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Mt. Bethel Elementary students participated in the Read-a-Thon!

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Send us your summer pics!!!

Labor Day weekend may have come and gone, but summer memories live on. Show off your summer vacation, stay-cation or just good old fashioned summertime FUN when you send us your photos! We’re looking for photos of East Cobbers enjoying themselves this summer. Email photos to 1…2…3…CHEESE!!!   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love […]


Consignment season continues! Shop this week’s sales.

Are you a bargain hunter when it comes to your kids’ wardrobe or toys? Consignment sales offer everything from strollers, bouncy seats, cribs, any kind of toy you can think of, to diaper bags, bedding, infants’ and kids’ clothes, and maternity clothes. You can also find winter coats, boots, and Halloween costumes. Shoppers can find a wide […]


Walton unseats Harrison in county tournament

  Walton may be a stronger team than it thinks. After winning four straight state championships, the Lady Raiders had some concerns after graduating most of their top hitters from last year’s title team. While it’s still early in the season, Walton seemed to be pleased with the offensive output it got Saturday. The Lady […]


Panel discussion to focus on gang activity prevention

The Neighborhood Safety Commission will conduct a panel discussion on Gang Activity at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10 in the Board of Commissioners hearing room at 100 Cherokee Street, Bldg A, Marietta 30090.  The panel members are Cobb Assistant District Attorney Mike Carlson; Cobb County Police Sgt. Tim Plunkett; Leslie Walker, recreation coordinator and facility manager for […]


Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

  Every first Monday of September, Americans take a moment to recognize the contributions of the working man. It was officially inaugurated in 1882 and there are several reasons why people celebrate Labor Day. To Make Amends There are many theories concerning its origin. Some claim President Cleveland signed it into law to make up […]


Keep Cobb Beautiful and give back

  On Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon, Piedmont Church will host Keep Cobb Beautiful’s free document shredding and shoe collection event. Household documents will be securely shredded on site at no cost. Gently-worn shoes will be collected and donated to people in need. Please bind or tape shoes in pairs. Only paper products will be […]


Noonday Creek Trail ribbon-cutting is September 3

  The community is invited to the Noonday Creek Trail ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3.Celebrate the linking of Town Center west to Alabama and south to Atlanta. A tent for the occasion will be visible along the north side of Town Center at Cobb Mall. Parking will be available in the mall’s parking lot. For more […]


Battle and Brew moving to Sandy Springs

  OTP game bar Battle & Brew closed over the weekend in Marietta and is moving to a new location in Sandy Springs. First opened in 2005, Battle & Brew offers a wide selection food, beer and cocktails, and video games across several consoles. No word yet on a grand reopening date. Have info on […]


Brumby Elementary Named School of Excellence by National PTA

Brumby Elementary and King Springs Elementary schools have been named 2014-2016 Schools of Excellence by the National PTA. Both schools were recognized for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships, and were among just 170 schools nationwide to receive the two-year designation. Both Brumby Principal Amanda Richie and King Springs Principal Linda Keeney were thrilled […]


Local 5th Graders will receive copies of U.S. Constitution to honor Constitution Day

Constitution Day was established to encourage communities to conduct programs that assist community members in reflecting on the importance of active citizenship, recognizing the enduring strength of our Constitution and reaffirming our commitment to the rights and obligations of citizenship in our great nation. The US Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. In recognition […]


County offices closed for holiday

All Cobb County Government offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor 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!