Former Kell Teacher Sentenced for Sexual Assault on Student


A former Kell High School teacher and volleyball coach has been sentenced to prison after he was found guilty of sexual assault on one of his students, the Cobb County District Attorney’s office announced Thursday. Justin Allen Blankenbecler, then a 27-year-old Virginia native and new teacher at Kell in East Cobb, kissed and fondled a 16-year-old read more

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October 4-10 is Public Safety Appreciation in Cobb


The Board of Commissioners voted to authorize public hearings to gather citizen input prior to securing architectural and engineering services for the new Police Headquarters and Public Safety Training Center.  These projects, which were part of the 2016 SPLOST will give public safety the opportunity to combine multiple units inside one facility. This action is read more

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Get real time traffic updates on Cobb Commute


Cobb County has launched this easy-to-use web tool to help users navigate traffic.  Available on both desktop and mobile devices, shows users color-coded traffic speeds on major roads and highways and offers a look at LIVE traffic camera feeds around the county. Users have access to construction updates for major construction projects and can use filters read more

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Portions of Shallowford Road closed during Lassiter Homecoming Parade Friday


  It’s Homecoming weekend for students and graduates of Lassiter High School. The homecoming parade will be making its way down Shallowford Road starting at 5:30pm on Friday, September 18. Shallowford will be closed from Home Depot to Steinhauer Road until approximately 6:15pm. Lassiter will take on Milton for the Homecoming Football Game that evening. read more

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