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We're throwing it back to 2010 this week! Enjoy the musical stylings of two-time National Championship Lassiter Band when they performed in the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Happy Thanksgiving East Cobbers!

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Tis the season for fa la la fun! Community Events November 28 – December 4.

Celebrate the holiday season and enjoy a week of family fun all around 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. 4pm. Admission: $10 […]

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Cobb Chamber Business After Hours at Wellstar

Cobb Chamber’s East Cobb Business Association will host Business After Hours at WellStar’s East Cobb Health Park on Thursday, December 4, 2014, 5:30-7:30pm. Cocktails and food will be provided. RSVP by December 1 to (470) 644-0300 or  events@wellstar.org. WellStar’s East Cobb Health Park is located at 3747 Roswell Road NE.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our […]

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A Prayer for Thanksgiving Day

O God, when I have food, help me to remember the hungry; When I have work, help me to remember the jobless; When I have a home, help me to remember those who have no home at all; When I am without pain, help me to remember those who suffer, And remembering, help me to […]

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County offices CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Cobb County Government offices will be closed Nov. 27-28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. All departments will resume normal operations on Monday, Dec. 1. Online services remain available 24 hours a day at cobbcounty.org.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor […]

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East Cobb Baseball Marlins selling Mistletoe to benefit Socks for Seniors

East Cobb Baseball 15u Marlins will be selling fresh mistletoe tied up in a red bow from now until Friday Dec 12. $5 for 1 or $20 for 5, for every 5 sold the team will donate a pair of socks to Socks for Seniors. Delivery available within the EAST COBB area.  Please contact: Laren […]

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Happy Thanksgiving, East Cobb! EAST COBBER wishes you a safe and happy holiday!

* The first Thanksgiving was celebrated by the pilgrims in the fall of 1621 after surviving a year in the new world. * To spur the struggling economy in 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt made Thanksgiving occur on the third Thursday of November, making the holiday shopping season longer. * It remained that way until 1941, when […]

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Meeting to share information on Braves’ SunTrust Park

Cobb County staff and Braves staff will host a public information meeting 3-7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9. There will be no formal presentation, so people may drop in any time during the allotted hours. The open house format will feature displays from the Atlanta Braves, Cobb Department of Public Safety, Cobb Department of Transportation and […]

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The Nutcracker starts this weekend

Tis the season for festival performances! Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance and The Roswell Dance Theatre will present The Nutcracker November 28 – December 7. Sugarplums will surely be dancing in your head as you witness over 300 cast members from the Tolbert Yilmaz School of Dance and The Roswell Dance Theatre in this annual […]

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Know your status: free HIV testing available Dec. 1

Cobb and Douglas Public Health staff will offer free rapid HIV testing and counseling Monday, Dec. 1, in support of World Aids Day. Testing will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marietta Public Health Center, 1650 County Services Parkway, Marietta, and the Douglasville Public Health Center, 6770 Selman Drive, Douglasville. The […]

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Share input to help shape Cobb’s transportation plan

Share your thoughts and opinions on the Cobb County Comprehensive Transportation Plan 2040 update at an open house 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4. Your input is needed on major transportation investments in Cobb including pedestrian and bicycle facilities, public transit, roadway capacity and upgrades, bridges, intelligent transportation systems, maintenance and programs and policies. The open […]

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Black Friday Shopping Tips from The Avenue

Know before you go – Research the Black Friday sales, make a list of gift priorities, compare prices and plan your day around store opening times. Have store ads as back-up on price differences. Gather your reward cards – Have reward cards with you, and check your credit card rewards program for special points that […]