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  1. Merric Millwork finishes Cobb hotel renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MDJonline.com

    ... at three Georgia-based Courtyard by Marriott Hotels. Work on the three projects, two of which are located in Cobb County, was performed simultaneously. The hotels were Courtyard by Marriott Windy Hill, 2045 South Park Place in the Cumberland area; ...

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  2. Warrant: Cobb man attacked with steak knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... with a misdemeanor of simple battery and a felony count of aggravated assault. He has not been released from the Cobb County jail, although he was granted a $15,000 bond.

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  3. Police: Mableton man caused unintentional deathRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... charge of involuntary manslaughter. Although he was granted a $50,000 bond, Laws has not been released from the Cobb County jail.

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  4. Cobb Police investigating armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Cobb County Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General on Powder Springs Road in Marietta at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

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  5. Study: Bad drivers common in GeorgiaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... Sgt. Dana Pierce said the ranking is "too subjective" for him to agree or disagree with, but said unincorporated Cobb County sees more than 19,000 car wrecks in a typical year. There were 19,198 in 2013 with 33 involving fatalities. Smyrna saw 2,590 ...

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  6. Falcons owner speaks to clubs on Braves moveRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | MDJonline.com

    ... think they were thrilled about making a move," said Blank, 71. "But I think they're thrilled about coming to Cobb County. Cobb County will be a great address for them. It is only 12 miles from where they were before. It's still Atlanta." Finishing ...

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  7. Proposed Cobb Board of Education budget includes raises, new hiresRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | MDJonline.com

    04-14-14 --SCHOOL BUDGET 06-- Cobb County School Board member David Banks, Scott Sweeney and Chairwoman Kathleen Angelucci listen in as Vice Chairman Randy Scamihorn asks questions about the 2015 budget presented Monday to the board by Chief ...

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  8. One Day In Atlanta wants to see your vision of the cityRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... have been engaged in recent months - from the Braves announcing plans to move from downtown Atlanta to suburban Cobb County, to a snowstorm that paralyzed metro traffic and highlighted the disastrous effects of our failure to implement a regional ...

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  9. 14 Cobb County Schools Among Most Challenging High Schools In The CountryRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Cobb County has proved itself to be quite brainy. The Washington Post recently released its list of the most challenging high schools in the country , with 14 Cobb County schools of more than 2,000 making the cut.

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  10. Pedestrian struck by car, killed in Cobb CountyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Kennesaw police Officer Scott Luther said the crash happened around 5:45 a.m. Wednesday along southbound Cobb Parkway, just south of Mack Dobbs Road. Luther tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the pedestrian was walking on the shoulder of the parkway and a tan passenger vehicle struck him.

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  11. Public Memorial Service Set to Honor Captain Herb EmoryRead the original story

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... is invited to the celebration 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, April 19 at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in east Cobb County. The church is located at 955 Johnson Ferry Road. Emory, a beloved traffic reporter for WSB radio and TV, died Saturday of a ...

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  12. CCSD official Cheryl Hungerford resigns in wake of Ragsdale announcementRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | MDJonline.com

    ... "I was surprised," said school board member David Banks. "Disappointed. She's been a very good asset for the Cobb County school system. My preference, although I haven't talked to her yet, is that she would continue to stay." Hungerford's long ...

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  13. Public memorial for Herb Emory set for SaturdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... ) that the public memorial is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in east Cobb County. The 61-year-old Emory spent many hours a week in a helicopter hovering over Atlanta's infamous traffic jams, offering words of support ...

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  14. Easter Events In Cobb County RoundupRead the original story

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Colored eggs, the Easter bunny and church services will be abound in Cobb County this week as Easter arrives this Sunday.

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  15. Woman Killed in C.H. James Parkway Crash IdentifiedRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Patch.com

    Update: March 13, 2014. 7:10 p.m. The Cobb County Medical Examiner's Office has positively identified the deceased driver of the white 2005 Infiniti G35 as 36-year-old Katrina M. Cook of Hiram.

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  16. Hometown heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Great job Cobb County GA animal welfare advocates! You speak and law makers and prosecutors listen.

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  17. Two Cobb County men receive prison time in gang caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    Two Cobb County men will go to prison for their gang-related crimes, Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds said.

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  18. Cobb Chamber now accepting nominations for safety awardsRead the original story

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    ... Employee of the Year Award recognizes outstanding public safety personnel from every public safety agency in Cobb County. The Award of Merit recognizes an individual for an act of courage, demonstrating genuine care and concern for the citizens of ...

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  19. Briefs: Police search for suspects in robberies at Waffle House, SubwayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... Police are searching for a man and woman after a discount clothing store was robbed early Tuesday morning in Cobb County. The couple is also wanted for aggravated assault, police said. Still, no one was seriously injured in the robbery that happened ...

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  20. West Cobb home gutted by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | MDJonline.com

    ... home built in 1988, which is owned by Anthony Howells and valued at more than $146,000, according to the Cobb County Tax Assessor's Office. Daniel Benson said Howells told the family he is happy everyone is safe and not to worry about how this will ...

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