Cobb Chamber to host transportation summit


If you have an interest in transportation issues related to Cobb County, and can spring for the pricey entrance fee, the Cobb Chamber will host the 2021 Transportation & Mobility Summit on Tuesday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

It’s a luncheon summit, and the cost is $100 for non-Chamber-members and $60 for members.

The focus of the summit will be local, state, and federal transportation initiatives that will have an impact on Cobb and the surrounding metro region.

The press release for the summit states:

Through in-depth sessions, transportation

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Wee Jimmies unveil new-look suite in memory of Jimmy and June


AN ICONIC pub in the heart of the Cowdenbeath community is looking its best courtesy of hours and hours of hard labour and graft.

Wee Jimmies has been a village favourite for decades with the family-run business attracting customers from local and far for years and years.

It is hoped that even more will soon be walking through the door on High Street as the pub has recently undergone a transformation inside.

The Wee Jimmies JJ suite is now fully operational and ready to welcome patrons for whatever the occasion; whether its weddings, birthday parties or anniversaries, the venue can

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David Toms beats Dicky Pride in playoff to win inaugural event on PGA Tour Champions


ST. LOUIS – David Toms beat Dicky Pride with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday in the PGA Tour Champions’ inaugural Ascension Charity Classic.

Toms hit his approach in the playoff on the par-4 18th to the middle of the green and two-putted from 18 feet. Pride’s approach went to the right into a greenside bunker and he couldn’t get a 16-footer for par to fall.

The 54-year-old Toms scrambled for par on the 18th in regulation after driving left into a fairway bunker. He shot a 5-under 66 to finish at 10-under 203 on Norwood

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of ‘Full Color Connecticut’ Campaign Promoting Fall Tourism Season


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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of ‘Full Color Connecticut’ Campaign Promoting Fall Tourism Season

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(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Office of Tourism is launching a new fall marketing campaign to promote safe travel and fuel the Connecticut tourism industry’s continued economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Called “Full Color Connecticut,” the campaign features the state’s renowned fall foliage while paying tribute to all the other colors and experiences state residents and visitors can enjoy in Connecticut this autumn – from the golds of corn mazes and

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Rail rapid transit needed from Surrey City Centre to Newton: business group


In the midst of the federal election campaign, the Newton Business Improvement Association (NBIA) is advocating levels of government to bring fixed-rail rapid transit to Surrey’s neighbourhood of Newton.

They are calling for rail-based rapid transit down the King George Boulevard from Surrey City Centre to Newton.

“I am convinced that fixed rapid rail will be the catalyst to revitalization and will transform Newton into a connected, and livable community, making the Newton Town Centre more vibrant, accessible, and competitive,” said Philip Aguirre, the executive director of the NBIA.

“Surrey’s most populous town centre will ignite investment and transform Newton

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North East charity could give Gateshead pub a new lease of life as a community centre and flats


A Gateshead pub could be transformed into housing and a community centre if exciting plans are given the go-ahead.

Handcrafted are behind proposals to give the Shakespeare Inn a new lease of life.

The Durham based charity helps people to develop skills, build confidence and “engage in positive activity”.

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It does this through practical training and creative activities which run from 9AM until 4PM on weekdays.

The organisation wants to put four one-bedroom flats on the first floor of the hostelry.

A leaflet distributed by the charity to

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