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Police: Austell woman charged with killing son
AUSTELL — An Austell mother was arrested Thursday on charges related to the 2014 death of her 2-year-old son at their home. Erica White, 42, was charged with murder, aggravated battery and false st...
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Marietta man sentenced to year in prison for stealing $13K in unemployment benefits
MARIETTA — A Marietta man will spend a year in prison for fraudulently receiving $13,000 in unemployment benefits. Paul Drayton, 46, was convicted last week for violating Georgia’s Employment Secur...
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Officer who shot, killed Smyrna man back at work
MARIETTA — Smyrna police say the officer who shot and killed a man a month ago while attempting to serve a warrant is back at work. Smyrna Officer Chris Graeff said in a Friday email to the MDJ: “S...
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Business Association set to host panel
The South Cobb Business Association will host a panel discussion “Healthcare Options in 2015: What your business needs to know” on Wednesday. Moderated by SCBA member Richard Block, MD, panelists i...
May 29, 2015 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Acworth man beat his dog to death
ACWORTH — An Acworth man was arrested Wednesday after police say he beat his dog to death for urinating on the floor of his home. Sidney Walker Taylor, 22, was charged with cruelty to animals causi...
May 29, 2015 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb school board approves $1B budget: Employees to receive a 4 percent raise
MARIETTA — The Cobb school board on Thursday unanimously adopted Superintendent Chris Ragsdale’s $1 billion budget, which includes a 4 percent raise for all employees, funding for at least 100 new ...
May 29, 2015 12:24 AM | 6 6 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland CID expansion of powers is rejected
CUMBERLAND — Members of the Cumberland Community Improvement District voted Thursday to deny expanding the board’s powers. The board also extended the life of the CID and re-elected two of its memb...
May 29, 2015 12:22 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top Cobb small business announced Monday
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce will announce and honor the winners of the 2015 Top 25 Small Businesses of the Year and announce this year’s overall winner Monday at 7:30 a.m. at the Cobb Galleria Cen...
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County approves design for facility to service police cars
MARIETTA — The county is moving forward with plans to construct a maintenance building that services county cars to accommodate the estimated 300 new police vehicles it expects to buy. County polic...
May 29, 2015 12:04 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Development authority OKs tax breaks for Genuine Parts
MARIETTA — Reversing an earlier vote, the Development Authority of Cobb County on Friday unanimously approved giving Genuine Parts tax breaks on a new headquarters the company plans to build. Frida...
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Teasley: ‘Religious freedom’ bill will return next year
MARIETTA — The Marietta state lawmaker who filed a controversial “religious liberty” bill for a second straight year in Georgia’s Legislature said Friday he expects lawmakers to grapple with the is...
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Man arrested after fight at local pool
A Marietta man was arrested Wednesday after police say he seriously injured another man in a fight at the neighborhood pool of Carriage Oaks, which is across from Marietta High School. Marietta pol...
May 29, 2015 11:59 PM | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteers host craft, vendor show
MARIETTA — More than 30 artists and vendors are rallying together next week to support a local family whose newborn son was diagnosed with a rare cancer. A craft and vendor show will be held from 1...
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Police: Austell woman charged with killing son
An Austell mother was arrested Thursday on charges related to the 2014 death of her 2-year-old son at their home.
May 29, 2015 07:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Acworth Man Beat Dog To Death
An Acworth man was arrested Wednesday after police say he beat his dog to death for urinating on the floor of his home.
May 29, 2015 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austell mom charged with letting son hit student on school bus
Woman faces misdemeanor charge of disruption of public schools
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City mulls permits for alcohol for water parks
MARIETTA — Six Flags White Water wants the Marietta City Council to allow it to serve alcohol. Council’s Judicial/Legislative Committee unanimously voted Wednesday to send a proposal to allow water...
May 29, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: Chairman warns not to get too excited about digest
County Chairman Tim Lee warned residents not to overestimate the county’s growth at a Cumberland Community Improvement District meeting Thursday morning. During a discussion about the upcoming fina...
May 28, 2015 11:54 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man serving 105 years for shooting Cobb police officer found dead
MARIETTA — A man convicted in October on 12 charges related to a 2014 shooting of a Cobb police officer was found dead while in custody at the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, officials say. Jam...
May 28, 2015 12:42 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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