Marietta Middle lockdown lifted, student with knif...
by Hilary Butschek
02:30 PM, Monday, September 15
A report of a student stabbed at Marietta Middle School put the school on lockdown for one hour this afternoon, but Marietta police officers found no one injured.

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IRS: Marietta must provide benefits to same-sex couples
Even though Georgia doesn’t allow gay marriage, the city of Marietta will be forced by the federal government to reco...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, August 26
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KSU to have ‘Year of the Arabian Peninsula’
As part of Kennesaw State University’s Year of the Arabian Peninsula, the 31st annual study of a country or region of...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, August 26
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Appeals filed against $397M in bonds for Braves stadium
The issuance of up to $397 million worth of bonds to finance the new Atlanta Braves stadium has been appealed to the ...
04:00 AM, Tuesday, August 26
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Smyrna man sentenced in $5 million tax fraud
Federal prosecutors say a Smyrna man has been sentenced to 20 years in an identity theft and tax fraud scheme.
03:40 PM, Monday, August 25
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Hearing set in Florida loud music death case
UPDATE: Jurors deadlocked in February on whether Michael Dunn was guilty of killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis of Marie...
12:35 PM, Monday, August 25
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Bloomin’ miracle: Cactus sprouts 40 rare flowers
Robert Marisay, a retiree from east Cobb, said he’s not a gardener. That’s why he was surprised when his night-bloomi...
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Cobb County's 7.2% jobless rate is one of lowest in metro ...
MARIETTA — While Georgia has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation, Cobb’s jobless numbers are relative...
04:00 AM, Monday, August 25
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Preserving the past
Seven Springs Museum to have new home at Bodiford House
04:00 AM, Monday, August 25
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Acworth-based Primrose Schools poised to open 300th U.S. l...
President, local franchise owner laud unique curriculum
04:00 AM, Monday, August 25
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Judge transfers motion to recuse in appeals
The judge who presided over the felony trial of a former Cherokee School Board member, her husband and a political as...
12:35 AM, Monday, August 25
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Fulton Court to hear ballot case
Libertarian Jeff Amason will be in Fulton County Superior Court on Monday, as the court hears his case for ballot acc...
12:27 AM, Monday, August 25
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State Fair: Sept. 18 opening to see old, new sights
The 82nd Annual North Georgia State Fair kicks off its 11-day run at Jim R. Miller Park Sept. 18 with new attractions...
04:00 AM, Sunday, August 24
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Bird enthusiasts observe hummingbird banding
KENNESAW — Hundreds of bird lovers were aflutter Saturday morning at the Smith-Gilbert Gardens in Kennesaw to get an ...
04:00 AM, Sunday, August 24
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Takin’ a soakin’ for a very good cause
MARIETTA — From principals and police officers to former presidents and pop stars, people around Cobb and the country...
04:00 AM, Sunday, August 24
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Cobb County population on the rise
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