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June 6th Craft & Vendor Show Headlines Fundraiser for Cancer-Stricken Infant

  Earlier this year, a specialist at Emory looked at the new parents and told them, “he has cancer” – three words that changed the East Cobb County family’s life. At three months old, Baby Whit was diagnosed with trilateral retinoblastoma. He has been undergoing aggressive chemo and is fighting to be included in the […]


Upcoming workshops to cover composting and canning

  Cobb Cooperative Extension Service staff will host a “Compost How-to” workshop 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, at 678 South Cobb Drive, Suite 200, Marietta. Participants will learn the benefits and how to make compost for use in their home landscapes. The class will be presented by Neil Tarver, horticulture agent, as part of the […]


Attention East Cobb Commuters: Portion of Riverside Drive to close for construction

  Sandy Springs city officials plan to close Riverside Drive south of Johnson Ferry Road to through traffic from May 26 through mid-to-late August, said Sharon Kraun, city communications director. Workers will realign the sharp curve on Riverside Drive to improve the road shoulder south of Johnson Ferry Road. The project includes roadway construction and […]


EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Take a dip!

  Roswell – Roswell Area Pool. Spend the day at the community pool with for a great price! This 50-meter Olympic size pool has 8 lap lanes, diving well with two spring boards and a children’s wading pool with a mushroom waterfall. A concession stand is available for your convenience. The pool is open from […]


EAST COBBER’s 2015 Summer Day Camp Guide – all you need for a summer of fun!

School’s Out! Camps are in! Whether they launch into the future with 3D printing and app creations, try their hand at cooking, or travel in time to old-fashioned summer fun, there are plenty of summer camps to capture your child’s imagination. Published in our May issue, the EAST COBBER’s Summer Camps list is packed with […]


RSVP by Friday for business town hall

  Cobb’s Office of Finance and Economic Development and District Four Commissioner Lisa Cupid will host a Business Town Hall meeting 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, June 2, at South Cobb Government Center, 4700 Austell Road, Mableton. During the meeting, participants will have an opportunity to learn more about county business resources, business licenses, how to do […]


Ceremony to celebrate new water park in south Cobb

A ribbon cutting ceremony for Cobb’s newest water park attraction will be held 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 28. The water park at Wildhorse Creek Park is located at 3820 Macedonia Road, Powder Springs, and has four unique areas. The activity pool is 4 feet deep and will have an in-water seating area and two basketball […]


Teen Program: Book Art

    Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to make art using book pages in this creative program on June 2, 3:30-5pm. Attendance is FREE but space is limited. Registration is required. Please call 770-509-2730 to register. All supplies will be provided. Program provided through the Cobb County Library System. Workshop held at East Cobb Library, 4880 […]


Tips to keep your family safe in the pool

  Memorial Day signals the start of summer and also marks the opening of community, neighborhood and backyard swimming pools in East Cobb. Drownings can happen any time of the year but parents and caregivers need to be particularly vigilant during warmer months, when the number of drownings skyrockets. The majority of pool-related incidents occur […]


Husband in murder-for-hire scheme will be deported

  Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Kennesaw resident who tried to hire a man to kill his wife pled guilty and will be deported. Amin Zariwala, 27, of Kennesaw, pleaded guilty to a single count of criminal solicitation. According to investigators, on Nov. 7, 2014, Mr. Zariwala solicited a man he […]


‘Party under the bridge’ to celebrate trail grand opening

  Join Cumberland Community Improvement District staff and partners for the grand opening of Akers Mill Trail East 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, May 30, at the intersection of Powers Ferry Road and Akers Mill Road. The community block party under the Interstate 285 bridge will celebrate the opening of this new segment of multi-use trail […]