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Flashback to 2011 when East Cobb's New Horizons Band performed at Peachtree Presbyterian Church's annual American Pop Music Celebration. Catch the New Horizons Band on May 1 at the first Brown Bag Concert of the season on the Marietta Square , Glover Park. The FREE concert begins at noon. Bring your brown bag lunch and hear a variety of old favorites performed by this premier concert band.  For more info about the band, please see www.ecnhb.com.

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5 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew

1. Your kids can do much more than you think they can do. The next time your child tells you they can’t do something, step back and wait.2. It’s not healthy to give your child constant feedback. It’s vital that children develop their own internal locus of approval and honest self-assessment.3. We promise not to […]

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Registration open for summer camps at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

Summer is coming and Johnson Ferry Baptist Church has camps and activities available for children. With 28 options to choose from, there is something for every age and interest. Offerings include sports, worship, arts and general “kids fun” activities. Camp listings, details and registration can be found at johnsonferry.org.    LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our […]

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Free garden expo and plant sale upcoming at Jim Miller Park

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County will host a garden expo and plant sale April 25-26 at Jim Miller Park. The event will run 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Fridayand 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday. There will be plants for sun and shade, specialty plants, flowering perennials, artisan soaps, garden art and sculptures, rain barrels, herbs and children’s activities on Saturday. There will […]

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Now open in East Cobb: Which Wich?!

Who doesn’t love a good sandwich? Which Wich? Superior Sandwiches is now open in East Cobb! An innovative yet simple concept that focuses on the “wich,” a customizable sandwich available in more than 50 varieties. The restaurant’s unique concept allows you to create your own “wich”. You simply choose a bag of the meat you want, grab a red […]

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Advance Voting begins next week

Advance Voting for the May 20 General Primary will be available beginning Monday, April 28, at the Elections Main Office, 736 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. Voting will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, April 28-May 16, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 10. Additional satellite voting locations will open in May. Any voter in Cobb County […]

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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! CLICK to visit the EASTCOBBER.com Photo Archives.

Happy Birthday Ivy Lane! Celebrate with savings!

  Stop by The Ivy Lane Boutique April 21-26 to save at their First Birthday Celebration Sale! Daily deals and discounts of 10%, 15% and 30% throughout the week. Two lucky shoppers will win $100 shopping sprees at Ivy Lane! Ivy Lane is located in the Highland Plaza Shopping Center at 3605 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta/East Cobb. […]

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Retired teacher seeks families to host French students this summer

  Cobb families can get a taste of European life by volunteering to host French exchange students this summer. Linda Farmer, a retired Lassiter High School teacher, is looking for about 25 families in the Atlanta area to host the students, who range in age from 14 to 19, from July 8 to July 28. […]

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Residents can participate in emergency preparedness training

Cobb County will hold its Community Emergency Response Team training for three sessions on Saturdays in June and registration is available now. The CERT program trains people to be better prepared for emergency situations in their communities. When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims and […]

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Dispose of unwanted medications safely at free event

The largest source of pharmaceutical byproducts in drinking water comes from the improper disposal of unused medication flushed down the drain. Residents are encouraged to safely dispose of outdated or unused over-the-counter and prescription medications 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 26. This Medication Disposal Day will take place at the Cobb County Super Station 8/Police Precinct […]

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Swim-a-Thon to support Sunshine on a Ranney Day

Atlanta Swim Academy will host a USA Swimming sanctioned Charity Fundraiser Swim-A-Thon on Saturday, May 3, from 9am-3pm at 732 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta GA 30068. 100% of donations raised by Swim-A-Thon participants will be donated to Sunshine on a Ranney Day, a non-profit organization creating dream room makeovers for children with long term illness or disability. The event will feature swim […]