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Former Sprayberry standout Chavis gets first MLB call from Red Sox

Five years after being drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the first round, former Sprayberry High School standout Michael Chavis got the call to the big leagues.

U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Marietta Schools Make List  Marietta, GA Patch

Georgia Schools Make Elite U.S. News List - Marietta, GA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...

Coming home: Cobb seniors return to their Elementary Schools ahead of graduation

MARIETTA — Martha Hudson has taught kindergarten at Kincaid Elementary School in Marietta for 17 years and watched Monday as some of the same students ...

Cobb Schools moves ahead with $90 million SPLOST advance

MARIETTA — The Cobb School District is moving forward with plans to borrow $90 million to get started on its 2019 construction projects sooner.

Cobb, Marietta high school graduation dates, times  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Graduation ceremonies for the class of 2019 will begin Monday, May 20 and run through Saturday, May 25.

Local schools set to hold commencement ceremonies | News

It's almost time for the class of 2019 to throw their caps in the air.

Marietta singer advances in NBC's "The Voice"

Marietta crooner Carter Lloyd Horne has advanced to the next round of NBC's singing competition “The Voice.”

Marietta native passes blind audition on The Voice Monday night

Marietta native and Sprayberry High School graduate Carter Lloyd Horne is known around town for having a great voice, but now the rest of the country knows it, ...

Parsons, Twigg lead Allatoona past Sprayberry | Cobb Football Friday

MARIETTA — Seniors Daniel Parsons and Jasen Twigg led the way for Allatoona in a 29-7 victory over Sprayberry at Jim Frazier Stadium on Friday.

10th annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop will be April 20

The 10th Annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop, presented by Piedmont Church, Superior Plumbing and C&S Paving, will be April 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 ...

Sprayberry comes back late to beat South Cobb

AUSTELL – Sprayberry found itself trailing South Cobb 27-20 late in the fourth quarter and 96 yards away a potential tying touchdown.

Spotlight to shine on STAR students Monday | News

Thirty-three of the county's top performing high school seniors will be recognized Monday evening at the 52nd-annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, ...

AROUND TOWN: Church takes action on parking as Marietta Square grows busier

WITH TRAFFIC SWAMPING Marietta Square, the general citizenry isn't the only one feeling the squeeze. First Baptist Church of Marietta is taking steps to protect ...

Police: Marietta man arrested after attempted robberies at three local pharmacies

Police have arrested and charged a Marietta man with brandishing a knife and demanding drugs at three local pharmacies.

Georgia kicker, Sprayberry grad Blankenship named second-team All-American

Georgia kicker Rodrigo Blankenship was named a second-team All-American by The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Local kids collect eggs by the chopperful at Sprayberry

Candy rained down on Sprayberry High School's football field at the 10th annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop on Saturday.

FRAZIER, Wilma Irene Quarles | Obituaries

Wilma Irene Quarles Frazier, 85, of Marietta, GA passed away Monday, August 27, 2018. A memorial *service* will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 9th in ...

Former Sprayberry teammates set to collide on opposing sides of Rose Bowl

Regardless of the outcome of today's Rose Bowl, there will be one thing for certain.

PHOTOS: Sprayberry High School 65th anniversary celebration  East Cobb News

Old yearbooks were on display at Saturday's 65th anniversary celebration for Sprayberry High School (East Cobb News photos and slideshow by Wendy ...

Here's what to know about local graduations  Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

It's almost time for the class of 2019 to throw their caps in the air.

Arrest made after Sprayberry High School hoax threat  WSB Atlanta

Police have charged the person who sent text messages to Cobb County 911 claiming a shooter was inside Sprayberry High School.

Upcoming Easter events in Cobb County | Lifestyle

Editor's Note: This story has been updated since it was originally posted on March 29 at 2:29 p.m.. Cobb County is gearing up for a late Easter this year, which ...

Commissioners could OK cash grants for Cobb startups

Three of Cobb's budding businesses could have county commissioners to thank Tuesday night.

New NRA president, Cobb native, aiming for higher membership, reclaiming government offices

MARIETTA — The new president of the National Rifle Association has her sights set on growing the organization's membership and reclaiming Georgia's Sixth ...

Georgia kicker, Sprayberry grad Rodrigo Blankenship reaches academic milestone

He's known throughout Bulldog Nation by many names — “Goggles” and “Hot Rod” to name a couple. But now he's got a new title to add to his resume –

Behind the goggles: Rodrigo Blankenship blazes his own path to sports stardom  Red and Black

When Ken Blankenship saw his 10-year old son, Rodrigo Blankenship, kick a football for the first time, it began a long, work-filled journey that ended in ...

Cobb schools 2019 valedictorians and salutatorians announced  East Cobb News

The Cobb County School District on Tuesday announced the Class of 2019 valedictorians and salutatorians, and students from East Cobb schools had some of ...

Cobb schools names six new principals | News

New principals for Walton, Sprayberry and North Cobb high schools, Daniell Middle School and Tritt and Fair Oaks elementary schools were appointed by ...

Lassiter High's Marching Trojan Band performing in Pasadena

After six years, Lassiter High's Marching Band has returned to Pasadena to perform in the 130th Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day.

AROUND TOWN: East Cobber named NRA president; Daughters observe Confederate Memorial Day; 2019 Law Day Awards

AN EAST COBBER has been elected president of the National Rifle Association, replacing retired Lt. Col. Oliver North.

Sprayberry High to host marching band festival | News

MARIETTA — Marching bands from across the Southeast will compete and show off their moves today during Sprayberry High School's 33rd annual Southern ...

Eric James Biddy | Obituaries

Eric James Biddy, 48, of Marietta died Monday, April 1, 2019. Funeral services will be 2pm Thursday at Mayes Ward Dobbins Funeral Home, Historic Marietta ...

Longtime Cobb County employee honored for 50 years of service

MARIETTA — The career of Brenda Legg, the longest serving employee of Cobb County government's Information Services department, predates the ...

Red Sox prospect Michael Chavis had a crazy first day in the big leagues

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When Michael Chavis's locker was still empty two hours before game time on Friday night, Alex.

Cobb traffic: Sandy Plains Road to be disrupted a week by $4.4M project  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The traffic shift of Sandy Plains Road runs between Ebenezer Road and Kinjac Drive near Sprayberry High School. It is set to end Sept. 30.

Allatoona routs Sprayberry in homecoming victory | Cobb Football Friday

ACWORTH — Allatoona celebrated its 2017 homecoming with a 37-15 win over Sprayberry in a Region 6AAAAAA game Friday night.

Jerry Guy | Obituaries

Jerry Guy, 72, of Acworth, Georgia, died peacefully and went to be with his Lord and Savior, on April 18, 2019. His wife was by his side.

Sprayberry pair among SEC's top freshmen | Cobb Football Friday

Cobb County has some up-and-coming football players in the Southeastern Conference.

Marietta native Carter Horne advances on 'The Voice'

Marietta native Carter Lloyd Horne found solace in music in his early teenage years, and has been thrust into a national spotlight, thanks to his recent success ...

Sprayberry bested by Sequoyah in season finale | Cobb Football Friday

MARIETTA – Sequoyah earned its way into the postseason with a dominating fourth quarter, defeating the Yellow Jackets 38-28 to advance to the playoffs for ...

New Lassiter High School gym to cost nearly $5M more than initial estimate  East Cobb News

The Cobb Board of Education on Thursday approved spending $15.66 million to build a new Lassiter High School gym, but it's going to cost a good bit more ...

These are the most famous folks from Cobb County  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Be proud, Cobbers! Find out about some of the most famous folks who hail from Cobb County's Marietta, Smyrna, Kennesaw, Acworth and more.

PREP SOCCER: Pepperell's Hazelwood named MVP of All-Star game  Northwest Georgia News

Sydni Hazelwood, a junior forward at Pepperell High School, was named MVP of the Georgia High School Girls' All-Star Soccer Game on Sunday ...

Advocacy group, county leaders to discuss east Cobb 'eyesore'

Organizers of an east Cobb advocacy group seeking redevelopment of a shopping center it deems an eyesore are inviting the public to a meeting Wednesday ...

Sprayberry alum Brynden Trawick added to AFC unit for Pro Bowl

Former Sprayberry High School standout Brynden Trawick is heading to the Pro Bowl for the first time in his five-year NFL career.

Marietta cheerleaders start 'dress closet' to help fellow students  FOX 5 Atlanta

MARIETTA, Ga. -. When a few girls at Sprayberry High School started opening up about why they aren't going to Homecoming on September 9, their ...

Sprayberry High's Class of 1956 comes together for 60th reunion

Sixty years? Has it really been that long?” seemed to be the sentiment shared by more than 50 members and guests of the Sprayberry High School Class of ...

SAT scores released for Cobb, Marietta Schools | News

Cobb students topped the national average on this year's SATs, according to data released by the district Tuesday, beating out the country's average score by 28 ...

Sprayberry soccer team tries to 'find a way'

MARIETTA — The Sprayberry boys soccer team is using the Spanish phrase “busca la forma” as its motto this season.

Sprayberry High's NJROTC program continues to grow  FOX 5 Atlanta

The Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) at Sprayberry High School competes in drill competitions against other programs. Recently, they ...

Cobb going back to school in July for first time ever

Cobb County schools will start back earlier than ever this year — students are scheduled to begin the academic year on July 31, a decision that has been ...

Brian Katrek, voice of Kennesaw State broadcasts, calling the Masters

AUGUSTA – Golf fans who watch the Masters on CBS know that Jim Nantz and Nick Faldo will be calling the action in the 18th tower.

Cobb Students Excel On Georgia Milestones In 2017-2018

Cobb Students Excel On Georgia Milestones - Marietta, GA - Cobb County students scored better than their peers statewide on the Georgia Milestones during ...

Cobb County Schools 2018 Graduation Dates, Locations  Marietta, GA Patch

Cobb Schools 2018 Graduation Dates, Locations - Marietta, GA - The Cobb County School District has announced the times and locations of its 2018 high ...

Sprayberry classmates mourn death of Marine killed in Chattanooga  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Father of gunman in Chattanooga is 'devastated' and apologizes » Feds: Shooting of Marines an 'act of terrorism' » Chattanooga shooting victim Skip Wells ...

Cobb Schools Foundation honors district volunteers | News

MARIETTA — The Cobb Schools Foundation and Cobb County School District honored more than 100 volunteers from schools across the district at the annual ...

See what kind of a GPA it takes to become a top Cobb high school grad  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County schools' valedictorians and salutatorians are the top students of Georgia's second-largest school district.

Boys Swimmer of the Year: From Jacket to Bulldog, Ananda Lim swims his way to Georgia

Ananda Lim is planning on spending the next four years swimming at the very aquatic center where he said he took his first baby steps — the University of ...

See where Cobb’s valedictorians are going to college and their GPAs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County's graduates are off to their next phases in life, some of which include continuing to sweat in the Georgia heat of summer.

Sprayberry slips past River Ridge | Cobb Football Friday

MARIETTA — There was an electrifying start, an exciting ending and a bunch of clock management in the middle of Sprayberry's 17-14 victory over River Ridge ...

Buford Elementary announces new principal to oversee kindergarten

Buford Elementary School principal Tara Prince announced an addition to the school's administration for the 2019-20 school year at the Buford City School ...

LGE partners with Positive Athlete Georgia to present Extra Credit Awards

On June 5, Marietta-based LGE Community Credit Union awarded two local students with the Positive Athlete Georgia LGE Extra Credit Award at the 2017-2018 ...

2014 MLB Draft: Boston Red Sox take high school SS Michael Chavis with first pick

Sprayberry Senior High School (Ga.) shortstop Michael Chavis is the newest members of the Boston Red Sox.

Rodrigo Blankenship will return to Georgia for senior season  247Sports

Georgia Bulldogs football kicker Rodrigo Blankenship isn't done yet. Blankenship announced on Twitter Saturday evening that he is returning for the 2019 ...

Egg Drop donates over $16,000 to local schools | News

Piedmont Church has given over $16000 to local schools in the form of scholarships and donations from the proceeds of their annual Northeast Cobb ...

Community rallies for Sprayberry High custodian after house fire  FOX 5 Atlanta

Parents describe him as a dedicated employee who genuinely cares about the students and families who grace the halls of Sprayberry High School. Now, they ...

South Cobb outlasts Sprayberry for region title | Sports

WOODSTOCK — South Cobb overcame a slow start and held off a late comeback attempt to win the Region 6AAAAAA tournament with a 52-49 win over ...

Cobb officer accused of assault, soliciting 12-year-old for sex has resigned

A Cobb police officer accused of assaulting a mentally-delayed woman during sex and attempting to solicit a 12-year-old girl for sex has resigned, a department ...

STAR STUDENTS: Cobb's top high school students and their teachers to be honored Monday

Twenty-five of Cobb's highest-performing high school seniors will be honored Monday night at the 50th annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, sponsored ...

"Memorial Mayhem" brings pro wrestling back to Cobb County Civic Center

Professional wrestling will return to the Cobb County Civic Center on Saturday as Universal Championship Wrestling hosts its Memorial Mayhem show at 7:30 ...

Marietta, Cobb County school district climate ratings mostly stay the same, rise

With a few exceptions, schools in the Cobb County and Marietta City districts stayed about the same or showed improvement in their 2016 school climate ratings.

STAR students to be honored at annual banquet Monday

Twenty-eight of the county's top performing high school seniors will be recognized Monday evening at the 51st annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, ...

A hungry coach: Texas Tech's Chris Beard, Varsity fan  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Maybe you're looking for a team to support in this NCAA tournament. Here's a candidate: Texas Tech, as coached by Chris Beard, who was born in Marietta, ...

Carrol Lynn Davis Cassell | Obituaries

Carrol Lynn Davis Cassell, age 67, of Ellijay, Georgia passed away August 31, 2018. Memorial *Service* will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at ...

Marietta teen graduates with 'Perfect Attendance' honors  FOX 5 Atlanta

MARIETTA, Ga. - Macey McWhorter knows a thing or two about having a good work ethic. The Sprayberry High School senior hasn't missed a single day of ...

DB Dreshun Miller Commits to LSU  And the Valley Shook

LSU has popped it's third commitment on the third and final day of this week's Elite Camp, with junior college defensive back Dreshun Miller informing Ed ...

After overcoming back injury, former Sprayberry star Sermon quickly becomes contributor at Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. — Trey Sermon felt the helmet of the safety slam into his lower back.

Salukis release 2019 football recruiting class  KFVS

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Southern Illinois University has released its complete list of 2019 athletes for signing day. The Salukis have recruited some local ...

Study: These public, private Cobb schools are among Georgia’s best  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb made it as high as the seventh spot in the ranking of Georgia's 100 best public high schools by Niche, a school and neighborhood review website.

Cobb County School Districts 2017 Commencement Schedules

Cobb County Schools' 2017 Commencement Schedules - Marietta, GA - Here is the Cobb County School District's spring commencement schedule for 2017.

Lance Cpl. Squire Wells honored at Sprayberry High School  DVIDS

MARIETTA, Ga. - Family, friends, Marines, veterans and community members poured in by the hundreds to line the stadium bleachers at Sprayberry High School ...

New Georgia analysis: see which Cobb schools ‘beat the odds’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A new analysis of performance with at-risk student groups shows Cobb County with the highest percentage of schools in metro Atlanta that “beat the odds.”.

Commentary: Blankenship's dad makes mess of an unfortunate situation

It is hard to be on the right side and the wrong side of an issue at the same time, but that is where the family of former Sprayberry High.

'Phenomenal' teachers at Barber Middle, Sprayberry High awarded in September

Cobb Schools recognizes a Phenomenal Teacher of the Week on Fridays.

Here is when Cobb County high schools will hold 2018 graduations  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County Schools will celebrate the Class of 2018 with ceremonies across the county from May 22 through May 26, many located at KSU Convocation ...

Live updates: Ga. students walk out against gun violence  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A high school shooting in Florida led to a national student walkout that swept up students in Georgia, some with the support of their school districts and others ...

Blankenship beats out transfer to be Georgia's top kicker

ATHENS — Rodrigo Blankenship will be the starting placekicker when No. 15 Georgia opens its season against Appalachian State on Saturday.

Here’s a big list of movies and TV shows that filmed in Cobb in 2017  Atlanta Journal Constitution

With bucolic downtowns featuring centerpiece fountains, garden beds filled with jonquils and a roadside Big Chicken, who wouldn't want to film in Cobb County?

Robert Gibson Monroe | Obituaries

Robert Gibson Monroe, age 55, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away May 2, 2018. Born in 1963, Robert graduated from Sprayberry High School with honors as ...

Marietta post office re-named in honor of fallen Marine Skip Wells

MARIETTA, Ga. -- On Friday, President Obama signed a bill officially naming a Marietta post office for a fallen Cobb County marine.

Supporters pack courtroom for convicted killer seeking new trial in Cobb County &nb  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Supporters wore red T-shirts that read “Garrett Strong” and stickers that read “Free Garrett Anderson.” And they filled a Cobb County courtroom Tuesday ...

Year In Review: Those We'll Remember

Editor's Note: Below is a list of notable locals who died this year compiled from the paid obituaries that appeared in the Marietta Daily Journal from Jan. 1 to Dec.

Former LSU commit Dreshun Miller flips to West Virginia - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

West Virginia landed a commitment from one of the nation's top junior college defensive backs, who had previously been committed to LSU.

Fans flock to Civic Center for star-studded pro wrestling event

MARIETTA -- Professional wrestling made its return to the Cobb County Civic Center on Saturday night for Universal Championship Wrestling's Memorial ...

Wheeler High School Archives  East Cobb News

For the first time in its six-year history, the Wheeler STEAM Symposium invited elementary school students to take part in its wide-ranging collection of class and ...

UK offers Junior College prospects including LSU commit  247Sports

Eastern Arizona College cornerback Dreshun Miller (6-foot-2, 175) and Hutchinson C.C. wide receiver Jaylen Erwin (6-foot-1, 187) are claiming new offers from ...

Owners of Sprayberry Crossing Shopping Center put on notice by county  Cobb County Courier

The Sprayberry Crossing Shopping Center at 2692 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta has been the subject of local ire for many years due to the crumbling and ...

Mountaineers pursuing 4-star cornerback committed to LSU - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – As college football's early signing period approaches Dec. 19, West Virginia needs to make a push to beef up its 2019 recruiting class.

In Loving Memory of Don Westbrook, 71

East Cobb, GA - Obituary and *service* information from Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta.

Lassiter High School Archives  East Cobb News

Thanks to the Cobb County School District for the photos and info about its “Tank” grant competition that took place recently, and featured several teachers and ...

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