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East Cobber Robin Lamonte of Rooms Revamped shares the behind the scenes of her kitchen for the 2015 Atlanta Decorator's Show House and Gardens. Enjoy her sneak peek!

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Public information meeting scheduled for pipeline project

A public information meeting about the Southwest Connector, East Cobb phase will be held 7-8:30 p.m.Tuesday, April 21, at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. The Southwest Connector, east Cobb phase includes the design and installation of approximately 6.5 miles of 54-inch water main in eastern Cobb County for the […]

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Earth Day is April 22. Do your part and Go Green!

  Go Green on Wednesday and everyday with these energy-saving tips. Some are so easy that you might find your family practicing them all year round: Plug home electronics into power strips with surge protection. Turn the strip off when the equipment is not in use. In the summer, raise the thermostat to 78 degrees. Replace regular […]

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Sunday is Patriot’s Day

Sunday, April 19 is Patriot’s Day. Prior to 1775, the eastern part of the United States mainly consisted of British colonies controlled by the United Kingdom. The American Revolutionary War was a major step in the independence of the United States. The first battles in this war were fought in the areas of Lexington and […]

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Tackling tough issues: Elder Abuse Seminar

Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds will give an overview of elder abuse, the different types and how you can help citizens in Cobb County at the Elder Abuse: Financial, emotional and physical exploitation seminar. The seminar will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, at 100 Cherokee Street, Board of Commissioners meeting room, Marietta 30060. […]

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Scotch, Supper and Stogies at Red Sky

Red Sky Tapas will host a scotch pairing on Tuesday, April 28, 7pm. Tickets are $75 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuities. Enjoy a four course experience that includes four single malts, lamp lollipops, blackberry venison, smoked oysters and a cigar. For reservations and more information, visit redskytapas.com or call 770-973-0100. Red Sky is located […]

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East Cobb family accused of setting up fake GoFundMe account for daughter

A Cobb mother, father and grandmother are all facing charges after being accused of taking money in a fake GoFundMe account. Cobb school police say they raised money for their “sick” three-year-old daughter, who in reality was not sick. People on Marietta Street said they were hurt and confused after learning their neighbor’s daughter is not […]

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Lassiter High School Presents Percussion Symposium

  Lassiter High School announces its 2nd Annual Percussion Symposium, to be held Saturday, April 25 in the Lassiter High School Concert Hall. Accomplished middle school, high school and college percussionists from 18 area schools will perform for evaluation by renowned percussionists Dr. John Parks from Florida State University, She-e Wu from Northwestern University and […]

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 TWO free tickets to the 2015 Atlanta Symphony Decorators’ Show House & Gardenis………Amy Cole Perkins. Congrats Amy!! Please email Tiffanie@eastcobber.com to claim your awesome freebie!! Didn’t win? […]

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The Best National Park Vacations

Did you know you can visit a different national park each day of the year and STILL not see them all. That’s right; there are more than 400 national parks in the National Park Service. While some of these parks are smaller sites or even structures, a handful of them are huge expanses of some […]

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Couple sent to prison for manslaughter

Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a man and a woman will each spend 15 years in prison for causing the 2013 death of a father from Florida. Gharri Nicholas Lawson, 34, of Jacksonville, Fla., was a guest at a home shared by Danielle Matzkow Darby and Terry Louis Thomas II on March […]

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The Fox Theatre Block Party, a FREE Atlanta Celebration, is June 7

The Fox Theatre proudly announces The Fox Theatre Block Party on Sunday, June 7 from noon – 6 p.m. The celebration is a thank you to Atlanta for supporting the Save the Fox campaign in 1974-1975 and an opportunity to share the icon with a new generation of fans. In 1974, the future of the legendary […]