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Locals showcased at Taste of Kennesaw
The public can sample fare from over 40 Kennesaw area restaurants and a Beer Garden offering adult beverages from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the annual Taste of Kennesaw, held on Main Street a...
August 22, 2014 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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BoC OKs Northside development
MARIETTA — Out with the old and in with the new. This week, the Cobb Board of Commissioners gave Northside Hospital its approval to move forward with a medical office facility it plans to build in ...
August 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb ACT results improve
Cobb, Marietta schools outperform state, nation in admissions exam
August 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb property taxes up by about $32M
MARIETTA — Cobb property owners should keep an eye on their mailboxes: there’s a bill on the way. Cobb Tax Commissioner Carla Jackson said her office mailed 256,610 property tax bills last week, wh...
August 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Starting the show: New leader for Marietta High Performing Arts Center
MARIETTA — The Strand Theatre may soon have a new competitor. Marc Patterson, the new director of the Marietta High School Performing Arts Center, said he plans to market the theater to a wider aud...
August 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patio furniture being stolen in Smyrna
The Smyrna Police Department stated there have been some recent thefts of patio furniture and rocking chairs on the south side of the city. A suspect, described as a black male between 40 and 50 ye...
August 21, 2014 12:08 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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National chair: Cobb ‘ground zero’ for GOP
Priebus praises efforts of local chair and talks party’s direction
August 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smyrna City Council approves plan for 194 homes
SMYRNA — About 200 homes are expected replace the dilapidated apartment buildings that used to sit on the corner of Old Concord and Windy Hill roads. The Smyrna City Council voted 5-0 Monday to rez...
August 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gateway CID seeks expert employee
Until the fledgling Gateway Marietta Community Improvement District can hire an hourly employee, it won’t have the manpower to complete plans to improve the area on Franklin Road, the group agreed ...
August 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Civil War presentation at Battlefield on Saturday
Greg Briggs will present “Red Clay Banners: The Confederate Flags of the Atlanta Campaign” at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive in K...
August 22, 2014 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Superior Court Judge assigned in Braves complaint
Cobb Superior Court Judge Reuben Green has been assigned to handle the suit filed on behalf of property owners near the proposed site of the new Atlanta Braves stadium, according to the Cobb Superi...
August 22, 2014 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Check out the Cobb Football Friday Show
Once again this year we will provide our readers with our Cobb Football Friday show. MDJ Sports Editor John Bednarowski and Fox 5 Atlanta's sports anchor Ken Rodriguez will be the hosts.
August 21, 2014 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County getting Big Apple tout
Development Authority of Cobb County spends $13K to run video ad in Times Square
August 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Man charged in Jan. 27 assault and murder in Marietta
Cobb police have linked a Stockbridge man to a homicide that took place in Marietta earlier this year. Johnathan Allan Wheeler, 31, has been charged with aggravated assault and murder in connection...
August 21, 2014 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police arrest suspect after 7-hour standoff
No one was hurt in a seven-hour standoff between police and a Powder Springs resident that began Wednesday at 1:30 a.m., said Officer Michael Bowman, spokesman for the Cobb County police. When Cobb...
August 21, 2014 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Man admits to beating puppy
A Marietta man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he beat a puppy to death. Police were called to Benfield Pet Hospital near the intersection of Powder Springs Road and the East-West...
August 21, 2014 12:09 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee shelter to have pet adoption event Aug. 23
CANTON — More than 359 dogs and seven bunnies will be available for adoption from the Cherokee County Animal Shelter, now that kennel owner Joy Wise has agreed to surrender all animals to the count...
August 21, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olens to address Cobb GOP Women on Friday
Attorney General Sam Olens will be the keynote speaker at this month’s meeting of the Cobb Republican Women’s Club. Olens was the chairman of the Cobb Board of Commissioners from 2002 until he was ...
August 21, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SWAT team called to standoff in Powder Springs
Authorities say a Special Weapons And Tactics team has been called to a Powder Springs residence after they say a man barricaded himself inside after a fight with his wife.
August 20, 2014 08:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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