The Olympic games have historically been an effective way of bringing people from all corners of the world and all walks of life together. The Earl Brackin Band, a bluegrass group from Dalton, was invited to play at the Sochi Winter Olympics, and after a pit stop in Moscow, performed at the Winter Games this past February. Now back in the U.S., the group will perform a free concert Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Dalton State College in Goodroe Auditorium of Gignilliat Memorial Hall.
Plow through the pollen, visit your library and view the new selection of books and movies.
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.
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.
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.
Tonya Sharpe of Rockmart and Darlene Smith of Cedartown are cancer survivors.
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.
Sunbeams pierce through stained glass pieces to create a multi-colored pattern near where Teresa Brumbelow of Aragon is busy at a workshop table.
Country superstar Brad Paisley will play Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood on June 22. Paisley will be joined by special guests Randy Houser, Leah Turner and Charlie Worsham.
WELSHfest, the only Welsh-centered festival in Georgia, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 15 in downtown Rockmart.
The first ever Our House Prom Fashion Show took place this past week at the Main Street thrift store, and organizers are hoping young ladies looking for a bargain will take advantage of their large stock and low prices as prom season gets underway.
A few days of sunshine can make a gardener lose his senses. It has rained in the past weeks; spring is just around the corner. It is hard to resist working the garden. Here are a few words of advice:
A former resident of the Murphy Harpst Children’s Home is hoping a new book will give readers a look inside what it was like to grow up in the facility.
Fans of Dr. Seuss will have an opportunity to see how local students will present his work during a performance on Friday of the school’s annual musical.
Be prepared for a triple treat when three up and coming bands perform at Calhoun’s GEM Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 1.
Atlanta-based indie-alt-folk group, vonGrey, will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the GEM Theatre in Calhoun. The group’s return appearance is sponsored in partnership with the Fox Theatre Institute.
There’s something unmistakably normal about Cole Swindell. Maybe it’s the ball cap — a dark blue, well-worn lid promoting his alma mater, Georgia Southern University. Or maybe it’s his story?
Upper School Director Max Roach's article "Introducing the Japanese Sword" is featured in the February issue of Andon, the Society for Japanese Arts' flagship academic journal.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to publicist Cheryl Kagan. She was 85.
Couples young and old have just over a week to find a gift for their favored lover, and local businesses are ready to help shoppers find the right thing for their special someone.
The Cedartown library will soon be able to let the public have access to eight new computers purchased with the help of state funds.