Kennesaw/Acworth

Neighborhood Trails in Kennesaw Completed

Neighborhood Trails in Kennesaw Completed

A ribbon cutting ceremony on April 23 marked the completion of three trails, the Kennesaw First Baptist Church Trail, Whispering Lake Trail and Matlock Trail. These trails link with the Deerfield and Winchester Forest trails, connecting several subdivisions. The crushed stone and bare earth trails…

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Pediatric Imaging Center at CHOA Town Center

Pediatric Imaging Center at CHOA Town Center

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta recently broke  ground on a new pediatric imaging center at their Town Center location, 2985 George Busbee Parkway. Children’s has the largest pediatric radiology program in the nation and performs more exams on kids than anyone else. Families in Cobb will…

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Congratulations Dennis McKeon, Contractor of the Year

Congratulations Dennis McKeon, Contractor of the Year

Dennis McKeon, D. McKeon Heating & A/C, Inc., Kennesaw, GA, was recently named  2013 Contractor of the Year by the Conditioned Air Association of Georgia (CAAG), a statewide nonprofit professional trade association based in Atlanta, Georgia that represents HVAC or “conditioned air” contractors around the…

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KBA Hospitality Booth at the Big Shanty Festival

KBA Hospitality Booth at the Big Shanty Festival

THE KENNESAW BUSINESS ASSOCIATION BOOTH As a reminder the city allows Main Street to be closed for the Festival.  This provides a much safer environment for folks to get back and forth between city hall and the depot/museum area.  The Kennesaw Business Association will host…

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37th Big Shanty Festival – Sat & Sun April 20 & 21

Come enjoy the 37th annual Superior Plumbing Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival April 20 and 21.  The downtown Kennesaw area will be transformed into a giant family-friendly festival. There will be a variety of activities to entertain all ages. While at the Superior Plumbing Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival…

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Mike Surman to appear at Big Shanty Festival

Mike Surman to appear at Big Shanty Festival

Castrol Pro Angler Mike Surman will be on hand to sign autographs and answer consumer questions Saturday April 20th and Sunday April 21st at the Castrol Premium Lube Express display at the Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival. The event will take place in downtown Kennesaw (2829…

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CONGRATULATIONS KIMBERLY WESTWOOD

CONGRATULATIONS KIMBERLY WESTWOOD

Acworth resident and Chick-fil-A team member Kimberly Westwood is one of only 25 students across the country to receive the 2013 S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award, the chain’s highest scholar recognition that continues Chick-fil-A® founder S. Truett Cathy’s legacy of supporting higher education. The 25…

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NEW PLAYGROUND AT CAUBLE PARK

NEW PLAYGROUND AT CAUBLE PARK

It is breathtaking, exciting and big enough for adults to play on. The City of Acworth has installed a new playground at Cauble Park (Acworth Beach). Painted brown and trimmed in forest green, the modules blend in with the rest of the surroundings. The playground…

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Join Henry’s Challenge to Save a Life!

Join Henry’s Challenge to Save a Life!

April is National Donate Life month and it’s a month of special importance for Chef Henry Chandler of Henry’s Louisiana Grill.  Throughout the month of April, Chandler will be raising awareness for Organ Donation with “Chef Henry’s Challenge to Save a Life”.  “Chef Henry’s Challenge”…

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Dancing for the Children Competition!

Dancing for the Children Competition!

   Vaughn Williams, Athletic Director, Kennesaw State University with Instructor – Dawn Parker of Great Gig Dance Company will be competing in the Dancing for the Children Competition.  Watch out DWTS – they are on your horizon. The Service League of Cherokee County’s 47th Annual Ball and…

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Join Great Gig’s Flash Mob At The Festival

Join Great Gig’s Flash Mob At The Festival

It’s the Big Shanty Festival and time for the  Flash Mob again! This event will take place directly following the parade at the annual Big Shanty Festival in downtown Kennesaw on Saturday, April 20st. The parade starts at 9:30am, so just meet on Main Street…

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Big Shanty Festival almost here

IT’S ALMOST TIME Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival will celebrate its 37th year as the City of Kennesaw and surrounding areas turn out to celebrate the weekend of April 20 & 21, 2013.  The entire downtown area will be jam packed with people enjoying the best of…

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