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Georgia Board of Education works to amend snack food law
MARIETTA — The state Board of Education said it will work to make changes to new federal food regulations two local school districts have denounced. This decision comes after the Marietta and Cobb ...
July 25, 2014 01:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland to spend on beautification
CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Community Improvement District spent much of its Thursday meeting allocating money to beautify the area. The board, which is chaired by Tad Leithead, talked about spendi...
July 25, 2014 12:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee car fire, wreck leaves 1 dead
Authorities are working to identify a body pulled from a badly burned car Wednesday night, after the car appears to have left Ball Ground Highway near the Dodd Lane intersection in flames, before c...
July 25, 2014 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lane closures set for I-285, North Cobb Parkway
MARIETTA — The state department of transportation is advising Cobb motorists of road closures this weekend. Two right-side lanes on Interstate 285 north lanes between South Cobb Drive and Paces Fer...
July 25, 2014 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powder Springs to buy police cars, give raises
Council votes to keep millage rate at 8.5 mills
July 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council: Smyrna’s millage rate will remain the same
SMYRNA — Residents of Smyrna will not see their taxes increase in the coming year after the City Council approved keeping the city’s millage rate the same this week. Smyrna’s millage rate will stay...
July 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citizens invited to National Night Out
Neighborhoods are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide on Aug. 5 for the 31st Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which i...
July 24, 2014 12:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw Grand Prix 5K series continues
The fourth 5K in the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series, the Run for Wounded Heroes, will start at 8 a.m. on Aug. 2 in downtown Kennesaw. The race for adults and children benefits the Wounded Warrior Proje...
July 24, 2014 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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One Team. One Goal. Student Success.
Cobb School District lays out 3-point plan to advance education
July 23, 2014 04:36 PM | 9 9 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rhyne Park to get a $1.2M upgrade
New dugouts, drainage, irrigation systems funded by ’11 SPLOST
July 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Profiler, doctor analyze Harris
KSU criminal justice professor: Indications of ‘deceptive behavior’
July 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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WellStar adds to cancer center leadership
MARIETTA — WellStar’s cancer center announced a new member of its leadership team this week. Joel Helmke, who previously was a member of the leadership team at the University of Texas MD Anderson C...
July 25, 2014 01:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Trunk Party’ today at South Cobb Recreation Center to benefit teen volunteers
AUSTELL — A trunk party at the South Cobb Recreation Center seeks to ensure four of its teen workers have everything they need to start college. The teens, who recently graduated from McEachern and...
July 25, 2014 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donnelly Communications Inc. to host career expo at Cumberland Mall Saturday
Donnelly Communications Inc., a leading provider of 24/7 contact center services, will host a Career Expo at Cumberland Mall, 1000 Cumberland Mall in the Cumberland area, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat...
July 25, 2014 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Orientation set for potential Cobb firefighters
MARIETTA — A three-day orientation has been scheduled by Cobb’s public safety department for people who are interested in becoming entry level firefighters. The orientation will be at the Departmen...
July 25, 2014 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw mayor to have town hall meeting
Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews will be conducting a Town Hall meeting at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw, on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. to listen to constituent concerns and an...
July 25, 2014 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area experts weigh in on Cobb, state runoff results
MARIETTA — The dust has settled, and the winners of the runoff elections have been crowned. So why did the elections shake out the way they did? Political experts in Cobb pointed to a variety of fa...
July 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opponents Nunn, Perdue shift to the fall’s ‘battle of outsiders’
ATHENS — New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool the “outsider” arguments they’ve used to reach this ...
July 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austell to privatize sanitation services
AUSTELL — The streets of Austell will see fewer trucks on them thanks to the city’s decision to privatize the garbage pickup services it offers residents. Mayor Joe Jerkins said the 21 different sa...
July 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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