Saturday, February 2, 2013
Screenings at the Merchant's Walk Cinema will take place from Thursday through Wednesday.
Saturday, February 2
East Cobb's Merchants Walk 12 Cinema once again is one of the venues for the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. While the festival continues through Feb. 20, the Merchants Walk schedule runs only through Wednesday. After Wednesday's gala kickoff event at the Cobb Energy Center, the festival gets underway in East Cobb tonight at 8 p.m. with a showing of "Simon and the Oaks," a coming-of-age film set in Sweden during World War II. The festival continues at Merchants Walk on Friday at 12 p.m. with "Paris-Manhattan," which involves a Woody Allen obsession. That showing will be followed at 2:05 p.m. Friday with three short films, "All the Broken Pieces," starring Tovah Feldshuh as a grandmother with Alzheimer's, and "Audition," about an Auschwitz …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Catch up on news from Marietta and the surrounding area on Wednesday, March 28.
Canton a Pollution 'Hotspot' East Cobb Teen Arrested in Crash Pedestrian Injured in Roswell Road Accident
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Fallen and uprooted trees in and near East Cobb Park appear to be the most significant damage from Friday's tornado weather.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
A Marietta teenager is accused in the shooting death of a taxi driver at an East Cobb apartment.
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Thursday, March 1, 2012
A Marietta teenager and a man from South Carolina have been charged with the shooting death of a taxi driver at an East Cobb apartment complex in late 2010. Javin Rashad Andrews, 17, of Marietta, and James Levone Mitchell, 20, of Columbia, S.C., have been charged with one count each of aggravated assault and homicide, Cobb Police spokesman Sgt. Dana Pierce said in a statement Tuesday afternoon. Andrews has been in custody at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center on numerous charges since Jan. 12 and Mitchell is awaiting an extradition hearing in South Carolina, Pierce said. Police said that on Nov. 21, 2010, Ricardo Peter Francois was found slumped over the wheel of the Rayo Taxi van he had been driving in a parking lot at the Lincoln …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Public Safety Cpt. Jeff Patellis: "17,000 animals pass through the doors of the Cobb County Animal Shelter yearly. Of those we adopt out about 6,000."
Public Safety Cpt. Jeff Patellis gave residents an overview of Cobb County Animal Shelter operations at Commissioner JoAnn Birrell's town hall meeting last Thursday. Patellis described the state-of-the art surgical facility at CCAC where pets are spayed and neutered to help control the animal population. All animals receive a rabies vaccination administered by the veterinarian. Cobb County is one of the few Georgia counties to have a full-time veterinarian on staff. Patellis describes shelter operations and the surgical facility in this article's accompanying videos.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
17 educators from Hangzhou, China visited Chattahoochee Technical College's Mountain View Campus Wednesday.
Approximately 17 administrators and educators from Hangzhou S&T Occupational Technical College and Zhejiang Radio and TV University visited the Chattahoochee Technical College (CTC) Mountain View campus Wednesday as part of a statewide tour of colleges and postsecondary institutions. The group spent early Wednesday at the Marietta campus learning about the programs offered by Chattahoochee Technical College and the school's role in local and regional economic development. After lunch, the group traveled to a second of CTC's eight campuses, the Mountain View campus, to tour the studio and control room facilities. Dr. Betty Ann Cook, Special Assistant to the President for International Affairs, who organized the delegaton's visit, was on-…
Friday, June 3, 2011
Businesses in our community are hiring.
Job interview tip of the week: “Don't babble. When answering a question, answer the question. Don't start out answering a question and then veer off to talk about something else. Make sure your answer directly reflects the question being asked,” according to howtonailaninterview.com. CMM Operator A Marietta company is looking for a CMM Operator with a knowledge of product manufacturing and inspection technology. Applicants should have a high school diploma or GED and precision machining experience. Learn more about this position online. Automotive Lead Technician Tires Plus is looking for an Automotive Lead Technician with five years diagnosing and repairing automobiles. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test, physical and background …
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Here's a roundup of the region's major developments, May 10.
On Guard: NATO Secretary General Visits Georgia Guard No One Hurt in Apartment Standoff BOC to Vote on Minor Review Board for Mableton Redevelopment District Harrison Plays Walton for Chance at Title Shot
Friday, December 31, 2010
The Marietta funeral for the slain officer draws hundreds from law enforcement and the public.
A woman softly clutched a box of tissues while waiting outside Roswell Street Baptist Church early Friday afternoon, perhaps signifying the tears that would flow from more eyes than her own as Marietta, Cobb County and the state of Georgia said goodbye to a fallen hero. The audience that filled the massive sanctuary for the funeral of Trooper Chadwick LeCroy heard occasional boosts of levity as his co-workers and superiors with the Georgia State Patrol described him as a down-to-earth personality but also as someone driven to "catch bad guys." Maj. Mark McDonough, the commanding officer of the patrol's field operations, spoke of how he imagined playfully, upon first hearing LeCroy's full name, an English high-society gentleman, all the …