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Recently the Neighborhood Safety Commission conducted a panel discussion on Gang Activity in Cobb in the Board of Commissioners hearing room at 100 Cherokee Street, Bldg A, Marietta 30090. The panel members were Cobb Assistant District Attorney Mike Carlson; Cobb County Police Sgt. Tim Plunkett; Leslie Walker, recreation coordinator and facility manager for the Six Flags Community Center.

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Tickets available for Fall Atlanta Balalaika Society concert

The Atlanta Balalaika Society will present a concert of music, dance, and song from Slavic lands on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell, GA 30075. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling (404) 292-7176, with a credit card at www.atlantabalalaika.com, beginning October 1, 2014, […]

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Frameworks Gallery Celebrates 40 Years in East Cobb

It’s clear the custom framing business that sisters Diane Spencer and Sunny Walker started in their basement 40 years ago can no longer be considered a hobby. As their business grew from the Parkaire to Merchants Walk to Woodlawn Point shopping  centers, they finally settled in at their current location in Woodlawn Square 12 years ago. Also, as their interest and […]

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Cobb officials: No need to panic over Texas Ebola case

  Although federal officials confirmed the first case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the U.S. on Tuesday, local officials say there is no need to panic in Cobb. Dr. Dan Stephens, chairman of Cobb and Douglas Public Health, said the nature of the virus means it is not a danger to the public, as […]

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Register your kids for Fall Volleyball programs at Cobb Atlanta Juniors

Cobb Atlanta Juniors six week programs introduce volleyball to young boys and girls in a fun and safe environment.  During each session participants will develop fundamental volleyball skills while also learning teamwork, motor skills, and sportsmanship. Volley- Tots (K-2nd grade) and Volley Kids (3rd-5th grade ) are offered on Thursdays, October 16 – November 20, 4-5:15pm […]

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We have a WITW Winner!

Congratulations to Tom Kerber, today’s WITW winner! Tom was the first person to correctly identify today’s photo as Oak Creek Stables. Submit your guess as a comment below or on our FACEBOOK PAGE. Be the first person with the correct answer and win an I HEART EAST COBB t-shirt! Good luck! CLICK to visit the EASTCOBBER.com […]

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Bubba D’s Dawgs opens in East Cobb

Hot Dogs! Get your Hot Dogs! You can get your hot dogs and more at Bubba D’s Dawgs. Bubba D’s hot dogs carts are located throughout the metro Atlanta area. Owners Bubba and Jane Dukes have chosen East Cobb (located in a strip shopping center at 2520 E. Piedmont Road) to offer their Bubba D’s Dawgs in a restaurant setting. This Southern hot dog joint provides their  customers with an affordable and […]

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Celebrate Oktoberfest at Holy Trinity

Join the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 2922 Sandy Plains Rd from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4 for the 6th Annual Oktoberfest. Enjoy BINGO, a horseshoe tournament, pony rides, music and more. Admission is $4 for an adult and $2 for a child or canned food donations to benefit MUST Ministries Food Pantry. Visit […]

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Mental Attitude: Gardens Can Calm People with Dementia

A review of 17 previous studies has found that gardening tasks — such as watering plants or sitting or strolling in a garden — can help sooth anxiety in some dementia patients. Experts say the findings are encouraging, and ongoing research into the potential calming power of outdoor space continues… (Source: HealthQuest Chiropractic via Journal […]

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Senior bridge tourney raises money for Meals on Wheels

On September 18, the Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County presented a countywide bridge tournament to benefit the Cobb County Meals on Wheels program. One-hundred bridge players gathered from around the county at the Windy Hill Community Center. More than 30 local businesses including WellStar Health System, Delmar Gardens Assisted Living, Georgia Funeral Home and […]

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Walton’s Fall Orchestra Concert is Wednesday

The Walton High School Orchestra invites the community to the 2014 WHS Fall Symphony Orchestra Concert on Wednesday, October 1 at 8pm at the Lassiter High School Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta, GA 30066.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor in […]

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Make plans to attend the 7th Annual Girls’ Night Out presented by Women of Hope

  10 Women of Hope presents its 7th Annual Girls’ Night Out on Oct. 16 from 5 until 8 p.m. at The Brickyard at Marietta Station in Marietta. The nonprofit organization helps single moms who are experiencing an essential financial emergency. The special evening features favorite retailers and artists, providing unique shopping opportunities and experiences, […]