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2 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Cobb police search for Marietta First Third Bank robbery suspect

Police are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a Marietta bank Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA

6 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Active awareness and what you can do: Children left in hot vehicles

Police say they want everyone to know it is a crime , and that temperatures inside a car are much hotter than they are outside.

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10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Metro Atlanta's Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.6 Percent in June

The unemployment rate rose for the second straight month in metro Atlanta, rising four-tenths of a point in June, according to labor force estimates released by the Georgia Department of Labor.

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13 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Six Flags looking to hire 400 zombies, singers and dancers

Six Flags Over Georgia is getting ready for Halloween and their annual Fright Fest.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, Marietta, GA

18 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Pigs & Peaches BBQ Fest will be August 22 and 23

Harrison High School students Jonathan Hutson and Jonathan Keasler work as volunteers, bagging peaches at the Mercier Orchards tent at 2013's Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Education Etc., Food Festival, Kennesaw, GA, Fulton County, GA, Adams Park (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta July 25-27, 2014

Friday, The Georgia Flood comes to Darwin's with their exceptional young blues energy and talent.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Mudcat, Blues, Cherokee County, GA, Woodstock, GA, Events

Daily Tribune News

Loudermilk wins in District 11 runoff

Newly elected Congressman Barry Loudermilk thanks his supporters Tuesday night with his wife Desiree, from left, daughter-in-law Sarah with granddaughter Emma, son Travis and daughter Christiana.

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Related Topix: Cherokee County, GA, Haralson County, GA, Felton, GA

WTLV

Loudermilk wins GOP runoff to succeed Rep. Gingrey

Loudermilk wins GOP runoff to succeed Rep. Gingrey MARIETTA, Ga. - Barry Loudermilk has been chosen by Republican voters to take GOP Rep. Phil Gingrey's seat in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Linder, Marietta, GA

Patch.com

PSCO Awards Medal of Valor to Deputy Randall Shelnutt

Paulding County Sheriff's Deputy Randall Shelnutt was awarded the Medal of Valor by Sheriff Gary Gulledge for his actions during an incident in 2013.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 7/23/14: MARTA passenger saved after falling onto tracks

A 39-year-old man is recovering from injuries after falling onto one of MARTA's rail tracks last night.

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Patch.com

Weatherford Wins Runoff, North Wins Election

The City of Acworth's former Post 3 Alderman is one step closer to being elected to the Cobb County Board of Commissioners.

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Related Topix: Acworth, GA

Patch.com

Stultz Ousted from BOE in Runoff Landslide

Smyrna's representative on the Cobb County Board of Education has lost his seat in a landslide.

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MDJonline.com

One Team. One Goal. Student Success.

Retired educator Betty Gray fires up an auditorium full of current principals and assistant principals as one of several guest speakers Tuesday morning at Kennesaw Mountain High School at the 2014 Cobb County School District Leadership Kickoff.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kennesaw, GA, Sumter County, GA, Cobb, GA, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Johnny Isakson

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination

Staff / Samantha M. Shal / Buckhead resident Mike Quarles casts his ballot at the Chastain Park gym in Buckhead during Tuesday's primary runoff voting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kingston, GA, Bartow County, GA, Fulton County, GA, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss

MyFoxAtlanta

Man falls onto tracks at MARTA station

According to officials with MARTA, the visually impaired rider was waiting on a Northbound train.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Patch.com

Bill Adds Screening for Elderly Georgians to Keep Drivers License

Elderly Georgia drivers would have to face more screening - including a doctor's note for drivers older than 75 certifying they are capable of driving - in order to keep their license under legislation drafted by an Atlanta-area lawyer.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

CBS Local

GA Man Guilty Of Faking Allergy Test Results

Federal prosecutors say the owner of a metro Atlanta allergy testing lab has pleaded guilty to filing fake allergy test results.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA

Patch.com

Marietta Man Pleads Guilty to Atlanta Healthcare Fraud

A Marietta man who operated an East Point allergy lab pleaded guilty to a charge of healthcare fraud in federal court for allegedly falsifying patients' allergy tests results to save money.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Marietta, GA, East Point, GA

Patch.com

Fire at Marietta Recycling Center Extinguished

UPDATE : A spokesman for Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services has told Patch that the fire at the RockTen Recycling Center on County Services Parkway in Marietta has been put out.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Waka Flocka Flame endorses Gop U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, rescinds support two hours later

After battling for more than two months, Georgia voters today will decide whether Savannah Congressman Jack Kingston or veteran businessman David Perdue will advance to face Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn, a longtime nonprofit exec, in the battle for retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss' seat.

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Related Topix: Waka Flocka Flame, Hip-Hop, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Saxby Chambliss, US Politics, Marietta, GA, US Governors, Sonny Perdue

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