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Willie Nelson becomes latest celebrity in marijuana business
UPDATE: Country music star Willie Nelson announced plans Monday to roll out his own brand of marijuana, capitalizing on his association with pot and the unofficial stoner holiday, 4/20.
April 20, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school smoking falls as e-cigarette use booms
Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows. The number of high school students who tried e-cigarettes tripl...
April 19, 2015 08:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Botanical boogie: Marietta Educational Garden Center’s fundraiser will have attendees dancing to tunes from ’50s to ’90s
Get your dance shoes on to boogie in the garden. On April 25 at 7 p.m., the Marietta Educational Garden Center will present its annual fundraiser — Glory in The Garden 2015 — on its grounds in Mari...
April 18, 2015 10:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chabad of Cobb plans events next month
Chabad of Cobb is planning a Gourmet Shabbat Dinner on May 1 at 7:30 p.m. The event will include a heartwarming story and life lessons on love and the Jewish soul titled “A Rabbi’s Adventure in Gre...
April 17, 2015 10:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bethany United to mark 100-year anniversary
On April 26, Bethany United Methodist Church in Smyrna will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a special celebration service at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary followed by lunch. Dr. Gil Watson, past...
April 17, 2015 10:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Spa for the Soul’ will be April 26 at Chabad of Cobb
Chabad of Cobb invites the public to “Spa for the Soul” on April 26 at 5:30 p.m. at Chabad of Cobb in Marietta. “Spa for the Soul” is an evening of relaxation, depth and spirituality for Jewish wom...
April 17, 2015 10:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baptist church schedules nelon quartet and trio
Shiloh Hills Baptist Church will play host to The Nelon’s Quartet along with The Todd Nelon Trio in concert tonight at 6 p.m. Kelly (with the Nelon’s) and Todd are brother and sister and both sang ...
April 17, 2015 10:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Party and a pint: Retired Pope Benedict XVI celebrates 88th birthday
Retired Pope Benedict XVI celebrated his 88th birthday Thursday with a party and a pint of beer. Photos released by the Vatican newspaper Thursday showed the German pope toasting a group of Bavaria...
April 17, 2015 10:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spanish language 'Sabado Gigante' ends 53-year run
UPDATE: Television's longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years. The Miami-based Univision network said Friday the popular "Sabado Gigante" will end its weekly broadcast on Se...
April 17, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social change
Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is changing. Some teens now see prom as an opportunity to be inc...
April 20, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Light the Way race to benefit Graduate Marietta
Marietta High School is playing host to the Light the Way 5K, a night race at the school on May 9. This family-friendly event will benefit Graduate Marietta and is organized by the Kiwanis Club of ...
April 19, 2015 08:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saving Susan Ministry Gala a success
The Inaugural Saving Susan Ministry Gala was a great success on March 28 at American Sprit Works in Atlanta. The ministry exceeded its fundraising goal and will establish a foundation for Orphan Co...
April 18, 2015 10:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Career transition group plans workshop April 20
Career Transition Ministries will present “Say What You Mean: Head to Toe” on April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Marietta. Andrea Andrews has been working in the customer service...
April 17, 2015 10:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Salvation isn’t a game of chance
Q: Now that I’m older, I think about heaven all the time, but I’m afraid I won’t go there when I die. I know I haven’t been perfect, so maybe God won’t let me in. How can I know? Or do I have to wa...
April 17, 2015 10:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Idea from Adam Sandler film used to soothe dementia patients
For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition.
April 17, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campus News
. Olaedo Ajoku of Powder Springs was inducted into Brenau University’s Beta Gamma Theta Chapter of Sigma Phi Omega, the national academic honor and professional society in gerontology, on Feb. 6 . ...
April 17, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Military Salute
Pace Army Spc.  Kimberly A. Pace  has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina. Pace is the granddaughter of  Shirley Nonenmacher  of Largo, Florida. She is ...
April 17, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Picasso stage curtain going on long-term view at NYC museum
A stage curtain believed to be the largest Pablo Picasso painting in North America is set to be displayed at a New York City museum.
April 16, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vatican unexpectedly ends crackdown of US nun group
UPDATE: The Vatican on Thursday unexpectedly ended its controversial reform of the main umbrella group of U.S. nuns, cementing a shift in tone and treatment of the U.S. sisters under the social jus...
April 16, 2015 03:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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