Tuesday, April 30, 2013
AJC survey recognizes local companies as great places to work.
Some Acworth businesses have been named "Top Workplaces" in a survey by The Atlanta Journal Constitution. One hundred and twenty-three companies in the metro area made it to the list based on surveys given to employees. Businesses recognized in Acworth include:
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The state is partnering with Google to provide websites and online tools to local business owners.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week a partnership with Google to provide free websites to small businesses throughout Georgia. Georgia Get Your Business Online aims to drive economic growth by giving business owners the tools to establish themselves online. “This new initiative will help grow small businesses in Georgia and provide business owners a valuable resource at no cost,” Deal said in a statement. “One of the best ways we can help our economy expand is to help Georgia businesses increase their visibility online.” For the next year, participating Georgia businesses can visit www.georgiagetonline.com and receive a free website as well as free online tools, training and resources. Google is partnering with Intuit to provide each …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Local florists in and around Acworth are offering a number of special deals for Valentine's Day.
Nothing says "I love you" like a big, beautiful bouquet of roses for your Valentine. Don't wait until the last minute and get stuck with the slim pickings. Local florists in and around Acworth are offering a number of great Valentine's Day deals and special arrangements ready to order today. Acworth Florist, located at 4616 S. Main St. in Acworth, offers a number of special Valentine's Day deals. The shop's Precious Heart Bouquet of fuchsia roses, red matsumoto asters and pink mini carnations, and its Season of Love red and pink tulip arrangement in a glass heart-shaped vase both start at $39.99. The shop delivers to Acworth and Kennesaw. Call 770-974-3555 or visit them online to place an order. Kennesaw Florist, located at 2724 Summers St…
Monday, February 6, 2012
It's easy, it's free, and it can bring you, local business owners, lots of great benefits—just like having your own personal website.
Before Patch launched in Acworth in December 2010, editors and contributors ventured to local businesses to collect information for our directory. The result: Patch Places. Patch Places is the spot to find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and more for spots around town. You can even see what your neighbors think of a business before you try it or write your own review. But local businesses get extra bonuses when they claim their free listing. Owners or managers can sign in and search for their business. Underneath the photos, there is a box with the question: Do you own or manage this location? Claim it! Just click Claim it! and a form will pop up asking for contact information and authorization to claim it. Within a few days…
Monday, January 16, 2012
There are only two days left to nominate this year's top businesses in Cobb County.
Monday, January 16, 2012
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations until Wednesday, Jan. 18 for Cobb's Top 25 Small Businesses of the Year. The 2012 Small Business of the Year will be selected from those 25 best businesses. Business owners can nominate themselves or other businesses. Nominated companies must: Which Acworth businesses deserve to be Cobb's top small businesses in your opinion? Tell us in the comments. All nominees will receive a detailed application packet by Jan. 27. The Top 25 and Small Business Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized, and the Small Business of the Year will be announced during the Cobb Chamber’s First Monday Breakfast on June 4. The 2012 Small Business of the Year winner will also participate in the Georgia Small …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Although Acworth is Cobb's fastest growing city, Mayor Tommy Allegood and his staff aren't done improving the city's "Quality of Life."
Mayor Tommy Allegood shared his plans for a booming Acworth during a town hall presentation at the City Hall Wednesday evening. Meeting Room One was full of interested citizens, including representatives of several homeowners' associations, who arrived in advance of Allegood's PowerPoint presentation. In addition, many city aldermen and the heads of various city departments were in attendance. The department heads all had tables set up along the walls of the meeting room, allowing for citizens to interact with the city employees directly and ask questions they may have. “It gets citizens involved,” said City Treasurer Sharron Burtz. “The HOA people here can relate what they saw to their members. Being out here helps put a face to the voice…
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The event brings students in contact with organizations and resources that may help them in their working lives.
Several volunteer and resource organizations came to Chattahoochee Technical College's North Metro Campus in Acworth Tuesday afternoon to provide opportunities and information to students during the annual Resource and Volunteer Expo. Chattahoochee Tech plans to hold similar expos at all four of its area campuses. Organizations as varied as CarMax, the Devereux Georgia Treatment Network and the Georgia Department of Labor were on hand to enlist volunteers for their organizations or to hand out information to students about how to land a job in the new economic reality. “Volunteering for an organization related to your career field makes your resume stand out,” said Dolly Fehd, Development Coordinator at Devereux, which treats teenagers who…