Tuesday, May 21, 2013
See who's serving dinner today and find out where to park.
It's time for Smyrna Food Truck Tuesday again! The event is held from 5 to 9 p.m. at Taylor-Brawner Park, organized by the City of Smyrna in partnership with Georgia Power and Cobb Travel & Tourism. Here is a lineup of the food trucks serving dinner tonight: Public parking is available adjacent to the playground and mini ampitheatre, and also at Community Bank of the South, Covenant Christian School and Smyrna Presbyterian Church. Parking is limited, so walking or biking is encouraged. Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays are recycling friendly. Look for recycling containers and help keep the park clean. The food trucks participating will change from week to week. Check back with Smyrna-Vinings Patch to see who will be at next week's event.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The meeting will be available for online live streaming.
The regular City of Smyrna council meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers on the first and third Mondays of each month. Click here to find out how you can watch tonight's meeting online. Call to Order 1. Invocation and Pledge: Reverend Barbara Hatchell, Smyrna First United Methodist 2. Agenda Changes 3. Mayoral Report A. 2013-190: Proclamation in Recognition of the American Cancer Society "Relay For Life Week" (May 26 31, 2013); Sponsor: Fennel. B. 2013-196: Proclamation in Recognition of Poppy Day (May 25, 2013); Sponsors: Welch. C. 2013-210: Recognition of Austin Hibbard, of Boy Scout Troop 61 for Eagle Scout Leadership service projects in April 2013; Sponsor: Fennel. 4. Land Issues/Zonings/Annexations: A. ORD2013-06: …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
An online survey is available for Smyrna residents to provide feedback on a new Parks and Recreation master plan.
Today is the last day residents to provide feedback on the City of Smyrna Parks and Recreation master plan through an online survey. City officials say the master plan is critical to the city's development, and will help them set priorities for parks and recreation facilities for the next 10 years. The Smyrna Parks and Recreation Department is implementing the planning process with the help of professional consultants from GreenRock Partners. The survey is designed to help city officials find out what park and recreation needs are desired by the citizens of Smyrna. Click here to take the online survey today.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The popular Smyrna Food Truck Tuesday is back! See who's serving dinner today and find out where to park.
Tuesdays are starting to look delicious again! Here is a lineup for this season's first Smyrna Food Truck Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Taylor-Brawner Park. Buen Provecho serves a "taste of Puerto Rico at your fingertips." Blaxican brings together Mexican and soul food. Freckled & Blue "feeds an Atlantan in need" with every meal purchased. Happy Belly is Smyrna's hometown food truck. Hail Cesar uses "only the freshest ingredients" sourced close to Atlanta. Ibiza Bites's motto is "Life is food! Taste life!" King of Pops brings popsicles on wheels! Mix'd Up is inspired by Rock and Roll. Pressed for Time serves up paninis. Yum Yum Cupcake claims to be the first mobile dessert truck in Atlanta. Yumbii boasts it's Atlanta's first food truck. …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Before you start the week, check out the latest updates on road constructions, delays and detours around Smyrna-Vinings and Cobb County.
Here are the latest updates on road work being done around Smyrna-Vinings and Cobb County, according to the City of Smyrna and Cobb Department of Transportation. South Cobb Drive to Atlanta Road: Expect intermittent lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, with one lane remaining open in each direction at all times. Evelyn Street: The intersection with Concord Road will be permanently closed when the contractor begins work this Monday, May 6. Expect periodic lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. One lane will remain open for your commute. Later this month, Cobb DOT will start replacing the bridge over Sope Creek on Paper Mill Road. The new bridge will include a six-foot sidewalk on the south side, …
Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon will be recognizing educators, volunteers and students from 13 Smyrna area schools Monday evening.
A group of teachers, students and volunteers from 13 Smyrna area schools will be honored tonight with Mayor's Education Awards. City of Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon and council members will hold an Education Awards Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. today at the City Hall, followed by the regular City Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. Outstanding students, staff members and volunteers from 12 Smyrna area schools in the Cobb County School District in addition to a public charter school, the International Academy of Smyrna, will be recognized for their academic achievement, dedication and volunteer service. Bacon created the Mayor's Education Award program in late 2005 to acknowledge the academic achievement, outstanding service and contributions of Smyrna …
The meeting will be available for online live streaming.
The regular City of Smyrna council meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers on the first and third Mondays of each month. Click here to find out how you can watch tonight's meeting online. Call to Order 1. Invocation and Pledge: Pastor George Ganey, Smyrna Presbyterian (3130 Atlanta Road) 2. Agenda Changes 3. Mayoral Report: A. 2013-187 Announcement of Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays B. 2013-159 Proclamation in Recognition of National Prevention Week (May 12-18, 2013) and Underage Drinking Prevention Day (May 14,2013); Sponsors: Fennel. C. 2013-160 Proclamation in Recognition of Norton Park Elementary School Celebrating 50 Years; Sponsors: Wilkinson. 4. Land Issues/Zonings/Annexations: A. 2013-134 Approval of Ordinance #2013-06, …
Friday, May 3, 2013
The City of Smyrna is bringing back the much-anticipated event for the spring.
The wait is over. Smyrna Food Truck Tuesday is set to return for the spring on Tuesday, May 7, according to the City of Smyrna. The event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at Taylor-Brawner Park. A lineup of food trucks will be announced later today on the city's Facebook page, said City of Smyrna spokesperson Jennifer Bennett. Smyrna Food Truck Tuesday concluded a successful first season last fall, attracting thousands of attendees from around Smyrna-Vinings and surrounding neighborhoods.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Head to downtown Smyrna this weekend for the 2013 Spring Jonquil Festival.
Looking for fun activities for the whole family or simply in a festive mood? Don't miss the 2013 Spring Jonquil Festival this Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, in the Village Green in downtown Smyrna. The Spring Jonquil Festival has been a tradition in the community for 24 years. This year, more than 175 arts and crafts vendors will be featured, as well as local non-profits and festive food from area restaurants. Event hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, and 12-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 28. Admission is free, and entertainment includes Peter Hart's Atlanta Puppet Show, live music including J. Scott Thompson from the Peachtree Station, and a variety of activities for children such as inflatables, sand art and fire truck …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The 2013 Jonquil City Jog 5K will be held this weekend in downtown Smyrna.
Lace up your shoes and get ready for the 2013 Jonquil City Jog 5K in downtown Smyrna this weekend. At the annual Peachtree Qualifier race this Saturday, April 27, you will get to run or walk for fun, prizes, and to support local schools. On-site registration will take place 7 a.m. at the Smyrna City Hall located at 2800 King Street, followed by the race at 8 a.m. To participate, you can click here to register now at Active.com through 6 p.m. this Thursday, April 25, or register in person at the Smyrna Community Center by noon on Friday, April 26. Proceeds from the race benefit the Campbell High School Educational Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides financial and community support to Campbell High School students. Here are …