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Enrollment up in Cobb, Marietta school districts
School systems count how many students they have twice a year, once in October and once in March. Student counts serve as a loose measure of overall population growth, but are critical in that stat...
April 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Atlanta man kicked out police car window
Marietta Police say an Atlanta man kicked out the rear passenger side window of a patrol car after they arrested him on charges of stealing foot spray from a Wal-Mart.
April 18, 2014 01:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board of Regents approves new mission for consolidated KSU
New academic structure calls for 13 colleges
April 18, 2014 01:02 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Husband charged with feticide after Smyrna wreck kills his unborn baby
Laquadre Vontez Walker remains in the Cobb jail without bond on several felony charges, including feticide by vehicle and insurance fraud after police say he caused a wreck at South Cobb Drive and ...
April 17, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donations, game sales raise $10,000 for former Walton soccer player
24-year-old recovering after she was struck by a drunk driver on Halloween last year
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Area couple battles elementary school over CRCT testing
Marietta parents told children trespassing if 2 didn’t take exam
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Pedestrian killed after being hit on Cobb Parkway on Wednesday
A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning on Cobb Parkway. The 45-year-old man, whose name has not yet been released, died at the scene after apparently being hit by...
April 17, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Cobb runner to race in Boston Marathon
Slade Casey, 45, hopes to complete the 26 miles of winding roads and city streets in 3 hours and 15 minutes, or 7.5 minutes for every single mile. “There are not too many people that run the same s...
April 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chair: Sweeney and Promethean link is ‘conflict of interest’ with BoE
MARIETTA — Cobb Board of Education members Kathleen Angelucci and Randy Scamihorn said Tuesday they want more information about fellow board member Scott Sweeney’s involvement with Promethean Ltd. ...
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Marietta suspect in March shooting arrested
MARIETTA — A man accused in an apartment complex killing has been arrested in Miami after allegedly fleeing from police. Damion Wright, 26, of Marietta was shot dead on March 27 in the parking lot ...
April 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Billboard bickering: Kennesaw council still debating electronic edifice
A contentious decision to annex a hotel property into the city limits a year ago still has Kennesaw’s City Council debating if a digital billboard should be erected at the site along Cobb Parkway.
April 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb residents walk to show support for immigrants
A group of 200 to 300 Cobb residents trekked 8 miles from Smyrna to downtown Marietta to show solidarity between American citizens and immigrants from around the world.
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Man finds skeletal remains
A person searching for scrap metal discovered the remains of a badly decomposed body near a Cobb County subdivision Wednesday night, but police say foul play is not suspected.
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Police: Three Austell residents hid suspected felon
Three Austell residents were arrested last week after a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy said they hindered the apprehension of a suspected felon.
April 18, 2014 01:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Austell woman punched U.S. Marshal multiple times
An Austell woman was arrested outside of her apartment complex after a U.S. Marshal said she punched him in the chest three times.
April 18, 2014 01:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee Historical Society admits defeat; Bell’s Store will be torn down
The Cherokee County Historical Society admitted defeat this week on attempts to save the historic Bell’s Store from a developer’s plans to tear it down to build a gas station.
April 18, 2014 01:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missing Ball Ground teen
The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 15-year-old runaway from Ball Ground, who may or may not still be in Cherokee.
April 17, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local bank aims to collect food donations to feed 5,300 families
Fifth Third Bank announced Wednesday it is going to bat with three Georgia baseball teams — the Augusta Green-Jackets, the Gwinnett Braves and the Kennesaw State University Owls — to launch a commu...
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East Cobb Civic Association’s new president has big plans
An association that has shaped east Cobb for more than 30 years says the group’s future advisory role is more about the details of small projects, not broad changes to the well-established area. St...
April 17, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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