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Welcome to the Fiberhood: Google Fiber coming to Smyrna
At the Google Atlanta headquarters Tuesday, the company announced it’s ultra high-speed broadband network will be coming to Smyrna.
January 27, 2015 04:45 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tomorrow is another day: Gone with the Wind Museum collection lease rate may rise
MARIETTA — Leasing the collection that makes up the Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum is about to get more expensive for the city. For years, the city has paid the collection’s owner $10,000 annua...
January 27, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florida man indicted in Cobb on racketeering
MARIETTA — A Florida man was indicted Thursday in Cobb on racketeering charges after authorities say he took part in multiple jewelry burglaries, one of which was a $1 million heist in Kennesaw. Os...
January 27, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta councilman wants to increase salaries of elected officials
Morris: Ideal pay range for Mayor Tumlin would be between $25,200 and $30,000
January 27, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chatterbox: ‘How Healthy Are We?’ Not very, says report
Cobb and Douglas Public Health recently released its annual report cards on the health levels of both counties. According to the report — named “How Healthy Are We?” — the combined about 855,000 re...
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South Cobb library to send soldier Valentine’s
MABLETON — The South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road in Mableton, will have Valentines for Veterans through Wednesday, a drive to send handmade Valentine’s cards to veterans and wounded warrio...
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KSU hosts high school science bowl Saturday
KENNESAW — The Kennesaw State University College of Science and Mathematics will host the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s High School Sub-regional Science Bowl from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. S...
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Sheriff: Missing Marietta couple found dead in McRae
Car submerged in lake; two bodies discovered nearby
January 26, 2015 05:17 PM | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Husband and wife found dead in their Rome home
ROME — Authorities say the deaths of a man and his wife, whose bodies were found in their Floyd County home, are being investigated as homicides. Floyd County Coroner Barry Henderson identified the...
January 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autopsy reveals missing Marietta couple shot to death
Police in south Georgia said Tuesday afternoon the Marietta couple missing for days before being found dead in McRae were shot to death.
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Fight over religious liberty bill skips ring, dukes out on page
MARIETTA — The fight over a controversial religious liberty bill in the Georgia General Assembly is escalating not in the statehouse but on the pages of newspapers across Georgia. A little more tha...
January 27, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Lessons learned’: Cobb County officials say they are better prepared after 2014’s icy winter storm
MARIETTA — One year ago this week, metro Atlanta was paralyzed by a winter storm. Poor road conditions led to gridlock on interstates and students had to stay overnight at schools because buses cou...
January 27, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smyrna Public Library to have lecture Feb. 1
SMYRNA — The Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle in Smyrna, will have “The Life and Career of Nellie Mae Rowe of Vinings” at its First Sunday Lecture on Feb. 1 at 3 p.m. in observation ...
January 26, 2015 11:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Woman arrested after she bit man’s chin
A 39-year-old Austell woman was arrested after police say she bit a man’s chin during a fight on Jan. 15, according to warrants. Keisha Nicole Bailey was arrested and charged with aggravated batter...
January 26, 2015 11:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Batman ride at Six Flags Over Georgia to run backward
Holy roller coaster! The Batman ride at Six Flags Over Georgia is going to run backward when the park opens for the season March 14.
January 26, 2015 02:00 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Craigslist suspect in missing Marietta couple case turns himself in
The 28-year-old man wanted by police in the disappearance of an elderly Marietta couple turned himself in to the Telfair County Sheriff’s Office on Monday morning.
January 26, 2015 12:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junior wins $20K scholarship
MARIETTA — At 16, Aditya Suri, a junior at Walton High School, already knows he wants to work with technology for the rest of his life. Suri, of Marietta, has started testing out the field by creat...
January 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Austell man, 21, dies after car strikes tree
AUSTELL — Cobb County police are investigating a vehicle crash that left one dead in Austell. At about 9:45 p.m. Friday, police say Jaquayle Wilson of Austell, 21, was driving a maroon 2009 Chevrol...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local historians weigh chances of Marietta tunnels
MARIETTA — Even Marietta’s best historians aren’t sure if there are Civil War-era tunnels under the Square. A discussion among residents this week about the possible redevelopment of James Eubanks’...
January 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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