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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 | 1 1 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 7 7 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 | 60 60 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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Autism in Bartow hosts Ava's Law Rally
Becky Marcus had a “gut feeling” about her identical twin sons when they were less than two years old and although she saw “red flags” early, it wasn’t until after six months of testing that they w...
November 06, 2013 08:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow County School System names Teacher of the Year
By Monica Burge mburge@neighbornewspapers.com For some, teaching is a profession, for others like Brandie Freeman it is a calling. Freeman, a science teacher at Woodland High School said as a child...
November 06, 2013 08:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maguire releases CD inspired by C.S. Lewis book
Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album, “In green seas, under copper skies: Music inspired by C.S. Lewis’ ‘Perelandra.’” The project was written, performed and produced ...
November 06, 2013 02:26 PM | 1 1 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Use newspaper to create Halloween decorations
What’s black and white and orange all over? Creative Halloween decorations made out of newspaper. Black and white newsprint is a perfect starting point for spooky crafts. A lightweight foam wreath ...
October 25, 2013 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Dot Frasier Clay Shoot Tournament set for Nov. 2
The contents of Dot Frasier’s office nearly spill through the doorway — brightly-colored bags of goodies for teachers within the Bartow County School system. Smartly dressed in a festive green suit...
October 22, 2013 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bartow Family Resources draws women, families
Maryland Guthas remembers when she was pregnant with her first child as a teenager. At the time there were little to no resources available for a young woman in crisis and Guthas said she doesn’t k...
September 24, 2013 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartersville Woman's Club hosts tea
The Cartersville Woman’s Club is hosting a high tea event at Stonewall Manor at 104 Stonewall St. in Cartersville Sept. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. This unique event will bring women together for fun, fell...
September 17, 2013 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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