Marietta Hosts Distinguished Young Women Of Georgia State Finals

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Distinguished Young Women of Georgia Scholarship Program announced that it will welcome the Class of 2015 to Marietta this Sunday for the State Finals Week. Twenty-four young women from around the state will compete for $13,000 in college scholarships and a year of representing the program as the Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia for 2015. 

The state finals program will be held Friday and Saturday, August 1-2 at the Performing Arts Center on the Marietta High School campus. Both shows will begin at 7 p.m., with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The Saturday evening show will conclude with the selection of the 2015 representative. Tickets for both shows will be available at the door. 

Distinguished Young Women, formerly America’s Junior Miss Scholarship Program, is sponsored by the City of Mobile, Mobile County, Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation, State of Alabama, Alabama Resource Conservation and Developmen Councils, Alabama Power Foundation, Encore Rehabilitation, Wintzell’s Oyster House, Master Boat Builders, and Regions Financial Corporation. 


This Week In The Arts

This week in the Arts:  Thursday, March 30 Art Alive at the Hunter Museum An Evening in Havana at Chattanooga Ballet Permanent Record DRUM NIGHT at Wayne-O-Rama The Comedy Catch at ... (click for more)

East Ridge To Host Community Input Meeting For Parks & Recreation On Saturday

The City of East Ridge is updating its Parks & Recreation Plan and wants the public's input. There will be a community input meeting at  9 a.m. on   Saturday, at the East Ridge Community Center at 1517 Tombras Ave.    Staff will conduct a variety of interactive exercises and hear from the public as to how the city can improve its recreational ... (click for more)

Condition Improves For Man Seriously Burned In Apartment Fire On Tuesday

The condition of a man who was seriously burned in an apartment fire on Tuesday, has improved. Doctors at the burn center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center say the patient is now in stable condition and doing quite well. The victim has been identified as Jerry Carrigan. He is 73. The cause of the fire at Evergreen Apartments remains under investigation. (click for more)

2 Juveniles Arrested In String Of Burglaries On Highway 58

With minimal evidence to work with, the Chattanooga Police Department’s Burglary Unit arrested two juveniles responsible for burglarizing four businesses on Highway 58. The businesses were burglarized and vandalized in the early morning hours of Tuesday. In less than 48 hours a CPD Burglary detective was able to gather minimum intel, surveillance video and limited ... (click for more)

Chris Anderson Has Done Plenty For Alton Park

Three years ago today, I was canvassing in Alton Park. President Obama called for a day of action to help educate people about the Affordable Care Act and Chris Anderson responded by mobilizing his campaign volunteers to spread the word in the places in his district that needed it most.   I moved here a little over three years ago and the entire time I've worked with Chris ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two Catchers & ‘Shaq’

Kids whose parents are active members in the military were special guests of the New York Yankees when they played the Tampa Bay Rays in an exhibition game last Sunday in Tampa. The Yankees had even arranged for taped videos so some of the kids could watch with the rest of the crowd as their parents told how much they missed them on the Jumbotron. Both the kids and the fans ate ... (click for more)