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Marietta City Council rejects salary increase
MARIETTA — The City Council passed around the topic of raises for elected officials like a hot potato before dropping the matter Wednesday. The subject was discussed in the city’s Personnel and Ins...
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Chatterbox: BoC to have yearly retreat at Brasstown Valley Resort
The Cobb Board of Commissioners will have its yearly retreat next week at the Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris. The retreat begins at noon Wednesday and ends the afternoon of Feb. 5. The fir...
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Author Lembeck to speak at Ner Tamid
MARIETTA — Congregation Ner Tamid, 1349 Old Hwy. 41, Suite 220 in Marietta, will have Marietta author, congregation member and Theodore Roosevelt historian Harry Lembeck discuss and sign his just r...
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Sanders Elementary mourns loss of fifth-grader
AUSTELL — A Cobb elementary school mourned the loss of one of its students Wednesday. Sanders Elementary provided counseling and therapy to its children, after learning of the death of 10-year-old ...
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MRC chairman opposes mayor’s idea for trolley service parking lot
The chairman of the Marietta Redevelopment Corporation said he’s not in favor of putting a parking lot on the nine acres the MRC owns to service a potential city trolley. Mayor Steve Tumlin announc...
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KSU holds workshop for educators on Holocaust
KENNESAW — More than 50 educators will be provided with resources and strategies for teaching students the relevance of the Holocaust at a workshop that starts today. The workshop is presented by t...
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2 arrested in shooting close to Marietta High
Marietta police announced Tuesday they arrested two people in connection with a Sunday afternoon shooting on Westland Way near Marietta High School. Police arrested Gregory Swan, 20, of Woodstock, ...
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County lobbyists talk transportation
MARIETTA — Attorney Chuck Clay, who is handling the county’s lobbying needs in the Georgia Legislature this year, said transportation funding is the No. 1 issue for the year. During a Tuesday meeti...
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Local lawmakers choose Carson as delegation chair
ATLANTA — State lawmakers representing Cobb have a new leader: Rep. John Carson (R-northeast Cobb). At its first meeting of the year Tuesday, the Cobb Legislative Delegation unanimously selected Ca...
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Forum: Opiate addiction on rise in Cobb County
MARIETTA — Residents and community leaders gathered to discuss what they believe is a growing trend of drug addiction in Cobb County at a heroin and opioid abuse symposium Thursday at First United ...
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Cobb school board votes 7-0 to start negotiating contract for Ragsdale
$4.8M land purchase for two elementary schools also OK’d
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Police: Dog saves girl from potential abduction
MARIETTA — A girl’s dog helped her escape being abducted by a man on Thursday morning in Marietta, Cobb police report. Police are asking the public to help identify the man from a composite picture...
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Chatterbox: Dealership to sponsor KSU athletic program
Kennesaw State University announced Wednesday that local car dealership Carl Black Chevrolet Buick GMC has agreed to a three-year sponsorship of the school’s athletic program. As a part of the agre...
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KSU hosting free movie, pizza night
KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University will have a free movie showing tonight at the KSU Center at 3333 Busbee Drive in Kennesaw. The movie, “No Place on Earth,” centers on an American caver who stum...
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Body camera proposal fails to garner support
City Councilman Anthony Coleman failed to persuade the other two members of the Public Safety Committee to outfit police with body cameras Wednesday. Coleman said he asked for the council to discus...
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Killed Marietta couple had ‘a lasting impact’: Pair supported Cherokee charitable organization
The Marietta couple police say were killed in rural Georgia while seeking to purchase a car from an online seller had ties to a Cherokee County organization. Bud, 69, and June Runion, 66, of Mariet...
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Georgia House leaders propose transportation plan
Tea party leader says the funding bill would ‘deceive voters’ into paying more
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Cobb Board of Education moves closer to a decision on Ragsdale
Vote is also expected on 2 land purchases at meeting tonight
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‘A broad universe:’ KSU President Papp speaks on Angela Davis visit, variety of school programs
KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University President Dan Papp on Wednesday broke his silence on the controversial January visit of activist Angela Davis. Davis, a two-time candidate for the U.S. Communis...
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