Local chefs use Taste of Atlanta to help Puerto Rico

Several chefs in the metro area are teaming up at Taste of Atlanta to benefit Puerto Rico in the aftermath of two hurricanes.Find the tent at Historic Fourth Ward Park…

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Young Equestrians of Cobb County— The Quest for a Blue Ribbon

 MARIETTA, Ga. — Mya Borysiak waits patiently aback her horse, Cosmo, on the sidelines of the Hunter Jumper ring at Will’s Park Equestrian Center waiting for her name to be…

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Holiday events across Cobb County — October through December

The 2017 holiday season has arrived, even if the temperature outside doesn’t reflect it. Cobb County is home to several seasonal festivities for adults and children. OctoberOctober 14-15  Marietta SquareChalktoberfest…

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PulteGroup withdraws application for controversial Atlanta Road townhomes

Developer PulteGroup apparently got the message when its representatives got an earful from some 200 locals about a proposed townhome development back in August.The developer has withdrawn its application to…

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Kennesaw’s ‘Medium’ exhibit transcends metaphysical boundaries

“Medium,” a collection of multimedia work curated from Atlanta-based and international artists, explores the symbolic impact of the ghost story in modern society. Hosted at Kennesaw State University’s Zuckerman Museum…

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5 free things to do in Acworth in October

You can feel it — the mornings are getting chilly and the air is a little less humid. October is knocking on your door with a cinnamon broom in hand…

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Why Dragon Con should stop calling itself a ‘family-friendly’ event

[Warning: One of the images included below may not be suitable for all readers, and is included to illustrate the point made in this article.]Dragon Con, Atlanta’s largest gathering of…

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Police identify body found in backyard of Acworth home

The Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office positively identified a body Monday that was found at an Acworth home over the weekend, police said.The body was identified as 38-year-old Acworth resident…

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Acworth mayor and board run unopposed, cancel November elections

Since all incumbents face no opposition, the Acworth Board of Aldermen voted at its meeting Thursday, Sept. 21, to cancel this year’s general election.“You look at the board as a…

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Five Will Vie for Open Smyrna City Council Seat Nov. 7

There will be plenty of competition for the Smyrna City Council’s open Ward 3 seat this fall.No fewer than five candidates qualified at city hall Monday through Wednesday, each cashing in…

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Tree maintenance to cause traffic delays in Marietta

Daytime drivers in Marietta will experience delays on Whitlock Avenue next week due to tree-trimming, according to city officials. The Marietta Power and Water Department will work from 9:30 a.m….

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