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Officials warn of hazardous weather in Cobb
The National Weather Service predicts hazardous weather for portions of north and central Georgia, including Cobb County. While some northern parts of the county may see light snow, the highest acc...
February 08, 2016 10:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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DA: Powder Springs woman broke into homes, advertised them online
A Powder Springs woman has pleaded guilty to racketeering, burglary and other charges related to a real estate scheme and was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday, according to the Cobb Dist...
February 08, 2016 09:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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7th annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop will be March 26
The seventh annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop, presented by Piedmont Church, Superior Plumbing, McClesky East Cobb Family YMCA and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, will be March 26 at Spray...
February 07, 2016 10:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins today in Cobb
Early voting begins today for Cobb County voters to choose which Democrat or Republican they want to see face off against the other party in the Nov. 8 general elections, which will ultimately dete...
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Cobb officer completes GPSTC course
Officer Paul Barnhill of the Cobb County Police Department has completed a weeklong training program at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. This training enables Barnhill to instr...
February 06, 2016 11:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Cobb students nominated for military service academies
SMYRNA — Three Cobb students were among those honored Saturday by U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Atlanta, with nominations to attend a military service academy. The ceremony also honored Vietnam War vete...
February 06, 2016 11:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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7,000 OPEN HEARTS: Cardiac program celebrates 10 years of saving lives
Shortly after performing its first open heart surgery in 2004, WellStar initiated its cardiac program, which celebrates its 10th anniversary Feb. 21. William Cooper, WellStar’s medical director of ...
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City OKs firm to design ‘gateway park’
The firm designing forthcoming roadway improvements on Acworth’s Lemon Street Extension will also be designing what is being called a “gateway park” that will greet those coming into downtown. The ...
February 06, 2016 10:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb health officials warn of Zika virus
Cobb residents are urged to be safe when traveling due to the spread of the Zika virus, which is carried by mosquitoes. Travelers, especially pregnant women, who headed to Central America should be...
February 06, 2016 10:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hoteliers fight back against proposed fee
MARIETTA — Owners and operators of budget hotels came out against a proposed $3 per room fee during Tuesday’s commission meeting, a day after many of the same owners signed a letter calling the tax...
February 09, 2016 10:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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YWCA salutes 15 local women of achievement
MARIETTA — The YWCA, a domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy group, celebrated the 15 honorees for its 2016 Tribute to Women of Achievement Award on Tuesday, where Georgia first lady Sandra...
February 09, 2016 10:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remedial math class gains support to count toward graduation requirement
MARIETTA — Students who struggle with math at Marietta City Schools may receive some much needed relief after Marietta’s Board of Education unanimously recommended approval of amendments to the dis...
February 09, 2016 10:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martinis & Music features folk-rock singer on Friday
Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art’s Martinis & Music event is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. The event, which features folk-rock singer and guitarist Alex Guthrie, is $10 per person and is free for museum mem...
February 09, 2016 10:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police study, parks draw audience approval
MARIETTA — Two notable items that garnered applause at Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting was a vote to allow an independent evaluation of Cobb Police policies and practices, and approval of ...
February 09, 2016 10:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT: Ice patches reported on I-575
Patches of ice have been reported on Interstate 575 in Cherokee County, but all lanes are open and passable as of 12:15 p.m., according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
February 09, 2016 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Board of Commissioners to vote on several police requests
MARIETTA — Cobb commissioners are set to vote on several items for the county’s public safety department at their meeting today, including purchasing 100 body cameras, leasing more than 100 police ...
February 08, 2016 10:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta City Council considers second historic district
Marietta City Councilman Andy Morris said he has a big problem with a majority of homeowners voting to pursue the proposed Church-Cherokee Street Historic District, which would entail guidelines af...
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Franklin Road renaming on Marietta City Council agenda
After receiving community feedback during a number of town hall meetings, the Marietta City Council is once again ready to discuss the Franklin Road name change. Should council decide to move forwa...
February 07, 2016 10:00 PM | 4 4 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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9 reports of sewer overflows in January
The Cobb County Water System reported nine wastewater sewer overflows for the month of January. In the instances where grease, gravel or roots caused the overflows, a jet machine was used to unstop...
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