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R&B crooner Bobby V has gotten entangled in another odious sexual scandal, and this time law enforcement officials in suburban Atlanta are investigating him for allegations of rape. According to TMZ, the alleged sexual assault took place last weekend in Cobb County, Georgia, a suburban area immediately west of Atlanta. Cobb County Police told the…

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The rising tide of school shootings has forced millions of students to take action. Tired of seeing images of their peers dead at the hands of an unstable gunman, ENOUGH National School Walkout started at 10 a.m. EST across the country and in some European nations. Students, teachers, and parents have united in a nonviolent social action that had…

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Shantonia Heard, 27, rushed into the emergency room at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at  Egleston, with her 1-year-old daughter along with another 3-year-old child. Her daughter was in physical distress, and Heard told the hospital staff that her daughter had consumed  Epsom salts from a styrofoam cup a few hours earlier and started having a…

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The state of Georgia now uses at least 250 law enforcement officers designated as Drug Recognition Experts (DRE). Getting this type of designation entails the officer goes through a one-month training process. At the end of the training, the officer is certified to tell by observation alone if a driver is under the influence of…

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Veteran news anchor Amanda Davis was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 after she was pulled over near Cumberland Mall in Cobb County, Georgia, for an expired tag on her Mercedes. On Wednesday, she appeared in court and proved her license has been reinstated. It appears Cobb County’s system had not been updated, according to…

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Veteran news journalist Amanda Davis was arrested again today in Cobb County, Georgia around 3 p.m. She was pulled over for driving a blue Mercedes with an expired tag. She was booked into the Cobb County Jail because the officer also discovered her license was suspended. Davis’ bond was set at $1,320. The license suspension stemmed from Davis’ previous…

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A murder of a family member is horrific but it becomes more so if you’re a child and your grandmother is the killer of your mother. Police in Cobb County, Georgia have arrested Elizabeth Brown Wall, 65, for the murder of her daughter-in-law, Jenna Wall, 35, a kindergarten teacher at Kemp Elementary School. According to…

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Only after taking inventory of the country’s latest inexplicable mass shooting — this one at a sprawling FedEx facility in suburban Atlanta — did law enforcement officials and FedEx employees collectively shudder. The level of violence and bloodshed could have been exponentially worse had a lone, crazed gunman discharged all of his weapons at his…

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  Violet Lambert, a 55-year- old black mother, was shot at least once in the eye, outside Macy’s department store at Atlanta’s Cumberland Mall on Monday, according to Cobb County, Ga., police. Police say triggerman Danny Ray Brown, 59, shot multiple times at a good Samaritan running to help Lambert, before calmly leaving the scene.…

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The recent news concerning the Atlanta Braves’ plans to leave Turner Field and move to Cobb County has created quite the stir among Atlanta and Cobb County residents alike! After all, this local icon has been a pillar of pride for the downtown Atlanta area for almost two decades. Since they are “planning” to leave…

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The Atlanta Braves are leaving the city of Atlanta. According to reports by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Braves will build a new stadium in the suburban community, Cobb County. The move appears to be a slap in the face to Atlanta residents and many in the black community. Turner Field, the Braves current home,…

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Cobb County State Court Judge Katherine Tanksley handed down an usual sentence stemming from a trial that has garnered national attention. Convicted on three charges after her son was killed by a hit-and-run driver, Raquel Nelson was sentenced on July 26 to 40 hours of community service and 12 months probation or a new trial.…

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Gil Robertson has created a successful business for the success of other businesses and professionals in his community. Robertson is the founder of Black Cobb Pages, which is an online directory designed to connect consumers with African American professionals and businesses in their service area. His motivation to start this company was simple: He wanted…

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