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Cobb Board of Commissioners to vote on creating gym inside county government building
HR director says funds will come from payroll deductions from Aflac
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County objects to townhome plan in Smyrna
MARIETTA — A developer is revising his plans to build 17 townhomes on 2.5 acres near Smyrna after county staff objected to the development and the property’s annexation into the city limits. The Bo...
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RUBBER, HIT THE ROAD: Councilman wants tires gone, says some tire shops have expanded operations to parking lots despite city rules
MARIETTA — Some of Marietta’s tire shops may have to reconsider where they keep their merchandise if Councilman Grif Chalfant gets his way. Chalfant has asked the City Council’s Judicial/Legislativ...
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Sickle cell Walk-a-Thon is Saturday
The Paul E. Kelly Jr. American Legion/Auxiliary No. 296, at 906 West Atlanta St. in Marietta, will host Saturday its 20th annual Sickle Cell Anemia Walk-a-Thon and Community Health Fair. The 3½-mil...
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Two Cobb schools finish in top 5 at state math tournament
The team from Wheeler High School finished third; Kennesaw Mountain placed fifth.
April 27, 2015 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Slam: Tennis Hall of Fame set to open with gala on Saturday
On Saturday, the Georgia Tennis Hall of Fame, newly constructed in Marietta, will hold its grand opening ceremony. The public is welcome to buy tickets to the opening gala, which will take place in...
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Delicious dishes: Crowd of 80,000 savors food, drink during Taste of Marietta
About 80,000 people made their way through the closed-down streets of Marietta Square on Sunday afternoon with food and drink in hand celebrating the Taste of Marietta. Tents, each housing a miniat...
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Coach accused of physical harassment: Department of Athletics will conduct a comprehensive review into the claims
Kennesaw State University women’s basketball coach Nitra Perry was accused of verbal and physical harassment toward her players, according to a video published Friday by KSU Owl Radio, the universi...
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World Organization of China Painters coming to Marietta
The Georgia branch of the World Organization of China Painters will have a free multi-state convention and show from Thursday to May 2 at the Atlanta Hilton/Marietta Conference Center, 500 Powder S...
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Family, friends start fund for man who may have drowned
MARIETTA — A Smyrna man who authorities believe drowned in the Chattahoochee River near Akers Mill Road last week is remembered for his outgoing personality and infectious smile. Niles Young, 20, w...
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Veterans Memorial 5K to be May 23
The American Legion Post 29, at 921 Gresham Road in Marietta, will have the Veterans Memorial 5K race on the Marietta Square on May 23. The event will feature a 5K run/walk starting at 7:30 a.m., a...
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Backyard campout at Swift-Cantrell
Registration is now open for an overnight backyard campout event May 16 at Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Highway in Kennesaw. Participants can enjoy camping under the night sky, along with backy...
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Two Cobb schools make top 5 at math tournament
Two Cobb schools placed in the top five at the 39th annual state mathematics tournament Saturday, a one-day, invitation-only competition in which Georgia’s top math students test their knowledge of...
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Canton weighs action on chemical smell
After receiving new complaints about a hazardous material smell emitting from a Cherokee County facility, Canton officials are considering taking action. The facility, International Marble Inc., a ...
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Notable Marietta religious leaders reflect at Remember When Club meeting
Some of Marietta’s most recognizable religious leaders gathered at the Marietta Museum of History on Friday to share memories and talk about changes in the religious community. The fourth installme...
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Picture perfect: Marietta High senior centers prom night around friendships
MARIETTA — Emma Mills said ever since she watched her older brother, Brigham, attend his prom with a group of friends instead of going with a date, she knew it was a tradition she had to try once b...
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Glory in the Garden: Marietta Educational Garden Center conducts annual fundraiser
MARIETTA — Despite threats of rain, Mariettans boogied down Saturday night during the Marietta Educational Garden Center’s seventh annual fundraiser — Glory in the Garden 2015 — at Fair Oaks, a his...
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Police say shots fired at Lil Wayne tour bus Sunday
Shots were fired at a tour bus caravan carrying rapper Lil Wayne at about 3 a.m. Sunday morning, according to Cobb police. There are no suspects and no one was injured in the incident, said Sergean...
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Parent calls for school board to fund rebuild
MABLETON — During the heavy rain last weekend, Harmony Leland Elementary School flooded and the security system failed, which some say is proof the school board should continue to set aside funds t...
April 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 6 6 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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