Surplus state funds an unexpected gift to local ch...
by Meris Lutz
10:43 PM, Friday, February 12
MARIETTA — Local organizations working on issues such as housing, health services and education received an unexpected bonus this year after the Georgia Department of Human Services awarded Cobb $113,000 in additional funding. The Community Servic...

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Three Cobb students nominated for military service academies
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Drug court broadens treatment options
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