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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: This place is a zoo!

Atlanta Zoo – Free Pass For Family of Four Go check out your local library and get a free pass to the zoo! Be sure to check out the provided link for complete instructions. Cost: FREE Time: Open 9:30AM-5:30PM Where: 800 Cherokee Avenue SE Atlanta, GA For more info: Did you do something fun and frugal […]


*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 Photo Archives.


CCSD Bus Routes for the 2014-2015 School Year Are Now Available

Runs and maps will be posted at your local school for review prior to the first day of school. Kindergarten and First Grade students along with their parents are invited to ride the bus on Friday morning, August 1, 2014, as a practice run prior to the first day of school on Monday, August 4. […]


Parents Seek Alternative Care for Kids

Recent research suggests that about 60% of parents who have children with chronic neurological conditions have sought chiropractic, massage, and other complementary therapy treatments to help their children live a normal, pain-free life. (Source: PLOS ONE, April 2014, via HealthQuest Chiropractic)    LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up […]


Register now for emergency preparedness training in August

Cobb County will hold its free Community Emergency Response Team training for three sessions on Saturdays in August and registration is open. 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 […]


End of summer reading celebration this weekend

The “Among the Stars” end of summer reading celebration will be held 5-7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, at Switzer Library. The library will be transformed into a spacecraft, creating a setting for family-friendly fun, music, storytelling, games and food trucks. The community celebration will include science demonstrations, party music, Rocking Chair Theatre, Rockin’ Robots, magnet demonstrations, […]


Paulsen getting most out of his Colorado call-up

  Ben Paulsen dreamed of playing professional baseball as a child. A 2006 graduate of Kell, he got his wish in 2009, when he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the third round of the Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft, following three years at Clemson. Paulsen paid his dues in the minor leagues […]


Sip and Shop this Thursday at Zeal!

Calling all East Cobb ladies! Get ready to Sip & Shop this Thursday, July 31, from 7-9pm at Zeal, 1255 Johnson Ferry Road. Food and drink specials and 1/2 off bottles of wine! LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor in […]


Cobb County Finance Department wins national award

Congratulations to the Cobb County Finance Department, which has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Hyland Software OnBase Solutions Expert Group Peer to Peer Award. The Going Paperless project has been led by Financial Management Analyst Stefani Balli and her team. Efficiencies and cost savings — in the short and long term — […]


EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Food Truck Tuesday

  Taylor-Brawner Park – Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays Come out and get some good eats with the best food trucks in Atlanta! Cost: Event FREE Time: 5PM-9PM Where: 3180 Atlanta Rd. Smyrna, GA For more info: Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email details to You could inspire our next field trip!


Join the East Cobb Friends and support CHOA

East Cobb Community Friends for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7pm. Meetings are in members’ homes and vary each month. The group works to benefit CHOA with fundraisers and service projects. For more about East Cobb Friends, call Suzanne Sstrickland at 770-992-2882 or email Patricia Laffaldano at […]