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Cobb police investigating hotel robbery on Windy Hill Road
Cobb police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a hotel off Windy Hill Road just after midnight Tuesday.
July 28, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pepsi and Feed the Children unite fight hunger in Atlanta
ATLANTA — PepsiCo and Feed the Children are uniting with Positive American Youth to bring two tractor-trailers filled with enough food to help feed 800 Atlanta families on Thursday. The event is sc...
July 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tumlin: Marietta ‘still in the hunt’ for Atlanta United FC practice facility
MARIETTA — Mayor Steve Tumlin is still optimistic the training facility for the new Atlanta Major League Soccer team will be coming to a site on Franklin Road. Tumlin said he’s heard a lot of rumor...
July 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wreck on I-75N at Roswell Road causing traffic delays
Marietta police say only one northbound lane of the highway will be open from about 3 to 4 p.m.
July 27, 2015 03:05 PM | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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N.Y. man gets life plus 10 years for killing teenaged prostitute
A New York man was sentenced to life in prison plus 10 years Friday for killing a teenaged prostitute in 2013, according to authorities.
July 27, 2015 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOT: ‘Mega load’ moving through metro Atlanta tonight
A machine press weighing nearly two tons will be making its way across Georgia Monday night, causing traffic to be delayed and possibly stopped on Interstates 20 and 75.
July 27, 2015 02:16 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roundabout delayed: City Council tables plans for Lewis Road, Atlanta Street project
POWDER SPRINGS — A $988,891 proposal for the construction of a roundabout near the intersection of Lewis Road and Atlanta Street has been tabled by the Powder Springs City Council. The council tabl...
July 27, 2015 12:08 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb school bus driver wins national award
Cobb County school bus driver Michael Graham won third place in the conventional bus category at the 45th annual National School Transportation Association’s School Bus Driver International Safety ...
July 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thousands mourn slain Marine
WOODSTOCK ― Thousands stood holding American flags Sunday along Highway 92 and Interstate 575 leading to and from Woodstock First Baptist Church, where the funeral was held for Marine Lance Cpl. Sk...
July 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Teachers of the Year named for elementary, middle, high schools
MARIETTA — Three unsuspecting Cobb teachers were surprised by Superintendent Chris Ragsdale when he showed up at their schools Monday morning to announce who had been chosen as the Cobb County Scho...
July 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw mosque looking for permanent location
KENNESAW — Leaders of a Muslim congregation in Kennesaw are looking to find a permanent location to build a mosque. After about seven months at a temporary location in a Kennesaw shopping center, w...
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Marietta to keep millage rate flat
MARIETTA — The Marietta City Council voted Monday to keep the millage rate for the city’s general fund the same as last year, 2.788 mills, though the city is expected to see an increase of about $5...
July 27, 2015 11:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pedestrian killed after being struck by car in Smyrna
A man died after he was hit by a car in Smyrna on Sunday afternoon, according to Smyrna police.
July 27, 2015 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New DDS location opens in Kennesaw
KENNESAW — Kennesaw residents have a new location to get their driver’s licenses. The new Department of Driver Services location, on Old Highway 41 about half a mile from North Cobb High School, op...
July 27, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New principals take helm at Powers Ferry Elementary, Pine Mountain Middle
MARIETTA ― The Cobb school board unanimously approved hiring new principals Wednesday for Powers Ferry Elementary School and Pine Mountain Middle School. The two new principals both said their firs...
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7,000 children fed during MUST Ministries' summer lunch program
MARIETTA — More than 7,000 children were fed last week through the 20th annual MUST Ministries summer lunch program, according to Ike Reighard, MUST Ministries president and CEO. The organization p...
July 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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County study says BRT could worsen traffic
MARIETTA — Traffic could worsen at key intersections of the proposed $494 million bus rapid transit system along Cobb Parkway, according to a study the county commissioned The study, an environment...
July 26, 2015 12:12 AM | 5 5 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Silver Comet Trail Linear Park in Powder Springs to get adult exercise station
POWDER SPRINGS — The Powder Springs City Council unanimously agreed Monday to pay Croy Engineering $260,000 to build an adult exercise station at Silver Comet Trail Linear Park. The exercise statio...
July 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb school board member urges more school choice
MARIETTA — Cobb school board member David Morgan believes the school district can do a better job providing school choice, and that a lack of space should not be a barrier to attending the school t...
July 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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