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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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Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites Celebrate Traditional, Old-fashioned Holidays

If shopping-mall Santas and crowded parking lots have your family feeling “bah-humbug,” plan an outing to one of Georgia’s State Parks or Historic Sites. Dozens of parks across Georgia are hosting old-fashioned holiday celebrations that will remind you of yesteryear. Below is a sampling of events, and the latest calendar can be seen atwww.GaStateParks.org/events. Georgia’s […]

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EAST COBBER Gift Idea of the Day: One of a kind items at MarketPlace 120

For the person who has everything, MarketPlace 120 has unique gifts including one of a kind, hand-crafted items and jewelry  that are sure to delight. You can find this great gift idea at: MarketPlace 120 562 Wylie Road, Suite 24 Marietta 30067 678-540-7511 marketplace120.com   Tis (already!) the shopping season! Save time and skip the mall with our 2014 Gift Guide. Select the […]

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Mabry MS Art Teacher Receives Georgia Art Education Award

Kacie Kamins Mummert, art teacher at Mabry Middle School in East Cobb County, received the Georgia Art Education Association’s Middle Level Art Educator of the Year Award for 2015. She received her award at this year’s Fall conference in Macon. Kacie is a dynamic teacher who has worked to build an exceptional art program at […]

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Public Safety golf tournament raises money to keep kids safe

  The 11th annual Public Safety Golf Classic was held in October and raised $63,250 to benefit Safe Kids Cobb County. A donation check was presented to the nonprofit organization at the Board of Commissioners meeting last week. This was the event’s largest donation raised to date. Safe Kids Cobb County is dedicated to fighting […]

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East Cobb Baseball Marlins selling Mistletoe to benefit Socks for Seniors

East Cobb Baseball 15u Marlins will be selling fresh mistletoe tied up in a red bow from now until Friday Dec 12. $5 for 1 or $20 for 5, for every 5 sold the team will donate a pair of socks to Socks for Seniors. Delivery available within the EAST COBB area.  Please contact: Laren […]

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Small Business Saturday Multi-Author Event at Book Exchange

On November 29, from 10am-4pm, Marietta Book Exchange, Cobb County’s longest continually operating, Independent Bookstore, has planned a day of special events on Small Business Saturday, and customers are invited to attend the festivities. In addition to special prices on a selection of books, clever and sassy gift items, shoppers also will have an opportunity […]

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Recipes to warm your Thanksgiving table

Warm Thanksgiving memories are often made when plates piled high with rich, delicious dishes are passed around the dinner table. Whether you stuff your stuffing with oysters or swap out turkey for Cornish hens, everyone has their own recipes for making Thanksgiving Day special. Enjoy these recipes shared by members of Pilgrimage United Church of Christ, published in […]

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JFBC Celebrates Christmas with fun for the whole family

Kick off the Christmas season at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church on Sunday, December 7, with Christmas Packages and fun for the whole family, from 4-7:30pm. Enjoy reindeer, horse drawn carriages, music, food, crafts, cakewalk, games, puppet show, photo booth, trains and more. JFBC will hold their Christmas Festival Choir and Orchestra Concert December 13-14. Concerts […]

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Have you registered for Thursday’s Gobble Jog?

When looking around East Cobb, it’s hard to believe that there are people who need help with housing, food, clothing or job  assistance. However, the number of our neighbors who fall on hard times is growing, and we are fortunate to have MUST  Ministries in our community as a resource for them. MUST is a nonprofit organization that started 43 years […]

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Pike Nursery delivers Christmas decor to your door

  Christmas can be delivered to your doorstep with a little help from Pike Nurseries. Shop online for an assortment of fragrant, real Christmas trees, wreaths, garland, florist quality poinsettias and more! Click HERE to order online. Choose from Local Delivery from the store or Store Pickup when you check out; available through December 13th. A flat $50 delivery fee […]

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Celebrate the holiday season with Donuts & Notes at OLLI

Nothing gets you into the holiday spirit better than music and donuts! KSU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will host “Donuts and Notes” on Dec. 5 from 10 am to noon at KSU Center. This free concert and art show is free and open to the public. Coffee, juice, milk and donuts will be available for […]