Chatterbox: Cobb ranks high on healthiest counties...
by MDJ staff
04:00 AM, Monday, March 30
Cobb was named the fourth healthiest county in the state, according to a study done by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a national philanthropy dedicated to health. In the 2015 rankings, Cobb was behind No. 1 Forsyth, No. 2 Gwinnett and No. 3 F...

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Principle Position: New principals coming to two Cobb Coun...
Two high schools in the Cobb County School District will soon have new principals. But although the principals will b...
04:00 AM, Monday, March 30
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Sounding board: Locals on Marietta Square share thoughts o...
MARIETTA — The Georgia Legislature could enact a religious freedom bill similar to the one passed in Indiana last wee...
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Canton man draws up panda insurance for Zoo Atlanta
Fans of the famous Zoo Atlanta pandas can thank a Canton man for writing an insurance policy to ensure the loveable a...
04:00 AM, Sunday, March 29
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Ball Ground man found guilty on 24 animal cruelty charges
A local man was found guilty on a total of 58 counts this month, about half of which were for animal cruelty, and sen...
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Braves want green stadium: Team is looking to irrigation, ...
The Braves are working to increase sustainability at their new ballpark in Cobb County, using new technology and gree...
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Man pleads not guilty in December kidnapping case
A Roswell man pleaded not guilty this month on kidnapping charges after an Acworth woman and her daughter were taken ...
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Fans turn out for Black and Gold game
KENNESAW — “Ladies and gentleman, welcome to Fifth Third Bank Stadium!” The Kennesaw State University Owls football t...
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March enrollment count down from October for Cobb, Mariett...
MARIETTA — The enrollment numbers for Cobb and Marietta schools took a slight dip in March compared to October, but o...
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Majority of Marietta city council favors term limit refere...
MARIETTA — After nearly a month-long debate among city officials, residents of Marietta may have a chance to voice th...
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Voters set to decide on a plan for failing schools
MARIETTA — Cobb’s lawmakers mostly supported a bill that would establish a statewide school district for failing scho...
04:00 AM, Sunday, March 29
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Remembering the Square of yesteryear
Some of Marietta’s most recognizable names — Goldstein, Walker, Dunaway, Cox, Leiter, Coppedge and Galt — gathered at...
04:01 AM, Saturday, March 28
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Woman of The Year: Top honor goes to Chattahoochee Tech di...
The YWCA of Northwest Georgia named Betty Ann Cook, community engagement executive director of Chattahoochee Technica...
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Lockheed agrees to $2 million resolution with government
ATLANTA — Lockheed Martin Corporation has agreed to a $2 million settlement over allegations it overbilled the govern...
04:00 AM, Saturday, March 28
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Report: Mom suffocated children before suicide
AUSTELL — An Austell woman murdered her three children by suffocating them with plastic bags and duct tape before com...
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Family grateful for medical cannabis bill: ‘The Senate cam...
With a medical cannabis bill passing through congress this week, relief could soon be on the way to some local famili...
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