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The Northwest Corridor project will improve travel in the I-75/I-575 corridor by adding 29.7 miles of toll lanes along I-75 from Akers Mill Rd to Hickory Grove Road and along I-575 from I-75 to Sixes Road. Video courtesy of­/NWC/.

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Celebrate National Pancake Day at IHOP in East Cobb!

  Celebrate National Pancake Day at IHOP in East Cobb on Tuesday, March 3, 2015! During National Pancake Day, the company’s largest philanthropic event of the year, more than 1,500 IHOP restaurants across the country will invite guests to enjoy a complimentary stack of IHOP’s signature delicious buttermilk pancakes from 7 am to 10 pm. […]


Greyhound Nation Celebration is March 7

  Don’t miss the Greyhound Nation Celebration, Luck ‘O the Greyhound, on Saturday, March 7, benefitting the Pope High School community and sponsored by the Pope High School Foundation. The evening begins at 6:30pm. Tickets begin at $30 per person. Luck ‘O the Greyhound will be held at Keegan’s, 4401 Shallowford Road, Roswell. More info: Please […]


East Cobb “Millionaire” Author Dies in Crash

  Reprinted from the AJC. Written by Ariel Hart / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The author of a blockbuster book series on the habits of millionaires was killed in a car crash Saturday afternoon near his home in Marietta, according to his family and Cobb County police. Thomas J. Stanley, who was 71, used research to […]


See Disney’s High School Musical, Jr. at Simpson Middle Wednesday

  Due to rescheduling from last week’s weather issues, Simpson Middle School Drama Club will present Disney’s High School Musical Jr, this Wednesday March 4 at 7pm. Tickets are only $8 adults and $5 students and teachers at the door. Be sure to purchase a rose or write fan mail to your favorite stars. Concessions available. […]


Advertise with EAST COBBER – March 15 is the Deadline for our April issue

    Start the new year off on the right advertising foot! If you are not advertising in the EAST COBBER, you’re missing a great opportunity to promote your business: Exceptional market  – we serve all of East Cobb County Wide audience appeal – lively, fact-based, locally-focused reporting Print advertisers receive a free ad in our […]


Sprayberry Superhero 5K is March 7

Sprayberry High School is pleased to announce that the Leadership class is putting on a Superhero 5K run to raise money for Relay for Life. The race will take place at Sprayberry on Saturday March 7th  and there will be a costume contest for the best dressed Superheroes. Timing and scoring will be officially run […]


Register for the Regional Summit on Aging March 5

  More of us are living longer than ever before. This creates unique challenges and opportunities for the Atlanta region. Metro Atlanta ranks worst in the country for transportation options for older adults. Wait lists for affordable housing and services continue to grow. Increasingly stressed caregivers are struggling to find the supports and services they need. Come share your […]


East Cobb Precinct #4 Pens meeting

The next PENS meeting for East Cobb’s Precinct 4 will be on Tuesday, March 3, 7pm. Attend to receive the regular update from Criminal Investigations Pct 4 on current crime trends, recent arrest updates and crime prevention.  This is also a great networking opportunity for the homeowner associations and businesses in the East Cobb area to share […]


Consignment Sales Scheduled for this Spring

MARCH 6-7 Mt. Bethel Spring/Summer Consignment and Baked Goods Sale. More than 400 sellers consign toys, books, bikes, children’s furniture, sporting goods, spring and summer clothing, shoes and gear for  babies, kids, juniors, and expecting mothers. There will also be a boutique section for upscale brands, custom-made and smocked clothing. All proceeds go to support local and global missions to benefit families […]


Cobb Public Safety: Getting the word out to the public

  When public information officers for Cobb County Public Safety do their jobs, they always have an audience. And it’s an audience the size of metro Atlanta. Both Cobb County police and fire departments have their own PIOs on call 24 hours a day. When there’s a crisis or an incident, the media immediately contact […]


Gardeners’ Night Out @ Mountain View Library

Cobb Extension staff member and Master Gardener Amy Whitney will lead the Gardeners’ Night Out program on Getting Ready for the Spring Vegetable Garden at Mountain View Regional Library in East Cobb on Tuesday, March 10, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Presented by Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, the program is free. Registration is requested […]