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Parents, property owners and tenants, the Social Host Ordinance (SHO) has been adopted by various counties and cities throughout Georgia. If you’re not sure what the SHO is then it’s time for you to meet Officer Joe! You’ll see him in the new EUDL videos from Cobb Alcohol Taskforce (Cobb AT).

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It’s an Egg-cellent week for everyone! Community Events April 18 – 24.

Easter eggs, Earth Day. the end of Passover and events for everyone! It’s another wonderful week 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 […]

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The Good Life Club Promotes Health and Well-being for Seniors

Join The Good Life Club, for people 50 and older, to benefit from social events, travel, classes, healthcare discount privileges and more. The Good Life Club (GLC), offered through WellStar Health System, is an organization for people 50 and older who want to learn how to live better, be healthier, and stay active. Their focus on wellness, health education, travel/social activities […]

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Sophia Academy becomes Catholic, adds to High School

In November, Archbishop Wilton Gregory conveyed that “It is with great happiness and gratitude that I express congratulations to Sophia Academy.  It is official that I recognize Sophia Academy as an independent school in the Archdiocese of Atlanta.” Sophia Academy’s High School was established in 2012. They will begin their first 11th grade this fall, 2014. […]

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Outdoor Burning Ends April 30

Until the end of April, limited yard debris including leaves, pine straw, and small limbs from growth on your property may be burned.  Burning for the purposes of land clearing using an air curtain destructor is also allowed by permit during this time period. During the burning period, fire officials may prohibit burning at times […]

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Nominate your favorite dad for EAST COBBER’s Father of the Year!

All EAST COBBER readers are encouraged to nominate a father who either lives or works in East Cobb County to be this year’s EAST COBBER Father Of The Year. In 200 words or less explain why this man should receive this honor. The Father Of The Year will appear on the front cover of the June/July edition of the EAST COBBER, participate in our annual Parade, and be eligible […]

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Atlanta firefighter, husband of Lassiter teacher, killed in New Orleans bike wreck

  On Friday afternoon, officials at Lassiter High School received the devastating news that the husband of one of their teachers, Kimberly Guinn, was involved in a tragic biking accident in New Orleans. Guinn is an English teacher at Lassiter and mom to seven year old triplet daughters. According to an email distributed to the Lassiter […]

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Taste of East Cobb is back!

Get your taste buds ready! Taste of East Cobb returns Saturday, May 3, 11am-5pm at The Fountains of Olde Town, 736 Johnson Ferry Road. Rain or shine! Tastes are $1-$5 each, cash, debit and credit cards accepted. In addition to delicious food, enjoy great shopping, live jazz and a silent auction, plus inflatables and face […]

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Cobb Government Offices to Close in Observance of Good Friday

Cobb County Government offices and facilities will be closed on Good Friday which is Friday, April 18. 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!

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Shop the weekend birthday sale at Back By Popular Demand Consignment!

Back By Popular Demand’s Marietta store is turning three this month and they are celebrating in a major way! For the first time ever, shop a huge three-day blowout Thursday, April 17 – Saturday, April 19. From open to close at both the Marietta and Lilburn stores, everything will be 20% off. That includes all those fabulous designer […]

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Chair: Sweeney and Promethean link is ‘conflict of interest’ with BoE

Cobb Board of Education members Kathleen Angelucci and Randy Scamihorn said Tuesday they want more information about fellow board member Scott Sweeney’s involvement with Promethean Ltd. and the company’s links to the school system’s foundation. Sweeney, in the middle of a tough re-election bid against fellow Republican Kevin Nicholas, informed the school board late last […]

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Open House at Women’s Premier Fitness

Women’s Premier Fitness will host an Open House event and one day membership sale on Tuesday, April 22. New clients will receive $0 down and the first 60 days FREE with a 12 month commitment when you present the ad above. Women’s Premier Fitness offers FREE childcare, 60 group fitness classes per week and affordable […]