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Police announce road closure for Monday
KENNESAW — The Kennesaw Police Department announced a section of Live Oak Drive, between Sycamore Drive and Red Oak Drive, will be closed Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a stormwater upgrade proje...
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Job fair to fill teaching positions
SMYRNA — The Cobb School District is looking to hire several hundred educators after an eight-year hiring freeze and layoffs. The school district will host a job fair April 15 from 2 to 6 p.m. at t...
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Colombian national living in Marietta charged with smuggling firearms
ATLANTA — A Colombian national living in Marietta was arraigned on federal charges of illegally exporting firearms to Colombia and possessing and disposing of stolen firearms, including a handgun r...
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Pebblebrook, Allatoona get new principals: School board also renews contract for super’s cabinet
MARIETTA — Two Cobb high schools are getting new principals after the school board on Thursday approved their appointments. The board unanimously approved making Sprayberry High School Principal Jo...
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Job fair today at Switzer Library
Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet a wide range of Cobb County area employers at a job fair at the Switzer Library, 266 Roswell St. in Marietta, today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Recruiters a...
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Man charged with drug trafficking
A Marietta man was arrested March 3 and charged with drug trafficking after police say they found what they believe to be methamphetamine and heroin in his trailer. Ismael Reyes-Molina, 46, has bee...
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Smyrna man killed by police in Vinings had history of fleeing
Officials have not formally identified unarmed suspect, but his family plans to make a public statement today
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Term limits referendum moves forward in Marietta
Committee sends proposal to full council for vote in April
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Board members to take up executive cabinet contracts
MARIETTA — Cobb Superintendent Chris Ragsdale’s executive cabinet and other administrators are expected to have their contracts renewed at tonight’s school board meeting. Executive cabinet members ...
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Police release name of man in house fire
Cobb police have released the name of the man they say died in a Tuesday morning house fire off Powder Springs Road in Marietta. Police say Phillip L. Perry, 55, was found dead in his home at 1905 ...
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18-year-old arrested in fatal pedestrian collision
Marietta police arrested Ashli Mitchell, 18, of Powder Springs on Tuesday on charges related to a fatal pedestrian collision on Franklin Road. Police say Mitchell’s minivan struck and killed 78-yea...
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Family of killed KSU student files lawsuit
The family of a Kennesaw State University student who was killed when a woman crashed her car into the restaurant where he was eating has filed suit against the driver, the restaurant owner and the...
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CID moving forward on managed lanes ramp
CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Community Improvement District’s board is moving forward with its plans to add an access point at Akers Mill Road to the $834 million managed lanes project under constru...
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Chatterbox: Lee officially announces bid for another term
Cobb Chairman Tim Lee formally announced his campaign for re-election in 2016 in a release Thursday. Although Lee told the MDJ in January he planned to run for re-election, the release is the offic...
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Free workouts to be at Swift-Cantrell Park
KENNESAW — Kennesaw Parks & Recreation is offering a series of free outdoor workouts at Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Highway in Kennesaw, in support of its Fit City initiative aimed at promotin...
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Citizen performs arrest on alleged robber
A citizen performed a true citizen’s arrest on an alleged bank robber Tuesday at a Wells Fargo in Marietta, according to police. Cobb police say Mark Katchem, 25, of Chicago, Illinois, attempted to...
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Cannabis oil bill now goes to Gov. Deal
ATLANTA — A bill aiming to decriminalize possession of cannabis oil in Georgia for use in treating certain medical conditions is heading to the governor’s desk, but one Cobb lawmaker sought to make...
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Thunder’s thoughts: In annual address, Marietta Mayor Tumlin says city is good and growing
MARIETTA — Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin was in a celebratory mood Wednesday morning when he delivered his State of the City address in front of about 200 people, saying he looked forward to a bright...
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Man makes initial court appearance in bomb case
A Marietta man made an initial appearance in court Monday on federal charges related to pipe bombs found in Vickery Creek Park in Roswell in November. Michael C. Sibley, 67, is charged with attempt...
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