Georgians To Vote on 4 Constitutional Amendments

Georgia currently does not allow any form of citizen initiated ballot measures, so all ballot measures must be referred by the legislature. The state legislative session ran from January 11 through March 25, 2016, during which time the Georgia legislature was able to place legislatively referred constitutional amendments on the ballot. The legislature can put a proposed amendment on the […]

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Shallowford Falls Elementary Principals Ride Mechanical Bull


Felicia Angelle, principal of Shallowford Falls Elementary School, and assistant principal Jill Spiva recently donned cowboy hats and cowboy boots and rode a mechanical bull in front of the student body during a school wide assembly. These principals wanted to celebrate the school community exceeding the fundraising goal for the annual Fox Trot Fun Run, which raising more than […]

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Sport Health Science: Get Your Head In The Game


Students at Life University maximize human performance with degrees in exercise science, athletic training and more. What gives an athlete an edge on the competition? What elevates performance on the field, the court or in the water? How does physical activity – from the most everyday movements like walking to the precision of Olympic athletes – shape and redefine our […]

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J&J Dental Is Your East Cobb Family Practice


Going to the dentist can be an intimidating experience for some people, but the experienced and welcoming staff at J&J Dental will put your mind at ease and provide you a relaxing, professional experience from beginning to end. The practicing dentist at J&J Dental, John Bishara, DDS has been in practice for more than 17 years and specializes in all […]

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Golden K Kiwanis Presents $12,500 In Charitable Contributions


At a special meeting of The Kiwanis Club of Marietta Golden K (MGK) President Jim Walter presented contributions totaling $12,500 to 18 local charities that serve children in Cobb and Cherokee counties. The Sponsored Programs Committee which consists of Chairman Jim Perry and club members Pat Abbott, Ivan Garcia, Bonnie Bonham, Bobbie Gauthier, Ron Deering, Tim McDaniel, Bettie Sleeth and Bill Vermeer met […]

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Making It In The East Cobber


The EAST COBBER’s main mission is to help East Cobb residents promote their good works, businesses, schools, and clubs. Many East Cobbers are interested in learning how to use the EAST COBBER to spotlight community or service projects, or the special honors received by a school, club, or individual. Here are some guidelines for preparing news/articles for submission.   PREPARING A […]

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Golf Tournament And Silent Auction To Support “It’s The Journey”


On Sunday, October 23 and Monday, October 24, East Cobb residents Helen Hvizdak and Kathy Bovey Bartelme will co-host a silent auction and golf tournament, both at Indian Hills Country Club. The proceeds from both events will benefit “It’s the Journey,” a 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds for Georgia’s breast cancer organizations. It’s also the program sponsor for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk […]

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YWCA Seeks Local Women Of Achievement


The YWCA of Northwest Georgia will be celebrating the 32nd Anniversary of their Tribute to Women of Achievement on March 24, 2017. Since the inception of this event, they have honored more than 500 women who have demonstrated sustained excellence, exemplary achievement, and leadership in their chosen profession and in the community. They hope you will aid in their search […]

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Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival’s Triumphant Return


Voted a 2016 Southeast Tourism Society “Top 20 Event” If you thought it was good before, then you are in for even more tricks and treats, as the Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival returns for its fourth year, promising to bring back familiar favorites and introduce new attractions slated to thrill festival goers of all […]

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KSU Set To Host ‘Sock Hop’ October 24


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at KSU’s College of Continuing and Professional Education is set to host its fall “Sock-Hop” social on Monday, October 24 from 6 to 9pm at the KSU Center. Guests will have the opportunity to socialize, meet new friends and pose for a picture or two before dining and dancing to the tunes […]

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