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Police search puts 2 schools on lockdown
Two Acworth elementary schools were put on lockdown for about an hour Tuesday morning while police searched for a sus...
11:33 PM, Tuesday, December 17
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Former Lockheed CEO dies at 90
Kitchen remembered as steady hand during trying times for plant
04:24 PM, Tuesday, December 17
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Cobb Tax Commissioner announces retirement
Cobb Tax Commissioner Gail Downing announced she is retiring effective Dec. 31 to spend more time with her family.
04:15 PM, Tuesday, December 17
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Smyrna extends tax break for Belmont Hills
A vacant lot that once featured Cobb’s premier shopping district could finally be getting new life after sitting stag...
12:13 AM, Tuesday, December 17
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Marietta City Schools facing controversial turf choice at ...
The Marietta school board is in the process of designing renovations to the historic Northcutt Stadium, and one big d...
12:11 AM, Tuesday, December 17
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Rep. Carson tries again for split penny sales tax
State Rep. John Carson hopes to overcome opposition in the coming session to his bill that would allow local governme...
12:01 AM, Tuesday, December 17
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Man charged in ‘drive-by’ shooting incident
“The projectile did strike the vehicle of the victim as he was exiting his vehicle,” according to the arrest warrant ...
11:45 PM, Monday, December 16
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Store operator charged with gambling
On Nov. 19, agents with the Marietta/Cobb/Smyrna organized crime unit entered the 5 Points Food Store, 1649 Roswell S...
11:44 PM, Monday, December 16
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Police: Austell woman sliced face of victim with set of keys
An Austell woman has been charged with aggravated battery with intent to disfigure after police say she carved up the...
11:43 PM, Monday, December 16
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School board files protest against tax breaks for John Wil...
Development bonds enabling hefty tax breaks for a planned $103 million development near the new Braves stadium will f...
04:09 PM, Monday, December 16
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Senator questions legality of Cobb tax incentives
State Sen. Lindsey Tippins wants to know if the Georgia Constitution allows a county agency to give tax breaks to dev...
03:49 PM, Monday, December 16
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Vote on stalled Smyrna project tonight
A tax allocation district subsidy for a development project stalled since at least 2008 is up for renewal by the Smyr...
11:11 PM, Sunday, December 15
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Parent group aims for awareness about school funds
Meghan Ritchie said she was shocked when she discovered one of the state’s top school systems was financially unstabl...
11:01 PM, Sunday, December 15
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Police: Intoxicated man faces charges after being hit by car
A Marietta man faces charges of pedestrian under the influence, pedestrian darting out into traffic and failure to ob...
10:56 PM, Sunday, December 15
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Forum set for concerns over developer tax break
Cobb’s legislative delegation is ready to listen to school officials’ concerns about the bevy of tax breaks being off...
11:56 PM, Saturday, December 14
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