Kennesaw/Acworth

Easter Activities Abound – Acworth, Kennesaw, Marietta

Easter Activities Abound – Acworth, Kennesaw, Marietta

Our community has several Easter activities planned for the next two weekends.  We have listed them in our calendar below. Fun for the whole family. The details of these Easter events are available in our Kennesaw/Acworth paper and Marietta/Powder Springs paper – both published online…

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Casino Night a Rousing Success – Thanks to all

Casino Night a Rousing Success – Thanks to all

Submitted by Dr. James Eaton. For the last 40 years, the Kennesaw-Acworth Optimist Club has been helping the youth of Northwest Cobb living up to and exceeding their motto, ‘Friend of Youth’.  On March 7th, under the leadership of Terri Harris, Bonnie Bliss, Kathy Skelton…

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Home Run For Home Depot And Cobb County

Home Run For Home Depot And Cobb County

In a specially called meeting today,  the Development Authority of Cobb County voted 6-0 to grant HOME DEPOT a  $200 million tax abatement.  The monies will be used to refurbish their 38 year old Cumberland headquarters and a building on Franklin Rd the company plans…

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American Craft Council Show: March 13-15

American Craft Council Show: March 13-15

American Craft Council Show 
Featuring Nation’s Top Contemporary Craft Artists and Two New exhibits A three-day celebration of all things handmade, the Southeast’s largest juried indoor craft show features over 225 of the country’s select contemporary craft artists presenting their latest creations in jewelry, clothing,…

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Someone Ordered Your Background Check? It’s a Scam!

Someone Ordered Your Background Check? It’s a Scam!

Dottie Calina from the Better Business Bureau shares this warning. Be on the lookout for this creepy email scam that states someone doing a background check on you. The fake messages claim someone ordered a background check on you, but it’s really a ploy to…

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Awtrey Middle School Students Inspired to Make a Difference

Awtrey Middle School Students Inspired to Make a Difference

Students at Awtrey Middle School in Kennesaw, GA are passionate about making a difference for middle school students with autism, and they are well on their way to doing just that with a developing app called Socialfari. Awtrey Middle School’s Robotics Club students participate in…

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How to Find Long-Lasting Love

How to Find Long-Lasting Love

“With Valentine’s Day  a few weeks away, Elaine Taylor’s article gives us fresh and sassy tips to find true, lasting love. Don’t be fooled by her carefree tone, the tips she offers strike straight to the heart!” How to Find Long-Lasting Love by Elaine Taylor…

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Emerson’s First Chick-fil-A Restaurant Opens Jan 22!

Camping Out

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Veterans Don’t Count Say 24 Senators

Veterans Don’t Count Say 24 Senators

by Kathy Scott I joined a rally the  weekend of January 10, 2015, at the site of an abandoned hospital in Smyrna, Georgia, a state with one of the highest populations of Veterans. They weren’t asking for subsidies or lobbying for a handout. Instead, these…

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Inside the completion of an Eagle Scout Project

Inside the completion of an Eagle Scout Project

by Elyssa Abbott April 6, 2014 was the day that marked the start of my brother, Trey Abbott’s journey to become an Eagle Scout. The story I am about to tell is about the day he finished his project; January 10, 2015. The road to…

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Breakfast with Santa – Kennesaw Optimists – SAT DEC 13

Breakfast with Santa – Kennesaw Optimists – SAT DEC 13

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA – No Mall line for Santa Claus as the Kennesaw Optimist Club will host Breakfast with Santa at the Ben Robertson Community Center from 8am  until 11 am in Kennesaw.  The club will be serving pancakes, sausage, orange juice, coffee for Mom…

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Christmas at Piedmont – Arts & Crafts

Christmas at Piedmont – Arts & Crafts

Join us for a festive celebration; Christmas at Piedmont Church Arts & Craft Show will be buzzing with activity on Friday, Dec. 12th and Saturday, Dec. 13th.   There will be lots of unique arts and crafts exhibitors from all over the southeast that have crafted,…

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