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Marietta man gets 10 years for assault
MARIETTA — A Marietta man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday after being convicted of shooting a 19-year-old man in Austell in 2013. Brian O’Neal Rawles, 38, was convicted Wednesday of ag...
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Museum to host Train Day for Autism
The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, 2829 Cherokee St. in Kennesaw, will host National Train Day for Autism on May 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. National Train Day for Autism is...
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‘Her heart was huge’: Community remembers Powder Springs nursing student killed in collision
MARIETTA — A local woman who was one of five nursing students who died early Wednesday in a massive automobile wreck outside Savannah is remembered as positive and compassionate by her friends. Pow...
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Officials: Transportation bill could come up short $100M
Leaders in the county and state transportation departments said Thursday the widely reported $900 million number the state transportation bill was expected to collect every year may turn out to be ...
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Powder Springs residents to start paying for detention pond cleanup
POWDER SPRINGS — The Powder Springs City Council voted this week to require homeowners to pay for the yearly cleaning of the detention ponds in their neighborhoods. Mayor Pat Vaughn said the state ...
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Garden to have ribbon-cutting ceremony
The Reconnecting Our Roots Community Garden, 271 Lemon St. in Marietta, will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. today to celebrate the garden’s official opening. The event will feature re...
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Police ID Smyrna man who likely drowned in Chattahoochee
After more than a day of searching, Cobb police say they have recovered the body of man they believe drowned in the Chattahoochee River near Akers Mill Road on Tuesday. The man has been identified ...
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Keep Kennesaw Beautiful will host recycling event
Keep Kennesaw Beautiful will host a free community Electronics & Metal Recycling and Document Shredding Event on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kennesaw Public Works facility, 3080 Moon Stat...
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Gov. Deal touts success of Georgia's economy, legislature
Gov. Nathan Deal touted Georgia’s growing auto and film industries and praised lawmakers for a successful legislative session Wednesday, saying the state is headed in the right direction. Speaking ...
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Hiram man killed in Marietta collision
UPDATE: Cobb police have identified a Hiram man as the motorcycle driver who died after hitting a car near the intersection of Windy Hill Road and Favor Road Thursday.
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Seven-year-old boy struck by driver on Franklin Road
Marietta police say a 7-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being struck by a driver on Franklin Road at 5:15 p.m. Thursday. Katasha Stienstra was crossing Franklin Road with her three chi...
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Making global connections: Pope High School hosts consuls general at first annual program
MARIETTA — The world came together at Pope High School on Wednesday night for Global Connections Night, where consuls general representing six nations visited the east Cobb school. Students in the ...
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Georgia senators support Yates as Deputy Attorney General
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sally Yates, President Barack Obama’s nominee for deputy attorney general, has the support of both of Georgia’s senators, unlike the president’s choice for her boss. Yates is a s...
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Mayor, councilman dish on food fest in its 22nd year
MARIETTA — Food lovers have the opportunity to sample some of the county’s finest cuisines as the city prepares for its 22nd annual Taste of Marietta festival Sunday. The festival, presented by the...
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Trial is underway for man charged in toddler’s death
The trial is underway for a Woodstock man charged with felony murder in the death of his former girlfriend’s 17-month-old child, and the presiding judge expects the trial to last into next week. Mi...
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Chatterbox: Cobb among ‘greenest’ school districts in nation
The Cobb School District has received the 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools designation for its commitment to sustainable practices. Big Shanty Intermediate School in Kennesaw ...
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Motorcycle driver killed in Marietta collision
A motorcycle driver died in a collision with a Kia Optima at the intersection of Windy Hill Road and Favor Road in Marietta on Thursday evening, police report. Maria T. Howard, 50, was driving a wh...
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Under their wings: Cobb schools honor their top volunteers
Three Cobb residents were pleasantly surprised when they were announced as the 2015 Cobb County School District’s Volunteers of the Year on Thursday. Aston, a black Labrador and honorary mascot of ...
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‘Dinner at the Depot’ to return May 4
Beginning May 4 and continuing every Monday evening through September, Kennesaw’s Downtown Development Authority is again partnering with local food trucks to host “Dinner at the Depot,” which was ...
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