Officials say alternative school is working for Ma...
by Philip Clements
12:36 AM, Sunday, May 03
MARIETTA — An alternative school program serving both the Cobb and Marietta school districts is working to keep students in school, officials say, and both districts are looking to continue their contracts. Ombudsman is a private company contracte...

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$15M project proposed for former Marietta public housing site
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Chatterbox: Whitlock sidewalk project is pushed back until...
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Police: Car crash leaves Marietta man, 63, dead
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Repairs to collapsed sewer line also in progress
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Former Holly Springs police officer indicted on six counts...
A former Holly Springs police officer whose wife lost her leg in a parade honoring veterans was indicted Tuesday on s...
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Changin’ it up
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Commissioners vote to give $85,000 to MUST — again
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Kennesaw mayor: ‘Our people are our greatest asset’
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