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Flashback to 2011 when East Cobb's New Horizons Band performed at Peachtree Presbyterian Church's annual American Pop Music Celebration. Catch the New Horizons Band on May 1 at the first Brown Bag Concert of the season on the Marietta Square , Glover Park. The FREE concert begins at noon. Bring your brown bag lunch and hear a variety of old favorites performed by this premier concert band.  For more info about the band, please see www.ecnhb.com.

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Alzheimer’s/Caregiver Support Group at Aloha to Aging

Alzheimer’s/Caregiver Support Group: Monday, May 5th at 10:30 a.m. Open to family members who are assisting an aging loved one both inside and outside of the home. Special guest Kim Franklin from the Alz. Association will discuss your loved ones safety at home, wondering and getting lost,etc. Free respite care is provided for your loved […]

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Braves EVP to speak on move to Cobb County

On Thursday, April 24, Mike Plant, executive vice president of business operations for the Atlanta Braves will be the featured speaker at the Georgia Tea Party Meeting. Plant was named the Braves’ Executive Vice President of Business Operations in November of 2003. His responsibilities include overseeing stadium operations, security, finance, personnel, special events and the operations of the minor league […]

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Good Mews Animal Foundation Spring Flea Market starts this weekend

Good Mews Animal Foundation will be holding its annual Spring Flea Market starting Friday, April 25 and continuing weekends until Sunday, May 25. Hours on opening day, Saturdays, and Friday May 10th are 9am-5pm; hours on Sundays are Noon-5pm. New merchandise will be on display each weekend. The Flea Market will be held at Sandy Plains Exchange Shopping Center, 1862 Sandy […]

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Spring Cleaning Sought for Our Local Cemeteries

We pass by them on a regular basis causing us to stop and adjust our perspective, they are often the setting for a late night campfire story, and history buffs spend hours in these places of long-forgotten beauty and heritage – the older cemeteries located in Cobb County. Due to vast growth and development, many of the old cemeteries and […]

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Dine out Tonight for Open Hand at Common Quarter

Tonight, April 23, Common Quarter is donating 50% – YES – 50% of your bill to Open Hand. Common Quarter is located at 1205 Johnson Ferry Rd,    Ste 101 in East Cobb  30068. Their phone number is : (678) 809-4040   Dining Out for Life (DOFL), one of Open Hand’s largest annual fundraising events, traditionally draws thousands of […]

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Registration Open for 2014 Brian Bohannon Football Camps at Kennesaw State

Registration for the 2014 Brian Bohannon Football Camps at Kennesaw State opened on Monday, April 21. The Owls’ head coach and staff will host four different levels of camps throughout the summer.The levels include Elite Prospect Camp for rising 11th and 12th graders, Future Owls (Youth) Camp, Varsity Team Camp and 7-on-7 Team Passing Camp.Elite Prospect CampSunday, June 15thSaturday, […]

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5 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew

1. Your kids can do much more than you think they can do. The next time your child tells you they can’t do something, step back and wait.2. It’s not healthy to give your child constant feedback. It’s vital that children develop their own internal locus of approval and honest self-assessment.3. We promise not to […]

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Registration open for summer camps at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

Summer is coming and Johnson Ferry Baptist Church has camps and activities available for children. With 28 options to choose from, there is something for every age and interest. Offerings include sports, worship, arts and general “kids fun” activities. Camp listings, details and registration can be found at johnsonferry.org.    LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our […]

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Free garden expo and plant sale upcoming at Jim Miller Park

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County will host a garden expo and plant sale April 25-26 at Jim Miller Park. The event will run 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Fridayand 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday. There will be plants for sun and shade, specialty plants, flowering perennials, artisan soaps, garden art and sculptures, rain barrels, herbs and children’s activities on Saturday. There will […]

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Now open in East Cobb: Which Wich?!

Who doesn’t love a good sandwich? Which Wich? Superior Sandwiches is now open in East Cobb! An innovative yet simple concept that focuses on the “wich,” a customizable sandwich available in more than 50 varieties. The restaurant’s unique concept allows you to create your own “wich”. You simply choose a bag of the meat you want, grab a red […]

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Advance Voting begins next week

Advance Voting for the May 20 General Primary will be available beginning Monday, April 28, at the Elections Main Office, 736 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. Voting will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, April 28-May 16, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 10. Additional satellite voting locations will open in May. Any voter in Cobb County […]