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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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14 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Cobb won't see tax increase

Cobb County Sgt. Ronnie Hyatt loads his department-issued rifle and other gear into his patrol vehicle during a shift change at Precinct 4 in east Cobb.

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14 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Police: Cobb firefighter beat legally blind wife in ATL hotel

A Cobb County firefighter who was arrested Sunday morning in Gwinnett County after his legally blind wife told police he had beaten her was denied bond in court Monday, said Tracy Flanagan, spokeswoman for the Fulton County Sherriff's office.

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Developer asks county to improve s. Cobb road

The county and its development authority are preparing construction plans to make an area of south Cobb more attractive in response to a developer wanting to build there.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Appeals filed against $397M in bonds for Braves stadium

The issuance of up to $397 million worth of bonds to finance the new Atlanta Braves stadium has been appealed to the Supreme Court of Georgia.

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Cobb to sell old elections building

Cobb County planning to sell its former elections building on Waddell Street for $450,000.

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Coming together - Cobb Police Chief, Public Safety Director, meet with black leaders over Ferguson

Deane Bonner, second from left, Cobb County's NAACP chapter president, emphasizes a point during a discussion with public officials and members of the community during a meeting requested by Sam Heaton, third from left, Cobb County public safety director, on possible solutions to prevent what occurred recently in Ferguson, Mo.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Bloomin' miracle: Cactus sprouts 40 rare flowers

Robert Marisay gazes at several buds on his 12-foot tall night blooming cactus Thursday.

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Cobb County's 7.2% jobless rate is one of lowest in metro area

While Georgia has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation, Cobb's jobless numbers are relatively low when compared to other counties around Atlanta and the state.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

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Takin' a soakin' for a very good cause

Marietta Schools bus driver Karen Martin dumps a bucket of cold water and ice over Superintendent Emily Lembeck's head Thursday afternoon at the school's transportation offices on Dodd Street.

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Teacher of the Year: Allatoona educator achieves top honor

Allatoona High School geography and history teacher Tyler Gwynn, center, smiles after Cobb County interim Superintendent Chris Ragsdale proclaimed him the 2014 District Teacher of the Year.

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Some cool news for a hot weekend

THIS MORNING finds Marietta and Cobb being hammered by a late-August heat wave. No "hot" news needed, so here's plenty of "cool" news: --- LAWYERS are used to duking it out in court; so why not battle it out on the bandstand as well? Well, that is exactly what nearly two dozen Cobb lawyers will be doing at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre on Sept.

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Feds, county at odds over flood funds

Cobb officials and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are at odds over whether the county must repay more than $550,000 in federal dollars awarded after severe storms and flooding hit the area in 2009.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Police probe busts gang in heroin ring

Cobb County police went undercover for a year while investigating a gang they suspected was trafficking heroin in the county.

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South Cobb High Class of '59 to celebrate 55th reunion

Members of the South Cobb High School Class of 1959 offered Cobb County Interim Superintendent Chris Ragsdale a glimpse of the classic cars of their high school days with a 1959 Ford Galaxie.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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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