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We're throwing it back to 2010 this week! Enjoy the musical stylings of two-time National Championship Lassiter Band when they performed in the 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Happy Thanksgiving East Cobbers!

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Gift with Purchase at The Avenue on Black Friday

Spend $150 or more at The Avenue and receive ONE $25 gift card. Spend $300 or more at The Avenue and receive TWO $25 gift cards. Beginning at noon on November 28, 2014, stop by the management office and present receipts from any store or restaurant at The Avenue, dated November 24 – 28, 2014, […]

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Black and Blue Friday: Stay Safe this Shopping Season

As stores gear up for the biggest holiday shopping day of the year, it may be easy to forget that Black Friday isn’t always a sign of holiday cheer. A new poll reveals that personal safety inside stores and outside in store parking lots is the No. 1 holiday safety concern for Americans – particularly […]

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Santa is coming to Parkaire!

  Santa’s sleigh is on his way to East Cobb this Sunday, November 30! Head to Parkaire Landing Shopping Center from 2:30-4:30pm to see Santa in his sleigh with live reindeer! Kids will enjoy a face painter, balloon artist and more! Don’t forget your camera! Parkaire Landing Shopping Center is located at 4880 Lower Roswell […]

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By the numbers: Hidden Costs of Thanksgiving

  Did you know: A 16lb. turkey costs $22.23 Flights leaving on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving are 16 % more likely to be delayed than Thursday flights. Takes 4 hours to cook a 16 lb. turkey. Takes 5-7 hours to prepare an entire home cooked Thanksgiving dinner. An estimated 2,000 fires happen on Thanksgiving Day. (Source: BrightNest) Are you cooking the bird this year […]

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Honor those who foster diversity by nominating for award

Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Creating Community Awards, which will be presented by the Cobb Board of Commissioners and the Cobb Community Relations Council. The purpose of the awards is not only to recognize good works in the county but also to provide a model and inspiration for the rest of the community. […]

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Foster a pet and save a life

Without fosters, there is NO rescue.  Fosters are You Lucky Dog Rescue’s saving grace, life blood, beginning, backbone and relief.  Most importantly a foster is the beginning of a new life for a rescue dog leaving a kill shelter. Not everyone can fill this role.  It takes dedication, patience, understanding and commitment.  If someone tries to […]

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St. Ann’s Christmas Tree Sale starts Friday

The Knights of Columbus Council #8376 heralds its annual Heavenly Christmas Trees sale at the Catholic Church of St. Ann, 2905 Roswell Road in Marietta. The fresh-cut, Fraser Fir trees, in six heights from 4’-5’ through 10’-11’, will be sold beginning at noon on Friday, November 28, through 8pm. The sale also includes 20”, 24” […]

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Tis the season for fa la la fun! Community Events November 28 – December 4.

Celebrate the holiday season and enjoy a week of family fun all around East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calendar HERE. Every Tuesday and Saturday, Feeding Time at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join a naturalist for an in-depth look at one of their resident animals as they are being fed. 4pm. Admission: $10 […]

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Cobb Chamber Business After Hours at Wellstar

Cobb Chamber’s East Cobb Business Association will host Business After Hours at WellStar’s East Cobb Health Park on Thursday, December 4, 2014, 5:30-7:30pm. Cocktails and food will be provided. RSVP by December 1 to (470) 644-0300 or  events@wellstar.org. WellStar’s East Cobb Health Park is located at 3747 Roswell Road NE.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our […]

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A Prayer for Thanksgiving Day

O God, when I have food, help me to remember the hungry; When I have work, help me to remember the jobless; When I have a home, help me to remember those who have no home at all; When I am without pain, help me to remember those who suffer, And remembering, help me to […]

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County offices CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Cobb County Government offices will be closed Nov. 27-28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. All departments will resume normal operations on Monday, Dec. 1. Online services remain available 24 hours a day at cobbcounty.org.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and be a neighbor […]