Man serving time in Smyrna murder to appeal convic...
by Emily Boorstein
12:24 AM, Thursday, September 18
A man serving a life sentence in connection to a murder in Cobb County is appealing his conviction Monday to the Georgia Supreme Court. Miracle Nwakanma was one of five men charged in the Aug. 1, 2007, shooting death of Justin Brown of Atlanta. Co...

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Developer asks county to improve South Cobb road
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Cobb Board of Commissioners votes on Smyrna TAD, south Cob...
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Shelter adoption event gives 228 seized dogs new lives
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Cobb school board to mull spending $11M on new buses
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