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Coming in November: EAST COBBER Pet Guide!

Loyalty. Affection. Tenderness. Playfulness. Pets enrich our lives like nothing else. At EAST COBBER, we believe our one-of-a- kind companions deserve their own special section. That’s why every November issue, we publish the only pet care resource for East Cobb pet owners. For advertising information, call EAST COBBER: 770-640-7070.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign […]

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Best Friends Continue Support Through Breast Cancer Walk

Walking a path of hardships is always made easier with friends by our side. Christy Mire, a breast cancer survivor, says she couldn’t have made it through the many months of cancer treatment without her East Cobb friends. Now some of those same friends are joining her in October for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, produced by It’s The […]

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The Georgia Legislative Policy Forum is Friday

  Registration is open for the Fifth Annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum, a daylong event on Friday, September 19, that will bring national and state policy experts to the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel to discuss free-market solutions to Georgia’s challenges. The event will be held from 7:30am-3pm at Renaissance Atlanta Waverly, 2450 Galleria Parkway SE. The only forum […]

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Friday is Senior Day at the North Georgia State Fair

Calling all seniors 55 and older. Head to the North Georgia State Fair on Friday, September 19, for Senior Day at the Fair! Enjoy exhibits, entertainment, a cake walk and more. Plus FREE parking and entrance at the Main Gate. The North Georgia State Fair will be held at Jim R. Miller Park, Callaway Road in Marietta. […]

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Cobb County School District Names Teachers of the Year For Elementary, Middle & High

In three separate surprise presentations at their respective schools on July 28, Superintendent Chris Ragsdale named the school district’s three academic level Teachers of the Year. They are Beth Knight of Hendricks Elementary School, Rick Parker of Daniell Middle School and Tyler Gwynn of Allatoona High School. On the first day of pre-planning, Mr. Ragsdale surprised the teachers by naming them academic level Teachers of the Year […]

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Fall for Fun! Community Events September 19 – 25.

Fall officially begins on Tuesday but the fun keeps going 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 […]

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Walton Grad Creates Babysitting Biz

Since becoming a swim instructor and camp counselor, Walton School grad Ashkon Ashjazadeh discovered how much he enjoyed working with children. Ash is now available to care for children! Local, energetic, and uplifting, Ash aims to be the most positively influential sitter for all the children he cares for. Activities like sports, reading , puzzles, […]

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Rise Up! Clubs Bring Biblical Principles to Children

Marshmallows flying through the air, dads dressed up in ridiculous costumes, and kids playing Minute-To Win-It games are typical sights at a new character education program sweeping across East Cobb. Rise Up! started in 2012 when a few Timber  Ridge families gathered in a backyard to bring Biblical principles to children in a culturally relevant and funfilled way. Founded by Jenny Krueger, […]

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College Credit Now Summit coming to Kell High School

Cobb students are invited to attend College Credit Now Summits to learn about opportunities available to earn college credit while enrolled in high school, as well as receiving 100% paid tuition. Representatives will be available from colleges and the Department of Education to provide information. The next summit is scheduled for Tuesday, September 23, at […]

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Edward-Johns showcasing award-winning jewelry

Shop Edward-Johns in Woodlawn Square and see their award winning styles!   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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FREE Admission through Museum Day Live

Bartow History Museum and Booth Western Art Museum will open their doors free of charge on Saturday, September 27, 2014, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution. Inclusive […]