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Pope says Christians should unite: Francis says faithful should put aside divisions amid persecution
Pope Francis appealed on Friday to faithful from all Christian churches to put divisions aside and concentrate on what unites them amid the persecution and slaying of Christians in parts of the wor...
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Career Ministry plans program
Career Transition Ministry will conduct a session with Stephanie Meyer of Chattahoochee Tech about programs and opportunities to further attendees’ careers on July 20 at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyte...
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Mt. Bethel adds pre-k program
One year after adding a second East Cobb campus to house its new high school program, Mt. Bethel Christian Academy is growing again with the addition of a prekindergarten program for young fives. “...
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Author releases ‘God’s Creation’
Local author Lotonia Askew has recently released her newest book “God’s Creation.” In “God’s Creation,” the author reaches to those who wonder about God’s unique design of how the world came into e...
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Campus News
Check out the accomplishments of local students in college.
July 03, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Meals on Wheels in need of volunteers
Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors who are waiting for this needed service. Cobb Senior Services is in need of drivers in Mableton, Marietta and Smyrna. Tho...
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Celebration on Square to include music, fireworks, more
The parade begins at 10 a.m. at Roswell Street Baptist Church in Marietta and travels west on Roswell Street, north on East Park Square past Glover Park and the Square, down Cherokee Street and end...
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USPS to offer Elvis Presley greatest hits CD with stamp
UPDATE: The U.S. Postal Service is offering an Elvis Presley greatest hits CD to go along with a new commemorative stamp.
July 02, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Full steam ahead: Southern Museum schedules train extravaganza on July 18
The third annual Railroad Rendezvous will steam into the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw on July 18. This family friendly event, sponsored by Dixie Precast, celebrat...
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Marietta native learns the ropes at newsy.com
On May 14, 2014, Life & Style reported on Lexie Hammesfahr, the Marietta resident who graduated from Southern Methodist University. After graduation, she headed to Los Angeles to pursue a career as...
July 05, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Consignment sale in August
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church will have a fall/winter consignment and baked goods sale on Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. There will also be a bake sale on Aug. ...
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Family Promise dedicates house
Family Promise of Cobb County and Kirkwood Presbyterian Church USA dedicated the Kirkwood Promise House, which will serve as transitional housing for a family who was once homeless, on May 31. “God...
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On 4th, we should also thank God for His blessings
Q: I’ve come to the conclusion that our nation has become so immoral and godless that we can only expect God to judge us. It happened to nations in Old Testament times, so why not now? — J.P.R. A: ...
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Military Salute
Today's Military Salute goes out to Citadel cadets John Lintner of Marietta and Victoria Holland of Kennesaw.
July 03, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta Square will come alive for Fourth of July holiday weekend
Marietta Square Art Walk salutes the weekend of Independence Day with America’s music. Art galleries, museums, boutiques and restaurants will play host to jazz musicians and local artists from 5 to...
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Eatery earns grant from city authority: Second Plate Buffet receives $7,000
The City of Powder Springs Downtown Development Authority presented Second Plate Buffet with the 2015 Restaurant Grant on June 17. The presentation was made by Mayor Pat Vaughn and attended by city...
July 03, 2015 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heaven scent: Finding may help restore fragrance to roses
Shakespeare said a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. In fact, many kinds of roses today have little fragrance. But a new discovery might change that.
July 02, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acworth man places first in Braille contest
On June 20, Acworth resident Christopher Abel placed first in the 15th Annual Braille Challenge in Los Angeles, the only national reading and writing contest in Braille for students who are blind a...
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When everyone wins
Q: It’s fair to say that I’ve done just about everything wrong; suffered one rejection after another; and have felt pretty small most of my life. How do I even begin to break out of this? A: First ...
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