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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT :: Lara J Designs

Lara J Designs, Lara Jeanneret , Owner Tell us about Lara J Designs Lara J Designs is a small graphic and web design studio based in Historic Downtown Cartersville, Georgia. We serve not only Cartersville and the surrounding areas, but also serve clients from all over the country via email and phone. We are dedicated to personalized one-on-one service.  We specialize in logo, website and branding design. Helping new companies brand their business is our area [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Business Spotlight, Downtown Development Authority, Merchant of the Month|Comments Off on BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT :: Lara J Designs

A History of Georgia Railroads May 25th @ 7 p.m.

  The Bartow History Museum welcomes Robert Jones to the museum on May 25th at 7 p.m. to discuss his new book, A History of Georgia Railroads. Attendees will hear about…  The change in the number of railroads in Georgia prior to and after the 19th century.  The railroads that William Tecumseh Sherman targeted during his invasion of Georgia.  The part that New York financier J.P. Morgan played in the development of [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A History of Georgia Railroads May 25th @ 7 p.m.

Business Spotlight: The Local Bar and Grill

The Local Bar and Grill, Dean Gipson, Owner Tell us about The Local Bar and Grill The Local Bar and Grill is a local owned bar and grill with some of the best staff around. We have a full line of beers, wine and mixed drinks. We feature an extensive menu as well. What was your inspiration for starting? How did you get started? We  love the folks that operate our awesome town. When I was going [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Business Spotlight|Comments Off on Business Spotlight: The Local Bar and Grill

Come learn about the Victory Gardens of WWII

Victory Gardens Cartersville, GA – May 8, 2017 – Join us on May 13th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Bartow History Museum for our special program entitled, "Victory Gardens". Come learn about the Victory Gardens of WWII, and why those gardens made such a difference to the war effort. Plan your own garden and plant some seedlings to take home! Also, learn about preserving tomatoes. This program is open to all ages [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Come learn about the Victory Gardens of WWII

Business Spotlight: Southern Made Mercantile

Southern Made Mercantile, Peter Coke, Owner Tell us about Southern Made Mercantile Southern Made Mercantile is all about the southern artisan. We are stocked with some of the best creations from makers all over the Southeast. From cutting boards and kitchen accessories to jewelry and skin care products, SMM has goods for everyone. When you shop at SMM, you will find everything in the store was made right here in the sunny south. What was [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Business Spotlight, Downtown Development Authority, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Spotlight: Southern Made Mercantile

The Bartow History Museum welcomes Lisa Love, from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, to the next evening lecture program on Thursday, April 27th at 7 p.m.

 Love’s presentation will include a lively look at the state's music history, with a special emphasis on gospel, blues, R&B and soul artists in Georgia from 1950 - 1975, the era of George Washington Carver Park. From Coca-Cola to Spanx, many iconic global products have originated in Georgia. Few people realize, however, that Georgians have also been instrumental in shaping the fabric of popular music. The Peach State’s musical dynasty includes the Father of Gospel [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Bartow History Museum welcomes Lisa Love, from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, to the next evening lecture program on Thursday, April 27th at 7 p.m.

Business Spotlight: The Olive Branch

  The Olive Branch, Jim Ballew and Carolyn Montgomery, Owners Tell us about The Olive Branch The Olive Branch is an eclectic antique/gift shop. We carry a large variety of items as well as Farmhouse Paint to help you re-purpose your favorite piece of furniture.Why did you choose downtown Cartersville? What was your inspiration for starting? How did you get started? We love to go to shopping in small towns and go to the locally owned stores. [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Business Spotlight, Merchant of the Month, News|Comments Off on Business Spotlight: The Olive Branch

“If Plants Could Talk, a Cherokee Relationship”

  Presented by Tony Harris Cartersville, GA – April 6, 2017 – The Bartow History Museum welcomes Tony Harris to the next Lunch & Learn program on Wednesday, April 19, at noon. Harris, a member of the Cherokee Nation, will present "If Plants Could Talk, a Cherokee Relationship." His talk will cover how the Cherokee used native plants for medicine, food, shelter, tools, crafts and ceremonial purposes prior to The Trail of Tears. The lecture [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on “If Plants Could Talk, a Cherokee Relationship”

Restless Heart is coming to The Grand Theatre in downtown Cartersville as part of the Century Bank Entertainment Series.

  The Century Bank Entertainment Series at The Grand Theatre concludes on Saturday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. with Restless Heart.    “We always aim to have a big finale to our Century Bank Entertainment Series, and we have that again this year with Restless Heart.”, says theatre Administrator, Matt Santini.  “With twenty six Billboard hits, fourteen top ten songs and six that went to number one, Restless Heart is among the biggest stars to [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Restless Heart is coming to The Grand Theatre in downtown Cartersville as part of the Century Bank Entertainment Series.

Business Spotlight: Heaven Scent Cupcakes

Heaven Scent Cupcakes, Shelby and Paula, Owners Tell us about HSC Heaven Scent Cupcakes is a family owned cupcake shop specializing in jumbo gourmet cupcakes. We offer more than 20 flavors daily as well as seasonal favorites. Our shop opened in Dallas, GA in 2012 and then moved to Cartersville in 2016. Why did you choose downtown Cartersville? As long-time Bartow County residents, we were excited to bring Heaven Scent Cupcakes back to Cartersville. We [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Spotlight: Heaven Scent Cupcakes
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