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Tracey Viars is a living testament of the power of walking
Tracey Viars knows the power of a walk. For the past two years, she has walked, on average, 5 miles per day — racking up 1,825 miles per year. The Kennesaw resident who walks rain, shine, sleet or ...
July 22, 2014 10:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Red, White & Blue’ dance is Friday at Senior Center
Foxtrotters Dance Club is having a “Red, White & Blue” dance on Friday from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the East Cobb Senior Center in Marietta. The Class Act Band will provide music. Refreshments will be i...
July 22, 2014 09:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia
Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick.
July 22, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alzheimer’s tied to new brain protein
Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer’s disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks. The discovery could...
July 21, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 70-year love affair
Smyrna couple credits successful seven decades of marriage to ‘strong moral center,’ parents as role models
July 20, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Military Salute
Njie Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Lamin Njie, son of Pa Modou Kah of Marietta, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2004 gr...
July 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Society of High School Scholars recognizes student from Acworth
Wisdom Anderson of Acworth, a student at Covenant Christian Ministries Academy, has been recognized as a top scholar by the National Society of High School Scholars. The Society recognizes top scho...
July 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DAR teachers students about U.S. flag
Primrose Schools of Sprayberry and Macland Pointe students celebrated Independence Day by welcoming representatives of the Daughters of the American Revolution on June 25. As part of this special a...
July 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Faith Partnership Forum will be July 23
Turner Chapel A.M.E Church in Marietta will play host to the Cobb Faith Partnership Forum on July 23 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The forum helps connect community resources for homeless outreach. Mee...
July 18, 2014 10:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steak, cheese grinder recast as pasta
Parents love back-to-school season because it gets the whole family back on a schedule. Parents hate back-to-school season because that schedule usually leaves too little time to get dinner on the ...
July 23, 2014 10:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move across town
UPDATE: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says the huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting, which has been on display in Grant Park for more than a century, will be moved to the Atlanta History Center in the city's...
July 23, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dental Day to provide free exams for children today
Fortis College in Smyrna will play host to its quarterly Free Dental Day for Kids at its on-campus Dental Hygiene Clinic today from 1 to 5 p.m. Dental students, staff and administrators will provid...
July 22, 2014 10:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant to play host to cooking demonstration
The Latin American Chamber of Commerce and Jose’s Not Here restaurant in Smyrna will co-host chef Adan Medrano for a cocktail reception and Texan Mexican cooking demonstration today from 6 to 8 p.m...
July 22, 2014 09:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan’ playing now at theater
Out of Box Theatre will open its second season with “The Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan” through Aug. 2. “The Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan” is an adult retelling of the classic children’s story tha...
July 22, 2014 09:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winnwood Community relives ‘Happy Days’ at sock hop
The dining room at Winnwood Retirement Community of Marietta on Whitlock Avenue was recently transformed into an old-fashioned diner to which The Fonz from “Happy Days” would give a thumbs up and a...
July 22, 2014 09:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refashionista - Designer spins outdated castoffs into hip fashions
COLUMBIA, S.C. — For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste. And, she says openly on her blog, “I was also quit...
July 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Listening in at the ER
Q: I’ve heard you poke fun about how country folks talk about their health problems. I live in a small town far away from Atlanta, and I cringe every time I hear such talk. How should I respond the...
July 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archaeologists excavate New York Colonial battleground
Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of a massacre and the location of the era's largest sma...
July 21, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Boy Scouts bond with Pack 7 Cub Scouts in Guatemala City
On July 11, Boy Scouts and adults from Troop 444 that meet at The Walker School in Marietta departed for a week-long trip to Guatemala to visit with Pack 7 Cub Scouts located in a small village nea...
July 19, 2014 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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