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See the finest quilts from Georgia Quilters June 11-13, 2015 at His Hands Church, 550 Molly Lane in Woodstock. You'll be amazed! East Cobb Quilter's Guild (ECQG) is made up of more than 250 quilters who share their love of quilts – traditional and contemporary, pieced and applique, large and small. Their roots are in East Cobb County, but members live around the Atlanta metro area and beyond.

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Memorial Day Moment of Remembrance

For the families and friends of those who died in service to America, every single day is Memorial Day, they are forced to carry on without a loved one. The least we can do is pause at 3pm today for a Moment of Remembrance.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE […]

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Sandy Springs road closure to impact traffic

  Riverside Drive, south of Johnson Ferry Road, will be closed to through traffic starting Tuesday, May 26, as the City of Sandy Springs begins realigning the existing sharp curve on the road. During this construction period, the intersection will be closed and a detour route in place. Drivers are asked to use extreme caution […]

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Memorial Day Poem

A time for picnics, time off work – Vacations and the “Indy” – A holiday, too often times We forget what, it should be. A time to pay respect to those Who rallied to the battle cry – Who gave their lives for liberty – Those freedoms for you and I. Such a waste of […]

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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Remember Memorial Day

  The Roswell Remembers Memorial Day Service. The largest Memorial Day celebration in Georgia is back again this year. Come and see the Faces of War Memorial, the ceremony, and the musical performances by the Atlanta Wind Symphony and the Chattahoochee Celtic Pipes and Drums. Cost: FREE Location: Roswell City Hall-617 Atlanta Street Roswell, GA […]

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County offices closed on Memorial Day

  All Cobb County Government offices, including public libraries, will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. *Keep on top of what is going on in East Cobb County! Our weekly E-newsletter keeps you informed, for FREE! Sign up for the EAST COBBER E-newsletter by clicking here.  

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MBCA to offer Pre-K Class

  Mt. Bethel Christian Academy is pleased to announce the opening of a pre-kindergarten class this fall. Qualifying students must be 5 years old on or before September 1. Applications are now being accepted through their website at www.mtbethelchristian.org. Please contact Jackie Grasty, Director of Admission, at jackie.grasty@mtbethelchristian.org or 770-971-0245 for details. Mt. Bethel Christian Academy is located […]

Psalm 23 Memorial Day Tribute

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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Marietta Fire Museum!

Marietta Fire Museum The Marietta Fire Museum has many items on display used by the Marietta Fire Department. Inject some learning into Spring Break with the history of these heroes. Cost: FREE Time: Open M-F 8am-5pm, Saturdays and Sundays by appointment Where: 112 Haynes St. Marietta, GA For more info: http://www.mariettaga.gov/city/fire/museum Did you do something fun and […]

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Library Closed May 25

  The Cobb County Public Library System will be closed Monday, May 25 for observance of Memorial Day. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, May 26. For a list of all holiday observances, please their website.   *Keep on top of what is going on in East Cobb County! Our weekly E-newsletter keeps you informed, for […]

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Stay safe this summer

  Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Summer Safety Tips, focus on five aspects of summer safety that parents and children can practice to ensure a safe and healthy summer. The list includes helpful advice to promote water, travel & play, sun & skin, heat and fireworks safety. “Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children age 14 and under,” said […]

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Register for the Memorial Day 5k/10k

Race Day is Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Start and finish in the parking lot of LA Fitness on the corner of Sandy Plains & E. Piedmont. 6:30 am: packet pickup & race day registration. 7:30 am: races start. Registration through May 24: 5K: $30 ; 10K: .$35. Race Day an additional $5. LA Fitness, […]