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Cobb, Georgia is located in Sumter County. Zip codes in Cobb, GA include 31735. The median home price in Cobb is $220,000.

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Cobb property taxes up by about $32M

Cobb property owners should keep an eye on their mailboxes: there's a bill on the way.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Customs center will make McCollum more attractive

International flights can depart from Cobb County Airport-McCollum Field in Kennesaw.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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BRT off the SPLOST ballot, but the motor's still running

STATE DOT ENGINEERS are proceeding with preliminary work on a possible Bus Rapid Transit system down the Cobb Parkway corridor, even though the controversial proposal has been pulled off the upcoming Nov. 4 SPLOST ballot by Cobb Commission Chairman Tim Lee.

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BRT off the SPLOST ballot, but the motor's still running

STATE DOT ENGINEERS are proceeding with preliminary work on a possible Bus Rapid Transit system down the Cobb Parkway corridor, even though the controversial proposal has been pulled off the upcoming Nov. 4 SPLOST ballot by Cobb Commission Chairman Tim Lee.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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Thompson: Lump sum is less than installments: Cobb County officials defend short-term payment choices

Cobb officials were recently presented with a dilemma lottery winners face: take the winnings as a lump sum or in installments.

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Braves' to-be neighbor files suit against the Cobb Board of Commissioners

With only days before bonds are set to be issued to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Braves, the county and the team have been thrown a late-breaking curveball.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Traffic to drive cost of tolls

Officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation said they will soon be able to guarantee a travel speed of 45 miles per hour for commuters driving through Cobb and Cherokee counties, but only if they are willing to pay a "market-driven" toll.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Reversible lanes counter direction and counter congestion

Details are coming into focus about the $834 million reversible express lanes project to be constructed in Cobb and Cherokee counties - and the picture is looking better and better.

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Woman steals police car, flees

After resisting arrest Sunday, a woman allegedly stole a Cobb County Police car and sped down Interstate 75, which left a Cobb police officer injured before she was finally subdued in Atlanta, police said.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

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Leanna Harris defends husband

The mother of the boy who died in a hot car in Cobb continues to defend her husband.

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GDOT: $834M reversible lane project adds 4 exits in Cobb

A rendering of the proposed project shows two new tolled, reversible lanes on the west side of Interstate 75 in Cobb.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

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Police say Austell man shot woman, girl on Stonecrest Dr.

An Austell man is facing attempted murder charges after authorities say he shot two people Saturday, including a female juvenile.

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Storms bring rain, lightning, fires to Cobb

Cobb firefighters wait on a ladder for their fire hose line to charge at Mountain Park Estates apartment homes at about 3 p.m. Friday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

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Cobb under tornado warning until 3 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for northeastern Cobb County until 3 p.m. The Weather Service advises if you are in the path of this storm, move indoors and to a basement or interior room on the ground floor.

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Smoke free parks? A new ordinance in Kennesaw could come by month's end

Smoking could be banned at all Kennesaw city parks under a possible code change as early as the end of this month.

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Paulding to install cameras on Silver Comet Trail

A Paulding County Police car, designed to patrol the Silver Comet Trail, drives by the spot where Tina Waddell was attacked and dragged from the popular walking and biking spot in Dallas, on July 29. On Thursday, the Paulding Sheriff's Office announced plans to install 47 high-resolution cameras along the 18-mile portion of the trail in Paulding, ... (more)

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

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Where poetry lives: U.S. poet laureate visits Cobb

Martina Goscha, left, a member of the Cobb Library Foundation board, chats with Natasha Trethewey, two-term U.S. poet laureate, and U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson on Wednesday night at a gathering at The Georgian Club in Cumberland.

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Cobb Police has $66M plan in works

After months of work, Cobb officials have released their plan to help the county's police department retain its officers.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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Heightened security: Cobb middle, elementary schools locking public out

Cobb County School Campus Police Officer Chris Ayers chats with sixth-grader Bo Benincosa during a classroom change Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

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On the ball: Swordsman's Ball to help fight cancer in Cobb and beyond

Co-Chairmen for this year's American Cancer Society Swordsman Ball are Tom Heyer and his wife, Wendy Bunch-Heyer, Executive Leadership Council representative Babe Atkins-Byrne and Justin and Jenni O'Dell.

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