New bike route connects Atlanta to Chattanooga

...developing such projects for cyclists, said Celeste Burr, president of nonprofit cycling advocacy group BikeCobb in Cobb County, which includes several Atlanta suburbs."There are so many other states that do a much better job of promoting cycling...

Officer interviews in steroid case didn't top half-hour

...Kennesaw State Uni ver sity and a retired military and Cobb County law enforcement officer. He pointed to a similar investigation of law enforcement officers and firefighters in Cobb County that turned up no evidence of steroid use even though...

Matt Harvey, Prince Fielder win comeback player of year awards

...downtown Atlanta.In 2017, the Braves are moving to $622 million SunTrust Park, which is under construction in suburban Cobb County. DODGERS: Reliever J.P. Howell has exercised his $6.25 million player option for 2016 and will remain with the...

Ga. motorcyclist catches fire pumping gas

...engulfed his bike as he pumped gas at a Chevron station near Atlanta.Cobb County fire Lt. Dan Dupree said the man left the Harley-Davidson's...center in Atlanta.The rescuer burned his hand and was treated at a Cobb County hospital.

Justices let stand death sentence for 72-year-old Georgian

...Tackett, the manager of a Tenneco convenience store in Cobb County, during a robbery.A federal judge later granted Jones...Van Roosevelt Solomon were arrested at the scene by a Cobb County policeman who was driving a stranded motorist to the...

Atlanta Falcons owner signs contract to name new stadium

...under being built in metro Atlanta. The baseball Braves are leaving Turner Field in 2017 for a facility in suburban Cobb County, SunTrust Park. The future of the Turner Field site has not been determined, though Georgia State has proposed to...

Woman shot in mouth outside store

...Police were searching for a suspect who shot a woman in the mouth during a robbery outside a shopping center in Cobb County, just outside Atlanta. Police say a woman was robbed and then shot outside the Sports Authority store at Akers Mill...

Judge refuses to close hearings in hot-car death case

...from pretrial hearings for a Georgia man accused of killing his toddler son by leaving him in a vehicle on a hot day.Cobb County Superior Court Judge Mary Staley said defense arguments to close the hearing did not outweigh the value of open proceedings...

Judge to hear arguments on what evidence will be allowed in trial of Georgia man accused in hot car death

...faces charges including murder in the June 2014 death of his son, Cooper. No trial date has been set in the case, but Cobb County Superior Court Judge Mary Staley is set to hear pretrial motions at the hearing, which is expected to last several days...

Mildred Force

...Decatur, Georgia, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at the age of 99. Midi was born in 1915 in Cobb County, Georgia, to Grover and Veatrice Johnston. In 1921, her family moved to Augusta, Georgia, where she grew up with...