Kennesaw/Acworth

Fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics

Fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics

On Wednesday, May 27 several city police departments in Cobb County will take part in carrying the Flame of Hope torch for the Special Olympics.  Starting at the Cobb Cherokee county line, runners will advance to the Acworth Police Department, then the Kennesaw Police Department…

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SMOKE ON THE LAKE – MAY 8, 9

SMOKE ON THE LAKE – MAY 8, 9

We couldn’t ask for more gorgeous weather for this weekend as the North Cobb Rotary puts on their fabulous Smoke On The Lake at Cauble Park, at Lake Acworth. Last year this event was rained out on Friday evening, this year our community will join…

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Two Out Door Movies to Choose From – May 2

We are expecting a glorious weekend and what better way to enjoy but an evening at either Acworth’s or Kennesaw’s Out Door Movie Night.  Below is the information for each one of them – enjoy. Acworth Parks and Rec is  hosting a B98 “B at…

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Craft Beer to be Showcased at Kennesaw Beer Fest

Craft Beer to be Showcased at Kennesaw Beer Fest

The Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority is hosting its second Craft Beer Fest in Kennesaw’s Depot Park on Saturday, May 2 from 1-5 pm. The event for adults ages 21 and older will feature over 100 craft beers from greater Atlanta breweries including Burnt Hickory, Sweet…

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Marietta Square Art Walk – April 3, 2015

Marietta Square Art Walk – April 3, 2015

The 8th Annual Marietta Square Art Walk officially begins April 3, 2015, and continues each first Friday through November. Art lovers enjoy an evening stroll through the charming streets of Marietta Square during this free, self-guided tour featuring local art and live music. The Beer…

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Shepherd’s Mens Run for Shepherd Center

Shepherd’s Mens Run for Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center & SHARE Thirteen men are  running to raise $250K to support the Shepherd Center’s  SHARE Military Initiative, a program that cares for U.S. service members who are suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the Afghanistan and…

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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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