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  1. Diamond heist nets 7 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to engaging in a million-dollar diamond heist in Kennesaw.

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  2. Georgia Woman Wins Bike Week MotorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Motorcycle USA

    ... and Bike Week Festival Task Force members welcomed the 2015 Official Bike Week Motorcycle winner Madeline Fay from Kennesaw, Georgia, on Wednesday, April 15th. Madeline ('Maddie'), along with her father Jim Fay, claimed her grand prize at Lonestar ...

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  3. Kennesaw Diamond Thief Pleads GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    A Cuban man has been sentenced to prison for his role in a sophisticated diamond heist in Kennesaw in 2010, the Cobb County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Osniel Labrada-Guillen pleaded guilty to one count of burglary on Thursday and was given a sentence of 7 years in prison and 13 years on probation, and was ordered to pay $1.6 million in restitution.

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  4. Pizzeria set to have fundraiser for victim of FedEx shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MDJonline.com

    The Mellow Mushroom in Acworth plans to host a fundraising event Saturday for the security guard injured in the shooting at a Kennesaw FedEx facility in April 2014.

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  5. Mellow Mushroom Acworth to Host Fundraising Event for FedEx Shooting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | PRWeb

    ... honor." Christopher Sparkman was shot point blank in the abdomen last April while on guard at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw. Since then, he's been in and out of the hospital for more than two dozen surgeries. Please join Mellow Mushroom and the ...

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  6. Suspect in 1991 Acworth Murder Back in Cobb: News Near KennesawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    The man suspected of a 1991 rape and murder in Acworth is finally behind bars at the Cobb County jail. George Gengarelly of Hernando, FL has been charged with murder, aggravated assault, aggravated sodomy, rape, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony for the death of Yvonne Weems in 1991.

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  7. 10th Annual Vinings Golf Classic & Pairing PartyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | SmyrnaVinings.com

    The Vinings Historic Preservation Society is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Vinings Golf Classic . This year's tournament will be played Monday, April 20th at Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Georgia.

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  8. Braves executive encourages bike riding to new Cobb stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Business Journal

    ... to the team's new Cobb County stadium when it opens in 2017. One idea he like - bicycles. Plant said Tuesday at a Kennesaw Business Association meeting he hopes local community improvement districts will consider extending their biking trails toward ...

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  9. Spring, Summer Mean Resurfacing Projects on Cobb RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    ... from Paper Mill Road to Lower Roswell Road Old 41 Highway : 2.12 miles of resurfacing from Nance Road to Kennesaw City Limit Old Alabama Road : 2.94 miles of resurfacing from Maxham Road to Mableton Parkway Ebenezer Road : 3.24 miles of resurfacing ...

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  10. Braves exec encourages bicyclists to help take cars off roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | MDJonline.com

    ... their own hands, arranging public transportation and other options to get to the games. Kim Perez, president of the Kennesaw Business Association, said at a meeting of the organization Tuesday she knows of many business owners in Cobb who are ...

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  11. Rock Chalk Weekly: Handling Transition and AdversityRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Kansas Jayhawks

    ... Levonowich experienced in her young golf career. After a successful junior golf career, Levonowich committed to Kennesaw State in Kennesaw, Georgia, for college as she played five events for the Owls her freshman year. After playing one season in ...

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  12. Return - Texas' locomotive to KennesawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MDJonline.com

    Does the historic locomotive "The Texas" belong in Atlanta? No. It belongs in Kennesaw, where the Civil War locomotive chase in which it played a key role began.

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  13. The Battle of Paces FerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Peach Pundit

    A skirmish is brewing, and it's progressed to the point where it now involves two museums, a mayor, the attorney general, and Representative Earl Ehrhart . The Marietta Daily Journal and WABE - representing each faction in the conflict, one supposes - recently reported on the City of Kennesaw's efforts reunite the Texas , which is housed at the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum , with the General , which is owned by the state and is on permanent loan to the Southern Museum in Kennesaw.

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  14. Breckenridge CEO named insurance woman of the year by APIWRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Insurance

    ... recipient of this highly prestigious honor, " President Cheryl Vollweiler said in a statement. Prior to founding Kennesaw, Georgia-based Breckenridge, Ms. Carragher worked for Aon P.L.C., where she grew the wholesale and facultative brokerage ...

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  15. What to do in Kennesaw, GA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Ask MetaFilter

    My family and I are going to a wedding next week in Kennesaw, GA and will have a couple days to kill beforehand. What should we do? Where should we eat? Family of three.

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  16. BoC eyes school road upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MDJonline.com

    ... by changes to the roads leading into Teasley. The Board of Commissioners is set to vote on spending $230,000 with Kennesaw-based Chatfield Contracting, Inc. at its meeting today. Jim Wilgus, deputy director of Cobb DOT, said the school will have a ...

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  17. Kennesaw Restaurant Inspection Scores: Unclean Nonfood Contact...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Patch.com

    Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100.Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points.

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  18. Geocaches Hidden Along Kennesaw TrailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Patch.com

    The Kennesaw Parks and Recreation Department has hidden several geocaches along the system , Director Doug Taylor told the Marietta Daily Journal. Geocachers use GPS technology to find a cache, then log the discovery in a journal or online.

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  19. Free Outdoor Movies at Swift-Cantrell ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Kennesaw Parks & Recreation announced the return of Free Outdoor Movie Series with The Book of Life on Sat., May 2, 6 p.m. at Swift Cantrell Park. The animated fantasy-adventure film takes place in the Mexican town of San Angel.

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  20. ICYMI: Kennesaw Zoning Board Signs off on Senior ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Patch.com

    Although developers have scaled back the scope of the Stilesboro Road project slightly, the high density still upsets some area residents. Despite some outcry from neighbors, the Cobb County Board of Zoning Appeals approved the plans for a senior living development in Kennesaw.

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