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Clinic owner, doctor face 18 felonies
The owner of a clinic in Acworth was arrested Monday and charged with 18 felony counts, including possession of Xanax, drugs to be kept in original container and unlawful use of a blank prescriptio...
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Acworth kidnapping suspect found in Roswell
A Roswell man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping after an Acworth woman and her daughter were taken and held against their will this weekend, police said. Darin Czech, 43, of Roswell w...
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Harrah's hope - Hillgrove grad starts nonprofit to help orphans
POWDER SPRINGS — A 2010 Hillgrove High School graduate moved to Guatemala, dropped out of college and started a nonprofit, all to help impoverished orphans obtain an education. Alycia Harrah, 22, o...
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Man who died in Kennesaw crash identified
KENNESAW — The man who died after driving his car off Barrett Lakes Boulevard near Chastain Road in Kennesaw early Sunday has been identified, police say. Jonathan S. Baxley, 29, of Atlanta, died a...
December 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction of senior living center under way
Construction of a long-planned 108-unit senior assisted living facility in Smyrna is underway, and the man who got the project off the ground said he hopes to move forward with a second phase in ea...
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Kennesaw chiropractor is arrested on sexual battery
KENNESAW — A Kennesaw chiropractor was arrested and charged with five counts of misdemeanor sexual battery Friday, police said. Robert Waterstone, 64, of Kennesaw worked at A-Aachen Back Chiropract...
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Obama nominates Georgia prosecutor for deputy AG
MARIETTA — President Barack Obama announced he plans to nominate one of the U.S. attorneys representing Georgia to be the next deputy attorney general. The White House released a statement Monday d...
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Slipping through the cracks?
NYC shooter served 90 days in boot camp in 2011 Cobb plea deal
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Man dies after driving car off road into trees
A man died after driving his car off the road on Barrett Lakes Boulevard near Chastain Road in Kennesaw early Sunday, police say. Witnesses and police investigators say the crash happened just afte...
December 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Marietta Man stole drugs from two pharmacies
MARIETTA — Cobb police have arrested a man they say stole drugs from a Publix and a CVS. At about 2:30 p.m. Dec. 21, police say Steve Guevaro of Marietta, 47, entered a CVS on East Piedmont Road in...
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Marietta Parks and Recreation employees charged with stealing city gas
MARIETTA — The city turned in two employees to police for misdemeanor charges after they allegedly stole the city’s gas for personal use, according to warrants for their arrest. Two former employee...
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Owners of historic home aim to strike deal with city
A Kennesaw couple who owns a home in the city’s historic district said they’re working to strike a deal with the city to avoid having to pay for the home’s demolition. Robert and Barbara Prichard, ...
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Chatterbox: MDJ staff pick their favorite holiday movies
Recently, our Chief ChatterBox polled the MDJ staff on their favorite Christmas movies. By far the crowd favorite in the office is the 25-year-old classic featuring Chevy Chase, “National Lampoon’s...
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Director: Cobb paid $50.3M in pensions
Chair says elected officials are entitled to retirement benefits, some disagree
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What do you want this holiday?
With Christmas right around the corner, most people are thinking about what they would like to give and what they would like to receive. With this in mind, the MDJ asked community members what they...
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Chatterbox: Attorney asks friends to cite annoying Christmas songs
Marietta attorney Justin O’Dell posed the following question on Facebook on Thursday, asking friends to cite their least favorite or most annoying Christmas song. “Mine is ‘Christmas Wrapping’ by T...
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U.S. Sen Chambliss: Only so much Republicans can do without White House
MARIETTA — Retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia) said Monday the members of the Republican majority in the upcoming Congress should temper their expectations of what they can accomplish. C...
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U.S. Sen. Chambliss says CIA techniques provided valuable information
MARIETTA — Retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia) believes the CIA’s coercive interrogations of terror detainees produced valuable information, and anyone who says otherwise is “kidding the...
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Man robs Marietta pharmacy at gunpoint
MARIETTA — Police are asking for help in identifying a man who robbed a CVS pharmacy in Marietta at gunpoint Saturday. Cobb police said a man, who was about 40 years old and wearing a black beanie ...
December 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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