Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Take advantage of the free business expo right here in Smyrna-Vinings.
More than 150 local businesses will showcase their products and services at the Cobb Business-to-Business Expo this Thursday, May 16. The free event that attracted more than 1,600 attendees will start at 3 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre right here in the Smyrna-Vinings area. Exhibitors include Keep it in Cobb, which encourages residents to buy local, and business associations from across the county including the Vinings Business Association and the Cobb Chamber of Commerce. Former Atlanta Braves player Javy Lopez will also make an appearance at this year's expo, and sign autographs in the LOUD Security Systems booth. Click here for a map of the booth layout, and find Exhibitor Information here. For more information on the expo, watch the…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Five Vinings businesses have been selected as finalists for Vinings Business Association 2012 Business of the Year award.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Vinings Business Association (VBA) has announced five finalists for its 2012 Vinings Business of the Year award. The 5 finalists are: “We are happy to recognize five Vinings area organizations for their commitment to the Vinings community and for their continued presence," VBA Chair Glenn Christian said. "They have contributed to the overall definition of our community and we congratulate them on their achievements.” Each of the finalists will be invited to speak at the Dec. 4 luncheon held at Social Vinings to share some of their secrets on how they have succeeded. To register, visit www.viningsbusiness.com at least 24 hours in advance. The overall program is held from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., and cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-…
Monday, October 1, 2012
See what's coming up this week including a Smyrna City Council meeting and a charter school roundtable.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Smyrna City Council meets Monday at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. To view the night’s agenda, click here. Smryna City Council meetings are televised live on Charter Channel 19. Replays of Council meetings air the second and fourth Thursday of the month on Channel 23 at 7 p.m. See the TV23 section at www.cobbcounty.org for a complete rebroadcast schedule. Tuesday Cobb Chamber of Commerce CEO David Connell is the guest speaker at the Vinings Business Association’s monthly meeting. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. at Social Vinings. Register online to attend. The Smyrna Business Association honors public safety officers at its monthly meeting Thursday at noon at the Smyrna Community Center. Smyrna Fire Chief Jason Lanyon and Smyrna Police …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Here's a look at what's coming up in the week ahead including a Smyrna City Council meeting.
Smyrna City Council meets Monday. The agenda is a light one with Council’s only actions being to adopt the 2012 millage rate and pass an amendment to the city’s code of ordinances for alcoholic beverages. Catch the meeting live on Charter Channel 19. Replays of Council meetings air the second and fourth Thursday of the month on Channel 23 at 7 p.m. See the TV23 section at www.cobbcounty.org for a complete rebroadcast schedule. Smyrna-Vinings Patch will have coverage after the meeting. Tuesday the Vinings Business Association meets for its monthly luncheon at Social Vinings. Joe Turner is this month’s speaker. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. and costs $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Pay in advance online or with cash or check at …
Monday, July 2, 2012
See what's up in the week ahead including a City Council meeting and a meeting for a new private school in South Cobb.
It's quiet for the week of Fourth of July in Smyrna-Vinings. Here’s a look at what’s coming up in the week ahead. Smyrna Academy of Excellence may have been denied a charter at last Thursday’s Cobb County Board of Education meeting, but that won’t stop its supporters from opening a school. Board members plan to open as a private K-12 school and will hold an informational meeting Monday at 6 p.m. at Taylor Brawner Park in Smyrna. Smyrna City Council meets tonight at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. There’s a light agenda on tap and you can watch the meeting live on TV19, the Cobb County government access channel. Vinings Business Association holds its monthly meeting Tuesday, July 3. This month it’s all about the businesses with a member spotlight…
Monday, April 30, 2012
This week's happenings include two business association luncheons, two town hall meetings and the kickoff of the Smyrna Produce Market.
Good morning, Smyrna-Vinings! Let’s take a look at the week ahead. April has five Mondays this year, which means no Smyrna City Council meeting tonight. The next meeting will be Monday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. Even though there’s no meeting scheduled, Smyrna’s Ward 3 Council Representative isn’t taking the night off. Teri Anulewicz is holding a Fifth Monday Meeting for Ward 3 residents. The meeting gets underway at 6:30 p.m. at the Smyrna Public Library conference room. Smryna-Vinings Patch will have coverage of the meeting Tuesday. The Vinings Business Association holds its monthly lunch meeting Tuesday at SOHO Vinings. This month’s guest speaker is Emmy Award winning meteorologist Paul Ossman. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Guests …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Here's a roundup of local government, business and school news for this week in Smyrna-Vinings.
Good morning, Smyrna-Vinings! It’s the start of another busy week so let’s jump right into our look at this week’s events. Local Government News: Smyrna City Council meets Monday at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. Take a look at Smyrna-Vinngs Patch’s preview and check back with the site on Tuesday for complete coverage of the meeting. The public is invited, but the meeting will be televised live on Charter Communications Public Access Channel 19. Replays of council meetings air the second and fourth Thursday of the month on Channel 23 at 7 p.m. See the TV23 section at www.cobbcounty.org for a complete rebroadcast schedule. Business News: Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon will hold a town hall meeting for South Cobb Drive businesses Tuesday, April 17 at the …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Smyrna City Council will vote whether to approve RaceTrac's building permit tonight plus a look at what's coming up for Smyrna-Vinings in the week ahead.
Good morning, Smyrna-Vinings! It may be spring break for the kiddos, but it’s a regular workweek for your favorite hyper-local news website and the Smyrna City Council, too. Let’s take a look at tonight’s Smyrna City Council meeting agenda and the week ahead. Council votes tonight whether to grant RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. a commercial building permit that would allow the company to begin construction of its convenience store at 2550 Spring Road. This time last year the construction of the convenience store was a hot button issue in Smyrna as some members of the community opposed its construction. In July 2011 Council ultimately voted to approve RaceTrac’s zoning request. At that time, representatives from the company forecast that the store…
Thursday, March 29, 2012
More than 50 area businesses offer samples and information at two Smyrna-Vinings business expos today.
There are two chances to network and learn about Smyrna-Vinings businesses today. The Vinings Business Association is hosting its annual business expo from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Courtyard Vinings across from the QuikTrip. More than 30 businesses from the Smyrna-Vinings area are participating in this year’s event. VBA will be giving away door prizes including Vinings Jubilee gift cards and gift certificates to area restaurants. Admission and parking are free. Across town the Women’s Entrepreneurial Exchange hosts its Spring Business Expo today at the Smyrna Community Center. This free expo highlights area vendors representing big name brands like Mary Kay, Scentsy Candles and Pampered Chef. Entrants will be entered into a …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
A rundown of Monday's city council agenda plus a look at the week ahead.
Today may be Super Bowl Sunday, but tomorrow is just another Manic Monday and that means it’s time to take a look at the Smyrna City Council agenda and see what else is on the calendar this week. Tomorrow’s Smyrna city council agenda includes a public hearing regarding new ownership and agent-retail package sales of beer and wine for the RaceTrac convenience store at 4290 East West Connector. Ward 1 Council Member Melleny Pritchett will appoint her representative to the Keep Smyrna Beautiful board and the mayor will sign two proclamations recognizing Arbor Day and Black History Month. Various items on the consent agenda include approving two upcoming events at Atkins Park Tavern, a shrimp boil and a St. Patrick’s Day Party. Council members…