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Marietta Father Accused of Leaving Son in Hot Car to Die Faces New Charges

The Marietta man who is accused of leaving his toddler in a hot car to die is facing new charges that allege he exchanged sexually-explicit texts with three minors. A Cobb County grand jury handed down the additional charges on Thursday, according to an article in the Marietta Daily Journal. Justin Ross Harris was already [...]

Cobb County Venues Holding Oscar Parties Tonight

Some Cobb County residents watching the Academy Awards tonight will do so amongst a crowd. At least two venues in the county will be telecasting the 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The three-hour awards show will be hosted by Chris Rock and airs starting at 7 [...]

Marietta Man Arrested in Multi-Million Dollar Drug Bust

An estimated $9.5 million dollar drug bust operation recently came to a head in Georgia. The massive operation was a cooperative effort between federal, state and local agencies, according to a Fox 5 news article. At least one Marietta person was charged in the incident, Nate Howard, 30, of 1995 Carithers Way. During the course [...]

City Councilman Opposes Historic District

Marietta City Councilman, Phillip Goldstein, told a city board that he did not want his antebellum estate, Ivy Grove, included in a proposed historic district. The Marietta Historic Preservation Committee is considering establishing a historic district for the area of Church and Cherokee Streets. The proposal was initiated when a developer announced they wanted to [...]

Driver Strikes Police and Fire Vehicles

On Sunday, January 31, 2016, a driver failed to move over when approaching the scene of an incident on I-75 as is required under Georgia law. The driver hit a Marietta fire truck and police car, causing significant damage. Accident Details According to police, William Powe, who failed sobriety tests at the scene and registered [...]

Pedestrian Killed on South Cobb Drive

On Tuesday, January 27, 2016, a pedestrian was struck and killed on South Cobb Drive as he was crossing the street early in the morning. The man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by emergency personnel. Accident Details According to police, Reginald Cumming, 75, was attempting to cross South Cobb Drive near [...]

Winter Storm Threatens Business and Government Budgets

On Friday, January 22, 2016, Marietta and surrounding areas in Georgia braced for an impending winter storm that threatened to drop significant amounts of snow and ice. Over the past few years, similar winter storms have caused many municipalities to expend additional funds to keep citizens safe from ice and snow. Winter Weather Is Expensive [...]

Pickleball Newest Fitness Craze in Marietta

The new year often brings resolutions to lose weight, get fit and live a healthier lifestyle. In Marietta, one of the latest fitness crazes is the game of Pickleball. Invented in 1965, the sport has grown in popularity with courts popping up throughout the country and Marietta is no exception. History of Pickleball The game [...]

Marietta Residents Could Benefit from Heat Assistance

With night temperatures predicted to drop into the 30s and daytime temperatures in the mid-40s over the next few weeks, many Georgia residents may find themselves struggling to keep their homes warm. For some residents, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may help ease the burden of high heating bills this winter. Low [...]

Police Cracking Down on Impaired Driving

The Cherokee Sheriff’s Department announced that it will be cracking down on impaired driving over the New Year’s holiday weekend. The department will focus on drunk driving and seatbelt violations at area checkpoints. Drunk Driving Deaths According to the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in Georgia, 165 people died in alcohol-related crashes in 2014 and [...]