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Safety Commission holds panel on active shooters
MARIETTA — When Cobb Police Captain Jeff Adcock listened to the 911 calls from the Kennesaw FedEx warehouse shooting in May, he found most of the callers were in “absolute panic.” “The vast majorit...
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‘The need is remarkable’: Voters urged to help spinal injury patients Nov. 4
Joseph Frazier of Marietta, the chairman of the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission, said people turn to his organization as a “last resort.” The commission awards up to $15,000 to Georgi...
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Ethics complaint against Chairman Lee revised; commissioners weigh in
MARIETTA — The west Cobb resident who filed an ethics complaint against Cobb Chairman Tim Lee has updated his charge to reflect recently revealed information about the deal to bring the Atlanta Bra...
October 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 8 8 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man found dead in burned townhome
MARIETTA — A man was found dead in a Marietta townhome that was on fire early Sunday morning, Cobb firefighters said. Lt. Dan Dupree of the Cobb County Fire Department said the fire started in the ...
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Library displays Japanese American internment exhibit
The East Cobb Library is showing an exhibit focusing on the internment camps that were used in the U.S. during World War II. During the war, 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the west coast, about two-thi...
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Lennar Atlanta model opening this weekend
Lennar Atlanta will host a model grand opening this weekend at its Bellwood community in Marietta near Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. “There’ll be a cook-out at Bellwood on Sat., Oct....
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Chattahoochee River Line Civil War lecture is Nov. 5
The Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta St. in Powder Springs, will have the “Chattahoochee River Line 150th Anniversary Lecture” with Mike Shaffer from 2 to 3 p.m. Nov. 5. Shaffer will share insi...
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Building the future: King Springs to use two campuses in ’15
Smyrna — To counter overcrowding at King Springs Elementary, the school will use two campuses next year. The special needs preschool, kindergarten and first grade students will move to the old Brow...
October 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smyrna City Council set to vote on new vehicles
Smyrna — The City Council is set to vote next week to purchase four new cars for its police department. The four 2015 Ford Interceptors will cost $114,000, which is funded by the department’s 2015 ...
October 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leader of Lutheran Church in Guatemala visits e. Cobb
A retired Lutheran pastor from east Cobb says his religion is about how people live today and how to help them through lives. That is why the Rev. Bob Bear goes to Guatemala in Central America once...
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Weatherford: Commissioner’s race comes down to experience
MARIETTA — Bob Weatherford said the main difference between himself and his opponent in the race for the District 1 Cobb Commissioner seat is experience. The Republican candidate faces Democrat Der...
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Crump aims to rebuild trust between people and politicians
MARIETTA — Derrick Crump said he decided to run for political office because he saw a disconnect between the people and their elected officials — a disconnect he said needs to be removed. The first...
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Cobb Senior Services to launch Christmas 365
Cobb Senior Services announced it will launch Christmas365, formerly known as Senior Santa, as a way to connect the needs of seniors in Cobb County with the generosity of the community. The public ...
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City seeks entries for Dec. 6 Santa Parade
Kennesaw city event organizers are seeking entries for their annual Santa parade to be held Dec. 6 at noon in downtown Kennesaw. Parade entries will be judged and prizes will be awarded in seven ca...
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WWI discussion at East Cobb Library Nov. 11
The East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road in Marietta, will have “100 Years On … World War I in 2014 – A Veteran’s Day Special” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 11. The talk by Richard Harker, Educati...
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JE Dunn Atlanta office moves to Cobb
Smyrna — JE Dunn, a national construction company, will open the new location of its Atlanta headquarters in Cobb on Monday. The company moved its headquarters, which employs 90 people, from Sandy ...
October 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police look for suspects in Austell robbery
AUSTELL — Police are searching for four suspects involved in an armed robbery at a Family Dollar in Austell on Thursday night. Four people entered the store on Six Flags Drive, but only two of them...
October 18, 2014 12:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local men sentenced in drug trafficking case
MARIETTA — An Alpharetta man was sentenced to 30 years Thursday after police found methamphetamine, marijuana and digital scales in a car he was in. Robert John Klicka, 36, was arrested Dec. 26, 20...
October 18, 2014 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florida man gets life in prison in loud music killing
UPDATE: A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a Marietta teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store has been sentenced to life in...
October 17, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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