Monday, February 18, 2013
Check out the latest updates on road constructions, delays and detours around Cobb County.
Here are the latest updates on road work being done around Cobb County, according to Commissioners Bob Ott, Helen Goreham, JoAnn Birrell and Lisa Cupid. Davidson Road to Willow Point Pkwy Willow Point Pkwy to Timber Ridge Road Karls Gate Drive to Lake Fjord Pass GDOT I-285 Top-End Resurfacing Project Expect delays as Georgia DOT continues working on a $56 million resurfacing project on I-285. Crews will resurface 10 miles of I-285 between Paces Ferry Road in Cobb County and Ashford Dunwoody Road in DeKalb County. Most work will take place nights and weekends. The project is scheduled to complete in August 2013. Click here for more information. Detour Scheduled for Multi-use Trail From Monday, Feb. 18, to Monday, March 11, parts of the …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Goreham represents Northwest Cobb.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Cobb County was recognized for its efforts to improve air quality and environment by the Georgia Clean Air Campaign.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
District One Commissioner Helen Goreham recently accepted a certificate of appreciation from the Georgia Clean Air Campaign on behalf of Cobb County Government. The county and its employees were honored for their long term efforts in seeking ways to improve air quality and environment. According to the Clean Air Campaign, Cobb County employees have eliminated 265,000 miles of vehicle travel, kept 133 tons of pollution out of the air, and saved $133,000 on gas and car expenses since 1999.
Monday, February 27, 2012
The Cobb County commissioners meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday for a work session and at 7 p.m. for the regular board meeting.
The state House of Representatives voted a week ago to accept new district lines for Cobb County. But the issue is on the commissioners agenda Tuesday night. Commissioner Woody Thompson is upset because Mableton, which was in his district, will now be split into two different districts—his and Commissioner Bob Ott's, which stretches from East Cobb to Smyrna. Thompson was joined by Commissioner JoAnne Birrell at the last meeting, Feb. 14, in adding a new map to the agenda at the last minute. The new map would keep all of Mableton in Thompson's district. Birrell told the Marietta Daily Journal that revisions could be made to the map before it is voted on by the state Senate. Chairman Tim Lee and Commissioner Helen Goreham said at the Feb. …
Friday, January 13, 2012
Northwest Cobb Commissioner Helen Goreham held a town-hall meeting Thursday night and addressed the problem of officers leaving the Cobb police force.
About 60 Cobb residents gathered Thursday night at the North Cobb Senior Center in Acworth to voice concerns to northwest Cobb Commissioner Helen Goreham. And one of those concerns was the issue of police officers leaving the county ranks. "I just hate to see us lose good officers because they go to another county and can make more money," said west Cobb resident Larry Smith after asking Goreham what commissioners plan to do about the problem. "Public safety is No. 1 here in Cobb County," said Goreham, adding that all county employees are feeling the pinch of fewer dollars available in the county budget. "We're trying our darnedest to see what we have available, but money is tight, and our property values are still decreasing." Cobb Police…