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Business Spotlight: Hometown Financial & Tax Service

Jeff Adcock, Owner, Hometown Financial and Tax Services, Inc. Hometown Tax and Accounting Services has been located in historic downtown Cartersville since 2008. The family owned, family run business prides itself on providing quality services at reasonable prices – more so than its competitors.   Tell Us About Your Business “Most people do not realize that we follow the same laws as large franchise companies. My wife, son and daughter also work here. Being a family owned, family [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Business Spotlight, Merchant of the Month, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Spotlight: Hometown Financial & Tax Service

Hear Michael Shaffer February 23, 2017 at the Bartow History Museum

Technology in the Civil War Cartersville, GA – February 13, 2017 – Historian, Michael Shaffer, will be at the Bartow History Museum on February 23 at 7 p.m. to present, Technology in the Civil War. The American Civil War brought out the best creative minds, North and South, as each side adopted new technology in their quest for victory. Shaffer will discuss the military use of aeronautics, submersibles, the telegraph, and more. Join us for [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Hear Michael Shaffer February 23, 2017 at the Bartow History Museum

Business Spotlight: Agan’s Bakery

Abbey Ross Owner, Agan’s Bakery Agan’s Bakery is an old-fashioned bakery located in the heart of historic downtown Cartersville.  Proudly family owned and operated since 1961 everything is made from scratch daily with the freshest ingredients available.  Agan’s is dedicated to serving the community so at the end of the day any remaining baked goods are donated to churches so that nothing is wasted. Tell Us About Your Business Put simply, Agan’s Bakery helps people [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Spotlight: Agan’s Bakery

Johnny Mitchell of Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse presents

  Time Honored Traditions for Meat Preservation: Smoking and Curing. February 15th at Noon at the Bartow History Museum Cartersville, GA – February 7, 2017 – On Wednesday, February 15th, at 12 p.m., the Bartow History Museum welcomes Johnny Mitchell of Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse as he shares, Time Honored Traditions for Meat Preservation: Smoking and Curing. According to Trey Gaines, Director of the Museum, "We are excited to offer this educational and tasty program." Free [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Johnny Mitchell of Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse presents

Business Spotlight: Spool of Dreams

About Spool of Dreams: Spool of Dreams Boutique is women's boutique specializing in brands like Free People, Z-Supply, and other exclusive brands at affordable prices. Why did you choose Downtown Cartersville? "It has never crossed our mind to be anywhere different. We love our community, the people, other fellow business owners, and the look and feel of a small town environment. We love our Downtown community and love any chance we get to tell people [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Business Spotlight|Comments Off on Business Spotlight: Spool of Dreams

The Bartow History Museum announces enrollment is now open for spring break camp 2017

 Blaze a path to a fun-filled week learning about planes, trains, and automobiles! Discover some of the most unusual automobiles ever manufactured. Learn about the different parts of trains and train cars. Explore the many types of and uses for planes and other aircraft. Campers will create their own planes, trains and automobiles; design tracks; have toy car races; play games; and engage their imaginations. This camp will be fun and exciting for both boys [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Bartow History Museum announces enrollment is now open for spring break camp 2017

New Feature Exhibit Opens – History of Bartow Carver Park

Learn the History of African American State Parks in Georgia Cartersville, GA – January 24, 2017 – On Thursday, February 2, at 7 p.m. the Bartow History Museum welcomes Al Alford of the Georgia State Park system. Alford will present his research on the history of African American Parks in the state of Georgia. The presentation will center on the relationship between African Americans and Georgia State Parks during the era of Jim Crow. In [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|News|Comments Off on New Feature Exhibit Opens – History of Bartow Carver Park

The Century Bank Entertainment Series at The Grand Theatre Continues with The Lonesome River Band

  The Century Bank Entertainment Series at The Grand Theatre returns on Saturday, February 4th at 7:00 p.m. when the bluegrass band, Lonesome River Band comes to Cartersville. The Lonesome River Band continues their reputation as one of the most respected names in bluegrass music. Led by five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year and Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer Sammy Shelor, the group holds a powerhouse line up of [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Century Bank Entertainment Series at The Grand Theatre Continues with The Lonesome River Band

Theatre Extreme Presents “Don’t Cry For Me Margaret Mitchell”

January 27-28 and February 3-4 @ 8:00 PM January 30 @ 3:00 Stiles Auditorium/4-H Building – 320 West Cherokee Avenue, Carterville GA For Tickets: 770-719-8898 or Facebook @ TheatreExtremeCartersville $15.00 General Admission Join us for this hilarious story of David O. Selznick, Victor Fleming and Ben Hecht as they attempt to write the screenplay for Margaret Mitchell’s beloved “Gone With The Wind.” Production has started on the movie but Selznick halts it and sequesters Fleming [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Theatre Extreme Presents “Don’t Cry For Me Margaret Mitchell”

January Board Meeting Canceled

The January DDA Board Meeting scheduled for January 19, 2017 has been canceled due to the Visioning Meeting. We will meet again in February.

By | January 18th, 2017|Downtown Development Authority|Comments Off on January Board Meeting Canceled
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