Man serving 105 years for shooting Cobb police off...
by Philip Clements
12:42 AM, Thursday, May 28
MARIETTA — A man convicted in October on 12 charges related to a 2014 shooting of a Cobb police officer was found dead while in custody at the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, officials say. James Albert Phillips, 36, died Monday, according to ...

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Community mourns Woodstock smoke shop clerk
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12:33 AM, Thursday, May 28
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CID expansion passes while crosswalk stalls
Expansion of the Marietta Community Improvement District advanced out of committee, while a proposed Whitlock Avenue ...
12:03 AM, Thursday, May 28
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Police: Atlanta man tried to use fake credit, gift cards
ACWORTH — An Atlanta man was arrested and charged with forgery last week after police say they discovered several fra...
12:02 AM, Thursday, May 28
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Father of Smyrna man shot by police speaks out at meeting
MARIETTA — The parents of a man police say was shot and killed by a police officer on March 24 attended a Cobb commis...
12:02 AM, Thursday, May 28
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Controlled burn in Smyrna set for today
Today at about 7:45 a.m., Cobb firefighters will conduct a controlled burning of Boral Brick Inc. in Smyrna. The busi...
12:01 AM, Thursday, May 28
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Board to appoint 5 more new principals: ’16 budget, $5 mil...
MARIETTA — The Cobb school board has been hiring principals left and right for the past couple of months, and the hir...
12:01 AM, Thursday, May 28
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City talks tax abatement, term limits
The developer of a senior living and commercial site in Kennesaw says he is running into extra costs involved in cons...
12:00 AM, Thursday, May 28
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Powder Springs St. to get larger QuickTrip
MARIETTA — Drivers on Powder Springs Street will soon have a new place to fuel up on food and gas this fall. QuikTrip...
11:59 PM, Wednesday, May 27
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Cobb Public Safety holding job fair Sat.
The Cobb County Department of Public Safety is hosting a job fair from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Representatives fro...
11:57 PM, Wednesday, May 27
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The ‘A list’: Braves unveil ‘Preview Center’ to sell seaso...
CUMBERLAND — The Atlanta Braves unveiled their new “Preview Center” aimed to drive sales of season tickets for the ne...
11:55 PM, Wednesday, May 27
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Business Association 5K9 race June 13
The Northeast Cobb Business Association will have the 5K9 race on June 13 at the Piedmont Church parking lot, 570 Pie...
12:48 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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Chatterbox: A century later, should Mableton be a city again?
Should Mableton become Cobb’s seventh city? Writing on the Mableton Improvement Coalition’s Facebook page, Sonja Gunn...
12:48 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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Transportation plan includes BRT
MARIETTA — Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to approve a plan that recommends spending $5.3 billion on transportation ...
12:46 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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MBA June luncheon to focus on tourism
The Marietta Business Association will have its June 8 luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Mansour Center, 995 ...
12:44 AM, Wednesday, May 27
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Police: Man attempted to rob Austell Waffle House
AUSTELL — Cobb police are investigating an armed robbery they said occurred Monday at a Waffle House on Six Flags Dri...
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