ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — A suburban Atlanta man who has been missing for nearly two weeks has been found dead in a pond.
The body of Hussein Esmail, a 64-year-old Marietta resident, was found Thursday in Roswell, WAGA-TV reports.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A judge on Monday agreed to extend the deadline to return absentee ballots for voters in a suburban Atlanta county who didn't receive their ballots because election officials failed to mail them.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia county's election official has admitted failing to mail more than 1,000 absentee ballots to voters who asked for them.
Most of the Cobb County voters who weren’t sent their ballots will now have to vote in person on Election Day if they want to vote.
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MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A small plane crashed into a car dealership parking lot near the border of Ohio and West Virginia early Tuesday, killing two people on board and sparking a large fire.
The crash of the 1974 Beechcraft Air King E90 in Marietta, Ohio, was reported about 7:15 a.m., according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities charged a man with murder Friday in the killing of two sheriff's deputies serving an arrest warrant on another person outside a suburban home near Atlanta.
Cobb County Police Chief Stuart VanHoozer told reporters at a news conference that the deputies were attempting to arrest a man wanted on theft charges in the driveway of his home Thursday night when another man inside confronted them with a gun.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) _ BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (BXC) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $71.3 million.
The Marietta, Georgia-based company said it had profit of $7.48 per share.
The building products distributor posted revenue of $1.24 billion in the period.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) _ MiMedx Group Inc. (MDXG) on Tuesday reported a loss of $12.5 million in its second quarter.
The Marietta, Georgia-based company said it had a loss of 11 cents per share.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — If it was up to Mary Paris, Georgia’s 2022 elections would be a referendum on abortion.
As she watched her grandchildren play in a park in an upscale Atlanta suburb, the nurse practitioner said forcing women to give birth to unwanted children is “despicable.”
MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) _ Peoples Bancorp Inc. (PEBO) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $24.9 million.
The bank, based in Marietta, Ohio, said it had earnings of 88 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax expenses, were 90 cents per share.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The rollout of a new logo for an Atlanta area elementary school has been paused after parents noted similarities to a Nazi symbol, though a school district said the design was based on a U.S.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Suburban Atlanta police officers shot and killed a man Thursday who they say pinned an officer with his car and dragged the officer through a motel parking lot.
Esteban Ramirez, 26, of Atlanta, was shot and killed in the suburb of Marietta, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating the crash of a helicopter shortly after takeoff from a New Jersey airport that seriously injured the pilot.
Fairfield police said on their Facebook page that the 2015 Bell Model 407 helicopter went down just after noon Saturday on the north side of Essex County Airport near Runway 28.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The sheriff in one of Atlanta's largest suburbs is trying out electronic bracelets that monitor inmates' vital signs, seeking to reduce deaths of people in custody.
Cobb County Sheriff Craig Owens unveiled the monitors to local news outlets Tuesday.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Republican won a special Georgia state House election Tuesday in Cobb County, but may never serve a day on the floor of the legislature.
Republican Mitchell Kaye won 57% of the vote, beating Democrat James Dustin McCormick, who won 43%, according to final unofficial returns.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) _ MiMedx Group Inc. (MDXG) on Tuesday reported a loss of $10.5 million in its first quarter.
The Marietta, Georgia-based company said it had a loss of 11 cents per share.
The developer of biomaterials made from sterilized human amniotic membrane posted revenue of $58.9 million in the period.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) _ BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (BXC) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $133.4 million.
The Marietta, Georgia-based company said it had net income of $13.19 per share.
ATLANTA (AP) — All-Atlantic Coast Conference guard Cameron Swartz has transferred from Boston College to Georgia Tech.
Yellow Jackets coach Nell Fortner announced Wednesday that the 5-foot-11 player from suburban Marietta would be playing closer to home next season.
MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) _ Peoples Bancorp Inc. (PEBO) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $23.6 million.
The Marietta, Ohio-based bank said it had earnings of 84 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 88 cents per share.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal jury has found an Ohio man guilty of placing pipe bombs on tugboats on the Ohio River, U.S. Department of Justice officials said.
Nathaniel Blayn Becker, 42, of Marietta, Ohio, bought pipes and other components of the devices from a Lowe’s store on four occasions, according to a press release.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) _ MiMedx Group Inc. (MDXG) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $618,000.
The Marietta, Georgia-based company said it had net income of 1 cent per share.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) _ BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (BXC) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $73.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Marietta, Georgia-based company said it had net income of $7.30.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Cobb County grand jury has indicted a man in the alleged killings of his new neighbors — a firefighter and his wife — and with cruelty to the slain couple's toddler, who he allegedly left alone in the home for hours after the murders, news outlets reported.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff wanted for a sexual battery charge has surrendered to authorities, the Cobb County Sheriff's Office said Saturday.
Bleckley County Sheriff Kristopher Coody turned himself in Friday and was released shortly after on bail, the sheriff's office said.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff is wanted on charges of sexual battery that allegedly occurred last month in Cobb County.
A warrant was issued Friday for Bleckley County Sheriff Kristopher Coody for the incident that happened Jan.
ATLANTA (AP) — One of Atlanta's most affluent suburban areas is a step closer to becoming its own city, after the Georgia House voted to allow residents in a proposed city of East Cobb to decide whether they want to incorporate.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two COVID-19 mega-testing sites are now open in Georgia.
The state Department of Public Health said Friday that the sites are in Cobb and DeKalb counties.
Hours of operation for both sites are Monday through Friday, rom 8 a.m.
ATLANTA (AP) — GE Appliances, a unit of Chinese appliance maker Haier, announced Tuesday that it will invest more than $118 million to expand its factory in northwest Georgia, hiring 600 additional workers by the end of 2024.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was street racing when he got into a deadly collision with another vehicle has been sentenced to prison.
George Kevin Cambi, 21, was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison and ordered to serve 10, according to terms of a plea deal, The Cobb County District Attorney’s Office said.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia high school teacher was arrested after police said he had sex with a 17-year-old student in his office.
Zachary White, a graphic design teacher at Osborne High School in Marietta, was charged with two felony counts of sexual assault by a teacher.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Senate voted 34-21 on Tuesday to pass Senate Bill 1EX, which would redraw district lines in the state Senate for the next 10 years in a way projected to give Republicans a 33-23 majority.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Santa may have fewer eyes in homes this Christmas season after a Georgia judge — jokingly — banned the Elf on the Shelf.
Cobb County Superior Court Chief Judge Robert Leonard posted a mock order on Twitter Thursday banishing these elves.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio man is facing federal charges after suspected destructive devices were found on Ohio River tugboats, authorities said.
Nathaniel Blayn Becker, 42, of Marietta, Ohio, was charged Thursday in a federal criminal complaint with possession of one or more unregistered destructive devices.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black said Thursday that GOP rival Herschel Walker's history of violence against women should disqualify him from being a U.S. senator, saying that Republicans should discuss Walker's problems now to avoid fatal Democratic attacks against a flawed candidate in the fall.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sophomore quarterback Harrison Bailey is leaving Tennessee after finding himself third on the depth chart under first-year coach Josh Heupel.
Bailey announced his decision Wednesday in a social media post.
ATLANTA (AP) — Country musician Travis Tritt, who canceled shows at venues that required a COVID-19 vaccine or mask-wearing, sang the national anthem before Game 6 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday night.
WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are asking witnesses to help investigators identify the person who fatally shot a 14-year-old at a party in Atlanta’s northwest suburbs.
Cherokee County sheriff's deputies released video of a fight that they say took place in a Kennesaw apartment before the shooting.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia shot and wounded a man Tuesday suspected of using a bow and arrow to carjack a woman in Atlanta before crashing the stolen car and pointing the weapon at police, authorities said.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The Cobb County district attorney's office is offering warm, furry support to crime victims and staff.
District Attorney Flynn Broady announced Friday that Rose, a 3-year-old black Labrador retriever is joining the office.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Swastikas and messages praising Adolph Hitler have appeared at two high schools this month in a large public school system in the Atlanta suburbs, school officials said.
Someone scrawled a swastika and “Heil Hitler” on a bathroom door at Lassiter High School, school officials reported Wednesday.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Flash flooding turned some streets into rivers and damaged some cars in the Atlanta suburbs.
Crews worked overnight and into Wednesday morning to pull cars off of the streets after the flooding left them damaged, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A major defense contractor hosted Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday to thank him for a new tax break that could be worth more than $50 million.
Earlier this year, state lawmakers passed and the Republican governor signed a law that would expand the tax breaks available to “high-impact aerospace defense” projects in hopes of aiding a bid for new defense projects at the Marietta plant operated by Lockheed Martin Corp.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A police officer shot and killed a motorist after making a traffic stop on a busy road in the Atlanta suburbs, authorities said.
The shooting happened near the start of Wednesday afternoon rush hour traffic in Marietta, just northwest of Atlanta, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Parents in Georgia's second largest school district plan to rally again to try to force school officials to require masks amid a statewide surge in coronavirus cases that has disrupted classroom instruction for thousands of Georgia students.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — An educator who taught the children of U.S. military personnel at an Army base in Germany is accused of sexually assaulting two young students, court records show.
Stefan Eberhard Zappey has been a civilian employee of the U.S.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The “monster” who stabbed a woman to death and also killed her dog as they walked in a popular Atlanta park must be taken off the streets, but rumors are not helping police to solve the case, the city’s mayor said Tuesday.