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Town hall meeting set for Aug. 13
MARIETTA — Councilwoman Michelle Kelly will host a Ward 6 town hall meeting 6:30 pm. Aug. 13 at Lockheed Elementary School’s media center. Kelly will provide residents with updates on the city’s pa...
August 01, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investigators following leads in Canton shooting
Canton Police investigators are searching for a man they say shot an employee of Bodock’s Bar and Grill following an altercation Thursday night. Canton Police Chief Mark Mitchell said officers were...
August 01, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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County to launch traffic website in preparation for the Braves
MARIETTA — The county is readying to launch a website designed to show Cobb residents where traffic buildups are at any time of day. A website for “Cobb Commute” is set to launch this month at cobb...
August 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb police investigating fatal crash on Macland Road
Cobb police are investigating a car crash that took place Thursday on Macland Road near Lost Mountain Road that killed a 65-year-old man.
July 31, 2015 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clearing the deck: Design plan for parking alternative advances
MARIETTA — The City Council took a step toward building a parking deck west of Marietta Square this week. Council’s Judicial/Legislative Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to authorize staff to ...
July 31, 2015 01:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta Police go undercover to catch drivers texting at wheel
MARIETTA — Marietta police took some drivers by surprise Wednesday when they sent traffic officers out to Cobb Parkway dressed as construction workers in an effort to catch people texting while dri...
July 31, 2015 01:17 AM | 3 3 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: Cobb school board recognizes achievements
The Cobb school board recognizes the achievements of various students and teachers at the beginning of each meeting, and Thursday’s meeting was no different. Before concluding the recognitions, boa...
July 31, 2015 01:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta powerless to crack down on firework noise, attorney says
Committee proposes loosening alcohol restrictions
July 30, 2015 12:02 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb residents readying for tax-free holiday
MARIETTA — Cobb residents can take advantage of Georgia’s tax-free holiday starting Friday, getting a break on school supplies, electronics and clothing before the start of school in the county nex...
July 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb police investigate fatal crash on Macland Road
MARIETTA — Cobb police are investigating a car crash that took place Thursday on Macland Road near Lost Mountain Road that killed a 65-year-old man. Wiley Pannell, of Hiram, was driving a silver 20...
August 01, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duck dynasty: Cobb Cub Scouts donate home for birds to Chattahoochee Nature Center
ROSWELL — Cub Scouts from Pack 571 in east Cobb recently partnered with Ducks Unlimited to build wood duck boxes and donated a box to the Chattahoochee Nature Center with hopes that generations of ...
August 01, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw’s Program Palooza will be Aug. 8
The Kennesaw Parks & Recreation’s Program Palooza, a free, superhero-themed open house party, will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 8 at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw...
August 01, 2015 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta talks $10K sidewalk improvement on Allgood Road
MARIETTA — A heavily trafficked dirt path on the south corner of Allgood Road and Cobb Parkway, near The Walker School, may soon be paved. The Marietta City Council discussed the $10,000 project du...
August 01, 2015 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw State University benefactor Bobbie Bailey remembered as a ‘mover and shaker’
KENNESAW — Those who knew Bobbie Bailey, a well-known Kennesaw State University benefactor whose name was synonymous with the university’s softball and music programs, said she was a woman of “grea...
August 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City eyes $6.5 million for Powder Springs Street for streetscapes project
MARIETTA — This week, the City Council’s Public Works Committee agreed to spend $6.5 million for a streetscape project on Powder Springs Street between Sandtown Road and South Marietta Parkway. A f...
July 31, 2015 01:26 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland CID, county might partner on new ‘wayfinding’ signs
CUMBERLAND — Cobb County and the Cumberland CID may partner to put up new signs in the area around SunTrust Park to make it easier for visitors and residents to find their way around, a project tha...
July 31, 2015 01:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Cobb Middle moving to Terrell Mill Rd.
MARIETTA — In an 7-0 vote Thursday, the Cobb school board agreed to pay an architect $1.2 million to design a new East Cobb Middle School on a 35-acre tract off Terrell Mill Road. Construction is e...
July 31, 2015 01:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Earl Smith: More details needed about Braves bridge
CUMBERLAND — At the monthly meeting of the group that owns the Cobb Galleria on Wednesday, board member Earl Smith said he has a problem with the bridge planned to span Interstate 285 connecting th...
July 30, 2015 12:20 AM | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expect traffic, construction, officials tell Cumberland
CUMBERLAND — Drivers will soon hit many roadblocks when passing through Cumberland, officials say. Jim Wilgus, the county’s deputy transportation director, apologized to residents at a meeting to d...
July 30, 2015 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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