🌱 County Police Records Management System + County Tractor Kills Man

Hello, neighbors! I’m back with your new copy of the Smyrna-Vinings Daily. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in town these days.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Cloudy, a thunderstorm; wet. High: 83 Low: 70.


Here are the top three stories at Smyrna-Vinings today:

  1. The Cobb County Police Department has requested a replacement of its records management system. According to Cobb County Police Chief Stuart VanHoozer, the current records management system is about 16 years old, outdated and riddled with problems. The current vendor is also unable to upgrade the system. The cost of a replacement has not yet been determined. (Cobb County Mail)
  2. Is the current real estate market making you feel a bit overwhelmed? Patch and Redfin.com have partnered to create a useful list of the latest Smyrna-Vinings properties that have hit the market. Click to view the full property listing which includes property prices, photos and dimensions. (Smyrna-Vinings Patch)
  3. The Cobb County Police Department reports that a 68-year-old man was killed by his industrial tractor. According to the report, the industrial tractor slid down a hill and trapped Ray F. Reece. The Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office is conducting an autopsy to confirm. (FOX 5 Atlanta)

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  • Story time for babies and toddlers At the meeting room of the Smyrna Library (10:30 a.m.)

From my notebook:

  • The Georgia Theater has started selling tickets for the Vagabonds show September 30. Click on to buy tickets. (Georgia Theater via Instagram)
  • The Friends of the Smyrna Library announce that their first summer book sale for children and young adults will take place from Friday August 27 to Saturday August 28. Book donations are being collected at the Smyrna Public Library for the upcoming book sale. (Friends of the Smyrna Library via Facebook)
  • Summer Reading Week 5 with Smyrna Library Kids is about the ocean biome. Click to watch the video. (Smyrna Library Kids via Facebook)

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That’s all for today. I will see you soon!

Carla Varner