Funeral Set for Lassiter Brothers Killed in Crash


Funeral plans have been arranged for the two brothers killed earlier this week in a car crash. The service for James “Jim” Irving Pratt, 18, and Joseph “Joe” Thomas Pratt, 14, will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Piedmont Church, 570 Piedmont Road in Marietta. The Pratt brothers were on their way to […]

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Weight Loss Winner


Jennifer “Jenny” Nicolini, age 34 Occupation: Stay-at-home mom Family: Husband, Anthony; children: Izzie (4) and Cam (4) Lived in East Cobb since: 2007 Subdivision: Heritage Woods Height: 5’4″ Former Weight: 257 pounds Current Weight: 151 pounds Weight Loss: 106 pounds How long did it take you to lose the weight? 3 years Why You Lost […]

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Look Who’s On Our April Front Cover!


This month’s front cover features Kelly Allen, senior real estate consultant and co-founder of KELLY+CO, East Cobb’s #1 Real Estate Team. KELLY+CO has been operating for almost twenty years, climbing the ranks of the top teams to deliver the best service in the community. Kelly and her husband Aaron have made East Cobb their home […]

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Local artist Allison Doke has been accepted to the Artist in Residency program at Chateau Orquevaux in the beautiful Champagne-Ardenne region of France. This acceptance is exciting because although she has always loved art, she hasn’t always had time in her life to focus on creating her own artwork. Allison knew from an early age […]

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Curing Kids Cancer Provides $1M For Research In 2016


Curing Kids Cancer, a nonprofit based in East Cobb, announced the 2016 recipients of $1 million in grants that will fund innovative therapies at 17 hospitals across the United States and Canada. Three Women, Three Major Grants Three doctors will receive $150,000 grants for each of their outstanding research projects. These projects focus on cancer […]

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Meet Caesar & Boomer, The February Pets Of The Month!


Thanks to Missy Shackelford, principal at Blackwell Elementary School, for telling us about her dog Boomer, and cat Caesar, who not only peacefully co-exist, but also have quite a bit in common. Boomer is an 8-year-old bulldog and Caesar is a 1-year-old tabby, and these boys both love chicken and are great at sleeping and […]

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East Cobb Mom Raises Funds For Breast Cancer Research


When Jennifer Fink moved back to Atlanta five years ago and chose the East Cobb area for her home, she brought with her a passion for supporting breast cancer research. Fink had been an active member of a nonprofit group, A Cure in Our Lifetime, in Chappaqua, New York. Fink’s mother is a breast cancer survivor, as well as several of […]

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Publisher’s Note: We’re Gonna Make It After All


Who can turn the world on with her smile? Who can take a nothing day, and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile? Well it’s you girl, and you should know it With each glance and every little movement you show it Love is all around, no need to waste it You can have a town, why don’t […]

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Look Who’s On Our February Cover!


Pictured on our front cover this month is Kristy Flowers, standing in front of Wheeler High School. As president of the Eastern Cobb County Council (ECCC) of PTAs, Kristy leads 35 PTAs to improve the lives of East Cobb children. As Kristy explains, “PTA presidents from East Cobb schools come together in our council to carry out the mission of National PTA: the advocacy of all children and for […]

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