Man gets six years: Violated ex-fiancee’s order wi...
by Emily Boorstein
04:00 AM, Saturday, August 30
A man will spend time behind bars after making more than 600 phone calls and 450 text messages to a former fiancee who had a restraining order against him. Austin Luis Joseph, 33, was convicted in Cobb Superior Court on Thursday of aggravated stal...

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Complete May 20, 2014 Primary Results
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04:00 AM, Wednesday, May 21
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Morgan keeps Solicitor Gen. seat with 62%
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03:25 AM, Wednesday, May 21
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03:21 AM, Wednesday, May 21
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Primary results pick leading State reps
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03:16 AM, Wednesday, May 21
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Robocall may put Gregory in hot water
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03:14 AM, Wednesday, May 21
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Reeves ousts Gregory from House
MARIETTA— State Rep. Charles Gregory (R-Kennesaw) was ousted by challenger Bert Reeves, a Marietta attorney, during T...
03:13 AM, Wednesday, May 21
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Harris to challenge Stedman in runoff for judgeship
MARIETTA — A July 22 runoff election for a Cobb Superior Court judgeship will pit a prosecutor backed by the District...
03:09 AM, Wednesday, May 21
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Chastain, Sweeney punch tickets to BoE
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Glitches force delays with Cobb primary election results
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12:14 AM, Wednesday, May 21
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