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The Marietta Times
Marietta to unveil redesigned website"Seven years is pretty old for a website, although it's served its purpose as p
Marietta to unveil redesigned website
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
"Seven years is pretty old for a website, although it's served its purpose as people mainly visit the site for information about the city and city government," said Scott Steinel, information systems hardware and software administrator. He said... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
No decision yet on police chiefThree weeks after three finalists for Statesboro police chief were introduced t
No decision yet on police chief
Statesboro Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Three weeks after three finalists for Statesboro police chief were introduced to the public and interviewed by a special panel, city officials have not announced a decision. When asked this week, Mayor Jan Moore and Deputy City Manager Robert... Read more
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The Marietta Times
City to invite engineering firm proposalsfor this project, and that requires going through a quality-based selection pro
City to invite engineering firm proposals
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 days ago
for this project, and that requires going through a quality-based selection process," Eric Lambert, project manager for the engineering department, told city council's water, sewer and sanitation committee. He said firms would be asked to... Read more
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The Marietta Times
City offices on the move"Engineering has been moved to the basement and the vital statistics (birth and
City offices on the move
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 days ago
"Engineering has been moved to the basement and the vital statistics (birth and death records) office has also moved from the third floor to the basement," said city safety-service director Jonathan Hupp. He added that the Marietta Health... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Marietta plans hearings on CDBG budgetAccording to city development director Andy Coleman, the 2017 CDBG entitlement
Marietta plans hearings on CDBG budget
The Marietta Times / Posted 7 days ago
According to city development director Andy Coleman, the 2017 CDBG entitlement will be approximately $361,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. But a total $202,000 of that money will be used for housing programs as well as... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Ohio River Museum to celebrate 75th anniversary Published: August 22, 2016 5:30 PM The event is in conjunction with Ohio Open
Ohio River Museum to celebrate 75th anniversary
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 days ago
Published: August 22, 2016 5:30 PM The event is in conjunction with Ohio Open Doors. Ohio Open Doors is a statewide effort where building and landmark sponsors open their doors to the public for... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Crews ramp up handicap accessibility efforts in Marietta"I've been working on the curb ramps for at least 10 years now, and they have t
Crews ramp up handicap accessibility efforts in Marietta
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
"I've been working on the curb ramps for at least 10 years now, and they have to be done just right," said Herb Baker with Shelly & Sands, who was working on a ramp at the intersection of Butler and Second streets Thursday. In 2008 Congress passed... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Main Street seeks more support from city"We do a lot with one staff member and a slew of volunteers," Cristie Thomas to
Main Street seeks more support from city
The Marietta Times / Posted 11 days ago
"We do a lot with one staff member and a slew of volunteers," Cristie Thomas told the council members. "In the next month there will be two grand openings of businesses in town, and another online," she said, noting one reason those businesses have... Read more
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Sun Star
Jail guards to lose Cebu City’s stipendTHE discovery of illegal drugs and other contraband inside the Cebu City Jail h
Jail guards to lose Cebu City’s stipend
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
THE discovery of illegal drugs and other contraband inside the Cebu City Jail has prompted City Hall to stop giving allowances to jail guards and other personnel. Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced the development, which he said will be effective... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Supporting police officersSUPPORTING POLICE Living with danger In view of the fact that recent marches,
Supporting police officers
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
SUPPORTING POLICE Living with danger In view of the fact that recent marches, lootings, burnings and incredible destruction have occurred to protest police actions against black men, it’s amazing that this doesn’t happen when the situations are... Read more
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Sun Star
Prison guards to lose City’s stipendTHE discovery of illegal drugs and other contraband inside the Cebu City Jail h
Prison guards to lose City’s stipend
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
THE discovery of illegal drugs and other contraband inside the Cebu City Jail has prompted City Hall to stop giving allowances to jail guards and other personnel. Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced the development, which he said will be effective... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Marietta Council reviews accomplishmentsCouncil president Josh Schlicher plans to schedule such meetings at least once
Marietta Council reviews accomplishments
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
Council president Josh Schlicher plans to schedule such meetings at least once a year to help track the board's progress in addressing city issues. Councilwoman Cindy Oxender, R-at large, chairs the employee relations committee. "We're continuing... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Butler connector sidewalk a joint effort of manyThe project also resulted in a Marietta College summer employee rescuing a kitt
Butler connector sidewalk a joint effort of many
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
The project also resulted in a Marietta College summer employee rescuing a kitten from Goose Run and traffic control offered by volunteers after a vehicle crash at Fourth and Butler streets. The new sidewalk in historic downtown Marietta between... Read more
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The Marietta Times
No one profits from sewer connection delaysMy letter Aug. 1 said Marietta has been able for years to accept Devola's sewag
No one profits from sewer connection delays
The Marietta Times / Posted 15 days ago
My letter Aug. 1 said Marietta has been able for years to accept Devola's sewage waste. Perhaps the letter writer misinterpreted my letter when it was read to him. I made no reference to Oak Grove's sewage in the past. Since the letter writer raised... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Letters to the editor | April 22, 2012crop a success Dear Editor, We would like to thank all those who supported an
Letters to the editor | April 22, 2012
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
crop a success Dear Editor, We would like to thank all those who supported and attended our Scrapbooking Crop for the Bridge. A special thanks to the Volunteers, Businesses and Vendors for their time, awesome donations and giveaways, that... Read more
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The Marietta Times
A (grass) growing problem"But a city ordinance sets the maximum height for grass and the number of times
A (grass) growing problem
The Marietta Times / Posted 17 days ago
"But a city ordinance sets the maximum height for grass and the number of times a lawn has to be mowed during the growing season," said Marietta Law Director Paul Bertram III. The municipal code requires lawns within the city limits to be no higher... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Marietta officials discuss medical marijuana measuresto put a moratorium in place to give us time to discuss how to regulate medical
Marietta officials discuss medical marijuana measures
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
to put a moratorium in place to give us time to discuss how to regulate medical marijuana or if we want to prohibit it in the city," city law director Paul Bertram III told members of council's planning, zoning, annexation and housing committee... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Marietta may delay OK of medical marijuanato put a moratorium in place to give us time to discuss how to regulate medical
Marietta may delay OK of medical marijuana
The Marietta Times / Posted 18 days ago
to put a moratorium in place to give us time to discuss how to regulate medical marijuana or if we want to prohibit it in the city," city law director Paul Bertram III told members of council's planning, zoning, annexation and housing committee... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Marietta eyesores persistBut over the course of a few years, there has been an ongoing problem with blig
Marietta eyesores persist
The Marietta Times / Posted 18 days ago
But over the course of a few years, there has been an ongoing problem with blighted properties in the area. Several community members have voiced their complaints and concerns yet say nothing seems to be changing. According to Paul Bertram, City Law... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta weighs landmark status for Engineer’s BookstoreThe city of Atlanta is intervening in the proposed demolition of the Engineer’s
Atlanta weighs landmark status for Engineer’s Bookstore
ajc.com / Posted 18 days ago
The city of Atlanta is intervening in the proposed demolition of the Engineer’s Bookstore building in west Midtown with a proposal to designate the structure and adjacent properties as a Means Street Landmark District. Means is a short street that... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Waste, recycling top council agendaThe Marietta Times Council members heard the second reading Tuesday of a resol
Waste, recycling top council agenda
The Marietta Times / Posted 20 days ago
The Marietta Times Council members heard the second reading Tuesday of a resolution to approve a five-year update to the SouthEastern Ohio Joint Solid Waste Management District Plan. The district, which oversees recycling and other waste management... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Doug Whitehead, 73, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, July 31, 2016, in Fort Worth. Funeral is 2 p
Doug Whitehead
Wise County Messenger / Posted 22 days ago
, 73, of Bridgeport, died Sunday, July 31, 2016, in Fort Worth. Funeral is 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at First Baptist Church of Decatur with burial at Chico Cemetery. Phil Ryan, David Walker and Lane Akin are speakers. Pallbearers are... Read more
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ajc.com
Marietta poised to change pension policyThe Marietta City Council is considering a policy change that would allow widow
Marietta poised to change pension policy
ajc.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Marietta City Council is considering a policy change that would allow widows of employees who die before retirement to receive their spouses’ pensions. If approved, the change would address an unusual provision in the city’s pension plan.... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Marietta City Council hears blighted property concerns"Marietta is at a tipping point, blighted property is everywhere," resident Dee
Marietta City Council hears blighted property concerns
The Marietta Times / Posted 24 days ago
"Marietta is at a tipping point, blighted property is everywhere," resident Dee Arnold told the council members. She noted within a couple blocks of her home there are houses with trash and garbage piling up on the property, unmowed lawns and... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Council hears blighted property concerns"Marietta is at a tipping point, blighted property is everywhere," resident Dee
Council hears blighted property concerns
The Marietta Times / Posted 25 days ago
"Marietta is at a tipping point, blighted property is everywhere," resident Dee Arnold told the council members. She noted within a couple blocks of her home there are houses with trash and garbage piling up on the property, unmowed lawns and... Read more
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The Marietta Times
County claim about sewage unfoundedMarietta has been accepting Devola sewage since 2012. Washington County Commis
County claim about sewage unfounded
The Marietta Times / Posted 29 days ago
Marietta has been accepting Devola sewage since 2012. Washington County Commissioner Ron Feather's comment that the city couldn't handle additional Devola sewage for several years is completely without basis and is not true. Marietta City Engineer... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Marine Corps League group named after late Marietta councilmanThe Marine Corps League Sgt. Bob O'Malley Detachment 1436 was presented its cha
Marine Corps League group named after late Marietta councilman
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted a month ago
The Marine Corps League Sgt. Bob O'Malley Detachment 1436 was presented its charter on July 19. Detachment Commandant Dave Smith received the charter from by John Harkness, commandant of the Department of Ohio, in a ceremony at American Legion Post... Read more

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