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Sky-high fliers: Wings of Freedom tour brings the planes of WWII to county airport
Rod Allen of Marietta said he used to put model World War II airplanes together when he was a kid. The 66-year-old Vietnam Navy veteran saw three of them up close Thursday morning when the Wings of...
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Commissioner Ott discusses Brumby Elementary
EAST COBB — At a town hall meeting Thursday, Commissioner Bob Ott told about 240 east Cobb residents he has worked with the Cobb School District to help find a new site for the proposed rebuild of ...
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Graduation rates improve for Cobb, Marietta
Board of Education candidates Thayer and Pierre cite transiency for low rates in south Cobb
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Maple Avenue Parade is expected to draw crowd
Witches, ghouls, ghosts and a lot of little monsters will gather at 5 p.m. for the 5th Annual Maple Avenue Halloween Parade. The parade proceeds up Maple Avenue to Holland Street, to Kennesaw Avenu...
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Leader recognized among ‘Top 100 Black Women of Influence’
Deane Bonner, president of the Cobb NAACP, was recently selected by the Atlanta Business League as one of Atlanta’s “Top 100 Black Women of Influence.” The list recognizes women who have achieved a...
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Marietta City Council committees plan for new park, request money for Franklin Road study
The city’s parks committee on Wednesday agreed to spend $50,000 to turn a quarter of an acre property the city owns on Blackwell Lane by Canton Road into a park. The Parks, Recreation and Tourism C...
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Chair Lee eyes March 2016 for BRT bond referendum
MARIETTA — County Chairman Tim Lee said Wednesday he was considering calling for a bond referendum during the March 2016 presidential preference primary to help pay for a bus rapid transit system. ...
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SPLOST group leaders lay out arguments at final debate, but citizens say they aren’t changing minds
MARIETTA — For the last time, leaders from both sides of the fight over the county’s special purpose sales tax squared off in a debate, but many of the citizens in attendance were not swayed to cha...
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Kickin’ cancer
Austell woman and breast cancer survivor: ‘You’ve got to be your own advocate’
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Devolpment authority grants $50K to nonprofit
MARIETTA — Members of the Development Authority of Cobb County on Thursday criticized the county’s nonprofit tourism group for depending on what they believe is an unsustainable yearly budget. When...
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Cumberland CID will spend $50K for Interstate 75 managed lanes project ramp study
Exit at the intersection of I-75, Akers Mill Road would cost $6M to $15M
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Six Flags Fright Fest set to scare tonight
Six Flags Over Georgia will be open today from 6 p.m. to midnight to celebrate Halloween and the last three nights of Fright Fest — when the park is decorated with spooky themes and has special fea...
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Hare-O-Ween offers something for adults
Red Hare Brewing Company is hosting its third annual Hare-O-Ween Party at the brewery today from 6 to 10pm. Hare-O-Ween takes place during the brewery’s public tasting hours, and in addition to bee...
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Police: Carry flashlights, have trick-or-treating plan on Halloween
Cobb police are offering tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe as they go collecting candy. They say increased visibility is “extremely important” and recommend attaching reflective tape on the sleev...
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15th annual Cobb County Fall Festival today
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy family-friendly festivities at the 15th annual Cobb County Fall Festival today from 4 to 7 p.m. The event at Jim Miller Park will include arts and crafts, ...
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Reports: County-contracted businesses have given thousands to pro-SPLOST group
MARIETTA — The organization campaigning on behalf a proposed extension of Cobb County’s special 1 percent sales tax has received thousands of dollars in donations from companies that have received ...
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$25M building predicted to bring 300 jobs to south Cobb
MARIETTA — Ground will be broken today on a 604,852-square-foot building in south Cobb predicted to bring 300 jobs to the area, although a tenant has yet to be found. The development is slated to r...
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Official: Student threatened to bring gun to school, arrested
MABLETON — A Pebblebrook High School student was arrested Wednesday after making an online threat he would bring a gun to school, said Angela Huff, chief of staff for the Cobb School District. Acco...
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Lockdown at Life University lifted
Classes at Life University will resume this afternoon after a brief morning lockdown due to a threatening voicemail, school spokesman Craig Dekshenieks said.
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