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Inmates tend to garden at Alabama county jail
The Russell County Sheriff's Office has turned a half-acre of jail property into a thriving summer garden, tended to by a group of female inmates, with the crops going to area shelters, food banks ...
September 02, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall home show returns this weekend
The 31st annual Fall Atlanta Home Show and new Outdoor Living Expo will take place Friday through Sunday at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Pkwy. near Vinings. Hundreds of exhibitors will sh...
September 02, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study: House calls for frail elders bring savings
WASHINGTON — Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams’ daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses. Then Adams found a ...
September 01, 2014 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 29, 2014 09:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beth Moore simulcast will be Sept. 13 at Mars Hill Church
Mars Hill Community Church in Powder Springs will conduct Beth Moore Live Simulcast on Sept. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include breakfast, lunch and a listening guide. Regis...
August 29, 2014 09:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Voice’ star’s charity seeking Cobb applicants
Former NBC “The Voice” finalist Pip, aka Phillip Arnold of Marietta, has started a nonprofit charity to fund local youth in mission work. Youth in Mission, Corp. has been awarding scholarships over...
August 29, 2014 09:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant of the Week: House of Lu
Where: 89 Cherokee St., Marietta. Phone: (770) 794-8831 Open: Sunday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Serves: Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine Spe...
August 29, 2014 01:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retired Air Force Lt. Col. starts full service catering, event planning company
Marietta resident Janice R. Johnson and her team at Jus-So All Inclusive Events work to make your next dinner party or event “jus-so” perfect. Jus-So is a full service catering and event planning c...
August 27, 2014 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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County eyes changes in tattoo, body piercing rules
Health officials in the Savannah area are considering changes in rules that govern tattoo and body piercing establishments.
August 27, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimi Jamison, lead singer of Survivor, dead at 63
Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63.
September 02, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leafy & lovely: Niche, mainstream sellers carry kale into beauty
NEW YORK — Kale has crept out of salads and juicers into beauty products from niche and mainstream sellers. The leafy superfood that many love and others love to hate can now be had in face masks, ...
September 02, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating 50 years of marriage Down Under
On Aug. 16, Johnny and Lynda Gresham of east Cobb celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They marked the occasion with a three-week trip to Australia and New Zealand — a trip they have always w...
August 30, 2014 11:54 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Faith Lutheran welcomes new music director
Faith Lutheran Church & School in Marietta has a new music director in Thomas Walkenhorst of Rochester, Mich. Walkenhorst is a recent graduate of Central Michigan University with a bachelor’s degre...
August 29, 2014 09:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shiloh Hills Baptist plans music ministries on Sept. 13
Shiloh Hills Baptist Church in Kennesaw will conduct the music ministries of former NBC and CBS star and bluegrass legend Randal Franks, Officer Randy Goode of TV’s “In the Heat of the Night,” acou...
August 29, 2014 09:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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God can use smallest gifts to do great things
Q: How much money does God expect us to give to our church and to other groups that are doing good things? We aren’t wealthy by any measure, and frankly I can’t imagine that the little amount we gi...
August 29, 2014 09:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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One Step Ahead: R5
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 is on tour in support of their debut album, “Louder,” which hit N...
August 29, 2014 01:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says.
August 28, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Art in the Park to continue on Labor Day Weekend
Art in the Park takes place on the Marietta Square all three days of Labor Day weekend Saturday to Sept. 1. Visitors flock to the historic neighborhood year after year to visit the Artist Market, e...
August 26, 2014 11:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Color Purple’ to show at Strand Theatre on Saturday
The Cupboard Inc., a non-profit organization based in Indianapolis, will open their rendition of Oprah Winfrey’s “The Color Purple” on Saturday at the Strand Theatre. A matinee show starts at 3 p.m...
August 26, 2014 11:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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