Cobb County streetlight fee going up by 50¢
by Ricky Leroux
04:00 AM, Thursday, November 27
Cobb Commissioner Ott reverses his position, votes to approve rate hike

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Cobb commissioners seek comment prior to hiring of bridge ...
MARIETTA — The Cobb Board of Commissioners are seeking a firm to design a pedestrian bridge to connect the Cobb Galle...
04:00 AM, Thursday, November 27
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Cupid fights for transparency to allocate money to area ch...
MARIETTA — Commissioner Lisa Cupid put up an argument in opposition of a proposal to give unspent federal money to MU...
04:00 AM, Thursday, November 27
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Chatterbox: Town Center Mall will open at 6 p.m. tonight
Chatter: Holiday light show at Life University kicks off tonight, runs until Dec. 31
04:00 AM, Thursday, November 27
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Cobb County public figures reflect on holiday blessings
Thanksgiving is a time for family, food and football. The MDJ polled several Cobb County public figures and officials...
04:00 AM, Thursday, November 27
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Marietta to take final steps to close out Section 8 housin...
The Marietta City Council is scheduled to vote Dec. 10 on approving the last bit of federal money in the city’s Secti...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, November 26
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Chatterbox: Sen. Chambliss: Tighter sanctions needed for Iran
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia), on Monday said the extension of the deadline to come to an agreement on Iran’s...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, November 26
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Former South Cobb student named ’15 Rhodes scholar
MARIETTA – South Cobb High School graduate Ridwan Hassen said he doesn’t feel special, even after being named a Rhode...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, November 26
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Woodstock cloggers to take part in parade
Nearly two dozen cloggers from Woodstock will travel to Pennsylvania this week to perform in one of the oldest Thanks...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, November 26
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Cobb County Chairman Lee, Commissioner Cupid clash at boar...
MARIETTA — County Chairman Tim Lee and Commissioner Lisa Cupid clashed over an agenda item pertaining to the county’s...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, November 26
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On anniversary of Braves deal, Cobb County Chair Lee, exec...
MARIETTA — Cobb Chairman Tim Lee said when he was first approached about the possibility of bringing the Atlanta Brav...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, November 26
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Nutrition petition: Powder Springs mayor helps Hillgrove s...
It all started with honey mustard. Earlier this school year, Hillgrove High School senior Catherine Jones ordered som...
04:00 AM, Wednesday, November 26
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One year later, a timeline of events in the Cobb County Br...
July 2013: State Rep. Earl Ehrhart (R-Powder Springs) arranges a meeting at the Marietta Country Club between county ...
12:05 AM, Wednesday, November 26
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Life sentence upheld for Cobb man
MARIETTA — The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the decision to sentence a Cobb man to life in prison for murder, armed r...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, November 25
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Chatterbox: Former Hillgrove player up for John Mackey award
Evan Engram, Powder Springs native and Hillgrove High School alumnus, has been named one of eight semifinalists for t...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, November 25
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Lawmakers urge haste in Hagel’s replacement: Rep. Scott: H...
MARIETTA — Some lawmakers who represent Cobb were surprised by Monday’s announcement of Secretary of Defense Chuck Ha...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, November 25
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