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Kennesaw blood drive is Oct. 7
The City of Kennesaw is presenting a community blood drive on Oct. 7 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive. Most healthy people who are at least 17 years of age (...
September 29, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vixens cut loose: New dance workout puts the moves on women’s self-esteem
When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck. The former Miami Heat dancer decided to create a women’s-only workout with...
September 29, 2014 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas family’s roots in Cobb run far and deep
DNA helps sleuth unravel family history
September 27, 2014 08:04 PM | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pumpkin patch open at church from Oct. 3 to 31
St. Andrew United Methodist Church invites the public to get their Halloween pumpkins at the 29th annual Pumpkin Patch. The first truckload of pumpkins will arrive at the church on Oct. 2. The patc...
September 26, 2014 11:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Temple Baptist Church to mark 65th anniversary
Temple Baptist Church in Powder Springs is planning celebrations to commemorate the church 65th anniversary. Celebrations will begin Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. with a gospel singing featuring the Inspirat...
September 26, 2014 10:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chabad of Cobb plans Sukkot Festival Oct. 12
Chabad of Cobb’s Sukkot Festival will be Oct. 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. at East Cobb Park. The event will include festival music, rides, pizza and more. The event is free, but donations are welcome. The ...
September 26, 2014 10:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zion Baptist Church celebrates pastor’s 22nd anniversary
Zion Baptist Church in Marietta, Cobb County’s oldest African American church, wrapped up an almost two-month-long celebration on Sunday of the Rev. Harris Travis’ 22 years as pastor. Over a period...
September 26, 2014 10:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgians aim to save old record company building
Until recently, tour guides on the Rock and Roll Stroll in Macon would walk past Hutchings Funeral Home and down Poplar Street Lane toward the former site of the Capricorn Records business offices ...
September 26, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barbecue fest will make you want to hawg it all
Annual Whole Hawg Happenin’ to feature more than 20 eateries on Sunday at Square
September 26, 2014 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Calendar for September 30
TUESDAY Seniors ♦ Billiards, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 S. Hurt Road SW, Smyrna, 30082. (770) 801-3400. ♦Wii Bowling, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Freeman Poole Senior Cente...
September 30, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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They did. They do. Clooney/Alamuddin wedding No. 2
The romantic canaled city of Venice has been the venue for 323 weddings of foreign couples this year. Only one has drawn crowds and paparazzi.
September 29, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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How pets can improve your health
Pet ownership runs far deeper than simply caring for a possession. Yes, the sheer responsibility of caring for a pet has notable benefits in and of itself. But, pets also become bona fide family me...
September 29, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historical society’s Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner series starts Oct. 10
You’ll never guess who’s turning 40. Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society celebrates its 40th anniversary with its Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Series. Scheduled events are Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. for a s...
September 27, 2014 08:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car show will be today at First Baptist in Acworth
The Save the Acworth Depot Foundation will have a car show today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Acworth. Spectators can get in free. The show will help fund the historic Acwor...
September 26, 2014 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christian singer Sandi Patty will perform Oct. 5
Multi-platinum contemporary Christian recording artist Sandi Patty will bring her Everlasting Tour to Oct. 5 at the Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. Patty’s g...
September 26, 2014 10:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Encourage friend to look beyond suffering
Q: A friend is dying of cancer and is not expected to live much longer. Yesterday, she asked me to help plan her funeral service. I didn’t have the nerve to tell her no, but doesn’t she need encour...
September 26, 2014 10:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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One Step Ahead: Video Games Live
Video Games Live will perform Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The show features the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra mixed with the excitement and energy of a ...
September 26, 2014 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair beauties: Top crown at North Georgia State Fair goes to Calhoun woman
Seven excited young ladies captured top honors in the annual beauty pageant to open the North Georgia State Fair, at Jim R. Miller Park, in Marietta, on Sept. 18. About 70 contestants demonstrated ...
September 25, 2014 11:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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KSU awards students $75,000 at Scholarship Night on Sept. 11
The College of Continuing and Professional Education awarded more than $75,000 at the third annual CCPE Scholarship Night celebration on Sept. 11. About 80 attendees saw dozens of students receive ...
September 25, 2014 10:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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