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’Cue up to help injured veterans at Barbecue for the Red, White & Blue in Smyrna
SMYRNA — The 3rd annual Barbecue for the Red, White & Blue, a benefit for service members with brain injuries, will be at Adventure Outdoors on Sept. 11. The event is hosted by the Honorary Command...
August 31, 2015 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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With keys to their future, family finds that it’s good to be home
MARIETTA — A chorus of “thank yous” and an abundance of wide smiles were present at a Marietta residence as a group of Habitat for Humanity officials and volunteers welcomed the Ayele family to the...
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West Cobb Senior Center to cover bees, flu shots, Medicare, ‘Grease’
The West Cobb Senior Center, 4915 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs, will have the following upcoming events and programs for the month of September for seniors, ages 55-plus: ♦ Sept. 15, from 1 to ...
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Tradition will stay strong at renovated Northcutt
MARIETTA — Renovations at Marietta’s venerable Northcutt Stadium are nearing completion for the Blue Devils’ home opener Sept. 4 against Newnan. Although the stadium has undergone a redesign, many ...
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Marietta City Council OK’s $2.8M Fairground streetscape
MARIETTA — A heavily trafficked section on the south end of Fairground Street may soon receive some beautification and safety enhancements. The Marietta City Council’s Public Works Committee voted ...
August 30, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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NORTHCUTT MEMORIES: The biggest moments in Northcutt Stadium history
For football fans in the city of Marietta, nearly everyone has a memory of a big game or moment at Northcutt Stadium. Now that the stadium’s renovations are complete, the MDJ spent some time with a...
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Upcoming events and programs at North Cobb Senior Center
The North Cobb Senior Center, 3900 South Main St. in Acworth, will have the following upcoming events and programs for the month of September for seniors, ages 55-plus: ♦ Sept. 8, from noon to 1 p....
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Cobb Police investigating possible attempted child abduction in Marietta
MARIETTA — Cobb Police are investigating a possible attempted child abduction that occurred near the intersection of Powder Springs Road and Pair Road last week. Police say a 10-year-old girl was w...
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After an $11.3 million, 10-month renovation, Marietta High School is ready to unveil ... THE NEW NORTHCUTT
Marietta High School’s Northcutt Stadium has received a major overhaul in the last 10 months, with revamped facilities, a brand new video board and an updated three-level press box. Despite the cha...
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DA: Atlanta man convicted for 2014 murder in Kennesaw
An Atlanta man has been convicted of killing a Powder Springs man outside a Kennesaw nightclub in July 2014, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s office.
August 31, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Practice makes perfect: Kell student earns top score on college entrance exam
Less than one percent of test takers earn a perfect score on the SAT — a college admission and placement exam — and Marietta is home to one of them. Karen Wu, 16, a senior at Kell High School, said...
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KSU professor chosen to head new Georgia Film Academy
MARIETTA — Cobb County’s role in making Georgia a premier film production hub grew a little bigger this month as Jeff Stepakoff, Kennesaw State University film and TV writing professor, was named d...
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Cobb cities begin qualifying for elections
MARIETTA — Mayoral seats in Smyrna, Powder Springs, Kennesaw and Austell are all up for election this year, and three of the four sitting mayors said they plan to run again. Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon,...
August 30, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves’ site putting up big stats
CUMBERLAND — Since breaking ground nearly one year ago, construction crews at SunTrust Park are putting up some big numbers. More than 300 miles of conduit and 900 miles of cable have been laid at ...
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Northcutt Stadium: A timeline of history
1938: The Marietta City Council and Mayor Thomas Brumby propose a public works project called “Program of Progress.” Among the projects in the $300,000 program is a new football field for Marietta ...
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NORTHCUTT: It began with a name
Northcutt Stadium is named for one of the key figures in the stadium’s construction: the late Guy H. Northcutt Sr., who served on the Marietta Board of Education and chaired its athletic committee....
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Cagle’s Family Farm to open annual event
Nothing says the start of fall in Cherokee County like the opening of Cagle’s Family Farm’s corn maze and seasonal festivities. For 15 years, the farm has given families the opportunity to start th...
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Remember when: Retired police officers share their recollections
MARIETTA — Former members of the Marietta Police Department gathered at the Marietta Museum of History on Friday morning to share their memorable moments from their time on the city’s police force....
August 29, 2015 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pedestrian struck, killed on Powder Springs Road Thursday
UPDATE: A female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed late Thursday night on Powder Springs Road near Pine Grove Road in Powder Springs, police report.
August 28, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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