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Longtime Town Center CID employees set to retire
Marietta — Two longtime employees of the Town Center Area Community Improvement District announced this week they will retire together at the end of the year. Lanie Shipp and Mary Lou Stephens, the...
November 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb commissioners seek comment prior to hiring of bridge designer
MARIETTA — The Cobb Board of Commissioners are seeking a firm to design a pedestrian bridge to connect the Cobb Galleria area to the site of the new Braves stadium, but first it wants to hear from ...
November 27, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County public figures reflect on holiday blessings
Thanksgiving is a time for family, food and football. The MDJ polled several Cobb County public figures and officials about what they were thankful for and what their plans were, and received a var...
November 27, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupid fights for transparency to allocate money to area charities
MARIETTA — Commissioner Lisa Cupid put up an argument in opposition of a proposal to give unspent federal money to MUST Ministries. The Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday, with Cupid opposed,...
November 27, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta to take final steps to close out Section 8 housing program
The Marietta City Council is scheduled to vote Dec. 10 on approving the last bit of federal money in the city’s Section 8 housing program account. The Economic/Community Development Committee chair...
November 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: Sen. Chambliss: Tighter sanctions needed for Iran
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia), on Monday said the extension of the deadline to come to an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program “further illustrates Iran’s lack of good faith” in these negoti...
November 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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One year later, a timeline of events in the Cobb County Braves stadium deal
July 2013: State Rep. Earl Ehrhart (R-Powder Springs) arranges a meeting at the Marietta Country Club between county Board of Commissioners Chairman Tim Lee and Mike Plant, Braves executive vice pr...
November 26, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Life sentence upheld for Cobb man
MARIETTA — The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the decision to sentence a Cobb man to life in prison for murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault and other charges Monday. Jeffrey Wright, 26, was con...
November 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: Former Hillgrove player up for John Mackey award
Evan Engram, Powder Springs native and Hillgrove High School alumnus, has been named one of eight semifinalists for the 2014 John Mackey award, which recognizes the most outstanding collegiate tigh...
November 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Always be there’: MUST Ministries feeds the hungry, helps the needy
MARIETTA — MUST Ministries’ Loaves and Fishes Kitchen off Cobb Parkway on Thursday fed 165 people and handed out about 100 to-go trays in an effort to make sure all Cobb citizens had a good Thanksg...
November 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Life University opening chiropractic, health care clinic for low-income residents
MARIETTA — Life University plans to open a new chiropractic and health care clinic for low-income residents next month in east Marietta. The new location, at 1323 Roswell Road, is right off Interst...
November 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: Town Center Mall will open at 6 p.m. tonight
Chatter: Holiday light show at Life University kicks off tonight, runs until Dec. 31
November 27, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County streetlight fee going up by 50¢
Cobb Commissioner Ott reverses his position, votes to approve rate hike
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Officials agree Ferguson grand jury case tough decision
Cobb DA Reynolds says county would be prepared to handle similar situation
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Former South Cobb student named ’15 Rhodes scholar
MARIETTA – South Cobb High School graduate Ridwan Hassen said he doesn’t feel special, even after being named a Rhodes scholar. The Rhodes scholarship is among the oldest and most well-known academ...
November 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock cloggers to take part in parade
Nearly two dozen cloggers from Woodstock will travel to Pennsylvania this week to perform in one of the oldest Thanksgiving Day parades in the country.
November 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nutrition petition: Powder Springs mayor helps Hillgrove student rally against food restrictions
It all started with honey mustard. Earlier this school year, Hillgrove High School senior Catherine Jones ordered some chicken nuggets for lunch. When she asked for some honey mustard to go with th...
November 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County Chairman Lee, Commissioner Cupid clash at board meeting
MARIETTA — County Chairman Tim Lee and Commissioner Lisa Cupid clashed over an agenda item pertaining to the county’s unspent funds during Tuesday’s board meeting. The agenda item would have author...
November 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mosque misgivings: Kennesaw residents voice concern over prayer center
KENNESAW — About 40 residents filled City Hall to voice their concerns about what a proposed Islamic worship center could bring to Kennesaw. The City Council is set to vote Dec. 1 on whether to all...
November 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 22 22 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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