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As officials with The Pettit Environmental Preserve celebrate the venue’s high attendance numbers, they are busy preparing for its upcoming public “Salamander, Slither & Slime” program and hike. “We had one of the biggest years … more
Each tour group heard lectures about the cave's history followed by a 90 minute spelunking adventure. “This series has been phenomenally successful thus far,” Head said. “In fact, we were not completely prepared for the response. The … more
Whatever school system Debra Malone works for, the awards seem to follow. The instructional assistant principal at Cartersville Middle School found out Wednesday that she had been named the 2016-17 National Outstanding Middle Level Assistant … more
As the Dixie Highway 90-Mile Yard Sale approaches, Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau officials continue to be impressed with the event’s ever-present appeal. “Our phone, of course, has been ringing with people … more
Two men were injured and airlifted to medical facilities for a shooting incident Saturday night in Bartow County. At approximately 7:12 p.m. Saturday, crews with Bartow County Emergency Medical Services responded to a call located on Planters … more
While many establishments have fallen by the wayside over the past 175 years, Connesena Baptist Church remains, serving as a steadfast fixture in northwest Bartow. Located at 71 Connesena Road in Kingston, the church was formed in 1841, two … more
After serving on Bartow Family Resources’ board for 10 years, Kim Lewis was delighted to join the nonprofit’s staff as the director of its Pregnancy & Mentoring Center in 2013. “I have been in my current position for three years,” she … more
Andy Postell’s children were all the motivation he needed to get his church involved in tackling childhood hunger. The lead pastor of Church at the Well in Cartersville started the Backpack Buddies program in 2010 as a way to provide students … more
For the second time in less than a week, Bartow County Emergency officials found a child unresponsive in a local swimming pool. The latest incident happened in Rydal late Friday afternoon. At approximately 4:10 p.m., Bartow County Emergency … more
The Etowah Scholarship Foundation will recognize donors Herschel and Ruth Wisebram for the contributions they’ve made to students’ educations throughout the years at its annual ESF Scholarship Awards Ceremony Thursday at 7 p.m. at Cartersville … more
Unpredictable would be one way to describe recent SPLOST revenue for both school systems in Bartow County, but so far, the variations in the amount of their Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax payments haven’t created any problems for either … more
Helping oversee one of two Memorial Day services in Bartow County on Monday, Glen Thompson encourages the public not to let the holiday’s significance fall by the wayside. “All too often we forget what the true meaning of Memorial Day is,” … more
The South Central Middle School Honor Band picked the perfect time to give the performance of a lifetime. The 88-member band achieved the highest score ever in the 25-year history of the Southern Star Music Festival and was named grand champion … more
Fast-casual restaurant franchise Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers recently broke ground on East Main Street across the road from Kohl’s in the Main Street Shopping Center. The restaurant is slated to open in late summer. Menu items … more
The Memorial Day holiday travel period begins this weekend and signals the beginning of the summer travel season. The 78-hour holiday travel period will begin today at 6 p.m. and end at midnight on Memorial Day. During this period, Georgia state … more
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