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Two expanding companies to receive Cobb County tax breaks
MARIETTA — A pair of growing companies will get an economic boost thanks to the tax breaks they’re set to receive through two of the county’s enterprise zone programs. This week, commissioners vote...
July 14, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston, Perdue hone attacks in Senate debate
ATLANTA — Georgia Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue sharpened their attacks on each other during a heated debate Sunday with just over a week to go before their runoff ele...
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City votes to continue funding, staff for the MRC
Council: Corp. has no full-time employees, is millions in debt
July 13, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marching through history: Volunteers retrace steps of women, children deported during Civil War
MARIETTA — Drivers on Powder Springs Street saw an unusual sight Saturday: women and children wearing Civil War attire marching in the street. In order to experience a part of Marietta history, abo...
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Cobb commissioners approve lease for new veterans assistance center
MARIETTA — Commissioners have approved a lease that will allow the state’s Department of Veterans Services to help former servicemen and women in the county. A help center will soon open in the gov...
July 13, 2014 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Cherokee County leaders request bond until appeals settled
Three political leaders convicted in April of felonies for making false statements, after they claimed the Cherokee Schools superintendent tried to run them down with his car after a heated board m...
July 13, 2014 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freeman Poole Senior Center to have ‘The Posture Problem’
The Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 S. Hurt Road SW in Smyrna, will have The Posture Problem for seniors, ages 55 and up, from 1 to 2 p.m. on July 22. Dr. Kenneth McRae of Complete Care Solutions...
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PayPal to refund donations for Harris family
Personnel file request reveals Justin Ross Harris worked at University of Ala.’s TV station and Coca-Cola before he was police department dispatcher
July 12, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb commissioners, mayors sign plan to reimburse cities
MARIETTA — This November, the county will begin a decade-long process of repaying each city portions of their taxes that have funded duplicated services. Taxpayers fund duplicated services when the...
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Life University clinic manager and Brookwood School head keep it civil in Acworth Aldermen Post 3 race
ACWORTH — With just over a week to go before Acworth voters select a replacement for former Post 3 Alderman Bob Weatherford, who is running for an open seat on the county commission, the two candid...
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‘Restoration and transformation’: Richmont Graduate University to move campus to Cobb
MARIETTA — Cobb residents will soon have another option for higher education. Officials from Chattanooga-based Richmont Graduate University, which offers master’s degrees in counseling and ministry...
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Bacon in frying pan: Mayor, Cobb BoE chair in dispute over south Cobb schools
SMYRNA — The dispute between Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon and Cobb Board of Education Chairwoman Kathleen Angelucci over the state of schools in south Cobb has resulted in a standoff. The fracas began du...
July 13, 2014 04:03 AM | 28 28 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board OKs $2.2M for west Cobb roundabout
MARIETTA — A new $2.2 million roundabout will be coming soon to a congested intersection west of Marietta. On Tuesday, the Cobb Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a contract with Marietta-...
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Aw-shucks: Corn Boilin’ fundraiser to mark its 25th year Monday
MARIETTA — Monday’s Corn Boilin’ will mark a quarter century since former Sheriff Bill Hutson first decided to boil ears of corn and fry strips of fatback to raise money for the Cobb County Youth M...
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‘How to Cut Your Grocery Bill’ July 23
The West Cobb Senior Center, 4915 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs, will have How to Cut Your Grocery Bill for seniors, ages 55 and up, from 11 a.m. to noon on July 23. Participants can join the Co...
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North Cobb Senior Center to have Jeopardy! show event on July 22
The North Cobb Senior Center, 4100 Hwy. 293 in Acworth, will have Jeopardy! America’s Favorite Quiz Show for seniors, ages 55 and up, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 22. Compete with topics such as ...
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Cobb moves on bonds for new mental health center
MARIETTA —The Kennestone Hospital Authority and the county hope to put the finishing touches on the roughly $6.5 million bond deal that will pay for a new mental health facility off County Services...
July 12, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor Bacon: Smyrna seeing positive growth
SMYRNA — Mayor Max Bacon spoke of the many developments underway in Smyrna during his State of the City address this week. “When I first got into office, I pretty much knew everybody in the room,” ...
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Restoring history: Commissioners approve Hyde Farm renovation contract
MARIETTA — Many of the buildings dotting the 95 acres of east Cobb’s Hyde Farm have been standing since the mid-1800s. The aging structures will soon get much-needed renovations thanks to the Board...
July 12, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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