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Acworth fatal wreck: 25-year-old killed, three others hurt
An Acworth woman died from injuries she sustained in a wreck on Interstate 75 Sunday night, Marietta police said. Richeany Meas, 25, of Acworth, was pronounced dead after a wreck with another car i...
September 02, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Born in 1908, Smyrna woman celebrates her 106th birthday
SMYRNA — A Smyrna woman who was born when Theodore Roosevelt was president has just celebrated her 106th birthday. Residents and staff at Delmar Gardens, a senior living community in Smyrna, threw ...
September 01, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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After loss of son, family starts foundation to prevent more opiate, heroin-related deaths
MARIETTA — When two Cobb detectives came to Missy Owen’s door, she already knew why they were there. Her son was dead. Davis, 20, had been found dead in his car from a drug overdose. “They found he...
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Authorities: Marietta woman found dead in Lake Allatoona
LAKE ALLATOONA ­— A Marietta woman’s body was found in Lake Allatoona, law enforcement officials confirmed Sunday. Sheila Ann Carlotta, 33, was discovered near the Kellogg Creek Day use area, accor...
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Vending machine vengeance: Marietta students say snacks are healthier, but unsatisfying
MARIETTA — Students may now be more likely to ask parents for a granola bar from the pantry than a few dollar bills before leaving for school as a result of new federal regulations for school vendi...
August 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council votes 5-0 on one-year moratorium: Ban only affects licenses for new lending establishments
There will be no new pawn shop, payday lending, check cashing, fast cash lending or title pawn businesses opening in the city of Kennesaw for one year after the City Council placed a moratorium on ...
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A stroll through the art: Marietta celebrates culture on the Square
From wall-hangings to walking sticks, Art in the Park on the Marietta Square has something for everyone to add to their home’s decor. A steady stream of festival-goers, some with baby strollers or ...
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Man gets six years: Violated ex-fiancee’s order with 600 calls, 450 texts
A man will spend time behind bars after making more than 600 phone calls and 450 text messages to a former fiancee who had a restraining order against him. Austin Luis Joseph, 33, was convicted in ...
August 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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State super interested in Cobb position
Board vice chairman says the job is Ragsdale’s to lose
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Labor Day labor: Workers thankful for rush of weekend shoppers
MARIETTA — Not everyone received a three-day weekend this Labor Day, but those who had to work around the Square said they enjoyed the holiday nonetheless. Since 1894, Labor Day has been celebrated...
September 02, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Hunger does not take time off’: MUST Ministries gives out more than 200K lunches over the summer
MARIETTA — MUST Ministries just wrapped up its Summer Lunch program, handing out 254,906 sack lunches to low-income families this year. When children are in school, they are guaranteed a meal, said...
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Cagle’s Farm welcomes the fall season with preview of new corn maze design
The Cagle family welcomed back the fall season with its 14th-annual corn maze design at this year’s ribbon-cutting event Thursday. This year, the long corn stalks making up the Cagle’s Corn Maze cr...
September 01, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powder Springs City Council chambers getting $200K makeover
The Powder Springs City Council recently voted to spend $214,285 on renovations for its Council Chambers at 4488 Pineview Drive. Mayor Pat Vaughn said there have been very minimal updates to the 1,...
September 01, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta man killed in skydiving accident
ATLANTA — Authorities are investigating how a Marietta man died skydiving in Polk County. Polk Deputy Coroner Tony Brazier said 26-year-old Donald Bragg died Saturday in an accident that also injur...
September 01, 2014 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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City owed $92K for property upkeep
MARIETTA — Councilman Philip Goldstein suggested this week the city foreclose on properties that haven’t paid the city for mowing their lawns. Mayor Steve Tumlin agreed with Goldstein, saying there...
August 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ethics complaint against Kennesaw Mayor Mathews over public funds use dismissed
KENNESAW — A recent ethics complaint against Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews was dismissed by the city’s ethics board at its meeting Thursday evening, but one City Council member said the matter should...
August 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 6 6 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goldstein questions legality of exchanges
Councilman Philip Goldstein, concerned about the legality of his colleagues exchanging emails about city business, directed city attorney Doug Haynie this week to give a presentation on the state’s...
August 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland CID board talks zoning, bridge design
CUMBERLAND — The leaders of the Cumberland Community Improvement District are taking steps to prepare the area ready for a coming tenant: the Atlanta Braves. At its monthly meeting on Thursday, the...
August 29, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Daredevil thrills: Six Flags offers sneak peek into upcoming rides
MARIETTA — Six Flags officials say there are plenty of attractions to keep parkgoers coming through the winter, and they’ve offered some sneak peeks into what’s to come in 2015. Next spring, Six Fl...
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