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  The Song of Atlanta Chorus is a women’s barbershop chorus that brings together a diverse group of women from the metro Atlanta area - including many members who call East Cobb home! The SOA Chorus brings love, joy, harmony and unity to the lives of its members. Song of Atlanta is a non-profit organization with over 70 members who are united in sharing the love of music and are devoted to the art of four-part barbershop harmony singing. In addition to local performances, they compete with and support some 700 chapters throughout the Sweet Adeline world.

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St. Ann’s to Sponsor Town Hall on WellStar -Emory Healthcare Merger

  WellStar and Emory Healthcare are exploring a possible merger between their healthcare systems. Understandably, this may result in concerns and/or questions such as, “How might this affect me personally?”, “How might this impact my family’s medical care and established medical providers?”, “Will this affect my hospital of choice and other treatment locations?” Those involved […]

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Should your pet be our Pet of the Month?

Fill out the information on your pet and send it to: EAST COBBER, P.O. Box 680445, Marietta, GA 30068 Please include a picture with your entry. Or email description and a jpg to: petomonth@eastcobber.com. Pet’s Name: Animal/Breed: Age & Gender: Favorite Food: Favorite Person: Best Trick: Turn Ons: Turn Offs: Favorite Toy: Last Seen: What makes […]

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Reminder: Outdoor Burning Ended April 30

Just a reminder that the outdoor burning ban for the summer began May 1 in Cobb County.  Fron October 1 – April 30 each year, limited yard debris including leaves, pine straw and small limbs from growth on your property may be burned. Burning for the purposes of land clearing using an air curtain destructor […]

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To have your religious organization’s events included in the EAST COBBER please send details to editor@eastcobber.com 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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High school students, Donald Trump help 88-year-old become Miss USA

  A local 88-year old woman was named an official honorary Miss USA, given her sash and crown and congratulated by Donald Trump thanks to some hard-working high school students. Members of the community honored and crowned Helen Warren as the first-ever Ms. Second Wind Dreams. The surprise crowning took place at Sunrise at East […]

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Taste of East Cobb was a sweet, savory day for all!

  East Cobb foodies sampled local flavors from area restaurants at Saturday’s Taste of East Cobb. Held at The Fountains of Olde Towne, 736 Johnson Ferry Road, Taste of East Cobb is a favorite annual event that offers the community a chance to enjoy an array of savory and sweet treats, live entertainment and more. […]

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Cobb Schools’ KiDtalk Contest First of its Kind

The Cobb County School District is running a student contest that is the first of its kind. Designed to give students the forum to share their groundbreaking ideas to an audience of their teachers, the contest invites students in all grades and of all ages to record a “talk” that focuses on great, innovative, and […]

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Nominate an East Cobb Dad for our Father of the Year contest!

All EAST COBBER readers are encouraged to nominate a father who either lives or works in East Cobb County to be this year’s EAST COBBER Father of the Year. In 200 words or less explain why this man should receive this honor. The Father of the Year will appear on the front cover of the […]

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RUMORS tickets on sale now at CenterStage North

  At a large, tastefully appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room and his wife is nowhere in […]

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East Cobb Business Association Lunch ‘n Learn with Bob Littell, Chief Netweaver

East Cobb Business Association (ECBA) will host a Lunch ‘n Learn with Bob Littell, Chief Netweaver, on Tuesday May 5, 2015. In “The Heart and Art of Netweaving” (2003), Bob Littell notes that “Artichokes and NetWeaving have something in common: After you peel away the outside layers of the artichoke, you eventually get to the core – […]

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Relay for Life & Cobb Schools team up

  Cobb Schools’ Relay for Life team celebrated a weekend of caring with fundraising and photos! “We have the best employees — they always put their heart into the Relay campaign, and as a district, we are showing how much we care for our community through these acts of support,” said Michelle Mikes, K-12 Math Supervisor and […]