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Mt. Bethel Elementary students participated in the Read-a-Thon!

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Keep Cobb Beautiful and give back

  On Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon, Piedmont Church will host Keep Cobb Beautiful’s free document shredding and shoe collection event. Household documents will be securely shredded on site at no cost. Gently-worn shoes will be collected and donated to people in need. Please bind or tape shoes in pairs. Only paper products will be […]


Noonday Creek Trail ribbon-cutting is September 3

  The community is invited to the Noonday Creek Trail ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3.Celebrate the linking of Town Center west to Alabama and south to Atlanta. A tent for the occasion will be visible along the north side of Town Center at Cobb Mall. Parking will be available in the mall’s parking lot. For more […]


Battle and Brew moving to Sandy Springs

  OTP game bar Battle & Brew closed over the weekend in Marietta and is moving to a new location in Sandy Springs. First opened in 2005, Battle & Brew offers a wide selection food, beer and cocktails, and video games across several consoles. No word yet on a grand reopening date. Have info on […]


Brumby Elementary Named School of Excellence by National PTA

Brumby Elementary and King Springs Elementary schools have been named 2014-2016 Schools of Excellence by the National PTA. Both schools were recognized for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships, and were among just 170 schools nationwide to receive the two-year designation. Both Brumby Principal Amanda Richie and King Springs Principal Linda Keeney were thrilled […]


Local 5th Graders will receive copies of U.S. Constitution to honor Constitution Day

Constitution Day was established to encourage communities to conduct programs that assist community members in reflecting on the importance of active citizenship, recognizing the enduring strength of our Constitution and reaffirming our commitment to the rights and obligations of citizenship in our great nation. The US Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. In recognition […]


County offices closed for holiday

All Cobb County Government offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.   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!


Shop the Labor Day Sale at Ivy Lane

Shop the Labor Day weekend Sale at Ivy Lane for 25% off all full priced items, excluding clearance items. Sale not  valid on purchases of gift certificates. Ends Monday, September 1. Plus, shop 25% off on Gameday gear! Visit Ivy Lane at 3605 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 185, in the Publix Shopping Center.  


A Collect for Labor Day

Almighty God, who hast so linked our lives one with another that all we do affects, for good or ill, all other lives: So guide us in the work we do, that we may do it not for self alone, but for the common good; and, as we seek a proper return for our own […]


East Cobb Crime Trends: Theft of Landscape Equipment on the Rise

Cobb County Police have had three reports in the past week involving the theft of landscape equipment from landscaping companies parked on the roadway while servicing yards.  One occurred off Allgood Rd on August 22, another on Hidden Lake Ct. on August 22 and an attempt off Oak Lane west of Johnson Ferry Rd on August […]


“Welcome Back” Party for Authors Charles Martin & Lisa Patton at Book Exchange

On Monday, September 8 at 6:30pm, celebrate the return of popular authors Charles Martin and Lisa Patton who will discuss and sign their latest releases at Book Exchange. Charles Martin is the NY Times bestselling author of ten books, including his September 2 release, A LIFE INTERCEPTED. Library Journal describes it as “a beautiful story of […]


Sewell Park re-opens Sept. 6 just in time for East Marietta National Little League’s Opening Day!

Attend the Grand Re-opening of Sewell Park and kick off the Fall season for East Marietta National Little League on Saturday, September 6, 9am-3pm.  Enjoy activities galore including a bounce house, dunk tank, home run derby, swimming, Kona Ice, food vendors, a raffle and more! Don’t forget your bathing suit to swim in the newly renovated […]