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Sen. Isakson discusses Dobbins, Iran, veterans
MARIETTA — U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, expressed confidence Friday that Dobbins Air Reserve Base is “well positioned” to survive any future cuts to military spending, after the base escape...
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Reed House lecture coming to Smyrna Library Sept. 13
The Friends of Smyrna Library will host local historian Mike Terry for the “Raymond Reed and Reed House” lecture at the Smyrna Library on Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. The lecture is on the history of the Ree...
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Marietta looks to release MRC from debt
MARIETTA — City Council members on Thursday expressed support for releasing the Marietta Redevelopment Corporation from $2.1 million it owes the city for the sake of a long-awaited million dollar l...
September 04, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland-based Gas South extends Natural Gas Alliance program to Hapeville
Cumberland-based Gas South is partnering with the city of Hapeville to provide discounted natural gas rates to people who live and work in the city. The partnership offers a discount on all standar...
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Body found in Canton house fire
UPDATE: Fire crews found a body at the scene of a house fire Wednesday, sparking a joint investigation between Canton Police and the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office.
September 03, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves bonds a step closer to being issued
CUMBERLAND — The bonds to help finance the construction of SunTrust Park are one step closer to being issued after the governmental body that will issue the bonds and own the stadium approved the f...
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READY FOR FLIGHT: Owls to play first game tonight in Tennessee
When Kennesaw State and East Tennessee State signed the papers to set up the program’s inaugural football game, there were 656 days on the countdown clock. Tonight, that clock reaches zero when the...
September 03, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acworth board eyes park expansion, police equipment
ACWORTH — The Acworth Board of Aldermen is considering approving $400,000 worth of equipment upgrades for the city’s police department and is also moving forward in expanding one of the city’s most...
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GDOT to help fund 11 road projects near SunTrust Park
MARIETTA — The state of Georgia has agreed to provide about $42 million to Cobb County to help fund 11 transportation projects with a total estimated cost of about $68 million, many of which are ne...
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Labor Day weekend festivities to look for
MARIETTA — Despite scattered showers and thunderstorms projected for today and Sunday, Labor Day weekend offers plenty of opportunities to get out and spend quality time with family and friends. ♦ ...
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Road improvements pave way for new FedEx facility
SOUTH COBB — The county has approved a $2.3 million road project on Factory Shoals Road in south Cobb to help pave the way for a new 307,000-square-foot FedEx facility in the area. The project is m...
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Killing outside Kennesaw nightclub nets life plus 25 years
An Atlanta man was sentenced to life plus 25 years for shooting at a car and killing a young man he did not even know, according to Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces.
September 04, 2015 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee school superintendent retiring in February
Cherokee County School Superintendent Dr. Frank Petruzielo announced at Thursday’s school board meeting that he will retire Feb. 1, 2016, more than seven months prior to the expiration of his emplo...
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Cobb County, Marietta SAT scores improve
MARIETTA — The average SAT score for students at the Cobb School District’s 16 high schools increased by one point over last year, while the average score at Marietta High School increased by 21 po...
September 04, 2015 12:51 AM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor may call off Acworth elections
MARIETTA — The city of Acworth is preparing to cancel municipal elections for the third time since 2009 after no one stepped up to challenge three incumbent candidates for City Council. Write-in ca...
September 04, 2015 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Cross is seeking blood or platelet donations this weekend
The American Red Cross is urging eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday. In early August, the Red Cross...
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Marietta Fire Department awarded Class 1 designation
MARIETTA — Officials crowded the city’s fire department on Haynes Street Thursday afternoon to congratulate the Marietta Fire Department for being awarded a rare achievement from the Insurance Serv...
September 03, 2015 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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GSP working multiple vehicle accident at I-75 and S. Marietta Pkwy
The Marietta Police Department announced that the Georgia State Patrol is working a multiple vehicle accident on southbound I-75 at South Marietta Parkway. At the moment, there is only one lane ope...
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Six Flags and White Water get new attractions next year
MARIETTA — Six Flags Over Georgia will introduce two new themed family areas next season featuring 12 attractions, and Six Flags White Water will open next season with a new 60-foot, six-person rac...
September 03, 2015 05:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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