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Recently the Neighborhood Safety Commission conducted a panel discussion on Gang Activity in Cobb in the Board of Commissioners hearing room at 100 Cherokee Street, Bldg A, Marietta 30090. The panel members were Cobb Assistant District Attorney Mike Carlson; Cobb County Police Sgt. Tim Plunkett; Leslie Walker, recreation coordinator and facility manager for the Six Flags Community Center.

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Celebrate Oktoberfest at Holy Trinity

Join the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 2922 Sandy Plains Rd from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4 for the 6th Annual Oktoberfest. Enjoy BINGO, a horseshoe tournament, pony rides, music and more. Admission is $4 for an adult and $2 for a child or canned food donations to benefit MUST Ministries Food Pantry. Visit […]


Mental Attitude: Gardens Can Calm People with Dementia

A review of 17 previous studies has found that gardening tasks — such as watering plants or sitting or strolling in a garden — can help sooth anxiety in some dementia patients. Experts say the findings are encouraging, and ongoing research into the potential calming power of outdoor space continues… (Source: HealthQuest Chiropractic via Journal […]


Senior bridge tourney raises money for Meals on Wheels

On September 18, the Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County presented a countywide bridge tournament to benefit the Cobb County Meals on Wheels program. One-hundred bridge players gathered from around the county at the Windy Hill Community Center. More than 30 local businesses including WellStar Health System, Delmar Gardens Assisted Living, Georgia Funeral Home and […]


Walton’s Fall Orchestra Concert is Wednesday

The Walton High School Orchestra invites the community to the 2014 WHS Fall Symphony Orchestra Concert on Wednesday, October 1 at 8pm at the Lassiter High School Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta, GA 30066.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor in […]


Make plans to attend the 7th Annual Girls’ Night Out presented by Women of Hope

  10 Women of Hope presents its 7th Annual Girls’ Night Out on Oct. 16 from 5 until 8 p.m. at The Brickyard at Marietta Station in Marietta. The nonprofit organization helps single moms who are experiencing an essential financial emergency. The special evening features favorite retailers and artists, providing unique shopping opportunities and experiences, […]


Volunteer. Adopt. Donate. FURever Fest is coming soon.

  Cobb County Animal Control invites you to FURever Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4. The Fest will feature Police K-9 demonstrations, raffles for great prizes and special adoption rates. This is the perfect time to take home your new best friend. CCAC is located at 1060 Al Bishop Dr, Marietta […]


Monday is the deadline to register to vote in November General Election

Monday, Oct. 6, is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 4 General Election. Click here for voter registration information. Advance Voting for the Nov. 4 General Election will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, Oct. 13-31, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Cobb Elections main office, 736 Whitlock Ave., […]


Now Open: College Station at The Avenue East Cobb

College Station is now open next to Bed Bath & Beyond at The Avenue East Cobb. The store features more than just jerseys, hats, flags and tumblers. Unique items include baby announcements, bed sheets, business card holders, collectible miniature shoes, jewelry boxes, onesies, party packs, piggy banks and serving platters. New shipments arrive daily. Normal […]


Clark Howard visits Lassiter High School

WSB-TV’s Clark Howard held a question-and-answer session with more than 300 students in the Lassiter High School auditorium on September 24. The event was taped and will be broadcast on WSB-TV in November. Students asked questions about issues facing them as they enter the next stage of their lives. Those attending the event are enrolled […]


Registration open for Basketry Convention

The Georgia Basketry Association Annual Convention will be held at the Marietta Hilton Hotel and Conference Center, Feb. 6 through February 8. More than 50 different basketry classes will be taught by Master of the American Craft. Registration has opened. For classes or to learn more about the event, visit the GBA website:   […]


Network at ECBN Mornings

ECBN Mornings, an East Cobb Business Association (ECBA) event, are held every Friday at 7:30am at Capossi’s NY Deli, 4983 Roswell Road, Marietta 30062. Come for open business networking. Cost is $3 for entry, $5 with coffee $8 for coffee+breakfast. For more about ECBA visit   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to […]