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Powered by service: Leadership program sponsored by Usher begins at Pebblebrook
Educators say the class of 2019 will have a different education than any other Pebblebrook High School class, emphasizing the relevance of academic standards in their lives. About 650 freshmen gath...
August 04, 2015 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upcoming events at the North Cobb Senior Center
The North Cobb Senior, 3900 S. Main St. in Acworth, will have the following upcoming events for seniors, ages 55-plus: ♦ Aug. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. will have the G.L.A.S.S. Seminar. The ...
August 04, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb’s new principals for the 2015-16 school year
MARIETTA — Cobb schools have 26 new principals this school year. Seven Cobb high schools will start this year with new principals. In middle schools, six new principals will take the lead, and in e...
August 02, 2015 11:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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First day of school: Cobb’s Teachers of the Year talk about what to expect
MARIETTA — The Cobb County School District, the second largest district in the state, is expected to welcome back more than 111,450 students today in its 114 schools. More than 13,500 employees, in...
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SunTrust Park hits major milestones
CUMBERLAND — Since officially breaking ground last September, more than 425,000 manhours have gone into the construction of SunTrust Park, and the Braves are seeing major milestones as a result of ...
August 02, 2015 12:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb police: Stepped-up patrol result of crime increase
AUSTELL — An increase in car thefts and break-ins in south Cobb has prompted police to increase patrols in the area, and it was this stepped-up surveillance that led to an incident between an under...
August 02, 2015 12:11 AM | 8 8 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 7 7 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 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 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 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta man wins $1 million in lottery
MARIETTA — A Marietta man bought a winning $1 million lottery ticket at a local gas station and cashed it in last week. The RaceTrac on South Marietta Parkway near Cobb Parkway sold the winning tic...
August 04, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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A freshman’s footsteps: The first day of school in the life of a Walton ninth-grader
MARIETTA — Incoming Walton High School freshman Ramy Bassil rose early Monday morning to pick out his clothes, have a bowl of cereal and get ready for the bus to come take him to his first day of h...
August 04, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State orders county to respond to resident’s complaints
MARIETTA — The county attorney’s office is under review after the state attorney general’s office gave Cobb County a deadline of August 12 to respond to an open records request. Tom Cheek, a west C...
August 04, 2015 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powder Springs sailor killed in Virginia
Homicide detectives in Virginia Beach are investigating a shooting that killed a sailor from Powder Springs, according to the Virginia city’s police department.
August 03, 2015 05:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acworth man pleads guilty to exploiting seniors
ACWORTH — An Acworth man pleaded guilty Monday to exploiting a senior couple in Cobb County, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s office. James Stephen Lally, a 39-year-old contractor, admitte...
August 03, 2015 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fast track: Dixie Speedway chosen as filming location
Woodstock and Dixie Speedway are about to hit the big screen after being selected as the film site for an upcoming movie. “Champion” is a faith-based movie that tells the story of two dirt-track ra...
August 03, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ready to grow: Renovated Teasley Elementary building to house entire student, staff population
SMYRNA — Teasley Elementary School is starting this school year off with 20 new classrooms and 53,000 square feet of additional space, bringing the entire student body and all staff back into the s...
August 03, 2015 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta's Historic Preservation Commission to consider new district
MARIETTA — Spurred by residents’ requests, Marietta’s Historic Preservation Commission wants the city to designate homes on Church and Cherokee streets as another historic district and has received...
August 02, 2015 11:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panel at Cobb GOP breakfast: End stigmas, add options for ex-inmates
MARIETTA — The keys to criminal justice reform in Georgia include increased public education and awareness and bipartisan cooperation, officials said in a talk to the Cobb GOP on Saturday. Panelist...
August 02, 2015 01:46 AM | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to vote on upping its pension benefits
POWDER SPRINGS — The City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance at its Aug. 17 meeting that would increase pension benefits for elected officials in Powder Springs starting in September. The ...
August 02, 2015 01:43 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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