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BoC to vote on $1.2 million intersection improvement at Osborne High  MDJOnline.com

The Cobb County Commission is expected to vote Tuesday on a $1.2 million intersection improvement contract at Osborne High School, which county officials ...



Otto Donald Koschnick | Obituaries  MDJOnline.com

Otto Donald "Donnie" Koschnick, 81, passed away on June 23, 2019 in Marietta, GA. Donnie was born in Scranton, ND to Elsie Scheer Nestlehutt on September ...



Osborne High School wins 2019 School of the Year Environmental Stewardship Award  MDJOnline.com

For the past two years, Osborne High School science teachers Heather Glazebrook and Rachel Sheldon have been working with their students on restoration ...



Cobb school board to vote on $14.5M career academy contract  MDJOnline.com

As Superintendent Chris Ragsdale prepares to present the Cobb school board with a $14.5 million contract to construct the Cobb Career Academy on the ...



UPDATE: Woman's body found at apartment complex in suspected homicide  MDJOnline.com

SOUTH COBB — Cobb County Police are investigating a woman's body found in a red sedan in the parking lot of an apartment complex.



Marietta family mourns murdered daughter  MDJOnline.com

Family members of Joycelyn Alsup are remembering the Marietta teen as a girl full of love and joy.



Cobb County (Ga.) district to build career center at high school  American School & University

Cobb County Georgia School Board approves $14.5 million contract to build career center facility on the campus of Osborne High in Marietta.



Cobb BoE approves career academy construction contract  MDJOnline.com

MARIETTA — The Cobb County Board of Education on Thursday approved a $14.5 million contract to construct the Cobb Career Academy on the campus of ...



Cobb, Marietta graduate thousands of seniors  MDJOnline.com

Thousands of Cobb seniors celebrated the end of their high school careers, stepped into new careers and accepted millions of dollars in scholarships this week, ...



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

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  MDJOnline.com

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.



Cobb, Marietta high school graduation dates, times  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Graduation ceremonies for the class of 2019 will begin Monday, May 20 and run through Saturday, May 25.



Report: Marietta homicide suspect arrested in New Orleans  MDJOnline.com

A suspect in the death of a Cobb woman whose body was found May 28 has been arrested in New Orleans, according to published reports.



Police name woman found dead at south Cobb apartment complex  MDJOnline.com

Marietta Police have released the name of the suspected homicide victim found Tuesday.



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Marietta Schools Make List  Marietta, GA Patch

Georgia Schools Make Elite U.S. News List - Marietta, GA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...



Cobb BoE discusses moving magnet schools as fix for overcrowding  MDJOnline.com

MARIETTA — As a possible fix for overcrowding, the vice chairman of the Cobb Board of Education has suggested moving magnet schools out of the most ...



Austell man sought in arson case  MDJOnline.com

Cobb authorities have filed an arrest warrant for an Austell man accused of setting a fire and endangering others inside an apartment Friday afternoon.



Cobb School District reveals plans for Osborne High School  MDJOnline.com

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



Local schools set to hold commencement ceremonies  MDJOnline.com

It's almost time for the class of 2019 to throw their caps in the air.



Spotlight to shine on STAR students Monday  MDJOnline.com

Thirty-three of the county's top performing high school seniors will be recognized Monday evening at the 52nd-annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, ...



Osborne High School changes coming  MDJOnline.com

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  MDJOnline.com

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



Cobb Horizon High School celebrates commencement  MDJOnline.com

The 2019 high school commencement season continued Monday night when the first Cobb County school, Cobb Horizon High School, held its diploma ...



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.



Cobb Schools moving forward with Osborne renovations  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



Graduation rates increased for most Cobb high schools in 2018  Atlanta Journal Constitution

There remains a large disparity between first and last when it comes to Cobb County's 2018 high school graduation rates. Still, most county schools were above ...



AROUND TOWN: Cobb BoE members beat senior exemption drum; sparks fly over south Cobb  MDJOnline.com

FRESHMEN Cobb school board members Jaha Howard and Charisse Davis, who began calling for reform of Cobb's senior tax exemption before they were ...



18 months, 12 crimes, 23 guilty pleas: A glimpse into Cobb County's gangs  11Alive.com WXIA

The indictment details how gangs operate in Cobb County schools.



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

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



Osborne's bid for victory denied in closing seconds  MDJOnline.com

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.



Three Cobb schools and Marietta High removed from low-performing schools lists  MDJOnline.com

Individualized instruction and tutoring lifted three Cobb schools and Marietta High School from low-performing Title I schools lists, according to their principals.



2019 budget, construction projects on Cobb school board agenda  MDJOnline.com

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



Chief Deputy Beck looks back on career with Cobb Sheriff's Office  MDJOnline.com

MARIETTA — Cobb Sheriff Chief Deputy Milton Beck presided over the swearing-in ceremony of four new deputies on Friday, a bittersweet moment for the ...



Man accused in Louisiana killing arrested in Cobb  MDJOnline.com

A man wanted in connection to a murder last month at an eastern Louisiana business has been caught in Marietta, according to officials with the St. Tammany ...



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.



Marion Henry Beaver | Obituaries  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



Georgia Cardinals host tryouts ahead of 2019 football season  11Alive.com WXIA

The Cardinals are gearing up for a new season, and the football team is actively recruiting.



Freida Pratt Edmonds - Walters  MDJOnline.com

Freida Pratt Edmonds - Walters of Marietta, Georgia was called home by her Lord and Savior on March 24, 2019 after an extended battle with interstitial lung ...



Osborne High senior finds purpose in ROTC, continues military career  MDJOnline.com

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



23 Gang Members Arrested In Massive Cobb County Operation  East Cobb, GA Patch

23 Gang Members Have Been Arrested In Cobb County. - East Cobb, GA - The gang members have pled guilty to a wide variety of crimes and acts of violence, ...



Osborne Tax Center is open all day Monday, Tuesday  MDJOnline.com

Osborne High School's staff and students are helping people prepare their taxes. Tuesday is the last day to mail in tax forms to the IRS on time.



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

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, ...



Cobb Police: Marietta teen arrested on gang, assault charges  MDJOnline.com

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.



Martha Sue Johnson Daniell | Obituaries  MDJOnline.com

Martha Sue Johnson Daniell, a lifelong resident of Marietta, GA, died peacefully while surrounded by family on Sunday, May 19, 2019. She was 89 years old.



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.



Harrison girls' roll through region slate continues | Sports  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



Cobb sheriff's second-in-command to retire  MDJOnline.com

Cobb Sheriff Chief Deputy Milton Beck has announced he's retiring at the end of March.



'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 ...



Cobb Schools Foundation honors district volunteers  MDJOnline.com

MARIETTA — The Cobb Schools Foundation and Cobb County School District honored more than 100 volunteers from schools across the district at the annual ...



9 students recognized by Fielding Lewis DAR chapter  MDJOnline.com

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



SALLY LITCHFIELD: Loving Arms Cancer Outreach finds a new home  MDJOnline.com

Loving Arms Cancer Outreach held a ribbon-cutting and open house at their new location inside of the Mansour Center. 995 Roswell St. NE, Suite 100, Marietta ...



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

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 ...



Colleagues remember Annette Lewis' kind heart and sharp mind  MDJOnline.com

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



2 Cobb cabinet members retire; school board approves principal changes  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



STEPHENS, Marshall D. | Obituaries  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



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.



Georgia Military College hosts Cobb JROTC Cadets for Camp GMC 2018  MDJOnline.com

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



Suspect found dead after SWAT standoff  MDJOnline.com

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



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.



SALLY LITCHFIELD: Cobb team honored as Georgia Stock Market Game elementary winners  MDJOnline.com

Five fourth-grade Target students and their teachers from Cheatham Hill Elementary School were named the Eleventh Congressional Winners (Elementary ...



James B. Woodliff | Obituaries  MDJOnline.com

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.



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 ...



Graduation ceremonies planned across Cobb  MDJOnline.com

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.



Cobb County School Districts 2017 Commencement Schedules  Patch.com

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



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

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



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

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



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

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.



SALLY LITCHFIELD: North Cobb Civitan Club shows support for children of Devereaux  MDJOnline.com

On May 30, North Cobb Civitan Club members toured Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia (Devereux Georgia), located in Kennesaw, and presented ...



Cobb Students Excel On Georgia Milestones In 2017-2018  Patch.com

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



STAR students to be honored at annual banquet Monday  MDJOnline.com

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, ...



Marietta woman indicted in death of brother-in-law  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



After 45 years, Cobb school bus driver retires  MDJOnline.com

Barbara Furr started driving a Cobb school bus in 1972.



Cobb School board member accused of forwarding racially charged email  MDJOnline.com

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



Osborne to host King of Hoops tournament | Sports  MDJOnline.com

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.



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 ...



Cobb vs. Atlanta showcase game set for SunTrust Park  MDJOnline.com

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



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.”.



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 ...



Students raise funds for Thanksgiving trip  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



Infrastructure, new businesses fueling South Cobb development | Cobb Business Journal  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



Chris Ragsdale unveils proposed new schools  MDJOnline.com

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



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

MARIETTA — Shawn Elliott knew what he was going to do for a living as early as middle school.



Cobb public, private schools prepare to graduate thousands of students  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



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 ...



Cobb Schools fills in personnel gaps  MDJOnline.com

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  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



Federal Judge: Jessica Colotl's DACA status maintained  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



Why Memphis' Raynere Thornton wears different colored shoes  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis senior Raynere Thornton's family extends much further than the typical basketball player.



Squat, totem pole still CHS icons  Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Cherokee High School is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, and the Warriors are looking back at some of the special icons that have represented the ...



Cobb, Marietta schools look back at Milestones scores, look forward to more improvement  MDJOnline.com

In the tests' second year, both Cobb and Marietta schools improved their Georgia Milestones tests scores in most subject areas.



Commissioners quickly pass nearly $16 million in road, intersection improvement contracts  Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Cobb commissioners didn't stall Tuesday on unanimously approving four contracts totaling nearly $16 million that will greenlight work aimed at creating safer, ...



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  MDJOnline.com

Larry Schnall has enjoyed a prolific career in tennis.



MDJ endorsement: Sheriff Neil Warren | Opinion  MDJOnline.com

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  Patch.com

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.



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 ...



Georgia 'psychoeducational' students segregated by disability, race  MyAJC

Part one of a three-part series: Schools send disproportionate number of black children to programs already under fire for 'warehousing' students with ...



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.



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