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What makes the town of Marietta, Georgia so welcoming, friendly and the center of Southern hospitality? Listen each week as veteran podcaster Bill Nowicki dives deep to tell the heartwarming, sad and funny stories from the people that make Marietta a great place to call home.

Marietta Stories | Crazy cool stories from the community builders of Marietta, Georgia Bill Nowicki, Host

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.9 • 58 Ratings

What makes the town of Marietta, Georgia so welcoming, friendly and the center of Southern hospitality? Listen each week as veteran podcaster Bill Nowicki dives deep to tell the heartwarming, sad and funny stories from the people that make Marietta a great place to call home.

    Brand New Indie Movie, Stories of a Madman with Jacob Viness, Justin McEver and Wayne Delk

    Brand New Indie Movie, Stories of a Madman with Jacob Viness, Justin McEver and Wayne Delk

    Jacob Viness is at it again. He directed his old team: Justin McEver, Wayne Delk and others in a followup from their first feature, Maggie’s’ Farm to a new Indie movie called Stories of a Madman.

    https://www.amazon.com/Stories-Madman-Justin-McEver/dp/B08FF68DXZ/ref=mp_s_a_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=stories+of+a+madman&qid=1596902391&sr=8-4

    • 26 min
    Happy Birthday to Kennestone with Mary Chatman, Joyce McMurrain and Eartha Head

    Happy Birthday to Kennestone with Mary Chatman, Joyce McMurrain and Eartha Head

    Kennestone has served Marietta and the surrounding community for 70 years. I spoke with Mary Chatman and two treasured nurses: Joyce McMurrain and Eartha Head. Both nurses have worked over 55 years serving our community. 

    • 19 min
    Taste of Marietta Coming in April! Courtney Spiess and Tiffany of Marietta Visitors Bureau

    Taste of Marietta Coming in April! Courtney Spiess and Tiffany of Marietta Visitors Bureau

    Bill talks to Courtney Spiess, the marketing and PR manager for the Marietta visitor bureau. She talks through the excitement around the new website, the new branding and the Taste of Marietta, coming April 26th from 11 am to 7 pm. Music and the best food in Marietta, including a bunch of new restaurants. 

    We are super excited to taste the food and see who winds the coveted plate for "Tastiest Taste"!

    https://tasteofmarietta.com

    https://www.visitmariettaga.com

    • 13 min
    S4B10, Jazz, Gospel and no boundaries, 9 time Grammy Winner, Bobby Sparks II

    S4B10, Jazz, Gospel and no boundaries, 9 time Grammy Winner, Bobby Sparks II

    Bobby Sparks grew up with two educators as parents. He starting playing organ at age 3 and developed his musical skills in church. His Mom supported his gospel music while his dad exposed him to Jazz and Blues. 

    He developed his skills and ended up playing with the likes of Prince, George Benson and several gospel greats. 

    What an amazing story.

    Bobby is coming to Marietta on 2/28/20 at Marietta Jazz and Jokes!

    • 25 min
    Don Most of Happy Days coming to Marietta!

    Don Most of Happy Days coming to Marietta!

    Bill spoke with Don (Donny) Most, who is best know for his portrayal of Ralph Malph in the 1970’s #1 Hit Show of Happy Days. This show was seen by 50 to 60 million people each week, before there was cable and streaming service. Hear how this sudden fame changed Don’s life and how his love of acting and his goal to just keep working acting and singing got him through.

    See Don and an all star cast the play Middletown!

    https://earlsmithstrand.secure.force.com/ticket/#/events/a0S3m00000AKvX2EAL

    • 23 min
    5 Course Love, Marietta Theatre Company's Latest Offering is Terrific!!

    5 Course Love, Marietta Theatre Company's Latest Offering is Terrific!!

    Bill interviews Blaine Clotfelter, one of Marietta Theatre Company's founders and they discuss their latest production, 5 Course Love. Three actor's switch scenes from Italian to German to other restaurants. There are 5 scenes total and each one is uniquely fun and exciting.

    Check this production out! Runs until 2/22/20 and is a great Valentine's Day date.

    Bill and Blaine also talk through some of the productions upcoming for the rest of Season 3 and Season 4.

    https://mariettatheatre.com

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

BaseballEcon ,

Local Listening at it’s Finest

My family and I just recently relocated to the Marietta area and stumbled upon Bill’s podcast. It is such a wonderful way to find out more from the local businesses that my family and I love. We have found new things to do and people to support as a result of listening. Marietta Stories is an excellent example of people helping people and I would highly recommend to Atlanta and Cobb residents.

AaronSquared ,

Great stories...

Always an interesting story about everyday people in a wonderful town!

Donna Davis Ballard ,

Business Owner

I love Marietta Stories. Bill Nowicki is a talented interviewer and excellent listener. His stories are always entertaining.

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