Georgia state workers, teachers pay more for health care

...confirms what the teachers and state employees of TRAGIC have been saying since January 2014," said John Palmer, a Cobb County school band director and TRAGIC spokesman. "The question is, what is the Legislature willing to do to help the citizens...

Child put in trash can; Ga. teacher fired

...a Georgia special education teacher accused of putting a student with autism in a trash can. Local media report the Cobb County School Board on Thursday voted to terminate 45-year-old Mary Katherine Pursley's contract for the 2015-16 school...

Across Georgia

...Mary Katherine Pursley said the second-grader was screaming and upset April 30.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a panel of former educators at the hearing will decide whether she's dismissed from Cobb County Schools.

Miss Georgia winner crowned

...for her opera performance. First runner-up was Miss Capital City Adeline Kenerly and second runner-up was Miss Cobb County Patricia Ford. Cantrell will now compete in the 2015 Miss America pageant, which airs on ABC on Sept. 13.

Autopsy shows man killed in Maserati by police near Atlanta died from gunshot wound in back

...Nicholas Thomas was conducted by the Cobb County medical examiner's office March...incident and given the results to Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds...Smyrna police initially said Cobb County police would investigate the shooting...

Nearly 50 indicted in Ga. drug ring

MARIETTA, Ga. - Cobb County prosecutors say nearly 50 people have been indicted in a heroin and methamphetamine dealing ring. District Attorney's spokeswoman...

Across Georgia

...the Journal-Constitution reported.Federal register adds Civil War battlefieldATLANTA - A Civil War battlefield in Cobb County has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.The site called the John ston's River Line and Union...

Police: Suspects steal $10,000 in cigarettes from Ga. stores

...MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police are searching for two men accused of stealing more than $10,000 in cigarettes from Cobb County stores.Investigators told WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/1HbSysy ) that the pair has taken nearly 200 cartons...

Ga. man sentenced for stealing $13,000 in unemployment benefits

MARIETTA, Ga. - Cobb County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced for stealing unemployment benefits.District Attorney's spokeswoman Kim Isaza said...

Ga. teacher puts autistic child in trash can

...would go "to the trash can." Cobb County School District police state in...School outside Atlanta on April 30. Cobb County Schools spokeswoman Jennifer Gates...administrative leave with pay. Cobb County Jail records show she faces a felony...