Man convicted in the murder of his grandfather: Po...
by Ricky Leroux
04:00 AM, Saturday, April 25
MARIETTA — After fewer than 30 minutes of deliberation Thursday, a Cobb jury convicted a Mableton man who strangled his grandfather and then drove around in his grandfather’s truck with the body inside. Casey Collins was convicted of malice murder...

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Cobb Commissioners consider $40K for electric shuttle study
MARIETTA — The county is considering spending $40,000 to study whether a shuttle in the works to help ease traffic ar...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, April 14
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Not just football anymore: Secretary of State Kemp talks p...
MARIETTA — The state of Georgia may have a larger influence in the 2016 presidential election than in prior elections...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, April 14
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BoC to select firm for park upgrades
MARIETTA — Nickajack Park could soon get major improvements funded by SPLOST money. The Board of Commissioners will v...
04:00 AM, Monday, April 13
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Full circle: 26-year Navy veteran, recruiter retires as hi...
Less than two weeks after the retirement of a 26-year Navy veteran, his 24-year-old daughter enlisted adding to a fam...
04:00 AM, Monday, April 13
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Authorities follow meth trafficking suspects from location...
Two Ball Ground residents were arrested last week on several charges, including trafficking methamphetamine, after Ch...
10:40 PM, Sunday, April 12
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Booked for Evening Gala is April 25
The Marietta-based nonprofit Cobb Library Foundation will have the 5th Annual Booked for the Evening Gala at 6 p.m. A...
04:00 AM, Sunday, April 12
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Women in Defense chapter forms at KSU
KENNESAW — Local military women and women working in the defense industry will have a new support group as Women in D...
04:00 AM, Sunday, April 12
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County roads to receive $20M in resurfacing work
MARIETTA -— Some of Cobb’s major roads will get a facelift this year as the county’s Department of Transportation beg...
04:00 AM, Sunday, April 12
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Musikgarten class for special needs children
The East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road in Marietta, will have from 12:30 to 1:10 p.m. April 25 a free introdu...
04:00 AM, Sunday, April 12
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Go explore with junior ranger event
Several Cobb area libraries will have Junior Ranger Day 2015 from 2 to 4 p.m. April 25. Participants can go on a Nati...
04:00 AM, Sunday, April 12
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Georgia Sen. Tippins says education bills positive result ...
MARIETTA — While there weren’t many education-related bills passed during this year’s session of the Georgia General ...
04:00 AM, Sunday, April 12
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All aboard? Kennesaw officials advocating to move second G...
City officials are trying to find a way to bring a runaway train back to Kennesaw to live with its sister train. Kenn...
04:00 AM, Sunday, April 12
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BoC set to vote on medical director
MARIETTA — Cobb Fire and Emergency Services could be getting a new medical director as the Board of Commissioners is ...
04:00 AM, Saturday, April 11
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Cemetery Clean up Day will be May 2
The Kennesaw Cemetery Preservation Commission is hosting a clean-up and beautification day called “Decoration Day” fo...
04:00 AM, Saturday, April 11
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Man accused of killing Ga. couple denied bail
ATLANTA — The man accused of killing a Georgia couple who tried buying a Ford Mustang through Craigslist has been den...
04:00 AM, Saturday, April 11
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