Cobb stores gear up for tax-free weekend
by Emily Boorstein
04:00 AM, Friday, August 01
MARIETTA — Georgia’s sales tax-free holiday starts today and local retail representatives are comparing the weekend to Black Friday. “It is right up there with the busiest holiday weekend,” said Shelly Weidner, spokeswoman for Town Center at Cobb ...

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