Now that Halloween has come and gone, it’s pretty much time to get ready for Christmas. Of course Thanksgiving has yet to come but once the leftovers are packed into the fridge, it’s seriously go …
I’ve been at lots of fire scenes as a reporter. On Thurdsay, the scene was my house.
Coincidentally, I was writing up my interview with Brendan McDonough, a hotshot firefighter whose book was adapted into the …
Lil Wayne is “doing fine,” his daughter Reginae Carter is assuring fans after reports her dad was hospitalized due to seizures.
IN OTHER CELEB HEATH NEWS: Ric Flair posts video thanking fans for their support …
By Jennifer Brett and Shelia M. Poole
Megachurch leader and author Joel Osteen, currently trending on Twitter amid a social media firestorm over whether his enormous Houston church should be housing storm refugees, spoke to the Atlanta Journal Constitution in June, ahead of a planned appearance at SunTrust Park in Cobb County.
Congrats to the Granddaughter of Soul.
Sydney Lumar, whose grandfather was the late, great James Brown, made history today, becoming the first person to graduate from The SAE School in Cobb County.
The private, year-round school opened in 2013. It was the right fit for Sydney after she struggled in public school in east Cobb County.
Although she was the only person turning a tassel, she wasn’t alone. The school’s sixth graders sang …
Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon keeps a pretty packed schedule.
The founder and artistic director of Atlanta’s True Colors Theatre Company, Leon directed a Broadway revival of “Fences” starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. (They reprised their roles for the film version, which Washington directed).
The Marietta Police Department has added 20 tons of backup.
Its new Civilian Rescue Vehicle was a decommissioned military machine purchased for $650,000 in 2007 and in storage in southern California since 2014. A federal grant sent it …
Former Gov. Roy Barnes and his wife, Marie, attended Cobb Community Foundation’s Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon, held Monday in Marietta.
Mondays are busy for Barnes, who now runs a law firm right off the Marietta Square, but Marie was insistent that he attend. A wise man, he listens to his wife.
Toward the end of the program, after remarks from former Attorney Gen. Sam Olens, now president of Kennesaw State University, and grant …
I’ll be honest: Marietta loves blowing stuff up.
At Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park, historic interpreters reenact the Civil War from time to time with period dress, campfires and of course, cannons.
We celebrate the Fourth of July from about mid-June through .. I dunno, until it starts snowing. But someone took things a little too far this morning, setting off fireworks at 4 a.m. FOUR. AY. EMM.
A neighbor whose security camera caught the …
Students from Mount Paran Christian School, a private school in Cobb County, joined Vice President Mike Pence for a moment of prayer during the official National Day of Prayer.
Pence posted these photos via his official, public Twitter account:
In an American tradition that stretches back to the 1950s, the first Thursday in May marks the annual National Day of Prayer.