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Kennesaw Councilman Church’s trial is set for April
MARIETTA — Kennesaw Councilman Leonard Church, who has been indicted on charges of child molestation, is scheduled to have a trial by jury on April 27. Church, who was indicted in January on charge...
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Police search for a man after Kennesaw robbery
KENNESAW — Cobb police say an armed, masked man entered the Red Roof Inn in Kennesaw at about 1 a.m. Monday and robbed the clerk of cash before fleeing in the clerk’s car. The motel is at 520 Rober...
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Chief magistrate judge named
MARIETTA — Cobb Superior Court judges Monday named Joyette Holmes, a Cobb assistant district attorney, as chief magistrate judge. Holmes is both the first woman and first African American to hold t...
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Gov. Deal touts ‘Telework Week’ this week
This week is “Telework Week,” according to Gov. Nathan Deal. The announcement is an attempt to entice people to work from home and stay off the roads to reduce traffic, according to a proclamation ...
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Cobb assistant district attorney named new chief magistrate court judge
MARIETTA— Cobb Superior Court judges Monday named Joyette Holmes, a Cobb assistant district attorney, as chief magistrate court judge. Holmes is both the first woman and first African American to h...
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Chatterbox: FedEx shooting victim taken off ventilator
A recent surgery on the most seriously-injured victim in the shooting at a Kennesaw FedEx facility in April was successful, according to his wife. Christopher Sparkman, 29, of Canton has been in a ...
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Man dies in wreck on Paper Mill Road on Saturday
A Marietta man died in a car wreck on Paper Mill Road on Saturday, police said. Thomas Stanley, 71, of Marietta died while driving on Paper Mill Road at about 3 p.m. Saturday, Marietta police said....
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Marietta Historic Board of Review to decide on Goldstein's Square brewpub proposal
MARIETTA — One month after the Marietta Historic Board of Review denied building plans for a brewpub on Councilman Philip Goldstein’s empty lot on the Square, a new set of plans will come before th...
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Lift for life: Weight lifters compete to raise money for Wounded Warrior
Three siblings worked together Sunday to put on a powerlifting competition in Marietta to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. About 50 weight lifters gathered at the CrossFit on the Square...
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Development Authority of Cobb County to vote on Home Depot’s tax breaks today
MARIETTA — The Development Authority of Cobb County is scheduled to vote on granting The Home Depot tax breaks at a special-called meeting today. The company, headquartered in Cobb, is asking to bo...
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Chatterbox: Marietta Police in top 3 departments nationwide
A police task force established by President Barack Obama recognized the Marietta Police Department as an example to follow, according to a release from Marietta police Monday. On a January 30 meet...
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Kennesaw nonprofit says it wants to amend contract: The Edge Connection looks to end $75K grant-backed kitchen incubator program
KENNESAW — A nonprofit the city of Kennesaw gave a $75,000 grant to is asking the City Council to amend its contract with the city and allow it to shut down the program the grant helped start. The ...
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Smyrna Waffle House robbed on Monday
Cobb police say a man robbed a Waffle House in Smyrna at 3:15 a.m. Monday. Police say the man entered the Waffle House, located at 4458 Atlanta Road by I-285 and began demanding money from the cler...
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Man killed trying to cross Windy Hill Road
A man was killed while attempting to cross Windy Hill Road in Marietta at about midnight Saturday when he was hit by a car, police said. Police said they do not know the name of the man who was kil...
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Smyrna councilman to run for mayor
MARIETTA — Smyrna Councilman Wade Lnenicka this week will announce his plans to run for mayor in this year’s election. Lnenicka, who has been on the City Council since 1988, said he thinks his slog...
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Cobb, Marietta school leaders on board with state's digital materials bill
MARIETTA — Education leaders in Cobb and Marietta say they support a bill that would set a statewide goal to have all instructional material available in digital format in five years — as long as i...
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KSU to present Holocaust Remembrance Concert
Kennesaw State University’s School of Music will present “Music of Resistance and Survival: A Holocaust Remembrance Concert” at 8 p.m. March 23 at The Temple in Atlanta, 1589 Peachtree St. in Atlan...
March 01, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Case against city Councilman Church is moving forward
MARIETTA — The case against Kennesaw City Councilman Leonard Church is moving forward: On Monday, Cobb Superior Court Judge Mary Staley will make sure the district attorney has turned over all evid...
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Cobb lawmaker's bill aims to protect cannabis oil patients from feds
MARIETTA — A Cobb lawmaker has introduced a bill that would create a layer of protection from the federal government for children who use a marijuana derivative to treat their seizures. State Sen. ...
March 01, 2015 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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