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4th of July Fireworks for 2014 in Acworth

Let freedom light up the skies!  The City of Acworth and the Acworth Business Association are proud to present 4th of July Fireworks in Acworth — one of the largest fireworks extravaganzas in Metro Atlanta. The annual Independence Day fireworks at Cauble Park begins with live music at 4:00 PM.  The Paul Hand Band will take more »

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New Fishing Record: 16 pound Bowfin Caught June 21st

Angler Jimmy Tucker, 55, from Statenville, set a new fishing record while angling on the Suwannee River on 2014′s first day of summer. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, this 16 lb, 3 oz, 33 1/4”-inch catch beat the existing state record, established in 1976, by three ounces.  A new state record more »

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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (6-25-14)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-sides: Very Good!! The summer bite is in full swing.  We are catching a ton of fish downlining and pulling umbrella rigs on the south end more »

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The Civil War’s 150th Anniversary

The Civil War’s 150th Anniversary will be commemorated — as compared to celebrated — in Kennesaw, Georgia, Thursday, June 26th through Sunday, June 29th. The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain will be remembered with guided hikes, book signings, concerts, artillery demonstrations and the reading of names of people who died in that battle. The tragic years from 1861 more »

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Lake Allatoona Drowning Victim ID’d

We regret to inform you of the death of a gentleman from the nation of India who was the second Lake Allatoona drowning victim in two weeks. According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Law Enforcement Division Public Affairs Officer Mark McKinnon, mister Varun Krishnamurthy, who turned 27-years-old on May 11th, was swimming with more »

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Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (6-12-04)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Lineside: Great!!  And the topwater bite is off the charts. There are monster schools of hybrids and white bass busting topwater all more »

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Georgia’s Boating Laws Change July 1, 2014

Tough new boating laws take effect in Georgia on Tuesday, July 1st 2014 For example:  All motorized vessel operators born on or after January 1, 1998, must complete a boater education course to legally operate a boat on state waters in Georgia. “In an effort to provide a mechanism for ensuring that Georgia boaters are more »

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Rockfest! at Tellus Science Museum

Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville is calling all rock hounds, jewelry collectors, families and everyone fascinated by geology and/or rocks! RockFest returns to Tellus for two entire delightful days that will (probably) make everybody in the family have fun. No, it’s not just “sitting around looking at rocks,” princess.  There are lots of cool things to do: Hourly more »

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Marietta Museum of History’s Civil War Displays

Our nation is remembering the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.  Organizations, small groups of individuals and museums all over the country are bringing our remembrance to those tragic days in our history. The Marietta Museum of History, for example, is presenting new exhibits and hosting events from now through Saturday, July 12th.  The museum will be open more »

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