Kennesaw/Acworth

Big Shanty Festival – April 12 & 13

Big Shanty Festival – April 12 & 13

KENNESAW/BIGSHANTY FESTIVAL Come enjoy the 38th annual Superior Plumbing Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival April 12 and 13.  The downtown Kennesaw area will be transformed into a giant family-friendly festival. There will be a variety of activities to entertain all ages. While at the Superior Plumbing Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival take time to wander through more than 250…

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New Development Coming to downtown Kennesaw

New Development Coming to downtown Kennesaw

Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together. The downtown assemblage is the property on Main Street directly across from the Pedestrian Underpass. It is no longer just an assemblage, it is now a reality. This development has been years in the planning and has had to overcome what at times seemed insurmountable…

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March Radness Skate Contest at Kennesaw Skate Park

March Radness Skate Contest at Kennesaw Skate Park

The City of Kennesaw and Ambush Board Company are hosting a skate contest at Kennesaw Skate Park on Saturday, March 15. Check in at 10:00 am.  Contest starts at 11:00 a.m. Two Divisions: Street Contest and Pool Jam $15 Entry Fee per Division (includes free contest tee shirt) Registration Open Now. Sign up in person…

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North Cobb High School ~ 12 Athletes Sign with Colleges.

North Cobb High School ~ 12 Athletes Sign with Colleges.

Congratulations to the following seniors from North Cobb High School who committed to colleges yesterday, Feb 5.  That is the most ever for the school.  Not only do these students excel in their sport, they also have good grades.  Our community is proud of you. CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETES: North Cobb cross country standout Emmanuel Juarez,…

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The Perfect Storm, January 2014

The Perfect Storm, January 2014

by Carol Thompson, Editor   Our recent storm we experienced was not the first and certainly will not be the last.  It also wasn’t the worst storm* even though many hundreds were stranded on the roadways, some for more than 24 hours. I am a little stunned at all the blame gamers I see pointing…

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Kennesaw State Names Superior Plumbing as Official Plumber

Kennesaw State Names Superior Plumbing as Official Plumber

The Kennesaw State University Department of Athletics and Superior Plumbing Services, Inc. announced today a multi-year sponsorship agreement. Superior Plumbing’s investment will provide significant support to KSU’s Department of Athletics and its student-athletes, as the school prepares for its inaugural football season in 2015. “We are proud to have Superior Plumbing as a partner,” said…

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Kennesaw’s State of the City presented at KBA

Kennesaw’s State of the City presented at KBA

Kennesaw Development On The Horizon On Tuesday, January 14, Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews addressed an audience of more than 250 Kennesaw Business Association members, civic leaders, educators, and guests about Kennesaw’s accomplishments and plans for growth and development in his annual State of the City presentation. The theme of the presentation, Let’s Build It, was…

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Quilters Provide Calvary Children’s Home with Quilts and Pillowcases

Quilters Provide Calvary Children’s Home with Quilts and Pillowcases

When Robin Jones, owner of Cottontail Quilts, located in Kennesaw,  first learned of the Calvary Children’s Home several months ago, she decided to reach out to the local quilting and sewing community for assistance in making a personalized pillowcase for every child at the home. Within two days of publishing her newsletter, all the pillowcases…

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Team Georgia 6th Grade All Star Football Team Head to Texas

Team Georgia 6th Grade All Star Football Team Head to Texas

Team Georgia, a 6th grade all star football team made up of mostly Cobb County students (along w a few from Paulding, Bartow, and Douglas), has swept through the South to win the Regional Championship put on by Football University (FBU). They are headed to the Final Four in San Antonio on Jan 3-5 with hopes…

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The First Christmas Card ~ by Rev. Sam Storey, Columnist

The First Christmas Card ~  by Rev. Sam Storey, Columnist

The first Christmas card was designed in 1843 by the artist J.C. Horsley and measured about the size of a postcard. The first Christmas card shows a Victorian family celebrating the gentle spirit of the season around a table. Flanking the scene of Christmas cheer and celebration is the carrying out of the biblical concern…

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Main Street Pharmacy invites you to Give a Basket of Christmas

Main Street Pharmacy invites you to Give a Basket of Christmas

PROVIDING CHRISTMAS AT WELLINGTON PLACE Tami Chamblee. and Jerry Gatti of MAIN STREET PHARMACY invites members of our community to partner with them and bring a little bit of Christmas to the residents of Wellington Assisted Living, located just a block from the Pharmacy on Jiles Rd.  These ladies are creating gift baskets for these…

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Korean Educators Complete ESL Training Program

Korean Educators Complete ESL Training Program

A group of 23 visiting Korean English teachers recently earned their English as a Second Language (ESL) certificates from Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education. The program, created between the Georgia Department of Education and the International Teacher Training Institute, brings elementary and secondary teachers from Korea to the Atlanta area to…

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