity chef and restauranteur Ayesha

ATLANTA DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-21 14:43:48

From courtroom to bathroom: When lawyers plead for relief

A public defender's allegation that she had an accident after a DeKalb County judge denied her urgent requests to take a bathroom break has many area lawyers wondering: Would I stay or would I go? Attorneys provided differing takes, with some saying they'd try to tough it out and others saying they'

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-21 11:44:55

Mayor's race 2017: Flier alleges close ties between Reed, Bottoms

ATLANTA - A flier is making its rounds in Atlanta's mayor's race, alleging a close relationship between Kasim Reed and one of the candidates running for his job, Keisha Lance Bottoms. The flier, whose origins are unknown, show images of Reed and Bottoms together, with comments such as "Vote Bottoms

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-21 21:41:37