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Adairsville resident helps raise funds for neurofibromatosis research

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EmmaGrace Godfrey, left, is being chased by her sister Elizabeth Brookshire during a game while their mother, Catherine Archer Gaston, visits her father, David Archer, at his Cartersville law firm. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News

As a mother of a child with neurofibromatosis, Catherine Archer Gaston is embracing the opportunity to support the Neurofibromatosis Network and provide encouragement to other families impacted by the nervous system disorder. For the second year, the Adairsville resident will serve as the Georgia volunteer walk chairperson for the nonprofit’s Great Steps4NF benefit.


Rebirth the Role Model set for Nov. 7

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Delivering the presentation titled “Stop the Bullying,” Cass High School head football coach Bobby Hughes is looking forward to taking part in Rebirth the Role Model. To be held Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the event will be located at the House of Liberty Church, 10 Womack Drive in Cartersville.

‘Hugging dogs’ find permanent home

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As the news broke this week, Malena Evans was delighted to hear Kala and Keira, affectionally known as the “hugging dogs,” have found a permanent home together.

Shaw helps spruce up Boys & Girls Clubs’ Cartersville Unit

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Shaw Industries employees Devin Henderson, from left, Brandy Kelley, Dhruvi Patel, Omoleye Adeyemi and Ashley Ginn paint one of the rooms at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County’s Cartersville Unit as part of the Green Apple Day of Service. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News

Last week, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bartow County’s Cartersville Unit was bustling with activity. Along with more than 100 youth partaking daily in its after-school services, the nonprofit’s building received a facelift courtesy of Shaw Plant 94.


Whitton pens 11 children’s books

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Marie Whitton is preparing to release her 12th children’s book, titled “A Day At The Zoo.” SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News

In the real estate business since 1998, Marie Whitton recently added children’s book author and illustrator to her resume. The Cartersville resident, who has self-published 11 books, currently is working on her next offering titled “A Day At The Zoo.”

Roberts joins Extension as family and consumer sciences agent

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Alexis Roberts, left, is the new family and consumer sciences agent for the Bartow County Cooperative Extension Office. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News

Describing her position as an “unbelieveable opportunity,” Alexis Roberts is embracing her new role as Bartow County Cooperative Extension Office’s family and consumer sciences agent.

Pumpkin patches offer seasonal experiences for families

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Leah Allen, granddaughter of Scott and June Allen, plays in Pettit Creek Farms’ pumpkin patch at 337 Cassville Road in Cartersville. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News

From an infant’s first steps to a child’s joy-filled smile, the staffs of Pettit Creek Farms and Pumpkin Patch Farm consider themselves blessed to offer memory-making experiences each fall.

Bartow Family Resources presents Night of Life Oct. 22

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Experiencing significant growth in the first quarter of 2015, Bartow Family Resources’ Night of Life will be a time for celebration. On Thursday, the fundraising banquet will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Clarence Brown Conference Center, 5450 State Route 20 in Cartersville.

Covered Bridge festival, zombie run take shape in Euharlee

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With a fall festival and 5K on tap, the city of Euharlee soon will be buzzing with activity. While the Covered Bridge Zombie Run will wind through the historic downtown Saturday afternoon, the two-day Euharlee Covered Bridge Fall Festival will begin Friday evening.

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