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Author to give talk on history of Rich’s Department Store Aug. 3
Author Jeff Clemmons will give a talk on “Rich’s: A Southern Institution,” his first book on the recently published history of Rich’s Department Store, at 3 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the Smyrna Library, 10...
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Program Palooza in Kennesaw on Aug. 9
The City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department’s 10th annual Program Palooza, a safari-themed open house party, sponsored by WellStar, will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Ben Robertson Comm...
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Tritt Elementary gets new principal
MARIETTA — Tritt Elementary School’s newest principal has been a fixture at the Marietta school for 11 years. Tricia Patterson, who was appointed principal in June, said she thinks of the community...
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Riverwalk development moving forward without office building
CUMBERLAND — Atlanta real estate magnate John Williams is moving forward with a scaled-back version of his development near the site of the proposed Braves stadium — a project that aroused the ire ...
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Cobb EMC to send first wave of lawsuit checks to customers
MARIETTA — After four years battling in court, many customers in a class-action lawsuit who claim Cobb Electric Membership Corp. withheld money that was rightfully theirs will get a check in the ma...
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Cobb’s chief medical examiner to step down
MARIETTA — Cobb’s chief medical examiner resigned Friday, four months after an audit critical of his office caused a public uproar. Brian Frist sent a short letter to County Commissioner Tim Lee an...
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Presentation on ‘unusual’ food on Wednesday
The North Cobb Senior Center, 4100 Highway 293 in Acworth, will have Unusual Vegetables, Fruits and Grains — Part 2 for seniors, ages 55 and up, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The Cobb/...
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City to have public meeting about taxes
On Monday, the City of Marietta will hold a public meeting to hear from residents about its announcement to raise property taxes by 2.95 percent. The City Council will vote on the increase Monday n...
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Cobb teenager aspiring to be police officer nominated for national office
MARIETTA — Members of the Cobb Police Department are proud of a teen they hope to one day see on its force. Oscar Escarcega, 17, is a captain in the department’s post of the Explorers program, whic...
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Man drowns at Lake Allatoona northwest of Atlanta
Authorities are investigating a drowning at Lake Allatoona.
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Attorney, Lee at odds over Cobb Police problems
MARIETTA — A former police officer and attorney for the Cobb County Fraternal Order of Police recently spoke out against the Cobb Board of Commissioners for what he calls a lack of attention to the...
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Smyrna church gives back, helps kids get ready for new school year
SMYRNA — A local church canceled its normal Sunday service and instead held an event to help get children ready for the upcoming school year. For the sixth time in as many years, Cumberland Communi...
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Play Family Food at Freeman Poole Thursday
The Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 S. Hurt road SW in Smyrna, will have Family Food for seniors, ages 55 and up, at 1 p.m. July 31. The Kaiser Permanente Educational Theater Group will be the pr...
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Kennesaw ethics board to discuss bullying, intimidation
KENNESAW — A specially-called ethics meeting to “discuss enhancements on ‘bullying’ and ‘intimidation’” will fall just over a week after Mayor Mark Mathews singled out a citizen during a council me...
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Road closures for railroad work next week
The following roads will be closed in Marietta in the next week for railroad maintenance. From Monday until Wednesday, Polk Street at the CSX railroad crossing will be closed, between Marietta Park...
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Catapult Workshop at library on Wednesday
The East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road in Marietta, will have a Catapult Workshop for ages 6 to 12 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Participants can learn how to make their own handhel...
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Developer markets homes near Square
MARIETTA — Restaurants on the Marietta Square could soon have competition if a developer gets its wish. The John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods development at Meeting Park, which is off Roswell St...
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Infrastructure improvements coming to east Cobb
MARIETTA — About a billion dollars’ worth of infrastructure improvements are coming to east Cobb over the next two to three years, according to Commissioner Bob Ott, who represents the area. Ott al...
July 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb’s sheriff named best in Georgia
MARIETTA — Cobb County Sheriff Neil Warren was named the state’s Sheriff of the Year by 158 of his peers Thursday during a conference at Lake Lanier. Warren, who has served as the county’s elected ...
July 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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