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East Cobb Senior Center to have events
The East Cobb Senior Center, 3332 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta, will have two information events in April for ages 55-plus. ♦ “Advance Care Planning,” provided by The Good Life Club, will be April...
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Senior Wellness Center set to have seminars
The Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs Road, Suite 100 in Marietta, will have six informational events for ages 55-plus. ♦ “Healthy Home” will be April 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Join...
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Marietta Historic Board of Review passes Councilman Goldstein's Square brewpub design
MARIETTA — A divided city board on Monday approved Councilman Philip Goldstein’s design for a three-story brewpub on Marietta Square. The Marietta Historic Board of Review voted 5-4 to approve Gold...
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Principle Position: New principals coming to two Cobb County high schools
Two high schools in the Cobb County School District will soon have new principals. But although the principals will be new to Pebblebrook and Allatoona high schools, they won’t be new to the job. O...
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Man pleads not guilty in December kidnapping case
A Roswell man pleaded not guilty this month on kidnapping charges after an Acworth woman and her daughter were taken and held against their will in December, police said. Darin Michael Czech, 43, o...
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March enrollment count down from October for Cobb, Marietta school districts
MARIETTA — The enrollment numbers for Cobb and Marietta schools took a slight dip in March compared to October, but officials in both systems say that’s normal. The enrollment numbers are counted t...
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Voters set to decide on a plan for failing schools
MARIETTA — Cobb’s lawmakers mostly supported a bill that would establish a statewide school district for failing schools, although some were adamantly opposed to it. A constitutional amendment to o...
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Braves want green stadium: Team is looking to irrigation, lights and LEED certification
The Braves are working to increase sustainability at their new ballpark in Cobb County, using new technology and green initiatives to help decrease SunTrust Park’s impact on the environment.For ins...
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Austell man sentenced for role in $4M fraud scheme
ATLANTA — An Austell man was sentenced Thursday for his role in a scheme to steal more than $4 million from the Bank of New York Mellon. Derek Spinks, 35, pleaded guilty in September and was senten...
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KSU hosting conference on addiction in young people
Kennesaw State University is preparing to host a three-day conference on drug addiction in young people.
March 31, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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41st Civil War Round Table meeting April 9
The Civil War Round Table of Cobb County will have its 41st meeting April 9 at the KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive in Kennesaw. There will be a meet and greet at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting at 7 p.m....
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Chatterbox: Sen. Hill’s Facebook shows passion raised by bill
A visit to state Sen. Judson Hill’s Facebook page gives a glimpse of the passions raised by the state’s religious liberty bill, which waits for a House vote after being approved by the Senate. Writ...
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County prepares parade of Easter events
Cobb County is preparing for Easter Sunday with a parade of events, among them the annual Easter Sunrise Service at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The sunrise service takes place at 7...
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North Cobb residents fight developer’s proposal: BK Properties requests rezoning 30-acres in Town Center area to build two warehouses
TOWN CENTER — Residents in north Cobb plan to fight a developer’s proposal to build two warehouse buildings near a neighborhood in the Town Center area. The developer, San Antonio-based BK Properti...
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Chatterbox: Cobb ranks high on healthiest counties list
Cobb was named the fourth healthiest county in the state, according to a study done by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a national philanthropy dedicated to health. In the 2015 rankings, Cobb wa...
March 30, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton man draws up panda insurance for Zoo Atlanta
Fans of the famous Zoo Atlanta pandas can thank a Canton man for writing an insurance policy to ensure the loveable animals’ safety if any harm comes their way while they travel back to China. With...
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Ball Ground man found guilty on 24 animal cruelty charges
A local man was found guilty on a total of 58 counts this month, about half of which were for animal cruelty, and sentencing is set for next month. Rud Tietjen, 55, of Ball Ground was found guilty ...
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Fans turn out for Black and Gold game
KENNESAW — “Ladies and gentleman, welcome to Fifth Third Bank Stadium!” The Kennesaw State University Owls football team took the field for their first Spring Black and Gold game — a scrimmage betw...
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Majority of Marietta city council favors term limit referendum
MARIETTA — After nearly a month-long debate among city officials, residents of Marietta may have a chance to voice their opinions over term limits at the polls — to the majority of the council’s sa...
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