Pope Grad to Play Lead in KSU’s Fall Musical


East Cobb native and Pope High School graduate Hayden Rowe will star as the lead in the fall musical at Kennesaw State University (KSU) this month. Rowe was the lead in a musical at Pope during his senior year, graduating in 2013. The musical, “Man of No Importance” ran in 2002 at Lincoln Center in […]

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New Tool Promises To Bridge The Communication Gap For Overactive Bladder


East Cobb resident Carolyn Hampton just celebrated her 60th birthday three weeks ago. She doesn’t hide her age like some women, she celebrates it. That’s because she has never felt better. Three years ago, Hampton’s life was very different. She suffered from overactive bladder, which is more common than diabetes or asthma. In fact, 37 million Americans suffer from overactive bladder. […]

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East Cobbers Co-Chair Concert to Benefit CURE Childhood Cancer


In 2011 East Cobb residents Kim Osburn and then 11-year old Grace Bunke were already connected. Grace is the daughter of one of Kim’s good friends, Vicki. But they became connected in a way no one could imagine- they were both diagnosed with cancer. Kim with breast cancer and Grace with bone cancer. Kim was fortunate in that she had […]

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Weight Loss Winner of the Month: Angie Callahan


Occupation/Age: 38, Certified Personal Trainer and Les Mills GRIT Coach at Women’s Premier Fitness Weight Lost: Callahan prefers not to focus on the scale, instead measuring her success by her physique. In 5 years, she has lost 5 dress sizes and reduced her body fat percentage by 33%. Why She Lost It: After having her second child, Callahan wanted to […]

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East Cobb Mom Bikes To Raise Funds For HLH


Cara Seckman, a senior cheerleader at Walton High School, was diagnosed with Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, (HLH) last year. Despite an aggressive chemotherapy treatment, Cara died just three weeks after she was diagnosed. One of Carolyn Peacock’s daughters was best friends with Seckman, and the entire family was involved in the emotional turmoil caused by her death. Struggling to figure out a way to help […]

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Find A Familiar Face! Look Who’s In This Year’s EAST COBBER Parade


This year’s 21st Annual EAST COBBER Parade will be held on Saturday, September 17.  Look at who’s signed up to make this year’s EAST COBBER Parade another fun and successful community event: 2016 parade participants (in order of appearance) Riverside Military Academy Color Guard Cub Scouts Pack 121 Corporate Sponsor: WellStar Bob Ott – District […]

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Local Photographer’s Work Goes to International Exhibition


Andrea Taylor of Andrea Taylor Studio, LLC.  is honored by peers and jurors for high-quality photography. Two portraits created by Andrea Taylor of Andrea Taylor Studio in East Cobb have recently been accepted into the Loan Collection of Professional Photographers of America’s 2016 International Photographic Competition. Andrea’s work will be on display at the Henry […]

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Shallowford Falls Principal Felicia Angelle Named Principal of the Year


The Georgia PTA named Felicia Angelle, the principal of Shallowford Falls Elementary, as their 2016 Outstanding Elementary Principal of the Year. Principal Angelle, who is beginning her fifth year as principal at Shallowford Falls, was honored at the Georgia PTA Convention in June. Principals were judged on their welcoming attitude and collaboration with parents and the […]

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Walker School Wrestler Ranked #1 in Georgia


A young student wrestler from The Walker School in Marietta has been ranked #1 in Georgia! Robert Austin Westbrook, a member of the wrestling team at The Walker School in Marietta, has achieved the #1 ranking in the state of Georgia in his weight class and the #48 ranking nationwide. Westbrook is a rising 7th […]

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