Tuesday, April 23, 2013
LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center will convert more than 1,200 acres of rocky terrain and rolling hills just outside Cartersville into a state-of-the-art, premier tournament vacation destination.
Tuesday, April 23
More than three years of planning and design, LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center has started the construction process to convert more than 1,200 acres of rocky terrain and rolling hills in Bartow County into a state-of-the-art, premier tournament vacation destination. "When you set out to build the world’s largest and most unique sporting venue, it requires the efforts of many individuals, companies and government agencies to work together around a single vision," LakePoint Sports Development Partner Judy Sparks said in a release. "We have been blessed to have the cooperation and support of the city of Emerson, Bartow County and the local citizens who see the big picture and understand the positive economic impact this development …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Cartersville and Bartow County will play host to the International Bowhunting Organization Spring National off U.S. 411 and the Softball Players Association Mid-South Nationals Tournament at Dellinger Park.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Steven R. Archer's wife, Jill, was about 50 feet away from the area in which two bombs would detonated about 45 minutes later, killing at least three people and injuring hundreds, in what federal authorities classify as a terrorist attack.
A Cartersville man who safely finished Monday's Boston Marathon, and his wife are safe,, despite two explosions that occurred near the finish line almost four hours into the race. At least three people are dead and hundreds injured as a result. Visit this website to check up on loved ones who ran the Boston Marathon, or call 617-635-4500. Steven R. Archer, 46, was the only Cartersville resident registered to run in the world’s oldest annual marathon. "As far as the race went it was the most incredible marathon I have ever ran," Archer told Cartersville Patch. "The crowds along the way are awesome and the people of Mass are incredible friendly. Walking around Boston before the race random people just stop and wish you luck. "I set a …
NFL favorites Ronnie Brown of the San Diego Chargers and Andre Fluellen of the Chicago Bears will posing for photos and autographing from 4 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Check out photos of the horse races and party at Kingston Downs in Bartow County.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources grant will help fund about a mile-and-a-half of Phase II of the city's Village Historic Trail.
Wednesday, April 3
The city of Euharlee received a grant for a new, one-and-a-half mile trail, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. It award a total of $1.66 million to 16 recipients to fund trails around the state meant to provide the public with more places to walk, run, ride and paddle, according to the press release. "Our state's enthusiasm for hitting the trails and paddling the rivers is growing," Becky Kelley, director of the Division of Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites, said in the release. "These new grants will help lay more paths to family fun and outdoor exercise." The city of Euharlee received $100,000 grant for Phase II of its Village Historic Trail. "The City’s unique village environment is, for the second time, the …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Find what you need to know about the daylong event at Kingston Downs on Highway 411 between Cartersville and Rome.
The Atlanta Steeplechase, a nonprofit that benefits the University of Georgia's College of Veterinary Medicine and Zac Brown's Camp Southern Ground, is set for April 13 at Kingston Downs in Bartow and Floyd counties. Now in its 48th year, the daylong event expected to draw 20,000 people to the track off Highway 411 in between Rome and Cartersville, has some new offerings, including a raffle for the one-year lease of a new Hyundai Equus, the Budweiser Clydesdales, the PeopleChase 5K race and an air show, according to the press release. The top Steeplechasers in the country are expected to show up for thoroughbred racing, with four races over brush jumps and one turf race, and a total purse of $80,000. Additional activities include Jack …
Monday, March 25, 2013
The road will receive funding through the state's Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant program.
A Bartow County contract for a 1.6-mile road to connect the LakePoint Sporting Community and Town Center is expected to pave the way for economic development and job creation, according to the Ga. Department of Transporation (GDOT). The section of road will connect the center to the Georgia and U.S. highway system near Emerson. “I am proud that through our working relationship with local and state officials that we can support Bartow County’s efforts for job creation and economic development and help it meet its growing transportation needs,” Georgia DOT Commissioner Keith Golden said. While contract preparation has begun, construction on this new road project cannot begin until the contract has been signed and a work order issued. The …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Pettit Environmental Preserve will be open to the public for the Spring Hike: Birding 201 on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Atlanta businesses this year have a new way to enhance the fundraiser for The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine and Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground for special needs children held in Bartow County.