Leave fireworks to the experts this Fourth of July


      Just in time for the Fourth of July, the National Fire Protection Association released its fireworks report, which explores fire and injury dangers related to consumer fireworks. The report shows that in 2010 alone, an estimated 15,500 reported fires were started by fireworks and 8,600 fireworks-related injuries were treated in U.S. hospital read more

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County offices closed July 3; libraries open; no Xpress 400 routes


Cobb County Government offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. However, Cobb County libraries will be open for regular hours on July 3. The libraries will be closed Saturday, July 4. For more information on library hours of operation and locations, visitcobbcat.org/libraries. To view the library system’s holiday schedule, click read more

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