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  1. On the Move: New Hires and PromotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

    Faith Technologies, a leading electrical and specialty systems contractor, recently hired Rocky Rowlett as the new vice president of safety for the company. In his new role, Rowlett is responsible for maintaining the overall culture of safety and occupational health within all branches of Faith Technologies.

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  2. SEREI Builder's Corner: Land for Sale in Acworth at Westbrook CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    South East Real Estate Investments is excited to announce that it has a mixture of partially developed and undeveloped land for sale in Acworth, Georgia at the single-family home community, Westbrook Creek. Located on the east side of Cedarcrest Road, this community has fantastic amenities in a prime Paulding County location, with access to the area's best schools, shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation.

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  3. Seniors cautioned about requests for personal informationRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Verde Independent

    A Prescott Valley resident reported receiving a business reply mail postcard in the mail regarding a possible scam involving life insurance benefits for seniors. The postcard is titled "New 2014 Benefit Update for Arizona Residents Only."

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  4. New Phase Now Selling at Piedmont Residential's Hickory at ShilohRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    Home buyers searching in the desirable North Cobb area have a variety of new opportunities to own at Hickory at Shiloh, a new community from Piedmont Residential in Kennesaw. With construction in full swing in phase II, buyers will find an assortment of new single-family homes priced from the $190,000s.

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  5. One Person Shot in "Drug-Related" AltercationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent drug-related incident that left one person with a gunshot wound to the leg. Deputies with the agency were dispatched to a shots fired call at the Gregory Lane Apartments off Bells Ferry Road near Acworth around 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. Deputies determined "some type of altercation between multiple persons had occurred that resulted in one person being shot in the leg," sheriff's office spokesperson Lt.

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  6. Mount Paran Christian continues offensive onslaught with shutout of TrionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... offense to only 21 plays the entire game. The Eagles still managed to pick up 255 yards of offense, though. Cobb County's second-leading rusher, Dorian Walker, was held out of action as a precaution after suffering what Jordan called a minor knee ...

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  7. Prescription drug use is a problem in schools ...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... drugs in Georgia. There were 9.9 million tablets of hydrocodone and 4.9 million tablets of Xanax dispensed in Cobb County in 2013, Allen said. "There are a whole lot of prescriptions being dispensed to people who live in this county, and that means ...

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  8. Perdue, Deal rally at stop in MariettaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... groups, the first time the state has received that distinction. "I want to personalize it for you here in Cobb County tonight," Deal said. "In those less than four years, there have been 46 major new business projects in your county. There has been ...

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  9. Groundhog Day: Repeat of tax incentive fight just ahead?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... in which every day repeats itself. The board spent last fall and winter battling the Development Authority of Cobb County to keep it from dipping deep into the schools budget to award lavish tax incentives to a deep-pocketed developer. Now the board ...

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  10. Survivors' story: Message at domestic violence vigil: - It can happen everywhere'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    YWCA Northwest Georgia CEO and Executive Director Holly Tuchman places a single white carnation into a casket representing one of the 70 men and women who were killed in 2014 by domestic violence during the Flower Ceremony at the annual Domestic Violence Awareness Event on the Square.

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  11. ALCORN, DeWayne P.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice ALCORN, Mr. DeWayne P. age 50, of Acworth, GA, passed away October 21, 2014. He was retired from the United States Air Force with 20 years of service and was a 2011 graduate of Southern Poly University where he was given the Distinguished Scholar Award.

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  12. South Cobb has second largest scoring day in program history to remain in Region 3AAAAAA playoff raceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    South Cobb's Tyler Green takes the opening kickoff to the Campbell 1-yard line. The Eagles scored early and often as they beat the Spartans 62-39 to remain in the Region 3AAAAAA playoff hunt.

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  13. Wolfpack end Devils' playoff hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Marietta wide receiver Robert Harris tries to outrun the North Paulding defense.

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  14. T.J. has a lot of opinions - and you can quote him on thatRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... would have said. He didn't know squat." "Mr. President, have you been keeping up with the controversy in Cobb County?" "Not really. I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it. And you can ...

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  15. Two controversial developments approved by Board of CommissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | MDJonline.com

    ... - so it should be protected, Goreham added. "I believe it's in the best interest of the citizens of this area of Cobb County, but more importantly, it's in the best interest of all the citizens of Cobb County since through this plan we are able to ...

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  16. Radio: Traton HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    ... the builder plans to open multiple new communities in 2015. Recently opened are four new home communities in Cobb County and North Fulton. In Marietta, buyers will find new homes priced from the $400,000s at Harrison Oaks, which is located within ...

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  17. Another Super Herc Little Rock Rollin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Aerotech News And Review

    Lockheed Martin delivered another C-130J Super Hercules to the 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., Oct. 23. Little Rock AFB's new C-130J was ferried from the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics facility in Marietta, Ga., by Maj. Gen. Michael Stough, director of Strategic Plans, Requirements and Programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

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  18. Early Voting Comes to More Cobb Sites MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Cobb County voters have one more week to vote early for the Nov. 4 General Election, with several new polling places opening up on Saturday and Monday. According to the the Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration , Saturday voting will be available between 9 a.m.and 4 p.m. at the the following locations: The above locations will re-open on Monday and remain open for the rest of next week between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. to accommodate Cobb's early voters.

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  19. Emory Hospital Says Nurse's Blood Free of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly were returned to the United States in early August via Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Cobb County after contracting the disease in west Africa and were released from the hospital after successful treatment in late August. ...

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  20. Greg Jones Named 2014 Volunteer of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Greg Jones, a resident of Acworth, will receive the YMCA of Metro Atlanta's 2014 Volunteer of the Year award for his service at the Northwest Family YMCA in Kennesaw. He will be honored at the annual volunteer recognition dinner Monday, November 10, 2014.

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