Good morning, Kennesaw. Here's Friday's briefing to help you start your day.
In local weather, today will be mostly cloudy before gradually becoming sunny. The National Weather Service reports a high near 42 with a low tonight around 22.
has canceled four of its remaining seven performances this season to avoid going into debt, reports the Marietta Daily Journal. In May, the Kennesaw-based orchestra changed its name from the Cobb Symphony Orchestra to the Georgia Symphony Orchestra to reflect its growth. You can Anyone with questions about canceled tickets should call 770-429-7016.
In other arts-related news, Kennesaw Patch is offering two free tickets to the Blast! musical at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. To enter, and leave a comment stating how long you've been reading Kennesaw Patch and what you like about it. Then, you'll automatically be entered in a drawing. Submit your entry by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
In case you missed it, the mayor's office has launched a new health and wellness initiative called Fit City Kennesaw. Join other community members in a citywide effort to get healthy.
As a reminder, Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The city of Kennesaw will celebrate during a special ceremony at Saturday, while will host poet Nikki Giovanni on Monday. We'll post information on local closures later today.