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Chattahoochee Tech graduation is June 16

Chattahoochee Tech graduation is June 16

ATLANTA -- Chattahoochee Technical College is gearing up for its spring graduation ceremony.

Approximately 1,200 students will graduate at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 16 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

This year's featured speaker will be Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens.

Training session seeks solution to underage drinking

Training session seeks solution to underage drinking

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Law enforcement, court professionals, campus administrators and policy makers across Georgia are called to attend a one-day training event to seek a solution to the growing problem of underage drinking.

Supported by consultants from the Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center (UDETC) under a grant from the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, participants will come together to develop a roadmap for improvement to the campus and community response to this issue.

"Underage drinking is a serious problem that we cannot ignore," said Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens. "We must continue to explore ways to prevent teenage alcohol abuse because the cost to our young people and community is too high to overlook.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Wakeboard Tour, Imagination Movers and Farmer's Markets

WEEKEND EVENTS: Wakeboard Tour, Imagination Movers and Farmer's Markets

MARIETTA, Ga. -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The Marietta City Council has been approved to add another day onto their weekly Farmer’s Market schedule. In addition to the regularly scheduled market on Saturday mornings, the market will now be open Sundays – rain or shine – from 12:30 until 3:30 p.m. The Farmers Market is located on the Marietta Square.

Tour the Crumby Hall and Gardens and learn about historic preservation in Marietta as a part of Historic Preservation Month. Brumby Hall was built in 1851 by Colonel Arnoldus Brumby and the building was used as a living quarters for doctors from GMI, the hospital, at the time. Brumby Hall is located at 500 Powder Springs Street in Marietta.

 Come out to the MasterCraft ProWakeboard Tour at Dallas Landing in Acworth.

Atlanta Restaurant Week is Back!

Atlanta Restaurant Week is Back!

For the local foodie, this is such an awesome opportunity to try out a nice variety of the restaurants Atlanta has to offer. For more information, check out OpenTable. Basically, it’s just around the corner: May 28 – June 5.

High School Opera Institute to hold spring concert

High School Opera Institute to hold spring concert

ATLANTA -- Graduates of the Atlanta Opera's High School Opera Institute are getting ready to show off their amazing talent.

The students will perform arias and small ensemble pieces from some of opera's greatest works in a free spring concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5 at Morningside Presbyterian Church (1411 North Morningside Drive NE, Atlanta, 30306).

The High School Opera Institute (HSOI) is a training program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in music.

Participants in the eight-month program attend monthly workshops and vocal coachings on topics that include preparing and auditioning for a role, selecting a music school, characterization, diction and vocal technique.

Marietta adds extra day to farmers market

Marietta adds extra day to farmers market

MARIETTA, Ga. -- The Marietta City Council has approved adding another day each week to the Marietta Square Farmers Market.

In addition to the regularly scheduled market on Saturday mornings, it will also be available on Sundays, rain or shine, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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"Forty vendors will participate in the Sunday market," said market director Johnny Fulmer. About 60 vendors sell their wares on Saturdays.

North Park Square and a portion of Mill Street are closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday mornings; Mill Street will be closed from the intersection to the railroad tracks from noon until 4:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov.

Cobb graduation ceremonies to be streamed live

Cobb graduation ceremonies to be streamed live

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Ten Cobb County high school graduation ceremonies will be streamed live from the district's website.

Cobb's Event Services team, along with the Harrison High School broadcast video program, will provide the necessary resources for the webcast.

"Being a parent, I believe it's an amazing opportunity for a senior's family to be involved in that special moment of graduation," said Blake Tippens, video production instructor at Harrison.