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Kennesaw denies billboard in city
A year after a split decision to annex a hotel property into the city limits, the Kennesaw City Council unanimously voted Monday evening to deny a billboard designed for the site. City staff presen...
April 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee: Proposed BRT system might be funded by SPLOST
MARIETTA — About $100 million of the $494 million proposed bus-rapid transit system connecting Kennesaw State University to Midtown Atlanta could be paid for with sales tax, county officials said T...
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Board will pay $326K for staff salary study
MARIETTA — The Board of Commissioners has agreed to pay $326,420 for a consultant to review the salaries and responsibilities of county employees to determine whether their pay is competitive with ...
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Several residents still unwell with possible WellStar expansion plans
Church Street residents packed into an auditorium at WellStar Kennestone Hospital on Tuesday to drive home their concerns about the hospital’s proposed expansion.
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Witnesses: Woman shot in face in broad daylight at Cumberland Mall
UPDATE: At 2:22 p.m. Monday afternoon, Cobb Police Sgt. Dana Pierce said the 911 center received multiple emergency calls about a woman, Violet Lambert, 55, of Atlanta, who had been shot outside Cu...
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Police: Woman arrested in elder abuse case
After a two week investigation into the reportedly unhealthy conditions of a Kennesaw home, a daughter was arrested Thursday by the Kennesaw Police Department on charges of neglecting her mother, a...
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Police: Marietta man broke a woman’s collarbone in assault
Brian Russell Beran of Marietta has been charged with felony aggravated assault after police say he lifted a woman off the floor and slammed her to the ground causing her right collarbone to break....
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Local groups join to present sunrise Easter service at Kennesaw Mountain
KENNESAW — With the moon still hanging in the pale blue sky, bundled early risers began to fill the field as more families walked along Old Highway 41 with blankets and large cups of coffee in thei...
April 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warrant: Habitual violator from Smyrna tried to elude police
SMYRNA — A habitual offender faces charges of aggressive driving and attempting to elude police after an incident at 8:44 p.m. April 12 near Atlanta Road and Cumberland Parkway. Kevin Chadwick of S...
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  • Man sentenced after threat to eat judge’s kids
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  • Fatal car crash near I-575 Tuesday afternoon
    A fatal car crash late Tuesday afternoon in north Cobb near Interstate 575 pinned a Woodstock woman in her vehicle before she was rushed to the hospital.
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    Internal audit critical of medical examiner; Board says Frist should keep job
    MARIETTA — Cobb County commissioners say they see no reason to part ways with county medical examiner Brian Frist, despite an internal audit that found several issues with his office. A report writ...
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    Promethean center of Sweeney/Nicholas debate
    Cobb School Board member Scott Sweeney and challenger Kevin Nicholas squared off during a forum Monday, debating such issues as Common Core, Sweeney’s work for an education vendor and the new leade...
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    Timber Ridge Elementary unveils outdoor classroom on Earth Day
    MARIETTA — A Cobb elementary school unveiled a new outdoor classroom Tuesday afternoon during a school-time celebration coinciding with Earth Day. Timber Ridge Elementary, near Roswell Road in east...
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    Police say couple knew each other before murder-suicide
    Cobb Police say the suspected shooter who opened fire in a mall parking lot killed himself at an East Point home while his victim died at a local hospital from her injuries.
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    Man back in jail on rape charges after previous peeping tom arrest
    KENNESAW — Cobb Police say a young Kennesaw man, who was arrested earlier this month on trespassing and felony peeping tom charges, sexually forced himself on a young woman last week. According to ...
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    Walker leads police to suspected drugs, DVDs
    Authorities say a traffic stop of a man improperly crossing the street led to the discovery of drugs and a cache of illegally recorded DVDs. Police say Arquez Jackson of Atlanta disregarded an offi...
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    Former Marietta resident makes history in Boston
    MARIETTA — A 3-foot-9 woman made history Monday as the first little person to complete the Boston Marathon. Juli Windsor, 27, who lived in Marietta before moving to Boston, finished the world’s lar...
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    Georgia school scores revealed: Cobb’s top schools improve, bottom schools fall further
    The state’s College and Career Ready Performance Index ranks each public school and school district across the state using a number of different factors, including student test scores, academic pro...
    April 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 9 9 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Warrant: Smyrna officer Tasers drunk man
    A Smyrna police officer shot a Taser stun gun at a man who was being arrested on charges of public drunkenness, according to an arrest warrant. Police say the man, Alonzo Francois Humphries, tossed...
    April 22, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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