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While summer often means sleeping in or planning your next getaway, many of your neighbors are wondering how they will feed their children lunch today. During school, a free lunch meal doesn’t come out of the sparse family budget. That’s when MUST Ministries steps in with the Summer Lunch Program and brings the whole community together to help those in need. With countless, compassionate volunteers, MUST provides a sack lunch each summer weekday to thousands of children in eight counties. Since MUST can’t do it alone, the generosity of our communities makes it possible.

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Meals on Wheels needs volunteers

Cobb Senior Services is looking for volunteer drivers for the Meals on Wheels program in Marietta, Mableton and Smyrna. Through Cobb Senior Services, volunteers in the program deliver daily hot meals to seniors while also making each client feel welcome with a personal visit. Volunteers or those belonging to an organization or business who would […]

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New beer law attracts midnight fans

  More than 100 people lined up to be part of Georgia beer history. As of midnight, local craft breweries in the state can give beer to customers. Here’s how the law works: Breweries still cannot sell beer directly to consumers. But they can give it away — up to 36 ounces for on-site consumption […]

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Found – Basset Hound Dog (East Cobb)

Found in East Cobb: a very healthy male Basset Hound dog, the vet believes he is 5 years old. He was found near Fullers Park off of Robinson Road in East Cobb. He misses his home. The family that found him are not able to keep him. Please text (770-265-5916) if you believe this is your […]

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Specials this week at Fat Lady Baker

  Stop by Fat Lady Baker in East Cobb for July 4th food. This week’s prepared food menu includes: Taco Casserole Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad Vegetable Soup Chicken Parmesan Shepherds Pie available Wednesday (limited number available) Don’t miss their July 4th themed pies, cupcakes, cookies & more! Other desserts available are Lemon Chess Pie, Berry Pie (blue […]

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Georgia Supreme Court Authorizes Stadium Bonds

  Earlier this week the Georgia Supreme Court voted to uphold a local ruling that authorized nearly $400 million in bonds to build SunTrust Park – the future home of the Atlanta Braves. As you know, SunTrust Park is expected to generate more than $100 million in annual economic activity and will ensure Cobb County as […]

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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: God Bless America!

  God Bless America! Enjoy an American Celebration concert featuring the Johnson Ferry Choir and Orchestra with an ice cream social following the performance. Bring a carton of your favorite ice cream to the Fellowship Hall prior to the concert (not required) and return afterwards to enjoy! Cost: Free Time: 7 pm – 8 pm […]

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We have a WITW Winner!

And the t-shirt goes to…Heidi Tea, the first person to correctly identify Publix as today’s WITW photo!    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!  *All’s fair in love and t-shirts. EAST COBBER […]

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Shop the Fourth of July sale at Ivy Lane

  Shop the Ivy Lane Fourth of July Sale for new markdowns and 15% off all clearance! Sale ends Sunday. Store closed on Saturday, July 4th. Ivy Lane is located in the Highland Plaza Shopping Center at 3605 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta/East Cobb.     *Keep on top of what is going on in […]

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Beat the Back to School Rush! Screenings and immunizations offered.

Even though the beginning of the new school year is still weeks away, it is never too early to prepare to go Back-to-School. Cobb & Douglas Public Health is now offering Back-to-School immunizations and screenings at the following health center locations: Marietta, Douglasville, Acworth and East Cobb. In the fall, children from kindergarten to college […]

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Nominations Open: Honorary Commanders Class of 2016

  The Honorary Commanders Association, one of the Cobb Chamber’s premier leadership programs, is seeking nominations for its 2016 class. Sponsored by Atlanta Marriott Northwest and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, this cooperative effort of the Cobb Chamber, Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), General Lucius D. Clay National Guard Center, Navy and Marine Corps, annually selects […]

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Kick-off your 4th with Indian Hills Fireworks on Friday!

Start your weekend off with a bang when fireworks light the sky over Indian Hills and East Cobb on Friday, July 3! Indian Hills Country Club (IHCC) hosts a Membership Appreciation Day which features fireworks at  dusk. IHCC invites the community to come by and grab a seat on the lawn and enjoy the fireworks  extravaganza. Indian Hills […]