Saturday, March 9, 2013
He'll serve on the university communities council, which discusses the opportunities and challenges of living in a college town.
Kennesaw Councilmember Tim Killingsworth has accepted an appointment as a member of the National League of Cities University Communities Council for 2013. Members of the council discuss problems and opportunities involving economic development, transportation, housing and neighborhood concerns, and sustainability which are unique to university communities. The group meets several times a year as well as by conference call if needed. “The growth of Kennesaw State University offers us many opportunities as well as a few challenges,” said Killingsworth. “I’m looking forward to trading experiences and hearing the success stories of other university communities in similar situations. Membership in this group gives me a great forum for …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Mayor Mark Mathews presented the award to Councilmember Tim Killingsworth.
Councilmember Tim Killingsworth was recognized on March 1 as a "citizen soldier" for his service to the country and his community at the Hearts for Heroes event held at the Strand Theatre in Marietta. The annual event is hosted by the Marietta Museum of History and its purpose is to celebrate, honor and remember the selflessness and courage of local service men and women. All proceeds benefitted the museum. The award was presented by Mayor Mark Mathews who spoke of Killingsworth's service in the U.S. Marine Corps and as a councilmember advocating veterans’ issues. “Tim Killingsworth’s dedication to the ideals of service may have begun in the Marine Corps, but it continues every day through his work on the City Council. Under his leadership…
Friday, March 1, 2013
And Patch wants to offer you a pair of tickets to the event where the councilman will be recognized.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Saturday's kick-off included health screenings, speakers, and sign-ups for upcoming 5K events.
Kennesaw residents came out in force Saturday to get involved in the citywide "Fit City" initiative, which encourages people to embrace healthier habits by promoting nutrition and exercise to combat obesity and improve quality of life. "We were hoping for 300 to 500 people, and we've blown that out of the water," said Kennesaw City Councilwoman Cris Eaton-Welsh, who spearheaded the kick-off, held at the Ben Robertson Community Center. She added that a database will be kept of participants, and a manual will also be assembled showing how to coordinate such a citywide effort. "We'd like to share that with other nearby communities and, eventually, have a fit Cobb County." Kennesaw resident Carol Poirier said she came to the event to sign up …
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Check out our photo gallery from Monday's election event.
Kennesaw Patch held its first forum of candidates for the Nov. 8 municipal elections Monday night at the Ben Robertson Community Center. You can relive our live blog here or watch videos of the candidates' answers to questions here. Finally, we offer a gallery of photos from the event. Mayor Mark Mathews, City Council members Tim Killingsworth and Cris Eaton-Welsh, and council challenger Jimmy Dickens attended the forum, moderated by state Rep. Ed Setzler. Two other challengers, mayoral candidate Leonard Church and council candidate Kim Gollahon, were not there.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Live from Ben Robertson Community Center, we blogged a forum with some of the candidates in the Nov. 8 Kennesaw elections. You can review the night, question by question.
Check out our live blog from the Ben Robertson Community Center for the Kennesaw Patch-sponsored forum with candidates in the Nov. 8 municipal elections. Use the comment box to let us know your thoughts on what Mayor Mark Mathews, City Council members Cris Eaton-Welsh and Tim Killingsworth, and City Council candidate Jimmy Dickens had to say.