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Five students chosen to join needs-based REACH program
During Statewide Signing Day on Sept. 24, Gov. Nathan Deal welcomed five Marietta City Schools students to the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen Georgia program, a needs-based scholarshi...
October 02, 2014 02:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Evening of wine tasting to benefit East Cobb Park, other charities
Wine glasses will be clinking for a cause on Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. during the 23rd Annual East Cobb Wine & Vine Market at Olde Towne Athletic Club in Marietta. East Cobb Civitans will host the event th...
September 30, 2014 10:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leopard and leather
This fall, it’s all about texture and pattern. Become a traffic-stopper in W by Worth’s leopard, leather and faux fur ensembles
September 29, 2014 08:33 PM | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw blood drive is Oct. 7
The City of Kennesaw is presenting a community blood drive on Oct. 7 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive. Most healthy people who are at least 17 years of age (...
September 29, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vixens cut loose: New dance workout puts the moves on women’s self-esteem
When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck. The former Miami Heat dancer decided to create a women’s-only workout with...
September 29, 2014 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas family’s roots in Cobb run far and deep
DNA helps sleuth unravel family history
September 27, 2014 08:04 PM | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pumpkin patch open at church from Oct. 3 to 31
St. Andrew United Methodist Church invites the public to get their Halloween pumpkins at the 29th annual Pumpkin Patch. The first truckload of pumpkins will arrive at the church on Oct. 2. The patc...
September 26, 2014 11:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Temple Baptist Church to mark 65th anniversary
Temple Baptist Church in Powder Springs is planning celebrations to commemorate the church 65th anniversary. Celebrations will begin Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. with a gospel singing featuring the Inspirat...
September 26, 2014 10:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chabad of Cobb plans Sukkot Festival Oct. 12
Chabad of Cobb’s Sukkot Festival will be Oct. 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. at East Cobb Park. The event will include festival music, rides, pizza and more. The event is free, but donations are welcome. The ...
September 26, 2014 10:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden girl: Wheeler High student teaches children how to perform onstage
Since the time she was 4 years old, Wheeler High student Jessica Liebich has had a passion for acting. She began taking acting classes and attending summer camps at the Red Door Playhouse in Roswel...
October 02, 2014 02:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three students attend Legion event
Three local high school girls spent a week at The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State at Georgia Southern University this summer. At the Auxiliary’s monthly meeting each girl was presented with a...
October 02, 2014 02:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Calendar for Oct. 2
THURSDAY Seniors ♦Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies’ Auxiliary of VFW Post 2681, 6:30 dinner, 7:30 meeting, VFW Post 2681, Veterans Memorial Drive, 140 Powers Ferry Road, Marietta. (770) 977-2088...
October 02, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nonagenarian marks birthday in style
Being a nonagenarian is quite a feat. Just ask Boyd McKeown, who marked his 90th birthday with several celebrations. On Sept. 20, more than 40 friends from the Atlanta area joined Boyd, his wife, S...
October 01, 2014 11:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Readers weigh in on tethering children
I asked for your thoughts on a parenting question, and your responses flooded my inbox. I wish I could include everyone’s feedback, but I thank each of you for participating and sharing your insigh...
October 01, 2014 11:09 PM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant of the Week: Henry’s Louisiana Grill
Where: 4835 N Main St., Acworth Phone: (770) 966-1515 Open: Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Serves: Cajun/creole food Specialty: Lo...
September 30, 2014 10:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Calendar for September 30
Seniors ♦ Billiards, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 S. Hurt Road SW, Smyrna, 30082. (770) 801-3400. ♦Wii Bowling, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 ...
September 30, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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They did. They do. Clooney/Alamuddin wedding No. 2
The romantic canaled city of Venice has been the venue for 323 weddings of foreign couples this year. Only one has drawn crowds and paparazzi.
September 29, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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How pets can improve your health
Pet ownership runs far deeper than simply caring for a possession. Yes, the sheer responsibility of caring for a pet has notable benefits in and of itself. But, pets also become bona fide family me...
September 29, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historical society’s Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner series starts Oct. 10
You’ll never guess who’s turning 40. Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society celebrates its 40th anniversary with its Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Series. Scheduled events are Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. for a s...
September 27, 2014 08:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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