Songs by noted artists, a duck race, parades and fireworks highlight this year’s Fourth of July activities in the area. Grammywinning recording artists will perform at The Rock Ranch, Chapelstock in Pike County and Rock Springs Church off Highway 36 east of Barnesville, and all three venues will have fireworks.
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Gordon College vice president for business affairs Lee Fruitticher and director of facilities, Richard Vereen, hold the Build Georgia Award given to them by David J. Moore of Piedmont Construction Group, LLC. [Full Story »]
Nick Maskell is a newly commissioned ensign in the United States Navy who says he still has a lot to prove.
He has been in Barnesville visiting relatives during a leave between his graduation from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and his leaving for Stanford University in California for graduate work in applied physics. Interviewed at the home of his grandparents, Dave and Mary Maskell, Nick tells about multiple achievements but speaks his story with humility and humor.
Azalea Garden Club’s Jackie Carter of Barnesville was so busy with spring planting she almost didn’t have time to talk to The Herald Gazette.
A charter, 61-year member of the Azalea club, the diminutive dynamo recently was honored with a Jackie Carter Day at the regular meeting. A city proclamation, an azalea painting by Eileen Smith and numerous other honors marked the happy celebration.
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