Kennesaw State University economics professor says...
by Philip Clements
04:00 AM, Thursday, March 05
AUSTELL — A local economics professor gave some good news to a group of south Cobb business leaders, saying low oil prices and a recovering housing market are both indications of strong economic growth in the county. Roger Tutterow from Kennesaw S...

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Cobb Planning Commission OKs 60 more homes in senior livin...
POWDER SPRINGS — A senior living development near Powder Springs may be expanding soon after the Cobb Planning Commis...
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Police: Stranger told girl to come to his car
AUSTELL — The Cobb Police Department’s Crimes Against Children Unit is asking for help in identifying a man it says w...
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Austell targeting flood-damaged homes
AUSTELL — Mayor Joe Jerkins said the city is close to completing its plan to acquire homes damaged by the 2009 flood....
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Top Dog: What breed should be the state pooch?
KENNESAW - State Rep. Joe Wilkinson (R-Atlanta) announced Wednesday he is introducing a bill that would designate the...
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WellStar CEO talks future, Emory merger
ATLANTA — WellStar Health System’s CEO updated state lawmakers on the possible merger between his company and Emory H...
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Chatterbox: MDJ staff weighs in on choosing state dog
A quick poll of the MDJ newsroom revealed deep divides on which dog breed best represents the state of Georgia. The s...
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Man arrested in gang-related beating
A Blue Ridge man was arrested by Cobb Sheriff’s deputies Feb. 14 after they say he beat a man earlier in the month. J...
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Townhomes denied for Smyrna lot
MARIETTA — The Planning Commission denied a developer’s request Tuesday to rezone a property near Smyrna to allow 18 ...
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Suspect arrested in deadly Franklin Road taxi shooting
MARIETTA — Police arrested a man Monday they believe shot and killed the son of a taxi driver during a February shoot...
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Cobb lawmakers share Israeli PM Netanyahu's security worries
MARIETTA — Cobb’s representatives in Washington said they stand with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sh...
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Chatterbox: Blue? Gold? MDJ staffers ad- dress garment’s hues
As the dress seen ’round the world made its way through the MDJ office last week, our Chief Chatterbox decided to do ...
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Isakson Living plans go to Board of Commissioners after re...
MARIETTA — A controversial senior living development planned for east Cobb is moving forward with some modifications ...
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Groom sentenced: Man pleads guilty in wreck that killed br...
CANTON — The courtroom was somber and crowded Tuesday afternoon as Ryan Quinton pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide ...
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Development Authority of Cobb County OKs Home Depot tax br...
MARIETTA — The Development Authority of Cobb County voted unanimously Tuesday to approve tax breaks for The Home Depo...
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Father and son convicted of robbing east Cobb widow of mil...
MARIETTA — A Gainesville father and son face 40 years in prison for stealing millions of dollars from an east Cobb wi...
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