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Join the East Cobb Friends and support CHOA

East Cobb Community Friends for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7pm. Meetings are in members’ homes and vary each month. The group works to benefit CHOA with fundraisers and service projects. For more about East Cobb Friends, call Suzanne Sstrickland at 770-992-2882 or email Patricia Laffaldano at […]

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Georgia Parkinson’s Association meets monthly

The Parkinson’s Support Group meets the third Saturday of each month at 1pm at Northside Hospital Cherokee Education Building, 130-B Oakside Court in Canton. For more information, contact James Trussell at 706-413-3264 or james@gaparkinsons.org.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a […]

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Cobb & Cherokee Emergency Vet Clinics: When every second counts

When every second counts for your pet, visit Cobb and Cherokee Emergency Veterinary Clinics. Two locations: 630 Cobb Parkway North and 7800 Highway 92. Visit www.cobbevc.com 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!

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Adopt-A-Stream Bacteria Monitoring Workshop

The Bacterial Monitoring Workshop will teach volunteers how to monitor E. coli levels in their streams. E. coli is an indicator organism that is often used to assess water quality. Monitoring levels of E. coli can help identify possible sources of pollution. This workshop will focus on proper collection of a water sample, transfer of […]

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Food Trucks return TONIGHT

The Food Trucks return to Paper Mill Village on Monday, July 28, from 5-8pm. Enjoy street food and live music. Paper Mill Village is located at 255 Village Parkway in East Cobb.   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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Making walking safer: New sidewalks on Ebenezer Road to improve connectivity near elementary school

  Students who walk to class at Addison Elementary School in Marietta will soon have a safer commute thanks to SPLOST-funded sidewalks. Commissioners voted this week to approve a $1.1 million contract for the construction of sidewalks along Ebenezer Road, which connects Sandy Plains and Blackwell roads. Commissioner JoAnn Birrell, who represents the northeast Cobb […]

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A Christian Devotion

Acts 2:44-47 All who believed were together and had all things in common; they would sell their possessions and goods and distribute the proceeds to all, as any had need. Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their food with glad and generous […]

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US Senate nominee David Perdue to Speak at August 2 Cobb County Republican Party Breakfast

US Senate nominee David Perdue will speak at the August 2014 Breakfast for the Cobb County Republican Party on Saturday, August 2, from 8:15 to 10am at the Cobb County Republican Party headquarters, 799 Roswell St, Marietta. The breakfast buffet opens at 8:15, and the program begins at 8:45. Admission is $10 per person.  There is no extra charge for breakfast or coffee. […]

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

Marietta Fire Museum The Marietta Fire Museum has many items on display used by the Marietta Fire Department. Come down to beat the heat with the history of our heroes. Cost: FREE Time: Open 8AM-5PM Where: 112 Haynes St. Marietta, GA For more info: http://www.mariettaga.gov/city/fire/museum Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email details to cynthia@eastcobber.com. […]

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Kell alum Williams races to junior world championship

EUGENE, Ore. — Kendell Williams won the 100-meters hurdles Sunday on the final day of the IAAF junior world championships at Hayward Field. Williams, the former Kell High School star, ran the race in a meet-record 12.89 seconds. Fellow American Dior Hall was second at 12.92, breaking the U.S. high school record set in 1989. […]

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Aaachoo! Asthma and Allergy Care on the go.

  Summer vacation. It conjures up visions of relaxation, sports, sunny days, perhaps sand and water or woodlands. For individuals and families with asthma and allergies though, it means extra thought and preparation before “the good times roll.” As we head full tilt into summer, here is a list of some common sense—but commonly missed—suggestions […]