Marietta High Alumni Society honors former mayor

The Marietta High School Alumni Society has named Bill Dunaway, the city’s former mayor, the 2010 distinguished alumnus.

Dunaway is a 1957 graduate of the school. He will receive the award at the Marietta Schools Foundation Gala Celebration, May 5 at the Strand Theatre in Marietta. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at or at the Strand Theatre box office.

Dunaway served two terms as mayor, stepping down in December. He previously ran the Dunaway Drug Store chain and the 1848 House restaurant.