Sain Gifts Stitches Its Way to Success


Easter…Mother’s Day…Graduations…Anniversaries…yes, it is that time of year again–shopping without a clue as to what to buy for that someone special in your life. New on the East Cobb scene, Sain Gifts ( has the perfect item you are looking for, custom designed and at surprisingly low prices. East Cobbers Pat Harmeyer and her daughter, […]

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PTA Council Announces MultiCobb Diversity Awareness Group


By Katie Simmons and Carmen Melendez, East Cobb County Council (ECCC) Of PTAs East Cobb is known for strong involvement in our community and in our schools. The East Cobb County Council (ECCC) of PTAs has taken this to a new level by combining efforts between the Family Engagement and Diversity committees. The goals of […]

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East Cobb Families Grow Up with Atlanta Swim Academy


For 32 years, Atlanta Swim Academy (ASA) has become the place in East Cobb where local kids and adults have learned how to swim. Brad Grzelka’s family opened ASA more than three decades ago as a swim and scuba shop. His family grew their swim lesson business over the years, and it’s become a premier […]

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5k for Pey Road Race at Pope HS


Peyton Gully is like a lot of 15-year-old girls. A sophomore at Pope High School, she loves competing for the lacrosse and cross country teams and hanging out with her friends, as well as pushing herself hard in the classroom. In early January, her life took a drastic turn when she started noticing severe headaches, […]

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Murdock Students Offer Recycling Tips to Save the Earth


“There are even drains outside on the curb! When someone comes to your house to work on the yard, they put fertilizer, which is poisonous. When the rain collects fertilizer, it goes to the river and hurts the fish living there.” ~ Grayson O’Daniel “R.R.R. is important because it can reduce the amount of pollution. […]

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Master Gardeners Hold Garden Fair & Plant Sale this Weekend


The Cobb County Master Gardeners Garden Fair and Plant Sale will coincide with the GA Urban Ag & Outdoor Expo. The GA Urban Ag & Outdoor Expo is the premier Expo event for urban farming, conservation technology, and outdoor recreation. Come and Learn from a diverse line of partners, sponsors, and vendors. Get up close and […]

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Homegrown Learning Academy: Where Education is Personal


Opening in East Cobb in August 2017 is a new elementary private school with a unique approach to learning. Called Homegrown Learning Academy (HLA), the school will offer small class sizes with a focus on personalized learning – learning tailored to each student’s needs and interests. It’s conveniently located in the heart of East Cobb […]

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State Senate Race Goes to Runoff


The state Senate District 32 race is heading to a May 16 runoff election between Democrat Christine Triebsch and Republican Dr. Kay Kirkpatrick. The two were the top vote-getters April 18 among eight candidates (5 Republicans and 3 Democrats) seeking to replace Republican Judson Hill. Judson Hill resigned his State Senate seat to run for […]

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Learn How to Age by Design at Upcoming Summit and Expo


As the largest segment of Georgia’s adult population continues to age, questions regarding housing issues, health care coverage, financial security and home care are on the minds of many seniors, families and health care professionals. “Are you aging by design?” That is a major question facing many senior citizens. The Aging by Design 2017 Expo […]

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