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Thanks to Pope High School's PTSA for this week's video featuring Pope students involved in a variety of activities. Thanks PTSA for inspiring students to achieve success! Go Greyhounds!

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Eat ice cream for a good cause this Sunday

  Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ is Sunday, August 30, benefitting The Drake House, which provides short-term crisis housing to homeless mothers and their children. Taste over 100 unique flavors of homemade ice cream and enjoy ice cream eating and stacking contests, music, face painting and children’s games. 2-4pm. $6/individual. $20/family. Historic Roswell Town Square, 600 Block of Atlanta Street, Roswell […]

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“A Constitution Program for Adults and Children” at the September 5 Cobb County Republican Party Breakfast

  The September 2015 Breakfast for the Cobb County Republican Party will take place on Saturday, September 5, from 8:15 to 10:00 am. The venue is the Cobb County Republican Party headquarters, 799 Roswell St, Marietta. US Representative Barry Loudermilk (R-11) and his family will present “A Constitution Program for Adults and Children.” This is […]

*Facebook Friday Freebie! Enter to Win TWO FREE Kid’s Haircuts with Shampoo and Blow Dry from Pigtails and Crewcuts East Cobb! A Value of $56.

    Getting your children’s haircut has never been more fun then at Pigtails & Crewcuts! Their child-centric salon is specifically designed to allow for both the child and parent to have a comfortable and fun experience! For this week’s Facebook Friday Freebie, the EAST COBBER Magazine has teamed up with Pigtails and Crewcuts of […]

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Food, festivities and fun! Community Events August 28-September 3.

  Celebrate the end of summer with these East Cobb area events!   August 28 ECBN Mornings, an East Cobb Business Association (ECBA) event, are held every Friday at 7:30am at Capozzi’s NY Deli, 4983 Roswell Road, Marietta 30062. Come for open business networking. Cost is $3 for entry, $5 with coffee $8 for coffee+breakfast. […]

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Dust off your resume and check out these local job listings

  Job hunting? Making a career change? Check out these local opportunities (click Learn More for information about each posting).   Specialist, Communications | Delta Air Lines [Learn More] Director, Employee Communications | Cox Automotive [Learn More] Copywriter | BKV [Learn More] Data Specialist and Senior Administrative Assistant | Spelman College [Learn More] Executive Director […]

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Experience Hummingbird Banding at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

  An experience you won’t soon forget! Smith-Gilbert Gardents (SGG) presents Hummingbird Banding this Saturday, August 29. This is the 4th year SGG has teamed up with Birdwatcher Supply to catch and band hummers! Once the birds have been banded they will sit on your hand for a second or two before flying away – kids love this! […]

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DI Dash to benefit Children’s Healthcare

  Don’t miss the DI Dash 7th Annual 5K and 1K Fun Run presented by Digital Insurance (DI) and benefitting Children’s Healthcare on Saturday, August 29. Race is a certified Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Registration & check-in starts at 6:30am. 5K starts at 7:30am. 1K starts at 8:30am. $25 by August 19. $30 after. $40 on race day. Starts […]

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Go totally 80s at Glover Park this Friday

  Groove your way into the weekend when the Glover Park Concert Series features Electric Avenue performing 80s hits on Friday, August 28. Come out for a little bit of live music and fun. Lawn opens at 6pm. Show starts at 8pm. Free. Tables available for rent. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-794-5601 or mariettaga.gov.     *Keep […]

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Seniors encouraged to attend AARP Smart Driver Program

  The AARP Smart Driver Program will be offered on Saturday, August 29 . This 6-hour class is geared to those 50 and above and provides an up-to-date, research-based refresher on driving skills, changes with aging and ways to accommodate them, and changes in cars, roads and local laws. Registration required. $15/Class for AARP members, $20 for non-members. 8:30am-4pm […]

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Catch the Calm Parenting seminar on Thursday

  Stop defiance, yelling, and power struggles at the Calm Parenting seminar on Thursday, August 27. This seminar will show you how to calm emotional kids and deal with outright defiance without escalating situations. Learn how to turn emotional power struggles into opportunities to build trust and teach self-discipline. The trainer, Kirk Martin, will show ten ways to get the respect […]

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Learn about available grant funding; review grant budgets

  Cobb Community Development Block Grant Program staff will host an informational session for organizations seeking grant funding through federal and state grant programs in the county. The session will be held 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, at South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road, Mableton. Please attend to learn more about: Community Development Block […]