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Bartow’s fall festivals feature diverse backdrops

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As Labor Day weekend nears, thousands of local and out-of-town festival-goers will start experiencing Bartow’s diverse locales. With settings ranging from parks to historic structures, events offering carnival rides, artwork, the old West and live music will begin taking shape across the county through late October.

Lake Allatoona-based flotilla earns national diversity award

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For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 22 has received the National Commodore’s Three Star Award for Diversity. Based at Lake Allatoona, the flotilla features about 60 volunteers and is a component of the Seventh Coast Guard District’s Division 2.

Registration underway for Bartow History Museum Historic 5K at Rose Lawn

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Continuing to combine fitness and historic preservation, the Bartow History Museum Historic 5K at Rose Lawn will return to downtown Cartersville Sept. 19. The third annual offering will begin and conclude at Rose Lawn Museum, the former residence of the late renowned evangelist, Samuel Porter Jones.

Noble Hill alumni to reunite for Labor Day cookout

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In its 26th year, the Noble Hill-Wheeler Memorial Center’s Labor Day Homecoming Cook-Out on Sept. 7 will reunite the former school’s alumni. Now operating as a cultural museum, the building — originally named Cassville Colored School and later referred to as the Noble Hill School — provided instruction for black children in the first through seventh grades from 1923 to the mid-1950s.

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