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    Man barges onto school bus, holds knife to driver

    SAN DIEGO – Authorities say a Southern California man barged onto a school bus carrying about a dozen children and held a knife to the driver’s head before witnesses dragged him away. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Saturday that parents and others in the community of Campo helped the children escape out the rear emergency exit. Sheriff’s Sgt. William Uelen says the driver opened the door Friday morning for the man, thinking he was a parent trying to hold the bus for a child who was late. A parent flagged down a passing driver who jumped on the bus and helped pry the knife from the man’s hands. Uelen says…

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    At least four dead, 15 wounded in Baghdad suicide attack

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) – At least four people were killed and 15 wounded in a suicide attack in Iraq’s capital Baghdad on Thursday, Iraqi security services said. The attack took place in the predominantly Shi’ite Shula district, in northwest Baghdad. Reporting by Raya Jalabi; Editing by Sandra Maler Source Article

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    Sellect Realty Debuts Free Car Decals for the “Get Home Safe” Campaign

    MARIETTA, Ga., May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sellect Realty proudly announces the debut of its "Get Home Safe" campaign, a program designed to help keep families safe on the roads. Through an innovative, free car decal program, drivers can communicate important information about members of their family to fellow motorists and, in the unfortunate event of an emergency, to rescue personnel. "We’re a family-oriented company, and we deal in homes, striving to find the right fit for every family we work with, so this was a natural fit for us," says broker and chief operating officer, Christopher Lazarus. "We’ve helped you find that perfect home, now we want you and…

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    Astros prospect Corbin Martin promoted to Class AA

    After only 19 innings at Class A-Advanced Buies Creek, Corbin Martin got a promotion. The former Texas A&M righthander whom the Astros drafted No. 56 overall in last year’s draft will make his Class AA debut on Thursday night, starting for the Corpus Christi Hooks against Midland. Martin did not allow an earned run in any of his four outings at Buies Creek, striking out 26 while walking only seven. Opponents are hitting just .136 against the 6-foot-2 Hempstead native throughout his minor league career — 51.2 innings — and he has a 69/16 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Promoted with Martin was Josh Rojas, a middle infielder who stole 12 bases without…

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    Drowning of missing 3-year-old Marietta boy ruled accidental

    MARIETTA, Ga. — More than two weeks after a child was found tragically drowned in an apartment complex lake, authorities are ruling the incident an accident. Back on April 4, Marietta Police officers responded to a 911 call from an apartment complex off Powder Springs Street around 3 p.m. of a mother who had just reported her 3-year-old son missing. When officers got there, they began searching the area. After a 30 minute search, investigators found the body of the child near the shore of Reeves Lake. PREVIOUS | 3-year-old reported missing found dead in lake The boy was taken to Kennestone Hospital, but he was declared dead. While there…

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    Marietta Opening New Pedestrian Bridge

    MARIETTA, GA — A pedestrian bridge that’s part of a planned expansive trail system in Marietta is opening this week. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Mountain to River Trail Pedestrian Bridge is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Tuesday at 358 West Atlanta St. in Marietta. The bridge near Brown Park is part of a trail that’s been 15 years in the making, according to city officials. It stretches from Kennesaw Mountain through Marietta Square and to the city limits at Atlanta Street. That trail, city leaders say, will serve as the backbone for a planned trail system that will connect pedestrians and cyclists from throughout Marietta. (For more news like…

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    Property Details for 2516 Chambers Dr

    2516 Chambers Dr, Marietta, GA 30066 2516 Chambers Dr, Marietta, GA 30066 Property Features Bedroom Desc: Mstr On Main Main Full Baths: 1 Kitchen Features: Breakfast Area, Cabinets Stain, Counter Top – Stone, Country Kitchen *School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly. Property History for 2516 Chambers Dr Year Taxes Land Additions Total Assessment 2017 $1,063 $16,000 + $33,464 = $49,464 2016 $875 $12,000 + $28,836 = $40,836 2015 $896 $12,000 + $28,836 = $40,836 The price and tax history…

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    Decorated Model Home Now Open at New East Cobb Community

    MARIETTA, Ga. — Southeast home builder FrontDoor Communities recently announced the opening of its decorated model home at Cadence, a new community in East Cobb. Priced from the $700,000s, homes at Cadence feature popular and trend-forward design features on private homesites. FrontDoor Communities is offering six distinctive home designs at Cadence. Plans feature up to bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths and 4,185 square feet of thoughtfully designed living space. The newly opened model home features the open-concept Addison design with four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths and a three-car garage. Notable appointments of this modern home design include a stunning designer kitchen with optional oversized working pantry, a casual dining area, a study, a…