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More than 50% of Mt. Bethel Elementary's students participated in the 2015 Walk to School Day event earlier this year - even in the snow! Way to go students and families! 2015 Walk to School Day from Mt. Bethel on Vimeo.

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Bevy of historical, art courses available for seasoned adults

KSU’s College of Continuing and Professional Education is set to launch a bevy of history courses and a special art course. The programs are part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute which provides opportunities for adults ages 50 and older. “We are excited to offer these new programs as OLLI continues to grow,” said Meg […]


Save the date: Animal Control Adoptathon in May

Cobb Animal Control staff will host its semi-annual FURever Fest 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 16, at the animal shelter. This fun, free family event will feature vendors with animal-related businesses and services and organizations that provide education and information on responsible pet ownership. A K-9 officer and the handler will demonstrate the skills these […]

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KSU offers Journey through Space and Time

KSU’s College of Continuing and Professional Education has announced an addition to its Summer University Camps designed for kids interested in outer space. “A Journey Through Space and Time” will be offered to youngsters in grades 4-6 from June 29 through July 2. The new camp will run for four days from 9 a.m. to […]


Cobb County one of Top 5 healthiest Counties in Georgia

Annually, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation releases a snapshot of the health of nearly every county in the nation. In the 2015 report released this month, Cobb County ranked as the 4th healthiest County in Georgia. Cobb is proud to make a positive contribution to health and wellness through our world class parks, recreation and […]


Learn about Doing Business with Cobb

Learn how to become a Cobb County and Cobb Schools vendor at upcoming seminar 5 p.m., Thursday, May 7. It is free to attend but registration is required. To reserve your spot, call my office at 770-528-3317 or send an email to Click here for flyer.   *Keep on top of what is going […]


Johnson Ferry Saints registration meeting is Monday

Is your football player looking for a high school option? The Johnson Ferry SAINTS offer a very competitive JV and Varsity program to private, JFCA, & homeschool students. The INFO meeting is this Monday, March 30th, 7:00 pm, room 274 “The Landing” at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church on Johnson Ferry Road in East Cobb. Visit […]


Shop Rhea Lana’s Kid’s Consignment Sale

Shop Rhea Lana’s East Cobb Spring and Summer sale March 29-April 2. Choose from children’s and maternity clothing, toys, furniture, books, shoes, baby gear and more. Shop all your children’s needs in one spot. Admission is always FREE! Volunteers shop before the public. Sale hours are Sunday, March 29: 12pm-7pm; Monday, March 30: 10am –8pm; Tuesday, March 31: 10am –4pm; […]


Searching for a Book Club? Groups forming now at Bookmiser.

Book Club anyone? Nothing enhances the impact of a book more than discussing it with others who have also read it. So, stop procrastinating and join up! Bookmiser is starting a host of new book clubs: GENERAL COOKING BIOGRAPHY BUSINESS MYSTERY SCI-FI FANTASY TEEN (12-15) TWEEN (9-12) ROMANCE OTHER ___________________________ And guess what? You never have to […]

We Have a Winner! *Facebook Friday Freebie*

  Is everyone ready for our favorite time of the week? That’s right- it’s time to announce this week’s Facebook Friday Freebie winner! The Lucky East Cobber who wins a $50 Gift Certificate to Rhea Lana’s Premiere Consignment Event is….. Sharon Hudson!!!! Congrats Sharon!! Please email to claim your awesome freebie!! Didn’t win? Don’t […]