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Cobb County Public School Students Get All-Access PASS to Library Materials and Resources

Cobb County Public School Students Get All-Access PASS to Library Materials and Resources | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it

Cobb County Public School Students Get All-Access PASS to Library Materials and Resources July 12, 2018 More than 120,000 public-school students in Cobb now have access to the county’s public library digital and print resources through the new Library PASS (Public Library Access for Student Success) initiative.For more information, visit cobbcat.org/librarypass.

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“Library PASS enables librarians to do what they have always wanted to do—put books in students’ hands,”
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Dog left in hot car while owner goes to Whitewater - Story

Dog left in hot car while owner goes to Whitewater - Story | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
Marietta Police said a woman left her dog in the car while she and her family were at Six Flags White Water.Someone spotted the animal and flagged down security. ...
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Pets susceptible to heatstroke, especially if left in a car
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Cobb County Announced Proposed Property Tax Increase

Cobb County Announced Proposed Property Tax Increase | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
The Cobb County Board of Commissioners announced its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year, over the rollback millage rate, by 34.12 percent in the County Maintenance and Operations (General) Fund.
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The lesson of history is to not repeat mistakes. Here's the history
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East Cobb Senior Center Activities Scheduled for July

East Cobb Senior Center Activities Scheduled for July | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
All Cobb residents age 55+ are invited to participate in activities at various senior centers throughout Cobb. The following is a list of activities scheduled at the East Cobb Senior Center located at 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066.
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Find your interest to enjoy the Summer
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Tween Time – Create a Floor-size Piano 

Tween Time – Create a Floor-size Piano  | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
Let's use our creativity to design and create a floor-size piano.  We will be using an electronic invention STEM kit called MaKey MaKey that teaches us how to wire and program everyday items into an amazing instrument. Then we can…
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Ways to get kids into science
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10th Annual GA400 Ride July 8, 2018

10th Annual GA400 Ride July 8, 2018 | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
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GA400 was closed From 7AM to 7:30AM Sunday July 8, 2018 From Holcomb Bridge to Northridge, Southbound only. Over 1900 riders expected 
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DID YOU KNOW - Your Cobb Co Property Tax Bill

A look at some of the factors surrounding your Cobb County Property Tax bill and how it corresponds to the county's General Fund.
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Here are some details on your property tax bill you may not be aware of, and a look at how the Braves Stadium affects your property tax bill.
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Kids Can Eat Free in East Cobb

Kids Can Eat Free in East Cobb | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
Dining out on a budget? Here are some restaurants that are “kid friendly” and offer free meals for the kids. Be sure and double check with the restaurant before you go to make sure they haven’t changed their policy.
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Check for specific rules on FREE Kids Dining in Cobb Restaurants
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Where to watch the World Cup in Atlanta—and score some deals

Where to watch the World Cup in Atlanta—and score some deals | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
There’s few better times for soccer fans than World Cup season—and Atlanta soccer pubs and sports bars are joining in on the celebration.
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Who''s your favorite team? 
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TreeMendous Play Houses Exhibit

TreeMendous Play Houses Exhibit | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it

When:  June 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am – September 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Where: Smith-Gilbert Gardens, 2382 Pine Mountain Rd, Kennesaw, GA

“TreeMendous Play Houses: Let your imagination climb” features a series of  creative, interactive, outdoor play structures, designed and built by area students and professionals. Presented by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the exhibition runs from Saturday, June 30, through the end of September, and is included in the price of garden admission. TreeMendous Play House

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TreeMendous Play Houses began in January 2018, as a design/build competition. Students and professionals were invited to submit fun outdoor play structure designs
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Silver Comet Trail Connector, Facts - Smyrna GA

Silver Comet Trail Connector, Facts - Smyrna GA | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
Silver Comet Trail Connector - directions, maps, photos, facts - Cobb County, GA
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Silver Comet trail in Cobb County worth checking out
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The Big Creek Greenway Trail, Maps, Guides, Parking, Photos, Walking, Running, and Biking

The Big Creek Greenway Trail, Maps, Guides, Parking, Photos, Walking, Running, and Biking | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
The Big Creek Greenway Trail, Maps, Guides, Parking, Photos, Walking, Running, and Biking
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Enjoy Big Creek Greenway - a walking, running, and biking trail that stretches through Alpharetta, Roswell, and Forsyth County.
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The verdict on 6 newcomers to Atlanta's dining scene

The verdict on 6 newcomers to Atlanta's dining scene | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
Mini-reviews of the Local Pizzaiolo, the White Bull, Noona, Achie's, Genuine Pizza, and Dixie Q...
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New places to delight your taste buds around town
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Cobb Leads State In Opioid Cases: GBI

Cobb Leads State In Opioid Cases: GBI | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
MARIETTA, GA — Cobb County has had more opioid cases investigated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation than any other county in the state this . . . Read more https://www. google.
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Overlooked problem in our own community, be aware this problem is here NOW.
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Cobb County To Honor Vietnam Vets

Cobb County To Honor Vietnam Vets | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
The Cobb County Board of Commissioners will host an event to honor Vietnam veterans at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Cobb County Civic Center in Marietta.In conjunction with the Defense Department’s ongoing 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War, the Georgia Department of Veterans ...
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Georgia - Honoring Veterans, 50th Anniversary of Vietnam..
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Get thee to the suburbs: Atlanta's OTP theater scene is booming

Get thee to the suburbs: Atlanta's OTP theater scene is booming | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
The success of companies such as Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and the Aurora Theatre debunk the myth that the suburbs are void of culture, and other artists are taking note. Here are a few new companies that are bringing theater to the suburbs.
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OTP theater exists...
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Atlanta Monetary Museum - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Atlanta Monetary Museum - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
As part of the nation's central bank, the Atlanta Fed plays an important role in monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and the operation of a nationwide payments system.
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Atlanta Fed's Monetary Museum exhibit of historical artifacts, Discover the fascinating story of money—from barter to modern times and see examples of rare coins and currency.
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Marietta Museum of History » Your Hometown History Hotspot!

Marietta Museum of History » Your Hometown History Hotspot! | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
Cobb Photo & Artifact Collection Drive. Help preserve all of Cobb County’s history. Bring your photos of family, friends, places & events, also old businesses, schools, churches, and community members to be scanned and returned or donated to our archives.
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Put your local photo's into history records of Cobb County
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What’s filming in Atlanta now? HBO’s Watchmen, Clint Eastwood’s The Mule, Stranger Things, Stuber, and more

What’s filming in Atlanta now? HBO’s Watchmen, Clint Eastwood’s The Mule, Stranger Things, Stuber, and more | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
HBO's new Watchmen series, Clint Eastwood-lead drama The Mule, Stranger Things, and Dave Bautista comedy Stuber are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta this month. Plus: Which movie was the fake EAV pizzeria for?
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AtlantaMovieTours.com   - Follow the yellow Signs 
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Atlanta Paint Disposal

Atlanta's premier paint recycling company Until recently getting rid of your leftover paint in Atlanta has been a real problem. Now we are happy to introduce to you our first step in helping Georgians properly manage their paint by offering paint recycling. How does our service work? Watch this 1 minute video and you'll be an expert. 
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Schedule a Paint Pickup during the month of June and be automatically entered for a pack of 4 tickets to see Atlanta United FC at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 
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Celebrate Summer! Community Events June 22-29

Celebrate Summer! Community Events June 22-29 | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it

JUNE 29 Glover Park Concert Series featuring Bogey & The Viceroy.

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Enjoy music under the stars with a classic soul to today’s hits sound. Bring a picnic and blankets or set up lawn chairs after 4pm.
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Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

Battle of Kennesaw Mountain | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
On June 27, 1864, Kennesaw Mountain, located about twenty miles northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County, became the scene for one of the Atlanta campaign's major actions in the Civil War (1861-65).Beginni
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Historical anniversary of struggle in our own neighborhood.  
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Upcoming Events –

Upcoming Events – | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
Journey through history and learn why America rocks! The Youth Museum - 
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Great opportunity to learn about significant historical, social, and cultural events, participate in activities which integrate arts and education. 
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Marietta PD Hands Free PSA

CobbTV, Cobb County Police and Marietta Police worked on a new Public Service Announcement that summarizes the new Hands Free Law in roughly three short minu...
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Coming soon - Know the Law - Hands Free  
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One-man conservationist looks to save Cobb’s bluebirds

One-man conservationist looks to save Cobb’s bluebirds | Cobb County GA | Scoop.it
How wonderful.
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Harbinger's of happiness - efforts to save them deserve our thanks and help!
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