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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Historical Society to Host Holiday Showhouse at William Root House

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November 23, 2020

CONTACT: Trevor Beemon

Executive Director

tbeemon@cobblandmarks.com

678.594.4994 

MARIETTA - For one weekend only, the c. 1845 William Root House in downtown Marietta will be transformed into an inspiring holiday sh...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 19, 2020

City Council to Meet November 24, 2020

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, November 24, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to atte...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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City of Marietta Administrative Offices will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27.  Police, fire and other services essential for public safety and health will remain open. 

Marietta Power and Water administrative offic...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 17, 2020

City of Marietta Community Development Block Grant PY 2021 Application Meeting

CITY HALL SPRING

November 17, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White 

Community Development Manager

kthompson@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5437

MARIETTA - The City of Marietta will hold an application meeting for the opening of the CDBG Public Services application for program ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 16, 2020

City of Marietta Announces 2021 Business License Renewal Season Has Begun

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November 16, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles 

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – Current City of Marietta business licenses are now available for renewal. All business licenses expire December 31st of the year issued. No ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 12, 2020

City Council Approves New Ordinance Allowing for Open Container on the Square

CITY HALL SPRING

November 12, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at the City Council meeting, Council approved an ordinance that allows for open container within an approved entertai...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City of Marietta's CDBG Proposed Action Plan Amendment- Addition of CDBG-CV Funds

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November 10, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White 

Community Development Manager

kthompson@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5437

MARIETTA - On September 11, 2020, the City of Marietta was awarded an additional special allocation of Community Development Block Gr...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 9, 2020

City of Marietta Alters Property Tax Payments Deadlines to Assist Citizens

property tax

November 9, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – In order to assist property owners during the economic issues created by COVID-19, the City of Marietta is allowing property tax payments to ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Pop-In at the Marietta Museum of History: Aviation

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November 5, 2020

CONTACT: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, November 21st from 10:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their families the oppor...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Marietta Public Works Department Releases Storm Debris Clean Up Information

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CONTACT: Public Works Department

770.794.5595

City of Marietta Residents,

Please review the following plan for Storm Debris Clean Up. The following are the steps we hope will allow for the quickest recovery. This will only apply for material placed at the st...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Marietta Parks & Rec Announces New Santa Event for 2020

Santa Blitz

November 4, 2020

CONTACT: Rachel Langelotti

Special Events Coordinator

rlangelotti@mariettaga.gov

770.794.4456

MARIETTA - 

In leu of the Annual Tree Lighting event, the City of Marietta will officially open the holiday season with a Santa Blitz! During...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: November 2, 2020

William Root House Announces Scaled-Down Beer Festival for 2020

 root house daytime

November 2, 2020

CONTACT: Trevor Beemon

Executive Director

tbeemon@cobblandmarks.com

678.594.4994 

MARIETTA - A scaled-down version of the annual Root House Beer Festival will take place at the William Root House on November 14th. To ensure a safe and...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 27, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: City of Marietta to Hold Public Meeting for the Seminole Drive Streetscape Project

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October 27, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta will hold a public meeting to consider the Seminole Drive Streetscape Project and traffic calming options on Tuesday, November 10t...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Marietta Fire Department Reminds Citizens to Change Clock and Alarm Batteries This Weekend

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October 26, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – In conjunction with the end of daylight savings time on Sunday, November 1, 2020, the Marietta Fire Department would like to remind residents to change...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 22, 2020

City of Marietta CDBG- COVID 19 Funding Application Available

CITY HALL SPRING

October 22, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White

Community Development Manager

kthompson@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5437

MARIETTA - On September 11, 2020, the City of Marietta was awarded an additional special allocation ($467,230) of Community Development Block Gr...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 20, 2020

City Council to Meet October 27, 2020

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, October 27, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to atten...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Marietta Parks & Rec Hosts 3-Point Shoot Out Competition

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October 14, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The Marietta Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department is pleased to announce registration is now open for the 3-Point Shoot out Competition on Nov...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Marietta Named to National “Top Cities” Lists

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October 13, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

 MARIETTA - The City of Marietta is pleased to announce it has been named to two distinct national lists recognizing its place as a top city in America.

Z...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Council to Meet October 12th and October 14th

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Monday, October 12th beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Wednesday, October 14th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regularly scheduled m...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Marietta Pilgrimage Transitions to Self-Guided Walking Tour for 2020

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October 12, 2020

CONTACT: Courtney Spiess

Marketing & Public Relations Manager

Marietta Visitors Bureau

770.429.1115

423.883.2136

MARIETTA - In light of the current conditions concerning COVID-19, the Marietta Visitors Bureau and Cobb Landmarks & Histor...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Parks & Rec Hosts Virtual Costume and Pumpkin Carving Contests

Costume Contest

October 8, 2020

CONTACT: Rachel Langelotti

rlangelotti@mariettaga.gov 

MARIETTA - The Marietta Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host a virtual kids and pet costume contest and pumpkin carving contest. Photos can be submitted online unti...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Keep Marietta Beautiful to Host Shredding Event on Saturday, October 10th

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October 7, 2020

CONTACT: Maggi Moss

Community Engagement Supervisor/Executive Director Keep Marietta Beautiful

mmoss@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5506

MARIETTA - On Saturday, October 10, 2020, the City of Marietta and Keep Marietta Beautiful will hold a shredding ev...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 6, 2020

William Root House To Offer Flashlight Tours in October

flashlight tours

October 6, 2020

CONTACT: Trevor Beemon

Executive Director

tbeemon@cobblandmarks.com

678.594.4994 

MARIETTA - During the 1850s, Hannah and William Root shared their home with their children and extended family. Hannah Root’s father, Leonard Simpson, li...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Statewide Annual Burn Ban Ended September 30th

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October 5, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The Annual Statewide Burn Ban, issued by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, ended September 30th. Open burning may be permitted in the City of...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Pop-In at the Marietta Museum of History: Books

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October 1, 2020

CONTACT: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, October 17th from 10:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their families t...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Marietta PAL Offering Virtual Afterschool & Sports Programs

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September 30, 2020

CONTACT: Daneea Badio-McCray

Executive Director

Marietta Police Athletic League

404.747.4095

MARIETTA - The Marietta Police Athletic League (PAL) is pleased to offer Virtual Afterschool programs for just $25 or for FREE if your family qualif...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Parks and Play Event Begins Friday, October 9th

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September 29, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - Marietta’s Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to offer a new FREE Parks and Play event beginning on Friday, October 9, 2020.

Who nee...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Updated Hours of Operation for the Marietta Museum of History

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September 28, 2020

CONTACT: Jan Galt

Executive Director

jgalt@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5712

MARIETTA - In March of 2020, like so many other businesses, the Marietta Museum of History shut its doors to the public due to the ongoing public health crisis caused by ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 24, 2020

WorkSource Cobb to Host Sign-up for No Cost Training Programs

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September 24, 2020

CONTACT: WorkSource Cobb Service Center  

information@cobbworks.org

770.528.4300

MARIETTA – WorkSource Cobb will be hosting an in-person sign-up event on Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for Cobb Cou...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Marietta Power & Water Launches New System to Ease Cash Payments

BLW

September 23, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – Marietta Power and Water is pleased to announce that it has launched a new, convenient way to allow customers to pay their utility bills wh...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City Council to Meet September 29, 2020

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, September 29, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to att...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 21, 2020

City of Marietta to Host HUD-Approved Homebuyer Education Workshop

City of Marietta homebuyer flyer

September 21, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White

Community Development Manager

kthompson@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5437

MARIETTA - The City of Marietta, in partnership with Catholic Charities
is hosting a HUD-Approved Homebuyer Education workshop for individual...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Marietta's Gem City Camps Presents Fall Break Camp in a Kit!

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September 17, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The City of Marietta’s Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to present its Gem City Camp in a Kit, Fall Break edition!

Each Camp in a ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 17, 2020

City of Marietta Needs You to Fill Out the Census

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September 17, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta’s Census response rate is lagging behind other cities in Cobb County, thus putting our community at risk for...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Marietta Parks & Recreation Continues Scarecrows in the Square Tradition

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September 15, 2020

CONTACT: Rachel Langelotti

rlangelotti@mariettaga.gov

770.794.4456

MARIETTA – Despite the decision to cancel the 2020 HarvestFest due to COVID-19, Marietta Parks and Recreation will still host their annual Scarecrows in the Square...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 14, 2020

City of Marietta Alters Property Tax Payments Deadlines to Assist Citizens

property tax

September 14, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – In order to assist property owners during the economic issues created by COVID-19, the City of Marietta is allowing property tax payments t...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Registration Now Available for Parks & Rec's Marathon Kids Program

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September 10, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta’s Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that registration is now open for Marathon Kids whi...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Pop-In at the Marietta Museum of History: Fall Crafts

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September 8, 2020

Contact: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, September 19th from 11:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their famili...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Marietta Power to Provide Rebates to Customers During COVID-19 Pandemic

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September 2, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – During the Board of Lights and Water meeting on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, the board unanimously voted to provide rebates to all Marietta...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Marietta Streetfest Cancels But Museum Offers Family Fun

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September 1, 2020

CONTACT: Carolyn Morris

Marietta Streetfest

cmorrisga@gmail.com

404.966.8497

Jan Galt

Marietta Museum of History

JGalt@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5712

MARIETTA - The 29th annual Marietta Streetfest which celebrates arts, crafts, family fun, live musi...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 31, 2020

City Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

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City of Marietta Administrative Offices will be closed Monday, September 7, 2020.  Police, fire and other services essential for public safety and health will remain open. 

Marietta Power and Water administrative offices will also be clos...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 27, 2020

City Council to Meet September 3rd and September 9th

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Thursday, September 3rd beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Wednesday, September 9th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regular...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 24, 2020

2020 Glover Park Concert Series Canceled

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August 24, 2020

CONTACT: Carolyn Morris

cmorrisga@gmail.com

404.966.8497

Rachel Langelotti

rlangelotti@mariettaga.gov

770.794.4456

MARIETTA - It is with much sadness and disappointment, the Downtown Marietta Development Authority and the City of Marietta announc...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 24, 2020

City Council to Meet August 25, 2020

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, August 25, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to attend...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Marietta Museum of History Celebrates the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage

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August 20, 2020

CONTACT: Amy Reed

areed@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5719

Celebrate the centennial of women’s suffrage in the U.S. with Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence! 

The story of women’s suffrage is a story of voting right...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 18, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: City of Marietta to Hold Ribbon Cutting Event for Welcome Center

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August 18, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, City Council will be joined by the Marietta Visitors Bureau staff and Board of Directors for a ribbon cutting cer...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Marietta Fire Department Announces Promotions

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August 13, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The Marietta Fire Department and Fire Chief Tim Milligan are pleased to announce the following promotions have been made within the department...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Marietta's Root House Museum Celebrates 175 Years

 root house daytime

August 10, 2020

CONTACT: Trevor Beemon

Executive Director

tbeemon@cobblandmarks.com

678.594.4994

MARIETTA - The William Root House was built circa 1845 for Hannah and William Root, early settlers of Marietta. William was one of Marietta’s first merch...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 6, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: City of Marietta to Hold Public Meeting for Traffic Calming Options on Manning Road

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July 9, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta will hold a public meeting to consider traffic calming options on Manning Road between Whitlock Ave and Marietta High School...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 6, 2020

City Council to Meet August 10th and August 12th

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Monday, August 10th beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Wednesday, August 12th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regularly sch...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Marietta City Schools Resumes Meal Delivery on August 4, 2020

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August 3, 2020

CONTACT: Jen Brock

Executive Director

Communications, Marketing, & Public Relations

jbrock@marietta-city.k12.ga.us

770.422.3500, ext 7231

MARIETTA - Marietta City Schools (MCS) will open virtually on Tuesday, August 4, and will once again off...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 29, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayor Tumlin to Deliver State of the City Address on August 5, 2020

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July 29, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - Mayor Steve Tumlin will deliver the State of the City address on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at a joint meeting of the Cobb Chamber’s Marietta Are...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Cobb Small Business Relief Eligibility Grant Requirements Announced for Round 2

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July 28, 2020

MARIETTA - Cobb County Government is partnering with SelectCobb to provide relief to small businesses that have been devastated by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Small Business Relief Grant has been established to assist businesses ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 27, 2020

City's CDBG Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report Available for Public Comment

CITY HALL SPRING

July 27, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White 

Community Development Manager

kthompson@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5437

MARIETTA - The City of Marietta, in compliance with applicable U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, has pr...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Pop-In at the Marietta Museum of History: Summer Crafts

Pop-In top photo 2nd version

July 23, 2020

Contact: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, August 15th from 11:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their families the ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 23, 2020

City Council to Meet July 28, 2020

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, July 28, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to attend (...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Marietta to Host Public Hearings on Proposed Overall Property Tax Decrease

property tax

July 14, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The Marietta City Council announces its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 3.68 percent over the rollback millage rate by ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Pop-In at the Marietta Museum of History: Rockets & Robots

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July 13, 2020

CONTACT: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, July 18th from 11:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their families the op...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 9, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: City of Marietta to Hold Public Meeting for Traffic Calming Options on Lawrence St

city-news-logo

July 9, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta will hold a public meeting to consider traffic calming options on Lawrence St and Washington Ave between Cole St and Fairgro...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Root House Museum Shows Visitors How To Keep Their Cool

 root house daytime

July 8, 2020

CONTACT: Trevor Beemon

Executive Director

tbeemon@cobblandmarks.com

678.594.4994 

MARIETTA - Before air conditioning existed, southerners used a variety of tricks to keep their homes airy and cool. This summer, see the historic William Ro...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Marietta Fire Department Provides Details for State Fireworks Laws

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July 1, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The Marietta Fire Department has released additional information and explanations for the State of Georgia’s fireworks laws ahead of the July 4th...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Marietta Fire Department Offers Fireworks Safety Tips

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July 1, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The Marietta Fire Department offers helpful firework safety tips as the July 4th holiday approaches.

In 2015, the sale and use of most consumer types of fir...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 30, 2020

City Council to Meet July 6th and July 8th

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Monday, July 6th beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Wednesday, July 8th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regularly scheduled...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Elizabeth Porter Park Sprayground Now Open

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June 29, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The Elizabeth Porter Park Sprayground located at 370 Montgomery Street is open for the season. 

Now through Saturday, September 26th, Elizabeth Po...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 26, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: City of Marietta & Cobb County to Hold Virtual Event

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June 26, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – On Thursday, July 2, 2020 Mayor Steve Tumlin, State Representative Bert Reeves, and representatives from Cobb County will hold a virtual event t...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 25, 2020

WorkSource Cobb Provides Virtual Workshops

worksource cobb

June 25, 2020

CONTACT: WorkSource Cobb

worksourcecobb.org

770.528.4300

MARIETTA - WorkSource Cobb is pleased to provide virtual workshops during the month of July.

Dealing with Grief that Comes with Job Loss

July 7 @ 1:00 PM

Don’t let the weight of wha...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 23, 2020

City Offices Closed in Observance of Independence Day

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City of Marietta Administrative Offices will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020.  Police, fire and other services essential for public safety and health will remain open. 

Marietta Power and Water administrative offices will also be closed in...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Mayor Tumlin Issues Proclamation to Mark Juneteenth Celebration Day in Marietta

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June 18, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - On Thursday, June 18, 2020, Mayor Steve Tumlin issued a proclamation to mark June 19, 2020 as Juneteenth Celebration Day in Marietta. To view the proclama...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 18, 2020

City Council to Meet June 23, 2020

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, June 23, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to attend (...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Pop-In at the Marietta Museum of History: Cultures of Cobb

Pop-In top photo 2nd version

June 15, 2020

Contact: Anna Monroe

770-794-5710

Amonroe@mariettaga.gov

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, June 20th from 11:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their families the op...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art to Reopen on June 16th

art museum

June 11, 2020

CONTACT: Sally Macaulay

Executive Director

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art

Sally@mariettacobbartmuseum.org

MARIETTA - The Marietta Cobb Museum of Art is pleased to announce it will reopen to the public June 16th – 21st with regular hours fe...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Marietta Power & Water to Resume Service Disconnects June 16th, Special Payment Plans Offered

BLW

June 11, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – Marietta Power and Water will resume service disconnects on June 16, 2020. Special payment plans for customers who have experienced COVID-relate...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Marietta's William Root House Museum & Gardens Are Reopened

root house mourning

June 9, 2020

CONTACT: Trevor Beemon

Executive Director

tbeemon@cobblandmarks.com

678.594.4994

MARIETTA - Cobb Landmarks, which owns and operates the c. 1845 William Root House as a historic house museum, has announced that the museum will once again welcome vi...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center to Host New Fitness Class, IntenSati

new fitness class

June 8, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - Sign up today for Marietta Parks, Recreation & Facilities’ newest fitness class, IntenSati, on Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 2nd - June 30th...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Cobb Small Business Relief Eligibility Grant Requirements Announced

cobb county grant

June 4, 2020

MARIETTA - Cobb County Government is partnering with SelectCobb to provide relief to small businesses that have been devastated by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Small Business Relief Grant has been established to assist businesses o...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Mayor Tumlin to Host Inaugural Patriotic Contest to Mark July 4th

PET CONTEST 4th

June 4, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – Due to the Coronavirus, the City of Marietta made the difficult decision to cancel all events scheduled for July 4, 2020 including the Let Freedo...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City Council to Meet June 8th and June 10th

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Monday, June 8th beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Wednesday, June 10th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regularly schedule...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Reopening Update for the Marietta Museum of History

history

June 2, 2020

CONTACT: Jan Galt

JGalt@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5712

MARIETTA - Due to the ongoing public health crisis of COVID-19, the Marietta Museum of History has been closed to the public since March 18, 2020. The Museum is pleased to announce that it will ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: June 1, 2020

City of Marietta's Gem City Summer Camp Now Registering for Virtual Summer Camp!

camp

June 1, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The City of Marietta’s Gem City Summer Camp is pleased to present Camp in a Kit, a Virtual Summer Camp program!

Five weeks of fun activities, June...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 28, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: City of Marietta to Hold Public Hearing on FY21 Budget on June 3, 2020

8I2A9769

May 28, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The City of Marietta will hold a public hearing on the Recommended Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Budget, which begins July 1, 2020, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 27, 2020

City of Marietta Cancels July 4th Event

July 4th

May 27, 2020

CONTACT: Maggi Moss

Community Engagement Supervisor

mmoss@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5609

MARIETTA – Due to the Coronavirus, the City of Marietta has made the difficult decision to cancel all events scheduled for July 4, 2020 including the L...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Marietta Municipal Court to Resume Operations on Tuesday, June 2nd

8I2A9748-2

May 27, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – Beginning on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the Marietta Municipal Court will initiate the gradual expansion of court operations.

In conjunction with Geor...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Register Now for Marietta PAL's Virtual Summer Camp

Virtual Summer Camp Logo

May 26, 2020

CONTACT: Daneea Badio

DBadio@mariettaga.gov

404.747.4095

MARIETTA - Your child can participate in Marietta PAL’s FREE VIRTUAL Summer Camp June 1st through July 17th!

To compliment Marietta City Schools’ Virtual Summer School sc...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 21, 2020

City Council to Meet May 26, 2020

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, May 26, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to attend (v...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 21, 2020

City of Marietta's CDBG Proposed Action Plan Amendment- Addition of CDBG-CV Funds

city hall

May 21, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White 

Community Development Manager

kthompson@mariettaga.gov

770-794-5437

MARIETTA - On April 2, 2020, the City of Marietta was awarded a special allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds (317,434) to...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 19, 2020

City Offices Closed for Memorial Day

city-news-logo

City of Marietta Administrative Offices will be closed Monday, May 25th.  Police, fire and other services essential for public safety and health will remain open. 

Marietta Power and Water administrative offices will also be closed in obs...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 13, 2020

City of Marietta Launches New Emergency Mass Notification Service

everbridge

May 13, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta is pleased to announce that it has launched a new emergency mass notification service to keep its citizens better informed a...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 8, 2020

City of Marietta Honored With All-America City Hall of Fame Award

MURAL BEST

May 8, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta is pleased to announce that it was recently honored with the 2020 All-America City Hall of Fame Award by The National Civic L...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 7, 2020

City Council to Meet May 11th and May 13th

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Monday, May 11th beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Wednesday, May 13th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regularly scheduled...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Update from the Marietta Museum of History

history

May 5, 2020

CONTACT: Jan Galt

Museum Director

JGalt@mariettaga.gov

770-794-5712

MARIETTA - Due to the ongoing public health crisis because of COVID-19, the Marietta Museum of History has been closed to the public since March 18, 2020.  Being housed in...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: April 27, 2020

City of Marietta Community Development Block Grant Citizen Participation Plan Amendment

city-news-logo

April 27, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White

kthompson@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5437

MARIETTA - In accordance with 24 CFR 91.05(c)(2) and subpart B of the federal regulations relative to citizen participation for Community Planning and Development Programs and...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: April 22, 2020

City of Marietta Provides Information for Governor Kemp’s Plan to Reopen State

8I2A9748-2

April 22, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – On Monday, April 20, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp issued a statewide Executive Order which laid out plans to reopen the State of Georgia for certa...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: April 21, 2020

City of Marietta Awarded Special Allocation of Community Development Block Grant Funds

CITY HALL SPRING

April 21, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White

kthompson@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5437

MARIETTA - The City of Marietta has been awarded a special allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds ($317,434) to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Public Comment Period for Rottenwood Creek Trail – Phase 1 Open Until April 13th

rottenwood creek

April 7, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The Georgia Department of Transportation, in coordination with the City of Marietta and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has initiated...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: April 6, 2020

City Offices Closed for Good Friday

city hall

City of Marietta Administrative Offices will be closed Friday, April 10th.  Police, fire and other services essential for public safety and health will remain open. 

Marietta Power and Water administrative offices will also be closed in o...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: April 3, 2020

City of Marietta Provides Information for Statewide Shelter in Place Order

city hall

April 8, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – On Wednesday, April 8, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp updated his statewide Executive Order which included a shelter in place from 6pm on Friday, Apr...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: April 2, 2020

WorkSource Cobb Provides Virtual Job Assistance

worksource cobb

April 2, 2020

CONTACT: Nicole Carsten

Communications Manager

Office 770.528.4300

Email: information@cobbworks.org

MARIETTA – In response to economic impacts of COVID-19 on businesses and residents, WorkSource Cobb has launched a virtual talent recrui...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 5, 2020

City Council to Meet April 2nd and 6th

8I2A9772

MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Thursday, April 2nd beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Monday, April 6th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regularly schedule...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 28, 2020

City of Marietta Declares Emergency Situation, Allows for Certain Alcohol Sales

city-news-logo

March 28, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta has been notified by the Georgia Department of Revenue, the governing body of state alcohol licenses, that they have relax...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Business License Renewal Payments Delayed Until May 30th

business license

March 27, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – On Tuesday, March 24th, City Council declared an emergency situation within the City of Marietta and enacted emergency measures to mitigate the...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City of Marietta Declares Emergency Situation, Provides Resources for Small Businesses

city hall

March 25, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – On Tuesday, March 24th, City Council declared an emergency situation within the City of Marietta and enacted emergency measures to mitigate the...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Council to Meet March 24, 2020

8I2A9772

MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, March 24, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to attend ...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Helpful City Hall Phone Numbers

CITY_HALL

March 19, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770-794-5509

MARIETTA - City Hall is open for business, but in an effort to mitigate the potential for exposure to the Coronavirus we have put together a list of helpful contact...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Marietta Power & Water to Suspend Service Disconnects until June 15th

BLW

March 18, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – Marietta Power and Water is committed to providing reliable service to its customers. Due to the uncertainty created by the public health crisi...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Marietta's Permitting Process Completely Online & Paperless

8I2A9748-2

March 16, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – In the face of the public health crisis, the City of Marietta would like to remind residents, contractors, and businesses that the City has the...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Marietta Remains Open for Business

city-news-logo

March 13, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta will remain open and able to provide government services to all its residents in the midst of the COVID-19 situation.

We sh...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 12, 2020

EVENT POSTPONED - Marietta Museum of History to Host Diverse Cobb Event on March 16th

history

March 12, 2020

CONTACT: Amy Reed

areed@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

EVENT POSTPONED - MARIETTA - Join the Marietta Museum of History as it continues its Diverse Cobb series on March 16, 2020 at 6:30pm. Diverse Cobb programming focuses on many facets of local b...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 11, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: Councilwoman Michelle Cooper Kelly to Hold Town Hall Meeting on March 18, 2020

MichelleCooperKelly

March 11, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – Councilwoman Michelle Cooper Kelly (Ward 6) will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Marietta Fire Station 6 located at 85...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 11, 2020

MPD to Offer “Rape Aggression Defense” Class

MPD1

March 11, 2020

CONTACT: Officer Chuck McPhilamy

cmcphilamy@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5370

MARIETTA - The Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) System is a 12-hour program of personal self-defense tactics and techniques taught by the Marietta Police Department. This w...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Pop-In at the Marietta Museum of History: Transportation

history Pop in 2018

March 10, 2020

CONTACT: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, March 21st from 10:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their families the ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 9, 2020

EVENT POSTPONED - Keep Marietta Beautiful to Host Tree Maintenance Event at Fire Station 6

fire tree planting

March 9, 2020

CONTACT: Maggi Moss

Community Engagement Supervisor

mmoss@mariettaga,gov

770.794.5609

MARIETTA - EVENT POSTPONED - Please join Keep Marietta Beautiful, the Marietta Fire Department and Marietta Tree Keepers for a tree maintenance event on Saturda...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Registration Open for MPD's Free Gun Safety Seminar

Gun Safety 2.png

March 9, 2020

CONTACT: Officer Chuck McPhilamy

cmcphilamy@mariettaga.gov

77.794.5370

MARIETTA - Marietta Police Department Majors Jake King and Brian Marshall will be hosting a free gun safety seminar Tuesday night, March 31st.  The seminar will star...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 6, 2020

City Announces Glover Park Concert Series Schedule!

Glover Park concert series

March 6, 2020

CONTACT: Rachel Langelotti 

rlangelotti@mariettaga.gov

770.794.4456

Carolyn Morris

cmorrisga@gmail.com

404.966.8497

MARIETTA – The Marietta community will again be “dancing in the street” during the Glover Par...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 5, 2020

City Council to Meet March 5th and 11th

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Thursday, March 5th beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Wednesday, March 11th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regularly sche...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 5, 2020

GA Metro Dance Theatre Presents the Comedy Ballet Coppélia and the Magical Toy Shop

gmdt-copp-poster

March 5, 2020

CONTACT: Gina Duncan

Publicist

ginaduncan31@gmail.com    

MARIETTA - Enjoy the beauty and enchantment of the beloved classical ballet comedy, Coppélia and the Magical Toy Shop presented by Georgia Metropolitan Dance ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Marietta Fire Department Reminds Citizens to Change Clock and Alarm Batteries This Weekend

Change your clock Change your battery

March 4, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – In conjunction with the end of daylight savings time on Sunday,March 8, 2020, the Marietta Fire Department would like to remind residents to cha...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Marietta Museum of History Presents New Exhibit: Made by Her Hands

history

March 3, 2020

CONTACT:  Amy Reed 

areed@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5719

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History is proud to present Made by Her Hands: The Beauty, Warmth and Stories of Local Quilting. This special exhibit highlights quilts mad...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Marietta Fire Department Announces Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 2nd - 6th

MFD2

March 2, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The Marietta Fire Department wishes to ensure all citizens are aware of Marietta’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2nd &nd...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 27, 2020

City of Marietta Community Development Block Grant Public Review Meeting Notice

city-news-logo

February 27, 2020

CONTACT: Kelsey Thompson-White

kthompson@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5437

MARIETTA - The Public Review Meeting will be held at 5:00PM on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 268 Lawrence Street, Suite 200 Marietta, Georgia to receive comments on the PY202...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Marietta Tree Keepers Announces “Free Trees” Event

MTK

February 26, 2020

CONTACT: Holly Walquist 

770.424.4664

What:    Marietta Tree Keepers: “Free Trees”

When:    Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 9-12noon

Where:    Farmers Market, Mar...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Taste of Marietta Announces New Look

TOM-Logo_Full-Orange

February 25, 2020

CONTACT: Courtney Spiess

Marketing & Public Relations Manager

Marietta Visitors Bureau

4 Depot Street | Marietta, GA 30060

W: 770-429-1115

C: 423-883-2136

MARIETTA, GA — Taste of Marietta, Cobb County’s largest and longe...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Keep Marietta Beautiful Ensures City Maintains Tree City USA Community Designation for 36th Year

tree

February 24, 2020

CONTACT: Maggi Moss

Community Engagement Supervisor

mmoss@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5609

MARIETTA – Keep Marietta Beautiful and the Marietta Tree Keepers are pleased to announce that the City of Marietta has been named a Tree City USA ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 21, 2020

City Council to Meet February 25, 2020

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, February 25, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to atte...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Georgia Symphony Orchestra to Receive Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts

GSO 2

February 20, 2020

CONTACT: Susan Stensland 

Executive Director

sstensland@georgiasymphony.org 

770.429.2390

MARIETTA - The Georgia Symphony Orchestra has been approved for a $10,000 Challenge America grant to support the GSO Sensory Friendly ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 19, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: City to Hold Facebook Town Hall and Public Hearing on the 2022 SPLOST Project List

8I2A9748-2

February 19, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta will hold a Facebook Town Hall Meeting and a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 for the 2022 SPLOST Project L...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Keep Marietta Beautiful to Hold Shredding Event on Saturday, March 21, 2020

shredding flyer 2020

February 18, 2020

CONTACT: Maggi Moss

Community Engagement Supervisor

mmoss@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5609

MARIETTA – On Saturday, March 21, 2020, the City of Marietta and Keep Marietta Beautiful will hold a shredding event from 9am-12pm at Custer Park ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Call for Artists: 34th Annual Marietta Art in the Park Festival

art in the park

February 17, 2020

CONTACT: Carolyn Morris

Art in the Park

404-966-8497

MARIETTA - Marietta Art in the Park, a Labor Day weekend tradition is looking for artists! The three-day juried Fine Art Festival takes place on the historic Marietta Square in Glover Park...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Marietta Power Receives National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations

marietta power

February 13, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta is pleased to announce that the city owned utility, Marietta Power, has received the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Pop-In at the Marietta Museum of History: Black History

history Pop in 2018

February 12, 2020

CONTACT: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, February 15th from 10:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their familie...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Marietta’s Public Arts Festival Returns on Saturday, May 9 from 11-7

M2R_LOGO_2020

February 11, 2020

CONTACT: Stokes O’Shields

M2R TrailFest Chair 

mariettaartscene@gmail.com

MARIETTA - Each May, the Marietta Arts Council debuts new and more expansive public art installations and performances at the M2R TrailFest. The Cit...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Diverse Cobb: An Evening With James Gober

history

February 10, 2020

CONTACT: Amy Reed

areed@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - Join the Marietta Museum of History as it continues its Diverse Cobb series on February 27th, 2020 at 6:30pm. Diverse Cobb programming focuses on many facets of local black histo...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Evening With History: Winecoff Fire

remember when top photo

February 7, 2020

CONTACT: Anna Monroe

AMonroe@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - Please join the Marietta Museum of History for our Evening With History: Winecoff Fire to be held in the Virginia Tumlin Community Room. Author, Chet Wallace, will be returni...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 6, 2020

City Council to Meet February 10th and 12th

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Monday, February 10th beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Wednesday, February 12th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regularly...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 6, 2020

GSO Jazz teams again with GSO Chorus!

GSO 2

February 6, 2020

CONTACT: Susan Stensland 

Executive Director

sstensland@georgiasymphony.org

770.429.2390

MARIETTA. – After receiving rave reviews in their 2018 collaboration, GSO Jazz will team once again with the 80+ voices of the GSO Chor...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Explore the Marietta Museum of History for FREE!

history

February 5, 2020

CONTACT: Christa McCay

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - Explore the Marietta Museum of History for FREE on Sunday, February 9th, 2020 from noon to 4pm.  As a part of Super Museum Sunday, historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Marietta Arts Council Announces Calls for Artists and Art Groups for 2020 M2R Trailfest

trailfest

February 4, 2020

CONTACT: Stokes O’Shields

M2R TrailFest Chair

mariettaartscene@gmail.com

MARIETTA - The Marietta Arts Council is currently sourcing artists and art groups to apply to be a part of the 2020 M2R TrailFest. The Council is seeking propo...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Registration for Marietta Marathon Kids Run Club Now Open

MarathonKids_ IG Post

February 3, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The Marathon Kids Run Club engages youth, 5-14 years old, in a positive, simple, goal-driven running program that challenges them to run the equivalent...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Marietta Police Athletic League Hosts 4th Annual Shamrock Shuffle

2020 Shamrock Shuffle banner

January 30, 2020

CONTACT: Daneea Badio-McCray

DBadio@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5425

MARIETTA - The Marietta Police Athletic League (PAL) invites you, your family, your company to create a team and register today for the 4th Annual Marietta Shamrock Shuffle 5K Wa...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 29, 2020

May-retta Daze Arts & Crafts Festival Announces Call for Artists

mayretta daze

January 29, 2020

CONTACT: Rachel Langelotti

Special Events Coordinator

rlangelotti@mariettaga.gov

770.794.4456

MARIETTA – The Marietta Parks, Recreation, and Facilities Department has announced a call for artists for its yearly May-retta Daze Arts &a...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 28, 2020

City of Marietta Launches its Census Website to Help Engage Community

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January 28, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta is pleased to announce that it has launched its own website for the 2020 Census to help better engage the community and ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Registration is Now Available for the City’s 2020 Citizens’ Government Academy!

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January 28, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

The City of Marietta is pleased to announce that registration is now available for the City’s 2020 Citizens’ Government Academy. This FREE eig...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Marietta Awarded Inaugural Visionary City Award

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January 27, 2020

CONTACT: Kelli Bennett

Office: 678-686-6242

Cell: 404-796-5508

kbennett@gmanet.com

ATLANTA – Nine cities from across Georgia received the inaugural Visionary City Award presented by Georgia Trend magazine and GMA during the associati...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 24, 2020

City Council to Meet January 28, 2020

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings Tuesday, January 28, 2020 beginning at 5:15 p.m. All meetings take place in the City Council chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.

Meetings

  • Public invited to atten...
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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Remember When Club: Shillings on the Square

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January 23, 2020

CONTACT: Amy Reed

AReed@Mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Remember When Club event on Friday, January 24th at 10:30 am. After 41 years of running the landmark Shillings on the Sq...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art to Host Martinis and Music on February 14th

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January 22, 2020

CONTACT: Bobbi VanHorn 

bobbi@mariettacobbartmuseum.org

404.643.6963

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art will be hosting Martinis and Music February 14,2020 from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm. Johnny Porrazzo will entertain guest as they enjoy the w...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Marietta PAL Afterschool Sports & Dance Programs Accepting New Students

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January 21, 2020

CONTACT: Daneea Badio

770.794.5425

DBadio@mariettaga.gov 

The Marietta Police Athletic League (PAL) is accepting registrations for all PAL youth programs which include daily Afterschool, Dance, Basketball, Martial Arts and Boxing. &a...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 16, 2020

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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City of Marietta Administrative Offices will be closed Monday, January 20.  Police, fire and other services essential for public safety and health will remain open. 

Marietta Power and Water administrative offices will also be closed in o...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Marietta Fire Department to Conduct A Smoke Alarm Campaign this Friday, January 17th

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January 15, 2019

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – In response to a recent fire in the Cannon Gates Crossing Neighborhood, the Marietta Fire Department will conduct a Smoke Alarm Campaign this...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Marietta’s Parks & Recreation Department to Host Daddy Daughter Dance on February 9th

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January 15, 2020

CONTACT: Rachel Langelotti

Special Events Coordinator

rlangelotti@mariettaga.gov

770.794.4456

MARIETTA - The City of Marietta’s Parks, Recreation, and Facilities Department is pleased to announce it will host the annual Daddy Daughte...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre to Host 6th Annual Dancing with the Stars of Marietta

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January 14, 2020

CONTACT: Gina Duncan

ginaduncan31@gmail.com

MARIETTA - Join Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre (GMDT) on February 1, 2020, for the 6th annual Dancing with the Stars of Marietta. This night of fun and glitz brings twelve local community leade...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Join Keep Marietta Beautiful on Saturday, January 18th at Love the Loop Event

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January 13, 2020

CONTACT: Maggi Moss

Community Engagement Supervisor

mmoss@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5609

MARIETTA – Please join Keep Marietta Beautiful on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the "Love the Loop" Event to help clean a portion of the ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 9, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: City to Rename the Lawrence St Rec Center to the Hugh L Grogan, Jr. Community Center

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January 9, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The City of Marietta will host a renaming ceremony for the Lawrence Street Recreation Center to the Hugh L. Grogan, Jr. Community Center on Mo...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Joseph R. Goldstein Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’ Committee

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January 8, 2020

CONTACT: Joseph R. Goldstein

jgoldstein@mariettaga.gov

770.841.5959

MARIETTA - Joseph R. Goldstein, City Councilmember, Ward 7, Marietta, Georgia, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2020 Information Technology and Commun...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Pop-In at the Marietta Museum of History: Puzzles

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January 8, 2020

CONTACT: Christa McCay

CMcCay@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5710

MARIETTA - The Marietta Museum of History will be hosting its monthly Pop-In event on Saturday, January 18th from 10:30am-3:30pm. Pop-In’s provide children and their families the opport...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Gone With the Wind's Connie Sutherland Co-Stars in Moonlight and Magnolias

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January 7, 2020

CONTACT: Connie Sutherland

Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum

404-358-1825 

csutherland@mariettaga.gov

MARIETTA – It’s been 80 years since the Academy Award-winning movie, “Gone With the Wind,” premiered, yet the 1939 film classic star...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Registration Now Open for Marietta Parks & Recreation’s Mid-Winter Break Camp

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January 6, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - The City of Marietta's Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce registration for its Gem City Mid-Winter Break Camp for children ages 6 ...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 3, 2020

City Council to Meet January 6th and 8th

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MARIETTA - Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session on Monday, January 6th beginning at 5:15 p.m.  An agenda review session will take place on Wednesday, January 8th at 6 p.m. and be followed by Council’s regularly scheduled mee...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Marietta Fire Department Announces Promotions

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January 2, 2019

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The Marietta Fire Department and Fire Chief Tim Milligan are pleased to announce the following promotions have been made within the department and are e...

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2020 News Archive
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Apply Now to Become a Marietta Firefighter

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January 2, 2020

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA – The Marietta Fire Department is pleased to announce that its yearly recruiting process is now open to applicants until January 31, 2020.

The Marietta Fir...

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2020 News Archive