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Marietta keeps tax rates same: Increased property values allow government to collect more money
MARIETTA — The city will collect more in taxes next year, but rates will not increase. The City Council approved the tax rate in a 5-0 vote, with Stuart Fleming and Andy Morris absent, Monday night...
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‘We cannot allow this’: Councilman targets homeless camp near Allgood Road
MARIETTA — Councilman Anthony Coleman set out to rid his district of vagrants Saturday afternoon. Coleman called police and the media to the scene of a homeless camp off Allgood Road near the round...
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‘Owner’s rep’ will oversee stadium building
BoC to hire ‘experts’ to ensure public’s interest
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Job fair Thursday held at American Legion
The American Legion Post No. 294, at 3282 Florence Road in Powder Springs, and Unemployment Eliminators LLC will have a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. The goal of Unemployment Eliminators...
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Snellville man dies by drowning in Lake Allatoona on Sunday
MARIETTA — A 26-year-old Snellville man died by drowning in Lake Allatoona on Sunday, said Mark McKinnon, a spokesman for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Ryan Tyndall drowned as he swa...
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A home of their own: Jewish synagogue, religious school moves into first permanent space
MARIETTA — For the first time in its eight-year existence, a west Cobb synagogue isn’t using borrowed space to conduct its religious services or teach its youth. Earlier this month, Congregation Ne...
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Author to give talk on history of Rich’s Department Store Aug. 3
Author Jeff Clemmons will give a talk on “Rich’s: A Southern Institution,” his first book on the recently published history of Rich’s Department Store, at 3 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the Smyrna Library, 10...
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Program Palooza in Kennesaw on Aug. 9
The City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department’s 10th annual Program Palooza, a safari-themed open house party, sponsored by WellStar, will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Ben Robertson Comm...
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Tritt Elementary gets new principal
MARIETTA — Tritt Elementary School’s newest principal has been a fixture at the Marietta school for 11 years. Tricia Patterson, who was appointed principal in June, said she thinks of the community...
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Driving a deal: County to spend $3.4M to build two new driver services offices
MARIETTA — The county plans to spend $3.4 million to build a pair of driver services offices set to replace its existing two by next summer. Drivers use the centers to apply for licenses and take d...
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Former head of Georgia Army National Guard honored with medal
CUMBERLAND — The first female head of Georgia’s Army National Guard was honored with a Distinguished Service Medal in recognition of her 28 year military career. Retired Major General Maria Britt o...
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Public meeting to focus on zoning changes
The City of Kennesaw will have a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Aug. 5 at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw, that will kick off public participation on zoning for the Ch...
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Marietta man shot and killed in Smyrna
A Marietta man died Saturday after he was shot outside of an apartment complex near Cumberland Square North Shopping Center, Smyrna police said. Cornell Sullivan, 21, was shot outside at Wyndcliff ...
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Man drowns at Lake Allatoona northwest of Atlanta
Authorities are investigating a drowning at Lake Allatoona.
July 28, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney, Lee at odds over Cobb Police problems
MARIETTA — A former police officer and attorney for the Cobb County Fraternal Order of Police recently spoke out against the Cobb Board of Commissioners for what he calls a lack of attention to the...
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Smyrna church gives back, helps kids get ready for new school year
SMYRNA — A local church canceled its normal Sunday service and instead held an event to help get children ready for the upcoming school year. For the sixth time in as many years, Cumberland Communi...
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Play Family Food at Freeman Poole Thursday
The Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 S. Hurt road SW in Smyrna, will have Family Food for seniors, ages 55 and up, at 1 p.m. July 31. The Kaiser Permanente Educational Theater Group will be the pr...
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Kennesaw ethics board to discuss bullying, intimidation
KENNESAW — A specially-called ethics meeting to “discuss enhancements on ‘bullying’ and ‘intimidation’” will fall just over a week after Mayor Mark Mathews singled out a citizen during a council me...
July 27, 2014 04:00 AM | 7 7 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Road closures for railroad work next week
The following roads will be closed in Marietta in the next week for railroad maintenance. From Monday until Wednesday, Polk Street at the CSX railroad crossing will be closed, between Marietta Park...
July 27, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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