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East Cobb Middle School Superhero 5K is May 9

Calling all superheros! The East Cobb Middle School Superhero 5K will be held Saturday May 9th at East Cobb Middle School, 380 Holt Road NE. Registration starts at 8am, race starts at 9am. There will be prizes for winners of the race and for winners of the drawing at 11am. There will also be food, ice cream, jumpy […]


Meeting to discuss future growth around Powers Ferry Road

  Cobb County staff is in the process of updating the Powers Ferry Road Master Plan, which was adopted in 2010. A public meeting will be held 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 11, at Brumby Elementary School, 1306 Powers Ferry Road in East Cobb. This mid-to-long range plan seeks to accommodate future growth and improve the […]


RSVP for business seminar this week

  Cobb County needs quality vendors ready to provide the best value to our community. In 2013, more than 16,000 small business transactions were awarded, totaling more than $9 million. More than 12,000 large business transactions were also awarded, totaling more than $126 million. To find out how your business can get in on the […]


“Life-Savers, Heroes, Miracle Workers…”

  “Life-savers, heroes, miracle workers…” that’s how two Pope High School students are being described after pulling two people from dangerous water on a recent vacation to Rosemary Beach, Florida. Lucas O’Reilly and Jesse Adams and their Pope High School friends happened to be on the beach at the same time as the Russell family […]


Karen White celebrating new book at Bookmiser

Join New York Times bestselling author Karen White in a celebration of her new book “The Sound of Glass” on Wednesday, May 13, 7-8:30 pm at Bookmiser-Roswell at the intersection of Sandy Plains and Highway 92.  According to, “White…keeps those pages turning, so much so that the book can-and should be-finished in one afternoon, interrupted only by a glass […]


St. Ann’s to Sponsor Town Hall on WellStar -Emory Healthcare Merger

  WellStar and Emory Healthcare are exploring a possible merger between their healthcare systems. Understandably, this may result in concerns and/or questions such as, “How might this affect me personally?”, “How might this impact my family’s medical care and established medical providers?”, “Will this affect my hospital of choice and other treatment locations?” Those involved […]

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Should your pet be our Pet of the Month?

Fill out the information on your pet and send it to: EAST COBBER, P.O. Box 680445, Marietta, GA 30068 Please include a picture with your entry. Or email description and a jpg to: Pet’s Name: Animal/Breed: Age & Gender: Favorite Food: Favorite Person: Best Trick: Turn Ons: Turn Offs: Favorite Toy: Last Seen: What makes […]


Reminder: Outdoor Burning Ended April 30

Just a reminder that the outdoor burning ban for the summer began May 1 in Cobb County.  Fron October 1 – April 30 each year, limited yard debris including leaves, pine straw and small limbs from growth on your property may be burned. Burning for the purposes of land clearing using an air curtain destructor […]


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High school students, Donald Trump help 88-year-old become Miss USA

  A local 88-year old woman was named an official honorary Miss USA, given her sash and crown and congratulated by Donald Trump thanks to some hard-working high school students. Members of the community honored and crowned Helen Warren as the first-ever Ms. Second Wind Dreams. The surprise crowning took place at Sunrise at East […]

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Taste of East Cobb was a sweet, savory day for all!

  East Cobb foodies sampled local flavors from area restaurants at Saturday’s Taste of East Cobb. Held at The Fountains of Olde Towne, 736 Johnson Ferry Road, Taste of East Cobb is a favorite annual event that offers the community a chance to enjoy an array of savory and sweet treats, live entertainment and more. […]