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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State Rep. aims to investigate how campus rape is handled
MARIETTA — A Cobb lawmaker wants to conduct hearings on how colleges and universities handle rape cases, saying there...
12:00 AM, Friday, May 22
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Chatterbox: Commuters rejoice: School’s out for summer
Yellow school buses will be noticeably absent after today, now that summer break is officially underway for most scho...
12:00 AM, Friday, May 22
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Vietnam vets to reunite: Group to honor fallen member duri...
MARIETTA — A group of Army veterans who served together in the Vietnam War will gather this weekend to commemorate a ...
12:00 AM, Friday, May 22
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BoC set to vote on maximum price of SunTrust Park
The Cobb Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote on approving a final “Guaranteed Maximum Price” of SunTrust Park...
04:11 PM, Thursday, May 21
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Sexual assault reported on KSU campus
Kennesaw State University police said they have received a report of a sexual assault taking place Tuesday in a parki...
01:38 PM, Thursday, May 21
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Cobb homeowners face deadline to appeal property values
MARIETTA — Cobb homeowners were mailed notices of their homes’ assessed value this month, and time is running out for...
12:38 AM, Thursday, May 21
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Movie production company mulls move to Austell
AUSTELL — A North Carolina-based movie production company is considering relocating to Austell, the city’s mayor said...
12:35 AM, Thursday, May 21
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Austell day care closes for state investigation
ATLANTA — An Austell day care center will be closed for up to three weeks after a judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a...
12:32 AM, Thursday, May 21
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Police: Man accused of public indecency in Acworth Wal-Mart
ACWORTH — Police are searching for a man accused of public indecency in an Acworth Wal-Mart on May 12. At about 7:40 ...
12:11 AM, Thursday, May 21
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Fallen tree backs up traffic on South Cobb Drive
MARIETTA — A tree fell Wednesday morning on South Cobb Drive near the intersection of Cobb Parkway, hitting three car...
12:10 AM, Thursday, May 21
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West Side Elementary gets new principal
MARIETTA — The Marietta school board has appointed Daniel McGuire as the new principal for West Side Elementary Schoo...
12:09 AM, Thursday, May 21
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KSU names president’s faculty assistant
KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University President Dan Papp has named Jon Preston to serve as faculty executive assistant...
12:07 AM, Thursday, May 21
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Marching band, sports could count as P.E.
MARIETTA — The Marietta school board is considering changing its graduation requirements. On Tuesday, by a 7-0 vote, ...
12:07 AM, Thursday, May 21
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Marietta man who shot at police in jail
A Marietta man who was hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with police is now in jail, according to jail records. B...
12:06 AM, Thursday, May 21
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Chattahoochee Technical College offering free CPR classes
MARIETTA — Chattahoochee Technical College and its American Heart Association Training Center will offer free CPR cla...
12:05 AM, Thursday, May 21
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