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See the finest quilts from Georgia Quilters June 11-13, 2015 at His Hands Church, 550 Molly Lane in Woodstock. You'll be amazed! East Cobb Quilter's Guild (ECQG) is made up of more than 250 quilters who share their love of quilts – traditional and contemporary, pieced and applique, large and small. Their roots are in East Cobb County, but members live around the Atlanta metro area and beyond.

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Library Closed May 25

  The Cobb County Public Library System will be closed Monday, May 25 for observance of Memorial Day. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, May 26. For a list of all holiday observances, please their website.   *Keep on top of what is going on in East Cobb County! Our weekly E-newsletter keeps you informed, for […]

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Stay safe this summer

  Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Summer Safety Tips, focus on five aspects of summer safety that parents and children can practice to ensure a safe and healthy summer. The list includes helpful advice to promote water, travel & play, sun & skin, heat and fireworks safety. “Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children age 14 and under,” said […]

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Register for the Memorial Day 5k/10k

Race Day is Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Start and finish in the parking lot of LA Fitness on the corner of Sandy Plains & E. Piedmont. 6:30 am: packet pickup & race day registration. 7:30 am: races start. Registration through May 24: 5K: $30 ; 10K: .$35. Race Day an additional $5. LA Fitness, […]

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5K9 Race to Support Cobb County Police Department

  The Northeast Cobb Business Association 5K9 is a community-centered event hosted by the NCBA. Proceeds from the event will be used to support the Cobb County Police Department’s K-9 Unit. In 2006, the NCBA raised funds to help purchase two dogs. One of these dogs, Diesel, is retiring this year and we are thrilled […]

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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Splish splash!

Sewell Pool and Splash Pad opens today! Make a splash in the summer heat at Sewell Pool and Splash Pad. Cost: $3.50 kids 2-17, $4.50 adults Location: 2055 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. Time: 1-7:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 1-5 p.m., Friday-Sunday. Groups and rentals are available. For more information, call 770-528-8465. Did you do something fun and frugal today? […]

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 session of their choice from LaVida Massage is ……….Wendy Kalman Congrats Wendy!! Please email Tiffanie@eastcobber.com to claim your awesome freebie!! Didn’t win? Don’t despair! EAST […]

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Safety important for outdoor cookouts

Outdoor grilling is one of the most popular ways to cook food, especially during the summer. But, a grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. Grills can also be very hot, causing burn injuries. Cobb Fire and Emergency Services offer tips from the National Fire Protection Association to help […]

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Volunteers Needed For WinShape Camp at JFBC

  Are you looking for an opportunity to gain some volunteer hours this summer?  WinShape Camp offers the chance to earn over 30 hours and have a blast helping with camp. The camp runs June 1-5 and you can specify which days and times you are available in the application.  WinShape is very strict on […]

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Cobb County Government CLOSED Monday in observance of Memorial Day

All Cobb County Government offices will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor in the know!

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Walton Baseball Team in State Playoffs This Saturday

  The “Home of the Walton Raiders” label stamped onto the left-center field wall at Raider Mountain is appropriate since Walton will be back home for the Class AAAAAA state championship this weekend. To read the full article visit the Marietta Daily Journal at http://mdjonline.com/view/full_story/26646359/article-After-waiting-since-2008–Walton-gets-another-shot-at-winning-state-title?instance=home_sports   *Keep on top of what is going on in East […]

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Canine flu reported in Atlanta: What pet parents need to know

  As Georgia officials report the first confirmed case of canine flu in the Atlanta area, doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are offering guidance for concerned pet parents. An outbreak of canine flu was first reported in April in the Chicago area, where more than 1,000 dogs have been affected. The disease has since popped up […]