Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The ban is issued by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and affects the city of Marietta and 54 counties.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, May 1
The annual statewide ban on open burning begins May 1. The ban is issued by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and affects the city of Marietta and 54 counties. During the ban period, residents cannot burn leaves, tree limbs, forestland or use air curtain destructors for land clearing. Recreational fires are allowed, Marietta Fire assistant chief Scott Tucker said. "Residents can call the department, and we will walk them through the process." The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) imposes a ban on outdoor burning to comply with federal clean air regulations. During the summer months in Georgia, the ozone in the air we breathe can reach unhealthy levels. The Georgia EPD has identified open burning as a significant …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Marietta Fire Department is currently investigating an arson that occurred at the Sun Inn located at 871 Cobb Parkway North.
The Marietta Fire Department is currently investigating an arson that occurred at the Sun Inn located at 871 Cobb Parkway North. On April 2, at approximately 2:45 a.m., units from the Marietta Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at the Sun Inn, according to a press release from Marietta Police Public Information Officer David Baldwin. Upon arrival, fire crews observed visible flames showing from the two-story motel. Fire crews extinguished the fire, which caused approximately $50,000 in damage, according to the press release. A number of motel residents were displaced because of the fire, but the motel management was able to provide additional rooms for those guests, according to the press release. Initial …
Monday, March 25, 2013
One southbound lane of Cobb Parkway and all eastbound lanes of Roswell Street from Key Drive to Cobb Parkway were shut down Monday because of a gas leak.
The gas leak was repaired shortly before 7:30 p.m. All lanes of Cobb Parkway and Roswell Street are now open. All North and Southbound lanes of Cobb Parkway at Roswell Street are open. The right-turn lane from Eastbound Roswell Street to Southbound Cobb Parkway is still closed. Marietta Fire Department and Atlanta Gas Light crews are on the scene of a gas main break at the intersection of Cobb Parkway and Roswell Street. One southbound lane of Cobb Parkway is shut down as well as all eastbound lanes of Roswell Street from Key Drive to Cobb Parkway. Repairs are expected to take two to four hours and drivers are urged to avoid the area, according to Marietta Police. A construction crew struck and ruptured the gas main on Cobb Parkway just …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Organizers for Hearts for Heroes, an annual benefit for the Marietta Museum of History and its Aviation Wing, thanked Marietta firefighter Khanxay Souphom for his service to the city.
Tuesday, March 19
by city of Marietta Organizers for Hearts for Heroes, an annual benefit for the Marietta Museum of History and its Aviation Wing, thanked Marietta firefighter Khanxay Souphom for his service to the city and the U.S. March 1. "We are privileged to have employees like firefighter Khan," mayor Steve Tumlin said. "This young man is what a true soldier and firefighter looks like," fire chief Jackie Gibbs said. 'He is mission driven and is a 'just the facts ma'am' kind of guy." Marietta Fire Department Auburn, Ala. Lee County, Ala. U.S. Marine Corps Marine Corps Reserve Georgia National Guard
Monday, March 11, 2013
Marietta Fire Fighter Engineer Lonnie Nutt died Thursday, after collapsing during a call to an automobile accident on Whitlock Avenue. Nutt's visitation and funeral will be held at the Roswell Street Baptist Church.
Marietta Fire Fighter Engineer Lonnie Nutt, with Engine 53, died Thursday, March 7, after collapsing during a call to an automobile accident on Whitlock Avenue. Nutt is believed to have been the first Marietta firefighter to die in the line of duty, according to The Marietta Daily Journal. Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Roswell Street Baptist Church. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Roswell Street Baptist Church. A procession to Kennesaw Memorial on Whitlock Avenue will follow the Tuesday service, Marietta Police Public Information Officer David Baldwin said. Nutt began his career with the City of Marietta in May of 1994. He has served Marietta as a firefighter, inspector, investigator and currently fire engineer. …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Marietta Fire Fighter Engineer Lonnie Nutt died Thursday after collapsing during a call to an automobile accident on Whitlock Avenue. Nutt began his career with the City of Marietta in May of 1994.
Marietta Fire Engineer Lonnie Nutt "succumbed to a medical issue he experienced after collapsing during a call" while providing aide to an injured motorist, according to a statement released by the Marietta Fire Department Thursday evening. At approximately 4:30 p.m. on March 7, the Marietta Fire Department responded to an automobile accident with a report of injuries on Whitlock Avenue, according to the statement. Fire Engineer Lonnie Nutt drove a Marietta Fire commander and firefighter on Engine 53 to the scene. When they arrived on the scene and began to assist with the injured, Fire Engineer Nutt fell to the ground with a medical issue of his own, according to the statement. Firefighters from Marietta began rendering care and assisted …
Monday, December 17, 2012
City Manager Bill Bruton honored retirees, employees who have served Marietta for a combined total of 1,801 years and employees of the year at a City Hall ceremony.
Monday, December 17, 2012
City Manager Bill Bruton honored retirees, employees who have served Marietta for a combined total of 1,801 years and employees of the year at a City Hall ceremony on Dec. 7. Twenty-one employees who have served the city for a combined total of 516 years and five months retired in 2012. Marietta City Manager Bill Bruton awarded Pam Allen, an administrator with Municipal Court, the City Manager's Award for Exceptional Service for their accomplishments for the city and its employees, providing the best internal service to fellow employees and external service to the public, and for epitomizing public service. Rich Deckman, a landscape architect with Marietta Parks, Recreation and Facilities, received the Darrell Dickerson Marietta First …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Here is your Thanksgiving 2012 schedule for Marietta City Schools, MCS administrative offices, Cobb libraries, Marietta Power and Water, City of Marietta offices, police and fire, and sanitation and yard waste services.
City of Marietta administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. City offices reopen: Monday, Nov. 26. Cobb County offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. Marietta Power and Water administrative offices will also be closed for the holiday. Marietta City Schools (MCS) will be closed for the Thanksgiving Break from Monday, Nov. 19 through Friday, Nov. 23. Classes end at all district schools Friday, Nov. 16 and resume Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Marietta City Schools’ central administrative offices, including the Department of Special Services, Transportation and Food Service offices, will close for the Thanksgiving Holiday from Wednesday, Nov. 21 through Friday, Nov. 23. Regular operation hours …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Marietta Fire and Police Departments offer signs and treatments for heat-related emergencies and precautions for a safe weekend with temperatures in the 100s.
Marietta Fire and Police Departments issued a heat advisory to all Marietta residents for the upcoming weekend. Temperatures are forecasted to be over 100 degrees for several days straight. With this type of forecast, heat related injuries and deaths increase if proper precautions are not taken. The elderly, infirm and youth are particularly vulnerable to increased temperatures. All efforts should be made to limit their exposure to the heat and have them remain in an air-conditioned area. Heat Cramps—Painful spasms in muscles of the legs and abdomen, heavy sweating. First aid—Get out of the sun, and take small sips of water; if nausea occurs, discontinue the water. Keep up with all the news you care about by subscribing to our free email …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Here is the schedule for Marietta museums, offices, libraries, and services during the week of July 4th.
Take a look at the schedule for city offices, power and water offices, museums, libraries, the visitors’ bureau, police, fire and other services in Marietta during the week. City of Marietta administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4. City offices will reopen Thursday, July 5. Marietta Power and Water administrative offices will also be closed in observance of the holiday on July 4. The Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum and the Marietta Museum of History will be closed July 4. The Cobb County Library branches will be closed on July 4. Regular operating hours will resume Thursday, July 5. The Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art will be closed the week of July 4th. Police, fire and other services essential for public safety and health …