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General Motors Agrees to Settle Hundreds of Ignition Lawsuits
General Motors Co. has agreed to settle federal lawsuits by as many as 203 plaintiffs over defective ignition switches in its vehicles, a Friday court filing shows. Settlement terms are confidential, but the accord could also resolve hundreds of state court …

POSTED JUNE 26, 2017 5:00 AM
Automakers Grapple with What To Do with Drivers in Autonomous Vehicles
Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems, like Tesla’s Autopilot, that allow drivers to take their hands off the wheel. …

POSTED JUNE 26, 2017 5:00 AM
Former Flatiron, Cantor Fitzgerald Execs Launch Premium Financing Firm National Partners
Denver-based National Partners, a new premium finance company, said that it will open for business and begin processing loans on July 2. Since its formation in July 2016, NP has been building out its software system and securing the state …

POSTED JUNE 26, 2017 5:00 AM
In Biggest Data Breach Settlement Yet, Anthem to Pay $115 Million
Anthem Inc., the largest U.S. health insurance company, has agreed to settle litigation over hacking in 2015 that compromised about 79 million people’s personal information for $115 million, which lawyers said would be the largest settlement ever for a data breach. The …

POSTED JUNE 26, 2017 5:00 AM
Florida Medical Marijuana Law Signed by Scott
  Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation Friday to implement the medical marijuana amendment voters approved last year. Amendment 2, approved by 71 percent of the voters in November, took effect on Jan. 3 and required that laws had to …

POSTED JUNE 26, 2017 4:07 AM
Alabama Governor Requests Disaster Declaration for Farmers Hit by Storm
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is asking for federal assistance for farmers because of crop losses from Tropical Storm Cindy. Ivey sent a letter Friday to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue asking for a disaster declaration in some Alabama …

POSTED JUNE 26, 2017 4:01 AM
London Underwriters, Trigon to Offer Alabama Homeowners Program
London Underwriters LLC, a national MGA and surplus lines broker, has partnered with Birmingham based wholesaler Trigon Inc., to provide a new and exclusive low-value homeowners program for the state of Alabama. The product will target homeowners (HO3, HO6 and …

POSTED JUNE 26, 2017 4:01 AM
California Chamber and 2 Workers’ Comp Groups File Brief in Utilization Review Case
The California Workers’ Compensation Institute, the California Chamber of Commerce and the California Coalition of Workers’ Compensation have filed a joint amicus brief in Stevens v. WCAB, the long-running court case that challenged the constitutionality of the utilization review/independent medical …

POSTED JUNE 23, 2017 6:14 PM
Wine Named Securities Head, Shultz Asst. Commissioner at Kansas Insurance Dept.
John Wine, current assistant commissioner at the Kansas Insurance Department (KID), has been named securities commissioner within the department, and Clark Shultz has been tapped as Wine’s successor as assistant commissioner. The administrative changes are a result of the upcoming …

POSTED JUNE 23, 2017 4:50 PM
Watkins Insurance Group Expanding to Georgetown, Texas
Watkins Insurance Group announced it is expanding to Georgetown, Texas, and plans to build a new location in the city’s historic downtown. The new building, to be located at 815 South Main Street, will be a two-story development that will …

POSTED JUNE 23, 2017 4:35 PM

Events

Star Spangled Spectacular
07-01-2017 to 07-01-2017 -

Kick off your Independence Day holiday at Kennesaw State University’s 10th Annual Star-Spangled Spectacular held on Saturday, July 1 on the Campus Green in the heart of KSU’s Kennesaw Campus. This free, annual event features a patriotic concert with performances by the KSU Big Band and the KSU Summer Orchestra followed by a spectacular fireworks finale. In addition to the concert beginning at 7:30 p.m., be sure to arrive early to enjoy the Family Fun Festival beginning at 4 p.m. including games, face painting, balloon artists, food trucks, vendors and exhibitors from the KSU community and beyond, and more.

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POSTED JANUARY 27, 2017 7:46 AM
"Disney's Beauty and the Beast" presented by the Atlanta Lyric Theatre
06-09-2017 to 06-09-2017 -

Book by Linda Woolverton; Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice; Music by Alan Menken

Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, the classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has become an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries.



POSTED MAY 17, 2016 11:08 AM
Glover Park Concert Series
04-28-2017 to 04-28-2017 -

The Glover Park Concert Series features local and national acts on the last Friday night, April through September on the Marietta Square. The concerts are free but if you are looking for a “front-row seat,” a limited number of tables can be reserved for a fee. Table reservations are taken on a first come basis (and will sell out quickly) on the first working day of each month beginning at 8:00 a.m. Blankets are welcome in the park but no personal tables are permitted. Bring your picnic dinner (beer & wine are permitted) or dine in one of the many restaurants in the downtown area. Free parking

 

2017 Line Up

Concert Date
Tables Go on Sale
Performers / Genre
April 28 Monday, April 3 The Headliners
Beach Music/Oldies
May 26 Monday, May 1 The Neons
Party Dance Band
May 27 Monday, May 1 Symphony on the Square

June 30 Thursday, June 1 Swinging Medallions
Party Band of the South
July 28 Monday, July 3 The Breakfast Club
1980's Tribute Band
August 25 Tuesday, August 1 Live Exchange Party Band
Variety
September 29 Friday, September 1 Grapevine
Motown


POSTED MARCH 07, 2017 3:59 AM
Jukebox Giants: Motown & More!
06-30-2017 to 06-30-2017 - Jukebox Giants: Motown & More is a high energy song and dance show featuring unforgettable golden oldies hits with a Motown flair that will have everyone dancing in their seats! This stellar show will transport any music lover on a trip back to the golden age of classic pop and Motown music, featuring everyone’s favorite hits from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. The Strand’s biggest show of the summer, Jukebox Giants: Motown & More will feature amazing singers and dancers performing the very best that music has to offer! Audiences from all over are sure to enjoy the big hair, the colorful fashions, and the soulful sounds of The Temptations, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Elvis, and the Jackson 5 in this high-energy, high-excitement musical revue that is unlike any other experience in the area.

POSTED MAY 12, 2017 6:57 AM
Jukebox Giants: Motown & More!
06-30-2017 to 06-30-2017 - Jukebox Giants: Motown & More is a high energy song and dance show featuring unforgettable golden oldies hits with a Motown flair that will have everyone dancing in their seats! This stellar show will transport any music lover on a trip back to the golden age of classic pop and Motown music, featuring everyone’s favorite hits from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. The Strand’s biggest show of the summer, Jukebox Giants: Motown & More will feature amazing singers and dancers performing the very best that music has to offer! Audiences from all over are sure to enjoy the big hair, the colorful fashions, and the soulful sounds of The Temptations, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Elvis, and the Jackson 5 in this high-energy, high-excitement musical revue that is unlike any other experience in the area.

POSTED MAY 12, 2017 6:57 AM
Acworth Slide: World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide
05-25-2017 to 05-25-2017 -

Acworth Slide

The 175' long waterslide will be located at Dallas Landing Park on the beach in Acworth, GA. Billed as the "World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide", the 36-foot high slide can be seen from across the lake.


Height Requirement:

Each slider must be 42 inches or taller. Please note that younger sliders that meet the 42 inch height requirement may ride with a parent to get acclimated to the slide. Please note that all sliders must be potty trained, swim diapers are not allowed on the slide.

 

 



POSTED MAY 12, 2017 5:11 AM
Acworth Slide: World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide
05-25-2017 to 05-25-2017 -

Acworth Slide

The 175' long waterslide will be located at Dallas Landing Park on the beach in Acworth, GA. Billed as the "World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide", the 36-foot high slide can be seen from across the lake.


Height Requirement:

Each slider must be 42 inches or taller. Please note that younger sliders that meet the 42 inch height requirement may ride with a parent to get acclimated to the slide. Please note that all sliders must be potty trained, swim diapers are not allowed on the slide.

 

 



POSTED MAY 12, 2017 5:11 AM
Acworth Slide: World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide
05-25-2017 to 05-25-2017 -

Acworth Slide

The 175' long waterslide will be located at Dallas Landing Park on the beach in Acworth, GA. Billed as the "World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide", the 36-foot high slide can be seen from across the lake.


Height Requirement:

Each slider must be 42 inches or taller. Please note that younger sliders that meet the 42 inch height requirement may ride with a parent to get acclimated to the slide. Please note that all sliders must be potty trained, swim diapers are not allowed on the slide.

 

 



POSTED MAY 12, 2017 5:11 AM
Acworth Slide: World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide
05-25-2017 to 05-25-2017 -

Acworth Slide

The 175' long waterslide will be located at Dallas Landing Park on the beach in Acworth, GA. Billed as the "World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide", the 36-foot high slide can be seen from across the lake.


Height Requirement:

Each slider must be 42 inches or taller. Please note that younger sliders that meet the 42 inch height requirement may ride with a parent to get acclimated to the slide. Please note that all sliders must be potty trained, swim diapers are not allowed on the slide.

 

 



POSTED MAY 12, 2017 5:11 AM
Acworth Slide: World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide
05-25-2017 to 05-25-2017 -

Acworth Slide

The 175' long waterslide will be located at Dallas Landing Park on the beach in Acworth, GA. Billed as the "World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide", the 36-foot high slide can be seen from across the lake.


Height Requirement:

Each slider must be 42 inches or taller. Please note that younger sliders that meet the 42 inch height requirement may ride with a parent to get acclimated to the slide. Please note that all sliders must be potty trained, swim diapers are not allowed on the slide.

 

 



POSTED MAY 12, 2017 5:11 AM

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