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Cobb lawmakers back ‘Cooper’s Law’ to save children in locked, hot cars
MARIETTA — State lawmakers representing Cobb are backing a bill that would allow people to break into a locked car in order to save a child they believe is suffering inside. State Rep. Bert Reeves ...
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Museum remembers soldiers: Local historian estimates 258 African-American soldiers are buried in Marietta cemetery
MARIETTA — In honor of Black History Month, the Marietta Museum of History hosted a program Thursday detailing the lives of African-American soldiers who are buried in the Marietta National Cemeter...
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Superintendent optimistic about coming budget
MARIETTA — The Cobb School District has had to make tough decisions in recent years to keep the budget balanced in recent years, including pay cuts, furlough days and layoffs. This year, officials ...
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KSU to have 2nd annual Founder’s 5K
Kennesaw State University’s Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity will conduct its annual 5K run/walk March 7 to raise money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation-Georgia Chapater in honor of the chapter’s ...
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Cobb teachers, students to receive free software
MARIETTA — Cobb Superintendent Chris Ragsdale announced Friday all students and teachers in the district will have access to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for free. Ragsdale said because it is part ...
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Report: More than 300 cases of sexual misconduct reported in Cobb schools
MARIETTA — The Cobb School District reported more than 300 cases of sexual misconduct in the last school year, a CBS46 report found, and Superintendent Chris Ragsdale said such incidents are not ta...
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Woman to serve three years in prison for possession and reckless driving
MARIETTA — A Marietta mother will spend three years in prison for drug-related charges that could have endangered the life of her six-year-old daughter. Andrea Nicole Bolton, 32, was arrested April...
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Developments getting tax breaks move forward
Bonds for $75M office building validated in January; court date for $60M project not set
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Marietta City Council debates jails and trolleys: 2009 parks bond refinanced
MARIETTA — Marietta City Council members met Wednesday despite the winter weather to further discuss a route for a city trolley proposed by Mayor Steve Tumlin. Members also discussed a proposal to ...
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Case against city Councilman Church is moving forward
MARIETTA — The case against Kennesaw City Councilman Leonard Church is moving forward: On Monday, Cobb Superior Court Judge Mary Staley will make sure the district attorney has turned over all evid...
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Cobb lawmaker's bill aims to protect cannabis oil patients from feds
MARIETTA — A Cobb lawmaker has introduced a bill that would create a layer of protection from the federal government for children who use a marijuana derivative to treat their seizures. State Sen. ...
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KSU to present Holocaust Remembrance Concert
Kennesaw State University’s School of Music will present “Music of Resistance and Survival: A Holocaust Remembrance Concert” at 8 p.m. March 23 at The Temple in Atlanta, 1589 Peachtree St. in Atlan...
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School transfers deadline is today
MARIETTA — Today is the deadline to submit an application for school choice transfers for the 2015-16 school year in the Cobb County School District. House Bill 251 allows any student in a school d...
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Cobb seeks firm to track false alarms: Number of alarms down by about 27,000 since 2008
MARIETTA — Cobb is looking for a new firm to track and bill false alarms in the county, which officials say are down by about 67 percent since it began charging businesses and residents for them. T...
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East Cobb senior living development to go before board Tues.
Number of units in Isakson Living halved since first proposal in August 2013
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On the job: Georgia labor commissioner touts efficiency, innovation
MARIETTA — Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler addressed the Cobb County Women’s Republican Club on Friday, boasting of his department’s ability to maintain its workload despite a 32 percent ...
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Library will have Dust Bowl exhibit
SMYRNA — The Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle in Smyrna, will have on display “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry,” a national traveling exhibition about the causes and aftermath of t...
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Home Depot warns BoE that tax incentives are needed to develop Franklin Road IT Center
MARIETTA — The Home Depot warned the Cobb school board on Thursday that it could locate outside the county if it didn’t receive tax breaks it has requested for an expansion project. During the meet...
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Chatterbox: Austell gas station sells winning lottery ticket
An Austell gas station sold the winning lottery ticket worth about $258,900 from the Feb. 17 Fantasy 5 drawing. Two other winning tickets were sold in Cochran and Marietta. The Shell Food Mart, at ...
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