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A century of blessings: Local church to host 100th anniversary celebration event
The congregation of the Marietta Church of God invites the public to celebrate “A Century of Blessings” on Sept. 20 at 1083 Allgood Road, Marietta. One hundred years ago in 1915, a group of Penteco...
August 29, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ebola survivor who lost 21 relatives gives birth to baby boy
Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia's life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son. And yet it loomed, even on this, her happiest day.
August 28, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campus News
Check out the accomplishments of local students in college.
August 28, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making dreams come true
On Saturday, 25 Make-A-Wish Georgia children saw their dreams come true as they got a behind-the-scenes look at Six Flags Over Georgia. The children shadowed Six Flags Team Members from maintenance...
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Setting the stage: Marietta couple enjoys annual concert series with friends
Electric Avenue, featuring hits from the ’80s, will perform tonight at the Glover Park Concert Series on the Marietta Square. Presented by the Downtown Marietta Development Authority, city of Marie...
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Finance department receives recognition
MARIETTA — Marietta City Schools Finance Department received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United State...
August 27, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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They'll be back: Local family dresses as favorite characters for annual convention
Every year, thousands of people from around the country flock to Atlanta in the late summer lugging suitcases full of costumes, comic books, games and gear. Science fiction fans, pop culture enthus...
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Comfort food with a twist: Local eatery features smokehouse favorites with classic sauces
The restaurant may be called Double Take Cafe, but there has been no delayed reaction in the response to one of Marietta’s newest eateries. “We’re in week four and we’re doing better than we antici...
August 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gay, straight couples say 'I do' to Justice Kennedy's words
Emily Smith and Jillian Levine had already chosen a venue, booked a band and written the first draft of the ceremony for their wedding when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gay couples nationwide ...
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Gala event will feature food, entertainment
It’s not too late to attend the Inaugural “AND THE WINNER IS…” event tonight, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Marietta Performing Arts Center at 1171 Whitlock Avenue Marietta at Marietta High School. Th...
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Women’s League to host free simulcast
The Women’s League at Piedmont Church will host a free Beth Moore Simulcast on Sept. 12. For more information and ticket requests, visit piedmontchurch.tv/events .
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Morehouse football team visits Destiny World Church
Pastor Wilbur Purvis and the members of Destiny World Church of Austell recently hosted a total of 86 members of the Morehouse football team and the coaching staff in one of their morning services....
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Feelings of guilt first step to seeking God’s forgiveness
Q: How can I expect God to forgive me when I can’t even forgive myself? I’ve hurt a lot of people and done a lot of shameful things in my life, but I can’t go back and change the past. I hate what ...
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Fast-food's new target: The snack attack
Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack. After years of slinging super-sized servings, some fast-food chains are starting to see the benefits of offering daintier bites. That...
August 28, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Country music star Trisha Yearwood to hold cookbook signing
Country music superstar Trisha Yearwood is returning to her hometown to sign copies of her latest cookbook.
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Military Salute
Today's Military Salute goes out to Army Pvt. Samuel L. Morrison and Army Pvt. Chelsea R. Clark.
August 28, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get ready to play
Kennesaw Parks and Recreation will host its fourth annual Worldwide Day of Play event Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at Swift-Cantrell Park at 3140 Old 41 Hwy. The free celebration of all things acti...
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Student hosts kickball tournament
On Aug. 22, Taylor Chestnutt, a sophomore at Marietta High School, hosted a kickball tournament — Just Roll With It — at Lewis Park. The event was Taylor’s MHS International Baccalaureate Personal ...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Granny and Elvis
Q: I have a big problem and need your advice. I have been on God’s green earth going on 95 years, and I do pretty well for myself. I live in my own place with my tomcat, Elvis, and we have good nei...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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