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Controversial book to remain in Marietta curriculum | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

“The Handmaid's Tale,” a work of literature by Margaret Atwood, narrowly survived a challenge to be removed from the Marietta City Schools curriculum Tuesday ...

Marietta High School class of 2020 continues decades-long TP tradition

MARIETTA — The tradition lives on. Marietta Blue Devils rolled up to campus for their first day of school on Thursday to find it, well, rolled.

AROUND TOWN: Ott draws a challenger | Opinion

Republican Cobb County Commissioner Bob Ott has been famously mum on whether he will seek another term in next year's election. Check back with him after ...

Marietta High's first black student looks back

MARIETTA — They don't have the name recognition of Rosa Parks or Jackie Robinson, but there is a class of heroes spread out across the nation, each of ...

Marietta educators look at future school designs  WTAP-TV

'A Vision for the Future' is what Marietta school administrators, teachers and even students viewed in a two-day workshop that ended Tuesday.

Marietta BoE presents budget, approves laptops for elementary schools and appoints new assistant principals

MARIETTA — The Marietta school board saw the district's full proposed budget for next school year for the first time during its meeting Tuesday.

Marietta school board settles with former MHS principal Forrestella Taylor

Marietta's school board on Tuesday approved a $50000 settlement with former Marietta High School principal Forrestella Taylor.

Everything you need to know for the first day of school

Students lament and parents rejoice. Thursday is the first day of school for both Cobb County and Marietta City schools, and district officials and police have ...

Northcutt Stadium grass brings green to Marietta Touchdown Club

MARIETTA — The grass may be gone from the football field at Marietta High's Northcutt Stadium, but now has the chance to grow in the yards of team ...

Cobb, Marietta educators balk at new SAT adversity measurement

A second score soon to be included with SAT scores and sent to colleges and universities across the country will not affect a student's ability to reach a perfect ...

Neighborhood says goodbye to beloved mailman as he retires after 35 years  WSB Atlanta

Floyd Martin put the brakes on his 35 year career on Thursday in Marietta. Martin graduated from Marietta High School in 1975 and took the postal *service* test a ...

Marietta High, Burruss briefly on lockout status as police seek suspect

Marietta High School and Burruss Elementary School were briefly on lockout Tuesday after an incident on Whitlock Avenue.

Back at the helm | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

Although the heat is still wilting, summer is nearly finished for educators. In Washington Elementary School, the hardwood floor of the empty hallway on the m.

Superintendent to donate his bonus to pay high school seniors' college application fees  KOCO Oklahoma City

The superintendent of a Georgia public school system is donating his $10,000 bonus to help high school seniors in his district pay their college application fees.

Marietta appeals as investigation into ineligible football players continues

Marietta City Schools is appealing the Georgia High School Association decision that stripped the Blue Devils of their eight wins from the 2017 football season, ...

Students prep for regional spelling bee Friday | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

Words are in the air around Marietta. Across the region, about 60 students are spending extra hours building up vocabulary muscle, studying word structures, ori.

High school forced to forfeit entire football season due to ineligible players  WSB Atlanta

MARIETTA, Ga. - Marietta High School has been forced to forfeit all of the football games they played in 2017 because they say the team had ineligible players ...

Planned Polk Street neighborhood gets cool reception from council, neighbors

A plan to build 46 homes new homes off Polk Street has a tough road to tread if it is to find approval with the Marietta City Council on Wednesday.

Tennessee football: Four-star 2020 outside linebacker B.J. Ojulari commits to Vols  All for Tennessee

Tennessee football recruiting picked up a Georgia outside linebacker Friday. B.J. Ojulari of Marietta, Ga. committed to the Volunteers.

Toilet paper tradition continues at Marietta High School  WSB Atlanta

Students at Marietta High School took tradition to a new level when they covered trees in toilet paper Thursday morning.

Judge rules Marietta players eligible until new appeal hearings

Three Marietta football players who were ruled ineligible by the Georgia High School Association are allowed to play football — for now.

Glenita Franklin  Daily Ardmoreite

Services for Glenita Franklin, 60, of Marietta, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Marietta with Pastors Brian Swiggart and ...

Jade Thompson: Marietta teacher tells her union '¡No más!'  The Columbus Dispatch

As a public-school teacher who has been teaching Spanish to high school students in Marietta for 15 years now, I cannot imagine a more rewarding job.

Dowell Elementary teacher, 24, killed weeks before wedding

Cobb County schools begin classes Wednesday, but at Dowell Elementary, one smiling teacher won't be there to welcome students back.

Author pens cookbook and foraging how-to | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

If we pay a little more attention to our surroundings every day, we might not only see something new, we might get to eat something new. That's the idea tha.

"40 Under 40” Pharmacist, Will Douglas Honors Veterans and Heroes  Focusdailynews

As July 4th Reminds us to Fly our Flags, “Patriot Love From” Flies a Flag for local Veterans, First Responders, to Honor Them Year-round. Growing up, Will ...

Former Marietta teacher charged with rape appears in court  KXII-TV

MARIETTA, OK - A former Marietta Public school teacher accused of having sex with one of her students appeared in court Thursday. The Love County District ...

Marietta girls run to state cross country championship

CARROLLTON — It was not long ago that the members of the Marietta girls cross country team were looking up to their male counterparts during their state ...

Famous people from Georgia's Cobb County, Marietta and Smyrna  Atlanta Journal Constitution

So, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution came up with an innocent-enough list of famous people born in Cobb County back in November. Some of our avid readers ...

Marietta High School students celebrate prom together  Daily Ardmoreite

Hide caption. Marietta High School students pose for a photo before attending the school's prom, “A Night in Atlantis,” Saturday night at the district's cafeteria.

'The matter is closed' for Tucker girls' basketball decision  Champion

As basketball season approaches, four girls of the 2017-2018 Tucker High School varsity basketball team and their families are still trying to change a decision ...

Women Push To End Georgia Sales Tax On Menstrual Products  Georgia Public Broadcasting

From adolescence to menopause, most women have to deal with a monthly reality: their periods. It can be messy, painful and expensive. The cost of tampons,

Community celebrates mailman's retirement with decorated mailboxes, amazing block party  KPRC Click2Houston

A United States Postal *Service* mail carrier with nearly 35 years of *service* retired recently in the Atlanta area, according to a sweet Twitter thread showing his last ...

Marietta boys claim regionals  Daily Ardmoreite

MADILL — With Mother Nature interfering over the weekend, the Class 3A regional track meet at Blake Smiley Stadium in Madill was pushed back to this past ...

Marietta HS student chosen for McDonalds national ad campaign  KXII-TV

MARIETTA, OK - Eulojio Sanchez is a senior at Marietta High School, a hard working student, a band member, and an employee at the local McDonalds, and ...

Local grandparents 'overwhelmed' and 'upset' after granddaughter shot at Florida school  WXIA-TV

The Marietta family said their daughter is already in Florida by her daughter's side after a school shooting that claimed so many lives almost took hers as well.

Marietta track teams complete sweep of Region 3AAAAAAA titles

MARIETTA — Host Marietta swept the boys and girls titles Friday at the Region 3AAAAAAA track and field championships.

Georgia football: where are the best players in the state coming from  FanSided

The Peach State has many of the best players in nation. Georgia football has reaped the benefits with three straight top-three classes.

MHS principal Taylor moving to central office

MARIETTA — The Marietta school board voted Friday to move Marietta High School principal Forrestella Taylor to a central office position after just one year on ...

Dale Flanagan  Daily Ardmoreite

DURANT — Dale Flanagan passed away peacefully at his home on a beautiful, sunny Saturday, August 19, 2017, after several years of struggle with heart ...

Cobb gives OK to contract for new Kennesaw Mountain trails

Joggers and walkers are one step closer to having more trails to enjoy around Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, as Cobb commissioners Tuesday ...

These Are The Freshmen Boys You Need To Watch In XC  MileSplit

We\'ve compiled our last look at a specific class in XC, this time taking a closer view of freshmen runners.

Tennessee football recruiting: 4-star 2020 QB Harrison Bailey commits to Vols  FanSided

Tennessee football recruiting got a big commitment from 2020 four-star quarterback Harrison Bailey, who picked the Volunteers over the Michigan Wolverines.

New principal joins Byng High School staff | News  Theadanews

BYNG — 2016 is turning into a banner year for Michael “Bubba” Tamez.

Johnny’s Hideaway raises money for popular DJ who has cancer  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Johnny's Hideaway will donate 20% of sales on July 11 to help popular DJ who's battling cancer.

Georgia football: three best prospects projected to commit to Georgia  FanSided

Georgia football has signed three-straight top three classes and are expected to do the same in 2020. But the Bulldogs only have three commits so far.

Tennessee Vols morning report: UGA date changing, Jalen Hurd exposes Butch Jones  FanSided

The Tennessee Vols changing their series date with the Georgia Bulldogs and Jalen Hurd on Butch Jones leads our Volunteers news for Thursday, Feb.

Area schools' back to school supply list - News  Daily Ardmoreite

Ardmore BTS SuppliesArdmorePrekindergarten2 boxes Crayola crayons (24 ct.)1 pkg. Crayola markers1 set Crayola water colors1 bottle Elmer's white glue10 ...

Learn more about West Cobb's craft space, Project Studio

Project Studio in west Cobb is barely a year old, but its crafting classes are already selling out and the studio's enormous popularity has led owner Jill Alford and ...

Five Clubs Announce Formation of The Eastern Track League

Press Release May 10, 2019. ATLANTA – Five east coast top middle distance Olympic Development Track & Field groups are teaming up to launch a new track ...

Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...

89000 gallons of water = $1400 water bill = H2O Woes  Marietta Daily Journal

A local woman got an unwanted surprise in the mail this month when her water bill came in at more than 20 times the normal amount.

Rooted in faith: Mike Winchester's family spends first Father's Day without their dad  Tulsa World

Mike Winchester, a former OU punter on the 1985 national team, remains strong in the memories of his family, which includes six children.

List: Former AAAAAA football players on college rosters  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Below are former Georgia high school players from current Class AAAAAA schools who were on college football rosters during the 2018 season. The work was ...

Student Suspensions, by School and Race  Oklahoma Watch

Use this table to compare suspension rates by school and race across Oklahoma for the 2011-2012 school year. Columns on the left show enrollment and those ...

The Shield features top local baseball talent | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

PARKERSBURG — Dalton Wiggins knows his summer baseball team doesn't get the same publicity as some of the other programs, but it's OK. Instead ...

Quaron Adams Is One Of The Top Underclassman Boys Sprinters  MileSplit

Chandler (AZ) High School's Quaron Adams has some of the top underclassman sprint times in the nation. He's clocked a 21.61 (+1.6) in the 200m and a 10.49 ...

The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

This *content* requires a MileSplit Pro plan. Join Now and select any plan for instant access! MileSplit Pro Join Now Already a Pro member? LOG IN. To view this ...

‘God has told me I will be OK’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Just months before he was shot to death in the parking lot of a Jacksonville convenience store after a dispute over loud music, Jordan Davis stood in that kitchen ...

Braves host regional Little League HR Derby

ATLANTA -- From 1966-96 the Atlanta Braves' home field, Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, was affectionately known -- by hitters, at least -- as The Launching ...

Dansby Swanson on early struggles and avoiding social media  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When Dansby Swanson hit .156 with a .433 OPS in April, the Braves' heir-apparent Golden Boy was golden no more. At least not on social media, where ...

Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.

Chipper Jones believes Dansby Swanson can be a 'Derek Jeter-type of hitter'  The Athletic

Dansby Swanson turned to Atlanta Braves legend Chipper Jones for help this offseason, and that work has paid off early this season.

Here Are The Best Sophomore Boys Returners In XC  MileSplit

Check out the top returning sophomore boys heading into the 2019 cross country season.

Swanson OK after painful incident, will wear cup from now on  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Braves rookie Dansby Swanson wasn't wearing a protective cup when got hit in the groin area by an errant throw during Monday's game.

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 400 meter dash.

Judge denies Canton's motion to dismiss wrongful termination suit  Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story misidentified the judge handing down Friday's decision as Chief Judge Jackson Harris. Judge Jack Partain ...

Cops: Marietta man forced son to sell marijuana at school  WSB Radio

A man accused of running a marijuana grow house in Marietta allegedly denied his teenage children food and clothing and beat them, according to his arrest ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Still A Junior, Tia Jones Is In GOAT Territory  MileSplit

Who are the top 500 returning high school girls 100m hurdles this outdoor season?

U.S. Army All-American Bowl alumni by NFL team  NBC Sports

For 18 years, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl has put the best high school football players in the country against each other. While the majority of players went ...

The Reckoning  SB Nation

Two years after Paul Oliver's death, take a deep look into the place football holds in our lives.

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 400m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 400 meter dash.

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 100m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 100 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

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