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Kennesaw City Council discusses edits to ethics code
The city of Kennesaw is one step closer to adopting a new code of ethics for members of its government. At a work session for the Kennesaw City Council on Wednesday, James Walth, chairman of the ci...
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Wal-Mart chooses MUST Ministries for $100K grant
Wal-Mart and the Wal-Mart Foundation is giving $100,000 to MUST Ministries. The grant is part of a $54 million donation from Wal-Mart going toward charitable organizations throughout Georgia. MUST ...
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‘Zombies’ invited to gather downtown Canton for good cause
CANTON — Downtown Canton will be transformed into a zombie land where the walking dead will linger this weekend, as Cherokee FOCUS hosts the second annual Zombie Fest and Food Truck Fair. The event...
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Braves Foundation to help Cobb nonprofits
The Atlanta Braves Foundation recently awarded more than $300,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations around the metro Atlanta area, including eight in Cobb County. Since 1994, the Atlanta Braves ...
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Forest Hills historic district status is backed by residents
MARIETTA — About 20 residents of the Forest Hills neighborhood came to a meeting put on by the Historic Preservation Commission to show their interest in becoming a historic neighborhood. David Fre...
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Cobb commissioner: Take ‘long look’ at SPLOST project list
CUMBERLAND — Commissioner Bob Ott recommended voters take a “long look” at the list of projects to be funded by a proposed one percent special sales tax before deciding to approve it. At a public i...
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Cobb officials: No need to panic over Texas Ebola case
MARIETTA — Although federal officials confirmed the first case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the U.S. on Tuesday, local officials say there is no need to panic in Cobb. Dr. Dan Stephens, chairman ...
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‘The Many Faces of the Hijab’: KSU students opt to wear Muslim head scarf
Some Kennesaw State University students have committed to wearing head scarves for 24 hours in a show of support for Muslim women who wear a hijab, or head covering. Caitlin Syfrett, a senior at KS...
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Sewer overflow reported in Marietta Saturday
A wastewater manhole overflow, resulting in about 290 gallons discharging into a tributary of Sope Creek, occurred at 9:18 p.m. Saturday at 571 Autumn Lane NE in Marietta. The overflow, which was c...
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WellStar doctors aim to increase awareness about breast cancer
MARIETTA — During October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, WellStar doctors hope to encourage women to be aware of their risk for getting cancer. Breast cancer is the most common c...
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Survey: Most KSU students comfortable on campus
KENNESAW — A survey revealed the majority of the Kennesaw State community is comfortable with being on campus, but bullying and sexual assault are still causes for concern. The results of the multi...
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Teachers of the Year keep the handprint tradition alive
MARIETTA — With her fifth-grade class looking on, Sawyer Road Elementary teacher Katy Eason’s two-year-old son, Ben, surprised her with roses before her handprints were unveiled at the Marietta Squ...
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Awtrey Middle first in Cobb to utilize ‘media scape’
Awtrey Middle School in Kennesaw is putting technology to use. Awtrey is the first school in Cobb to set up a ‘media scape,’ which allows students and teachers to collaborate on multiple computers ...
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Romney: Georgia may decide if Senate will see ‘fresh air’
Former presidential hopeful in town to endorse AG Olens’ re-election bid
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Jury to start deliberating loud music killing case
A jury in Jacksonville will begin deciding the fate of a white man who fatally shot a black Marietta teenager after an argument over loud music outside a convenience store.
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2013 fatal stabbing: Man sentenced to life after plea
MARIETTA — Charles Renard Mahaffey of Marietta received a life sentence Tuesday for stabbing a 26-year-old man to death with a hunting knife. Mahaffey, 26, pleaded guilty to murdering Christopher R...
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Coats and Clark reunion set for Saturday
A reunion is planned Saturday for former employees of the Coats and Clark Threadmill in Austell. The spinning mill made industrial thread from 1931 to 1983. The city of Austell purchased the buildi...
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Cobb, Marietta superintendents speak on hiring, test gaps at NAACP forum
At meeting on diversity, retired educator ‘concerned we don’t have enough teachers that look like me’
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Mother gets 30 years in prison for starving daughter
Ebony Berry, a 37-year-old mother whose daughter died of starvation in 2012, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison and 10 years probation. In court Tuesday, new evidence revealed her 16-year-old...
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