As a thank you to its patrons for "playing in the dirt," Atlanta-area Pike Nurseries, including the Acworth location, are hosting Customer Appreciation Events on Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Positions are available in Acworth.
Domino's Pizza stores throughout the metro area are looking for a few good men and women. Owning the second largest Domino's franchise in the U.S., Cowabunga Inc. has 91 stores in Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina and they need to hire hundreds of new employees just in the metro Atlanta area, including Acworth. "Domino's is excited to be growing in a competitive market and gaining market share that enables us to hire more than 400 [plus] employees in our franchise alone over the coming months," said Mike Orcutt, owner of Cowabunga Inc. The company has been adding numerous stores in Georgia and needs to staff the locations with store managers, assistant managers, drivers and customer service representatives, say Cowabunga Inc. …
The latest inspections by Cobb Public Health include visits to Blu Greek Taverna, Donny's Home Cooking, Shillings On The Square, Stilesboro Biscuits, Taqueria Morelos and more.
Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100. A sample inspection form is attached. Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points. Letter grades assigned are A for totals of 100 to 90 points, B for 89 to 80, C for 79 to 70, and U for less than 70.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Revenue Management Consulting and RGIS Inventory will be at the Cobb-Cherokee Career Center this week.
Two companies will be at the Cobb-Cherokee Career Center near Acworth this week to recruit workers. From 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Revenue Management Consulting will conduct pre-screenings and interviews for an opening at the company that requires a high school diploma and at least six months of call center or customer service experience. Revenue Management is looking for someone to receive payments and prepare statements to the credit department if customers do not respond. The position pays $8.50 to $10 an hour plus commission. The next day, RGIS Inventory will interview candidates for its travel team. The company needs someone to take inventory for various clients. The successful candidate will have three to four overnight stays per week…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Here are some local jobs we've found this week. Send available positions to firstname.lastname@example.org for free posting.
Companion - ResCare - Woodstock A companion is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the companion home, including care for people. Applicants should have one year direct care experience, excellent verbal and written skills, a clear driving record, valid driver’s license and a high school diploma or GED. Applincants must also be able to assist with the transfer of individuals weighing up to 250 pounds. For more on this position, or to apply, visit the website. Teller - BB&T - Canton A full-time teller is needed at the BB&T in Canton. Qualified candidates should be bi-lingual in Spanish and English, have a high School diploma or equivalent, be able to complete teller training in required time frame and have good interpersonal skills. …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The latest inspections by Cobb Public Health include visits to Williamson Bros. Catering, Starbucks, Smoothie King, Marietta Pizza Company and China Chef.
Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100. A sample inspection form is attached. Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points. Letter grades assigned are A for totals of 100 to 90 points, B for 89 to 80, C for 79 to 70, and U for less than 70. Tell us what you think in the comments, share your photos and videos, and don’t miss any of the local news you care about—subscribe to Acworth Patch's newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The new selections, featuring a King's Hawaiian bread bun, are available for a limited time only.
Enjoy Arby's roast beef sandwich? Local residents can now try it with a King's Hawaiian bread bun. Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. announced this week a partnership with King's Hawaiian brand to offer two new sandwiches, the Arby's King's Hawaiian Roast Beef and the Arby's King's Hawaiian Roast Beef & Swiss — but they're only available for a limited time. To celebrate the partnership and the new sandwiches, Arby's is holding a Hawaiian Getaway sweepstakes. The grand prize winner will receive a trip for two with a four-night stay in Honolulu, Hawaii, along with a premium group lesson at one of the island's premier surf schools, Hawaiian Fire. To enter the sweepstakes, visit www.ArbysKingsHawaiian.com through May 26.
Friday, May 3, 2013
College football programs are not allowed to place website addresses or social media messages on the field due to rules that were recently amended by the NCAA. Tell us what you think of the athletic association’s decision.
#GoDawgs or #GoJackets? Whichever your preference, you won’t see either on an NCAA football field this fall. The NCAA’s recent “Bulletin on Field Markings, Uniforms, etc.” expressly prohibits “social media designations such as URL’s and hashtags” (Hashtags are words or phrases that are preceded by the # symbol that can be used online to group messages together or to rally support for a common cause, such as for a favorite team.). The rule means that while you may see your fellow fans using Twitter and other social media platforms while at the game, you won’t see “#SicemDawgs” between the hedges at Sanford Stadium or “#GaTech” on Historic Grant Field in Bobby Dodd Stadium. Speaking of UGA, another Southeastern Conference school, Mississippi…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Customers will be able to shop, order products from sears.com and pick up their goods, shipped for free, at the Nelson Street location.
Former catalogue giant Sears is coming to a town near you, Acworth. The Sears Hometown Store at 206 Nelson Street in the Cartersville Plaza is set to open May 9, owner Steve Allebone of Marietta told Patch. It's one of more than 900 Sears Hometown Stores across the country, which are locally owned and operated, and carry all of the top 10 home appliance brands, according to searshometownstores.com. The other closest Sears stores are in Canton and Calhoun. "I'm 20 miles from the mall in Rome and 20 miles from the mall in Kennesaw," Allebone said. "We'll fill a gap for the company's customers in Cartersville and the surrounding areas." The store is equipped with computers customers may use to order sears.com merchandise, which is then …
The free event drew more than 1,600 people in 2012.
Learn about some of the businesses in your own backyard, Cobb. The Cobb Business-to-Business Expo, a free event that drew more than 1,600 people in 2012, is scheduled for 3 p.m. May 16 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. This year, the expo will feature former Atlanta Braves player Javy Lopez, who will sign autographs in the LOUD Security Systems booth. LOUD is just one of more than 150 local businesses that will showcase their products and services at the expo. Other exhibitors include Keep it in Cobb, which encourages residents to buy local. For more information on the expo, contact Jessica Dudley at 770-859-2359 or email@example.com.