Smyrna Library Hosts Kid’s Engineering Program

In Smyrna, every Friday in June and July, there is an event called DaVinci Days, held at the Public Library. The program was created for families with children six and older, and teaches them to work together. Each week they will learn basic tools and concepts of engineering. Made possibly by a grant from Croy Engineering, these activities require some dexterity and advanced level thinking.

This Friday, kids will learn to build bridges with K’NEX. Below is the schedule for the whole series.

When: Fridays in June/July
             2 – 3pm

Where: Smyrna Public Library
              100 Village Green Circle
              Smyrna, Ga 30080

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Cookie Company Opening Near Smyrna

smyrna-tiff-treatsA cookie delivery company, Tiff’s Treats, has opened a new location this month in the Akers Mill/Cumberland area near Smyrna.

Tiff’s Treats already has three stores in Atlanta, including locations in Alpharetta, Midtown and Perimeter/Sandy Springs.

The Dallas-based company delivers baked-to-order cookies and brownies to homes and work places.

“Atlanta has been a fabulous market for us so far, and we’re just getting started,” Tiff’s Treats co-founder Leon Chen said according to, citing a news release.

The exact address is The Crossing at Akers Mill, 3051 Akers Mill. For more information about business development in Smyrna, click here!

Smyrna CrossFit Hosting Kid’s Camp

smyrna-cross-fitThe CrossFit in Smyrna is hosting a camp geared for kids ages 4-12. There will be CrossFit-themed workouts, drills, and games designed to keep your kids physically challenged and engaged!

The camp is limited to 10 children. Snacks and water will be provided. The camp is from 10am – 12pm and is $125 for the week. 10% off discount for siblings of campers.

The last week of the camp is coming up, from June 27 – 30th. You can sign up here. For more info about businesses in Smyrna, click here!


“Wow” Factor Smyrna Mansion Has Open House Soon

smyrna-2206-zermatt-ctA “wow” factor Smyrna mansion has an Open House on Sunday, June 25 from 2 – 4pm. This home at 2206 Zermatt Ct. is listed for $749,800 and has five bedrooms, five and half bathrooms and is 6,357 square feet.

The home has four finished levels, three large porches, three fireplaces. It’s ideal for multiple generations and families who prefer private spaces. If you would like to go to see this house, click here!

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Smyrna Fire Dept. Hosting Citizen’s Fire Academy on Thursdays

smyrna-citizen-fire-academy.jpgEvery Thursday from 6-9pm, the Smyrna Fire Department is hosting a nine week Citizen’s Fire Academy. It’s a hands-on experience, life-saving techniques and a behind-the-scenes look into the Smyrna Fire Department and the several services they provide. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Class size is limited to 15 seats to allow for hands-on training. Special topics to be covered include:

  • Fire Behavior
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Tools and Equipment
  • Fire Education
  • Bureau of Fire Prevention
  • Search and Rescue
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Emergency Management Agencies
  • Fire Command
  • Incident Command

The cost is free if you are a Smyrna resident. Please email for more info. See this link to learn more about being a Smyrna resident.

When: Every Thursday from June 1 – July 27
             6 – 9pm

Where: Smyrna Fire Department
              2620 Atlanta Road
              Smyrna, Ga 30080

Early Kindergarten Program Opens at Belmont Hills Elementary

smyrna-belmont.jpgSmyrna’s Belmont Hills Elementary is launching an inaugural program called Early Kindergarten. The aim is to give students a head start educationally. This year 22 students entered.

While kindergarten for most children in CCSD will start on July 31, the Early Kindergarten program will allow participants to get a jump on their prerequisite skills, build relationships earlier with teacher and form tighter bonds with their classrooms.

“Our focus is on academic preparedness,” Superintendent Chris Ragsdale said in a news release. “Our job is to make sure we move students from kindergarten through first grade. We are making sure the students who are coming to Early Kindergarten are getting access to early learning.”

The students are expected to graduate from kindergarten in May 2018. To learn more about stuff in Smyrna, click here!

Concord Rd. Covered Bridge to be Repaired This Year

JenniferPhotoThe Concord Road Covered Bridge in Smyrna is going through a renovation, which should be finished by the end of 2017.

The Cobb County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to pay $802,959 to Suncoast Restoration and Waterproofing, the low bidder.

They will repair installing steel-stiffening frames inside the bridge, cleaning and painting the steel, repairing one of the bridge supports. The company will also replace the guardrail and repair the roof and exterior siding.

The Concord Road Covered Bridge was built in the 1800s and sees 7,000 – 10,000 cars on it every day. It has the highest traffic count of all covered bridges in Georgia combined, according to Cobb County.

Smyrna is making improvements every day! To learn more about what it’s like to live in Smyrna, click here!