Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Deangelo Damond Harris was booked into the Cobb County jail on a charge of sale of marijuana.
A 17-year-old Harrison High student spent part of Friday and Saturday in the Cobb County jail after he allegedly sold marijuana to a 15-year-old student on campus. According to a Cobb County criminal warrant, someone reported their suspicions about Deangelo Damond Harris and the 15-year-old male student to an assistant principal. The administrator met with the 15-year-old boy. "While walking to (the) principal's office, the 15-year-old was asked if he had anything he should not have on campus," according to the warrant. "The student responded, 'Yes, I have drugs in my bag.' " From a bag, the student removed a plastic prescription bottle containing less than one ounce of suspected marijuana, records show. "The 15-year-old student said he …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The Cobb County Police Department’s Crimes Against Children’s Unit wants to hear from anyone who may have corresponded with Maxi Focus Photography.
Friday, March 15, 2013
"We won't have any comment," a man who answered the door at Michael William Cook's home said today.
The Acworth teen who allegedly posted naked photos of at least eight children on pornographic websites created a company to gain the trust of the juveniles. Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce said today that authorities believe Harrison High School senior Michael William Cook operated under the company name Maxi Focus Photography between Nov. 1, 2012, and Jan. 1, 2013, the time frame that he allegedly posted to pornographic websites "naked" or "erotic" photos of people that he obtained through fraudulent means. The children depicted in the images are all under the age of 18, records show. One was 14 years old at the time the photo was taken. The children attend "several high schools," according to WSB-TV. "He was using Maxi Focus …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
He was arrested Wednesday around 2 p.m.
Authorities are investigating an Acworth teen who allegedly posted naked photos of at least eight children on pornographic websites, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant. Michael William Cook of Acworth was arrested around 2 p.m. Wednesday at Harrison High School, where he is a senior, according to online jail records. He is being held without bond in the Cobb County jail on various felony charges, including seven counts of cruelty to children in the first degree and one count of distribution of child pornography. Between Nov. 1, 2012, and Jan. 1, 2013, at a home in the 1200 block Eldon Pointe NW, Cook allegedly posted to pornographic websites "naked" or "erotic" photos of people that he obtained through fraudulent means. The …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Players from North Cobb and Harrison High Schools are on the roster.
Two local football players have been selected to play in the AT&T Georgia Junior Bowl. Cameron Albright of North Cobb High School will play in the East division while Keegan Karim of Harrison High School will play in the West division. The all-star game is designed to showcase the top high school junior football players in Georgia. The game will stream live on ESPN3 and be available on demand shortly after the event at PlayOn! Sports’ Georgia portal: http://ghsa.playonsports.com. But first, Albright and Karim will go through a developmental program known as RisingSeniors that begins today. “It should be mandatory for all potential college athletes to go through something like the RisingSeniors program," said Chase Roberts, veteran …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Marty Galbraith, who was as an assistant special teams coach for the Tennessee Titans from 2005-11, resigned from the Cobb School District last week.
Reasons remained unclear Monday on why first-year Harrison High head football coach Marty Galbraith resigned last week. Citing this being a personnel matter, Cobb School District spokesman Doug Goodwin couldn’t provide details other than Galbraith quit Wednesday and that the physical education classes he taught are being covered by a “supply teacher.” “That’s all I can confirm is that he’s no longer employed in the district,” Goodwin told Patch. Galbraith left the Hoyas with a 4-3 overall record—and 3-2 in Region 4-6A play—that includes wins over Woodstock and region rivals Campbell, Pebblebrook and Kennesaw Mountain. They’re now 4-4 after Friday’s loss to region opponent Hillgrove, and are sixth out of Region 4-6A’s nine teams. Most …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Get a rundown of high school football action in and around Acworth.
Allatoona has a bye this week, but Acworth's other public high school will be on the field tonight. North Cobb hopes to rebound after last week's loss to South Cobb ended the Warriors winning streak. North Cobb will take on Hillgrove at home. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. In nearby Kennesaw, the Kennesaw Mountain Mustangs will take on the Marietta Blue Devils, also at 7:30 p.m. Like North Cobb, Kennesaw Mountain lost a close one last week against Harrison, which has a bye this week. Are you a registered user of Acworth Patch? Planning to attend any of tonight's games? Upload pictures to the Acworth Patch photo gallery. Click here to start posting your snapshots. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Acworth Patch’s free …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
How did schools in the Acworth Patch and Kennesaw Patch coverage areas fare? Find out in this roundup.
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Friday, September 28, 2012
Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
North Cobb's homecoming matchup against Harrison has been selected as 11Alive's High School Football Game of the Week. Fifty-three percent of voters selected the North Cobb-Harrison contest, which was enough to edge out Brookwood-Parkview (46 percent), Stockbridge-Griffin (1 percent), and Heritage-Gainesville (.5 percent), according to 11Alive's website. North Cobb is 3-0 going into Friday night's game against Harrison, which is 3-1. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. at North Cobb. Watch WATL-TV at 10:30 p.m. Friday for coverage of the game.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The Cobb County school board voted 4-3 to proceed immediately with the full $14.5 million renovation project.
The full $14.5 million Harrison High School construction project, including the ninth-grade center, will proceed this summer after all. The Cobb County Board of Education voted 4-3 this afternoon to move ahead with the bundled project, reversing a 4-3 decision March 22 to break up the work and postpone the ninth-grade center indefinitely. It was the third time in 15 months that the school board voted on the Harrison project, and the third time the vote was 4-3. The only difference in the votes has been Vice Chairman David Morgan of South Cobb’s Post 3. He joined Lynnda Eagle of West Cobb, David Banks of Northeast and East Cobb, and Scott Sweeney of East Cobb in voting to put the ninth-grade center at Harrison and award the architectural …