Find a Job, Celebrate a New Year

Here's what you should know to start Sept. 28 in East Cobb.

1. Expect a mostly sunny day with a high of about 83 and a refreshing breeze, the National Weather Service says. The overnight low will be around 59. There is a slight risk of hazardous weather from pop-up thunderstorms.

2. The ninth annual is today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the at South Marietta Parkway and Fairground Street. The latest figures from the state Department of Labor show Cobb County had an unemployment rate of 9.6 percent in August and had more than 35,000 people searching for jobs. That rate is lower than the state rate of 10.2 percent but higher than the national rate of 9.1 percent.

3. If you haven’t met new Superintendent , you have a chance tonight when he speaks at the monthly meeting of the East Cobb Civic Association at the , 4400 Lower Roswell Rd. The meeting starts at 7. Speaking of government service, little happened at the meetings Tuesday. We didn’t write anything from the afternoon work session because the reports on the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Plan 2040 and South Cobb development plans weren’t new. As for the regular meeting, the Marietta Daily Journal’s report indicates there was talk about economic development incentives and transit but not much action.

4. swept , and in home volleyball matches Tuesday, the MDJ reports. In high school sports today, visits Walton in a

5. The Jewish New Year’s holiday, Rosh Hashanah, starts at sundown today and continues until sundown Friday. Services start at 6:30 p.m. at , 1190 Indian Hills Pkwy.; 7 p.m. at Chabad of Cobb, 4450 Lower Roswell Rd.; and 8 p.m. at Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Rd.


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