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Kingston hears tourism report

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Melissa Jest, African-American Programs coordinator with the Georgia State Historic Preservation Office, reports on the effects of “heritage tourism.”

Last February, a team from the Tourism Product Development Office visited Kingston with an eye towards fostering a plan to make the city a tourist destination.

 

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Noble Hill program encourages youth to pass on kindness

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The Rev. Louise Young Harris leads the participants in the Summer Heritage Program at the Noble Hill-Wheeler Memorial Center in Cassville.
In its 28th year, Noble Hill-Wheeler Memorial Center’s Summer Heritage Program is looking to inspire youth to practice its theme, “Kindness, pass it on.”

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Main Attraction: Bartow’s ‘historic jewel’ in demand by Hollywood

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Filming of “The Best of Enemies” continued this week at the gold dome Courthouse and at Cartersville City Hall. The film is one of several using the location.

A downtown Cartersville fixture since the early 1900s, the Bartow County gold dome courthouse is continuing to capture the eye of Hollywood.

 

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Busy summer for Student Painters

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Jacob Smith, with Student Painters, stands at the home of one of his painting jobs.

 

The employees of Student Painters have had a busy summer, and there’s no sign of it slowing down yet.

 

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Weather Takes its Toll

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Storms in the area Thursday caused power outages and fallen trees throughout Bartow County, including a tree which fell and temporarily blocked the southbound lanes of Highway 41 north of Fire Tower Road. Local residents and passersby helped to clear the debris from the road. Among the power lines down around the county, there was one on Highway 293, and Georgia Power was reporting dozens of power outages around Bartow.

 

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EPD kick off ‘Beards for Bikes’

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Emerson Police Chief Randy Turner, center, flanked by Assistant Chief Kyle Teems, left, and Officer Chris Barnes sport a week’s participation in “Beards for Bikes.”
Forget the June temperatures, the Emerson Police Dept. is getting a full half-year’s jump on Santa Claus.

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