Friday, June 17, 2011
Local boys do good with their band Delta Moon, gracing the stage at the Barnes Mable House Amphitheater this Saturday.
Fresh off their European tour, Delta Moon, a band that represents the heartbeat of the “American South,” is rocking the stage this Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Barnes Mable House Amphitheatre in Mableton. Tom Gray, a co-founder of the band, says they play South Cobb and other Marietta area venues regularly. The band has a grassroots following that originated right here in our backyard. “Delta Moon is the South. The Hellbound Train album drew a lot from living in the South,” Gray says of being a Southern boy. Relocating to Atlanta with his family in eighth grade, Gray became drawn to music as an escape since he didn't have many friends. However, as he began making friends in high school he formed small garage bands that performed nearly …
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
South Cobb residents find themselves in grocery stores buying last minute Valentine's items to round out the lover's day.
On the eve of what's heralded as the most romantic day of the year, South Cobb residents scramble to get their loved ones last minute gifts for Valentine's Day. Both men and women scurry into neighborhood grocers Kroger and Publix off Floyd Road to find that one special item that says "I love you."
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
A New Year's Resolution guide for places to go to work off the holiday pounds.
Each year millions of people across the country make a commitment to change something. Call it the notorious New Year's Resolution, but most people commit to losing weight or getting in better shape. South Cobb has plenty to offer for those searching to jumpstart their exercise routines., such as the several local fitness clubs eager to take on new clients for the New Year with some great special offers. "This year we are offering our new and current members something truly unique to the area. We are having The Biggest Mover Contest along with a 60-day money-back guarantee and no enrollment fee," says Dax Derringer, general manager for Gold's Gym of West Cobb. "It's based on the idea behind The Biggest Loser, only that members are awarded …
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Local area locations for flu shot availability and who needs to get them.
It's just a couple of days before Christmas and a little more than a week from the 2011 New Year's celebration. Because of the recent flu outbreak, many people from Austell and Mableton are finding alternatives to their big holiday plans. "I had to order most of my gifts online this year," says 57-year-old grandmother of two, Cheryl Abbott. She's a Mableton resident who recently relocated from Florida to help her financially strapped daughter. "I got the flu over two weeks ago and still haven't been able to shake it. I never had the shots before but I never got sick in Florida," Abbott said. Abott is not alone, local clinics and doctor's offices have seen a spike in the number of cases within the past three weeks. Dr. Allen Nguyen of …