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MHS student joins national organization for top scholars
A Marietta High School student has been selected to join an organization dedicated to recognizing academic excellence and inspiring youth. Peyton Maldonado of Powder Springs was invited to join the...
September 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech launches new program
MARIETTA — Georgia’s largest technical college has started a new associate degree focusing on the business side of health care.  The 60-credit-hour program is offered at all eight Chattahoochee Tec...
September 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fennel appointed to Legislative Policy Council
Smyrna Councilman Ron Fennel has been appointed to serve on the Georgia Municipal Association’s Legislative Policy Council. “Councilmember Fennel has extensive knowledge of both municipal issues an...
September 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austell police seek suspect in homicide
Cobb police are warning a man wanted in a deadly Austell shooting should be considered “armed and dangerous.” Authorities have identified Orain Patterson, 27, as a suspect in the shooting death of ...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State legislator Ehrhart oversees burgeoning sports mecca
CEO expects $1.5B, 1,400-acre LakePoint complex built out by 2017
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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KSU’s Papp invites all to Year of Arabian Peninsula
KENNESAW — Every year, Kennesaw State University picks a country or region to study and this year KSU President Dan Papp invites the public to attend a yearlong series of events about the Arabian P...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heralds of hope: Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery supports students, provides second chances
ATLANTA — Kennesaw State junior Erica Baldwin said her worst grade-point average in college was better than her total GPA at Walton High School. “I wasn’t too good at high school,” Baldwin, 23, sai...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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MRC board votes to spend 75% of checking funds on property
Corporation has $3.9M in debt, acquiring leased land for $64K
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employee accused of stealing more than $93K from church
A Marietta woman was arrested Thursday and charged with stealing more than $93,000 from the church where she worked. Gwendolyn Hawthorne, 61, is accused of stealing $93,744.25 from Crown of Life Co...
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2nd trial begins for man accused of killing teen
Jury selection began Monday in the second trial of a Florida man accused of killing a Marietta teenager during an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store.
September 22, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hong Kong Social Services studies MUST Ministries
A delegation of social services professionals from Hong Kong selected MUST Ministries to visit as they study ways to improve their outreach. The delegation came from a variety of social service age...
September 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prestige & progress: Dunleith recognized as a ‘highest progress’ school
The rise in technology and literacy at Dunleith Elementary in recent years has not gone unrecognized. Last week, the Georgia Department of Education named Dunleith as one of the state’s “highest pr...
September 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is your favorite thing at the Fair?
“The big rides, the roller coasters, the Himalaya. The adrenaline rush. They’re fast, they’re fun, they’re awesome.” — Casey Clark of Marietta, Kennesaw State student “So far, my favorite is taking...
September 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board member: Parents should have to earn graduation tickets
MARIETTA — Cobb school board member David Morgan says if parents want to attend high school graduation ceremonies, they should be required to attend a checklist of events to receive the privilege. ...
September 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 14 14 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authority revises its tax incentive policy in reply to BoE complaints
MARIETTA — In an effort to get along better with the Cobb School District, the Development Authority of Cobb County passed an updated version of its policy for rewarding companies that build in Cob...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some at record EMC annual meeting voice payout frustrations
MARIETTA — One of the record 5,000 people who attended the annual Cobb EMC meeting at Jim R. Miller Park on Saturday issued a challenge to the electric co-op’s attorney. Earl James of Marietta, who...
September 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 8 8 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fox News is set to feature Marietta High School today
MARIETTA — Special needs students at Marietta High School have rolled their coffee cart back out on a limited basis, and with exposure on Fox News this morning, officials hope those limits will ult...
September 21, 2014 12:00 AM | 17 17 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than $788K in repairs set for Spring Road bridge
Repairs totaling $788,562 are planned for the bridge that spans the CSX Railroad on Spring Road near the intersection with Atlanta Road. A total of $175,000 will be coming from the city’s water fun...
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mableton eyes $3.1M square across from elementary school
A $3.1 million project to build a square in the center of Mableton could begin in the next few months, said Jim Wilgus, the county’s deputy transportation director. The county is asking constructio...
September 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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