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Marietta apartment fire claims 16 units
A fire that broke out at an apartment complex in Marietta on Saturday left no one injured and 16 apartments destroyed, Cobb firefighters said. At about 4:45 p.m. firefighters were called to The Wal...
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‘Tag team’: Kennestone sister surgeons ‘living the dream’
sters, nicknamed the “Tag Team,” can finish each other’s sentences and each other’s surgeries. However, Elizabeth Taghechian, 41, the older sister, does more of the talking. She and her sister, Sha...
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Former Governor Barnes recounts funeral snafu
Former governor Roy Barnes had his famous storytelling abilities at full form during the Marietta Area Council of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce meeting Nov. 19. “I always like to tell a little story...
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‘A great place for us to be’: Company credits Cobb for its continuing success
CUMBERLAND — Whether buying a house or finding the perfect spot for a corporation’s headquarters, sometimes success hinges on the old adage, “location, location, location.” For Cumberland-based Num...
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Forecasters issue tornado warnings in Ga.
ATLANTA — The National Weather Service issued several tornado warnings as severe storms crossed Georgia early Sunday evening. At least two storms were moving northeast at roughly 65 mph from an are...
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EPA aims to clean contaminated marshland
BRUNSWICK — A public comment session has been scheduled for a federal plan to clean a contaminated marshland near Brunswick. The Florida Times-Union reported the EPA plan for the former LCP Chemica...
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Officials: Six Flags Holiday in the Park likely boon to Cobb economy
Park has lights, live entertainment as it expands operating season by 2 months
November 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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High achievers: International Baccalaureate program at Marietta City Schools working to ‘create lifelong learners’
MARIETTA – Ivan Sanchez has nothing but praise for Marietta High School’s International Baccalaureate Programme. Sanchez is in his first semester in the Wharton School of Business at the University...
November 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘It’s been a blessing’
Family hopes medical cannabis legislation will let them return to home in Marietta
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Robust fourth quarter forecast set for retail
MARIETTA — Recent achievement does not equal future performance. But, if August is an indication of things to come, then Donald Sabbarese has strong hopes Cobb is in store for a potent fourth quart...
November 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. Isakson remarks on Rep. Price, budget committee at republican women’s club luncheon
Speaking to the press before a Cobb County Republican Women’s Club luncheon Friday, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia) remarked on Georgia’s U.S. Representatives moving up in the House leadership...
November 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb man found guilty of rape, battery, molestation
MARIETTA — An east Cobb man was found guilty Friday of sexually assaulting two teenage girls, the Cobb District Attorney’s office said. Robert Ray Whipkey, 52, was convicted in Cobb Superior Court ...
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Fernbank Museum set for outdoor expansion
ATLANTA — The Fernbank Museum of Natural History is planning an expansion to its Atlanta campus to include a new outdoor adventure experience for visitors and increased access to the Fernbank Fores...
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Commissioners eye new enterprise zone
MARIETTA – The Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will discuss the creation of a new enterprise zone between Austell and Powder Springs. The proposed district would be established in the area along ...
November 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gobble Jog: Turkey Day race in Marietta offers something for all skill levels
MARIETTA — People from all walks of life are expected to participate in Thursday’s Gobble Jog in downtown Marietta. The Thanksgiving Day race starts and ends at the Marietta Square, and crossing th...
November 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee mother ready to continue fight for medical cannabis
With the issue already on the agenda for the upcoming legislative session, a Holly Springs mom is gearing up for the battle to legalize the only substance that relieves her daughter’s severe seizur...
November 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Board of Commissioners set for vote on firm to plan Route 10X transit
Route would link KSU, SPSU, Life to other metro schools
November 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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MUST Ministries looking for Toy Shop items
Residents who want to help brighten the holiday for children and families in need can do so through a local Toy Shop project working to help 3,000 children. Each Christmas, MUST Ministries sets up ...
November 22, 2014 11:26 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Above and beyond: Cobb school counseling head honored with awards
MARIETTA — Gail Smith, the Cobb School District’s counseling supervisor, has been named the recipient of both the Georgia School Counselors Association Lifetime Achievement Award and the Presidenti...
November 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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