Cobb County Government

Women encouraged to take free self-defense and awareness workshop

The Cobb County Sheriff's Office is offering a free women's self-defense and awareness class 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at West Cobb Senior Center. This is for ladies only, ages 17 and older. Ages 14-16 are welcome, if they are accompanied their mothers. There will be a seminar and demonstration of all three phases of self-defense. There will be discussion on situational awareness and current statistics and trends. Refreshments will also be provided. The senior center is located at 4915 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs. For more information, email