Ed-SPLOST V $$ In East Cobb

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  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. The EAST COBBER editorial staff researched the SPLOST V Notebook available on the Cobb County School District website, www.cobbk12.org. To […]

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ED-SPLOST V PROJECTS FOR EAST COBB ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

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At the Cobb County School District 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. Ed-SPLOST V is a one-cent sales tax on all retail sales in Cobb County. With this sales tax, everyone who makes […]

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American Red Cross Calls For Blood Donors

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March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross is inviting the community to be part of its lifesaving mission by giving blood. American Red Cross urges individuals to donate blood as soon as possible. The current blood supply has dropped critically low throughout the Southeast. Donors of all blood types are welcome, but […]

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Early Voting Underway for Cobb Ed SPLOST V

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A special election is being held in all Cobb precincts for a Special Local Option Sales Tax for education purposes called Ed SPLOST V. The election is scheduled for March 21 but early voting options are available. Registered Cobb County voters can go to any advanced voting location. Please note that hours vary by location. 8 […]

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Camps Kitchen And Bar Opens In Paper Mill Village

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Camps Kitchen and Bar opened its doors to the public earlier this week, offering an eclectic American menu with a relaxed neighborhood feel. A brainchild of the same team as nearby local haunt Hearth Pizza Tavern, Camps features the culinary stylings of Chef Robert Phillip, Hearth’s beloved kitchen powerhouse. As the new occupants of the […]

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Cobb Education SPLOST V: Pro And Con Viewpoints

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The following essays were written by a supporter and an opponent of the March 21 Cobb Education V SPLOST (Special Local Option Sales Tax) referendum that would continue the one-penny sales tax for school facilities, supplies and technology improvements. ______ Vote Yes: Funding For Education (This essay is by Kathleen Corrao, legislative chair of the […]

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Cobb Education SPLOST V: High School Projects

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The following high schools are located in East Cobb: Kell High School, Lassiter High School, Pope High School, Sprayberry High School, Walton High School, and Wheeler High School. The EAST COBBER editorial staff researched the Ed-SPLOST V Notebook available on the Cobb County School District website, www.cobbk12.org/splost. To help East Cobbers to get a sense on how […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Cobb Education SPLOST V

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At the Cobb County School District 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. Here are some questions frequently asked about Ed-SPLOST V, with answers provided by the Cobb County School District: Why do we still need SPLOST? Because […]

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Cobb Education SPLOST Vote Scheduled For March 21

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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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Bully Ball Raises Funds For English Bulldogs

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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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