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Post 6 School Board Member Scott Sweeney, CCSD Superintendent Chris Ragsdale, CCSD CHRO & Int. Chief Operations Officer John Adams, and CCSD Sr. Ex. Dir. of SPLOST Projects Nick Parker formed the panel that provided a progress report on the construction plans for the replacement Walton High School facility during the Town Hall meeting last Monday evening in the WHS Theater. Questions from the audience were also submitted.

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JFBC Celebrates Christmas with fun for the whole family

Kick off the Christmas season at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church on Sunday, December 7, with Christmas Packages and fun for the whole family, from 4-7:30pm. Enjoy reindeer, horse drawn carriages, music, food, crafts, cakewalk, games, puppet show, photo booth, trains and more. JFBC will hold their Christmas Festival Choir and Orchestra Concert December 13-14. Concerts […]

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Have you registered for Thursday’s Gobble Jog?

When looking around East Cobb, it’s hard to believe that there are people who need help with housing, food, clothing or job  assistance. However, the number of our neighbors who fall on hard times is growing, and we are fortunate to have MUST  Ministries in our community as a resource for them. MUST is a nonprofit organization that started 43 years […]

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Pike Nursery delivers Christmas decor to your door

  Christmas can be delivered to your doorstep with a little help from Pike Nurseries. Shop online for an assortment of fragrant, real Christmas trees, wreaths, garland, florist quality poinsettias and more! Click HERE to order online. Choose from Local Delivery from the store or Store Pickup when you check out; available through December 13th. A flat $50 delivery fee […]

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Celebrate the holiday season with Donuts & Notes at OLLI

Nothing gets you into the holiday spirit better than music and donuts! KSU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will host “Donuts and Notes” on Dec. 5 from 10 am to noon at KSU Center. This free concert and art show is free and open to the public. Coffee, juice, milk and donuts will be available for […]

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Good Mews celebrates ‘ground scooping’ of cat shelter

  Good Mews Animal Foundation, a no-kill, cage-free cat shelter, “scooped” ground on its new state-of-the-art facility on Robinson Road in East Cobb on Saturday, Nov. 15. The shelter will feature 5,600 square feet of open space, large windows with views of gardens and plans for a surgical suite are underway. The group houses 100+ cats available for […]

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The Walker School Increases Campus Size by 50 Percent with Major Land Acquisition

  The Walker School, located at 700 Cobb Parkway North in Marietta, today announced the acquisition of approximately 18 acres of land adjacent to its current campus, the largest physical expansion of the current campus to date. This new property will allow the school the flexibility to enhance greatly the quality of its facilities, positively […]

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Take time for toddlers with ‘Raindrops and Snowflakes’ workshop

  Toddlers 2-5 years old and their caregivers are invited to the Raindrops and Snowflakes Toddler Time on Friday, December 5, at the Cobb County P.A.R.K.S.’s Wright Environmental Education Center, 2661 Johnson Ferry  Road, Marietta, 30062. This rain or shine event will include a weather story, time to dress several bears so they can play […]

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Cobb County offices will close for Thanksgiving Holiday

County offices and facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for the Thanksgiving holidays.   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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Calling all East Cobb Moms ready to get in shape! Deadline extended thru November 25!

If you’re an East Cobb mom age 35-55 ready to tackle a six week Back to School Challenge, contact Fitness Together at 770-321-1347. Only eight spots available, serious inquiries only. DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH NOVEMBER 25! Cost is $399. Find out more at www.fitnesstogether.com/eastcobb/newyou. LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE […]

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EAST COBBER Gift of the Day: Handmade Pottery and Jewelry

  Inspired by nature, Barbara Johnston’s unique handmade pottery and silver jewelry make the perfect gift for your special  someone! Frameworks Gallery 1205 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 110, Marietta 30068 770-973-6701 frameworksgallery.com   Tis (already!) the shopping season! Save time and skip the mall with our 2014 Gift Guide. Select the perfect presents from local sources for everyone on your list. Click HERE to […]

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Thanksgiving Week Certified Teen Driving Course: It’s not too late to enroll

Do something productive with your Thanksgiving break and learn to drive! Sign up for the Certified Teen Driving Course from Safe America Foundation, licensed by the State of Georgia Department of Driver Services. Course offered November 24-29, 2014, 9am-330pm daily. No classes Thanksgiving Day. Students will attend the state-required 30 hours of classroom training after […]