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Military salute
♦ Weinberg Air Force Master Sgt. Adam S. Weinberg, son of Helen E. Weinberg of Acworth,  retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving honorably for 22 years. Weinberg was last serving as a fuels k...
September 18, 2014 09:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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McEachern will play host to band competition Sept. 27
Outstanding high school marching bands from throughout the Southeast will compete Sept. 27 in Powder Springs in one of the nation’s most prominent championships, Music for All’s Bands of America Re...
September 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cornerstone Prep students donate $200 winnings to Capital Campaign
For most of August, Cornerstone Prep elementary students, were winning the Cornerstone Coin Challenge. The weekend before the challenge ended, a small group of secondary students decided to do some...
September 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled
UPDATE: A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are ...
September 17, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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14-year-old from Marietta learns how to bake ‘fudgy’ moist cake from grandmother
Fourteen-year-old Ashley Cranfill learns the joy of cooking from her maternal grandmother, Sandra Johnson. The Marietta resident shares her favorite recipe from her grandmother for the Best Chocola...
September 16, 2014 10:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lauretta Hannon: Meet the buzz killers
Q: Your last column about how to “grow your joy” was excellent. Can you cover some things that actually prevent one from experiencing great joy? A: As I said last week, this topic is so vast that I...
September 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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For fans, college football poses wedding dilemma
Emily Younker isn't getting married until next year but she's already made sure the date doesn't conflict with college football and sent one invitation: To Big Al, the elephant mascot of the Univer...
September 15, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress in LA
Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white compa...
September 15, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fresh from the outfield - San Francisco Giants fans find new experience in edible garden
Only a few feet beyond the outstretched glove of Giants centerfielder Angel Pagan, over the outfield fence at AT&T Park, is a hidden gem unlike any other in big league baseball. This special space ...
September 15, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duffle Bag Golf classic nets $33,000 for at-risk students
From staff reports This year, the Orange Duffel Bag Initiative tournament, conducted for foster care and homeless teens, raised $33,000, increasing funds raised last year by 100 percent. On Aug. 25...
September 18, 2014 09:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chef signs cookbooks at Merchant’s Walk in Marietta
From staff reports Renowned chef and cookbook author, Chef Jennifer Hill Booker, signed copies of her new cookbook “Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent” at the Merchant’s...
September 18, 2014 09:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta man earns Roland Johnson Endowed scholarship
From staff reports A resident of Marietta was among Western Carolina University students who received academic awards during the 2013-14 school year. Bernard “Hank” Henderson was recognized as reci...
September 18, 2014 09:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wig designer's suit against Nicki Minaj dismissed
UPDATE: A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer.
September 18, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine
It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nas...
September 18, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014 North Georgia State Fair events
Today - Opening Day Free admission courtesy of The Bull 94.9 Pay one price $20 unlimited rides North Georgia State Fair Beauty Contest Friday - Senior Citizen & Hero's Day Free admission for all se...
September 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman celebrates 105th birthday at Smyrna church
Congratulations to Elsie Fitzgerald who celebrated her 105th birthday on Sept. 11. Elsie still attends church weekly at Smyrna First Baptist and still serves in the first and second grade class kee...
September 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peter Fonda's 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction
UPDATE: The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.
September 17, 2014 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Q&A: Barbra Streisand, the feminist, sings on
Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females.
September 17, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant of the Week: Stem Wine Bar
Where : 1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 516, in Merchant’s Walk, Marietta. Phone : (678) 214-6888 Prices : $10 to $30 Serves : Wines by the glass from Italy, Spain, France and the U.S. and small pla...
September 16, 2014 10:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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