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We're throwing it back to 2010 this week! Enjoy the musical stylings of two-time National Championship Lassiter Band when they performed in the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Happy Thanksgiving East Cobbers!

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Meeting to share information on Braves’ SunTrust Park

Cobb County staff and Braves staff will host a public information meeting 3-7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9. There will be no formal presentation, so people may drop in any time during the allotted hours. The open house format will feature displays from the Atlanta Braves, Cobb Department of Public Safety, Cobb Department of Transportation and […]

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The Nutcracker starts this weekend

Tis the season for festival performances! Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance and The Roswell Dance Theatre will present The Nutcracker November 28 – December 7. Sugarplums will surely be dancing in your head as you witness over 300 cast members from the Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance and The Roswell Dance Theatre in this annual […]

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Know your status: free HIV testing available Dec. 1

Cobb and Douglas Public Health staff will offer free rapid HIV testing and counseling Monday, Dec. 1, in support of World Aids Day. Testing will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marietta Public Health Center, 1650 County Services Parkway, Marietta, and the Douglasville Public Health Center, 6770 Selman Drive, Douglasville. The […]

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Share input to help shape Cobb’s transportation plan

Share your thoughts and opinions on the Cobb County Comprehensive Transportation Plan 2040 update at an open house 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4. Your input is needed on major transportation investments in Cobb including pedestrian and bicycle facilities, public transit, roadway capacity and upgrades, bridges, intelligent transportation systems, maintenance and programs and policies. The open […]

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Black Friday Shopping Tips from The Avenue

Know before you go – Research the Black Friday sales, make a list of gift priorities, compare prices and plan your day around store opening times. Have store ads as back-up on price differences. Gather your reward cards – Have reward cards with you, and check your credit card rewards program for special points that […]

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*It’s Where in the World Wednesday!* Play to WIN an I Heart East Cobb T-shirt!

  Submit your guess as a comment below or on our FACEBOOK PAGE. Be the first person with the correct answer and win an I HEART EAST COBB t-shirt! Good luck! LIKE THIS PHOTO? 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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Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

With the Holiday Season ahead of us, it’s timely to share this great article from Dr. Courtney Rosenthal at Rose Animal Hospital in Roswell.  Here are 10 important tips to keep your pet safe this holiday season!  You can learn more about Dr. Rosenthal’s practice by  CLICKING HERE TO VISIT Rose Animal Hospital Costume Holiday Hazards: Your safest […]

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Volunteer for chance to win free rafting trip

Gather your friends and participate in the Chattahoochee Basin Volunteer Challenge for an opportunity to win a free rafting trip on the Chattahoochee River with a park ranger from the National Park Service. In this fun and exciting challenge, individuals, clubs, scouts, families, community organizations and businesses are encouraged to attend and organize waterway related […]

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Holiday lights celebration at East Cobb Park

Kick off the season to be jolly at East Cobb Park’s 2014 Holiday Lights Celebration Sunday, Dec. 7. This special evening will begin at 5 p.m. and feature the Mt. Bethel Christian Academy and Simpson Middle School choirs, live music by Loose Shoes band, special guest appearances by Santa Claus and Rudolph and the lighting […]

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Cobb Superintendent’s SACS Presentation

The Superintendent presented a State of the District overview to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) External Review Team on Monday, November 17, 2014. The presentation below contains information regarding district demographics, latest district assessment data, our current financial state and IE2. Click to download a PDF of the Superintendent’s SACS Presentation (Reprinted […]

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Give thanks. Prayers for your Thanksgiving feast.

  Thanksgiving isn’t only about sharing a wonderful meal with your loved ones, it is also a time to meditate on all you are grateful for. This practice of expressing gratitude is not limited to any particular religious tradition. To that end, Beliefnet has compiled prayers of gratitude from a variety of religions in honor of Thanksgiving.   […]