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Board of Education to consider attorney’s raise request
The Marietta Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. in the board room, at 250 Howard St. The board will consider a request from its attorney, Clem Doyle, who is asking for a raise. In other action,...
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Police find possible DNA match in cold case
Police believe they have solved a 20-year-old cold case last week after using DNA evidence to find the man accused of raping a woman in Marietta in 1994, said Officer David Baldwin, spokesman for M...
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Pierre focuses on board, community relationship
Kenya Pierre said she is tired of seeing her neighbors move their families to east Cobb to send their kids to what they consider to be better schools. “Parents move their children to east Cobb,” Pi...
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North Carolina man to serve 15 years for molesting girl
A Charlotte, N.C. man was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of molesting a 9-year-old in a Cobb home in 2012, said Kim Isaza, spokeswoman for the Cobb District Attorne...
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Stolen car chase leads to fatal crash in East Point
Authorities say the driver of a stolen car caused a fatal crash that killed a woman in East Point. Police say an officer was trying to stop a car that had been reported stolen Saturday and began pu...
October 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safety Commission holds panel on active shooters
MARIETTA — When Cobb Police Captain Jeff Adcock listened to the 911 calls from the Kennesaw FedEx warehouse shooting in May, he found most of the callers were in “absolute panic.” “The vast majorit...
October 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man found dead in burned townhome
MARIETTA — A man was found dead in a Marietta townhome that was on fire early Sunday morning, Cobb firefighters said. Lt. Dan Dupree of the Cobb County Fire Department said the fire started in the ...
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‘The need is remarkable’: Voters urged to help spinal injury patients Nov. 4
Joseph Frazier of Marietta, the chairman of the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission, said people turn to his organization as a “last resort.” The commission awards up to $15,000 to Georgi...
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Ethics complaint against Chairman Lee revised; commissioners weigh in
MARIETTA — The west Cobb resident who filed an ethics complaint against Cobb Chairman Tim Lee has updated his charge to reflect recently revealed information about the deal to bring the Atlanta Bra...
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Thayer has ‘All the time to give’ to board position
Susan Thayer said she never considered running for a seat on the Cobb Board of Education. But once she was asked by several people, including three school board members and Cobb Chamber of Commerce...
October 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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$40M Walton rebuild won’t cause redistricting
EAST COBB — If everything goes as planned, Walton High School students won’t realize their school is being rebuilt right beneath their feet, said Chris Ragsdale, Cobb’s interim superintendent. A $4...
October 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 9 9 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chairman Lee expects complaint to be dropped
County Chairman Tim Lee said Monday he anticipates an ethics complaint filed against him will be dropped by the Cobb Board of Ethics when it meets tonight. Lee said he believes the complaint, filed...
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First Landmark Bank, Midtown Bank merger closed
First Landmark Bank, headquartered at 307 N. Marietta Parkway in Marietta, announced the legal closing for the merger between First Landmark Bank and Midtown Bank & Trust Company occurred Monday an...
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Challenger Antron Johnson runs for ‘people’s campaign’
Antron Johnson believes lawmakers in the Georgia Senate are ignoring the people they should be serving, and he is on a mission to personally fix that. Johnson, a Democrat, is running against state ...
October 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State senator Hunter Hill fighting for another term
State Sen. Hunter Hill (R-Smyrna) is working to win a district he has represented for two years by touting his successes. “From the time I ran back in 2012, I’ve really been expanding job opportuni...
October 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who gets your vote for U.S. Senate seat?
MARIETTA — With the General Election two weeks away, Republican David Perdue and Democrat Michelle Nunn are in a tight race for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Sen. ...
October 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weatherford: Commissioner’s race comes down to experience
MARIETTA — Bob Weatherford said the main difference between himself and his opponent in the race for the District 1 Cobb Commissioner seat is experience. The Republican candidate faces Democrat Der...
October 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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City seeks entries for Dec. 6 Santa Parade
Kennesaw city event organizers are seeking entries for their annual Santa parade to be held Dec. 6 at noon in downtown Kennesaw. Parade entries will be judged and prizes will be awarded in seven ca...
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Leader of Lutheran Church in Guatemala visits East Cobb
A retired Lutheran pastor from east Cobb says his religion is about how people live today and how to help them through lives. That is why the Rev. Bob Bear goes to Guatemala in Central America once...
October 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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