On Monday, April 13th the City of Marietta and Marietta Power and Water was honored to send some of its finest employees to the State Capitol for Georgia's National Lineman Appreciation Day.
The Marietta Museum of History will host the fourth installment of their new program the "Remember When Club" on Friday, April 24th at 10:30 a.m. at the Museum's Tumlin Community Room located in the Kennesaw House just off the Square.
The Marietta Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite the public to the 39th Annual May-retta Daze Arts and Crafts Festival held in Glover Park in the Historic Marietta Square on May 2-3, 2015.
The City of Marietta's Office of Economic Development will partner with the Marietta Business Association during the week of Monday, May 4 - Friday, May 8, 2015, to help recognize Small Business Week by inviting current and aspiring business owners to attend free events relating to creating and maintaining their businesses.
The City of Marietta will be administering the Summer Food Service Program for the 17th straight year starting on June 1, 2015.
Get your taste buds in gear! The 22nd Annual Taste of Marietta is returning to the Historic Marietta Square on Sunday, April 26, 2015, from 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Admission to the event is free and "tastes" - ranging from Italian to seafood, steak to BBQ, and all the sweets imaginable - are available for $1 to $5. This tasty festival is consistently named a top festival in Cobb County and has more than doubled in size over the past ten years.
Streaming video of the April 8 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
The Marietta Fire Department will conduct a live fire training exercise on Saturday, April 11, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m., weather permitting, at the old Marietta Dermatology Building located at 900 Campbell Hill Street, Marietta, GA.
Marietta Tree Keepers invites volunteers of all ages to help plant trees at Marietta's Gramling Park on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Tools and refreshments provided. Dress for outdoor weather.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session April 6 and their regularly scheduled meeting April 8.
Tables will go on sale for the 2015 Glover Park Concert Series Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at 8 a.m. Tables can be reserved online, and they are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The Marietta Police Department is dedicated to protecting its citizens in every way possible by finding ways to fight and prevent crime, while also finding ways to educate and protect the City's youth through a program called Radkids, a personal empowerment safety education, which includes a 10 hour curriculum for children ages 5 to 12.
On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the City of Marietta was awarded the Atlanta Regional Commission's 2014 CREATE Community Award in the Community Involvement & Collaboration category for its year-long commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War Battles of Marietta in 2014.
City of Marietta Administrative Offices will be closed Friday, April 3. The City's sanitation schedule including garbage, brush/yard waste and recycling will change for the week.
On Thursday, March 19, 2015, Mayor Steve Tumlin was joined by City staff as he signed paperwork completing the refinancing of the 2009 Parks and Recreation Bond, which saved the taxpayers of Marietta $1.275 million.
Marietta City Council will meet for committees and an agenda work session March 25.
On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, Mayor Steve Tumlin honored Marietta resident Judge Jim Morris with the first ever GEM City Award given to recognize the outstanding service of a citizen of Marietta.
The Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum recently acquired four beautiful dresses from Warner Bros. for display in the museum. Sold by Museum Replicas Ltd., the dresses are identical to those worn by the feisty "Scarlett O'Hara" in the film and may be viewed while touring the Museum.
Councilman Stuart Fleming (Ward 1) will host a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 205 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA 30061 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Streaming video of the March 11 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, the City of Marietta's Public Works personnel will move their headquarters from their current location (775 North Marietta Parkway) to their temporary location (268 Lawrence Street) due to building renovations.
Marietta Power and Water recently won a smart board that scans live meeting data and enables users to collaborate with others via Smartphone or USB. The technology allows up to five people to view what is being written on the board during meetings without them having to be in the same room and also captures what is being written on the board during meetings so the information can be shared via e-mail or USB.
Councilwoman Michelle Cooper Kelly (Ward 6) will host a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Sawyer Road Elementary School located at 840 Sawyer Road, Marietta, GA 30062 at 6:30 p.m.
The City of Marietta will begin intersection improvements during the week of March 9 – 13, 2015, weather permitting, which will include the installation of Flashing Yellow Arrows at the intersection of North Marietta Parkway and Wallace Road.
The Marietta Police Department is announcing the upcoming session of its annual Citizens' Police Academy. This program provides an opportunity for the citizens of Marietta to have the chance to experience what it is like to be a police officer.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session March 9 and their regularly scheduled meeting March 11.
Marietta Parks & Recreation's 10 & Under Boys' Basketball team was recently awarded the District Runners-Up trophy at the District Youth Basketball Tournament on Saturday, February 28th.
In conjunction with the start of daylight savings time on Sunday, March 8th, 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 December 18, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order establishing the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The Task Force brought together national experts in the major issues concerning policing in order "to identify best practices and make recommendations to the President on how policing practices can promote effective crime reduction while building public trust and examine, among other issues, how to foster strong, collaborative relationships between local law enforcement and the communities they protect."
The City of Marietta and BLW Administrative Offices will open on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 10am due to inclement weather.
On Wednesday evening, February 25, 2015 Mayor Steve Tumlin and City Council braved Winter Storm Remus to save the taxpayers of Marietta $1.275 million by refinancing the 2009 Parks and Recreation Bond.
Municipal Court sessions for Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning have been canceled. Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon court sessions remain scheduled at this time. Notices rescheduling cases will be mailed. Public may call 770-794-5400 or 855-873-9714.
Join the Marietta Museum of History for a walk through time at the Marietta City Cemetery on Saturday, March 7th at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. With newly "unearthed" research, Museum Registrar Christa McCay will discuss the origins of the Cemetery and delve into stories of Marietta's pioneering families. Please note that tours are conducted on gravel & uneven pathways, so please plan accordingly.
The City of Marietta's Environmental Services crews will run today (Tuesday, February 24th) but on a delayed schedule.
The Marietta Museum of History will host a Black History Month Event on Thursday, February 26th from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Museum located at 1 Depot Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060.
In an effort to promote awareness of Arbor Day, Marietta Tree Keepers will give away "Free Trees" on Saturday, February 21, 2015, from 9 a.m.-12 noon or until they run out of free tree seedlings at the Marietta Farmers Market on the Square.
Marietta City Council will meet for committees and an agenda work session Feb. 25.