Trudie Donovan stepped down abruptly after 34 years as a teacher or administrator in the Cobb County School District, including a long tenure at Walton High School.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
If you're unsure of your polling station, it's easy to find out where to cast your ballot today.
Today is Election Day, and some voters may not know where to cast their ballots. The first step is to check the precinct information on your voter registration card. If you don't have your card, you can find this information online. Visit the Georgia Secretary of State's office by clicking the My Voter Page link. You can check your voter registration status and other information, and type in your name, county and birthdate to confirm your precinct. Once you do this, you will see the name, location and address of your precinct, and a map and driving directions to your polling place. There also is a link to a sample ballot and a list of qualified candidates who will appear on it. All 153 precincts in Cobb will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. …
Monday, November 5, 2012
This longtime Northeast Cobb business offers shop talk prediction on the outcome of U.S. presidential elections.
A bit of manual labor and a long pole are required to change the black letters on the tall, old-fashioned business sign in front of Mick’s Barber Shop on Canton Road. The current message promotes new manicure and pedicure services. Owne, Autumn Freer says past messages have been “Closed mouth gathers no foot” and “We don’t buy gold.” The street side humor reaches back in history when barber shops were a place for men to come in, share jokes, and talk. Freer said lifestyles in 2012 allow limited barber shop time. Customers commit to everyday hustle and bustle and a full parking lot may make a prospective ‘walk-in’ keep driving, however, there still are moments when men, waiting for their turns in a barber’s chair, share perspectives on …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Kindergarten through senior citizen-aged students prioritize music at this teaching studio on Shallowford Road.
A miniature violin, scaled to fit the small proportions of a five year-old, waits silent for the next budding musician to pick it up. Multi-instrumentalist Marla Feeney, the founder/owner of Sandpiper Music Studio, is an accomplished performer as well as a music tutor. Feeney teaches and mentors children, as well as, mature players who are revisiting an interest in performing music. Feeney has students who play in area high school bands, Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra, and students who are over 50 years old who have made the cut for Roswell Senior Center bands and the East Cobb New Horizons Band program. Feeney's relationship with New Horizons goes back a couple of years when she conducted their …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Ryan Aschenbach, 18, was killed following a Saturday crash on Trickum Road in Northeast Cobb; three others were hospitalized.
Monday, June 4, 2012
This new Northeast Cobb eatery serves breakfast and lunch seven days a week.
Northeast Cobbers who have been here since the early 1990's may remember Cafe 33 owner, Shane Clements, as a Sprayberry Yellow Jackets football lineman, class of 1993. Clements played college football for East Central University of Oklahoma and came back to Cobb after earning a bachelor's degree in education. Oklahoma is where Clements' cooking roots start. The "33" is "Mom," Clements' maternal grandmother's birth year. "Mom's" recipes dominate the Cafe 33 menu. Clements is proud to honor his now deceased grandmother by keeping her love of good food, family and friends the focus of his restaurant located at the intersection of Sandy Plains and Piedmont roads. The cafe seats 50 people inside and 12 outside, the mezzanine can be rented, the …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Marietta Police say a BB&T branch in Northeast Cobb was held up on Monday afternoon.
Marietta police are searching for a man who held up a BB&T bank in the Northeast Cobb section of the city Monday afternoon. According to police, the robber approached a teller at bank at 1901 Sandy Plains Road at approximately 1 p.m. The man handed the teller a note demanding money, then received an undisclosed amount of cash and left on foot. He was last seen running behind the bank. The robber is described as a skinny white man between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-10, wearing a shoulder-length black wig, women’s clothing and sunglasses. Police ask anyone with information about the robbery to call 770-794-5300.