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Government, Police & Fire
Here is news from around the region for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.
Police & Fire, Elections
The sheriff’s race was one of only a few contested races in Cobb County.
JoAnn Birrell was joined by Commissioner Bob Ott in opposition to the vote.
The county has used the federal E-Verify program to check on worker status since 2006, but the IMAGE program will go a step further.
Due to the sale of alcohol to a minor, the commissioners voted to suspend the beer and wine license at the Kroger on Powder Springs Road for 60 days. They also asked for confirmation of various kinds of training for the Kroger employees.
The commissioners had a very light agenda Tuesday, but made numerous proclamations. The Sons of the American Revolution were in attendance for the Patriot Day vote.
Due to county economic cutbacks, mowing medians and other areas has taken a backseat. The hiring of some part-time help will remedy the situation.
The county commissioners spent more than an hour honoring volunteers and others in the county.
The commissioners voted to suspend the acceptance of applications for rezoning to the UC (urban condominium) district through July 24.
The commissioners meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the government complex, 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta.
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