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EAST COBBER Pet of the Week: Coco

Animal/Breed: Cat/Ragdoll Age & Gender: 6 year old female Favorite Food: Whiskas treats Favorite Person: Mommy, she scratches under Coco’s chin Best Trick: : Jumping really high to catch the “mouse” dangled above her head Turn Ons: Cuddling with Brother Blue,  chasing  string around the house when humans trail them on the ground, being scratched under the chin and behind the […]

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SPLOST funds help keep stormwater draining properly

Proper roadway storm water drainage is essential to keeping roads and highways safe for traveling and protecting property. When it rains, storm water needs to be directed into appropriate ditches, channels and pipe systems so the runoff will flow to natural streams and rivers. If this does not happen, many problems can arise including ponding, […]

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Kids eat FREE everyday at IHOP

Good news for your wallet and your grocery bill – kids eat FREE everyday at 4pm at IHOP with an adult purchase. Visit the East Cobb IHOP at 3130 Johnson Ferry Road. Call 770-640-1731 or visit www.ihop.com for details. Do you have an East Cobb dining tip? Click “Chime In” to comment on our Facebook page, Facebook.com/EASTCOBBER. […]

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Tritt Elementary gets new principal

  Tritt Elementary School’s newest principal has been a fixture at the Marietta school for 11 years. Tricia Patterson, who was appointed principal in June, said she thinks of the community at the school she’ll now lead as “family.” “I live and breathe Tritt. I consider it my third child,” she said. “I think that […]

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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: This place is a zoo!

Atlanta Zoo – Free Pass For Family of Four Go check out your local library and get a free pass to the zoo! Be sure to check out the provided link for complete instructions. Cost: FREE Time: Open 9:30AM-5:30PM Where: 800 Cherokee Avenue SE Atlanta, GA For more info: http://www.zooatlanta.org/home/hours_and_rates/family_pass Did you do something fun and frugal […]

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*It’s Where in the World Wednesday!* Play to WIN an I Heart East Cobb t-shirt!

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! CLICK to visit the EASTCOBBER.com Photo Archives.

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CCSD Bus Routes for the 2014-2015 School Year Are Now Available

Runs and maps will be posted at your local school for review prior to the first day of school. Kindergarten and First Grade students along with their parents are invited to ride the bus on Friday morning, August 1, 2014, as a practice run prior to the first day of school on Monday, August 4. […]

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Parents Seek Alternative Care for Kids

Recent research suggests that about 60% of parents who have children with chronic neurological conditions have sought chiropractic, massage, and other complementary therapy treatments to help their children live a normal, pain-free life. (Source: PLOS ONE, April 2014, via HealthQuest Chiropractic)    LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up […]

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Register now for emergency preparedness training in August

Cobb County will hold its free Community Emergency Response Team training for three sessions on Saturdays in August and registration is open. The CERT program trains people to be better prepared for emergency situations in their communities. When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims and […]

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End of summer reading celebration this weekend

The “Among the Stars” end of summer reading celebration will be held 5-7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, at Switzer Library. The library will be transformed into a spacecraft, creating a setting for family-friendly fun, music, storytelling, games and food trucks. The community celebration will include science demonstrations, party music, Rocking Chair Theatre, Rockin’ Robots, magnet demonstrations, […]

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Paulsen getting most out of his Colorado call-up

  Ben Paulsen dreamed of playing professional baseball as a child. A 2006 graduate of Kell, he got his wish in 2009, when he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the third round of the Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft, following three years at Clemson. Paulsen paid his dues in the minor leagues […]