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How low will it go? Gas prices reach a 5-year low
There is no clear end in sight for the steady fall in gas prices over the last few months, experts say. On Monday, th...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, December 30
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Ties that bind: Sailor hopes to forge good will with music
Walton High School graduate Justin Strauss, a member of multiple Navy bands, said he hopes to use the universal langu...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, December 30
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Warriors head to London for New Year’s parade
More than 100 members of the Cherokee High School Band of Warriors headed to London, England this weekend to particip...
04:00 AM, Monday, December 29
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Colonel to take command of Georgia Army National Guard
MARIETTA — Col. Thomas Carden spent his childhood working on a peanut farm but later quickly rose up the ranks of the...
04:00 AM, Monday, December 29
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Rep. Evans HOPES for change
MARIETTA — State Rep. Stacey Evans (D–Smyrna) is proposing changes to the HOPE Grant that would make it less expensiv...
04:00 AM, Monday, December 29
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Chatterbox: School board names Student of the Month
At its December regular meeting, the Marietta school board named its student of the month. Farkell Hopkins, a senior ...
04:00 AM, Monday, December 29
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Commissioner hopes to be remembered as fair and just
MARIETTA — On a Monday morning, after she had cast her last vote on behalf of the citizens of northwest Cobb, there w...
04:00 AM, Sunday, December 28
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‘An adventure of a year’ — Cochlear implants enable Mariet...
When Richard and Trish Beeman of Marietta were told their newborn baby son, Max, was deaf, they didn’t believe it. “G...
04:00 AM, Sunday, December 28
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City Council set to discuss restrooms, parking meters on S...
MARIETTA — The City Council will discuss the merits of putting Councilman Philip Goldstein’s vacant lot on the Square...
04:00 AM, Sunday, December 28
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‘Best kept secret’: KSU dual enrollment program gives high...
KENNESAW — Amy Haynes, 20, graduated high school in 2012 and is already a college senior studying nursing at Kennesaw...
04:00 AM, Sunday, December 28
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Volunteer rallies gifts for boys in foster care
In the season of giving, one woman worked overtime to check off all the items listed as Christmas wants and needs for...
12:00 AM, Sunday, December 28
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Judge Bodiford retires, now a senior judge
MARIETTA — Jim Bodiford has presided over several high-profile cases during his 20 years as a Cobb Superior Court jud...
04:00 AM, Saturday, December 27
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New home building down by 13 percent
MARIETTA — Housing starts in Cobb continue to trail last year’s numbers, and one local real estate agent says the low...
04:00 AM, Saturday, December 27
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Rep. Teasley trying to pass religious liberty bill again
MARIETTA — A controversial “religious liberty” bill in the Georgia General Assembly this year drew state lawmakers in...
04:00 AM, Saturday, December 27
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KSU Music Department to host von Grey concert
Kennesaw — On Jan. 8 at 8 p.m., the Kennesaw State University Department of Music will have the Proctor Scholarship C...
11:24 PM, Friday, December 26
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