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More than 50% of Mt. Bethel Elementary's students participated in the 2015 Walk to School Day event earlier this year - even in the snow! Way to go students and families! 2015 Walk to School Day from Mt. Bethel on Vimeo.

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Looking for a furry family member? Cat adoptions at Fancy Feline Rescue.

  Fancy Feline Rescue of the South conducts cat adoptions at Petsmart, 860 Cobb Place Blvd., Kennesaw, Saturday’s 11am-4pm and Sunday’s 1-4pm. Fancy Feline Rescue of the South is a no-kill, free-roam cat adoption and rescue organization for cats that are homeless, abused or no longer wanted. Loving fancy felines are looking for their forever homes. […]

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Walton Band Metal/Electronics/Paint Recycling and Garage Sale is Saturday

The Walton Band will be collecting electronics, appliances, metal, and old paint for recycling this Saturday, March 28. Suggested donation $10/car with additional charges of $20/tv, $15/computer monitor, $2/under one gallon of paint, $3/1 gallon, $5/2 gallons,$10/5 gallons of paint. Metal/electronics/paint recycling will be available in Lot D from 9am-3pm. Garage sale is in both gyms from […]

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Tax Day is near! AARP Tax-Aide Offers Free Tax Help to Cobb County Residents

AARP Tax-Aide is set to begin another year of providing free assistance to low- and moderate income individuals and families in filling out income tax returns. There is no income limitation and the service is available to everyone. Although AARP’s general mission focuses on people age 50 and older, the tax assistance program is for all ages. Those helped last year […]

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Addison Elementary Gator Gallop is this weekend

Support the Addison Foundation and register for the 1st Annual 5K/Fun Run at Addison Elementary.  Learn more about the Addison Foundation at www.Foundation4Addison.org. Registration and details at www.addisonrace.com. Addison Elementary is a Cobb County School located at 3055 Ebenezer Road, Marietta, GA 30066 in East Cobb. The 2015 5K Race and Fun Run is open all students, […]

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Chestnut Ridge Christian Church invites you to remember why Good Friday matters

  We all know what to expect on Easter Sunday – joyful songs, a celebration of life. But before that joyful celebration, Christians remember more somber moments. On Good Friday we remember the events leading to Jesus’ death: his suffering, his betrayal, his condemnation, his death, his burial. Chestnut Ridge Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) […]

*Facebook Friday Freebie! Enter to Win a $50 Gift Certificate to Shop at Rhea Lana’s Premier Children’s Consignment Event March 29 – April 2!

Let’s face it, shopping for your kids can get expensive! Especially if you have more than one! But do not fear…the EAST COBBER is here and we are teaming up with Rhea Lana’s Premier Children’s Consignment this week to give you a little shopping money so you and your kids can shop without fear! For […]

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Don’t miss Healthy Kids Day at the Y

On Sunday, March 29th from 1:30 – 4 p.m., the McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. McCleskey-East Cobb YMCA’s Easter Egg Hunt & Healthy Kids Day is the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, and […]

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In case you missed it: A round-up of East Cobb-area Easter Egg Hunts

The Easter egg hunt is a combination of Christian and spring celebrations and is a popular tradition throughout the United States, and especially East Cobb County. Be sure to bring your Easter basket to collect the eggs. Here’s a short list of some local egg hunts for you to enjoy.   March 27: 6:30pm Laurel Park 151 […]

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Don’t be an April fool, have fun this week! Community Events March 27 – April 2.

Pollen season has arrived and March is heading out the door. Bring in the Spring fun with these East Cobb area events. For even more to do around town, visit our events calendar HERE.   March 27 Walton High School Drama Presents The Crucible. March 26 – 28. Tickets available at www.waltondrama.com and at the door. The Crucible, […]

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Cobb County PENS begins collaboration with Nextdoor.com

Nextdoor.com is a social network site that is set up as a private network for the neighbors in your neighborhood to talk online and share posts with the community. A neighborhood “lead” sets it up on the website. Once the boundary map is set up the lead invites residents in the neighborhood to join the […]

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Cobb Schools adding hundreds of new teachers, Hiring fair is April 15

For the first time in 8 years, Cobb County Schools is holding a major hiring fair to recruit new teachers to the District. The District Hiring Fair will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, from 2-6pm at Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna, GA 30080. “This is an amazing district in which to work. As […]