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Gospel stars go on tour after recent operations
Donnie McClurkin can hardly talk. Fred Hammond could barely walk. But the Grammy-winning gospel singers are preparing for the Festival of Praise Tour, which spans 31 cities.
September 19, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Military salute
Today's Military Salute goes to Air Force Master Sgt. Adam S. Weinberg and Air Force Reserve Senior Master Sgt. David F. Strickland.
September 18, 2014 09:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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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Fair is a part of yearly tradition for MacPhersons of Marietta
Every year, the MacPherson family of Marietta attends the North Georgia State Fair that opens tonight and runs through Sept. 24 at Jim R. Miller Park. Pat MacPherson went to the fair as a child and...
September 17, 2014 11:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 ...
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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...
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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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The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink
The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan unveils ...
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Community Calendar for September 19
FRIDAY Seniors ♦Magnolia Porcelain Art Guild, 10 a.m. to noon, West Cobb Senior Center, 4915 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs, 30127. (770) 528-8200. ♦Poole Pacers (walkers), 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and ...
September 19, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chef signs cookbooks at Merchant’s Walk in Marietta
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 Walk in Marietta o...
September 18, 2014 09:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta man earns Roland Johnson Endowed scholarship
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 recipient of the Roland...
September 18, 2014 09:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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...
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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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