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Cobb County job fair returns next week

Cobb County job fair returns next week

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Cobb County's annual large job fair will be held next Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Cobb Civic Center in Marietta.

The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a number of employers, service organizations and colleges, including AT&T, Staples, WellStar Health Services and the FBI.

The Cobb Civic Center is located at 548 South Marietta Parkway.

PetSmart to host National Adoption Weekend

PetSmart to host National Adoption Weekend

(WXIA) -- PetSmart Charities is planning a major adoption event at stores nationwide.

National Adoption Weekend will be Sept. 13-15. Thousands of dogs and cats will be available for PetSmart customers to take home.

Adoption representatives will also be on hand to answer questions about caring for a new pet.

PetSmart Charities will give $35 to grants to participating local adoption partners for every pet that finds a new home during National Adoption Weekend.

"We are proud to partner with PetSmart Charities to find lifelong loving homes for thousands of pets this National Adoption Weekend," PetSmart CEO David Lenhardt said.

Learn more and find your closest PetSmart store at petsmart.com.

Music legend Ricky Skaggs coming to Woodstock

Music legend Ricky Skaggs coming to Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Music legend Ricky Skaggs is coming to FoxTale Book Shoppe on his Kentucky Traveler book tour on Tuesday, August 27 at 7 p.m.

In Kentucky Traveler, Ricky Skaggs, the music legend who revived modern bluegrass music, gives a warm, honest, one-of-a-kind memoir of forty years in music—along with the Ten Commandments of Bluegrass, as handed down by Ricky’s mentor Bill Monroe; the Essential Guide to Bedrock Country Songs, a lovingly compiled walk through the songs that have moved Skaggs the most throughout his life; Songs the Lord Taught Us, a primer on Skaggs’s most essential gospel songs; and a bevy of personal snapshots of his musical heroes.

Simon Kidgits Club hosts back-to-school activities

Simon Kidgits Club hosts back-to-school activities

ATLANTA Simon Property Group is holding a special celebration to help young students and parents across the country ‘make the grade’ even before the school year begins. Families are invited to score an “A+” in preparedness and entertainment with Simon Kidgits Club®’s annual Back-to-School event at two Georgia malls:

  • Town Center at Cobb on Saturday, August 3 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Northlake Mall on Saturday, August 3 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Simon Kidgits Club’s Back-to-School event will feature a variety of interactive activities for children and valuable offers for adults, all designed to make transitioning into academic routines a little easier.

Run for Wounded Heroes returns to Kennesaw

Run for Wounded Heroes returns to Kennesaw

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Atlanta-area runners are invited to show their support of the Wounded Warrior Project at a 5K in Cobb County next month.

The fourth annual Run for Wounded Heroes will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 in downtown Kennesaw.

Registration begins at 7 a.m., with the race scheduled to be off and running at 8 a.m. There is also a one-mile fun run option at 7:30 a.m.

Both races begin at Kennesaw First Baptist Church on North Main Street and end in front of Eaton Chiropractic on South Main Street.

The price is $25 through Saturday, July 27 and $30 after. Technical T-shirts are guaranteed for everyone who pre-registers. Runners also have the option of paying $5 to be entered into a raffle to win two sets of two round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines.

Visit herorun.us for more information or to sign up for the race.

Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb host back-to-school 'Back At It' event

Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb host back-to-school 'Back At It' event

ATLANTA -- School is almost back in session and to kick off the season, Simon Property Group, Inc., a leading global retail real estate company, will host a series of “Back At It” events geared towards ‘tweens and teens’ at approximately 55 malls across the country.

Simon®’s Back At It activities will be greatly enhanced this year by an exciting collaboration with Teen Vogue’s 2nd Annual ‘Back-To-School Saturday’ initiative.

Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb will hold their Back At It festivities on August 10, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., inviting students and their families to get back into the rhythm of another school year. Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb’s Back At It events will also take place on Georgia’s Tax-Free Weekend, allowing everyone to make the most of the cost-saving shopping opportunity.

Simon Kidgits Club hosts back-to-school activities

Simon Kidgits Club hosts back-to-school activities

ATLANTA -- Simon Property Group, Inc., is holding a special celebration to help young students and parents across the country ‘make the grade’ even before the school year begins. Families are invited to score an “A+” in preparedness and entertainment with Simon Kidgits Club®’s annual Back-to-School event at three Georgia malls: