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Marietta Daisies Garden Club celebrates 80th Anniversary of Birney Memorial Rose Garden honoring PTA Co-Founder, Alice McClellan Birney

The Birney Memorial Rose Garden marks its 80th anniversary this month. The garden was dedicated Sept 27, 1942 to honor Alice McClellan Birney, co-founder of the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), originally known as the National Congress of Mothers. Birney, a Marietta native and educator, served as the organization’s president from its inception in 1897 …

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Social Butterfly Jennifer Brett is Fifty & Fabulous

Social Butterfly, Jennifer Brett, turned 50 in August. If anyone knows how to celebrate it’s this girl. The evening of Aug. 3, Brett gathered her ladies at the Loft at Mac’s Chophouse overlooking the Marietta Square. The girl party enjoyed a festive evening of bites and plenty of bubbly–nothing but the best. Veuve Clicquot, of …

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The Voices of Donny Hathaway at Marietta Theatre in the Square Amplifies Importance of Mental Health September 2-4, 2022

RollingStone once described Donny Hathaway as “one of the most important black performers to emerge in recent years.” The American soul singer, composer, and musician died January 13, 1979 after battling voices caused by paranoid schizophrenia. Donny Hathaway Legacy Project, Robert King, Jr and Marietta Theater in the Square (11 Whitlock Ave NW, Marietta 30064) present The …

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Sky’s the Limit for Wakeboarder Rivers Hedrick

Rivers Hedrick was just five-years-old when she learned to wakeboard. At 15, the Marietta resident is making a name for herself competing on the pro level in the United States and Europe. Hedrick’s grandparents owned a lake house where all the grandchildren learned to wakeboard. “They threw me on a wakeboard when I was 5 …

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Dreams Come True, An Iconic Wedding Memory for Claire and Bradley

There’s Moore to this wedding than a glamorous couple, fabulous venue, and luxurious affair. It is about a friendship at a young age that blossomed into love.  Claire Harper met her future husband, Bradley Moore, in the first grade. In 5th grade, they were “boyfriend and girlfriend”. Like a typical 5th grade romance, the courtship …

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Local Old Timer Sights Bizarre Unidentified Flying Object: Celebrates Birthday

It’s Official! Cameron Clark is old. On May 25, the Marietta resident turned 40 years old. He officially joined the ranks of Old Timer. Clark played a round of golf on his birthday at Marietta Country Club when he spotted a UFO flying above the eighteenth green. Deputy Police Chief Martin “Marty” Ferrell of the …

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