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Saturday 04/12/2014
Women's event coming to Hamilton Medical Center
Posted: April 12, 2014

DALTON – Hamilton Medical Center’s (HMC) annual “For Her” women’s event will combine varied aspects of health and wellness with some pampering. The event is free.

Friday 04/11/2014
Calhoun Little Theatre prepares for production
Posted: April 11, 2014

The Calhoun Little Theater will present “The Hallelujah Girls,” a Southern comedy by well-known playwrights Jessie Jone, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten on May 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. and on May 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the Harris Arts Center in downtown Calhoun.

Church donates quilt to fire department
Posted: April 11, 2014

A group of ladies from the Aragon United Methodist Church, known as the “Quitters”, recently donated a quilt to the Aragon Volunteer Fire Department.

See the lunar eclipse up close at Tellus Science Museum
Posted: April 11, 2014

Cartersville, GA, –During the very early morning hours of Tuesday April 15, a total lunar eclipse will be visible in Georgia.

Trail system connecting landmarks takes next steps
Posted: April 11, 2014

A unified trail system connecting landmarks in Calhoun and Gordon County is one step closer to reality.

Thursday 04/10/2014
Kal-el the lion at Ala. animal park and rescue turning 7
Posted: April 10, 2014

As king of the jungle it is only right to celebrate his birthday. Kal-el turns 7 this weekend and we are having a celebration. Lion talks and party at 1 p.m. on Saturday April 12th and Sunday April 13th.

Special activities held at local library
Posted: April 10, 2014

Plow through the pollen, visit your library and view the new selection of books and movies.

Booth Western Art Museum presents an evening with Don Troiani on April 17
Posted: April 10, 2014

CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA – For the first time in more than a decade, "America's Most Respected Historical Artist" Don Troiani will visit the Atlanta area at Booth Western Art Museum. On Thursday, April 17, Don will be speaking about his artistic career as part of the Museum's Third Thursday Evening Lecture Series.

Spring Variety Showcase planned by Writers’ Round
Updated: April 10, 2014 - 2:13 pm

Rockmart Writers’ Round presents a Spring Variety Showcase at the Arts Center Theatre ONE EVENING ONLY. Be sure to save the date of Saturday, May 3, 2014 to attend the first of many musical performances and showcases to highlight writers of all types.

Sinking cancer's battleship
Posted: April 10, 2014

No one knows for sure how many years Gordon Hospital has been involved in Gordon County’s Relay for Life, but most agree that it has been there since the beginning in 1994.

Tuesday 04/08/2014
Triceratops skull found with mummified skin now on exhibit at Tellus
Updated: April 08, 2014 - 2:19 pm

Cartersville, GA, – Tellus Science unveiled its latest dinosaur fossil on Tuesday April 8, 2014: the skull from the most complete Triceratops skeleton ever found.

Parkinson’s Walk coming to Peek Park
Posted: April 08, 2014

The seventh annual Parkinson’s Walk for Hope benefiting the Georgia Parkinson’s Association will be held Saturday, April 19 at Peeks Park in Cedartown.

Relay gives hope to local survivors
Posted: April 08, 2014

Tonya Sharpe of Rockmart and Darlene Smith of Cedartown are cancer survivors.

City of Cedartown taking part in state-wide celebration
Updated: April 08, 2014 - 10:01 am

Cedartown, Ga. – April 8, 2014: The City of Cedartown will be taking part in “Georgia Cities Week,” a state-wide celebration that showcases the contributions and services of local government.

Wednesday 04/02/2014
Berry College Symphony Orchestra Features Concerto Competition Winners
Posted: April 02, 2014

ROME, Ga. -- The Berry College Symphony Orchestra will host its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. April 14 in the Berry College Ford Auditorium.

Shorter University musical theatre presents Brigadoon
Posted: April 02, 2014

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University’s musical theatre department presents the enchanting tale of Brigadoon on Thursday through Saturday, April 10-12 and Monday and Tuesday, April 14-15 at 7:30 p.m. at Callaway Theatre.

Tuesday 04/01/2014
Cedartown rising star setting sights on Hollywood
Updated: April 01, 2014 - 6:38 pm

There’s a rising star from right here in Polk County who looks to soar in the years ahead, and she’s only eight years old.

Shorter University faculty member Renee Emerson publishes book of poems
Posted: April 01, 2014

Rome, Ga. — “Keeping Me Still,” a collection of Southern free-verse poetry by Shorter University Assistant Professor of English Renee Emerson, will be released on April 2.

Monday 03/31/2014
Taylor's Ridge: The man and history behind the name
Updated: March 31, 2014 - 10:30 am

In spring and summer, the ridge is a hundred shades of green. When the sky turns gray in winter, or under the silver light of a full moon, it looms in surly blues and purples. Come October, the ridge explodes in a autumnal spectrum of reds and yellows, oranges and umbers. In every season, it draws our eyes upward. The ridge is the site of desperate battles, the safekeeper of lost silver mines, a place of moonshiners’ hollows and hunters’ tall tales.

Thursday 03/27/2014
Tellus welcomes Calhoun Elementary School - their one millionth visitor
Posted: March 27, 2014

Cartersville, GA, March 27, 2014– January marked Tellus Science Museum’s five year anniversary and today, they welcomed their one millionth visitor.

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