Cobb Education SPLOST Vote Scheduled For March 21


At the Cobb County School Board Meeting on October 27, 2016, the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax V (Ed-SPLOST V) Resolution was approved calling for a Special Election on March 21, 2017. SPLOST stands for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. It is a one-cent tax on all consumer goods that must be approved by voters in a referendum. Education […]

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‘Know Your Heart’ With WellStar Cardiac Screenings


The WellStar Cardiac Network offers special screenings to help patients determine their heart health and risk for cardiovascular disease. These screenings are offered in East Cobb, Acworth, Marietta, Roswell and Woodstock. Each “Know Your Heart” recipient receives a personalized test with with test results reviewed with a WellStar Medical Group Cardiovascular Medicine provider. The consultation also […]

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‘Iron Chef’ Judge To Host Dinner At Sage Social Kitchen


Food Network Iron Chef America Judge and Italian culinary expert Mario Rizzotti is bringing his “4 the Love of Italian Food” tour to Sage Social Kitchen & Bar in East Cobb on Thursday, Feb. 23. Rizzotti’s national restaurant tour is part of his crusade to teach Americans how to eat healthy through authentic, Italian cuisine. The […]

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Nominate Your Pet For Our Pet Of The Month!


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

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This Week’s Best Bets: Community Events, Feb. 17-24


The Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s production of “Million Dollar Quartet” continues through this week, just one of many great events to enjoy in and around East Cobb. If you’re looking for even more to do, visit our complete online calendar HERE. Free Mulch. Cobb EMC offers free mulch from the clearance maintenance of Cobb EMC power lines. It […]

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Curing Kids Cancer Provides $1M For Research In 2016


Curing Kids Cancer, a nonprofit based in East Cobb, announced the 2016 recipients of $1 million in grants that will fund innovative therapies at 17 hospitals across the United States and Canada. Three Women, Three Major Grants Three doctors will receive $150,000 grants for each of their outstanding research projects. These projects focus on cancer […]

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Bully Ball Raises Funds For English Bulldogs


The Eighth Annual Bully Ball, a black tie optional event benefiting Georgia English Bulldog Rescue (GEBR) of the Southeast, will take place at St. Regis Hotel, 88 West Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta, on Saturday, March 4. Spend an evening with Bullie fans and Bulldogs. Take a chance, and come join in for an evening of fun that features fine foods, special guests (four-legged, […]

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Winter Break Activities & Camps In Cobb


The Cobb County School District has created a Winter Break for students. Camps run February 20 – 24 unless otherwise noted. Want to keep the kids busy during Mid-Winter Break? If you don’t want them sitting in front of the television, get them learning and playing at one of these fun activities and camps. FEBRUARY 20 D-Bat […]

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Meet Caesar & Boomer, The February Pets Of The Month!


Thanks to Missy Shackelford, principal at Blackwell Elementary School, for telling us about her dog Boomer, and cat Caesar, who not only peacefully co-exist, but also have quite a bit in common. Boomer is an 8-year-old bulldog and Caesar is a 1-year-old tabby, and these boys both love chicken and are great at sleeping and […]

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