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Marietta, Georgia is located in Cobb County. Zip codes in Marietta, GA include 30067, 30065, and 30007. The median home price in Marietta is $250,000 which is roughly $105/per square foot. More Marietta information.

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Marietta Middle lockdown lifted, student with knife discovered

A report of a student stabbed at Marietta Middle School put the school on lockdown for one hour this afternoon, but Marietta police officers found no one injured, said Officer David Baldwin, police spokesman.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

MDJonline.com

Shreiner Academy kicks off yearlong speaker series

Shreiner Academy, a private K-8 school at 1340 Terrell Mill Road in Marietta, will host a yearlong, free speaker series to help parents and teachers understand childhood.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

MDJonline.com

Cobb Creepers Car Club's love affair with classic vehicles going strong since 1960

Creeper's Car Club founding members Bob Baker, left, in front of one of his 11 vintage automobiles, a 1965 Ford Mustang 2+2 Fastback; and Ray Carson, in front of his 1932 Ford Cabriolet.

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MDJonline.com

Year later, mother of missing woman offers $2.5K reward

Jonnie Moeller, left, with the Marietta Police Dept., embraces Lisa Daniels, the mother of missing woman Tiffany Whitton, who was last seen leaving the Wal-Mart on South Cobb Parkway in Marietta about a year ago.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

Pedestrian Awareness Essential for Vital Communities

There's been some brouhaha in the city of Brookhaven lately. Certainly the city is at a crossroads with how much power it ought to possess, but there's something a bit less controversial happening these days.

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Patch.com

WOW House: Stunning East Cobb Estate in Upscale Neighborhood

This week's East Cobb WOW house is a 7 bedroom, 6 bath home with marble flooring and a grand foyer with dual staircases.

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Business Insurance

Marietta, Georgia, extends pension benefits to married same-sex couples

City council members voted 6-1 in favor of an amendment to Marietta's personnel rules and regulations allowing legal spouses of gay and lesbian city employees to receive annuity payments and other survivor benefits under the city's defined benefit pension plan. Prior to the council's vote on Wednesday, Mayor Steve Tumlin said the amendment was primarily intended to bring the city's pension plan into compliance with Internal Revenue Service regulations revised in 2013 to reflect the U.S. Supreme Court's invalidation of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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I Learned About Flying From That: Taking an Old Bird to Oshkosh

Around 1950 the Air Force decided it needed a new trainer airplane. As you know, the Beech T-34 was the winner.

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Examiner.com

The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta September 15-21, 2014

It's time to take a look at the week ahead and find the great blues happening all around us! Truett Lollis brings amazing music to Darwin's. Brandin Reeves visits Blind Willie's.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Evening Sun

Change of venue sought in loud music killing

A man accused of killing a teenager in Florida during an argument over loud music is scheduled to be back in court as his attorneys argue that a new trial should be held outside of Jacksonville. Attorneys for Michael Dunn will try to convince a judge Thursday that media coverage of his earlier trial, which ended deadlocked on a first-degree murder charge, has tainted the local jury pool.

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Judge to decide if Dunn's 'loud music' murder trial should move out of Jacksonville

A man accused of killing a teenager in Florida during an argument over loud music is scheduled to be back in court as his attorneys argue that a new trial should be held outside of Jacksonville. Attorneys for Michael Dunn will try to convince a judge Thursday that media coverage of his earlier trial, which ended deadlocked on a first-degree murder charge, has tainted the local jury pool.

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MDJonline.com

Marietta City Council approves change to same-sex pension benefits

City employees married to a person of the same sex can now receive the same retirement benefits as those in a heterosexual marriage.

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MDJonline.com

Raymond Reed remembered as being a - model for the rest of us'

Friends and family say Raymond Reed devoted his life to Marietta, serving his city as a lawyer and state legislator.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

MDJonline.com

March of Dimes auction on Sept. 18 to benefit children, family welfare

Johnnie Gabriel, owner of Gabriel Desserts in Marietta, is ready to offer her time and desserts to the March of Dimes Cobb Signature Chef Dinner on Sept.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

MDJonline.com

Marietta Streetfest on Sept. 20 to feature antiques, arts, crafts, classic cars and much more

Jan Galt, director of operations for the Marietta Museum of History, watches from inside her cardboard fort as Museum Registrar Christa McCay and her son, Beckett, 4, play with his matchbox cars and cardboard tubes.

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Top '14 Draft pick Chavis relishes trip to Fenway

Michael Chavis took batting practice at Fenway Park on Tuesday afternoon, going through his normal habit of staying through the ball and hitting line drives at first. After a little while, though, the 26th overall pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft began trying to air some balls out over the Green Monster.

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Patch.com

Cobb Sex Offender Gets Prison Time for Child Porn Distribution

A Marietta man and registered sex offender will be off the streets while he serves a sentence in federal prison for receiving and distributing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. Charles Pelts, 35, was sentenced to 15 years in prison and lifetime probation following his May 14, 2014 guilty plea, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia Atlanta Division said in a release.

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MDJonline.com

4th US aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

A medical plane transporting the fourth American aid worker sickened with the Ebola virus landed in metro Atlanta on Tuesday morning, with the patient headed to Emory University Hospital, where two others have been successfully treated.

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Asbury Park Press

4th US aid worker with Ebola arrives in Ga. hospital4th US aid worker ...

The fourth American aid worker sickened with the Ebola virus arrived Tuesday morning for treatment at Emory University Hospital, where two others have been successfully treated.

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Daily Mail

Fourth US aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

Horrifying moment police shot dead armed Florida man who threatened to kill himself and his roommates after he refused to drop his gun 'This is OUR life and we will show the world what real love is': Ray Rice's wife DEFENDS the man who knocked her out cold and blames the media for 'embarrassing' them The NFL NEVER asked to see Ray Rice tape even though the casino, police and player's attorney had copies... while longer version shows NO remorse from player Fox host spends just 13 seconds addressing his 'joke' that the video of Ray Rice punching his fiancA©e in an elevator shows people should 'take the stairs' Family of beheaded journalist Steven Sotloff blast White House for failing to do more to save him as it emerges he was 'sold' to ISIS for as little as $25,000 'I've got a girl back here in a cage': How 'rapist kidnapper' casually told his girlfriend's ex about the woman 'he had ... (more)

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