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More than 50% of Mt. Bethel Elementary's students participated in the 2015 Walk to School Day event earlier this year - even in the snow! Way to go students and families! 2015 Walk to School Day from Mt. Bethel on Vimeo.

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We Have a Winner! *Facebook Friday Freebie*

  Is everyone ready for our favorite time of the week? That’s right- it’s time to announce this week’s Facebook Friday Freebie winner! The Lucky East Cobber who wins a $50 Gift Certificate to Rhea Lana’s Premiere Consignment Event is….. Sharon Hudson!!!! Congrats Sharon!! Please email to claim your awesome freebie!! Didn’t win? Don’t […]


Share your input for Cobb 2040 – Vision for a New Era

The Cobb 2040 Plan Development document is a framework that will guide the plan development team, stakeholders and residents in the creation of the Cobb 2040 Comprehensive Plan. A draft of the document is posted online at under the Community Development Agency Web page for public inspection. Any comments, suggestions or ideas that could make […]


Cobb Republicans host annual egg hunt

The Cobb County Republican Party will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, at Laurel Park, 151 Manning Rd SW, Marietta. The Easter egg hunts begin at 11am and end at 11:30am. There will be two: one for 3-4 year olds and one for 5-9 year olds. Refreshments will follow. Enjoy cookies, lemonade and […]


Looking for a furry family member? Cat adoptions at Fancy Feline Rescue.

  Fancy Feline Rescue of the South conducts cat adoptions at Petsmart, 860 Cobb Place Blvd., Kennesaw, Saturday’s 11am-4pm and Sunday’s 1-4pm. Fancy Feline Rescue of the South is a no-kill, free-roam cat adoption and rescue organization for cats that are homeless, abused or no longer wanted. Loving fancy felines are looking for their forever homes. […]


Walton Band Metal/Electronics/Paint Recycling and Garage Sale is Saturday

The Walton Band will be collecting electronics, appliances, metal, and old paint for recycling this Saturday, March 28. Suggested donation $10/car with additional charges of $20/tv, $15/computer monitor, $2/under one gallon of paint, $3/1 gallon, $5/2 gallons,$10/5 gallons of paint. Metal/electronics/paint recycling will be available in Lot D from 9am-3pm. Garage sale is in both gyms from […]


Tax Day is near! AARP Tax-Aide Offers Free Tax Help to Cobb County Residents

AARP Tax-Aide is set to begin another year of providing free assistance to low- and moderate income individuals and families in filling out income tax returns. There is no income limitation and the service is available to everyone. Although AARP’s general mission focuses on people age 50 and older, the tax assistance program is for all ages. Those helped last year […]


Addison Elementary Gator Gallop is this weekend

Support the Addison Foundation and register for the 1st Annual 5K/Fun Run at Addison Elementary.  Learn more about the Addison Foundation at Registration and details at Addison Elementary is a Cobb County School located at 3055 Ebenezer Road, Marietta, GA 30066 in East Cobb. The 2015 5K Race and Fun Run is open all students, […]

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Chestnut Ridge Christian Church invites you to remember why Good Friday matters

  We all know what to expect on Easter Sunday – joyful songs, a celebration of life. But before that joyful celebration, Christians remember more somber moments. On Good Friday we remember the events leading to Jesus’ death: his suffering, his betrayal, his condemnation, his death, his burial. Chestnut Ridge Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) […]

*Facebook Friday Freebie! Enter to Win a $50 Gift Certificate to Shop at Rhea Lana’s Premier Children’s Consignment Event March 29 – April 2!

Let’s face it, shopping for your kids can get expensive! Especially if you have more than one! But do not fear…the EAST COBBER is here and we are teaming up with Rhea Lana’s Premier Children’s Consignment this week to give you a little shopping money so you and your kids can shop without fear! For […]


Don’t miss Healthy Kids Day at the Y

On Sunday, March 29th from 1:30 – 4 p.m., the McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA’s Easter Egg Hunt & Healthy Kids Day is the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, and […]


In case you missed it: A round-up of East Cobb-area Easter Egg Hunts

The Easter egg hunt is a combination of Christian and spring celebrations and is a popular tradition throughout the United States, and especially East Cobb County. Be sure to bring your Easter basket to collect the eggs. Here’s a short list of some local egg hunts for you to enjoy.   March 27: 6:30pm Laurel Park 151 […]