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Head of the class: Cobb schools starting new summer program for high achievers
MARIETTA — About 240 fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders in Cobb County will take part in an invitation-only summer program next month, where they will participate in activities to increase critical ...
May 23, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners set to vote on employee gym
MARIETTA — A vote on a proposal to build an employee gym inside the county government building off the Square is back on the Board of Commissioners’ agenda for Tuesday. The fitness center, which wo...
May 23, 2015 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stratton Library to have financial aid workshop
The Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Road in Marietta, will have a free financial aid workshop for College Bound Students on Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. Natasha Powell, a representative of the Ge...
May 22, 2015 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donations encouraged to prevent seasonal shortage
The American Red Cross, which has the Cobb Blood Donation Center at 2145 Roswell Road, Suite 250 in Marietta, is urging donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood...
May 22, 2015 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sexual assault reported on Kennesaw State campus
KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University police said they received a report of a sexual assault taking place Tuesday in a parking lot on KSU’s campus. The sexual assault reportedly happened at about 11...
May 22, 2015 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb set to kick off weekend festivities
County residents will have the opportunity to celebrate Memorial Day at events in four of Cobb’s cities this holiday weekend. Celebrations include tribute ceremonies, race fundraisers and community...
May 22, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta set to host first International Film Festival
MARIETTA — Local cinephiles will have the opportunity to sample the some of the county’s best productions alongside some international fare Saturday as the city of Marietta kicks off its first Inte...
May 22, 2015 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves $250K road improvement project
MARIETTA — Drivers on Cobb Parkway will soon have new turn lanes to merge on and off the highway near White Circle. Last week, the Marietta City Council voted 6-0, with Councilman Stuart Fleming ab...
May 22, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Rep. aims to investigate how campus rape is handled
MARIETTA — A Cobb lawmaker wants to conduct hearings on how colleges and universities handle rape cases, saying there shouldn’t be a separate judicial process for crimes on campus. State Rep. Earl ...
May 22, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Lockheed employees share stories of plant’s history
MARIETTA — Guy Northcutt Jr. said he still remembers his most embarrassing moment while working at Lockheed Martin’s Marietta plant when talking to a group of local residents at the Marietta Museum...
May 23, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta BoE member Jill Mutimer to resign
MARIETTA — Jill Mutimer, first elected in 2005, has announced she will resign from the Marietta City Schools Board of Education effective June 10. The school system is expected to call for a specia...
May 23, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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13 arrested in prostitution bust
SMYRNA — Smyrna police arrested 13 people in a prostitution sting Wednesday at an unnamed location in the city. Working with the FBI, Smyrna police conducted an operation Wednesday to arrest ten wo...
May 22, 2015 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police search for drug store robber
Acworth police are looking for suspects related to a reported robbery at a drug store Monday at about 4 a.m. The robbery was reported at Lacey Drug Company on Main Street near the Old Highway 41 in...
May 22, 2015 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: Commuters rejoice: School’s out for summer
Yellow school buses will be noticeably absent after today, now that summer break is officially underway for most schools in the county. Thursday was the last day of classes for Cobb schools and tod...
May 22, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vietnam vets to reunite: Group to honor fallen member during annual gathering
MARIETTA — A group of Army veterans who served together in the Vietnam War will gather this weekend to commemorate a fallen member of their platoon. The veterans fought alongside Spc. Michael Glenn...
May 22, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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BoC set to vote on maximum price of SunTrust Park
The Cobb Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote on approving a final “Guaranteed Maximum Price” of SunTrust Park Tuesday, but Cobb Chairman Tim Lee emphasized that regardless of the price, the...
May 21, 2015 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sexual assault reported on KSU campus
Kennesaw State University police said they have received a report of a sexual assault taking place Tuesday in a parking lot on KSU’s campus.
May 21, 2015 01:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb homeowners face deadline to appeal property values
MARIETTA — Cobb homeowners were mailed notices of their homes’ assessed value this month, and time is running out for those homeowners who want to appeal the evaluation. The Cobb Tax Assessor’s off...
May 21, 2015 12:38 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fallen tree backs up traffic on South Cobb Drive
MARIETTA — A tree fell Wednesday morning on South Cobb Drive near the intersection of Cobb Parkway, hitting three cars. The tree, which was located beside Dobbins Air Reserve Base, fell across the ...
May 21, 2015 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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