Tuesday, May 21, 2013
It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
Mark your calendars, Cobb seniors. The Senior Information Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the Cobb County Civic Center. Admission and parking are free. The fair will cover topics such as: For more information, call 770-528-1445 or 770-528-5381.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Novelist Claire Cook is the special guest for the Cobb Library Foundation's luncheon on Wednesday.
Students will be released early at set times, depending on grade level, Wednesday and Thursday.
Students in the Cobb County School District will be released from classes earlier than usual on Wednesday and Thursday of this week, as the 2012-13 academic year comes to an end. The early dismissal schedules are as follows:
The "School's Out" event at Paper Mill Village includes charity donations in partnership with Sope Creek Elementary School.
The sun's out, school's almost out and Paper Mill Village is having another food truck event from 5-8 p.m. tonight. The flyer just about says it all; thanks to Leigh Taylor of the Wilbert Group for letting us know.
Lane closures on Paper Mill Road continue this week; replacement work begins May 28.
Preparations continue this week for the replacement of the Sope Creek Bridge on Paper Mill Road. Starting next Tuesday, May 28, East Cobb motorists will not be able to use that portion of the road for around four months, including the start of the 2013-14 school year. The $1.4 million project will include a complete replacement of the aging bridge and the construction of a six-foot-wide sidewalk on the south side of Paper Mill Road for access to National Park Service trails. This week utility work continues on Paper Mill Road near the bridge. Occasional lane closures will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. When Paper Mill is closed during the bridge construction period, detours will be on Johnson Ferry Road to the …
The MDJ columnist is the special guest for Tuesday's event at Hollycrest Hall.
Dick Yarbough, a columnist for The Marietta Daily Journal, is the guest speaker at Tuesday's monthly luncheon of the East Cobb Business Association. The luncheon is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hollycrest Hall, 2235 Sewell Mill Road. Yarbrough is described as "a Southern philosopher, political pundit and straight-shooting humorist all rolled into one. Seen weekly in nearly one million households throughout Georgia, his column is an artful mix of comedy and candor that leaves readers amused, inspired or enraged, but always engaged!" Here's more on Yarbrough from his website. Registration is required to attend the luncheon, both for members and non-members. The charge for members is $15 and for non-members admission is $20. Click …
Bruce Ailion of RE/MAX Greater Atlanta-Cobb met with Sens. Isakson and Chambliss and Rep. Gingrey last week in Washington.
Monday, May 20
From a press release from the East Cobb-based RE/MAX Greater Atlanta-Cobb: Bruce Ailion, an Associate Broker with RE/MAX Greater Atlanta-Cobb and a Board or Directors member with the Cobb Association of Realtors, met with Senators Johnny Isakson, Saxby Chambliss and Congressman Phil Gingrey on Capitol Hill Thursday to discuss the housing issues critical to the Marietta community. “One of the most important aspects of the Realtors Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is that Realtors actively engage with their representatives on Capitol Hill,” said Mr. Ailion. “Realtors from around the country met with their U.S. Senators and Representatives last week to communicate the key legislative issues critical to Realtors and the communities …
More than 150 local businesses showcased their products and services Thursday at the Cobb Chamber Business-to-Business Expo.
More than 150 local businesses had to opportunity to showcase their products and services Thursday at the Cobb Chamber Business-to-Business Expo. The free event attracted thousands of attendees at the Cobb Galleria Centre right here in the Smyrna-Vinings area. Cobb Chamber Chairman Greg Morgan said this year's expo has been the largest one the chamber has ever held. Exhibitors included Keep it in Cobb, which encourages residents to buy local, and business associations from across the county.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The Pope and Walton baseball teams are playing at home Monday afternoon in the semifinals.
Despite leading for a good portion of the match, the Lassiter girls lacrosse team couldn't hold on against the dynasty that is Milton in Saturday's Georgia High School Association Class AAAAAA finals. Milton came away with a 10-7 win for its third consecutive championship and eighth title since 2005, but the Lady Trojans felt like they had done all they could. “They almost pulled it out,” Lassiter coach Faith Harmeyer told The Marietta Daily Journal, referring to her players. “I would have liked to have had this one for the seniors, but we’ll get it.” The Lassiter girls were hoping to add to the East Cobb contingent of spring sports state champions. Thus far, the Walton girls tennis team and the boys and girls tennis teams at The Walker …
The big days at Kell, Lassiter, Pope, Sprayberry, Walton and Wheeler high schools start Thursday and end Saturday.