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  1. West Georgia scholarship set in Dyas' nameRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MDJonline.com

    Matt Dyas, a Harrison graduate, died in a 2011 motorcycle accident in Carrollton, as he attended West Georgia.

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  2. Target on host Marietta as it tries to add on to 2014 boys, girls championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MDJonline.com

    ... this weekend. Staff file photo by C.B. Schmelter According to Marietta coach Nick Houstoulakis, this year's Cobb County Track and Field Championships will be a wide-open event. Hosted by Marietta on Saturday and Monday, the Blue Devils and Lady Blue ...

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  3. Governor Deal ...please veto leg hold traps throughout GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    ... legislators and law makers on ALL facts as it pertains to animal welfare. With the recent development throughout Cobb County, wildlife including stray and feral cats, are displaced at an alarming rate. Wooded lots and fields where they once lived ...

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  4. Save the trees, save the planet: - Trees Under Threat' now on exhibit at McFarlane Nature ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... discover other components of the park. "The display gardens, maintained by Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, offer an opportunity to see mature specimens for those who are determining what to plant in their own gardens," she said. ...

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  5. Family of Smyrna man shot and killed by police demand justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... Firm. In Clayton County, Thomas he was charged him with theft, burglary and obstruction of a police officer. In Cobb County, he was found guilty of aggravated assault after he tried to hit a Kennesaw police car and get away from a traffic stop. "He ...

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  6. Hickenlooper signs microbead ban into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

    Gov. John Hickenlooper has made Colorado the third state to ban on tiny plastic particles from soaps and cosmetic products. In May 2014, the CALL7 Investigators were first to expose concerns over microbeads in Colorado water.

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  7. Family of man killed by Georgia police want investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    ... said she watched the shooting from a few feet away inside the store. Smyrna police had requested assistance from Cobb County police in delivering the warrant because the Goodyear store is near Smyrna but just outside it, in an unincorporated part of ...

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  8. Jaylen Brown Arrested: Latest Details Surrounding 5-Star Basketball RecruitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Jaylen Brown, who is among the top class of 2015 high school basketball recruits in the country, was arrested Wednesday for his involvement in two traffic violations. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution , the Wheeler High School standout was arrested in Cobb County, Georgia, and charged with misdemeanor counts of driving on a suspended license and a stop sign violation.

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  9. Identity of Marietta House Fire Victim ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Cobb County public safety officials have identified the man who was killed in a house fire in Marietta on Tuesday morning. Phillip L. Perry, 55, was found dead inside the home at 1905 Heritage Green Drive shortly after firefighters were called out to the home just before 10:30 a.m., according to spokesman Dana Pierce.

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  10. Smyrna Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Smyrna-Vinings families can come out to Tolleson Park on Saturday evening to enjoy an Easter egg hunt and an outdoor screening of a hit Disney movie. According to the City of Smyrna, the Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt and Movie by Moonlight event will commence at 7 p.m. Children are encouraged to bring a flashlight and Easter egg basket to make the most of the evening.

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  11. Family of man shot by Smyrna police speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... Bureau of Investigation perform an independent investigation into the officer-related shooting. The Smyrna and Cobb County police departments are investigating the incident, but Bozeman said the family doesn't "have confidence in that type of ...

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  12. McDonald's All-American Jaylen Brown charged with misdemeanor traffic violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... in the country, was charged with driving on a suspended license and a stop sign violation. He was booked into Cobb County Jail just before 11 a.m. on Wednesday morning and subsequently released after posting $1,300 bond, according to the Atlanta ...

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  13. LOUD Security Lands Funds to Turn Up Its Acquisition VolumeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Security Sales & Integration

    ... Association. Recently, LOUD Security Systems was named the 2014 Small Business of the Year award winner from the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce. "While this [winning the Cobb County award] was an exciting announcement and so proud for our LOUD ...

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  14. Family Of Man Killed By Cobb County Police Demand InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... a Maserati at officers in metro Atlanta before he was fatally shot is seeking an independent investigation. Cobb County police Sgt. Dana Pierce says his department is investigating how 23-year-old Nicholas Taft Thomas was killed Tuesday at a ...

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  15. Sam Crenshaw: When One Shining Moment Is All You NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... goal to take over Turner Field when the Braves depart. In fact, the added manpower could come in handy to help Cobb County's Team pack up for the drive up I-75 to the land of the Big Chicken. Yes, it's a true growing up moment for Georgia State and ...

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  16. WOW House: Italian Villa Has 'Panoramic Views of Tuscan-Like Fields,' Hand-Painted FrescosRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Villa de Cielo - one of Atlanta-area's finest residential architectural achievements. This exquisite estate offers panoramic views of Tuscan-like fields, Kennesaw Mountain and nearby lake, is a true Italian villa where artisans & materials were flown in from all parts of the world to build this magnificent home.

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  17. Family of Man Slain By Smyrna Police Want Independent InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Nicholas Thomas, who was wanted on a probation violation, was shot and killed after police say he drove a car at them. The family of the 25-year-old man who was shot and killed by a police officer who was attempting to serve an arrest warrant on him want independent investigators to look at the case.

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  18. WOW House: $1.8M Buys 'Custom Home with a Nod to the French Countryside'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Gorgeous curb appeal in this totally custom home with a nod to the French countryside. Cobblestone drive enters through the impeccably landscaped yard.

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  19. Modifications considered for Pharr-Peachtree projectRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Changes to improve traffic in the Pharr Road-Peachtree Road corridor project could in the future include bike lanes on areas where narrow lanes do not help vehicular flow and resurfacing and restriping for better configuration. At its monthly meeting Tuesday at Tower Place, the Buckhead Community Improvement District board discussed the plan.

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  20. Man uses gun to stop Georgia bank robber in Marietta at Wells FargoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... come in and present a teller with a 'demand note' on Tuesday afternoon. The 25-year-old was booked at the Cobb County Sheriff's Office and is being held on a $15,000 bond The Good Samaritan followed him out the door and grabbed a handgun from his ...

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