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2011 

OK, we just had a great long weekend to kick off the summer season, but it's not too soon to look forward to next weekend.  One man's trash is another man's treasure! Mark your calendars for this year's Annual Dixie Highway Yard Sale the first weekend in June. The 90 mile yard sale organized by t...
05/31/2011
The first big summer weekend is here and who can resist breaking out the grill for a holiday feast.  Although accidents are the furthest thing from our minds, outdoor cooking accounts for 7,700 fires each year.  Here are some safety tips for outdoor grilling:  - Check gas grills for leaks by appl...
05/30/2011
If you have considered selling your home and either concluded that now is not the time or just haven't found a suitable replacement, you might be thinking about a renovation.  You can enjoy the improvements for the next few years and have it more appealing to a buyer when the time is right.  Ther...
05/26/2011
Marietta, Georgia has the just the way to kick off the Memorial Day Weekend.  The Glover Park Concert Series continues with Neons playing 70's and 80's music. The concert is on Friday, May 27 at 8 p.m. in and around the park Marietta Square. It is free of charge but if you're looking for a "front...
05/25/2011
Although the housing market has been in the doldrums for the past few years, most of us realize that home ownership is a worthy long term financial goal, not to mention the pride and comfort of living in space that is yours.  There hasn't been a better time to buy a house in the last 30 years. He...
05/24/2011
It has been several years now that the housing market has been in a downturn.  Rather than sell during this time, many homeowners have chosen to upgrade and remodel.  The federal government has offered tax breaks for installation of energy saving features and appliances.  The city of Marietta Geo...
05/23/2011
A fundraiser that is a feast for the eyes is underway in Marietta, Georgia.  The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is featuring a show house that will highlight a new home design, as well as top local interior designers.  Located at 21 Whitlock Drive and built by Marietta Developer Mark Kirk, the home ...
05/20/2011
Warm, sunny weekend weather in northwest Georgia will greet visitors to the sixth annual Mableton Community Day celebration.  This event will be held at the Mable House complex Saturday, May 21. The day will begin with the inaugural 5k race at 8 a.m. Then, starting at 10 a.m., activities will inc...
05/18/2011
The historic city of Acworth in Cobb County, Georgia is hosting several exciting outdoor activities this week. Acworth is a lake city, and the events will kick off on Thursday, May 21st with the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour presented by Rockstar Energy Drink. On Thursday and Friday the event be...
05/17/2011
Spring cleaning is a necessity if this is the Spring when you will put your home on the market.  But even if, and especially if you are happy right where you are, Spring is a time to not only clean, but to look for new ways to lighten and brighten your surroundings.  Even small changes will ready...
05/16/2011
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