Cobb lawmakers back ‘Cooper’s Law’ to save childre...
by Hilary Butschek
04:00 AM, Sunday, March 01
MARIETTA — State lawmakers representing Cobb are backing a bill that would allow people to break into a locked car in order to save a child they believe is suffering inside. State Rep. Bert Reeves (R-Marietta) filed the bill, nicknamed “Cooper’s L...

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Outdoor school activities canceled
The Cobb school district has canceled all after-school outdoor activities — such as athletic practices and games — fo...
04:00 AM, Thursday, February 19
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1800s-era Hooper-Turner house demolished
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04:00 AM, Thursday, February 19
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Judge asked to limit release of info related to Harris case
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24 candidates up for Cobb chief magistrate job
MARIETTA — Today, Cobb Superior Court judges are expected to discuss hiring a replacement for Chief Magistrate Judge ...
04:00 AM, Thursday, February 19
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Man shot on Franklin Road, police looking for suspects
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03:00 PM, Wednesday, February 18
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Former North Cobb track coach will serve 2 years for sexti...
MARIETTA — A former track coach at North Cobb High School was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday after pleading...
12:45 PM, Wednesday, February 18
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Georgia Power restores 7,000 customers overnight
Georgia Power reported early on Wednesday that crews over night restored all of the Metro West region customers, whic...
10:35 AM, Wednesday, February 18
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New subdivision of $1 million homes to be built in east Cobb
EAST COBB — East Cobb may soon have five new $1 million homes after the rezoning of a two-acre property was unanimous...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, February 18
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Chatterbox: Good for Cobb group plans mix and mingle overl...
Good for Cobb, the group chaired by businessman John Loud, says some exciting announcements will be made on Tuesday d...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, February 18
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Sen. Isakson, Olens pleased President Obama immigration or...
HOUSTON — A federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration Mond...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, February 18
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Home Depot Franklin Road development tax abatement vote de...
MARIETTA — The Development Authority of Cobb County delayed making a decision on a $200 million tax abatement request...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, February 18
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Powder Springs hires new chief
Mayor rebuts councilman; man’s request for apology is rebuffed
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Iced over: Freezing rain downs trees, causes power outages
MARIETTA — While Cobb County dodged most of the icy weather Monday night and Tuesday morning, Cobb’s northern neighbo...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, February 18
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Man indicted on 2 charges of kidnapping woman, 6-year-old
A Roswell man was indicted last week on kidnapping charges after an Acworth woman and her daughter were taken and hel...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, February 18
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Acworth man sentenced in gang-related shooting
KENNESAW — An Acworth man has been sentenced to prison for 15 years for a gang-related shooting in a Kennesaw neighbo...
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