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Pastor marks 25 years at Austell church
AUSTELL — For the Rev. Marvin “Doc” Frady, helping people receive spiritual guidance has always been more than hobby — it’s been a calling. Last week, the 81-year-old celebrated his 25th anniversar...
July 03, 2015 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Exhibit to open on anniversary of famous Leo Frank lynching
KENNESAW — An exhibit will soon open at the Southern Museum in Kennesaw to memorialize the 100th anniversary of the lynching of Leo Frank, a Jewish man accused of murdering a Marietta girl. The exh...
July 03, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acworth Bookstore to have Civil War speaker
The Acworth Bookstore and Coffeeshop, 4857 N. Main St. in Acworth, will have Dr. Brian Steel Wills speak at its First Tuesday meeting at 6:30 p.m. on July 7. Wills is the director of the Center for...
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Acworth man sentenced in steroid trafficking case
ACWORTH — An Acworth man was sentenced to two years of probation on drug trafficking charges Wednesday. Austin Britt Shirley, 25, of Acworth, was part of a steroid distribution ring which imported ...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Four men stole TV, gun from woman in Smyrna
SMYRNA — Four Smyrna men were arrested on charges related to a June 14 residential robbery near the intersection of Spring Road and Cumberland Boulevard. Police say Quentin Touray Knox, 30; Jordan ...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council hires permanent city manager
After spending five months as acting city manager, the Kennesaw City Council voted Wednesday to appoint Jeff Drobney as the permanent city manager. The council voted 4-0, with Leonard Church absent...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Cobb Senior Center to host events
The North Cobb Senior Center, 3900 S. Main Street in Acworth, will have the following events for seniors, ages 55 and above: ♦ July 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. will be Know Your Headache, a sem...
July 01, 2015 12:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta Police Chief honored by Rotary
MARIETTA — Marietta Police Chief Dan Flynn was awarded the Norman Shipley Award by the Rotary Club of Marietta on Friday. The Norman Shipley Award, established in 1985, honors individuals who have ...
July 01, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Three involved in $3M cocaine deal on Franklin Road
MARIETTA — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said three men were involved in a drug trafficking scheme involving about $3 million worth of cocaine at a hotel on Franklin Road in Marietta. Police ...
July 01, 2015 12:06 AM | 4 4 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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County clerk Candace Ellison remembered for her integrity
MARIETTA — County Clerk Candace Ellison died Thursday morning, according to officials with the county government. Ellison, of Kennesaw, had been the county clerk since April 2009 and had worked for...
July 03, 2015 12:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police ask citizens to be safe this weekend
MARIETTA — Law enforcement officials are asking citizens to be safe this weekend as they storm Cobb’s lakes and pools to celebrate Independence Day. As the temperatures rise during Georgia’s swelte...
July 03, 2015 12:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pike Nurseries schedules July classes
Pike Nurseries, which has four Cobb County locations, will have three free gardening classes in July. ♦ Saturday at 9 a.m. will be the Patriotic Potting Party: Summer Container Gardening Class wher...
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Man serving life for 1995 murder tries for new trial
MARIETTA — A man serving a life sentence after being convicted in 2012 of killing an east Cobb woman and stabbing her then-five-year-old son in 1995 continued his efforts to get a new trial this we...
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County Clerk Candace Ellison passes away
County Clerk Candace Ellison passed away this morning, according to officials with the county government.
July 02, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smyrna’s State of the City scheduled for July 9
The Smyrna Area Council of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and the Smyrna Business Association will have Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon deliver the annual State of the City address from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. o...
July 02, 2015 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The first cut: Surgery center opens at East Cobb Health Park
EAST COBB — The surgery center at WellStar’s East Cobb Health Park opened Wednesday, providing one more service at what officials call a “one-stop shop” for health care. Dr. Craig Weil, a hand surg...
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‘Good for everybody’: City debuts $68,000 worth of body cameras
Smyrna Police Chief David Lee said Wednesday he hopes the department’s new body cameras will increase transparency and benefit both his officers and the public now that they are being used in the f...
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MUST store to host back-to-school event
MUST Ministries’ thrift store MUST Marketplace, at 1407 Cobb Parkway NW in Marietta, will host a back-to-school shopping event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 24. During the event, customers will find d...
July 01, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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By the book: East Cobber writes on Cobb schools evolution fight
MARIETTA — An east Cobb resident held a book-signing Tuesday for his recently-published account of the battle to remove disclaimers about evolution from Cobb School District textbooks — a battle he...
July 01, 2015 12:21 AM | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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