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Marietta City Council to consider adding land to city
MARIETTA — The City Council will consider adding 16 acres of property to its limits at tonight’s committee meetings. The council’s Judicial/Legislative Committee will discuss adding 42 properties t...
July 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb BoE to appoint architect, central office positions
MARIETTA — The Cobb Board of Education will decide Thursday whether to approve an architect to renovate part of McEachern High School’s campus. The school’s junior and senior buildings date back to...
July 30, 2014 12:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies commends Tom Price on legislation
The Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies Inc. on Monday thanked U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-Roswell) for introducing new Medicare legislation that would replace across-the-board Medicare cuts wi...
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‘Owner’s rep’ will oversee stadium building
BoC to hire ‘experts’ to ensure public’s interest
July 29, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta keeps tax rates same: Increased property values allow government to collect more money
MARIETTA — The city will collect more in taxes next year, but rates will not increase. The City Council approved the tax rate in a 5-0 vote, with Stuart Fleming and Andy Morris absent, Monday night...
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‘We cannot allow this’: Councilman targets homeless camp near Allgood Road
MARIETTA — Councilman Anthony Coleman set out to rid his district of vagrants Saturday afternoon. Coleman called police and the media to the scene of a homeless camp off Allgood Road near the round...
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Cobb names Teachers of Year
MARIETTA — Teachers from Hendricks Elementary in Powder Springs, Daniell Middle in Marietta and Allatoona High in Acworth were named the Cobb School District’s three academic-level Teachers of the ...
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Job fair Thursday held at American Legion
The American Legion Post No. 294, at 3282 Florence Road in Powder Springs, and Unemployment Eliminators LLC will have a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. The goal of Unemployment Eliminators...
July 29, 2014 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snellville man dies by drowning in Lake Allatoona on Sunday
MARIETTA — A 26-year-old Snellville man died by drowning in Lake Allatoona on Sunday, said Mark McKinnon, a spokesman for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Ryan Tyndall drowned as he swa...
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‘This war’s over’: In Marietta, Enola Gay navigator recounts flight to drop first atomic bomb
Editor’s note: The following is a May 2012 interview Theodore “Dutch” VanKirk gave to the MDJ. VanKirk died of natural causes Monday at his home in Stone Mountain, his son said. MARIETTA — The year...
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Graduates, rise! Kennesaw graduates summer class of 1,163
KENNESAW — The music business program at Kennesaw State University was spotlighted during Tuesday’s commencement ceremony with a popular entertainment lawyer who has represented Michael Jackson, Ja...
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Bill gives $6.4M for Cobb veterans affairs facility
$10B slated to allow vets to choose doctor
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All geared up! Acworth Cabela’s preps for grand opening next month
ACWORTH — Cabela’s employees were busy training and setting out merchandise Tuesday, as the new store gears up for its grand opening next month. At 100,000 square feet, when the store opens Aug. 21...
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Braves ballpark builders to hold meeting on bidding opportunities
AUSTELL — Anyone interested in an opportunity to be a part of building the new Atlanta Braves ballpark is invited to join American Builders 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. on August 11 at Riverside EpiCenter...
July 30, 2014 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Driving a deal: County to spend $3.4M to build two new driver services offices
MARIETTA — The county plans to spend $3.4 million to build a pair of driver services offices set to replace its existing two by next summer. Drivers use the centers to apply for licenses and take d...
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Former head of Georgia Army National Guard honored with medal
CUMBERLAND — The first female head of Georgia’s Army National Guard was honored with a Distinguished Service Medal in recognition of her 28 year military career. Retired Major General Maria Britt o...
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Public meeting to focus on zoning changes
The City of Kennesaw will have a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Aug. 5 at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw, that will kick off public participation on zoning for the Ch...
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Marietta man shot in Smyrna
A Marietta man was shot outside of an apartment complex near Cumberland Square North Shopping Center, Smyrna police said. Cornell Sullivan, 21, was shot outside at Wyndcliff Galleria apartments off...
July 29, 2014 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man drowns at Lake Allatoona northwest of Atlanta
Authorities are investigating a drowning at Lake Allatoona.
July 28, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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