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Marietta mom’s peppermint parfait is a holiday favorite for the family
Peppermint tastes like Christmas. Peppermint Ice Cream Parfait is a traditional holiday dessert for the family of Julianne Long. Chocolate brownies are layered with peppermint ice cream, chocolate ...
December 16, 2014 11:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cases of most common STD fell for first time in 30 years
For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.
December 16, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gifts for your Guy: Holiday Shopping poll says it's no fun shopping for dad; we take the guesswork out of gift-giving
Don’t know what to buy the man in your life? You’re not alone. When shoppers were asked about their favorite person to shop for this holiday season, children easily came in first at 40 percent and ...
December 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dense breasts a problem for tests
More women are learning their breasts are so dense that it’s more difficult for mammograms to spot cancer. But new research suggests automatically giving them an extra test isn’t necessarily the so...
December 14, 2014 09:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brighten up the night
Every year, Marietta family’s Christmas lights get the whole neighborhood talking
December 13, 2014 10:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Author to sign copies of ‘Blind Shepherd’ today
“The Little Blind Shepherd,” a newly penned Christmas Story by author Kay Hall, is a heartwarming new Christmas classic. Written in free verse form and illustrated by Michele Philips, the book is s...
December 13, 2014 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Living Christmas tree celebration continues
Eastside Baptist Church invites the public to its Living Christmas Tree Holiday Celebration today at 7 p.m. with a special matinee performance on Sunday at 3 p.m. “It is with great excitement that ...
December 13, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Episcopal church plans live nativity celebration
St. Teresa’s Episcopal Church will have a Live Nativity Celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 19 and 20. The story of the nativity will include live animals, including a camel, donkey and sheep. Fre...
December 13, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Step back in time: Church volunteers re-enact night of Jesus’ birth at Bethlehem Walk
On Dec. 6 and 7, Mountain View United Methodist Church presented it’s 20th annual Bethlehem Walk as church grounds transformed into the Biblical city on the night Jesus was born. The walk will cont...
December 12, 2014 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obnoxious Christmas letters
Q: My boss has just “unfriended” me on Facebook for no apparent reason. I haven’t posted anything offensive. In fact, I restrict his and co-workers’ access to only public posts (just to be safe). S...
December 17, 2014 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy Scouts tackle Appalachian trail
Backpacking any part of the famous Appalachian Trail is no easy task, even for an experienced outdoorsman. The trail extends 2,181 miles along the Appalachian Mountains from Springer Mountain, Geor...
December 17, 2014 11:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta Education board recognized
Marietta’s Board of Education recently earned designation as a 2014 Georgia School Boards Association Quality School Board. The Quality School Board status recognizes school boards that exemplify b...
December 17, 2014 10:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Walker School students participate in ‘Day of Giving’
Today, about 280 students at The Walker School in grades one through five will participate in a “Day of Giving” in support of five local schools and nonprofit organizations: Powers Ferry Elementary...
December 17, 2014 10:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday Events in Cobb
UPDATE: Here is a list of all the holiday events happening in Cobb County. To submit items to this list and the print edition, email press releases to the Lifestyle Department at lifestyle@mdjonlin...
December 17, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant of the Week: Clay Oven restaurant
WHERE:  1115 Powder Springs St, Marietta PHONE:  (678) 581-1533 OPEN:  Monday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; a...
December 16, 2014 11:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Captain America leading comic book diversity
For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they truly reflect all the hues of American society. The new Captain America is black. A Superman who is suspiciously similar to President Barac...
December 16, 2014 04:00 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diabetics can enjoy holidays the healthy way
The holidays are a great time for enjoying family, friends and food, but a tough time for staying healthy. That’s particularly true for the more than 700,000 Georgians who have diabetes. This disea...
December 14, 2014 09:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Life University offers new athletic program
Life University has been awarded accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education for one of their newest degree programs, a Master of Athletic Training, housed in th...
December 14, 2014 09:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former gov. hosts reception for Pilgrimage gala
You know it’s the season when the Marietta Pilgrimage Annual Gala Celebration rolls around. On Dec. 5, the gala kicked off the Marietta Pilgrimage A Christmas Home Tour at the Whitlock Inn off the ...
December 13, 2014 10:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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