High requirements for math, science spur drop-out ...
by Philip Clements
04:00 AM, Friday, December 19
MARIETTA — Marietta Schools Superintendent Emily Lembeck is asking lawmakers to modify Georgia’s graduation requirements for math and science to decrease the state drop-out rate. Lembeck said Georgia’s requirements are stricter than many others in...

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‘Always be there’: MUST Ministries feeds the hungry, helps...
MARIETTA — MUST Ministries’ Loaves and Fishes Kitchen off Cobb Parkway on Thursday fed 165 people and handed out abou...
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Life University opening chiropractic, health care clinic f...
MARIETTA — Life University plans to open a new chiropractic and health care clinic for low-income residents next mont...
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Longtime Town Center CID employees set to retire
Marietta — Two longtime employees of the Town Center Area Community Improvement District announced this week they wil...
04:00 AM, Friday, November 28
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Woman serving life in child molestation case could receive...
MARIETTA — A woman serving a life sentence after allowing her 7-year-old niece to be raped by a Cobb County man for m...
12:00 AM, Friday, November 28
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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
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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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Cobb County streetlight fee going up by 50¢
Cobb Commissioner Ott reverses his position, votes to approve rate hike
04:00 AM, Thursday, November 27
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Officials agree Ferguson grand jury case tough decision
Cobb DA Reynolds says county would be prepared to handle similar situation
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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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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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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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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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On anniversary of Braves deal, Cobb County Chair Lee, exec...
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