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Silver Comet 10K returns in 2014

Silver Comet 10K returns in 2014

MABLETON, Ga. -- The 16th annual Silver Comet 10K will be held Saturday, Mar. 8.

The flat, fast course will be held on the famous Silver Comet Trail. It will start at the trailhead near the Kroger on Floyd Road.

Registration is $30. Get Fit Atlanta also holds a 10K training program that costs $100.

Visit silvercometraces.com for more information about this event.

Look out for runners on Ga. 400

Look out for runners on Ga. 400

ATLANTA -- Don't be alarmed if you see a whole bunch of people running down Georgia 400 this weekend.

The Pay the Last Toll road race will be held Sunday, Nov. 17 at 8:30 a.m., and gives athletes one last opportunity to see the infamous toll booths before they are demolished.

Runners will begin at the Glenridge Connector in Sandy Springs and run south to Phipps Plaza. When they reach the toll booths, they will throw in their final 50 cents. All proceeds will go to charity.

Northbound lanes of Ga. 400 will be closed for the race from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday.

Get more information about the race at georgiagames.org.

Georgia Department of Transportation crews will also spend part of the weekend tearing down a MARTA pedestrian bridge on southbound Ga. 400.

Taste of South Cobb coming to Mable House

Taste of South Cobb coming to Mable House

MABLETON, Ga. -- Taste of South Cobb, a fun event for the whole family, will be held Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. It will feature samples from local restaurants and catering companies, live music, wine tastings and a children's play area.

Admission is free, but some booths may require a small fee to taste their fare. The event will benefit the Christian Aid Mission Partnership, an Austell food pantry.

Visit tasteofsouthcobb.com for more details.

The Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre is located at 5239 Floyd Road.

LittlePINKBook.com invites women to join conversation Nov. 12 with top female executives

LittlePINKBook.com invites women to join conversation Nov. 12 with top female executives

ATLANTA -- LittlePINKBook.com, America’s No. 1 digital platform for career women, will host its 9th Annual Fall Empowerment Event on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Top-level female executives will share their experiences with rising through the corporate ranks to an audience of like-minded, successful women motivated to get there.  

Executives on the panel will be asked questions from the event’s moderator, Carol Costello, anchor at CNN Newsroom, Little PINK Book’s CEO and Founding Editor Cynthia Good as well as attendees. Panelists include:

Silver Comet Trail marathon and half to be held Oct. 26

Silver Comet Trail marathon and half to be held Oct. 26

MABLETON, Ga. -- Registration is still open for the 13th annual Silver Comet Half Marathon and its 2nd annual full-size counterpart.

Both events will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Mable House Cultural Arts Center. They will be off and running on the famous trail at 7:45 a.m.

Pre-registered runners will receive medals and long-sleeved T-shirts. All participants will also be treated to post-race snacks from Kroger, Dunkin' Donuts and Atlanta Bread Company.

Registration is currently $80 for half marathon runners and $110 for the full marathon.

Visit silvercometraces.com for more information.

The Mable House is located at 5239 Floyd Road in Mableton.

Candlelite Concert Series ends this weekend

Candlelite Concert Series ends this weekend

MABLETON, Ga. -- The South Cobb Arts Alliance will wrap up its 2013 Candlelite Concert Series with a show from Hot Rod Walt and the Psycho-DeVilles, an Atlanta-based rockabilly group.

The concert will be held Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. and parking is free.

General seating is also free. Tables for six are available for $50.

Learn more at mablehouse.org.

Celebrating the Ladies of Jazz

Celebrating the Ladies of Jazz