Cobb, Marietta school leaders on board with state'...
by Philip Clements
04:00 AM, Monday, March 02
MARIETTA — Education leaders in Cobb and Marietta say they support a bill that would set a statewide goal to have all instructional material available in digital format in five years — as long as it isn’t an unfunded mandate. Senate Bill 89, deeme...

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Austell mayor proposes to pay employees $5 for hour of exe...
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Majority of Cobb reps. favor cannabis oil bill
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Cobb police investigating apparent homicide in Mableton
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04:07 PM, Thursday, February 26
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BoC hires chief medical examiner:Unanimous vote approves G...
MARIETTA — The Board of Commissioners signed off on hiring Christopher Gulledge as the county’s chief medical examine...
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Chatterbox: All Cobb high schools named as AP honors
All 16 high schools in Cobb were named Georgia Advanced Placement Honor Schools for 2015 by the state Department of E...
04:00 AM, Thursday, February 26
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Police searching for suspected taxi cab killer
Police are still searching for a man they believe shot and killed the son of a taxi driver on Franklin Road on Feb. 1...
06:17 PM, Wednesday, February 25
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MUST Ministries, others shelter about 60 homeless
MARIETTA — When the temperature dips below freezing, many local organizations open their doors to help shelter the ho...
06:09 PM, Wednesday, February 25
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Cobb schools use last ‘free’ snow day
MARIETTA — When Cobb Superintendent Chris Ragsdale made the call to cancel school for Wednesday, it was the final “fr...
06:05 PM, Wednesday, February 25
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Metal Against Cancer is set for 120 Tavern on Saturday
The Third Annual Metal Against Cancer Health Benefit Show will be Saturday at 6 p.m. at the 120 Tavern & Music Hall, ...
05:46 PM, Wednesday, February 25
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Cobb library system launches IndieFlix Streaming service
IndieFlix, a leading independent online film streaming service, is now available for Cobb County Public Library Syste...
05:41 PM, Wednesday, February 25
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Locations to host American Red Cross blood drives
The American Red Cross will have the following blood drives in Cobb County in March. ♦ March 1, 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m...
04:38 PM, Wednesday, February 25
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Cobb under winter storm warning until 10 a.m. Thursday
MARIETTA — The National Weather Service is calling for the biggest storm seen in Cobb since the snowstorm in January ...
12:29 PM, Wednesday, February 25
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Winter weather updates
Update: Cobb and Marietta schools cancel school for Thursday.
09:39 AM, Wednesday, February 25
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‘American Pickers’ to visit county
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