Reports: County-contracted businesses have given t...
by Ricky Leroux
04:00 AM, Thursday, October 30
MARIETTA — The organization campaigning on behalf a proposed extension of Cobb County’s special 1 percent sales tax has received thousands of dollars in donations from companies that have received contracts from the county, according to campaign d...

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SPLOST advocate takes debate to social media site
The debate over the county’s special purpose local option sales tax referendum has spilled over into social media. Ma...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, October 22
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Board of Ethics orders probe on County Chairman Lee in Bra...
MARIETTA — The Cobb Board of Ethics will move forward with a formal hearing to determine whether County Chairman Tim ...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, October 22
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Two controversial developments approved by Board of Commis...
MARIETTA — The Board of Commissioners unanimously signed off on two housing developments Tuesday, ignoring an outpour...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, October 22
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Woman killed in house fire in Kennesaw Tuesday
A 61-year-old woman was killed in a fire in her Kennesaw home Tuesday morning, according to Cobb Fire and Emergency S...
12:00 AM, Wednesday, October 22
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Police: DNA links man to 2005 jewelry heist
Police say they’ve connected a man in jail in Fulton County to a nearly decade-old robbery in Cobb that netted more t...
12:00 AM, Wednesday, October 22
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Cherokee inmate being monitored for Ebola
Although he has shown no symptoms of hemorrhagic fever, an inmate at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center is be...
02:55 PM, Tuesday, October 21
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Board of Education to consider attorney’s raise request
The Marietta Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. in the board room, at 250 Howard St. The board will consider a re...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, October 21
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Pierre focuses on board, community relationship
Kenya Pierre said she is tired of seeing her neighbors move their families to east Cobb to send their kids to what th...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, October 21
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Chairman Lee expects complaint to be dropped
County Chairman Tim Lee said Monday he anticipates an ethics complaint filed against him will be dropped by the Cobb ...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, October 21
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Thayer has ‘All the time to give’ to board position
Susan Thayer said she never considered running for a seat on the Cobb Board of Education. But once she was asked by s...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, October 21
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Police find possible DNA match in cold case
Police believe they have solved a 20-year-old cold case last week after using DNA evidence to find the man accused of...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, October 21
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$40M Walton rebuild won’t cause redistricting
EAST COBB — If everything goes as planned, Walton High School students won’t realize their school is being rebuilt ri...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, October 21
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DIVERGING DIAMOND: Cobb cuts ribbon on $48M projects
CUMBERLAND — Cobb and state officials were joined by U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson on Monday to break ground on $48 millio...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, October 21
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North Carolina man to serve 15 years for molesting girl
A Charlotte, N.C. man was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of molesting a 9-year-old i...
12:24 AM, Tuesday, October 21
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First Landmark Bank, Midtown Bank merger closed
First Landmark Bank, headquartered at 307 N. Marietta Parkway in Marietta, announced the legal closing for the merger...
12:00 AM, Tuesday, October 21
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