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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

East Cobb Senior Center Activities Scheduled for August


All Cobb residents age 55+ are invited to participate in activities at various senior centers throughout Cobb County. The following is a list of activities scheduled at the East Cobb Senior Center located at 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066. Call the East Cobb Senior Center at 770-509-4900 for reservations and/or more details. Adult Coloring […]

Read more

Frugal FunMom Activity of the Day: Explore Dunwoody Nature Center


Move through the meadow and trails of the Dunwoody Nature Center featuring four distinct habitats to explore — meadow, stream, wetlands, and forest. Dunwoody Park is beautiful in every season. Enjoy a day exploring this hidden treasure. Cost: FREE Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: 5343 Roberts Drive, Dunwoody 30338 >>CLICK HERE FOR MORE […]

Read more

Frugal FunMom Activity of the Day: Read to a Dog


Do you have an independent reader who would benefit from or enjoy reading to a dog who loves stories? Bring him or her to Kennesaw Library to read to Polly the dog! Appropriate for school-age children. Cost: FREE Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: Kennesaw Library, 2250 Lewis Street, Kennesaw >>CLICK HERE FOR MORE […]

Read more