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July 03, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Meals on Wheels in need of volunteers
Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors who are waiting for this needed service. Cobb Senior Services is in need of drivers in Mableton, Marietta and Smyrna. Tho...
July 03, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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USPS to offer Elvis Presley greatest hits CD with stamp
UPDATE: The U.S. Postal Service is offering an Elvis Presley greatest hits CD to go along with a new commemorative stamp.
July 02, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Full steam ahead: Southern Museum schedules train extravaganza on July 18
The third annual Railroad Rendezvous will steam into the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Kennesaw on July 18. This family friendly event, sponsored by Dixie Precast, celebrat...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study offers clue to link between swine flu shot, narcolepsy
One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect — the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now new research offers a clue to what happened.
July 01, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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TV Land pulls 'Dukes of Hazzard' reruns from its schedule
TV Land has dumped "The Dukes of Hazzard."
July 01, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Books and beans: Authors, readers share ‘nibbles’ and literary ideas during ‘Happy Hour’ at Marietta Book Exchange
Sure there are adult beverages and snacks, but “Happy Hour” at the Book Exchange on Canton Road in Marietta comes with two unexpected sides: community and dilly beans. “‘Happy Hours’ are not about ...
July 01, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saturdays at the Strand: Theater debuts family friendly summer arts series
While the weekend farmer’s market on the Square offers up fresh fare, a variety of performing arts are on the menu Saturday mornings at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre. Strand Theatre General Manager...
June 30, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Survey: Sibling punches aren't only assaults US kids face
Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey ...
June 29, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Military Salute
Today's Military Salute goes out to Citadel cadets John Lintner of Marietta and Victoria Holland of Kennesaw.
July 03, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta Square will come alive for Fourth of July holiday weekend
Marietta Square Art Walk salutes the weekend of Independence Day with America’s music. Art galleries, museums, boutiques and restaurants will play host to jazz musicians and local artists from 5 to...
July 03, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eatery earns grant from city authority: Second Plate Buffet receives $7,000
The City of Powder Springs Downtown Development Authority presented Second Plate Buffet with the 2015 Restaurant Grant on June 17. The presentation was made by Mayor Pat Vaughn and attended by city...
July 03, 2015 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heaven scent: Finding may help restore fragrance to roses
Shakespeare said a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. In fact, many kinds of roses today have little fragrance. But a new discovery might change that.
July 02, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acworth man places first in Braille contest
On June 20, Acworth resident Christopher Abel placed first in the 15th Annual Braille Challenge in Los Angeles, the only national reading and writing contest in Braille for students who are blind a...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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When everyone wins
Q: It’s fair to say that I’ve done just about everything wrong; suffered one rejection after another; and have felt pretty small most of my life. How do I even begin to break out of this? A: First ...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Photos, social media now allowed on White House tours
Want to take a picture inside the White House Blue Room? Well, it's now OK to pull out your cellphone or camera and press "shoot."
July 01, 2015 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope to visit poor in Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay
Pigs rummage through garbage searching for leftovers. The people live in shacks made of plywood and corrugated metal. Any semblance of stability in the sprawling slum of 15,000 families is upended ...
July 01, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant of the Week: Tiny Bubbles Tea Bar
Where: 21 West Park Square, Marietta. Phone: (678) 581-3777 Hours: Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from no...
July 01, 2015 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive
When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in...
June 29, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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