Drop it off today at the Acworth Home Depot as part of the Bring One for the Chipper program.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Friday, December 28, 2012
Today's the last day to vote in Patch's national Deck the House contest.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Trees will be accepted at the Acworth Home Depot on Jan. 5.
Christmas is over. What are you going to do with your Christmas tree? Drop it off Jan. 5 at the Acworth Home Depot as part of the Bring One for the Chipper program. Home Depot is at 3355 Cobb Pkwy. If you can't wait until next Saturday, take your tree to selected Cobb County parks starting today, according to Keep Cobb Beautiful. Until Jan. 5, you can swing by: For more information, contact the Keep Cobb Beautiful office at 770-528-1135 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
The North Georgia Health District offers these tips.
As you lovingly serve roasted turkey, baked ham, delicious casseroles and decadent desserts to family and friends this holiday season, don’t let food-borne illness be one of your secret ingredients. Festive times are for giving and sharing, but that should never include sharing food-borne illness. Here are some tips from the USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline (1-888-674-6854) to help you have SAFE holiday festivities. Safely handle food. Always wash your hands before and after handling food – especially raw meat and poultry – and keep your kitchen, dishes and utensils clean, as well. Cook thoroughly. Be sure to cook food thoroughly to safe minimum internal temperatures. To learn more about safe temperatures for various foods, log onto www.…
Monday, December 24, 2012
The North American Aerospace Defense Command has a website that now offers a Santa tracker mobile app to follow the jolly man's magical flight.
They sent him their wish lists, sat on his lap, and left cookies and milk for his arrival. Now the only thing left for children to do is track Santa's progress as he delivers gifts around the world on Christmas Eve. Thanks to the folks behind the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) website, families worldwide can now follow Santa's Christmas journey in real time. The tradition started in 1955 after an advertisement for Sears Roebuck & Co. misprinted a telephone number for a special "Santa hotline." Instead of reaching Kris Kringle, the number put kids through to the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) Commander-in-Chief’s operations, according to a description on the NORAD Tracks Santa Facebook page, which has more than …
Consider taking some precautions to keep uninvited holiday guests from ruining the season.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Freedom Church will hold three services, including one at 7 p.m. tonight.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Fire Department officials have some advice for what can be the most hazardous room in the home—the kitchen.
Did you know cooking fires are the most common type of blaze in U.S. households? Well, it's true and there's no time of the year it's more true than the holidays. The kitchen can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the home if you don’t practice safe cooking behaviors. Here are some safety words of wisdom:
Friday, December 21, 2012
The live Nativity will feature angels, shepherds and wise men.
It's also the last weekend to tell Santa what you want for Christmas.
Live Nativity When: 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday Where: Saint Teresa's Episcopal Church, 5725 Fords Rd. NW, Acworth | Get directions Why Go: People who have attended in previous years have experienced “many really powerful ... moments,” according to organizer Paula Flippin. Price: Free Kennesaw State University Women's Basketball vs. Georgia Southern When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: KSU Convocation Center, 1000 Chastain Rd. NW, Kennesaw | Get directions Why Go: The home team needs your support. Price: $6 | Buy tickets Santa's Workshop When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Where: Marietta Square, 50 North Park Square NE, Marietta | Get directions Why Go: This is your last weekend to tell Santa what you want for Christmas. …