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FREE admission to Georgia State Historic Sites for one day only as part of “Super Museum Sunday. All Parks will open this Sunday.

  (ATLANTA, Ga. – February 8, 2018) – This Sunday, February 11th, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites is offering FREE admission to Georgia State Historic Sites for one day only as part of “Super Museum Sunday.” Did you know that Northwest Georgia is home to THREE very historically significant historic sites: Etowah Indian Mounds [...]

By |February 8th, 2018|General|Comments Off on FREE admission to Georgia State Historic Sites for one day only as part of “Super Museum Sunday. All Parks will open this Sunday.

Black History Month: Remembering Georgia’s First State Park for African Americans

    CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA—OCTOBER 2017—Plan to celebrate Black History Month at Memories Day to be held February 24, 2018 at George Washington Carver Park (3900 Bartow Carver Rd, Acworth). Founded in 1950, George Washington Carver Park was Georgia’s first state park for black Americans. The public is invited to the annual Memories Day Celebration from 10 AM-2 [...]

By |February 8th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Black History Month: Remembering Georgia’s First State Park for African Americans

GHC launches ‘Next Step Fair’ to help students make long-term plans

Georgia Highlands College is introducing a “Next Step Fair,” which will bring together several colleges and universities in Georgia for a chance to meet one-on-one with college representatives. The event will take place in February and is open to students and the public. The event is planned for February 20th from 10AM to 3PM on [...]

By |February 7th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on GHC launches ‘Next Step Fair’ to help students make long-term plans

Florida man arrested in Adairsville, accused of stealing a car in Roswell, GA

Press Release: On February 4th, 2018 at approximately 1600 hours officers with the Adairsville Police Department were dispatched to Patty’s Truck Stop located at 940 Hwy 140 NW in Adairsville in reference to a male subject asking customers for money.  Upon arriving at the location, officers made contact with a male subject, later identified as [...]

By |February 5th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Florida man arrested in Adairsville, accused of stealing a car in Roswell, GA

Fairmont woman arrested in Adairsville on drug charges

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/01/2018 On February 1, 2018 at approximately 0218 hours an officer with the Adairsville Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a 2002 Saturn for a traffic violation.  Upon talking with the occupants the officer smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  A probable cause search was conducted on [...]

By |February 1st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Fairmont woman arrested in Adairsville on drug charges

Local health officials emphasize the importance of getting the flu vaccine.

Rome, GA:  We are currently experiencing a high rate of Influenza activity in Georgia and the rest of the United States. This is an opportunity to ensure that we get the Influenza vaccination which protects against both Influenza A (H3N2) and Influenza B. Some of the benefits of getting the influenza (flu) vaccination are: Protection [...]

By |February 1st, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Local health officials emphasize the importance of getting the flu vaccine.

GHC continues hosting workshops to help anyone applying for federal student aid

Georgia Highlands College helped hundreds of people in its series of free workshops called “First Friday FAFSA” last year. GHC will be continuing the workshops this year, as well. The workshops are designed to educate about and promote the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Workshops are free and open to the public. Attendees [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|General|Comments Off on GHC continues hosting workshops to help anyone applying for federal student aid

Congratulations Cass High Grad U.S. Air Force Airman Meghan E. Woodruff

U.S. Air Force Airman Meghan E. Woodruff graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Congratulations Cass High Grad U.S. Air Force Airman Meghan E. Woodruff

Input needed for planned detour for rehabilitation of bridge on Old Grassdale Road over I-75 in Bartow County  

Georgia DOT wants your two cents in its planned detour for rehabilitation of bridge on Old Grassdale Road over I-75 in Bartow County   Press Release WHITE, Ga. –  A detour open house to discuss the Georgia DOT’s proposed project to rehabilitate the bridge on Old Grassdale Road over I-75 in Bartow County is scheduled for Wednesday, February [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Input needed for planned detour for rehabilitation of bridge on Old Grassdale Road over I-75 in Bartow County  

Woodland Middle School student spells her way to victory during this year’s Spelling Bee

Woodland Middle School 8th grader, Abigail Carlson, won the Bartow County Spelling Bee on Wednesday. Cass Middle School 6th grader, Justin Peace was the runner-up.

By |January 31st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Woodland Middle School student spells her way to victory during this year’s Spelling Bee