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Ice bucket, elections popular on Facebook in 2014
Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death o...
December 17, 2014 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Cartersville business speaks life into women, girls
There have been countless poems and songs dedicated to the ethereal beauty of the female. But even with its varying shades of comeliness and appeal, what makes a woman attractive is only partly due...
December 09, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adairsville's 1902 Stock Exchange hosts Christmas events
Though the sights and sounds of the holiday season have been evident for weeks, it officially begins in earnest Thursday. And for even the most severe Scrooges, Bartow County has plenty to offer in...
December 02, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rydal resident shares battles with cancer
In the month of November there are ubiquitous reminders of the holidays, blessings and gratitude. But in addition to Thanksgiving and the perpetual rush of Christmas shopping and prepping, it is of...
December 02, 2014 09:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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ACT I presents holiday classic at Legion Theatre
There is something timeless about the holiday classic film, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Whether it is James Stewart as depressed George Bailey, or the film’s positive message, it has its place as one ...
December 02, 2014 09:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little Free Library sets up in downtown Cartersville
Loretta Fishel said she estimates that she owns about 400 books. Romance, science fiction, mystery — they line the shelves of her Cartersville home, a testament to her love of reading. Her daughter...
November 18, 2014 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas Star explored at Tellus
Some 2,000 years ago, a star shone bright in the heavens, heralding to some the fulfillment of a prophesy that spoke of the birth of the Messiah. For centuries, scientists, theologians and those wh...
November 18, 2014 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seminole Tribe has ties to Bartow County
In the history of Native Americans, the Seminole tribe of Florida has a place of distinction. Its story of survival and ingenuity stretches beyond the borders of Florida, where its members were the...
November 18, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 5 5 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 5 5 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 | 7 7 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 | 5 5 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 | 7 7 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 | 10 10 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 | 18 18 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 | 14 14 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 | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 63 63 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 | 26 26 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 | 69 69 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 | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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