Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The park, at the corner of Anderson and Roswell streets, honors former Marietta mayor Joe Mack Wilson.
The public is invited to join the city of Marietta for the dedication of Joe Mack Wilson Park, 190 Roswell St., May 23 at 3 p.m. The park, at the corner of Anderson and Roswell streets, honors former Marietta mayor Joe Mack Wilson. "Joe Mack had a passion for Marietta and loved the beauty of this city," mayor Steve Tumlin said. "He loved Kiwanis Club, and served our city as a legislator, businessman, husband, father, and also as mayor of Marietta," he said. "When Joe Mack was mayor, he still had contacts with the Georgia Legislature that made the city of Marietta even better. Still today, years later, we see evidence of his handiwork and contributions as a legislator, leader and as Mayor in many ways in both our city and our state." "This …
Goodwill operates half a dozen stores in Cobb County as well as a number of stand-alone donation centers in the area. The new Whitlock Avenue store includes a drive-up donation center.
Goodwill of North Georgia will open the doors to its 45th store location on Thursday. The new West Marietta store, located at 775 Whitlock Avenue, includes a drive-up donation center. Including the new site, Goodwill operates half a dozen stores in Cobb County as well as a number of stand-alone donation centers in the area. “Not only are we growing our Cobb County footprint, but with this new location, we were able to bring nearly 40 new jobs to the community,” said Director of Public Relations Elaine Armstrong. Last year, Goodwill helped more than 10,000 individuals find employment across North Georgia. When shoppers enter the West Marietta store, they’ll find bright graphics along the walls telling the story of Goodwill’s mission. “Our …
Monday, April 15, 2013
The Marietta store, located at 757 Whitlock Avenue, will include a donation center and will open on May 23.
Goodwill of North Georgia will recruit 40 workers to fill open positions at its new West Marietta location. The store, located at 757 Whitlock Avenue, will include a donation center and will open to customers on May 23. The organization is hiring floor and production associates. Those interested should apply in person during the Goodwill Hiring Event on April 16 – 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church (566 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30064). Once all positions are filled the hiring event will be closed. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, bring valid identification, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and be able to successfully pass a background check and drug screen. Applicants are …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
A new Walmart Neighborhood Market on Canton Road brings employment opportunities to Marietta.
Wednesday, March 27
A new Walmart Neighborhood Market will open on Friday, March 29, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7 a.m. The new store, approximately one-fourth the size of a Walmart Supercenter, is located at 3372 Canton Road in the Blackwell Square Plaza. It will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The new store will provide customers grocery shopping and pharmacy services. “The Canton Road community is extremely excited that Walmart is opening its newest Walmart Neighborhood Market store in Cobb County’s District 3,” said JoAnn Birrell, District 3 commissioner, in a press release. “Walmart is known for its community partnerships and being a good neighbor. I thoroughly enjoyed working with the Walmart team in bringing this store to …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The Canton Road store is nearing completion, but the Roswell Road location is more than a year away from opening.
The Walmart Neighborhood Market planned for the Canton Road area will hold its grand opening on March 29. District 3 Cobb Commissioner JoAnn Birrell made the announcement at a recent meeting of the East Cobb Civic Association. The event begins at 7:30 a.m., just before the store opens for business for the first time. The Walmart store, which will sell only groceries, is another boon for the Canton Road commercial corridor that has she has been addressing in recent months. "We're really excited," Birrell said. "I think this is going to boost that area very much." The 42,000-square-foot store will be located at the corner of Canton Road and Blackwell Road, in the Blackwell Square Shopping Center, and in the former space of the American …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Marietta City and Cobb County officials and representatives from Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets celebrated the opening of a 41,403-square foot grocery-only store at 1137 Powder Springs Road on Jan. 16.
Friday, January 18
by City of Marietta Marietta City and Cobb County officials and representatives from Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets celebrated the opening of a 41,403-square foot grocery-only store at 1137 Powder Springs Road on Jan. 16. Approximately 90 employees have been hired to operate the store, one of the first Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets in Georgia. The store is strategically located within one of Marietta’s opportunity zones, which encourage new businesses to locate in the city or existing businesses to expand. When two or more new jobs to the state of Georgia are created, businesses may be eligible to receive $3,500 in state income tax credits for each new job for five years. Marietta has three opportunity zones. "The city of Marietta welcomes…
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The new Marietta Jersey Mike's Subs will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, Dec. 12 to Sunday, Dec. 16 to support the Walton High School Academic Program.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Jersey Mike’s Subs will officially open its doors in Marietta on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Franchise owners and brothers Kyle and Taylor Davis along with their father Alex Davis and brother-in-law Kirk Morris will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday to Sunday, Dec. 16 to support the Walton High School Academic Program. The new restaurant, located at 4400 Roswell Road, will circulate 10,000 coupons throughout the community, offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to Walton High School Academic Program. Started at the Jersey Shore in 1956, Jersey Mike’s continued its steady growth in 2011 opening 69 new restaurants throughout the country, a 15 percent increase overall. In 2011, locations throughout …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Get out to the Holiday Market Bake Sale and Silent Auction to benefit Due West UMC Preschool, Martinis & Music, a tree planting in honor of late actress Ann Rutherford, the Custer Park grand opening and more.
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
1. It's Martinis & Music on Friday, Nov. 2, at the Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art. Enjoy Martinis, hors d’oeuvres and musical entertainment along with access to all exhibitions from 5:30 to 8:30p.m. 2. The Holiday Market Bake Sale and Silent Auction to benefit Due West UMC Preschool is Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. The event will host more than 45 vendors with hand sewn items, jewelry, pottery, monogramming and more. The Market is located at 3956 Due West Road, Marietta. 3. The public is invited to attend a tree planting and dedication ceremony in honor of late actress Ann Rutherford, who played Scarlett O'Hara's sister, Careen in Gone With the Wind, on what would have been her 95th birthday. The event takes place …
Friday, August 17, 2012
Marietta Square’s newest addition is an Egyptian, Lebanese and Mediterranean restaurant complete with a hookah lounge and weekend belly dancing. Laziza will have its grand opening on Friday, Aug. 17.
The Earl Smith Strand Theatre on Marietta Square has a new neighbor—Laziza. The Egyptian, Lebanese and Mediterranean restaurant and Hookah Lounge had its soft opening earlier this week. Tonight, Friday, Aug. 17, Laziza celebrates its grand opening on the Square. Laziza is located at 113 N. Park Sq between the Strand and Sarah Jean’s. Friday and Saturday evenings will include live belly dancing; however, Saturday, Aug. 18, will not have belly dancers present. There are going to be about 26 different flavors of hookah. While the restaurant intends to sell beer and wine, as of Friday afternoon they were not serving alcoholic beverages. The lunch buffet is $8.99. For more information, contact Laziza at 770-590-9422. Keep up on Marietta Square…
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
On June 16, UpDog Smoothies & Juices opened on Church Street. What do you think of this new addition to Marietta Square?
Looking for a quick, fresh and healthy beverage option. Marietta Square's newest beverage choice UpDog Smoothies & Juices is now open. The shop opened on June 16 at 107 Church St. The menu consists of fruit smoothies, green smoothies and juices. Take a look at a couple of the items under each section. Fruit Smoothies: Urdhva Mukha (Upward Dog)—Orange, carrot, peach, mango and pineapple; and Adho Mukha (Downward Dog)—Orange, vanilla almond milk, raspberry, strawberry and pineapple, among other flavors. Green Smoothies: Anjali Mudra (Salutation)—Kale, swiss, chard, banana, blueberry, agave and ice; and Vasisthasana (Side Plank)—Swiss chard, spinach, strawberry, raspberry, orange and jalapeno, among other flavors. Juices: Twisted Root—Apple, …