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1 hr ago | MDJonline.com

Acworth Cabela's to mark opening Aug. 21

Customers will be greeted by this grand walkway that breaks off into various departments of the new Cabela's Outfitters store in Acworth when it opens Aug. 21. Opening day will kick off with crowd entertainment, including a DJ, giveaways and trivia games at 8 a.m. The opening ceremony will begin at 10:45 a.m., where the grand-opening ribbon will be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Acworth, GA, Games, Party Game, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

5 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Olens to address Cobb GOP Women on Friday

Attorney General Sam Olens will be the keynote speaker at this month's meeting of the Cobb Republican Women's Club.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

MDJonline.com

Police: Man charged in Jan. 27 assault and murder in Marietta

Cobb police have linked a Stockbridge man to a homicide that took place in Marietta earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Henry County, GA, Stockbridge, GA

Daily Kos

GA-Sen: David Perdue (R) Vows To Be Mitch McConnell's (R. KY) Obstructionist BFF In The Senate

Earlier today, I wrote about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to shutdown the government if Republicans win the U.S. Senate: In an extensive interview here, the typically reserved McConnell laid out his clearest thinking yet of how he would lead the Senate if Republicans gain control of the chamber.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Reince Priebus

MDJonline.com

Customs center will make McCollum more attractive

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

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Related Topix: Kennesaw, GA, Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA, Opinion

Examiner.com

This weekend: Find the blues in and Around Atlanta August 23-25, 2014

It's time to look at the blues happening in and around Atlanta for the coming weekend.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Tucker, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Lilburn, GA, Events

LaGrange Daily News

SWAT team called to standoff in Powder Springs

Authorities say a Special Weapons And Tactics team has been called to a Powder Springs residence after they say a man barricaded himself inside after a fight with his wife.

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Related Topix: Powder Springs, GA

MDJonline.com

Atlanta Lyric Theatre opens 35th season with - Cats'

The Atlanta Lyric Theatre's 'Cats' is now playing at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre at the Cobb Civic Center and continues to Aug. 24. The Atlanta Lyric Theatre opened its 35th season with the Tony Award winning musical "Cats."

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Related Topix: Musical Theater, Arts, Theater, Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Damn Yankees!, Musical Movies, Marietta, GA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley faces tough questions

But Senior I-team reporter Dale Russell has been digging through court records and says "reality" means something different to people who have done business with Chrisley.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

MDJonline.com

Moore Colson announces 8 promotions

From staff reports Marietta-based accounting firm Moore Colson recently announced the promotions of eight firm professionals.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Berry College, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, University of Georgia

MDJonline.com

Smiling surrender: Councilman turns himself in, released on $1K bond

Marietta City Councilman Anthony Coleman, left, and his attorney, Tom Browning, arrive at the county jail on Monday for Coleman to turn himself in on charges of violating the Georgia Racketeering Act and three counts of making false statements to the Cobb County Probation Office.

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MDJonline.com

Fescue lawn class to be held on Thursday

The Cobb County Extension Office, 678 South Cobb Drive in Marietta, will have Cobb County Extension Horticulture Agent Neil Tarver teach Seeding Fescue Lawns: Techniques for Terrific Turf from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Tobacco use banned at Kennesaw city parks

The Kennesaw city council voted Monday night to ban the use of all tobacco products in the city's parks, including the ban on e-cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Kennesaw, GA, Marietta, GA

CBS Atlanta

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They include Bossier Parish Community College chancellor James Henderson; Georgia Highlands College interim president Renva Watterson; and former president of The College of the Bahamas, Betsy Boze.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky, University of Montevallo, University of Georgia Southern Polytechnic State, Marietta, GA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

MDJonline.com

Three arrested, accused of stealing $1,700 in electronics in Acworth

Acworth police arrested three people Thursday accused of stealing electronics totaling more than $1,700.

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Business Journal

Smyrna closer to seeing homes built on 47 acres city bought in 2010

A developer plans to build nearly 200 single-family homes on the site of a former aging apartment complex purchased and razed by the City of Smyrna.

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Related Topix: Smyrna, GA

New York Daily News

Woman high on synthetic pot steals, crashes police car

A Georgia woman was high on synthetic marijuana when she boosted a police car and led cops on a high-speed chase before causing a four-car crash on a busy highway, authorities said.

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Business Journal

RADCO adds Smyrna and Newnan properties to portfolio

The 439-unit Keeneland Farms community was developed in 1972 on 44.4 acres in Smyrna, Ga.

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Related Topix: Smyrna, GA, Coweta County, GA, Newnan, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 8/18/14: Georgia teens launch app to rate police

What did you do for fun during your teenage years? Were you, like Parkview High School student Ima Christian and her siblings, making apps that allow people to rate interactions with police officers ? The beta version of the app, named Five-0, goes live today.

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Related Topix: Gwinnett County, GA

MDJonline.com

New principal follows family tradition

Alison Broughton, the new principal at Baker Elementary School in Acworth, stands in front of the signage welcoming her arrival.

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Related Topix: Acworth, GA, Family, Kids, Marietta, GA, Kennesaw, GA

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