Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Chattahoochee Tech’s Dr. Betty Ann Cook was named South Cobb Citizen of the Year.
Betty Ann Cook of Mableton was recently recognized as South Cobb's Citizen of the Year. Cook has worn many hats at Chattahoochee Technical College from Acting Dean of the Austell Campus, Foreign Affairs Liaison and Ombudsperson to her current role as the Executive Director for Outreach and Community Engagement. The South Cobb Citizen of the Year award was created in 1986 by the South Cobb Rotary Club, and co-sponsored by the South Cobb Area Council of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce. A selection committee collect nominations each year, and choose an award recipient who has demonstrated through "definable, exceptional deeds that he or she has made the South Cobb area a better place to live and work". Cook was honored at a luncheon ceremony on …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Check out what's going on in your community and neighborhood and get involved!
This week is busy and culminates with one of the biggest fiestas of the year on Cinco de Mayo. Monday The City of Austell City Council holds its pre-agenda meeting at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Wednesday The South Cobb Business Association holds its monthly meeting at the South Cobb Community Center at 11:45 a.m. This week’s speaker is Mark Butler, commissioner for the Georgia Department of Labor. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door and cost $20 for non-members. Thursday The Austell Community Partnership will hold its monthly meeting at the South Cobb Recreation Center at 10-11:30a.m. Various speakers will compose a panel to discuss the upcoming Transportation Investment Act/TSPLOST referendum. The panel consists of speaker from …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Get a roundup of meetings, events and happenings this week in South Cobb.
Austell City Council Meeting Tonight, the Austell City Council will hold its regular meeting at 7. The full agenda for the meeting is attached to this article and highlights are below. The city will honor Officers Timothy Koutlas and Armando Cipriano for 15 years and five years, respectively, with the Austell Police Department. As Mayor Joe Jerkins mentioned during his State of the City Address in February, the police department will have three new Crown Victoria patrol cars, which will be leased for three years each. Finance Department Director Denise Soesbee said the city will only pay about $67,500 for the three-year lease of all three cars, with another $15,000 coming from insurance proceeds of other patrol vehicles. The council …
Monday, August 15, 2011
Roundup of business news in and around South Cobb
Monday, August 15, 2011
Cobb Chamber of Commerce The Cobb Chamber is looking for business and community leaders to participate in the Teacher for a Day program on Thursday, Sept. 29 for both Cobb County and Marietta City Schools. Teacher for a Day gives business executives a true picture of public education in action. In one day, they see first-hand both the strengths and challenges that schools and teachers face. The Cobb Chamber will place volunteers in Cobb and Marietta City schools to experience a day in the shoes of a teacher. Volunteers will work side-by-side with a Cobb County or Marietta City Teacher of the Year for a full school day. Applications are due Thursday, Sept. 9. For more information or to download an application, visit www.cobbchamber.org or …