Tue., September 27, 2011 4:32am
Airplane-maker Lockheed Martin Corp. is laying-off 540 employees at three nationwide locations—including in Marietta, Ga. The company says it expects most of the affected workers to leave by year end. Lockheed is trying to cut costs in response to pressure to limit defense spending.
Fri., September 2, 2011 9:29pm
The second week of the full slate of high school football games did not disappoint. Chattahoochee looked to get their season off on the right foot, but Lambert spoiled their season opener with a convincing win on the Cougars' home turf.
Wed., March 23, 2011 5:37am
A judge has thrown out a 31-count indictment against former Cobb EMC chief Dwight Brown. Superior Court Judge Robert Flournoy III tossed the indictment in Tuesday because it was handed down in a courtroom that was not open to the public, as required by law.
Sat., February 26, 2011 6:58pm
Tonight in the first round of the state basketball playoffs, Walton, Berkmar and Campbell all went down tonight in boys playoff action. Also, in a GPB webcasted game, Chattahoochee edged Pope on a dramatic last-second three-point play. See our recaps below for more information on these games and more.
Fri., January 14, 2011 5:08am
Some school districts plan to make up for missed school days on Monday's federal holiday. They claim not to have much choice in the matter, but civil rights leaders are angry.
Mon., December 6, 2010 11:23am
The Environmental Protection division is holding a public hearing on water use by a proposed coal plant in Washington County Tuesday. At issue is the water permit for the plant proposed by Power4 Georgians. It would pump water from the Oconee river, to be used in the Ogeechee river basin. Any unused water, about 11 percent, would be returned to the Oconee.
Fri., November 26, 2010 9:31am
Large scale department stores aren’t the only retailers benefiting from the black Friday rush. Small boutiques across the state are also seeing more customers although with mixed results. Many are window shopping, but some are spending money in local stores.
Wed., October 20, 2010 5:55am
Cobb County football has now spent more time searching for “the Promised Land” than Moses and his brethren. It took Moses 40 years of wandering through the desert; it has now taken Cobb 43 years to win a second state championship.