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Two Cobb schools finish in top 5 at state math tournament
The team from Wheeler High School finished third; Kennesaw Mountain placed fifth.
April 27, 2015 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Slam: Tennis Hall of Fame set to open with gala on Saturday
On Saturday, the Georgia Tennis Hall of Fame, newly constructed in Marietta, will hold its grand opening ceremony. The public is welcome to buy tickets to the opening gala, which will take place in...
April 27, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach accused of physical harassment: Department of Athletics will conduct a comprehensive review into the claims
Kennesaw State University women’s basketball coach Nitra Perry was accused of verbal and physical harassment toward her players, according to a video published Friday by KSU Owl Radio, the universi...
April 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coming Together: Former ambassador Young to speak at upcoming prayer breakfast
ATLANTA — Andrew Young, a former congressman, Atlanta mayor and U.N. Ambassador, said these days, he prays for sanity and understanding. “The world is more confused now than any time in my life sin...
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World Organization of China Painters coming to Marietta
The Georgia branch of the World Organization of China Painters will have a free multi-state convention and show from Thursday to May 2 at the Atlanta Hilton/Marietta Conference Center, 500 Powder S...
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Friends, family begin cancer study charity
MARIETTA — Travis Roberts, a Marietta man and Wheeler High School graduate, is remembered for the flashy personality he often expressed with bright clothing choices. Roberts died at age 39 in June ...
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‘I’ve kind of grown up here’: Dodgen principal retires after 28 years at school
MARIETTA — After 28 years at Dodgen Middle School in east Cobb, Principal Phil Wilkes is moving to the next phase of his life, which he said will involve a lot of golf. “When I came to Dodgen, I wa...
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2 suspected in metro pharmacy thefts, including Cobb
Two men were taken into custody and charged after police said they were believed to have been involved in a series of metro Atlanta pharmacy thefts, including ones in Cherokee and Cobb counties. Sa...
April 26, 2015 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Man stabbed to death on Alabama Road
MARIETTA — Cobb police are investigating a homicide they say happened Friday in Roswell. According to police spokesperson Sgt. Dana Pierce, at about 9:30 p.m., police responded to a 911 call report...
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Omni to be “flagship hotel” for new Braves complex
UPDATE: The Atlanta Braves are expected to announce a deal with Dallas-based Omni Hotels and Resorts Tuesday for the 150-300 room hotel planned for its $452 million mixed-use development, according...
April 27, 2015 05:40 PM | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton weighs action on chemical smell
After receiving new complaints about a hazardous material smell emitting from a Cherokee County facility, Canton officials are considering taking action. The facility, International Marble Inc., a ...
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Notable Marietta religious leaders reflect at Remember When Club meeting
Some of Marietta’s most recognizable religious leaders gathered at the Marietta Museum of History on Friday to share memories and talk about changes in the religious community. The fourth installme...
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Picture perfect: Marietta High senior centers prom night around friendships
MARIETTA — Emma Mills said ever since she watched her older brother, Brigham, attend his prom with a group of friends instead of going with a date, she knew it was a tradition she had to try once b...
April 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glory in the Garden: Marietta Educational Garden Center conducts annual fundraiser
MARIETTA — Despite threats of rain, Mariettans boogied down Saturday night during the Marietta Educational Garden Center’s seventh annual fundraiser — Glory in the Garden 2015 — at Fair Oaks, a his...
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Police say shots fired at Lil Wayne tour bus Sunday
Shots were fired at a tour bus caravan carrying rapper Lil Wayne at about 3 a.m. Sunday morning, according to Cobb police. There are no suspects and no one was injured in the incident, said Sergean...
April 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parent calls for school board to fund rebuild
MABLETON — During the heavy rain last weekend, Harmony Leland Elementary School flooded and the security system failed, which some say is proof the school board should continue to set aside funds t...
April 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 6 6 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library to have book sale during festival
The Friends of Smyrna Library will have the Jonquil Festival Friends’ Book Sale today from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The event will feature a large stock of fiction, non-fi...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Born for the stage: High School Musical Theater Awards highlight local talent
CUMBERLAND — The energy was high and the audience well-dressed at the Georgia High School Musical Theater Award show Thursday night, where a Cobb student was honored with a scholarship. The 7th ann...
April 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man convicted in the murder of his grandfather: Police say he drove around with body inside grandfather’s truck
MARIETTA — After fewer than 30 minutes of deliberation Thursday, a Cobb jury convicted a Mableton man who strangled his grandfather and then drove around in his grandfather’s truck with the body in...
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