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Women’s Day celebration is Sunday at Providence Church
The Women’s Ministry of Providence Community Baptist Church invites the public to its annual Women’s Day Worship Celebration on Sunday at 10:50 a.m. Guest speaker the Rev. Portia Wills Lee is an au...
August 22, 2014 10:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trinity Chapel to ‘take over’ Atlanta orphanage today
Trinity Chapel, a Christian church serving Powder Springs, Hiram, Marietta and west Cobb, will be having its second “Take Over” event today at 9 a.m. at the Carrie Steel-Pitts Home in Atlanta. The ...
August 22, 2014 10:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A lip-smackin’ good time: Pigs & Peaches fest is today, Saturday in Kennesaw
Things will be smokin’ this weekend in the city of Kennesaw. Go to Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival on today from 6 to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Adams Park in Kennesaw.
August 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lu for thought
House of Lu in downtown Marietta gets facelift and incorporates Vietnamese food on menu
August 20, 2014 10:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lending a hand
Cornerstone Preparatory Academy in Acworth began its 2014-15 school year with families and staff making lunches for the MUST Summer Lunch Program. “This is a wonderful way to begin our school year,...
August 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sock Hop will be Saturday at Sprayberry
Sprayberry High School will have a Sock Hop on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Quarles Auditorium in the school. Attendees can put on their bobby socks and letter jackets and join the Sprayberry Touchdow...
August 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillgrove NJROTC schedules fundraiser for Shepherd’s Men
On Oct. 11, the Hillgrove Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps will be having a fundraising run. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Shepherd’s Men. The race will begin at 8 a.m....
August 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope High to perform Romeo & Juliet reimagining
Pope High School will present “Romeo and Juliet: Six Very Busy Days” in the school theater on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Romeo and Juliet fall in love, marry and die all within six days of meetin...
August 19, 2014 10:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Hummingbird Whisperer’ coming Smith-Gilbert
Kennesaw’s Smith-Gilbert Gardens will have its fourth annual hummingbird banding event on Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m., hosted by “Hummingbird Whisperer” Julia Elliott from Bird Watcher Supply Compan...
August 19, 2014 10:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Day camp offered for kids on school holidays
Covenant Presbyterian Church in Marietta is offering a day camp on school holidays for children in kindergarten through fifth-grade from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The day camp will follow the Cobb County sc...
August 22, 2014 10:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shiloh Hills to celebrate pastor’s 25th anniversary
Shiloh Hills Baptist Church in Kennesaw will celebrate Dr. Victor R. Bledsoe’s 25th anniversary at the church at 11 a.m. Sunday. Certificates will be presented to Bledsoe by Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mat...
August 22, 2014 10:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amid tragedies, we can still turn to God
Q: I used to believe in God, but I stopped after my mother died of cancer last year. She was barely 50, and her death just didn’t make any sense. If God really exists, He wouldn’t have let this hap...
August 22, 2014 10:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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One Step Ahead
Los Angeles, Calif.-based pop/rock quintet R5 will perform Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The quintet are on tour in support of their debut album, “Louder” — which hit...
August 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant of the Week: Sam’s BBQ-1
WHERE: 3600 Dallas Highway, Suite 130, Marietta PHONE: (678) 324-1518. OPEN: Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and closed Monday. SERVES: Traditional, old-styl...
August 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity
Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. But new research suggests trying a one-two punch where the disease is still a threat: Giving a single vaccine shot ...
August 21, 2014 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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111-year-old from Japan recognized as oldest man
A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world's oldest living man.
August 20, 2014 08:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta student visits Japan on trip
Local student Maria Hawkins of Marietta joined fellow Clemson University students on a recent trip to Japan, as part of the school’s Japanese program. Clemson’s Japanese program was selected to par...
August 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunleith to get Learning Center grant
Dunleith Elementary School and Communities in Schools has been selected by the State Board of Education to receive the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant. The first year’s award of $211,6...
August 20, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Summer Fun’ dance is Friday at Senior Center
The Foxtrotters Dance Club will have a dance with the theme of “Summer Fun” on Friday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the East Cobb Senior Center in Marietta. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Singles and coupl...
August 19, 2014 10:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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