50 years ago
- Marietta City Council is expected to consider an ordinance creating the position of urban renewal director. The legislation follows the hiring of the City Planning Associates firm, which will begin the survey and planning portions of Marietta's urban renewal work.
100 years ago
- Major Jewett Palmer presented to the county a fine, neatly framed photograph of the laying of the cornerstone of the court house, taken on April 9, 1901. County commissioners Schimmel, Henry, and Dye will hang it in their room at the court house.