The firing of a suburban Atlanta teacher who read a book on gender fluidity to her fifth grade class has been upheld by the Georgia Board of Education.
A Cobb County teacher fired for reading a book to fifth graders that included a gender nonconforming character is suing the Cobb County School district.
Cobb County student organizers are working to recruit more of their peers to speak out against the school board's recent bans on certain books and classroom discussions.
A research team at Kennesaw State University, one of Georgia's largest universities, is developing new systems and software to help Cobb County first responders appropriately manage mental health 911 calls.
The Cobb County School Board voted 4-3 Thursday to fire Katie Rinderle, the elementary school teacher who was accused of violating Georgia's divisive concepts law. She'd read a book about gender fluidity to her fifth grade class. Her lawyer says the process was political.
Georgia's Cobb County School Board of Education voted Thursday evening to disregard a decision to allow fifth-grade teacher Katie Rinderle to keep her job.
Officials with the Cobb County School District will continue a two-day termination hearing Friday to determine if a fifth grade teacher violated Georgia’s recently passed divisive concepts law.
The longtime Georgia prosecutor who called in state investigators to build a case against the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery has died. Tom Durden served as district attorney for southeast Georgia's Atlantic Judicial Circuit for 24 years before stepping down last year.
The Cumberland Community Improvement District has partnered with shuttle service Beep to test a self-driving — or autonomous — route connecting the Cobb Galleria to The Battery.
The director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is returning to a former job after less than a year at the helm of the state agency.
Prosecutors in Georgia say they're dismissing the murder and child cruelty charges against a man whose toddler died in a hot car nine years ago. Justin Ross Harris was convicted in 2016 on eight counts including malice murder in the death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper.
The Cobb County Police Department started a program in 2019 called the Partnership for Assistance, Treatment & Health. It aims to reduce the mentally ill population in jails, de-escalate dangerous encounters with police and decrease additional mental health crises. It’s become a model, with Marietta launching its own program in recent weeks.
Police say a shooter opened fire inside the waiting room of an Atlanta medical facility, killing one and injuring four others as authorities swarmed the city's bustling midtown neighborhood in search of the 24-year-old suspect. Atlanta police said the shooting occurred inside a Northside Medical building on Wednesday afternoon.
Fourteen Georgia counties opened polling places over the weekend Nov. 26 and Nov. 27, with statewide early voting starting Nov. 28 and ending the Friday before the Dec. 6 runoff election for U.S. Senate.
A judge has 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,