Opening Day of Braves Today

smyrna-braves-opening-day2The Braves have their first game of the 2018 season tonight at SunTrust Stadium. They are playing the Philadelphia Phillips at 4:10pm.

Led by Freddie Freeman and manager Brian Snitker, the Braves were surrounded by fans taking photos and video during a parade at noon down the Battery Walk and into the stadium. To see more of what’s going on in Smyrna, click here!



Smyrna Fountain Dyed Green for St. Paddy’s

smyrna-st-paddysThe fountain at Smyrna Market Village was dyed green for St. Patrick’s day this weekend. Mayor Max Bacon had the honor of dying the fountain during the celebration.

Bacon gave a speech to a crowd of over 1,000 people. The local band The Armory played music for all the guests.

There are lots of fun activities all the time at the Smyrna Market Village! To find out more about living in Smyrna, click here!

New Smyrna Neighborhood Approved

smyrna-epic-homesA new Smyrna subdivision was approved by the City Council. The builder, Epic Homes, will build the neighborhood of 15 homes on Concord Road and Old Concord Road.

The total acreage is 4.2 acres. Cobb County will keep 9,000 square feet that will become a park at the intersection of Old Corner Road and Concord Road.

For more information on Smyrna development, check back to!

Open Container is Now Allowed in Smyrna Market Village

jez-timms-128933-unsplash.jpgSmyrna recently passed a new ordinance saying you can walk around outside the Smyrna Market Village with an open container of alcohol.

Smyrna City Council Members approved a new rule that will allow bar and restaurant patrons to take their drinks to go as long as they remain in the downtown restaurant District.

Here are the rules of the ordinance:

• You can only have one drink per patron

• The drink must be purchased inside the Smyrna Market Village

• The drink must be in a paper or plastic cup, so means no glass, cans or bottles

• The drink has to be smaller than 16 ounces

• Drinking is allowed from 11 a.m. to midnight

For more information about living in Smyrna, click here!

Smyrna Arbor Day this Saturday!

smyrna-arbor-dayThis Saturday is Smyrna Arbor Day! Come celebrate trees at this free family event hosted by Keep Smyrna Beautiful, Smyrna Parks & Recreation, and the Smyrna Tree Board. For more info about Smyrna, click here!

Here is the schedule of events:

  • 10:00 Ribbon Cutting for new playground/Photo opportunity
  • 10:15 Arbor Day Proclamation
  • 10:20 Photo Opportunity planting tree
  • 10:25 – 11:00 “How to Plant a Tree”
  • Instruction and demonstration by
  • Joe Burgess, Senior Urban Forester Georgia Forestry Commission
  • 11:00 -11:30 Refreshments and information available

What: Smyrna Arbor Day

When: Saturday, February 17
             10 – 11:30am

Where: North Cooper Lake Park
               4201 Cooper Lake Road
               Smyrna, Ga 30082