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Infrastructure improvements coming to east Cobb
by Ricky Leroux and Sarah Westwood
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — About a billion dollars’ worth of infrastructure improvements are coming to east Cobb over the next two to three years, according to Commissioner Bob Ott, who represents the area. Ott al...
Cobb Police investigating a fatal Austell crash involving dump truck
by Emily Boorstein
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTELL — Cobb police are investigating a fatal crash involving a dump truck in Austell. According to investigators, the driver of a red 2006 Mack CV700 dump truck failed to maintain his lane while...
Bob for Cobb ... but not that Bob
by Joe Kirby, Otis A. Brumby III and Lee B. Garrett, - Around Town Columnists
Jul 26, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
THE BALKY ELEVATOR at the Strand Theatre caused Bob Barr’s Election Night party to have be moved to the old Theatre on the Square Tuesday evening — but that episode was emblematic of his campaign a...
Cobb’s sheriff named best in Georgia
by Sarah Westwood
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — Cobb County Sheriff Neil Warren was named the state’s Sheriff of the Year by 158 of his peers Thursday during a conference at Lake Lanier. Warren, who has served as the county’s elected ...
Railroad Rendezvous set for today at Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
by Damon Poirier
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, 2829 Cherokee Street in Kennesaw, will have the second annual Railroad Rendezvous, a family-friendly event featuring a range of indoor and o...
Making walking safer: New sidewalks on Ebenezer Road to improve connectivity near elementary school
by Sarah Westwood
Jul 26, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — Students who walk to class at Addison Elementary School in Marietta will soon have a safer commute thanks to SPLOST-funded sidewalks. Commissioners voted this week to approve a $1.1 mill...
Mobile app made for anniversary of Battle of Atlanta
by The Associated Press
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
ATLANTA — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University’s Center for Digital Scholarship have releas...
What’s In That Lunch Away at West Cobb Senior Center
by Damon Poirier
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The West Cobb Senior Center, 4915 Dallas Highway in Powder Springs, will have What’s In That Lunch Away for seniors, ages 55 and up, from 11 a.m. to noon on Monday. This interactive program, presen...
Memory, aging class at West Cobb Regional Library
by Damon Poirier
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane in Kennesaw, will have Memory and Aging on Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. Learn about normal aging, signs and symptoms of dementia and ways one can im...
Emory-Adventist Hospital to hold seminar on hospice
by Damon Poirier
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna, 3949 South Cobb Drive in Smyrna, will have The Truth About Hospice, a free community seminar, on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Jocelyn Kent, RN, BSN, will share the facts an...
Logan Farm Park set for expansion
by Sarah Westwood
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
ACWORTH — The hundred-plus acre park sitting in the heart of downtown Acworth is about to get a little bigger thanks to an expansion slated for next year. The Board of Aldermen agreed to pay $160,0...
Ex-Cherokee leaders to remain out of jail, required to pay bonds
by Michelle Babcock
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
CANTON — Three former political leaders will be allowed to stay out of jail as their appeals move through the court system, a judge decided Friday morning. Former School Board member Kelly Trim, po...
Keeping the covenant: Marietta church celebrates 50th anniversary with car show, auction
by Emily Boorstein
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — The pastor of a Marietta church observing its 50th anniversary says her congregation is already looking ahead to its next half century. “We are looking to the next 50 years and beyond,” ...
Atlanta demonstrators rally over Gaza
by Associated Press Wire
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags. Atlanta Police estimated about 500 people participat...
Old story, new twists in third Gaza war
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
CAIRO — The third Gaza war is playing out much like the first one more than five years ago: The harrowing civilian toll in Gaza is now at the center of the discourse, eclipsing the rocket attacks b...
RILEY, Dorothy Grace
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Mrs. Dorothy “Gbot” Grace Riley, 84 of Marietta, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Dorothy was born in Dedham, MA and moved to Georgia in 1963. She worked at Kennestone Hospital for many year...
PITTS, Glen Lloyd
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Mr. Glen Lloyd Pitts, age 79, of Kennesaw, passed away July 25, 2014. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Kennesaw and was retired from Lockheed with 24 years of service. He loved to play br...
ROSS, Telma Grover
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ROSS, Telma Grover, 84, of Roswell, passed away on July 18, 2014. Memorial Service: Saturday, July 26, 2PM at Kingswood United Methodist Church.
JENNINGS, Betty A.
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JENNINGS, Betty A., 80, of Kennesaw, died Friday, July 25, 2014. Funeral service: 4 PM, Monday at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home.
BURNETTE, Matthew Scott
Jul 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BURNETTE, Matthew Scott, 37, of Acworth, passed away July 22, 2014. Memorial service: Wednesday, July 30 at 3 PM from the Chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home.
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