Acworth mayor and board run unopposed, cancel November elections

Since all incumbents face no opposition, the Acworth Board of Aldermen voted at its meeting Thursday, Sept. 21, to cancel this year’s general election.“You look at the board as a…

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Five Will Vie for Open Smyrna City Council Seat Nov. 7

There will be plenty of competition for the Smyrna City Council’s open Ward 3 seat this fall.No fewer than five candidates qualified at city hall Monday through Wednesday, each cashing in…

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Tree maintenance to cause traffic delays in Marietta

Daytime drivers in Marietta will experience delays on Whitlock Avenue next week due to tree-trimming, according to city officials. The Marietta Power and Water Department will work from 9:30 a.m….

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Smyrna passes anti-price gouging measure in wake of Hurricane Harvey

The path of Hurricane Harvey’s destruction continues to be felt both in Texas and far beyond, especially in the oil and gas sector that drives much of Houston’s economy.On Tuesday…

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KSU’s growing economic impact in Cobb County

Kennesaw State University’s economic impact on the region exceeded $1.4 billion in the fiscal year 2016, according to a study released in August. The University System of Georgia commissioned the…

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New sports complex opens at Franklin Gateway in Marietta

Marietta officials cut the ribbon on the city’s newest sports complex on Thursday, Aug. 24. Franklin Gateway Sports Complex sits on a total of 13.1 acres and features three soccer…

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Marietta officials to open new Franklin Gateway Sports Complex

The City of Marietta will cut the ribbon on the Franklin Gateway Sports Complex Thursday, Aug. 24.Marietta city staff members will offer tours of the facility and its three soccer…

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Town Center visionary, Lanie Shipp Hoover, dies at 72

Lanie Shipp Hoover, an instrumental figure in the development of the Town Center area over the last 20 years, died Saturday, Aug. 12, at 72. Family members invite the public…

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Why new development in Smyrna is a good thing

Note from the editor:  Cobb County Courier is going to run periodic opinion articles from people in the community, and provide a variety of voices from different perspectives on issues…

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Valet parking service on Marietta square might be extended

Visitors to Marietta Square might enjoy valet parking for a few more weeks if the city approves a proposed extension.The last day of valet parking is currently slated for Saturday,…

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Smyrna millage remains unchanged for the 11th straight year

The millage rate in Smyrna will remain at 8.99 mills, where it has stood since 2007, following a 7-0 vote by the city council Monday night. But keeping the millage…

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