High requirements for math, science spur drop-out ...
by Philip Clements
04:00 AM, Friday, December 19
MARIETTA — Marietta Schools Superintendent Emily Lembeck is asking lawmakers to modify Georgia’s graduation requirements for math and science to decrease the state drop-out rate. Lembeck said Georgia’s requirements are stricter than many others in...

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Managed lanes on ‘aggressive schedule’
Construction set to finish in 4 years
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Cobb teacher writes book, gives back
MARIETTA — A Cobb teacher is hoping to raise enough money to start a scholarship to send one student to college for f...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 19
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Goreham says goodbye: Northwest Cobb commissioner attends ...
MARIETTA — Commissioner Helen Goreham presided over her final meeting as northwest Cobb’s representative on the Board...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 19
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Chatterbox: Commissioner Lee plans for a quiet Christmas
Cobb Chairman Tim Lee said the only plans he has for Christmas are going to church and having a quiet night at home w...
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Cobb grand jury indicts 3 former court reporters
Three Cherokee County court reporters arrested in September for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars using fraud...
04:00 AM, Friday, December 19
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Nonprofit raising funds for community garden
MARIETTA — Reconnecting Families, a Marietta-based nonprofit which supports participants in Cobb’s drug accountabilit...
12:13 AM, Friday, December 19
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Chatt Tech paralegal program now at two campuses
MARIETTA — Chattahoochee Technical College announced Thursday its paralegal certificate program will now be offered a...
12:10 AM, Friday, December 19
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Braves purchase Genuine Parts’ 9.5-acre property
The Atlanta Braves announced Thursday the ballclub would be purchasing a 9.5-acre piece of property next door to SunT...
10:21 AM, Thursday, December 18
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Austell water rates to increase on Jan. 1
AUSTELL — Customers of the Austell Water System will see an increase in their water bills beginning Jan. 1. The syste...
04:00 AM, Thursday, December 18
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Ex-postal worker of Mableton to serve 4 years in fraud scheme
MABLETON — A Mableton man, who was a former U.S. postal worker, was sentenced to four years in a federal prison and g...
04:00 AM, Thursday, December 18
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Chatterbox: Angelucci heading to Texas, but not for tamale...
Cobb school board Chairwoman Kathleen Angelucci announced via Facebook on Thursday she and husband Jay Angelucci are ...
04:00 AM, Thursday, December 18
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#KSUGraduation — Communications is top degree at winter co...
KENNESAW — Cobb County native Tara Rich had to take a day off from work to graduate from Kennesaw State University on...
04:00 AM, Thursday, December 18
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Marietta CID hires planning company; Local firm will help ...
MARIETTA — The Gateway Marietta Community Improvement District approved a contract to hire a local planning firm on a...
04:00 AM, Thursday, December 18
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Weatherford sworn in
Cobb District 1 Commissioner-elect starts Jan. 1 for retiring Goreham
04:00 AM, Thursday, December 18
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False bomb threat called in to Marietta Wal-Mart
MARIETTA — The Walmart on Cobb Parkway was evacuated after someone called in a bomb threat to the store Wednesday aft...
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