Monday, May 13, 2013
The latest inspections by Cobb Public Health include visits to Fragment Ministry, Frankie's Italian Restaurant, Gabriel's Desserts, Indian Hills Country Club and Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery.
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 problems 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.
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. …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Canoe, Muss & Turner's and Heirloom BBQ were among five dining spots in Cobb.
Five Cobb area restaurants have been included in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's recent compilation of notable places to eat in the metro area. They are the Heirloom Market BBQ (read the Patch review), Muss & Turner's and Canoe in the Vinings area, Seed Kitchen & Bar in East Cobb and Tasty China in Marietta. Heirloom "breaks that mold" to present "nouveau ‘cue" in metro Atlanta, while Muss & Turner's remains "a place you’d like to have open just around the corner."
Thursday, May 9, 2013
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. 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.
Monday, May 6, 2013
The latest inspections by Cobb Public Health include visits to China Dragon and Marietta Pizza Company.
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.
Check the website for special events and activities this week in our area.
As the economy continues its slow recovery, many people continue to struggle to find and keep good jobs. However, Goodwill of North Georgia has reason to celebrate since last year, the nonprofit helped more than 10,200 people find employment through the variety of job training programs and employment services. "When you give to Goodwill or shop in our stores, you are helping people who lack education or work experience, those who have disabilities, youth, veterans and others who may be having a hard time finding employment," said Elaine Armstrong, director of public relations. "This year, our Goodwill Industries Week events will focus on thanking our supporters and helping more North Georgians find work." Every year since 1951, Goodwill …
Space is limited.
The next 'How to do Business with Cobb' seminar will be held in Powder Springs. Scheduled for 5 p.m. May 21 at the West Cobb Senior Center, 4915 Dallas Hwy., business owners will have the opportunity to learn about vendor opportunities, meet county department representatives and network with other local business owners. If you can't make the May session, there are three more seminars in 2013. All of the seminars will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Space is limited. Email Inger.Eberhart@cobbcounty.org to reserve your spot.
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…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Kapers Williams Jr. needs your online votes to win a $1,000 scholarship. Learn how you can help him as he prepares to attend the University of North Carolina - School of the Arts.