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Marietta Square Farmers Market returns in April

Marietta Square Farmers Market returns in April

MARIETTA, Ga. -- The 2011 Marietta Square Farmers Market begins on Saturday, Apr. 2.

The market will take place along North Park Square in Marietta Square. It is held every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon through Nov. 19.

According to market director Johnny Fulmer, more than 60 vendors will participate in the 2011 market, which features items that are grown, made or produced right here in Georgia.

In order to accommodate the market, North Park Square and a portion of Mill Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

For more information on the Marietta Square Farmers Market, call 770-499-9393.

Plan your child's summer at Cobb County's camp expo

Plan your child's summer at Cobb County's camp expo

MARIETTA, GA -- It's not too early to start thinking about summer camp.

The Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department will host the Cobb Summer Camp Expo 2011 on Tuesday, Mar. 8.

The event will be at the Cobb Civic Center (548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, 30060) from 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Cobb Summer Camp Expo is a one-stop shop for summer camp programs from all over the county. Representatives from day camps, art camps, church camps, overnight camps, performing arts camps, sports camps and much more will be on hand to help residents find the perfect fit for their children.

Admission to the expo is free.

Nominate an Outstanding Kid for Kohl's Cares Scholarship

Nominate an Outstanding Kid for Kohl's Cares Scholarship

ATLANTA -- Every year, the Kohl's Corporation make an effort to recognize young people who give their time and talent to help others.

The Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program rewards volunteers ages six to 18 who work hard to invest in the futures of their communities.

This year, the company plans to honor more than 2,100 kids nationwide on the store, regional and national levels.

Several Metro Atlanta Kohl's locations are participating, including:

* Acworth (3354 Cobb Parkway, 30101)

* Austell (1825 East-West Connector SW, 30106)

* Canton (2034 Cumming Highway, 30114)

* Cartersville (600 East Main Street, 30120)

* Douglasville (2989 Chap

Cobb Teens Participate in WALK OFF for a Cause Fashion Show

Cobb Teens Participate in WALK OFF for a Cause Fashion Show

ATLANTA -- The five Metro Atlanta Avenue shopping centers hosted a high school fashion show benefiting the United Way on Thursday, Dec.

'Shop with a [Cobb County High School Mascot]' Brings Good Cheer

'Shop with a [Cobb County High School Mascot]' Brings Good Cheer

COBB COUNTY, GA -- Several Cobb County high schools participated in shopping events for local children this holiday season.

Allatoona High School in Acworth held its annual "Shop with a Buccaneer" on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Acworth Target.

Powder Springs Farmers Market

The Powder Springs Farmers Market is operated through  a combined effort of the City of Powder Springs, the Historic Downtown Merchants Association of Powder Springs, and the Powder Springs Farmers Market Advisory Committee.


Mission:  To support and promote local farmers, home growers and purveyors of foods prepared with local products, by providing a community-based market where they can sell their goods directly to consumers, to encourage area residents to buy local, buy healthy and buy smart and to provide consumers with an alternative fresh produce shopping venue and an opportunity to connect with neighbors and the community in beautiful downtown Powder Springs.