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'Georgy Girl' author Margaret Forster, 77, dies of cancer
Margaret Forster, the author of "Georgy Girl" and more than 20 other novels, has died in London after suffering from cancer in the back and spine. She was 77.
February 08, 2016 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey
Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.
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Campus news
♦The following students were named to the Dean’s list at Georgia Southwestern State Univerity in Americus for the fall 2015 term — Tate Harrison of Acworth; Haley West of Kennesaw; Audra Godwin and...
February 07, 2016 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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ICSB flourishes at Youth America Grand Prix
SMYRNA — The International City School of Ballet in Smyrna was the recipient of the Outstanding School Award for the second year in a row during Youth America Grand Prix. Ballet dancers from 77 sch...
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Stepping out for a cause: Red Carpet Gala to benefit Center for Family Resources
Cobb County will take to the red carpet on Sunday, Feb. 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the 20th annual Red Carpet Gala benefiting the Center for Family Resources. The event, benefiting Center for F...
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Schaffer Road Church of Christ offering free income tax preparation service through April
Marietta — Individuals making $54,000 or less qualify for a free tax preparation service, offered by the Schaffer Road Church of Christ in Marietta. As part of the federally-funded 2016 Volunteer I...
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Wildwood Church Kidz-Sense to have consignment sale
Kidz-Sense, a ministry of Wildwood Baptist Church, will be having a spring/summer consignment sale in the Faith Center, in the rear of the main building, on Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Feb. ...
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Taize service planned for Ash Wednesday at Kirkwood Presbyterian
Lent is a time of self-reflection and contemplation on Christ’s journey to the cross and to his resurrection. To set that tone, Kirkwood Presbyterian Church USA will begin Lent on Ash Wednesday, Fe...
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Playwright Lauren Gunderson is enjoying a wave of interest
Lauren Gunderson is such a rare theatrical talent, you might be tempted to approach her very quietly, so as not to frighten her away.
February 04, 2016 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lock of Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10K at auction
A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.
February 08, 2016 02:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadway's 'Tuck Everlasting' hopes for eternal experience
Andrew Keenan-Bolger isn't tapping into his vulnerable side for his next Broadway role. He's trying to be utterly fearless.
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Dancing with the Stars of Marietta coming soon
MARIETTA — Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre has announced the dancers for this year’s Dancing with the Stars of Marietta competition. The fundraiser event will be Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Earl Sm...
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Tin Drum Asian Kitchen offers Chinese New Year promotions
Tin Drum Asian Kitchen, which has a Marietta location at 125 Barrett Parkway, is offering a week of special promotions for its Chinese New Year celebration. Tin Drum is also offering three Peking S...
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Military Salute
♦ Edge Members of the Georgia Public Service Commission attended the recent retirement ceremony for Captain William M. ‘Bill’ Edge at the Navy Operational Support Center, on the Dobbins Air Reserve...
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Gathering celebrates couple’s upcoming nuptials
Kelly Harper and Van Gambrell enjoyed a wonderful evening on Jan. 9 when friends and family gathered to celebrate their upcoming nuptials. The future bride’s parents Jeanine and Skip Harper hosted ...
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St. James Episcopal hosting Lenten book study program series
During Lent, St. James Episcopal Church, Marietta is offering Wednesday Night Suppers for the family followed by a study of the book, “Just Mercy,” for adults. A TED Talk with the author of “Just M...
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Avoid fortune-tellers and instead seek God’s guidance
Q: I’m trying to decide something about my life, and a woman in our town says she can tell your fortune. I think she uses special cards or something. Do you think she could give me some good advice...
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Career Transition Ministries hosting job search presentation
Dr. C.J. “Buck” Trayser will be presenting “Online Job Search — Doing it Right!” at First Presbyterian Church Marietta on Monday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m. This program will discuss the do’s and don’ts o...
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Cobb Genealogy Society to have February meeting at First Presbyterian Church
MARIETTA — For the February meeting of the Genealogy Society of Cobb County, Elyse Hill, a professional researcher for more than 10 years, will present on African-American Studies on Tuesday, Feb. ...
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