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SPSU professor to speak at National Archives event
The National Archives at Atlanta will have its third annual scholarly symposium The Valley of the Dams: The Impact and Legacy of the Tennessee Valley Authority, which is the culmination of a year-l...
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Student population study is criticized
A Kennesaw man believes a study projecting student population over the next 10 years is flawed because it does not account for future housing developments. Skip Gunter, a retired engineer who has s...
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Work begins on long-awaited 48-acre Smyrna mixed-use project
SMYRNA — After an eight-year stall, developer Jack Halpern said a feeling of relief washed over him yesterday when he was finally able to move dirt on his development. A crowd of about 100 people g...
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Councilman optimistic after arrest: Coleman at town hall about homelessness: ‘You don’t let adversity hinder you’
MARIETTA — Not once during Councilman Anthony Coleman’s town hall meeting on Thursday did he or the residents who attended reference his arrest earlier this month. Coleman said after the meeting he...
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City eyeing options for $5M from parks bond
MARIETTA — The City Council is eyeing three parks and the Elizabeth Porter Recreation Center as options to spend $5 million that remains from the $25 million bond issuance voters approved in 2009. ...
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Chairman: Allegations arrived at ‘incorrectly’
MARIETTA — County Chairman Tim Lee said the man who filed an ethics complaint against him “doesn’t have a good, clear understanding of the process and procedures for economic development.” Tom Chee...
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In the jury’s hands
Closing arguments heard in case of Mableton men charged in deadly beating
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Senior Wellness Center to have aging class
The Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs St. in Marietta, will have “Aging Gracefully” for seniors ages 55-plus from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sept. 17. Assisted Choice will present ways to lear...
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West Cobb Senior Center to have pickleball demonstration Sept. 17
The West Cobb Senior Center, 4915 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs, will have a pickleball demonstration for seniors ages 55-plus from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 17. Pickleball is sweeping the n...
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Daredevil thrills: Six Flags offers sneak peek into upcoming rides
MARIETTA — Six Flags officials say there are plenty of attractions to keep parkgoers coming through the winter, and they’ve offered some sneak peeks into what’s to come in 2015. Next spring, Six Fl...
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Cumberland CID board talks zoning, bridge design
CUMBERLAND — The leaders of the Cumberland Community Improvement District are taking steps to prepare the area ready for a coming tenant: the Atlanta Braves. At its monthly meeting on Thursday, the...
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4 indicted in tax fraud: Each are charged with 3,736 counts
Four people were indicted Thursday in connection to a tax fraud scheme Cobb deputies spent more than a year investigating, said Kim Isaza, spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office. Each of th...
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1 person at Kennestone, 2 men charged after Marietta shooting
rson is being treated for possible life-threatening injuries after being shot in Marietta on Wednesday, police said. The victim was at Lorene Lodge apartments when he was approached by people who h...
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Marietta committee quietly OKs same-sex benefits for city workers
MARIETTA — The Personnel and Insurance Committee voted 3-0 yesterday to approve a change in the city’s retirement benefits that would allow married same-sex couples who work for the city to receive...
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Kennesaw Mountain Junior Mustangs won’t let lack of hearing stop them
Kennesaw — When Terrance Chisley joined the Kennesaw Mountain Junior Mustangs football program during spring of his sixth-grade year, he made a great first impression, both on and off the field. Co...
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CASA for Children to have new home
A local Cherokee County organization that advocates for children within the foster care system will soon have a permanent place to call home. CASA for Children, Inc. purchased the old Georgia State...
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Wellness Center to discuss eye health
The Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs St. in Marietta, will have “See Yourself In a Whole New Light” for seniors ages 55-plus from 11 a.m. to noon on Sept. 11. WellStar’s Good Life Club w...
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Marietta Walk: City’s ‘PVC farm’ prepares for 76 homes
A 10-acre site near Marietta Square that has been sitting vacant for the last eight years will finally become the neighborhood it was meant to be in plans first drawn up in 2006. The developer, Min...
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Cobb Board of Commissioners votes on Smyrna TAD, south Cobb PR firm
MARIETTA — Commissioners on Tuesday reset the clock on a tax subsidy for the developer of Belmont Hills, approved a PR firm to market south Cobb and heard from residents critical of Lee’s handling ...
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