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Marietta powerless to crack down on firework noise, attorney says
Committee proposes loosening alcohol restrictions
July 30, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb residents readying for tax-free holiday
MARIETTA — Cobb residents can take advantage of Georgia’s tax-free holiday starting Friday, getting a break on school supplies, electronics and clothing before the start of school in the county nex...
July 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major League Soccer looks to DeKalb
MARIETTA — Mayor Steve Tumlin said he’s optimistic about the future of Franklin Road whether Arthur Blank decides to build a training facility for his new Atlanta Major League Soccer team there or ...
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Chatterbox: Commissioner Birrell speaks out for Cobb police
Commissioner JoAnn Birrell defended Cobb police and expressed her disappointment with comments made by Commissioner Lisa Cupid during Tuesday’s board meeting. Last week, Cupid accused Cobb police o...
July 29, 2015 12:58 AM | 9 9 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy Scouts’ policy not an issue for many local officials of organization
MARIETTA — The Boy Scouts of America lifted a national restriction on openly gay adult leaders and employees this week, a change many local leaders in the organization have no problem with. The BSA...
July 29, 2015 12:57 AM | 21 21 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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School bells ring Monday: Cobb teachers back in classrooms this week to prepare for students’ arrival
SMYRNA — Cobb students won’t be back in school until next week, but for teachers, Monday was the start of a busy week with bustling halls and classrooms as they prepare for about 110,000 students t...
July 29, 2015 12:32 AM | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta to discuss complaints on fireworks noise
MARIETTA — Four weeks after Georgia’s law legalizing the use and sale of fireworks went into effect, one Marietta city council member said residents are fed up with late night explosive shows and h...
July 29, 2015 12:24 AM | 6 6 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta merchants ask to offer both beer and wine tastings with ordinance change
MARIETTA — Merchants have asked the City Council to amend the code to allow both beer and wine tastings in their stores. Presently, merchants can obtain a license to offer one or the other. The Cit...
July 29, 2015 12:21 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb police investigating hotel robbery on Windy Hill Road
Cobb police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a hotel off Windy Hill Road just after midnight Tuesday.
July 28, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Earl Smith: More details needed about Braves bridge
CUMBERLAND — At the monthly meeting of the group that owns the Cobb Galleria on Wednesday, board member Earl Smith said he has a problem with the bridge planned to span Interstate 285 connecting th...
July 30, 2015 12:20 AM | 3 3 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expect traffic, construction, officials tell Cumberland
CUMBERLAND — Drivers will soon hit many roadblocks when passing through Cumberland, officials say. Jim Wilgus, the county’s deputy transportation director, apologized to residents at a meeting to d...
July 30, 2015 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Superintendent Ragsdale receive's master's degree
Cobb Superintendent Chris Ragsdale earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership at Kennesaw State University’s 171st commencement ceremony Wednesday night, fulfilling his commitment to earn t...
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Marietta man arrested, charged with bank robberies
Police arrested a 24-year-old Marietta man on Wednesday and have charged him with bank robbery. Quinton Boast of Marietta was arrested at 9:30 a.m. and is being held in the Sandy Springs jail. Inve...
July 29, 2015 08:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Earl Smith: More details needed about Braves bridge
At the monthly meeting of the group that owns the Cobb Galleria Wednesday, board member Earl Smith said he has a problem with the bridge planned to span Interstate 285 connecting the Galleria area ...
July 29, 2015 04:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serving up smiles: MUST Ministries delivers 2 millionth summer lunch
MARIETTA — There were choruses of “hey theres” and “thank yous” at a Marietta neighborhood playground Tuesday morning as officials helped hand out sack lunches during MUST Ministries’ 20th annual S...
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BoC appoints new communications director, revises ethics code
MARIETTA — In a split vote, the Board of Commissioners approved Tuesday hiring Sheri Kell, wife of Cobb Superior Court Judge Tain Kell, as the county’s new communications director. Kell is a foundi...
July 29, 2015 12:49 AM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb police investigating hotel robbery in Smyrna
SMYRNA — Cobb police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a hotel off Windy Hill Road just after midnight Tuesday. According to investigators, a man entered the office of the Red R...
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Upcoming events at East Cobb Senior Center
The East Cobb Senior Center, 3332 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta, will have the following events for seniors, ages 55-plus: ♦ Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. will have Contractor Fraud, presented by P...
July 29, 2015 12:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upcoming events at West Cobb Senior Center
The West Cobb Senior Center, 4915 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs, will have the following upcoming events for seniors, ages 55-plus: ♦ Aug. 5 through Sept. 16 from 1 to 2 p.m. will have Matter of...
July 29, 2015 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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