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Police write invalid tickets in downtown church lot
MARIETTA — The Marietta Police Department has been writing parking tickets in a church lot it doesn’t have the right to regulate, the City Council discovered Wednesday. Police don’t have authority ...
August 01, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor slims down for Heart Walk: The secret? No more Diet Coke
KENNESAW — The mayor of Kennesaw is preparing for an event dedicated to healthy hearts by making sure his own is safe. Mark Mathews, who will lead one of several teams associated with the city duri...
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CCSD sees overall EOCT improvement
MARIETTA — The results of the End of Course tests for each school have been released, and although scores rose and fell across the board, every school in the Cobb County School District saw an impr...
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Curtain call
Strand Theatre’s Earl Reece takes a bow; his student takes reins
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Hummingbird Whisperer set to visit Smith-Gilbert Gardens Aug. 23
The Smith-Gilbert Gardens, 2382 Pine Mountain Road in Kennesaw, will hold its fourth annual hummingbird banding event Aug. 23 from 8 to 11 a.m., hosted by “Hummingbird Whisperer” Julia Elliott from...
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Firm hired to help with bond issuance for Braves stadium
ATLANTA — The future owners of the new Braves stadium have hired a law firm to assist in issuing bonds to finance its construction. At its regular meeting Wednesday at the Cobb Galleria Centre, the...
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Braves to have ‘all-American’ stadium in ’17
American Builders 2017 includes top national contractors
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Celebrate Smyrna’s birthday on Saturday
Celebrate the birth of Smyrna on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the Smyrna Village Green, 200 Village Green Circle in Smyrna. The event will feature high-energy music from Waller and Banks & Sh...
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Town Center to have special deals, hours
Town Center at Cobb Mall, 400 Barrett Parkway in Kennesaw, is gearing up to help local shoppers stock up on all the necessities Friday and Saturday during Georgia’s 2014 tax free holiday. Shoppers ...
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Cobb stores gear up for tax-free weekend
MARIETTA — Georgia’s sales tax-free holiday starts today and local retail representatives are comparing the weekend to Black Friday. “It is right up there with the busiest holiday weekend,” said Sh...
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Cobb Board of Education OKs $10K settlement
MARIETTA — Lumped in an unanimous vote regarding personnel, the Cobb Board of Education approved a $10,000 settlement agreement Thursday with a former South Cobb High School football coach who had ...
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ABC’s of Style at Town Center on Saturday
Town Center at Cobb mall, 400 Barrett Parkway NW in Kennesaw, will have the ABC’s of Style in the Sears Court from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The event will include: Exclusive Style Guide — Attendees...
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Former Canton teacher resigns after his arrest on DUI charges
A Canton man and former Cherokee County educator is out on bond and has resigned from his job as principal at Milton High School in Fulton after he was arrested on drunken driving charges in two co...
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Councilman forced out of discussions about changes to Marietta Square
MARIETTA — Without much discussion, the City Council’s public works committee breezed through a vote allowing city employees to start planning changes to Marietta Square. The committee voted 2-0-1 ...
July 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 10 10 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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First Friday Art Walk this Friday in Marietta
The First Friday Art Walk, sponsored by The Branding Project — a membership organization representing merchants, arts, restaurants, entertainment and all professionals who work together to promote ...
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Police: Powder Springs boy shot with BB gun may lose his vision
POWDER SPRINGS — A Powder Springs woman is accused of shooting a 13-year-old boy in the eye with a BB gun, and the victim is in danger of losing his sight, police say. Jassille Burroughs, 17, is ch...
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Emory-Adventist Hospital to close by Oct. 31
SMYRNA — News that Emory-Adventist Hospital will soon shut its doors forever shook the city of Smyrna when officials made the decision public Wednesday. The hospital, which sits off South Cobb Driv...
July 30, 2014 03:40 PM | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves announce project team for $400 million mixed-use development
CUMBERLAND — The Atlanta Braves have formally announced a trio of developers that will help build its $400 million mixed-use development surrounding its new Cobb County ballpark. Atlanta-based Fuqu...
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Graduates, rise! Kennesaw graduates summer class of 1,163
KENNESAW — The music business program at Kennesaw State University was spotlighted during Tuesday’s commencement ceremony with a popular entertainment lawyer who has represented Michael Jackson, Ja...
July 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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