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Timber Ridge Elementary teacher gets grant for outdoor classroom
Alison Dunford, who teaches fifth grade at Timber Ridge Elementary School, was surprised Thursday with a $7,500 grant to help her renovate an existing outdoor classroom adjacent to the school. “It ...
August 28, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tim Lee talks development at south Cobb town hall
AUSTELL — County Chairman Tim Lee and other officials fielded questions from residents about transportation and community development during a town hall meeting in south Cobb Thursday night. Lee to...
August 28, 2015 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upcoming events at Freeman Poole Senior Center
The Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 S. Hurt Road SW in Smyrna, will have the following upcoming events and programs in September for seniors, ages 55-plus: ♦ Sept. 3, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., wi...
August 28, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 22 receives second national award
The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 22, based on Lake Allatoona, has received the National Commodore’s Three Star Award for Diversity for the second time in two years. An annual award,...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top pool players begin competition in Kennesaw
KENNESAW — Thirty five of the best trick shot artists in the world are coming to compete in the Ozone Billiards World Artistic Pool Championship today in Kennesaw. Players include American Andy Seg...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Commissioner Cupid renews call for police oversight, hears from supporters
MARIETTA — After half a dozen people spoke in support of her efforts to improve the county’s police department, Commissioner Lisa Cupid remarked at the end of Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeti...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 6 6 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Acworth coach had child porn in home
ACWORTH — An Acworth girls soccer coach is in jail after police say they found child pornography in his home. Acworth police arrested Michael Joseph Shaner Sr. Tuesday night, accusing him of having...
August 26, 2015 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Movie filmed in area to premiere Sept. 11
One man's incredible journey from death to heaven to recovery will hit movie theaters next month and some of the scenes may look familiar to local movie-goers.
August 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swine and Shine BBQ named Pigs and Peaches grand champion
Braselton-based Swine and Shine BBQ took home the title grand champion and a grand prize of $2,500 during the 15th annual Kennesaw Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival held over the weekend. Their winning...
August 26, 2015 12:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pedestrian struck, killed on Powder Springs Road Thursday
A female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed late Thursday night on Powder Springs Road near Pine Grove Road in Powder Springs, police report.
August 28, 2015 09:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: Commissioner Birrell taps into some fun
SunTrust Park held a bricklaying ceremony at the Braves’ new ballpark on Thursday and Cobb Commissioner JoAnn Birrell took the opportunity to have a little fun with fellow Commissioner Bob Ott. We ...
August 28, 2015 12:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Architect hired to design $20.7M in renovations to North Cobb High School
MARIETTA — The Cobb school board approved an architect to begin work on designing additions and renovations to North Cobb High School estimated to cost $20.7 million and be completed by December 20...
August 28, 2015 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ten years after Katrina, Lovinggood principal Angela Stewart looks back
MARIETTA — Ten years after her life was turned around by the nation’s “most expensive natural disaster,” Angela Stewart, now principal at Lovinggood Middle School, said she can still remember the f...
August 28, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Al Thurman to have volunteer meeting Saturday
Powder Springs mayoral candidate Al Thurman announced the Al Thurman for Mayor campaign will have its monthly volunteer meeting on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Jones residence, 3120 Kipling Dri...
August 28, 2015 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews says he won’t seek re-election
With qualifying for the November municipal elections set to begin Monday, Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews announced in a news release Thursday he would not seek re-election.
August 27, 2015 05:09 PM | 4 4 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Optimist Club to have Smyrna 5K
The Smyrna Optimist Club announced that the Smyrna 5K will be on Labor Day, Sept. 7, at 8 a.m. at Smyrna City Hall. Proceeds from the race will go toward the various programs supported by the Club ...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A tale of two stadiums: SunTrust Park and Mercedes-Benz Stadium
The Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Falcons are both set to start playing in new facilities in 2017, a coincidence that mirrors the fact that both teams have been playing in Atlanta since 1966. The ...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb, Marietta outscore state and nation on ACT
MARIETTA — The average ACT scores for Cobb and Marietta City high school students that graduated in 2015 were better than both state and national averages, according to data released Wednesday by t...
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WellStar experts say technology changing health care
Health care experts told a crowd of about 200 people Wednesday at the Cobb Galleria Centre about how relationships between physicians and patients are changing, particularly through technology. The...
August 26, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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