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Universal Alloy buys land in Ball Ground, eying future expansion
Universal Alloy Corp., an aerospace products manufacturer headquartered in Canton, is purchasing land in Ball Ground for future expansion. The Cherokee Office of Economic Development made the annou...
May 25, 2015 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day events salute fallen service members
Today, county residents will be able to celebrate Memorial Day in three of Cobb’s cities — Marietta, Smyrna and Kennesaw. Events include ceremonies in remembrance of men and women who died while se...
May 25, 2015 12:37 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Osborne High School replacement still planned
MARIETTA — Planning and design for the $29.9 million Osborne High School replacement is set to begin next year and is expected to be completed in time for the start of school in August 2018, offici...
May 25, 2015 12:21 AM | 6 6 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Class of 2015: Marietta High graduates its second largest class in history
MARIETTA — Dressed in white and navy blue gowns, the graduating seniors of Marietta High School walked one by one across the stage Saturday morning for their final hurrah as Blue Devils. A mixture ...
May 24, 2015 12:43 AM | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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School system releases initial grad numbers
MARIETTA — Thousands of high school seniors walked across the stage and became graduates over the past week, with celebrations and ceremonies across the county each day. Katie Ault, Marietta High S...
May 24, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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School opens special needs playground
Hasty Elementary School Fine Arts Academy has a brand new playground specially made for students with special needs. Thanks to several generous sponsors, including the Service League of Cherokee Co...
May 24, 2015 12:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Businesses team up to raise money for Special Olympics
MARIETTA — Local agencies and businesses are teaming up this week to help raise money for the 2015 Special Olympics. Officers from the Marietta police department, along with other local agencies, w...
May 24, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board to consider bus rapid transit system: Transportation plan recommends $5.3 billion in projects over next 25 years
MARIETTA — Consideration of a bus rapid transit system in Cobb is expected to be back before the Board of Commissioners this week. The commission is scheduled to vote on whether to approve an updat...
May 24, 2015 12:18 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Head of the class: Cobb schools starting new summer program for high achievers
MARIETTA — About 240 fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders in Cobb County will take part in an invitation-only summer program next month, where they will participate in activities to increase critical ...
May 23, 2015 12:38 AM | 4 4 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Salute to America to feature music, fireworks
KENNESAW — The City of Kennesaw will host Salute to America, its annual free pre-Independence Day celebration of freedom, music and fireworks, July 3 from 6 to 10 p.m. in downtown Kennesaw. This ye...
May 25, 2015 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prayers for Faith: Daughter’s kidney donor match may be close to home
MARIETTA — One Acworth family calls their daughter a miracle. Sixteen years ago, doctors told Kelly McDonnell she should abort her baby girl because the baby would most likely be born without kidne...
May 25, 2015 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials share tips for a safe holiday
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and local officials are asking drivers and boaters to be safe while enjoying the holiday. The Memorial Day weekend travel period started F...
May 25, 2015 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A man, a stage, a dream: North Cobb Christian graduate shoots for Broadway
MARIETTA — North Cobb Christian School graduate Chris Sferra said acting in “The Sound of Music” helped him get through his father’s death when he was 15 years old. “The character I played — Captai...
May 25, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valedictorians and Salutatorians
Each year, the top two — or sometimes three — students in a high school’s graduating class are honored for their dedication to academic excellence and named the valedictorian and salutatorian. Vale...
May 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ribbon cut as Hasty opens special needs playground
Hasty Elementary School Fine Arts Academy has a brand new playground specially made for students with special needs. Thanks to several generous sponsors, including the Service League of Cherokee Co...
May 24, 2015 01:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb events salute veterans
Staff reports County residents will have the opportunity to celebrate Memorial Day in three of Cobb’s cities Monday. Celebrations include tribute ceremonies and an outdoor barbecue. The events are ...
May 24, 2015 12:39 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authorities: Junior-Senior ‘rolling war’ goes too far
While many seniors are leaving behind legacies of high test scores and scholarship awards when they graduate this week, some students left trash, toilet paper and in one case, a dead animal, at fel...
May 24, 2015 12:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monkey Joe’s rasies funds for cancer
Monkey Joe’s, a children’s entertainment center filled with indoor jumps, slides and obstacle courses, announced its partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to find...
May 24, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making a splash: County debuts $3 million Wild Horse Creek Water Park
Cobb residents have a new place to cool off this summer as the county debuted $3 million water park on Macedonia Road on Saturday. Wild Horse Creek Water Park, which sits on four acres, includes a ...
May 24, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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