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We're throwing it back to 2010 this week! Enjoy the musical stylings of two-time National Championship Lassiter Band when they performed in the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Happy Thanksgiving East Cobbers!

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Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

With the Holiday Season ahead of us, it’s timely to share this great article from Dr. Courtney Rosenthal at Rose Animal Hospital in Roswell.  Here are 10 important tips to keep your pet safe this holiday season!  You can learn more about Dr. Rosenthal’s practice by  CLICKING HERE TO VISIT Rose Animal Hospital Costume Holiday Hazards: Your safest […]

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Volunteer for chance to win free rafting trip

Gather your friends and participate in the Chattahoochee Basin Volunteer Challenge for an opportunity to win a free rafting trip on the Chattahoochee River with a park ranger from the National Park Service. In this fun and exciting challenge, individuals, clubs, scouts, families, community organizations and businesses are encouraged to attend and organize waterway related […]

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Holiday lights celebration at East Cobb Park

Kick off the season to be jolly at East Cobb Park’s 2014 Holiday Lights Celebration Sunday, Dec. 7. This special evening will begin at 5 p.m. and feature the Mt. Bethel Christian Academy and Simpson Middle School choirs, live music by Loose Shoes band, special guest appearances by Santa Claus and Rudolph and the lighting […]

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Cobb Superintendent’s SACS Presentation

The Superintendent presented a State of the District overview to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) External Review Team on Monday, November 17, 2014. The presentation below contains information regarding district demographics, latest district assessment data, our current financial state and IE2. Click to download a PDF of the Superintendent’s SACS Presentation (Reprinted […]

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Give thanks. Prayers for your Thanksgiving feast.

  Thanksgiving isn’t only about sharing a wonderful meal with your loved ones, it is also a time to meditate on all you are grateful for. This practice of expressing gratitude is not limited to any particular religious tradition. To that end, Beliefnet has compiled prayers of gratitude from a variety of religions in honor of Thanksgiving.   […]

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Help needy children enjoy the holidays by ‘stuffing a bus’

A Cobb Community Transit bus will transform into Santa’s sleigh to help needy children in Cobb enjoy the holidays. Cobb Department of Transportation and CCT are again sponsoring the 2014 Stuff-A-Bus, benefiting Cobb Christmas, Inc., the county’s oldest and largest holiday assistance program. The CCT bus will make donation collections at various venues around the […]

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Bradley’s Bar and Grill to host 7th annual “Thanksgiving Dinner for Misfits”

Don’t eat alone this Thanksgiving. Bradley’s Bar and Grill will host their 7th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Misfits on Thursday, November 27.  Folks without family in town can bring a side dish to share, Bradley’s will provide the turkeys.  Prefer not to cook at all? Just pay a $12 cover charge and enjoy dinner and all the trimmings! Bradley’s opens […]

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Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites Celebrate Traditional, Old-fashioned Holidays

If shopping-mall Santas and crowded parking lots have your family feeling “bah-humbug,” plan an outing to one of Georgia’s State Parks or Historic Sites. Dozens of parks across Georgia are hosting old-fashioned holiday celebrations that will remind you of yesteryear. Below is a sampling of events, and the latest calendar can be seen atwww.GaStateParks.org/events. Georgia’s […]

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EAST COBBER Gift Idea of the Day: One of a kind items at MarketPlace 120

For the person who has everything, MarketPlace 120 has unique gifts including one of a kind, hand-crafted items and jewelry  that are sure to delight. You can find this great gift idea at: MarketPlace 120 562 Wylie Road, Suite 24 Marietta 30067 678-540-7511 marketplace120.com   Tis (already!) the shopping season! Save time and skip the mall with our 2014 Gift Guide. Select the […]

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Mabry MS Art Teacher Receives Georgia Art Education Award

Kacie Kamins Mummert, art teacher at Mabry Middle School in East Cobb County, received the Georgia Art Education Association’s Middle Level Art Educator of the Year Award for 2015. She received her award at this year’s Fall conference in Macon. Kacie is a dynamic teacher who has worked to build an exceptional art program at […]

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Public Safety golf tournament raises money to keep kids safe

  The 11th annual Public Safety Golf Classic was held in October and raised $63,250 to benefit Safe Kids Cobb County. A donation check was presented to the nonprofit organization at the Board of Commissioners meeting last week. This was the event’s largest donation raised to date. Safe Kids Cobb County is dedicated to fighting […]