Thursday, July 19, 2012
The theater is planned for the Ford Cultural Arts and Community Center complex.
Officials in Powder Springs are in the beginning stages of building a theater at the Coach George E. Ford Cultural Arts and Community Center campus. The city council on Wednesday met with Architect Jim Croft, whose Kennesaw-based firm Croft and Associates is recommended for approval for the project, to discuss his plans for the project’s design. Croft said he plans to use a design charette approach, which involves creating a rough sketch of the building while talking with stakeholders about the project. “We would have paper here,” Croft said. “We would actually draw and sketch and say, ‘Is this what you’re thinking?’ We would be designing as we talk. It’s a very interactive process.” The process enables people to visualize the concept and …
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.
Sunday, May 15, 2011
The Powder Springs Woman's Club hosted its annual fashion show fundraiser for scholarships on Saturday.
The Powder Springs Woman's Club hosted its annual fashion show fundraiser on Saturday for scholarships for McEachern High School. Ticket purchases included lunch, a fashion show sponsored by Belk and Legacy Ministries, door prizes and raffle items. The Powder Springs Woman's Club targets social welfare and community involvement. The annual fashion show is just one of the many events the club hosts in order to raise money for community betterment. If you are interested in Powder Springs Woman's Club, please call Jan Collier at 770-439-9913 or June Rainwater at 678-687-5286.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
A completion year of 2012 highly depends on the special tax.
Powder Springs officials are hopeful that Cobb County's proposed 1-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax will pass a March 15 vote to aid in the completion of the city's Cultural Arts Center. With help from SPLOST, they say, the center could open by 2012. The center is unfinished because Powder Springs was "caught in the middle when the financial crunch hit," Mayor Pat Vaughn said. "We needed to wait to raise the money to finish it," she said. "The (volunteer Ford center) board will be meeting to decide to do fundraising in the event that SPLOST doesn't pass." The center is at the Coach George E. Ford Cultural Arts and Community Center on Atlanta Street and is connected to the Powder Springs Library. The Ford center also houses the …