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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: PDK!

  Peachtree Dekalb Airport Park – Play on airplane themed playgrounds and watch planes land and take off. Pack lunch and have a picnic in the gazebo! Cost: Free Time: All day Where: 2000 Airport Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 For More Info:   Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email details to […]


East Cobb Restaurant Health Inspections: Who made the grade?

East Cobbers love to eat out, there’s no arguing that. And judging from these scores, there’s no shortage of great options for whatever your family is craving. Did your favorite restaurant make the grade? Click “Chime In” to comment on our Facebook page. We’d love to hear from you!


Walton District Home for Sale

3891 Streamside Drive, off Paper Mill Road. Seven bedrooms, 5.5 baths, $997,000. Call Lee Ann Sherry at 770-815-5299 for more information.   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!


Sterling Estates offers a lifestyle to look forward to for East Cobb seniors

Sterling Estates assisted and independent living community offers seniors a lifestyle to look forward to. Call 678-946-4454 or visit them online at for more information. Sterling Estates is located at 4220 Lower Roswell Road in East Cobb. The property is locally developed, owned and managed.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! […]


One Team. One Goal. Student Success.

  In his first opportunity to appear before about 600 principals and other administrators since being appointed interim superintendent, Chris Ragsdale unveiled his slogan for the coming year: “One Team. One Goal. Student Success.” The Cobb educators gathered at Kennesaw Mountain High School on Tuesday as part of the leadership kickoff for the new school […]


Should your pet be our pet of the month?

Fill out the information on your pet and send it to: EAST COBBER, P.O. Box 680445, Marietta, GA 30068 Please include a picture with your entry. Or email description and a jpg to: Pet’s Name: Animal/Breed: Age & Gender: Favorite Food: Favorite Person: Best Trick: Turn Ons: Turn Offs: Favorite Toy: Last Seen: What makes […]


‘Power Up Your Marriage’ – FREE course for couples

Power Up Your Marriage is an exciting 15-week course designed to help couples move toward building a stronger relationship. The class will explore topics such as: conflict resolution, enhancing communication, improving emotional connectedness, developing genuine friendship, and much more. The course is also open to couples planning on getting married. The course is led by […]


Six Flags Over Georgia to Hire Hundreds for Largest Fright Fest in Park History

  Six Flags Over Georgia is preparing to hire hundreds of ‘scare actors’ for the largest Fright Fest presented by SNICKERS® Halloween event in the park’s history. The park is looking to hire approximately 400 Fright Fest team members, which is more than double the number of employees hired in 2013. Six Flags Over Georgia […]


EAST COBBER Frugal Fun Mom Family Field Trips: July 26- August 1

  Frugal family field trips are in full swing this week. We’ve got a full schedule of events for you and your little ones. No one brings you the best in (free!) trips for the family like we do! Don’t miss a day of the action.   Saturday, July 26 Morgan Falls Dam & Powers […]


Sunshine and summertime! Community Events July 25 – 31.

  Celebrate the summer with fun, family-friendly activities all week long! 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 adults/ $7 seniors/ $6 […]


SPLOST passes 4-1; Special tax headed to November ballot, voters

  Tuesday’s runoff elections set up several choices for voters on November’s ballot, and the Cobb Board of Commissioners added one more Tuesday night: a potential one percent special sales tax. Commissioners voted 4-1, with Bob Ott opposed, to put a six-year special purpose local option sales tax before voters in November. Several changes were […]