Surplus state funds an unexpected gift to local ch...
by Meris Lutz
10:43 PM, Friday, February 12
MARIETTA — Local organizations working on issues such as housing, health services and education received an unexpected bonus this year after the Georgia Department of Human Services awarded Cobb $113,000 in additional funding. The Community Servic...

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Marietta Police Department apprehends Ohio murder suspect
MARIETTA — Marietta Police took a murder suspect wanted in the state of Ohio into custody Thursday following a stakeo...
10:22 PM, Friday, February 05
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Marietta Police to host Citizen Police Academy
The Marietta Police Department will host its annual 10-week Citizen Police Academy program beginning March 24. Applic...
10:20 PM, Friday, February 05
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Harris case schedule remains intact after Friday hearing
Attorneys to return to courtroom Feb. 22, 23; trial still set for April
10:19 PM, Friday, February 05
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Acworth police patrol officers to get body cameras by summer
Every Acworth Police Department patrol officer is expected to be outfitted with a body camera by this summer after th...
10:17 PM, Friday, February 05
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Beloved pastor ‘Doc’ Frady dies at 81
MARIETTA — Rev. Marvin “Doc” Frady, a pastor at Clarkdale Baptist Church in Austell known for his devotion to his fam...
10:16 PM, Friday, February 05
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Cobb District Attorney looks to hire more victim advocates
MARIETTA — The district attorney’s office is looking to strengthen the county’s services to victims of sexual assault...
10:15 PM, Friday, February 05
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Mayor: Commercial growth is good: Tommy Allegood delivers ...
MARIETTA — Acworth’s mayor said strategic decisions made in the early 2000s and key partnerships with government, bus...
10:41 PM, Thursday, February 04
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Linear park nearing completion just off the Silver Comet T...
POWDER SPRINGS — A linear park located on city property just off of the Silver Comet Trail on Richard Sailors Parkway...
10:36 PM, Thursday, February 04
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Harris case back in court today: Attorneys, judge to discu...
MARIETTA — The Justin Ross Harris case is due back in court this morning for a “status hearing,” during which Cobb Su...
10:32 PM, Thursday, February 04
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Parks department to streamline process: Citizens to have t...
MARIETTA — The Parks and Recreation Department is hoping to streamline the process by which citizens can submit prope...
10:30 PM, Thursday, February 04
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Two rapes, robberies earn man two life sentences
A Marietta man convicted of raping and robbing two women in separate attacks has been given two consecutive life sent...
10:28 PM, Thursday, February 04
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2 arrested in Acworth on burglary charges
Two men were arrested and charged with burglary and possession after they were caught attempting to steal copper wire...
10:26 PM, Thursday, February 04
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Police seek help to identify woman
Cobb police seek the public’s help in identifying a person of interest related to an aggravated assault and armed rob...
10:24 PM, Thursday, February 04
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Representative pushes to ‘ban the box’
A state representative is taking a page out of the governor’s book by asking local governments and private enterprise...
10:20 PM, Thursday, February 04
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Free HIV testing at Public Health Center today
In support of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Cobb & Douglas Public Health will host a free HIV/AIDS testing a...
10:18 PM, Thursday, February 04
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