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Firm hired to help with bond issuance for Braves stadium
ATLANTA — The future owners of the new Braves stadium have hired a law firm to assist in issuing bonds to finance its construction. At its regular meeting Wednesday at the Cobb Galleria Centre, the...
July 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate Smyrna’s birthday on Saturday
Celebrate the birth of Smyrna on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the Smyrna Village Green, 200 Village Green Circle in Smyrna. The event will feature high-energy music from Waller and Banks & Sh...
July 31, 2014 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town Center to have special deals, hours
Town Center at Cobb Mall, 400 Barrett Parkway in Kennesaw, is gearing up to help local shoppers stock up on all the necessities Friday and Saturday during Georgia’s 2014 tax free holiday. Shoppers ...
July 31, 2014 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employee of Marietta business indicted on racketeering charges
MARIETTA — An employee of a Marietta business was indicted by a grand jury July 24 on charges of racketeering, theft and computer forgery. Jennifer Ann Broussard, a 39-year-old woman from Dallas, G...
July 31, 2014 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County School District releases End-of-Course Test data
Download the results and check back with the MDJ for further analysis.
July 30, 2014 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Silver Comet Trail: How safe is it?
8 years after fatal assault, another woman dragged into woods in brutal attack
July 30, 2014 11:40 PM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mercedes-Benz dealership coming to Marietta
MARIETTA — Marietta will get its first Mercedes-Benz dealership in 2015. The dealership, which will be on land owned by AutoNation, has been in the works since September 2013, said Brian Binzer, th...
July 30, 2014 09:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta City Council to consider adding land to city
MARIETTA — The City Council will consider adding 16 acres of property to its limits at tonight’s committee meetings. The council’s Judicial/Legislative Committee will discuss adding 42 properties t...
July 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smyrna eyes same-sex couple benefits
Policy would allow partners of city employees to receive health insurance coverage, bereavement
July 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 21 21 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman forced out of discussions about changes to Marietta Square
MARIETTA — Without much discussion, the City Council’s public works committee breezed through a vote allowing city employees to start planning changes to Marietta Square. The committee voted 2-0-1 ...
July 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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First Friday Art Walk this Friday in Marietta
The First Friday Art Walk, sponsored by The Branding Project — a membership organization representing merchants, arts, restaurants, entertainment and all professionals who work together to promote ...
July 31, 2014 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Powder Springs boy shot with BB gun may lose his vision
POWDER SPRINGS — A Powder Springs woman is accused of shooting a 13-year-old boy in the eye with a BB gun, and the victim is in danger of losing his sight, police say. Jassille Burroughs, 17, is ch...
July 31, 2014 12:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory-Adventist Hospital to close by Oct. 31
SMYRNA — News that Emory-Adventist Hospital will soon shut its doors forever shook the city of Smyrna when officials made the decision public Wednesday. The hospital, which sits off South Cobb Driv...
July 30, 2014 03:40 PM | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves announce poject team for $400 million mixed-use development
CUMBERLAND — The Atlanta Braves have formally announced a trio of developers that will help build its $400 million mixed-use development surrounding its new Cobb County ballpark. Atlanta-based Fuqu...
July 30, 2014 09:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Graduates, rise! Kennesaw graduates summer class of 1,163
KENNESAW — The music business program at Kennesaw State University was spotlighted during Tuesday’s commencement ceremony with a popular entertainment lawyer who has represented Michael Jackson, Ja...
July 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘This war’s over’: In Marietta, Enola Gay navigator recounts flight to drop first atomic bomb
Editor’s note: The following is a May 2012 interview Theodore “Dutch” VanKirk gave to the MDJ. VanKirk died of natural causes Monday at his home in Stone Mountain, his son said. MARIETTA — The year...
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Bill gives $6.4M for Cobb veterans affairs facility
$10B slated to allow vets to choose doctor
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All geared up! Acworth Cabela’s preps for grand opening next month
ACWORTH — Cabela’s employees were busy training and setting out merchandise Tuesday, as the new store gears up for its grand opening next month. At 100,000 square feet, when the store opens Aug. 21...
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Braves ballpark builders to hold meeting on bidding opportunities
AUSTELL — Anyone interested in an opportunity to be a part of building the new Atlanta Braves ballpark is invited to join American Builders 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. on August 11 at Riverside EpiCenter...
July 30, 2014 12:42 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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