Firm hired to help with bond issuance for Braves stadium
The future owners of the new Braves stadium have hired a law firm to assist in issuing bonds to finance its construction.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Celebrate Smyrna's birthday on Saturday
Celebrate the birth of Smyrna on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the Smyrna Village Green, 200 Village Green Circle in Smyrna.
Hospital Closings: It's Not Just A Rural Georgia Problem
The healthcare crisis continues to demonstrate it's continued existance on the supply side.
Emory-Adventist Hospital to close
Although the Smyrna, Ga., hospital has cut costs in recent years, it has had difficulty attracting patients and is no longer sustainable in today's health-care environment, the health systems said.
Smyrna eyes same-sex couple benefits
A policy that would allow the same-sex partners of city employees to receive the same benefits as their heterosexual counterparts is under consideration by Smyrna officials.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Play Family Food at Freeman Poole Thur.
The Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 S. Hurt road SW in Smyrna, will have Family Food for seniors, ages 55 and up, at 1 p.m. July 31. The Kaiser Permanente Educational Theater Group will be the prime players in this rendition of the TV game show, Family Feud, with voluntary audience participation highly encouraged.
Author to give talk on history of Rich's Department Store Aug. 3
Author Jeff Clemmons will give a talk on "Rich's: A Southern Institution," his first book on the recently published history of Rich's Department Store, at 3 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the Smyrna Library, 100 Village Green Circle in Smyrna.
A home of their own: Jewish synagogue, religious school moves into first permanent space
For the first time in its eight-year existence, a west Cobb synagogue isn't using borrowed space to conduct its religious services or teach its youth.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Smyrna church gives back, helps kids get ready for new school year
Joseph Lanham, of Smyrna, arranges backpacks during the Faith In Action Argyle Back to School Celebration at Cumberland Community Church in Smyrna, on Sunday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Metro Atlanta's Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.6 Percent in June
The unemployment rate rose for the second straight month in metro Atlanta, rising four-tenths of a point in June, according to labor force estimates released by the Georgia Department of Labor.
Music Video Casting Extras in Smyrna Area
Smyrna residents who wish to be involved in the production of a music video as extras may have that opportunity this weekend.
Council: Smyrna's millage rate will remain the same
Residents of Smyrna will not see their taxes increase in the coming year after the City Council approved keeping the city's millage rate the same this week.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Celebrate Smyrna's Birthday at Village Green
The City of Smyrna is celebrating its birthday, and is inviting you to the free party on the Village Green.
Thayer knocks out incumbent for school board seat
After a nine-week runoff, Cobb voters chose Susan Thayer over incumbent Tim Stultz on Tuesday night to fill Post 2 on the Cobb Board of Education.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Smyrna OKs enterprise zone
Businesses in parts of Smyrna and unincorporated Cobb have new reasons to invest in the area now that the city has approved a local tax incentive program.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
LIVE: Smyrna City Council Meets
The City of Smyrna is broadcasting their current city council meeting online. The meeting is also broadcast on Channel 19 on Charter Cable.
Accident Closes Southbound Lanes of South Cobb Drive
The City of Smyrna is advising motorists to avoid a section of South Cobb Drive after a traffic accident caused major delays Monday morning.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The SPLOST vote: Lee right to put BRT on back burner
Almost lost in the shuffle of the focus on Tuesday's coming GOP primary runoffs is that day's equally momentous vote by the Cobb Board of Commissioners on whether to put a $750 million transportation SPLOST question on the November General Election ballot.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Veterinarian office starts fundraiser for pet oxygen masks
Pet owners in the Smyrna area may soon breathe easier knowing an effort is underway to provide their local fire department with oxygen masks meant for cats, dogs and other animals at every station.
Primary runoffs now down to the wire
PRIMARY SEASON 2014 heads into its final weekend this morning, with "ground zero" squarely on northwest Cobb and Marietta.