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East Cobb runner to race in Boston Marathon
Slade Casey, 45, hopes to complete the 26 miles of winding roads and city streets in 3 hours and 15 minutes, or 7.5 minutes for every single mile. “There are not too many people that run the same s...
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Two Cobb County men receive prison time in gang case
Jamal Akeem Lisbon, 18, of Smyrna, and Calvin ‘Roscoe’ Jermaine McKinney, 17, of Austell, each pleaded guilty Tuesday to five counts of Violation of Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act for the...
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West Cobb home gutted by fire
MARIETTA — Fire gutted a west Cobb home late Sunday afternoon, leaving a Marietta family mourning for a lost pet and digging through the ashes with the help of extended family and kind neighbors. T...
April 15, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed Cobb Board of Education budget includes raises, new hires
MARIETTA — The beginning of the end of furlough days and overcrowded classrooms could be arriving in Cobb under a proposed school district budget that includes a 180-day school year, 193 new teache...
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Marietta ordinance to be reviewed by Georgia agency
Edict would require owners to register abandoned property
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Marietta officials hope for federal grant for Franklin work
MARIETTA — A $2.5 million federal grant could help fund improvements to Franklin Road beyond what the $68 million redevelopment bond issue passed last fall is likely to buy, including construction ...
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Ball Ground woman gets extra week to bring her kids home
Kim Williams said she has been given an extension — until next Friday — by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services to see if the many volunteers helping are able get her dilapidated tr...
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Warrant: Marietta woman ran over girl
Hillary Marie Brewton, of Marietta, is charged with felony aggravated assault after police say she purposely ran over a juvenile. Police say Brewton sped toward the girl in her 1998 Buick LeSabre a...
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Men arrested after police say they tried to run over officer
ACWORTH — An accused drug dealer who police say tried to run down an Acworth police officer remains in the Cobb jail without bond, facing seven felony charges. Police say Brian Anthony Smith, of Ja...
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Cobb residents rescued after being trapped by fallen oak tree
A large red oak tree came crashing down on Tuesday splitting a west Cobb home in half and trapping two women.
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Pedestrian killed while walking on Cobb Parkway
A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle early this morning on Cobb Parkway.
April 16, 2014 10:52 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hopping to it: Red Hare Brewing gets local grants for expansion
MARIETTA — Red Hare Brewing Co. is getting the help of two local development authority grants to fund an expansion its owners say will create 20 full-time jobs. The $2.8 million project includes ex...
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Commissioners deny woman’s request to operate orphanage
After an initial split vote Tuesday morning, Cobb commissioners denied an east Cobb woman’s request to operate an orphanage for at-risk Muslim youth out of her home. Rachel Naddor, 48, was hoping t...
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Cobb Chamber now accepting nominations for safety awards
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2014 Public Safety Recognition Awards.
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Woodstock doctor accused in pill ring wants separate trial
Dr. Sanjay Sinha, 49, of Woodstock, Ga., and three Mississippi men were indicted in March on federal charges of illegally distributing painkillers.
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Local firefighter killed in car crash in New Orleans
A Kennesaw family man and Atlanta firefighter lost his life, while his brother-in-law, a local health advocate, was seriously injured on a remote road in New Orleans this weekend.
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Police say man acted as a pimp for girl, 16
CUMBERLAND — A LaGrange man has been accused of human trafficking and pimping a 16-year-old girl in Cobb County, and activists say the problem is more widespread in metro Atlanta than many want to ...
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Marietta man who robbed ATM patron gets 40 years
Co-defendant gets 10 years
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Free Home woman charged with shooting boyfriend
An east Cherokee woman is being held without bond after she allegedly shot her boyfriend while on methamphetamine because she thought he was an intruder.
April 14, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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