Articles by Alex Patton


Banks and Shane (used by permission of Paul Banks)

Smyrna birthday and fireworks

The “Jonquil City” will celebrate its 146th anniversary with a Smyrna birthday party and fireworks show in Downtown Smyrna on Saturday, Aug. 4.The city promises a full night of festivities,…




Juneteenth Emancipation Day celebration in Texas in 1900

Juneteenth at Marietta Square

NAACP and Marietta Hold Juneteenth CelebrationThe Cobb County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in conjunction with the city of Marietta will host three days…


Main Street in downtown Kennesaw near the route of the Dream Dash

Kennesaw Dream Dash 5K kicks off

The Dream Dash 5k and Fun RunRunners and walkers of all ages can participate in the Kennesaw Dream Dash, which will be held in Downtown Kennesaw on Saturday, June 16.The…



Acworth City Hall with Georgia Peach Womens Sprint Triathlon article

Acworth art fest returns

Acworth, Ga. — Artists and craftsmen from around the country will showcase their work at the seventh-annual Acworth Art Fest, the weekend of April 14 and 15 on downtown Acworth’s…


Acworth City Hall with Georgia Peach Womens Sprint Triathlon article

Acworth Farmers Market starts April 7

Acworth, Ga. — Acworth residents looking for locally-grown fruits, vegetables and other homemade produce can find them at the City of Acworth Farmers Market, which will start Friday, April 7…