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Setting the stage: Marietta couple enjoys annual concert series with friends
Electric Avenue, featuring hits from the ’80s, will perform tonight at the Glover Park Concert Series on the Marietta Square. Presented by the Downtown Marietta Development Authority, city of Marie...
August 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making dreams come true
On Saturday, 25 Make-A-Wish Georgia children saw their dreams come true as they got a behind-the-scenes look at Six Flags Over Georgia. The children shadowed Six Flags Team Members from maintenance...
August 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finance department receives recognition
MARIETTA — Marietta City Schools Finance Department received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United State...
August 27, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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They'll be back: Local family dresses as favorite characters for annual convention
Every year, thousands of people from around the country flock to Atlanta in the late summer lugging suitcases full of costumes, comic books, games and gear. Science fiction fans, pop culture enthus...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comfort food with a twist: Local eatery features smokehouse favorites with classic sauces
The restaurant may be called Double Take Cafe, but there has been no delayed reaction in the response to one of Marietta’s newest eateries. “We’re in week four and we’re doing better than we antici...
August 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gay, straight couples say 'I do' to Justice Kennedy's words
Emily Smith and Jillian Levine had already chosen a venue, booked a band and written the first draft of the ceremony for their wedding when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gay couples nationwide ...
August 25, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dreaming and achieving: College senior balances pageant life with dance, journalism goals
Brooke Doss does it all. The Kennesaw State University senior is an honor student, a dance instructor, the author of a children’s book, an ambassador of an after-school program and now, Miss Cobb C...
August 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bindi Irwin to compete on next 'Dancing with the Stars'
Bindi Irwin will compete on season 21 of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."
August 24, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retired Kennestone doctor on a mission
Dr. Goodman Basil “G.B.” Espy III wants to set the record straight. He is not retired, but on sabbatical. The Sandy Springs resident and obstetrician/gynecologist retired from active medical practi...
August 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get ready to play
Kennesaw Parks and Recreation will host its fourth annual Worldwide Day of Play event Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at Swift-Cantrell Park at 3140 Old 41 Hwy. The free celebration of all things acti...
August 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Granny and Elvis
Q: I have a big problem and need your advice. I have been on God’s green earth going on 95 years, and I do pretty well for myself. I live in my own place with my tomcat, Elvis, and we have good nei...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student hosts kickball tournament
On Aug. 22, Taylor Chestnutt, a sophomore at Marietta High School, hosted a kickball tournament — Just Roll With It — at Lewis Park. The event was Taylor’s MHS International Baccalaureate Personal ...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper
This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald's to join forces to create a "McWhopper."
August 26, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant of the Week: Hudson Grille
Where: 2500 Cobb Place Lane NW Kennesaw Phone: (770) 429-2500 Serves: Burgers, salads, sandwiches Specialty: Sweet potato fries with marshmallow dipping sauce Website: hudsongrille.com
August 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biography of Jimmy Carter scheduled to be released in 2018
The author of books on Presidents Barack Obama and Franklin Roosevelt is working on a biography of Jimmy Carter.
August 25, 2015 11:25 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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8 recipients awarded Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy
Eight recipients have been awarded the 2015 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy. The Carnegie Corporation of New York made the announcement Tuesday.
August 25, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teens are shopping more like their parents
Giulia Pugliese is a typical teenager. She likes to look good, and she's particular about what she wears.
August 24, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Team places in national tournament
The Honey Badgers are still considered one of North America’s best 8-Ball teams around. For the third consecutive year, The Honey Badgers have placed in the T.A.P. National 8 Ball Tournament. The H...
August 23, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The world needs a change of heart
Q: I used to believe that if we just worked hard enough and tried to understand each other, we’d make the world a peaceful place, but I’m not so sure anymore. Does the Bible give us any hope for a ...
August 22, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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