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Darline Pennington  Daily Ardmoreite

Mr. Bob Smee will officiate the funeral services for former Ardmore resident, Darline Pennington, at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019, in the Centennial Chapel of ...

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.

"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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 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, ...

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.

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.

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.

Bowker sweeps three events as Plainview Lady Indians win team title at Marietta Invitational meet  Miami News Record

MARIETTA — While the normal colors associated with Marietta High School are black and gold, it was the Plainview Lady Indians track team that was seeing a ...

Etta Mae Halstied  Daily Ardmoreite

Family and friends will adorn shades of pink and gather at the New Zion Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday morning to celebrate the life of Etta Mae Halstied.

Success in the arts | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

NEW MATAMORAS – Arts and entertainment have a reputation for being a risky career choice, but students at Frontier High and Middle School experienced a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Former teacher accuses school district of discriminatory practices

A former Marietta High School teacher is threatening the Marietta School District with a federal lawsuit after accusing the district of pushing minority students out ...

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.

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 ...

Here are some of the most famous folks connected to Cobb  Atlanta Journal Constitution

From Andy Dick to Zac Brown, there's lots of folks you may not know, or fully understand, when it comes to their connection to Cobb County.

Police: Man charges officers with butcher knife during standoff on Highland Avenue

A man threatening to commit suicide Wednesday reportedly charged responding officers with a butcher knife.

Former Texoma Superintendent Accused of Verbally Abusing Student  KTEN

MARIETTA, OK -- A former Texoma school superintendent was in court today, as a group of parents are trying to get a restraining order against him. "It puts a bad ...

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 ...

5-star showdown: Nation’s top athlete visits Alabama and Georgia in three-day span  Saturday Down South

Arik Gilbert has yet to decide where he plans to go to college but based on his most recent recruiting visits, the Georgia native will have his choice of any ...

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,

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

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.

Roman Roast on the River canceled this year, expected to come back for 2020

The 2019 Roman Roast on the River has been canceled for this year but Todd Wofford, interim Parks and Rec executive director, said they're planning on ...

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 ...

Primrose resident Marjorie Ann (Harris) Jinkins  Shawnee News Star

Marge grew up in Marietta, Oklahoma. She still goes back to visit family and friends.

James Christopher Chris Cooper  Daily Ardmoreite

James Christopher “Chris” Cooper, 54, of Marietta, Okla., passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Mercy Health Love County, Marietta. Memorial services will be ...

New Arrivals from the Wednesday, May 22, 2019 edition of the Standard Journal

The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the ...

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.

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 ...

Four Cedartown men charged with drug possession

Four Cedartown men were arrested Monday, all on drug possession charges.

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 ...

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 ...

New principal joins Byng High School staff | News  Theadanews

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

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 ...

Coping with suicide | News, Sports, Jobs  Marietta Times

This year for area teens, the numbers are not just statistics, they're friends. Suicide has become an upsetting trend sweeping through the area with two teens.

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.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

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 ...

Colton Perry signs to play basketball at Kansas Wesleyan University  Daily Ardmoreite

The Marietta graduate will play at Kansas Wesleyan University, about 50 miles north of his erstwhile Marietta teammate Zac Neely, who will play at Hesston ...

4 ways to avoid a costly phone scam  FOX 5 Atlanta

A single phone call to a Dacula couple started a scam that cost them thousands of dollars.

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

When James Winchester misses his dad, he will scroll through his phone. Mike Winchester's text messages — archived words of love, hope and comfort — will ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

Middle School Boys Rankings: Cade Flatt A Triple Threat  MileSplit

One athlete who stands out is Jacari Kennedy from West Oaks Academy in Florida. Kennedy holds the top middle school time in the 100m dash with an 11.16 ...

Swanson discusses on-field struggles, social media and self esteem  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 ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Dash  MileSplit

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

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.

Prayers pouring in for Plainview student  Daily Ardmoreite Prayers have been pouring out for Taylor Chester, a Plainview High School senior, who was injured in a car accident early ...

Police: Man with distinctive tattoos on face wanted for home invasion  FOX 5 Atlanta

Palmetto police want to put a man with distinctive tattoos of a star and tear drops on his face behind bars before he strikes again.

Is the High School Boys 800m Getting Faster in March?  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. Is the high ...

What is Social Emotional Learning?  Social Work Helper

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) defines social and emotional learning (SEL) as “The process through which children ...

Firefighter with cancer couldnt attend sons Little League game, so hun  WGAU

DANVERS, Mass. - Hundreds of firefighters from all over the area came to watch an 11-year-old boy play baseball -- and will keep coming to games until his dad ...

Arizona woman who gave birth in vegetative state may have been impregn  WGAU

PHOENIX, Ariz. - A woman in a vegetative state who was raped and impregnated at a long-term care facility in Arizona may have been impregnated before, ...

Enhancing Education with Digital Tools in the Classroom  SWHELPER

Especially now, with the rise of technology in the classroom, teachers have practically unlimited methods for teaching, assigning, and grading student work.

DAILY POST VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Curry's winning mentality contagious for Buford  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Buford junior Gabby Curry is the Daily Post's Volleyball Player of the Year after leading the Wolves to the Class AAAA State Championship.

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 ...

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?

The Reckoning  SB Nation

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

Nature Conservancy puts wild into W.Va. | News, Sports, Jobs  Parkersburg News

WHEELING — Mark Tercek, the CEO of The Nature Conservancy, knows all about “Wild and Wonderful” on a global scale. Tercek, whose organization works in ...

Building Abroad: Local Teen’s Passion Impacts Young Minds in Jamaica  Social Work Helper

Thirteen-year-old Rafe Cochran of Palm Beach, Fla., returned to school this week as an eighth-grader at Palm Beach Day Academy after opening his second ...

NASW Highlights the Growing Need for School Social Workers to Prevent School Violence  Social Work Helper

WASHINGTON, D.C. – School social workers play a critical role in schools. They serve as the liaison between school, home, and the community. The underlying ...

Home Sweet Home, Refreshing room makeovers create special spaces to enjoy  Rome News-Tribune

This article originally appeared in Magnolia Magazine's Spring 2014 edition.

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.

Why Starting School Later Is a Social Work Issue  Social Work Helper

SWHELPER is a progressive media outlet dedicated to providing news, information, resources, and entertainment related to social work, social justice, and ...

School Lunches to Become Tastier  Social Work Helper

In 2010, the national school lunch program underwent some nutritional changes, many of which were spearheaded by First Lady Michelle Obama. Mrs. Obama ...

The Social Work Internship Debate  Social Work Helper

The debate of social work internships is a hot topic right now, and I hear a complaint about field placements come up daily. People have been constantly arguing ...

Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder  Social Work Helper

According to the National Center for Children in Povery (NCCP), “One in 10 youth has serious mental health problems that are severe enough to impair how they ...

It's Time for Social Work Internship Reform  Social Work Helper

On March 14, 2013, the Council for Social Work Education opened the public commenting period for individuals, schools, and organizations to make ...

Top 5 Reasons Social Work is Failing  Social Work Helper

SWHELPER is a progressive media outlet dedicated to providing news, information, resources, and entertainment related to social work, social justice, and ...

What Else Can I Do With My MSW?  Social Work Helper

They say unemployment is on the decline, but I can tell you as a recent graduate with a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a top rated school that it isn't ...

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