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The Northwest Corridor project will improve travel in the I-75/I-575 corridor by adding 29.7 miles of toll lanes along I-75 from Akers Mill Rd to Hickory Grove Road and along I-575 from I-75 to Sixes Road. Video courtesy of www.dot.ga.gov/doingbusiness/p3/projects­/NWC/.

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Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate will begin accepting reservations on March 2

  Biltmore’s newest lodging offering – Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate – will begin accepting reservations starting March 2, 2015, for stays beginning in late 2015. Village Hotel joins the Inn on Biltmore Estate to provide a range of options for guests who want to stay overnight on the estate. Village Hotel will be centrally […]

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East Cobb Area Council is March 5

The  153rd Session is well underway for the Georgia General Assembly. On Thursday, March 5, from 7:30-9am, expert, Jane Hayse with the Atlanta Regional Commission, will be able to help you get the facts straight and update you on how this legislative session will affect you as a resident of East Cobb. Event will be held at Indian […]

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Apply for the 9th District PTA Scholarship

The 9th District of the Georgia PTA has created a Scholarship Fund which will award several $200 scholarships to students of ALL ages within Cobb County to help further student success. These scholarships could help bridge the gap for students who need tutoring, provide funding for enrichment activities or camps, or provide support with textbooks and […]

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Check out IndieFlix at Cobb Libraries

IndieFlix, a leading independent online film streaming service, is now available for Cobb County library cardholders. The free streaming video service gives library patrons access from anywhere with high-speed Internet service to the IndieFlix collection of thousands of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from throughout the world. Library patrons can access IndieFlix on desktops, […]

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Mix of drugs and driving lead local mother to prison

Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Marietta woman has been sent to prison after being convicted of possessing heroin and crashing her vehicle. Andrea Nicole Bolton, 32, was driving a black Chevrolet C1500 with two passengers, including her young daughter, on the evening of April 1, 2013, on South Cobb Drive near Barclay […]

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 4 VIP passes to the American Craft Council Show at Cobb Galleria is………Ellie Rosen. Congrats Ellie!! Please email Tiffanie@eastcobber.com to claim your awesome freebie!! Didn’t win? Don’t despair! […]

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East Cobb seniors to tour Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church and Mary Mac’s Tea Room

Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church and Mary Mac’s Tea Room Tuesday, March 3 | 9:30am -3pm. Check-in 9am $57 Senior Council members; $62 Non-members. Price includes luxury motor coach, tickets, lunch and tips. No refunds unless the trip is cancelled. Payment is due at time of registration. The trip starts with a tour of historic St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and […]

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Mt. Bethel UMC North Campus Starts Sunday Services

The new worship service at the Mt. Bethel North Campus is an exciting opportunity to reach people with the Gospel message of Jesus Christ. The team at Mt. Bethel is building a culture that is relaxed and family friendly – come just as you are. They welcome shorts and flip-flops – yes, even in the cold […]

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Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking panel at Lassiter High School

  Rocky Mount PTA and Foundation is hosting an event at Lassiter High School on March 17th at 7pm regarding Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking.  Come hear attorney general, Sam Olens and a panel of other important guests help unite our community to take a stand against the atrocity that is occurring in our suburbs. Contact […]

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Sixteen Cobb High Schools Named 2015 Georgia Advanced Placement Honor Schools

  All 16 Cobb County high schools were named Georgia Advanced Placement (AP®) Honor Schools by the state Department of Education. The program recognizes Georgia schools that have increased access to rigorous AP coursework, based on the results of 2014 AP classes and exams. The 2015 AP Honor Schools are named in five categories, based […]

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East Cobb Rep Introduces the More Take Home Pay Act

State Representative John Carson (R-Marietta/East Cobb) this week announced the introduction of the More Take Home Pay Act, or House Bill 445.  The More Take Home Pay Act reforms Georgia’s tax system by broadening the tax base and moving toward a more consumption-based model. “Georgia’s tax system is long overdue for commonsense reform,” said Rep. […]