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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 […]

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WANTED! Vintage photographs and stories of East Cobb!

Do you have archives of old photographs or vintage postcards of East Cobb County? Are you knowledgeable about your local history? Would you like to help preserve your community’s fascinating history? WANTED… folks to share and pass on memories and knowledge related to East Cobb, its people, places, things and surrounding area. If you live, have lived or have ties […]

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Vacation health care: Tips for Traveling

Planning ahead of time can make your travels smoother and help you avoid problems. Talk to your health care provider or visit a travel clinic 4 – 6 weeks before you leave for your trip. You may need to get updated (or booster) vaccinations before you leave. Ask your health insurance carrier what they will […]

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Local softball standouts pursue travel-ball successes

  Georgia travel softball teams have won four national championships since 2010. The East Cobb Bullets were the first to claim the prize, capturing the Amateur Softball Association 18-and-under Gold Division national title at Lost Mountain Park in Powder Springs. Since then, the Atlanta Vipers organization has won three national championships of their own. As […]

Zoning meetings scheduled for August 19

Every month the Cobb County Zoning Division prepares information, which provides analysis and staff recommendations for all rezoning, special land use permit and land use permit requests. These items are presented to the Planning Commission and Board of Commissioners for their review, recommendation and consideration. The Board of Commissioners will hear zoning cases 9 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19. All […]

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Shop Rhea Lana’s Fall Sale!

Shop Rhea Lana’s of Cobb County August 17 – 21, at the Sprayberry Square Shopping Center in East Cobb – 2550 Sandy Plains Road.  All dates and times can be found on cobbcounty.rhealana.com.  LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HEREto sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor in the know!

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Infrastructure improvements coming to East Cobb

  About a billion dollars’ worth of infrastructure improvements are coming to East Cobb over the next two to three years, according to Commissioner Bob Ott, who represents the area. Ott also said many of these improvements are unrelated to the Braves stadium deal and have been in the works for some time. Among the […]

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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Cooking with summer fruits

East Cobb Avenue – Cooking Technique Class: Summer Fruits Learn delicious ways to enjoy tomatoes, tools for preparation and knife skills to make the most of every plump, juicy tomato that passes through your kitchen this summer. Class sizes are limited. Cost: FREE Time: 1PM-2PM Where: 4475 Roswell Rd. Marietta, GA For more info: Call 678.560.3660 or […]

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YOU MAKE THE NEWS

This isn’t about us; it’s about you—the people of East Cobb County. Everybody has a story, and we want to hear yours. If you know of a person, group, or event that should be featured in the pages of or event that should be featured in the pages of the EAST COBBER for any reason, […]