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Security cameras will play a big role in keeping students safe at all of Cobb County's elementary and middle schools.

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It’s Consignment Season! Shop smart and save on kids clothes, toys and gear!

Are you a bargain hunter when it comes to your kids’ wardrobe or toys? Consignment sales offer everything from strollers, bouncy seats, cribs, any kind of toy you can think of, to diaper bags, bedding, infants’ and kids’ clothes, and maternity clothes. You can also find winter coats, boots, and Halloween costumes. Shoppers can find a wide […]

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Walton High accepts invitation to march in 2015 Rose Parade in Pasadena

  Walton High School’s Raider Valley had a pep rally atmosphere Saturday evening, but there wasn’t a single football player on the field. The night belonged to the marching band. The 200-member Marching Raider Band will be participating in the 2015 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day. It is one of only […]

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Business University: From Effectiveness to Greatness

The Cobb Chamber will host “The 8th Habit – From Effectiveness to Greatness” on Thursday, September 11th from 8-10 am with speaker Tim Rye, RYECO. “Being effective as individuals and organizations is no longer merely an option—survival in today’s world requires it. But in order to thrive, innovate, excel, and lead in we must build on and move beyond […]

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Cold season’s coming. How to tell if your child has a cold or something more.

School’s been in session for a few weeks and the germs are already turning up. Thanks to WellStar for this information on pediatric colds:  The pediatric cold is a viral infection of your child’s upper respiratory tract — his or her nose and throat. It can be caused by one of more than 200 viruses, […]

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Marietta Derby Darlins Announce Third Home Bout of the Season

Local favorites the Marietta Derby Darlins will be hosting their third home bout of their third season at the Cobb Civic Center in Marietta, Georgia, August 23, 2014. Season 3, Bout 3 is a triple-header featuring three full bouts. During the first bout of the evening, The Marietta Derby Darlins will host a juniors bout […]

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Enjoy a “Friends & Family Garden Party” with Atlanta author Renea Winchester

On Saturday, September 6, 11am-1pm, author and seed-saving gardener Renea Winchester is hosting a party in the garden of her good friend, farmer Billy Albertson, to launch the release of the second of Winchester’s Farmer Billy series, Farming, Friends, and Fried Bologna Sandwiches. Once again set on Billy’s farm at 525 Hardscrabble Road in Roswell, […]

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We have a WITW Winner!

And the tshirt goes to….Debra Pae Robey, the first person to correctly identify today’s WITW as McDonalds on Lower Roswell!   Submit your guess as a comment below or on our FACEBOOK PAGE. Be the first person with the correct answer and win an I HEART EAST COBB t-shirt! Good luck! CLICK to visit the EASTCOBBER.com […]

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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: petomonth@eastcobber.com. Pet’s Name: Animal/Breed: Age & Gender: Favorite Food: Favorite Person: Best Trick: Turn Ons: Turn Offs: Favorite Toy: Last Seen: What makes […]

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Be a Part of It! EAST COBBER Festival 2014 is September 13

The 19th annual EAST COBBER Parade & Festival will be held Saturday, September 13. We welcome the community’s participation in making this year’s EAST COBBER Festival a successful tradition in East Cobb County. The EAST COBBER Festival will be held immediately following the EAST COBBER Parade from 11am to 3pm in the Fountains of Olde Towne shopping center parking […]

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Special after school program for children this week

Enjoy after school snacks, monsters and fun during the “Booked After School” event 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20. This Cobb Library Foundation fundraiser is a special after school program for children and adults. Award-winning author Danny Schnitzlien will be on hand with his book “The Monster Who Ate My Peas.” Schnitzlein is a Marietta-based author of […]

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Mellow Mushroom Revives 1974 Menu with Original Prices – Including $2.50 Stone-Baked Pizza Pies

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers will bring back selections from its original 1974 menu on August 20th in a “Way Back Wednesday” celebration to mark the brand’s 40th anniversary. Each of Mellow Mushroom’s locations nationwide will be offering a small cheese pizza, Coke products and select beers at their 1974 prices to mark nearly half a century since […]