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See the finest quilts from Georgia Quilters June 11-13, 2015 at His Hands Church, 550 Molly Lane in Woodstock. You'll be amazed! East Cobb Quilter's Guild (ECQG) is made up of more than 250 quilters who share their love of quilts – traditional and contemporary, pieced and applique, large and small. Their roots are in East Cobb County, but members live around the Atlanta metro area and beyond.

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We Have a Winner! *Facebook Friday Freebie*

  Is everyone ready for our favorite time of the week? That’s right- it’s time to announce this week’s Facebook Friday Freebie winner! The Lucky East Cobber who wins a session of their choice from LaVida Massage is ……….Wendy Kalman Congrats Wendy!! Please email Tiffanie@eastcobber.com to claim your awesome freebie!! Didn’t win? Don’t despair! EAST […]

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Safety important for outdoor cookouts

Outdoor grilling is one of the most popular ways to cook food, especially during the summer. But, a grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. Grills can also be very hot, causing burn injuries. Cobb Fire and Emergency Services offer tips from the National Fire Protection Association to help […]

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Volunteers Needed For WinShape Camp at JFBC

  Are you looking for an opportunity to gain some volunteer hours this summer?  WinShape Camp offers the chance to earn over 30 hours and have a blast helping with camp. The camp runs June 1-5 and you can specify which days and times you are available in the application.  WinShape is very strict on […]

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Cobb County Government CLOSED Monday in observance of Memorial Day

All Cobb County Government offices will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor in the know!

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Walton Baseball Team in State Playoffs This Saturday

  The “Home of the Walton Raiders” label stamped onto the left-center field wall at Raider Mountain is appropriate since Walton will be back home for the Class AAAAAA state championship this weekend. To read the full article visit the Marietta Daily Journal at http://mdjonline.com/view/full_story/26646359/article-After-waiting-since-2008–Walton-gets-another-shot-at-winning-state-title?instance=home_sports   *Keep on top of what is going on in East […]

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Canine flu reported in Atlanta: What pet parents need to know

  As Georgia officials report the first confirmed case of canine flu in the Atlanta area, doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are offering guidance for concerned pet parents. An outbreak of canine flu was first reported in April in the Chicago area, where more than 1,000 dogs have been affected. The disease has since popped up […]

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AAA Offers Tow to Go for Memorial Day

  If you’re planning to party this weekend, you must plan for safety first. This means using a Designated Driver, staying where you are celebrating, or arranging for another form of sober transportation. “Memorial Day weekend is a great time to spend with family and friends,” said Gerry Gutowski, Senior Vice President, Automotive Services, The […]

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Detling Cole, LLC Collects More than Two Tons for Georgia Legal Food Frenzy

  Detling Cole, LLC is thrilled to announce that the firm collected more than two tons* of food in this year’s Georgia Legal Food Frenzy , an annual statewide food drive benefiting the Georgia Food Bank Association and its local partners. Nonperishable food and funds were collected from April 20 through May 1, 2015 and were personally delivered […]

*Facebook Friday Freebie! Enter to Win YOUR CHOICE of a Custom 60-Minute Massage OR a LaVida Signature Facial from LaVida Massage East Cobb! (Value $69.95)

Facebook Friday Freebie! Enter to Win YOUR CHOICE of a Custom 60-Minute Massage OR a LaVida Signature Facial from LaVida Massage East Cobb! (Value $69.95)   School is over and it’s time to relax and kick off your summer vacation! For this week’s Facebook Friday Freebie, we are offering one special East Cobber their chance […]

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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Pick a flick!

  Merchant’s Exchange – Picture Show. Celebrate the end of the school year with a mid-day matinee! It’s great for kids, and great for your wallet! Current titles include Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Paddington and The Spongebob Movie: Sponge out of Water. Cost: Everyday: $1.75 Tuesday: $1.00 Location: 4400 Roswell Road […]

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Atlanta Swim Academy: Looking Back and Moving Forward

  As Atlanta Swim Academy celebrates its 30th anniversary, Vice President Brad Grzelka takes stock of the many changes that have happened over the years, especially in the past year at the facility. ASA made a decision in 2014 to launch its highly successful SwimFit Club, an aquatic program that teaches swimming techniques but is not as competitive in terms […]