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Commissioner Bob Ott's 2Talk program for September. Ott speaks with James Nelson, chairman of the Freedom Calls Memorial Foundation.

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Celebrate the opening of Noonday Creek Trail Wednesday

A special event 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, will celebrate the opening of Noonday Creek Trail, which links five of the trails in our area. This event marks the official connecting of the Silver Comet, Noonday Creek, Mountain to River, Chattahoochee River and Cumberland trails. Noonday Creek Trail connects Town Center west to Alabama and […]


Should your pet be our pet of the month?

Fill out the information on your pet and send it to: EAST COBBER, P.O. Box 680445, Marietta, GA 30068 Please include a picture with your entry. Or email description and a jpg to: Pet’s Name: Animal/Breed: Age & Gender: Favorite Food: Favorite Person: Best Trick: Turn Ons: Turn Offs: Favorite Toy: Last Seen: What makes […]


Sept. 19 is Senior Day at the Fair

Calling all seniors 55 and older. Head to the North Georgia State Fair on Friday, September 19, for Senior Day at the Fair! Enjoy exhibits, entertainment, a cake walk and more. Plus FREE parking and entrance at the Main Gate. The North Georgia State Fair will be held at Jim R. Miller Park, Callaway Road in Marietta. […]


Eat Cheeky for less with coupons for EAST COBBER readers

Enjoy delicious enchiladas, burritos, salads and more at Cheeky with coupons from p. 50 in our August issue. Visit Cheeky at The Avenue, 4475 Roswell Road.   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!


Fall is for Planting at Pike Nursery

  On Saturday, September 6 at 9am, let Pike’s experts help you have a gorgeous garden year-round. Attend this FREE class to learn the best gardening practices for fall. Class held at Pike Nursery locations. Visit Pike Nurseries in East Cobb at 1875 Roswell Road or 2900 Johnson Ferry Road or online at LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll […]


Order your tickets for the 2014 North Georgia State Fair

  The 82nd Annual Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair will start Thursday, Sept. 18 and run through Sunday, Sept. 28, at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta. Attracting nearly 300,000 people throughout metro Atlanta, North Georgia and surrounding states, the Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair is the largest fair in metro Atlanta and the second largest […]


The Consignment Sale You’ve Never Seen

Last Saturday was a special day in the life of Mt. Bethel UMC. As our Fall/Winter Children’s Consignment Sale was closing to the public, volunteers gathered in the small dining room to pray for the mission ahead while families and charity organizations were arriving to participate in the highlight of our semi-annual sale – the […]


Congressman Lynn Westmoreland to Speak at September 6 Cobb County Republican Party Breakfast

The September 2014 Breakfast for the Cobb County Republican Party will take place on Saturday, September 6, from 8:15 to 10am. The venue is the Cobb County Republican Party headquarters, 799 Roswell St, Marietta. The featured speaker is Third District Congressman Lynn Westmoreland (R-Newnan). He will give an update of the work of one of the committees on which he serves, […]


Alexsander Academy is Great Educational Option for Kids

Because not every child thrives in a large classroom learning environment, we are fortunate to have a school like Alexsander Academy close by. Located in Alpharetta, Alexsander Academy was created to be a place where children with differences can also be challenged academically. When Co-founder Stefanie Smith was looking for resources for her son, she realized that many schools focused on […]


MUST Ministries Expands Leadership Board

MUST Ministries announces eight new members are joining the Board of Directors. MUST is a regional faith-based charity serving eight counties by providing food, housing, employment services and clothing. The new directors are Brian Cartwright, Brannon Fitch, Kevin Isaacs, Sharon Mason, Nelson Mumma, Mitch Rhoden, Bill Robinson and Monte Wilson. The Vice President and General […]


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 […]