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Marion Henry Beaver | Obituaries |

Dr. Marion Henry Beaver, age 96, of Powder Springs passed away January 29, 2019. Marion served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He graduated from ...

SALLY LITCHFIELD: Osborne High Class of '59 hosts picnic; chances to give back abound

The Robert L. Osborne High School class of 1959 held its annual class picnic on Sept. 15 at the West Smyrna Swim and Tennis Club. Eighteen classmates ...

South Cobb rolls past Osborne | Cobb Football Friday

MARIETTA — Defense and special teams provided South Cobb an early spark as the Eagles earned their first victory of the season, blanking Osborne 40-0.

2019 budget, construction projects on Cobb school board agenda

The Cobb Board of Education is expected to tentatively adopt Superintendent Chris Ragsdale's $1.2 billion 2019 budget on Thursday.

Cobb School District reveals plans for Osborne High School

SOUTH MARIETTA — Cobb School District officials committed to building the promised $30 million Osborne High School replacement school to the Osborne ...

Osborne High School changes coming

Osborne High School parents and community residents are still waiting for the Cobb School District to replace parts of the school that were built in 1961 — the ...

Osborne lockdown lifted after nearby shooting

Osborne High School was placed on lockdown Monday morning after police say a man shot off a gun in a nearby apartment complex.

Osborne's bid for victory denied in closing seconds

MARIETTA — Quindarius Sterling scored the game-winning touchdown with 13.6 seconds to play to lift Therrell to a 38-34 victory over Osborne on Friday.

Cobb schools move forward with $30M high school renovation  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The school board unanimously voted on Aug. 24 the demolition of nine classrooms at Osborne High School in Marietta. Plans are to replace 81 classrooms.

Brenda Gail Hawkins | Obituaries

Brenda Gail Hawkins, age 71, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away on October 25, 2018. Brenda was born on May 16, 1947 in Marietta, Georgia, to Ernest and ...

Cobb Schools moving forward with Osborne renovations

Cobb's school board voted 5-0 Thursday evening to pass a resolution setting the stage for a four-year, $30 million renovation of one of the county's oldest high ...

School board member Susan Thayer named Smyrna's Citizen of the Year

Cobb school board member Susan Thayer was named Smyrna's Citizen of the Year Wednesday morning. A retired educator with nearly 40 years of experience, ...

Osborne's new school, college and career academy causing confusion

MARIETTA — Osborne High School parents and community residents want the Cobb School District to write down its plans for the promised Osborne ...

Osborne High School class of '59 reunites for their annual picnic

Great food and great memories was the recipe for this class picnic. The Robert L. Osborne High School class of 1959 celebrated their annual class picnic on ...

18 months, 12 crimes, 23 guilty pleas: A glimpse into Cobb County's gangs WXIA

The indictment details how gangs operate in Cobb County schools.

See where Cobb’s valedictorians are going to college and their GPAs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County's graduates are off to their next phases in life, some of which include continuing to sweat in the Georgia heat of summer.

Cobb County Schools 2018 Graduation Dates, Locations  Marietta, GA Patch

Cobb Schools 2018 Graduation Dates, Locations - Marietta, GA - The Cobb County School District has announced the times and locations of its 2018 high ...

2 Cobb cabinet members retire; school board approves principal changes

Cobb's school board shook things up Thursday evening, voting to approve several changes to Superintendent Chris Ragsdale's cabinet and a host of new ...

Cobb school board wants local control over calendar

Cobb school board members want to maintain local control when it comes to such things as setting academic calendars.

Man held woman, 2 others hostage before surrendering to SWAT team, police say  WSB Atlanta

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A Cobb County SWAT situation ended peacefully after police say a man with a handgun held a woman hostage inside a home.

Cobb Musicians March into Annual Band Exhibition

From Cobb County: Young musicians from across Cobb County will put their collective talents on display at the annual Cobb-Marietta Marching Band Exhibition ...

Cobb Police: Marietta teen arrested on gang, assault charges

A 17-year-old Marietta resident was arrested last week on gang and assault charges stemming from an alleged drive-by shooting incident in May.

Osborne High senior finds purpose in ROTC, continues military career

MARIETTA — Osborne High School senior China Hopkins of Marietta is adding medals and trophies to her collection as the battalion commander of Osborne's ...

9 students recognized by Fielding Lewis DAR chapter

The Fielding Lewis chapter of the National Society for Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the nine school winners of the DAR Good Citizen ...

Colleagues remember Annette Lewis' kind heart and sharp mind

Former Marietta Councilwoman Annette Lewis' first experience in elected office came when she joined the Marietta school board in 1994. She served there until ...

Suspect found dead after SWAT standoff

An Acworth man wanted in Cherokee County for allegedly shooting his girlfriend multiple times died early Thursday following a SWAT standoff in Cobb, police ...

Mustangs stampede Cardinals | Cobb Football Friday

KENNESAW — Kennesaw Mountain scored touchdowns on its first five possessions and set a single-game school record for points in a convincing 56-6 win ...

Cobb Board of Education awards contracts  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Construction contracts of $101548000 were awarded April 19 by the Cobb County Board of Education f...

James B. Woodliff | Obituaries

James B. Woodliff, 85, (Jim to those who knew him well) was called to Heaven on September 14, 2018. He was born in Marietta in 1933 and spent most of.

Georgia Military College hosts Cobb JROTC Cadets for Camp GMC 2018

For the third consecutive year, more than 200 Georgia JROTC cadets convened at Georgia Military College for the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge, Camp ...

STEPHENS, Marshall D. | Obituaries

Marshall D. Stephens, age 91 (soon to be 92) passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018. He was a native of Cobb County, and fourth of seven children born to ...

EDITORIAL: The 'Earl of Outspokenness' ends 30-year run as state rep

The Georgia General Assembly's adjournment early Friday morning marked the end of an era: It was state Rep. Earl Ehrhart's 28th — and final — Sine Die.

Harrison girls' roll through region slate continues | Sports

KENNESAW — Harrison's second-period pressure spilled over into the third as the Lady Hoyas continued to roll through Region 6AAAAAA play with a 76-48 ...

See what kind of a GPA it takes to become a top Cobb high school grad  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County schools' valedictorians and salutatorians are the top students of Georgia's second-largest school district.

Which Cobb County schools have the most student suspensions?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

How does your school handle discipline problems? This new ranking of Cobb County schools may surprise you. A searchable database by The Atlanta ...

Cobb Students Excel On Georgia Milestones In 2017-2018

Cobb Students Excel On Georgia Milestones - Marietta, GA - Cobb County students scored better than their peers statewide on the Georgia Milestones during ...

Graduation ceremonies planned across Cobb

It's that time of year again — when the county's high school seniors get decked out in their caps and gowns and walk across the stage to pick up their.

Teen jailed over online threat of shooting at Cobb high school  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Cobb County teenager remained in jail Tuesday after allegedly posting a picture on social media of a hand holding a gun and a threatening message.

Here is when Cobb County high schools will hold 2018 graduations  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County Schools will celebrate the Class of 2018 with ceremonies across the county from May 22 through May 26, many located at KSU Convocation ...

SALLY LITCHFIELD: Couple rides off into the sunset after dream wedding on horse farm

Here comes the equestrian bride. Marielle Manning, an avid equestrian from an OM (Old Marietta) family, wed Will McElmurray, life-long resident of Frankfort, ...

Cobb County Schools Approves College And Career Academy  WABE 90.1 FM

Cobb County schools will build a new $29.9 million College and Career Academy in Marietta. The academy will primarily target students who want to...

STAR students to be honored at annual banquet Monday

Twenty-eight of the county's top performing high school seniors will be recognized Monday evening at the 51st annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, ...

STAR STUDENTS: Cobb's top high school students and their teachers to be honored Monday

Twenty-five of Cobb's highest-performing high school seniors will be honored Monday night at the 50th annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, sponsored ...

Osborne to host King of Hoops tournament | Sports

Osborne High School will be the host of the 16th annual King of Hoops Basketball Festival, presented by King of Hoops on August 18-20.

Marietta school board hires new HR director; OKs college and career academy resolution

Marietta's school board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to appoint a new human resources director.

South Cobb principals reach out to business community

SOUTH COBB — Cobb School District officials asked South Cobb's business community for help Wednesday during the Cobb Chamber's South Cobb Area ...

'He needs justice.' Cold case murder of teen haunts investigators  WXIA-TV

Gavin Williams will never see his sister again. He'll never get to meet his nephew. Gavin wasn't there to say goodbye when his grandmother died. She'd raised ...

Students raise funds for Thanksgiving trip

MARIETTA — Osborne High School's Red Sea of Sound Marching Band students have been working since the summer to raise money to march in the ...

New Georgia analysis: see which Cobb schools ‘beat the odds’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A new analysis of performance with at-risk student groups shows Cobb County with the highest percentage of schools in metro Atlanta that “beat the odds.”.

Cobb County School Districts 2017 Commencement Schedules

Cobb County Schools' 2017 Commencement Schedules - Marietta, GA - Here is the Cobb County School District's spring commencement schedule for 2017.

Georgia State's Shawn Elliott speaks about path that brought him to first permanent head-coaching job

MARIETTA — Shawn Elliott knew what he was going to do for a living as early as middle school. The first-year Georgia State football coach made that clear ...

VIDEO: Cobb educator fired for “forcefully” touching special ed student  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County school officials recently fired a paraprofessional they say forcefully grabbed a special ed student by the neck at Osborne High School.

Marietta woman indicted in death of brother-in-law

A Marietta woman accused of stabbing, strangling and beating her brother-in-law to death was indicted by a Cobb County grand jury on 10 counts related to the ...

SALLY LITCHFIELD: Engagement garden party offers enchanting evening for all

A lovely evening was had by all at an engagement garden party honoring Madalyn Lyda Linskey and John Joseph Pettit, III given by the Mother and Father of ...

Cobb vs. Atlanta showcase game set for SunTrust Park

C.J. Stewart, director of the LEAD organization, understands that many people in Atlanta were upset that the Braves left Fulton County.

SALLY LITCHFIELD: Couple says 'I do' to wedded bliss; Gala fundraiser chugs into Southern Museum

Kiersten Cheyenne Westee and Charles “Charlie” Tate Darnell tied the knot on Sept. 2 in Acworth at the Conservatory at Waterstone.

See how Cobb schools want to spend $759 million of your SPLOST money  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A proposed budget released Wednesday shows that the Cobb County School District wants to use $759 million of SPLOST money for everything from building a ...

Cobbs Walton High Has Georgias 3rd Highest SAT Score

Marietta, GA - The Georgia Department of Education released the 2016 scores on Tuesday. Here are how Cobb's other schools performed.

Police: Cobb teen arrested for threatening ‘to kill’ ex-girlfriend, new boyfriend  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Police searched Osborne High School in Cobb County on Wednesday morning for a student who allegedly threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend, her boyfriend, then ...

Cobb School board member accused of forwarding racially charged email

MARIETTA — Cobb school board member David Banks showed no emotion Thursday night as two Cobb residents accused him of forwarding racially ...

Chris Ragsdale unveils proposed new schools

MARIETTA — Superintendent Chris Ragsdale unveiled a $750 million project list on Wednesday that included new schools for Harmony Leland, Eastvalley and ...

LaBelle Elementary School Archives  East Cobb News

Thanks to the Cobb County School District for submitting the info and photos about a continuing program involving volunteers from East Cobb's Catholic Church ...

Federal Judge: Jessica Colotl's DACA status maintained

For the second time in six months, a federal judge in Atlanta has issued an order preserving the immigration status of Jessica Colotl, the Kennesaw State ...

Low bid for Walton gym and performing arts rebuild is $31.7 million  East Cobb News

The original Walton High School building has been torn down, and new gymnasium and performing arts space will go in its place. According to an early look at ...

Infrastructure, new businesses fueling South Cobb development | Cobb Business Journal

South Cobb may not be booming quite yet, but county officials have been taking major strides to improve the appeal and feel of the area, spurring economic ...

Cobb public, private schools prepare to graduate thousands of students

Lassiter High School graduating senior Allison Fine and thousands of other high school seniors will graduate from a public or a private school in Cobb County ...

Cobb Schools fills in personnel gaps

MARIETTA — Current South Cobb High School Principal Ashley Hosey was one of various district employees who were reassigned to fill in personnel gaps ...

After making perfect scores on ACT, SAT, she's heading to Princeton

After achieving perfect scores on the ACT and SAT, Karen Wu of east Cobb, a senior at Kell High School, will make Princeton University her new academic ...

High hopes: Griffin Middle fills in blank in appointing new principal  Marietta Daily Journal

The Cobb school board on Wednesday named McEachern High School assistant principal Paul Gillihan as principal of Griffin Middle School. Although he ...

Longtime tennis figure Larry Schnall to be inducted into Georgia Tennis Hall of Fame

Larry Schnall has enjoyed a prolific career in tennis.

104 local notables who died in 2017

Editor's Note: Below is a list of notable locals who died this year compiled from the paid obituaries that appeared in the Marietta Daily Journal. Click the next ...

83 local notables who died in 2018 | |

Editor's Note: Below is a list of notable locals who died between Jan. 1 and Dec. 12, 2018. The list was compiled from the paid obituaries that appeared in the.

Whitefield Academy senior has taken many roles to find success

MABLETON — To Whitefield Academy senior and actor Emily Sumlin, the world is not a stage.

MDJ endorsement: Sheriff Neil Warren | Opinion

Sheriff Neil Warren — a no-nonsense, straight-shootin', west Cobb Republican with a heart of gold — is up for re-election on Nov. 8.

Recent Grads Maintain Decades-old Marietta High Traditions

Marietta, GA - Marietta High roots for Eirik Kviten, Rosser Southerland and James Tyson stretch back nearly a century.

Archer names Etowah's Westbrook new girls basketball head coach  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Archer's head girls basketball coach vacancy drew plenty of interested candidates, and the Tigers landed an accomplished one.

JUCO Basketball Stars To Become Dalton State Roadrunners  The Chattanoogan

Gordon State basketball coach Israel Ingle, new Dalton State players Denarious Lockhart and Devonte Thornton, and Roadrunner basketball coach Tony Ingle.

Introducing FAU's first year men's basketball players  University Press

With eight new players, FAU basketball might be hard to recognize. The UP introduces you to the new cast. Chris Bryant Height: 6'8” Weight: 210 pounds High ...

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