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Flashback to 2011 when East Cobb's New Horizons Band performed at Peachtree Presbyterian Church's annual American Pop Music Celebration. Catch the New Horizons Band on May 1 at the first Brown Bag Concert of the season on the Marietta Square , Glover Park. The FREE concert begins at noon. Bring your brown bag lunch and hear a variety of old favorites performed by this premier concert band.  For more info about the band, please see www.ecnhb.com.

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The celebration continues at Ivy Lane! 

Ivy Lane is celebrating their one year anniversary this week with daily savings and a “Grand Happy Birthday Celebration” this Saturday, April 26. The celebration will include fashion shows throughout the day and promotions, contests and sales throughout the store . Visit Ivy Lane at 3605 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 185, in the Publix Shopping Center. You can also […]

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Safety Beats Speed for Children’s Bicycle Rodeo & Races in Roswell

Historic Roswell Kiwanis will conduct its 13th annual Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo on Sunday, April 27, 2014 while the Roswell Criterium Bicycle races are taking place nearby.  The Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo will be co-sponsored by the Key Clubs of Centennial High School and Roswell High School and the Builders Clubs of Crabapple Middle School […]

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FREE HIV Testing at Cobb & Douglas Public Health

On Wednesday, April 30, Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) will provide free HIV testing & counseling to highlight STD Awareness Month.Testing will be offered at the CDPH Marietta Public Health Center from 10am-2pm at The Marietta Public Health Center is located at1650 County Services Parkway.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimatesthat 1,148,200 persons aged 13 years and older […]

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School of Rock opens in East Cobb

School of Rock announced a grand opening of its newest location from 1 to 5 p.m. April 26 at 2515 East Piedmont Road in Marietta. The event will feature a guitar-smashing ceremony, live performances, trial lessons, guided tours, refreshments and giveaways. School of Rock is a concept that gets kids and adults rocking out to the […]

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Alzheimer’s/Caregiver Support Group at Aloha to Aging

Alzheimer’s/Caregiver Support Group: Monday, May 5th at 10:30 a.m. Open to family members who are assisting an aging loved one both inside and outside of the home. Special guest Kim Franklin from the Alz. Association will discuss your loved ones safety at home, wondering and getting lost,etc. Free respite care is provided for your loved […]

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Braves EVP to speak on move to Cobb County

On Thursday, April 24, Mike Plant, executive vice president of business operations for the Atlanta Braves will be the featured speaker at the Georgia Tea Party Meeting. Plant was named the Braves’ Executive Vice President of Business Operations in November of 2003. His responsibilities include overseeing stadium operations, security, finance, personnel, special events and the operations of the minor league […]

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Good Mews Animal Foundation Spring Flea Market starts this weekend

Good Mews Animal Foundation will be holding its annual Spring Flea Market starting Friday, April 25 and continuing weekends until Sunday, May 25. Hours on opening day, Saturdays, and Friday May 10th are 9am-5pm; hours on Sundays are Noon-5pm. New merchandise will be on display each weekend. The Flea Market will be held at Sandy Plains Exchange Shopping Center, 1862 Sandy […]

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Spring Cleaning Sought for Our Local Cemeteries

We pass by them on a regular basis causing us to stop and adjust our perspective, they are often the setting for a late night campfire story, and history buffs spend hours in these places of long-forgotten beauty and heritage – the older cemeteries located in Cobb County. Due to vast growth and development, many of the old cemeteries and […]

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Dine out Tonight for Open Hand at Common Quarter

Tonight, April 23, Common Quarter is donating 50% – YES – 50% of your bill to Open Hand. Common Quarter is located at 1205 Johnson Ferry Rd,    Ste 101 in East Cobb  30068. Their phone number is : (678) 809-4040   Dining Out for Life (DOFL), one of Open Hand’s largest annual fundraising events, traditionally draws thousands of […]

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Registration Open for 2014 Brian Bohannon Football Camps at Kennesaw State

Registration for the 2014 Brian Bohannon Football Camps at Kennesaw State opened on Monday, April 21. The Owls’ head coach and staff will host four different levels of camps throughout the summer.The levels include Elite Prospect Camp for rising 11th and 12th graders, Future Owls (Youth) Camp, Varsity Team Camp and 7-on-7 Team Passing Camp.Elite Prospect CampSunday, June 15thSaturday, […]

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5 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew

1. Your kids can do much more than you think they can do. The next time your child tells you they can’t do something, step back and wait.2. It’s not healthy to give your child constant feedback. It’s vital that children develop their own internal locus of approval and honest self-assessment.3. We promise not to […]