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Marietta City Council OK’s $2.8M Fairground streetscape
MARIETTA — A heavily trafficked section on the south end of Fairground Street may soon receive some beautification and safety enhancements. The Marietta City Council’s Public Works Committee voted ...
August 30, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NORTHCUTT MEMORIES: The biggest moments in Northcutt Stadium history
For football fans in the city of Marietta, nearly everyone has a memory of a big game or moment at Northcutt Stadium. Now that the stadium’s renovations are complete, the MDJ spent some time with a...
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Cobb Police investigating possible attempted child abduction in Marietta
MARIETTA — Cobb Police are investigating a possible attempted child abduction that occurred near the intersection of Powder Springs Road and Pair Road last week. Police say a 10-year-old girl was w...
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Upcoming events and programs at North Cobb Senior Center
The North Cobb Senior Center, 3900 South Main St. in Acworth, will have the following upcoming events and programs for the month of September for seniors, ages 55-plus: ♦ Sept. 8, from noon to 1 p....
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THE NEW NORTHCUTT: After an $11.3 million, 10-month renovation, Marietta High School is ready to unveil ...
Marietta High School’s Northcutt Stadium has received a major overhaul in the last 10 months, with revamped facilities, a brand new video board and an updated three-level press box. Despite the cha...
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New heights: Eagles dedicate renovated stadium
KENNESAW — Her history with Mount Paran Christian School began humbly enough when Cathy Sewell was searching for a private school option for her daughter, but now her name is emblazoned on the bran...
August 29, 2015 12:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep. Price talks Iran deal, immigration
ROSWELL — With Congress in its August recess, U.S. Rep. Tom Price, R-Roswell, sat down for an interview at his district office on Friday to discuss immigration, the Iran deal, federal spending and ...
August 29, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upcoming events and programs at the Senior Wellness Center
The Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs St. in Marietta, will have the following upcoming events and programs for the month of September for seniors, ages 55-plus: ♦ Sept. 1, from 11 a.m. t...
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Police chief to design plan to reduce crime at extended-stay hotels, motels
MARIETTA — A city committee has asked Marietta Police Chief Dan Flynn to design a program to attempt to reduce crime at extended-stay hotels and motels. By a 3-0 vote Wednesday, the council’s Judic...
August 28, 2015 11:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb cities begin qualifying for elections
MARIETTA — Mayoral seats in Smyrna, Powder Springs, Kennesaw and Austell are all up for election this year, and three of the four sitting mayors said they plan to run again. Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon,...
August 30, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves’ site putting up big stats
CUMBERLAND — Since breaking ground nearly one year ago, construction crews at SunTrust Park are putting up some big numbers. More than 300 miles of conduit and 900 miles of cable have been laid at ...
August 30, 2015 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northcutt Stadium: A timeline of history
1938: The Marietta City Council and Mayor Thomas Brumby propose a public works project called “Program of Progress.” Among the projects in the $300,000 program is a new football field for Marietta ...
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Cagle’s Family Farm to open annual event
Nothing says the start of fall in Cherokee County like the opening of Cagle’s Family Farm’s corn maze and seasonal festivities. For 15 years, the farm has given families the opportunity to start th...
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NORTHCUTT: It began with a name
Northcutt Stadium is named for one of the key figures in the stadium’s construction: the late Guy H. Northcutt Sr., who served on the Marietta Board of Education and chaired its athletic committee....
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Remember when: Retired police officers share their recollections
MARIETTA — Former members of the Marietta Police Department gathered at the Marietta Museum of History on Friday morning to share their memorable moments from their time on the city’s police force....
August 29, 2015 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pedestrian struck, killed on Powder Springs Road Thursday
UPDATE: A female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed late Thursday night on Powder Springs Road near Pine Grove Road in Powder Springs, police report.
August 28, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remains of slain contractor with Cobb ties returning to Georgia
Officials say the remains of a contractor with Cobb County ties who was killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan are scheduled to return to northwest Georgia.
August 28, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can U-Pick-Em?
Think you know your football? Test your savvy by playing Cobb Football Friday’s UPICKEM Contest.
August 28, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: Commissioner Birrell taps into some fun
SunTrust Park held a bricklaying ceremony at the Braves’ new ballpark on Thursday and Cobb Commissioner JoAnn Birrell took the opportunity to have a little fun with fellow Commissioner Bob Ott. We ...
August 28, 2015 12:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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