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Feel Right at Home at Chicken Salad Chick

With its meager beginnings in the family kitchen, East Cobb’s new Chicken Salad Chick maintains that homespun atmosphere of entering someone’s dining room. Local Marietta landmarks grace the walls, and friendly faces greet you with a “come sit a while” manner. Franchise owner and operator of the East Cobb location, Kay Lynne Mitchell is the aunt of the original Chicken Salad Chick, Stacy  Brown. In 2007 Stacy set out on […]


Nominations for 2014 East Cobb Citizen of the Year Award Sought

Do you know an individual who is continually working behind the scenes to enhance East Cobb County and help ensure that it is a  special place to live? If you do, the Cobb Chamber of Commerce is seeking the names of community members who, over the years, have given their time to serve the community and have helped to make East […]


MBCA schedules Fall Open House

Meet the MBCA Head of School, Jim Callis, explore classrooms and learn more about Mt. Bethel Christian Academy at the first Open House for the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, November 13 at 10 a.m. The Academy now offers bus transportation to Smyrna, MBCA’s Upper School and Dunwoody/Sandy Springs. Plan now to attend to learn more about MBCA’s […]


Pope Band sponsors recycling day

Band Recycling Day will be held at Pope on Saturday, September 6 from 9am-4pm for metal, electronics, paint and paper shredding. A $10 minimum donation is required for unlimited electronics and metal. Additional fees apply for TV and CRT monitors, paint and paper shredding. Pick up available within 10 miles of Pope High School for […]


Keep cool when the calendar’s full! Community Events August 22 – 28.

Consignment sales, concerts, theater productions and more, it’s another week of sizzling summer fun this week in 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. […]


Faith Lutheran Rally Day is September 7

Faith Lutheran Church & School is having a Sunday School and school rally day picnic and on Sunday, September 7. Worship services are at 8 and 11am and the picnic begins at 12:30pm. The community is invited to attend the celebration.  Meat will be provided for the picnic but attendees are encouraged to bring side dishes. […]



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An Evening with Jay Leno to benefit ArtsBridge Foundation

  ArtsBridge Foundation, formerly known as the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Foundation, is pleased to announce An Evening with Jay Leno on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. A benefit to raise funds for ArtsBridge, ArtsBridge Foundation’s education and community engagement program, will precede the evening’s performance. Through the support of the Foundation, ArtsBridge provides quality […]


Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at Aloha to Aging

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets on Tuesday, September 2nd at 10:30 am. Those diagnosed with Parkinson’s and their caregiver are welcome as the group learns how to cope and live with the diagnosis. Call 678-439-1177 or email for more information. Meeting held at Aloha To Aging, Inc. 4608 Lower Roswell Rd. Marietta, GA 30068.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love […]


It’s Consignment Season! Shop smart and save on kids clothes, toys and gear!

Are you a bargain hunter when it comes to your kids’ wardrobe or toys? Consignment sales offer everything from strollers, bouncy seats, cribs, any kind of toy you can think of, to diaper bags, bedding, infants’ and kids’ clothes, and maternity clothes. You can also find winter coats, boots, and Halloween costumes. Shoppers can find a wide […]


Walton High accepts invitation to march in 2015 Rose Parade in Pasadena

  Walton High School’s Raider Valley had a pep rally atmosphere Saturday evening, but there wasn’t a single football player on the field. The night belonged to the marching band. The 200-member Marching Raider Band will be participating in the 2015 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day. It is one of only […]