Sunday, January 20, 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.
Sunday, January 20
From the 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 …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Take a look at the road work being done around Marietta and Cobb Oct. 8 through Oct. 12, including Jamerson, Roswell, Bishop Lake, Aviation, Laramie and Floyd Roads, and Brookwood and Busbee Drives.
Here is a look at the road work being done around Cobb this week, Oct. 8 through Oct. 12, according to Commissioner JoAnn Birrell. Canton Road to Trickum Road: This section of construction is substantially complete. The contractor will be fine grading, grassing and working on punchlist items. Trickum Road to Jims Road: No lane closures expected between Trickum Road and Jims Road. The contractor will be fine grading and grassing shoulders. Jims Road to Sandy Plains Road: Expect periodic lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wigley Road and Sandy Plains Road. One lane will remain open at all times for your commute. The contractor will be placing concrete and asphalt pavement in this area. Asphalt paving operations, which will include lane …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Here is a look at Cobb road work from Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, including Barrett Parkway and Lower Roswell, Akers Mill, Aviation, King Springs, Jamerson and Wigley Roads.
Here is a look at Cobb road work from Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, including Barrett Parkway and Lower Roswell, Akers Mill, Aviation, King Springs, Jamerson and Wigley Roads. If you hear about road work being done or spot traffic, let us know about it in the comments below, on Facebook, on Twitter or at email@example.com. Here are the road work updates from Commissioner Helen Goreham: Northbound Barrett Parkway (Burnt Hickory Road to US 41): You can expect periodic lane closures Northbound between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. between Burnt Hickory Road and Cobb Parkway (US 41). One lane will remain open at all times. Southbound Barrett Parkway (Cobb Place to Burnt Hickory Road: Anticipate periodic lane closures southbound from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The application has been a success in live and training scenarios including a severe storm, citywide events including the Fourth of July and two full-scale city exercises.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) presented Marietta the Create Award for the city's innovation and use of technology. When a major public safety event occurs in Marietta, such as a train derailment, storm or parade, the city's department heads meet in Marietta's crisis management center (CMC) to coordinate the city's response. This helps Marietta efficiently respond when an emergency occurs and improves the city's operations during a crisis. With the city's online emergency management application, public safety workers in the field are able to enter data about the emergency into a mobile computer in their vehicles. Employees in the CMC are also able to add data simultaneously. This information goes into a database to visually display …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Hundreds will attend the evening of song, testimonies and presentations to raise awareness for our troops and let them know we support them. See how you can enter to win a pair of tickets to the event!
The Marietta Museum of History and Patch want to offer you and a friend a special night out. We are giving away a pair of VIP tickets to May 10's Hearts for Heroes III. Entering this contest is easy. Just post a comment at the bottom of this article and tell us what your favorite thing to do in Marietta is or share your thanks to our servicemen. Just a sentence or two will be fine. For the third year, Marietta will celebrate, honor and remember local servicemen and wounded warriors with the Hearts for Heroes event at the Strand Theatre. "We are putting this event together to honor the servicemen and women. Marietta gives a big city feel in a small town; it's like a big family, and this gives us a chance to honor those who help and protect…