Friday, May 24, 2013
From Memorial Day parades to holiday fender benders, this live map shows delays and diversions on West Cobb area roads right now.
If you're on a mobile device, click here to view the map. When you're done getting gas and packing the car, check out the live results from MapQuest above to see what's standing between you and the start of your three-day weekend. Mapquest scans for parade routes, ongoing construction, block parties and traffic jams. If your route is green, your good. If it's red, you may be headed into a line of rubbernecking fools. Good luck! Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to West Cobb Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Monday, May 28, 2012
The American Legion's service will include music, a keynote speaker, a rendering of taps and more.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The organization's Memorial Day service will include music, a keynote speaker, a rendering of taps and more.
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
American Legion Post 294 in Powder Springs is set to host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday at noon at the Coach Ford Center's Veterans Memorial. "The public is cordially invited to join us in honoring the many soldiers, sailors and airmen who have died while defending the freedoms America holds so dear in the hearts of its citizens," a release from Post 294 says. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at the center's community room behind the library. The program will feature: For more information on the event, call Post Commander Bob Anderson at 404-644-8189 or Post 294 at 770-439-0956. The Powder Springs Veterans Memorial was dedicated on Veterans Day 2001. The idea for the momument came from a few Legion …
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Powder Springs' American Legion Post 294 held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony Monday
American Legion Post 294 honored veterans and those currently serving at their annual Memorial Day Ceremony Monday at the Coach George E. Ford Cultural Arts and Community Center of Powder Springs. Keynote speaker Chief Warrant Officer 4 Benny Lee Wyrick of North Georgia Military College as well as Powder Springs Mayor, Patricia Vaughn, spoke on the importance and history of Memorial Day. Among the 117 in attendance, seven were WWII veterans. Powder Springs Police Department Color Guard performed the Presentation of the Colors and Aisha and Nikkei Bryant as well as Isaiah Rachel serenaded the crowd with patriotic music.