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Archaeologist talks importance of saving history
CHATSWORTH — As a time lapse of aerial photos above the Leake site — an American Indian archaeological site on the Etowah River southwest of Cartersville — showed roads and buildings replacing green grass, several members of the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society sighed with disappointment.
Fort Mountain State Park celebrates 75 years
As Fort Mountain State Park celebrates 75 years of existence this weekend, visitors and park personnel alike are looking forward to one of its oldest relics being restored.
Murray animal shelter fights parvo outbreak
The Murray County Animal Shelter is working on three days of deep cleaning and will no longer allow members of the public to visit the kennels unescorted after a parvo outbreak at the shelter earlier this week.
Langford honored by veterans
To Vietnam veteran Harrison Parker, the Murray County Veterans Memorial Park on Hyden-Tyler Road — where veterans from several wars are honored with inscribed bricks and monuments — is “the cat’s meow.”
Not a dry day in July
A month with a reputation for cookouts and fireworks is off to a wet start with a week’s worth of rain — something likely to continue until at least Monday, said Claude Craig.
Fireworks in Chatsworth canceled
The Fourth of July fireworks display in Chatsworth tonight has been postponed until Aug. 31.
Murray County holiday celebration still scheduled for today
Weather permitting, Murray County will still celebrate Independence Day today.
Court upholds bullying ruling
A Murray County teen whose parents said he committed suicide almost four years ago because he was bullied at school was a “sad, indeed a tragic case,” but the boy’s parents didn’t prove school officials were responsible for his death, a ruling from a federal court of appeals said this week.
Spring Place Ruritan Club receives awards
The Spring Place Ruritan Club has again been recognized by Ruritan National for its 60-plus years of work in its community. An organization in which the entire family can be involved, Ruritan is dedicated to improving communities and building a better America through fellowship, goodwill and community service.
Man pleads guilty to planting drugs in Murray case
A Dalton man pleaded guilty in federal court in Rome on Friday to planting drugs on the car of a Murray County woman who had accused a magistrate judge of making sexual overtures in exchange for a favorable ruling on a case.
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