Articles by Alex Patton

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 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 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…




Acworth Egg Hunt

ACWORTH, Ga. — The City of Acworth and Freedom Church’s annual Acworth Egg Hunt will take place on Friday, March 23, featuring 50,000 eggs and other attractions for children.The event…


Acworth introductory lacrosse camp for children

ACWORTH, Ga. — Registration is open for Acworth’s introductory lacrosse camp, which teaches young children the fundamentals of gameplay in a safe and educational environment.Boys and girls from 1st to…