The Marietta Police Department is looking forward to the approaching holidays and while we are ramping up our strategies to keep the community safe, here are some safety tips that you can use to have safer holiday.
The Marietta Fire Department wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving. If you are planning on frying the turkey, please check out some helpful safety tips and the best types of fryers to use to fry the turkey.
The Marietta City Council has set Council meeting dates for 2016.
Join the Marietta Museum of History for a walk through time at the Marietta City Cemetery on Saturday, November 21st at 10:30am and 2pm.
With recent terrorism incidents around the world there is a growing concern of "What can citizens do to help prevent these incidents?" and "What should they do once in the middle of an incident?" The Marietta Police Department is taking a step forward and providing information to our community of what to do in these types of situations. Although there is no active threat to the Marietta community the police department is aware of the growing concerns with safety.
The City of Marietta and Mayor Tumlin recognized Nurse Practitioners' Week on November 9 – 15, 2015.
Councilwoman Michelle Cooper Kelly (Ward 6) will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Sawyer Road Elementary School from 6:30pm – 8:00pm.
On November 14, 2015, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity awarded the Marietta Police Department with its 2015 Bridge Builder Award for the department's "outstanding contribution to the community as our Public Official Partner of the Year."
Mayor Tumlin will deliver a State of the City address on Monday, December 14, 2015 at the Marietta Business Association's Monthly Luncheon. The luncheon will be held at the Mansour Center from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.
On November 11th, 2015, the Marietta City Council approved the City's Civil Service Board's certified election results re-electing incumbent E. Darden Borders to fill the Post 2 vacancy for a three-year term effective January 1, 2016, and expiring on December 31, 2018.
Marietta City Council will meet for committees and an agenda work session Nov. 19.
Marietta Tree Keepers invites volunteers of all ages to help plant trees at the City of Marietta's Laurel Park on Saturday, November 14 at 8:30am. Tools and refreshments provided. Dress for outdoor weather.
With the Thanksgiving Holiday approaching, the Marietta Fire Department releases safety tips to keep in mind during the holiday season.
The Historic Preservation Commission would like to invite owners and residents of the Church and Cherokee area to a second neighborhood meeting to discuss draft design guidelines for the Church-Cherokee Streets neighborhood area on Monday, November 23, 2015 in the City Council Chambers located at 205 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA at 7:00pm.
Streaming video of the November 11 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
Atlanta United, the city’s Major League Soccer club, and the City of Marietta have entered into a binding memorandum of understanding to build a state-of-the-art headquarters and training complex in the Franklin Road Corridor in Marietta. The project represents more than $50 million in new investment by Atlanta United to the area and approximately 80 high-paying jobs by 2017.
The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is pleased to announce the Museum will host Martinis and Music November 13th.
Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin will host a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in the City Council Chambers located at 205 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA 30061 from 5:00pm – 6:00pm.
Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin and City Council will host a Franklin Road Redevelopment Bond Public Meeting on Monday, November 16, 2015 at the Jay Whorton Room in the Radisson Hotel located at 1775 Parkway Place, Marietta, GA 30067 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm.
Keep Marietta Beautiful is pleased to announce that the North Marietta Neighborhood Community Garden has completed its grant-funded outdoor classroom at the garden behind Cobb Head Start located at 361 Pine Street, Marietta, Georgia.
Mayor Steve Tumlin and Congressman Barry Loudermilk will host a special pinning ceremony on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Glover Park in Marietta to honor the service of local veterans, and those who serve veterans with a specially designed National Veteran Corps pin.
The City of Marietta is pleased to announce that construction has started on the new multi-use Kennesaw Mountain to Chattahoochee River Trail (also known as the Mountain to River Trail).
In conjunction with National Fire Safety Prevention Week which was recognized during the week of October 4 – 10th, the Marietta Fire Department held a poster contest for students at Hickory Hills Elementary School. The students were tasked with creating an artistic poster to portray the importance of fire safety
In 2012, the MPD Citizen Volunteer Program was established as a result of frequent recommendations from graduates of the MPD Citizen's Police Academy. There were numerous Marietta citizens who possessed tremendous talents, skills and life experiences that were willing to contribute on a volunteer basis to assist the department. With the large response from local citizens, the MPD Citizen Volunteer Program quickly became a large and integral part of the police department.
On Friday, October 30, 2015, the Atlanta Regional Commission presented its 17th Annual Developments of Excellence awards at the State of the Region breakfast, where the Historic Marietta Square was honored to receive the Great Place Award.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session Nov. 9 and their regularly scheduled meeting Nov. 11.
Marietta High Schools Cadets are pleased to announce they will be participating in The Empty Stocking Fund’s 2015 JROTC Drive on Saturday, November 7th by going door to door in uniform seeking donations for the charity. Each year more than 2,500 cadets representing 30 metro Atlanta high school JROTC programs take to the street to raise awareness of and contributions for The Empty Stocking Fund.
The deadline for City of Marietta residents to pay their property taxes without incurring interest is Monday, November 2, 2015. All payments received in the office, online or postmarked on that date will be accepted.
With Halloween right around the corner, the Marietta Police Department would like to give a few safety tips to keep our families and their little Trick-or-Treaters safe during this festive evening.
In conjunction with the end of daylight savings time on Sunday, November 1st, the Marietta Fire Department would like to remind residents to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when changing clocks this weekend.
On Wednesday, October 14th, Mayor Steve Tumlin presented a proclamation to Cobb Diaper Day Committee representative Barbara Hickey and proclaimed Monday, October 26, 2015, Cobb Diaper Day in the City of Marietta. The community is encouraged to collect diapers and donate them Monday, October 26th at 5 p.m. at Marietta First Baptist Church, 148 Church Street.
The City of Marietta's Office of Economic Development is bringing a little art to the Marietta Square. For a six month period, the City is displaying original works by Mariettans on a banner on North Park Square. Every other month is a new exhibition period and will have a different theme. We are now accepting applications for our Dec/Jan "Winter Wonderland" exhibition.
The Elizabeth Porter Historic Monument, Art, and Murals Committee will hold its second meeting on Monday, October 26th from 6pm – 7:30pm in the Training Room in the Main Fire Station located at 112 Haynes Street, Marietta, GA 30060.
Marietta City Council will meet for committees and an agenda work session Oct. 28.
Attention all retired City of Marietta employees, please see the attached flyer for open enrollment information.
The Marietta Museum of History will host the next installment of the Remember When Club on Friday, October 23rd at 10:30 am. This month's theme is the Atherton Drug Store explosion which occurred on October 31, 1963.
On Wednesday October 14th, Mayor Tumlin and City Council honored students from Park Street Elementary School who participated in a poster contest as part of the nationwide Public Power and Clean Water Week.
On Thursday, September 10th, the City of Marietta received the top Savvy Award from The City-County Communications & Marketing Association at its annual conference in Atlanta.
On Wednesday, October 14th the Marietta City Council, Police Chief Dan Flynn, and Officer David Baldwin recognized and congratulated the most recent graduates of Marietta Police Department's Citizen Police Academy during the council meeting.
Streaming video of the Oct. 14 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
On behalf of the City of Marietta, Mayor Pro Tem Johnny Walker (Ward 3) will present a proclamation to the nurses in the emergency department at the WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 10:45 a.m. in the Blue Tower Waiting Area of the hospital located at 677 Church Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060.
Wireless customers in Cobb County can now send a short message service text message to 9-1-1 for emergency help when unable to make a 9-1-1 voice call. This service will be available to the majority of Wireless customers. All Major Carriers have completed integration with the Cobb County 911 system.
The Marietta Police Athletic League is pleased to announce our new Youth Boxing Program. The program is open to youth ages 8-18, beginners classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8pm at the Lawrence Street Recreation Center.
Marietta PAL was recently awarded $2,000.00 from 6-4-3 Foundation and $3,500.00 from the Atlanta Braves Foundation. Marietta PAL will be using these funds to support health, nutrition and athletics programs for the youth in the community.
Councilmen Grif Chalfant (Ward 2) and Johnny Walker (Ward 3) will host a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Hickory Hills Elementary School Cafeteria located at 500 Redwood Drive, Marietta, GA 30064 at 6:00pm.
The City of Marietta's Civil Service Board will hold elections Tuesday, October 13, Wednesday October 14 and Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm in the City Clerk's Office, located on the 4th floor of City Hall.
Join the Marietta Museum of History for a walk through time at the Marietta City Cemetery on Saturday, October 17th at 10:30am, 2pm and 5:30pm. With newly "unearthed" research, Museum Registrar, Christa McCay will discuss this month’s theme “And This is How I Died…,” which will explore the people who left this world in horrible ways. From drownings to electrocutions, these tours will not be for the faint of heart.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session Oct. 12 and their regularly scheduled meeting Oct. 14.
Did you know that roughly half of home fire deaths result from fires reported between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., when most people are asleep? Smoke alarms save lives. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out. In fact, having a working smoke alarm cuts the chances of dying in a reported. Keep your family safe with a working smoke alarm in every bedroom.