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It's Scary to Be Hungry pick up Nov. 1
By Monica Burge mburge@neighbornewspapers.com While ghosts, goblins and the walking dead are frightening to some, for the organizers of a local food drive, there’s nothing scarier than families goi...
October 28, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Night of the Living Dead' at Legion Oct. 31 and Nov. 1
While Halloween may not be considered by some as a major holiday, Oct. 31 has plenty of enthusiasts and admirers who get a thrill out of things that go bump in the night. Kids have the tradition of...
October 28, 2014 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Road Rally set for Nov. 2 in Cartersville
While Halloween is widely-recognized as one of the preeminent fall holidays, a local nonprofit hopes to build awareness for another – Orphan Sunday. As the name suggests, the day encourages a world...
October 28, 2014 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Covered Bridge Festival returns to Euharlee
The Covered Bridge in downtown Euharlee has a storied history, both fabled and true. Some say it’s haunted, others say it is a priceless landmark that is one of the few remaining of its kind in the...
October 14, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding providing unique therapy
It has been about three years since Libby Beem took her first horseback ride and while she is an award-winning rider now, there were moments of apprehension in the early goings. “I thought I was go...
October 14, 2014 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville 12-year-old in need of 5-organ transplant
Dalton Robinson is a dreamer. At 12 years of age, the Cartersville resident dreams of doing the things most boys his age typically do. He wants to feel the wind on his face as he rides his bike, he...
October 07, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LifeSong Montessori creating life-long learners
More than a century ago, Maria Montessori started a school that implemented revolutionary ideas for the classroom. The philosophy of the Montessori Method, according to the American Montessori Soci...
October 07, 2014 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Cartersville High principal pursuing excellence
artersville High School has a long, rich tradition of excellence, both academically and with athletics and the school’s new principal said he plans to continue to build upon that history. “It is im...
September 16, 2014 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighbor Newspapers columnist releases new album
Neighbor Newspapers columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album with his new project, “Red Clay Country.” The music is a compendium of Southern Americana music including folk, blues, ...
September 11, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow Purple Heart recipients honored
State Rep. Christian Coomer, R-Cassville, along with other local, state, and federal officials, honored the Purple Heart recipients of Bartow County in a ceremony held Thursday in the commissioner’...
August 12, 2014 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow's Tallatoona CAP helping community
Steven said he believed he had the perfect life. He was married with two children and was making about $50,000 a year on the road as a commercial truck driver. Earlier this year, his life took a dr...
July 15, 2014 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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All Aboard! Model Train Exhibit opens at Tellus
Tellus Science Museum astronomer David Dundee said he has a passion for locomotives. While his day job involves stargazing and constellations, his hobby is model trains. Dundee said the hobby began...
July 08, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville City Schools names system teacher of the year
Aside from parents, perhaps the most influential people in the life of a child are the teachers who help shape and mold them into productive, successful members of society. Each year, the Cartersvi...
May 20, 2014 10:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams makes history serving as first female pastor
Some 80-plus years ago, Bishop David Braziel Sr. had a vision for a new church, while pastoring in Bartow County’s Taylorsville. In 1945, the church moved into a small house on the sounthside of Ro...
May 20, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering Bear
Bear, a lovable mixed breed dog was dragged to death by a careless man driving a pick-up truck. This had everyone angered. The elderly driver went to buy bread, forgetting Bear was tied to the back...
May 20, 2014 09:20 AM | 7 7 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tellus planetarium enhanced by new projector
Tellus Science Museum unveiled its new state-of-the-art planetarium projector. The projector is the first completed project following the successful conclusion of the museum’s Vision for the Future...
March 04, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow senior center hosts monthly dance
By Monica Burge mburge@neighbornewspapers.com The most common misconception about getting older is that when you reach a certain age, it’s better to slow down. But extensive research has shown that...
January 28, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow Master Gardeners host clinics
By Monica Burge mburge@neighbornewspapers.com During the cold, brisk days of winter, outside activities are usually limited to sports enthusiasts and those with a tolerance for the cold. And during...
January 21, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Gate Coffee Shop in Cartersville offers door to Christ
Dewayne Mullinax was born and raised in the church and at an early age was heavily involved in ministry. But by the time he was 30, Mullinax said he realized that even though he professed to be a C...
January 21, 2014 11:57 AM | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville residents recall King influence
me to Cartersville to attend the funeral of a former employee, Forrest Green was able to meet him up close and personal. “He actually helped him put on his hat and overcoat,” said daughter Mary Ali...
January 14, 2014 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harper takes on new role as chamber chair
By Monica Burge mburge@neighbornewspapers.com For more than a century, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce has worked to unite and promote local businesses and their interests and th...
January 07, 2014 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tooth Fairy is walk in the park over Elf on the Shelf
Carly Kerby, a mom of four girls, doesn’t have the greatest track record as the Tooth Fairy, but it was another family tradition that nearly did her in: The Elf on the Shelf. In case you’ve been hi...
December 23, 2013 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meritan in Cartersville seeks donations for Angel Tree
For those that believe in the magic of the holiday season, it’s easy to see the angels among us. With the message of giving instead of receiving, the spirit of generosity during this time of year i...
December 12, 2013 09:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anheuser-Busch celebrates 20 years in Bartow County
It was the summer of 1993 when Bartow County saw new neighbor Anheuser-Busch officially open for business. The company has found more than success and profits over the years, it has found a home. N...
December 10, 2013 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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