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Security cameras will play a big role in keeping students safe at all of Cobb County's elementary and middle schools.

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BoC OKs Northside development

  Out with the old and in with the new.This week, the Cobb Board of Commissioners gave Northside Hospital its approval to move forward with a medical office facility it plans to build in east Cobb. The proposed four-story, 80,000-square-foot building, which will be constructed at the corner of Olde Towne Parkway and Johnson Ferry Road, […]

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Cobb County Police Homicide Investigation Continues

The Cobb County Police Department released the following updates to a Homicide Investigation that occurred on January 27, 2014, at approximately 6:39pm in Zone 4. The Cobb County Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons Unit is investigating an apparent homicide, which was discovered inside a residence at 2808 Gracewood Drive in Marietta, Georgia. According to investigators, uniform […]

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Digital Insurance’s 6th Annual DI Dash 5K and 1K Fun Run

Digital Insurance’s 6th Annual DI Dash 5K and 1K Fun Run benefitting Children’s Healthcare is Saturday, August 23. This is a certified Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Registration & check-in starts at 6:30am. 5K starts at 7:30am. 1K starts at 8:30am. $25 by August 13. $30 after. $40 on race day. Starts at Marietta Square, 50 […]

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See The Sock Hops in concert and support Sprayberry Football Fieldhouse

From The Four Seasons to The Four Tops, from The Temptations to The Tokens, The Sock Hops specialize in the four-part harmonies of all your favorites from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. See The Sock Hops in concert on Saturday, August 23rd, 7pm at Sprayberry Auditorium. Doors open at 6pm and tickets are $20. All proceeds […]

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Cobb ACT results improve

Cobb and Marietta City high school students averaged a better score on the ACT than the state and national averages.However, only Cobb improved scores since last year, according to test results released by the districts on Wednesday.Cobb’s average composite score rose one-tenth of a point to 22.2 in 2014, while Marietta’s average score went down […]

*Facebook Friday Freebie! Enter to Win 4 Tickets to Noshfest’s Saturday Night Kickoff Show -“Mystery Dessert Theatre: An Evening of Desserts, Drama, and Drinks”.

Ready to NOSH your heart out to desserts, drinks, and drama?? For this week’s Facebook Friday Freebie, we are giving away 4 tickets to Noshfest’s Saturday Night Kickoff Show “Mystery Dessert Theatre: An evening of Desserts, Drama and Drinks” on August 30th. Enter to Win 4 Tickets to Noshfest’s Saturday Night Kickoff Show -“Mystery Dessert […]

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Feel Right at Home at Chicken Salad Chick

With its meager beginnings in the family kitchen, East Cobb’s new Chicken Salad Chick maintains that homespun atmosphere of entering someone’s dining room. Local Marietta landmarks grace the walls, and friendly faces greet you with a “come sit a while” manner. Franchise owner and operator of the East Cobb location, Kay Lynne Mitchell is the aunt of the original Chicken Salad Chick, Stacy  Brown. In 2007 Stacy set out on […]

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Nominations for 2014 East Cobb Citizen of the Year Award Sought

Do you know an individual who is continually working behind the scenes to enhance East Cobb County and help ensure that it is a  special place to live? If you do, the Cobb Chamber of Commerce is seeking the names of community members who, over the years, have given their time to serve the community and have helped to make East […]

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MBCA schedules Fall Open House

Meet the MBCA Head of School, Jim Callis, explore classrooms and learn more about Mt. Bethel Christian Academy at the first Open House for the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, November 13 at 10 a.m. The Academy now offers bus transportation to Smyrna, MBCA’s Upper School and Dunwoody/Sandy Springs. Plan now to attend to learn more about MBCA’s […]

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Pope Band sponsors recycling day

Band Recycling Day will be held at Pope on Saturday, September 6 from 9am-4pm for metal, electronics, paint and paper shredding. A $10 minimum donation is required for unlimited electronics and metal. Additional fees apply for TV and CRT monitors, paint and paper shredding. Pick up available within 10 miles of Pope High School for […]

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Keep cool when the calendar’s full! Community Events August 22 – 28.

Consignment sales, concerts, theater productions and more, it’s another week of sizzling summer fun this week in East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calendar HERE. Every Tuesday and Saturday, Feeding Time at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join a naturalist for an in-depth look at one of their resident animals as they are being fed. […]