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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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Gardeners’ Night Out @ Mountain View Library

Cobb Extension staff member and Master Gardener Amy Whitney will lead the Gardeners’ Night Out program on Getting Ready for the Spring Vegetable Garden at Mountain View Regional Library in East Cobb on Tuesday, March 10, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Presented by Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, the program is free. Registration is requested […]


Tritt Elementary presents Fiddler on the Roof Jr.

Tritt Elementary will present Fiddler on the Roof Jr. at Hightower Trail Middle School on March 13 and 14. Showtimes 7pm 3/13 and 3pm and 7pm 3/14. For info contact: 678-473-9366. Tickets available online at,_Jr..html.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor […]


Celebrate Dr. Seuss @ your Cobb Libraries

Dr. Seuss will be celebrated with more than a dozen programs at Cobb libraries scheduled for Monday, March 2; Tuesday, March 3 and Wednesday, March 4. Here’s the fun-filled lineup: Babies Books & Songs!: Dr. Seuss on the Loose!, a story time program at Acworth Library on Monday at 10:15 a.m. Pop-In Storytime for Preschool – […]


Fancy Feline To The Rescue

  On the first and last Saturdays and Sundays of each month, Fancy Feline Rescue of the South conducts cat adoptions at Petsmart, 860 Cobb Place Boulevard in Kennesaw (Saturdays:11am-4pm; and, Sundays: 1-4pm). The non-profit is no-kill, free-roam cat adoption and rescue organization for cats that are homeless, abused or no longer wanted. Their loving fancy felines are looking for their […]


AARP Tax Prep Assistance

Volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide Program for free tax assistance and preparation services designed for the low- and moderate-income taxpayers will be at various Cobb library locations starting in February. AARP membership is NOT required. This service is available to everyone regardless of age. Special assistance is given to those 60 and older. For information […]


KSU offers Spring Break camps with Extended Care

KSU’s College of Continuing and Professional Education is set to offer new Spring Break Camps for youngsters between fourth and 12th grade. Four different camps will be held at KSU Center (3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw) during the week of April 6-10 from 9 to 3 p.m. App Game Design (7-12 grade) teaches students how to […]


Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate will begin accepting reservations on March 2

  Biltmore’s newest lodging offering – Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate – will begin accepting reservations starting March 2, 2015, for stays beginning in late 2015. Village Hotel joins the Inn on Biltmore Estate to provide a range of options for guests who want to stay overnight on the estate. Village Hotel will be centrally […]


East Cobb Area Council is March 5

The  153rd Session is well underway for the Georgia General Assembly. On Thursday, March 5, from 7:30-9am, expert, Jane Hayse with the Atlanta Regional Commission, will be able to help you get the facts straight and update you on how this legislative session will affect you as a resident of East Cobb. Event will be held at Indian […]


Apply for the 9th District PTA Scholarship

The 9th District of the Georgia PTA has created a Scholarship Fund which will award several $200 scholarships to students of ALL ages within Cobb County to help further student success. These scholarships could help bridge the gap for students who need tutoring, provide funding for enrichment activities or camps, or provide support with textbooks and […]


Check out IndieFlix at Cobb Libraries

IndieFlix, a leading independent online film streaming service, is now available for Cobb County library cardholders. The free streaming video service gives library patrons access from anywhere with high-speed Internet service to the IndieFlix collection of thousands of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from throughout the world. Library patrons can access IndieFlix on desktops, […]


Mix of drugs and driving lead local mother to prison

Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Marietta woman has been sent to prison after being convicted of possessing heroin and crashing her vehicle. Andrea Nicole Bolton, 32, was driving a black Chevrolet C1500 with two passengers, including her young daughter, on the evening of April 1, 2013, on South Cobb Drive near Barclay […]