Former Cobb County Chairman Mike Boyce dead at 72

Former Cobb County Commission Chairman Mike Boyce died Tuesday at age 72. During his four years as Chairman of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners, Boyce garnered a reputation as a true public servant, putting the needs of those he served above

Cobb County will distribute free COVID test kits Sunday

Cobb County officials will distribute the first one thousand COVID test kits Sunday at an event starting at 2 p.m. at Jim R. Miller Park. The county received this limited supply after placing an order earlier this year. A larger batch of kits

Arrest made in hit and run that killed 7-year-old Georgia girl

ACWORTH — The suspect in a hit and run crash that killed a 7-year-old autistic girl in Acworth has been arrested. According to the Cobb County Police Department, 47-year-old David Ngugi of Acworth was arrested and charged with Hit and Run (felony)

Snow updates, road conditions, and closures

Habersham County government offices will open at noon Tuesday Habersham County will be delaying opening of all Habersham County facilities including the sheriffs department, Aquatic Center, the Administration Building, landfill, the senior center, animal shelter and other county owned facilities until noon Tuesday. 

Cobb County will pretreat bridges ahead of snow and ice

Cobb County Department of Transportation crews loaded up spreaders and tested their inclement weather equipment today in preparation for possible wintry weather this weekend. Weather forecasters say a mixture of ice and snow could impact Cobb starting early Sunday morning. Crews plan on

Could East Cobb become its own city?

Residents of East Cobb were divided at a legislative hearing Wednesday over whether their community should become a city. A Georgia House subcommittee is considering a bill asking East Cobb voters to decide the cityhood issue in a November referendum. “Closer to

7-year-old Georgia girl killed by hit and run driver

ACWORTH — Police in Cobb County are asking for your help finding a hit and run driver who struck and killed a 7-year-old girl Sunday night. Cobb Police investigators are investigating the fatal pedestrian hit and run involving a 7-year-old child in

Cobb County will distribute 60,000 COVID-19 self tests

Cobb County plans on distributing more than 60,000 COVID self-test kits to county residents in the coming weeks.   The goal is to target segments of the community where people have had difficulty accessing testing. The Board of Commissioners will consider the use of

DUI arrest made in serious injury motorcycle crash in Acworth

ACWORTH — A 47-year-old motorcycle driver has been seriously injured after a crash Sunday involving a pickup truck in Acworth. The Cobb County Police Department is assisting the City of Acworth Police Department with the investigation of the crash that occurred just

These two Georgia cities are among the most generous in America

Fundraising website recently released its Charitable Giving report, which includes a list of the most generous cities in the country. Two Georgia cities made the top ten list this year. Marietta is the number two most generous city and Alpharetta is

Former U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson dead at 76

Former U.S. Senator from Georgia Johnny Isakson died last night. He was 76 years old. Isakson retired from the senate Dec. 31, 2019. In May, Isakson launched a nonprofit organization to raise awareness and funding for neurocognitive diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and

Marietta Man seriously injured in motorcycle crash

MARIETTA — Cobb County police officers are investigating a serious injury traffic crash that occurred on Barrett Lakes Boulevard near 2679 Barrett Lakes Boulevard over the weekend. According to police spokesman Wayne Delk, preliminary information indicates that a red Kawasaki Vulcan 900

Paulding man charged with murder of missing Gwinnett County man

Detectives with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office and Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested a Paulding County man for the murder of a missing Gwinnett County man. Ronald Leonard Williams was reported missing on Nov. 28 by his family in

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