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3 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

KSU style: Interior design instructor has passion for decor, value

Jan Britt, left, poses with Betty North from the Bahamas. Britt teaches Interior Decorating for the Homeowner, Intermediate Interior Design and Decorating for the Holidays at Kennesaw State University.

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Related Topix: Interior Design, Home, Home Decorating, Arts, University of Georgia Kennewsaw State, Marietta, GA

12 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Paulding gives majority of runoff votes to Perdue, Woods

Paulding voters gave David Perdue 55 percent of their votes in last week's primary election runoff to help him defeat U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston for one of Georgia's two U.S. Senate seats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Paulding County, GA, Austell, GA

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Cobb to soon hire "owner's rep" to oversee Braves stadium construction

Cobb County Chairman Tim Lee said he expects commissioners on Aug. 12 to hire a firm that will oversee construction of the new Atlanta Braves stadium, reports Marietta Daily Journal.

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20 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Improvements coming to 2 GA driver service centers

Department officials said in a statement that the two new customer service centers are aimed at replacing and expanding ones that aren't equipped to serve residents in the area.

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Related Topix: Kennesaw, GA, Marietta, GA

21 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Cobb names Teachers of Year

Teachers from Hendricks Elementary in Powder Springs, Daniell Middle in Marietta and Allatoona High in Acworth were named the Cobb School District's three academic-level Teachers of the Year on Monday.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Education Etc., Kids, Family

Mon Jul 28, 2014

MDJonline.com

We cannot allow this': Councilman targets homeless camp near Allgood Road

Councilman Anthony Coleman set out to rid his district of vagrants Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA

MDJonline.com

A home of their own: Jewish synagogue, religious school moves into first permanent space

For the first time in its eight-year existence, a west Cobb synagogue isn't using borrowed space to conduct its religious services or teach its youth.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Acworth, GA, Smyrna, GA, Religion, Judaism

MDJonline.com

Program Palooza in Kennesaw on Aug. 9

The City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department's 10th annual Program Palooza, a safari-themed open house party, sponsored by WellStar, will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw.

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Related Topix: Kennesaw, GA

MDJonline.com

Smyrna church gives back, helps kids get ready for new school year

Joseph Lanham, of Smyrna, arranges backpacks during the Faith In Action Argyle Back to School Celebration at Cumberland Community Church in Smyrna, on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Smyrna, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Six Flags hosting 'Fright Fest' recruitment event

Officials say the theme park is looking to hire about 400 Fright Fest team members to help staff the park's Fright Fest event this year, which runs from Sept.

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Related Topix: Austell, GA

MDJonline.com

Attorney, Lee at odds over Cobb Police problems

Attorney Lance LoRusso at the Cobb police facility at South Marietta Parkway and Cherokee Street.

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Related Topix: Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA, Marietta, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MDJonline.com

Author to give talk on history of Rich's Department Store Aug. 3

Author Jeff Clemmons will give a talk on "Rich's: A Southern Institution," his first book on the recently published history of Rich's Department Store, at 3 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the Smyrna Library, 100 Village Green Circle in Smyrna.

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Related Topix: Smyrna, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

MDJonline.com

Rec center to open in Oct.: Lawrence St. facility sees renovations, new additions

Marietta City Councilman Anthony Coleman, left, along with James and Dorothy Richards, looks over the progress inside the Lawrence Street Recreation Center on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA

MDJonline.com

Strength in steps: Walk, Youth Explosion to benefit at-risk, troubled teens

The third annual His Hands Youth Connections Walk 2 Save Our Youth & Youth Explosion will take place Aug. 2 at 8:30 a.m. in Marietta.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA, Austell, GA, Powder Springs, GA, Hiram, GA, Paulding County, GA

MDJonline.com

Catapult Workshop at library on Wednesday

The East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road in Marietta, will have a Catapult Workshop for ages 6 to 12 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA

MDJonline.com

Presentation on - unusual' food on Wed.

The North Cobb Senior Center, 4100 Highway 293 in Acworth, will have Unusual Vegetables, Fruits and Grains - Part 2 for seniors, ages 55 and up, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Acworth, GA, Life, Fruits, Food

MDJonline.com

Cobb EMC to send first wave of lawsuit checks to customers

After four years battling in court, many customers in a class-action lawsuit who claim Cobb Electric Membership Corp. withheld money that was rightfully theirs will get a check in the mail.

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Related Topix: Powder Springs, GA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

MDJonline.com

Keeping the covenant: Marietta church celebrates 50th anniversary with car show, auction

Covenant Presbyterian Church pastor the Rev. Zeta T. Lamberson is ready to deliver the message Sunday for the church's 50th anniversary celebration in the Marietta community.

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Related Topix: Marietta, GA

Examiner.com

Ross Harris hot car death: Computer forensics expert, profiler talks deception

Cobb County hot car death, the many Cobb County warrants against Justin Ross Harris detail precisely what technology the Cobb County High Tech Unit is looking at, and what they are looking for.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Ipad, Science / Technology

MyFoxAtlanta

Course offered for commercial license instructors

Republicans are on the offensive in the Georgia Senate race, attacking Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

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Related Topix: Georgia

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