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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/NWC/.

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Don’t You Just Love Cobb County?

I love Cobb County. We all have a lot of reasons to love Cobb County! That was the essence of my State of Cobb County address last month (which can be viewed on TV23: Video On Demand: Special Presentation) at the Cobb Chamber of Commerce. That’s because in Cobb, we have every right to feel very good about a number of accomplishments, from our rare, Triple-A rating (now […]


List your event with the EAST COBBER

  Do you have an upcoming event taking place? The editorial staff at EAST COBBER is happy to consider your event submission for our print publication and/or to post online. Send a brief description of the event along with the date, time and location to Entries must be received by the 15th of the […]


7th Annual Indoor Yard Sale To Benefit Mostly Mutts

Mostly Mutts is holding their 7th annual indoor yard sale at The Space Shop Self Storage, 3148 Johnson  Jerry Road, Marietta, GA 30062 during the weekends of March 6-7, March 13-14, and March 20-21. “Whether you donate, shop or both you are making a difference in a dog or cat’s life,” says Tammy Turley, Executive Director of Mostly Mutts. Items […]


Purchase tickets for the 14th Annual Hearing Children’s Voices Gala

14th Annual Hearing Children’s Voices Gala is Saturday, March 7. This year’s theme, The Wizard of  Cause, is a fitting testament of the courage, knowledge and heart we strive to provide our children as they travel their own yellow brick road down the safe path to hope and healing. Enjoy dinner, auction and entertainment while proceeds benefit SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center. […]


Local Church to Address Muslim Divide

Emerson Unitarian Universalist Congregation will host a special event titled, “Healing the Muslim – Non-Muslim Divide: A Friendly Faith Exchange,” on March 21 from 1 to 4 pm. Attendees can share their faith experiences in a supportive, safe, structured environment, to enjoy food from Muslim countries and to pray together for peace, healing and harmony among the peoples of the world. […]


Moving Sale this Weekend

Moving sale, 9am-3pm, Saturday, March 7, at 1427 Churchill Way, Marietta, GA 30062. Furniture, clothing, antiques, bedding, Lawn & Garden, Kitchen gadgets, records, some tools, and more. 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!


KSU’s Continuing Ed claims two national awards

KSU’s College of Continuing and Professional Education has been recognized by the University Professional & Continuing Education Association with two national awards. Karen Smith, the College’s manager of strategic initiatives, won the Adelle F. Robertson Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award. The award recognizes the leadership and contributions to the profession of an outstanding continuing professional […]


Celebrate National Pancake Day at IHOP in East Cobb!

  Celebrate National Pancake Day at IHOP in East Cobb on Tuesday, March 3, 2015! During National Pancake Day, the company’s largest philanthropic event of the year, more than 1,500 IHOP restaurants across the country will invite guests to enjoy a complimentary stack of IHOP’s signature delicious buttermilk pancakes from 7 am to 10 pm. […]


Greyhound Nation Celebration is March 7

  Don’t miss the Greyhound Nation Celebration, Luck ‘O the Greyhound, on Saturday, March 7, benefitting the Pope High School community and sponsored by the Pope High School Foundation. The evening begins at 6:30pm. Tickets begin at $30 per person. Luck ‘O the Greyhound will be held at Keegan’s, 4401 Shallowford Road, Roswell. More info: Please […]


East Cobb “Millionaire” Author Dies in Crash

  Reprinted from the AJC. Written by Ariel Hart / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The author of a blockbuster book series on the habits of millionaires was killed in a car crash Saturday afternoon near his home in Marietta, according to his family and Cobb County police. Thomas J. Stanley, who was 71, used research to […]


See Disney’s High School Musical, Jr. at Simpson Middle Wednesday

  Due to rescheduling from last week’s weather issues, Simpson Middle School Drama Club will present Disney’s High School Musical Jr, this Wednesday March 4 at 7pm. Tickets are only $8 adults and $5 students and teachers at the door. Be sure to purchase a rose or write fan mail to your favorite stars. Concessions available. […]