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Parents, property owners and tenants, the Social Host Ordinance (SHO) has been adopted by various counties and cities throughout Georgia. If you’re not sure what the SHO is then it’s time for you to meet Officer Joe! You’ll see him in the new EUDL videos from Cobb Alcohol Taskforce (Cobb AT).

Featured Stories

We Have a Winner!*Facebook Friday Freebie*

Is everyone ready for our fav time of the week? That’s right- it’s time to announce this week’s Facebook Freebie winner! The winner of the $25 gift certificate to The Queen’s Pantry is….Cindy Walker Winans! Cindy,  please email sam@thequeenspantry.com  to claim your fantastic freebie! Congrats! Didn’t win? Don’t despair! EAST COBBER brings you wonderful ways to […]

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East Cobb Civic Association’s new president has big plans

  An association that has shaped east Cobb for more than 30 years says the group’s future advisory role is more about the details of small projects, not broad changes to the well-established area. Still, critics of the East Cobb Civic Association, which formed in 1982, say the group has met with government officials and […]

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East Cobber Published in Visual Arts Research

East Cobb resident Karinna Riddett-Moore, Ph.D., art teacher at the Atlanta Speech School, has been published in the latest issue of Visual Arts Research. Her article, “Developing an Arts of Living,” outlines the necessary aspects of arts-based educational research in a study that probed the nature of caring in an arts classroom. Based on the dissertation that won the Elliot Eisner Doctoral Research Award in Art Education, Riddett- Moore explains how this […]

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Brumby Elementary joins national volunteer event, receives facelift

Brumby Elementary is getting a face lift from local volunteers as part of Comcast Cares Day 2014. Area residents are invited to join Comcast Cares Day volunteers at Brumby Elementary on April 26, 8am-2pm, to participate in the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer event and beautify the school inside and out – from cleaning to landscaping.. In […]

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Aging by Design Summit Scheduled for April 28

On April 28, Cobb County Government will bring together some of the best people in America to explore strategies to help Cobb County’s senior population. Presenters and participants will convene from 8:30am-4pm at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway in Atlanta. The Aging Summit will present specific innovations that can contribute to our older citizens’ quality of life, plus some issues that affect the aging population, such […]

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Teaching Generosity: Engaging our Children in the Act of Giving

No one has ever become poor by giving. – Anne Frank Our local schools play a vital role in our communities. Not only are they centers for learning, but they also employ our residents, link our various neighborhoods together, and invite businesses and churches to partner with them as they pursue the look and feel of true neighborhood schools. […]

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Easter brunch recipe idea: Resurrection Buns/Empty Tomb Biscuits

Celebrate the true meaning of Easter with this delicious addition to your brunch table. An especially good way to illustrate the Bible for children. Ingredients 1 can Grands refrigerated biscuits 1/2 stick butter, melted 1/2 cup sugar large marshmallows   Mix sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl Melt butter in another small bowl and […]

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An Easter Prayer

God our Father, by raising Christ your Son you conquered the power of death and opened for us the way to eternal life. Let our celebration today raise us up and renew our lives by the Spirit that is within us. Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with […]

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Patriots Day celebration, remembering the struggle for independence

April 19 marks the date in 1775 when the towns of Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts were marched upon by the British regulars in an effort to confiscate munitions of the local militia. The results were “The Shot Heard Around the World” and the eventual defeat of the Redcoats at that engagement now celebrated as Patriots Day. […]

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Mother’s Day, Easter or “Just Because” – shop Edward-John’s Jewelers

Spoil that special somebody on big days and small – shop Edward-John’s Jewelers in Woodlawn Square, behind Chick-fil-A, 1205 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 124. Store hours are Monday – Friday 10am-5:30pm and Saturday 10am-5pm. Call 770-977-2026 for more information.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our […]

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Expect traffic delays near JFBC on Saturday

The Celebration of Life for Captain Herb Emory will take place on Saturday, April 19, at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church from 10am-noon. Traffic delays are expected.   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!