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MRC chairman opposes mayor’s idea for trolley service parking lot
The chairman of the Marietta Redevelopment Corporation said he’s not in favor of putting a parking lot on the nine acres the MRC owns to service a potential city trolley. Mayor Steve Tumlin announc...
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KSU holds workshop for educators on Holocaust
KENNESAW — More than 50 educators will be provided with resources and strategies for teaching students the relevance of the Holocaust at a workshop that starts today. The workshop is presented by t...
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County lobbyists talk transportation
MARIETTA — Attorney Chuck Clay, who is handling the county’s lobbying needs in the Georgia Legislature this year, said transportation funding is the No. 1 issue for the year. During a Tuesday meeti...
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Local lawmakers choose Carson as delegation chair
ATLANTA — State lawmakers representing Cobb have a new leader: Rep. John Carson (R-northeast Cobb). At its first meeting of the year Tuesday, the Cobb Legislative Delegation unanimously selected Ca...
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2 arrested in shooting close to Marietta High
Marietta police announced Tuesday they arrested two people in connection with a Sunday afternoon shooting on Westland Way near Marietta High School. Police arrested Gregory Swan, 20, of Woodstock, ...
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Man sentenced in chase, ignoring police road block
MARIETTA — A Cartersville man was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison after ignoring a roadblock set up by Cobb police and fleeing officers during a car chase in March 2014. Lietice Antwon Wi...
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Police: Austell mother killed 3 children, herself
Bodies discovered at Walton Crossing apartments by worker; cause of deaths not yet released
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Welcome to the Fiberhood: Google high-speed broadband network coming to Smyrna
ATLANTA — Google announced Tuesday its ultra high-speed broadband network will be coming to Smyrna. The announcement was made at the Google Atlanta headquarters and was attended by Smyrna Mayor Max...
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Tomorrow is another day: Gone with the Wind Museum collection lease rate may rise
MARIETTA — Leasing the collection that makes up the Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum is about to get more expensive for the city. For years, the city has paid the collection’s owner $10,000 annua...
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Chatterbox: Dealership to sponsor KSU athletic program
Kennesaw State University announced Wednesday that local car dealership Carl Black Chevrolet Buick GMC has agreed to a three-year sponsorship of the school’s athletic program. As a part of the agre...
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Body camera proposal fails to garner support
City Councilman Anthony Coleman failed to persuade the other two members of the Public Safety Committee to outfit police with body cameras Wednesday. Coleman said he asked for the council to discus...
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Cobb Board of Education moves closer to a decision on Ragsdale
Vote is also expected on 2 land purchases at meeting tonight
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Georgia House leaders propose transportation plan
Tea party leader says the funding bill would ‘deceive voters’ into paying more
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Killed Marietta couple had ‘a lasting impact’: Pair supported Cherokee charitable organization
The Marietta couple police say were killed in rural Georgia while seeking to purchase a car from an online seller had ties to a Cherokee County organization. Bud, 69, and June Runion, 66, of Mariet...
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KSU hosting free movie, pizza night
KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University will have a free movie showing tonight at the KSU Center at 3333 Busbee Drive in Kennesaw. The movie, “No Place on Earth,” centers on an American caver who stum...
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Children’s Healthcare celebrates new sports medicine center in Smyrna
Student-athletes in Cobb who require specialized therapy and rehabilitation have a new location to receive treatment. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta had a ribbon-cutting Tuesday for its new sport...
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Chatterbox: ‘Good for Cobb’
Cobb County community leaders announced the launch of a new organization, ‘Good for Cobb,’ a grassroots organization formed to support a wide range of initiatives that ensure a bright future for Co...
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Cobb Chief Magistrate Cox resigns, citing health
MARIETTA — Cobb Chief Magistrate Frank Cox announced Monday he would resign due to health issues. Cox, first elected chief magistrate in 2000, is on medical leave and will likely remain on leave un...
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MDJ editor is arrested on DUI, open container
WHITESBURG — Whitesburg police arrested William “Billy” Mitchell, 65, managing editor of the Marietta Daily Journal, on charges of DUI and open container violation at about 7 p.m. on Jan. 17. Polic...
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