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4th of July Parade a Star-Spangled Success

Hundreds of patriotic Cartersvillians flocked to the square this morning to celebrate Independence Day.

Many of Cartersville's local businesses, government and nonprofit groups paraded up Church Street and down Main Street early Monday morning amid the excited cheers of families and friends gathered all around the square to ring in our nation's birthday.

Anthems blared and star-spangled flags and banners waved from trucks and bikes and rooftops as the parade marched its way through town before the day's holiday began at .

Kimberly July 05, 2011 at 12:02 PM
It was a awesome parade an everyone had a good time.
J.M. Prince July 05, 2011 at 03:02 PM
Yes, bigger crowds and more parade participation this year too. The Bartow Navigator Team of 'wheelers' (Wheelchair users) were there for the 1st time also. Great to see everyone out. JMP
Brenna Crowder July 05, 2011 at 06:01 PM
I thought the parade was very well attended and lots of fun this year. Everything went off without a hitch and everyone seemed to be having a really great time, participants and spectators alike! So glad I got to cover it!

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