Thursday, February 14, 2013
The barbershop harmony group, which was making a delivery, performed two songs at First Presbyterian Preschool for Valentine's Day 2013.
Members of the Big Chicken Chorus this morning delivered a singing Valentine to First Presbyterian Preschool, suprising students, teachers and parents with a impromptu performance during a short wait. Seven members of the Marietta-based chorus call Bartow County home and its barbershop harmony group offered $50 singing Valentines in Cartersville for a second year, The Daily Tribune News reported. What did you give or get for Valentine's Day? Show us by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos" or tell us below in the comments. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about—subscribe to Cartersville Patch's newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Try these tips for Valentines that are creative and kind to the environment.
Valentine’s Day can be lovely for sweethearts—but with tons of candy to consume and generic, store-bought cards that will be tossed rather than treasured, it can be a holiday to dread for parents. Here are 10 tips to make your child’s 2013 Valentine’s Day celebrations more memorable—and kinder to the environment. 1) Consider ditching the candy and handing out something small, special and fun. This year, my son will be giving his classmates Ninja pencils and Fuzzy Wuzzy pencils, available from Amazon.com, instead of cheap candy. Other options include stickers, pens or fun erasers from Staples or Hobby Lobby. 2) Make chunky, recycled crayon hearts to give to classmates. Follow directions here, or you can buy them at Lil' Artist Crayon…
WhatsYourPrice.com, an online dating website where members bid for first dates, reports more than 3,600 Atlanta-area men were a portion of 369,000 across the country who offered an average of $131.70 during the four weeks preceding Valentine's Day.
Would you pay for a first date? Men bidding on first dates and paying women more for them as Valentine's Day approaches, according to the online dating website, WhatsYourPrice.com. It gives 'generous' members the opportunity to date 'attractive' members who may not even give them a chance on traditional dating websites, according to a press release. A singles study by the world's only dating-auction website found that 3,619 Atlanta men made offers for first dates on Valentine's Day, along with a total of 369,282 men across the country during the last 4 weeks. The average price to get a valentine this year: $131.70, which is 62 percent higher than the site’s annual average of $80 for a first date. "Our study revealed that as Valentine’s Day…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
For Valentine's Day, tell us what you love most about the town you call home.
Whether it’s the local schools, the bakery, or the proximity from home to a great hiking trail, everyone has something they love about their community. Since it's Valentine's Day, we want to hear from you about what you love most about Cartersville and what makes it so special. Please post comments and pictures here to show us all your favorite things about Cartersville!
If you're single on Valentine's Day, the world is your oyster!
If you haven’t been shot with Cupid’s arrow yet or your Valentine is yet to be found because he or she is still hiding under a rock, fear not. You have a whole list of things to celebrate on Feb. 14, also known to many as Singles Awareness Day. It’s great to be single on Valentine's Day because you don’t have to please anyone or care about anyone’s opinion of what you want to do. Go see that horrible or cheesy movie that you’d never go to on a date at Carmike Cinemas. You can also really enjoy being with your friends. Get a group together and go to a fun concept restaurant in Cartersville, such as downtown's Ate Track Bar & Grill or a local Mexican restaurant. If dining out isn’t your thing, try out a martial arts class with friends to get…
Monday, February 11, 2013
What's the object of your affection, Cartersville? Whether you adore your pet, your family or even something more indulgent, upload a photo for your chance to win a Patch prize pack.
Tell us some great spots to mark the day in our town!
Valentine's Day 2013 is fast approaching, and we want you to share where in Cartersville you would like to celebrate the day. Is it one of Cartersville Patch's Readers Choice winners like Armando's Italian Restaurant, Gondolier Pizza or Okinawa? Do local favorites Appalachian Grill or Antonino's Italian Grotto make your list? Do you have other suggestions or know of some great Valentine's Day specials in Cartersville?
Friday, February 8, 2013
Check out a unique invitation to prom in our neighborhood gallery and share your own by clicking "Upload Photos & Videos."
Thursday, February 7, 2013
What's the object of your affection? Whether you adore your pet, your family or even something more indulgent, upload a photo for your chance to win.
Valentine’s Day doesn’t just have to be about someone special in your life. Whether it’s your pet, children, a favorite cookie recipe or a destination, all things treasured deserve to be celebrated. That's why Cartersville Patch is launching our "Object of My Affection" Contest. Here's how you can enter for a chance to win: We'll enter you into a drawing for the grand prize, which you must redeem by March 31, 2013. The drawing is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, who are 18 and older. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on Feb. 14, 2013, Valentine's Day. There's no limit on entries per Patch user. The winner will get Patch gear for two, retail value of $10, including two Patch T-shirts, …