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Street upgrades, sidewalks, public safety complex on city's SPLOST list
Millions of dollars in street upgrades, sidewalk construction and public safety equipment are among the projects the Marietta City Council has tentatively agreed to fund if voters approve another round of the 1 percent special-purpose local-option sales tax.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Warrant: Marietta man denied bond in home invasion case
A man suspected to have played a role in a violent home invasion was denied bond and remains in Cobb jail for now.
Resurgens marks $1M in donations to the surrounding community
Children play on playground equipment at East Cobb Park. Resurgens has now surpassed the $1 million mark of donations distributed throughout the metro Atlanta area.
Luncheon to award stars of Nobis
Nobis Works will host its 16th annual Galaxy of Stars and Tommy Awards luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 30 at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
Auburn lands commitment from Georgia lineman Bailey Sharp
Marietta, Georgia offensive lineman Bailey Sharp committed to Auburn on Saturday morning, according to reports from multiple recruiting services.
Tant: Extremists pervert their religion
"Heil Hitler!" shouted the sick and sad old man handcuffed in the back seat of a police car.
Police investigate 3 armed robberies in 2 days
Cobb police officers are investigating three armed robberies that took place over two days.
Councilman bringing in experts to advise first-time homebuyers
Nervous first-time homebuyers uncertain about how to obtain a mortgage have a chance to hear from industry experts at a forum hosted by Councilman Anthony Coleman, though he says there likely aren't enough affordable homes in the city for those new buyers.
Man sentenced after threat to eat judge's kids
A Marietta man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Man finds skeletal remains
A person searching for scrap metal discovered the remains of a badly decomposed body near a Cobb County subdivision Wednesday night, but police say foul play is not suspected.
Cobb churches prepare for Easter services
The Rev. Roger D. Allen of St. James Episcopal Church in Marietta, washes the feet of the Rev.
Enrollment up in Cobb, Marietta school districts
According to a student count conducted in March, enrollment is up at both the Cobb County School District and Marietta City Schools.
Cobb residents walk to show support for immigrants
A line of 200 to 300 people march down the sidewalk along South Cobb Drive on Wednesday afternoon in what was termed a pilgrimage for immigrants during Holy Week.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
A day for vinyl lovers: Store on Square prepares for Record Store Day Saturday
Melissa Kumpe of Sweet Melissa's Records on the Marietta Square, will celebrate all day April 19. Record Store Day is an international movement conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1,000 independently owned record ... (more)
Revolution Lighting Technologies Closes Acquisition of Value Lighting Inc
Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. , a leader in advanced LED lighting solutions, today announced it has closed its acquisition of Value Lighting Inc. and certain affiliates .
Area couple battles elementary school over CRCT testing
Tracy and Mary Finney stand in the backyard of their Marietta home with their children, Ian, 15, a freshman at Marietta High School; Jack, 9, and Macy, 11, both students at Westside Elementary School.
Second Murder Suspect Charged in March Shooting at Marietta Apartment Complex
Marietta Police say a second suspect has been arrested in connection with the March 27 shooting death of Damion Wright.
This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta April 18-20
Friday, Housrocker Johnson is at Blind Willie's. JP Blues celebrates his birthday and performs at Darwin's in Marietta.
Bridging differences: It's time for a change in tactics in hospital impasse
If there's one thing that can be said with certainty about WellStar Kennestone Hospital, it's that it will continue to grow.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Cobb residents rescued after being trapped by fallen oak tree
Marietta homeowner Ken Sherman pauses for a moment after covering the hole in his roof on Sugar Creek Drive, off Powder Springs Road, to reflect about how lucky he, his girlfriend and another women in the home are after a large Oak trees split the roof in half Tuesday afternoon, trapping the women in a room upstairs.