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Woman to represent Kennesaw at Miss Georgia pageant June 17 to 20
Sydney Nicole Sullivan will represent the city of Kennesaw at the 2015 Miss Georgia Pageant on June 17 to 20 in Columbus. A junior at Kennesaw State University, Sullivan was crowned Miss Kennesaw 2...
December 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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McEachern grad performs in ‘The Nutcracker’
Brenau University’s Caitlin Hardegree from Powder Springs performed in the Gainesville Ballet’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” earlier this month at Pearce Auditorium on the historic Gainesv...
December 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw Mountain grad gets on Denison swim team
Thomas Locke of Marietta is a member of the Denison University men’s swimming and diving team. Locke is a graduate of Kennesaw Mountain High School. Denison closed out 2014 by winning the Miami Uni...
December 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rolling Stones tribute band to rock Strand as the ball drops
Marietta native Stephen ‘Skip’ Skipper is bringing his Rolling Stones tribute band to downtown Marietta for a “A Stones New Year’s Eve” starting at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31 at the Strand Theatre. This wil...
December 24, 2014 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Start your taste buds off right ... in the new year
Dress up your bubbles to play nice with food Looking for a simple way to dress up your New Year’s Eve bubbles? May we suggest spiking them with a spiced liqueur? It’s fast, simple, delicious and fl...
December 23, 2014 09:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US moves to end ban on blood donations by gay men
UPDATE: Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation's lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists s...
December 23, 2014 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook age policy dies
A 114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook after the social media site wouldn't let her list her real age has died in Minnesota.
December 23, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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30 years later, Cabbage Patch Kids still have fans
Standing in a loose circle with one hand raised, a group of about five dozen adults recited an oath to be the best adoptive parent in the world. Then, when the word was given, they scrambled around...
December 23, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bold booty or sheer reveal: 2014 was year of flesh
Skin was definitely in, but was 2014 all about the big, bold booty or a sheer reveal up top? On runways, Marc Jacobs sent up-and-comer Kendall Jenner out during February’s New York FashionWeek with...
December 22, 2014 09:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Check out the achievements of these local students in college.
December 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘A heart attitude’ - Cornerstone Prep students wrap presents for children at Cobb Street Ministries
As part of their yearlong Cornerstone Cares program, Cornerstone Prep middle school students wrapped more than 70 gifts for the children at Cobb Street Ministries. “It was heartwarming to see all t...
December 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saint Leo collects coats with help from Marietta
Saint Leo University Atlanta-area education centers’ faculty and staff recently joined forces with sociology students to hold a coat drive and collected coats, boots, mittens, hats, blankets, and m...
December 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Readers’ favorite Christmas memories
♦ When my oldest son was 3 years old, we began the Christmas season by reading “The Night Before Christmas” each evening at bedtime. We started Thanksgiving weekend and within a couple of weeks he ...
December 24, 2014 08:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant of the Week: Stem Wine Bar
Where:  1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 516, in Merchant’s Walk, Marietta. Phone:  (678) 214-6888 Prices:  $10 to $30 Serves:  Wines by the glass from Italy, Spain, France and the U.S. and small pla...
December 23, 2014 09:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'
UPDATE: "The Interview" was put back into theaters Thursday when Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a limited theatrical release for the comedy that provoked an international incident with North...
December 23, 2014 04:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Frozen' is named top entertainer of the year by AP
If you have children, or know someone who does, or just listened to one recently, the choice of Associated Press Entertainer of the Year won't come as much of a shock: It's "Frozen," and in 2014, w...
December 23, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope in blistering critique of Vatican bureaucrats
UPDATE: Pope Francis issued a blistering indictment of the Vatican bureaucracy Monday, accusing the cardinals, bishops and priests who serve him of using their Vatican careers to grab power and wea...
December 22, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tips for a safe, healthy holiday
The holiday season is already here, bringing some all-too-familiar challenges for many of us. We worry about overeating, fret about family get-togethers and struggle to get every string of lights a...
December 21, 2014 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NAACP celebrates Christmas with fun, fellowship
Last week, 50 merrymakers attended the Christmas party of the Cobb County Branch NAACP. The fete was held at the Marietta home of Branch President Deane Thompson Bonner and husband Jesse Bonner. Th...
December 20, 2014 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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