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Ahead of the curve: Cobb is first in state to send out teacher contracts
MARIETTA — An estimated 8,200 teachers, media specialists and administrators in the Cobb School District were expected Wednesday to start receiving their employment contracts for the 2016-17 school...
February 10, 2016 11:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cooper moves to new role
Less than a month after stepping down as general manager of Marietta’s Lockheed plant, Shan Cooper has accepted a new role as the chief supply chain and technology officer with the global packaging...
February 10, 2016 10:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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More hazardous weather expected in Cobb
The National Weather Service has predicted an additional day of hazardous weather for Cobb County after Tuesday’s light snowfall. A wind chill advisory is in effect as cold temperatures with gusty ...
February 09, 2016 10:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials warn of hazardous weather in Cobb
The National Weather Service predicts hazardous weather for portions of north and central Georgia, including Cobb County. While some northern parts of the county may see light snow, the highest acc...
February 08, 2016 10:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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DA: Powder Springs woman broke into homes, advertised them online
A Powder Springs woman has pleaded guilty to racketeering, burglary and other charges related to a real estate scheme and was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday, according to the Cobb Dist...
February 08, 2016 09:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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7th annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop will be March 26
The seventh annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop, presented by Piedmont Church, Superior Plumbing, McClesky East Cobb Family YMCA and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, will be March 26 at Spray...
February 07, 2016 10:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins today in Cobb
Early voting begins today for Cobb County voters to choose which Democrat or Republican they want to see face off against the other party in the Nov. 8 general elections, which will ultimately dete...
February 07, 2016 10:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb officer completes GPSTC course
Officer Paul Barnhill of the Cobb County Police Department has completed a weeklong training program at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. This training enables Barnhill to instr...
February 06, 2016 11:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three Cobb students nominated for military service academies
SMYRNA — Three Cobb students were among those honored Saturday by U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Atlanta, with nominations to attend a military service academy. The ceremony also honored Vietnam War vete...
February 06, 2016 11:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four locals arrested in tracking sting
Four Cobb residents were among 35 people arrested in part of a multi-agency and multi-state operation to crack down on child predators and those who traffic children and adults in the sex industry,...
February 10, 2016 11:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen dies of injuries after wreck
Steven U. Soto, 17, of Marietta, recently died of injuries sustained when his car hit a tree on Horseshoe Bend Road last month. On Jan. 18 around 7 p.m., Soto was driving a blue 1998 Ford Expeditio...
February 10, 2016 11:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Man posing as cop
Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man who allegedly impersonated a police officer to gain entry to the home of a young female student in Mableton. According to a statement released ...
February 10, 2016 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man gets two years for hoax pipe bombs
A Marietta man has been sentenced to two years in prison for leaving two inoperable pipe bombs in Vickery Creek Park in Roswell in 2014, according to a news release from the Department of Justice. ...
February 10, 2016 11:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board to consider contract for school replacement
MARIETTA — A new northeast Cobb elementary school could open its doors in time for the 2017-2018 school year if school board members later this month give the greenlight to a construction contract....
February 10, 2016 11:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clock winds down for Hap Smith, longtime ‘Voice of the Blue Devils'
Marietta attorney Hap Smith, the “Voice of the Blue Devils” since 1988, has retired. Smith, 65, is the longest-serving announcer in Cobb County, just ahead of Frank Wigington at Sprayberry High and...
February 10, 2016 06:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hoteliers fight back against proposed fee
MARIETTA — Owners and operators of budget hotels came out against a proposed $3 per room fee during Tuesday’s commission meeting, a day after many of the same owners signed a letter calling the tax...
February 09, 2016 10:56 PM | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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YWCA salutes 15 local women of achievement
MARIETTA — The YWCA, a domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy group, celebrated the 15 honorees for its 2016 Tribute to Women of Achievement Award on Tuesday, where Georgia first lady Sandra...
February 09, 2016 10:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remedial math class gains support to count toward graduation requirement
MARIETTA — Students who struggle with math at Marietta City Schools may receive some much needed relief after Marietta’s Board of Education unanimously recommended approval of amendments to the dis...
February 09, 2016 10:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martinis & Music features folk-rock singer on Friday
Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art’s Martinis & Music event is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. The event, which features folk-rock singer and guitarist Alex Guthrie, is $10 per person and is free for museum mem...
February 09, 2016 10:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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