๐ŸŒฑ Cartersville Motel Manager Convicted + Aragon Children's Day

by Jacob Solomon Jun 5, 2023 News
๐ŸŒฑ Cartersville Motel Manager Convicted   Aragon Children

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  1. Shreesh Tiwari, 70, an Indian national working as a motel manager in Cartersville, has been convicted on multiple offenses, which include making a female employee perform forced labor and engage in sexual acts. Tiwari allegedly promised the victim legal assistance but threatened her with eviction and forced acts. Tiwari faces a sentence of up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. (Deccan Herald)
  2. Davitte Lodge #513 F&AM, in collaboration with the City of Aragon and local merchants, organized the 30th annual Aragon Children's Day at the Aragon Mill Pond on Saturday. The event offered various activities such as fishing, games, and a greased pole climbing competition with a cash prize. Additionally, food concessions including hot dogs, drinks, and cotton candy were available. Another opportunity for outdoor fun for children aged 15 and under is the upcoming Polk County Kid's Fishing Rodeo at Kenview Farms on Cartersville Highway on Jun. 10. (Subscription: Northwest Georgia News)
  3. Cartersville Farmers Market announced one of its own Family markets โ€” Mama J's Produce, a family-owned market farm specializing in hydroponic greens and soil-grown vegetables โ€” has been named the 2023 Bartow County Farm Family of the Year. Led by Carol and John Jerauld, along with their extended family, they prioritize providing fresh and locally sourced produce using sustainable methods such as hydroponics. Their high-quality greens have gained a reputation for exceptional flavor and extended freshness compared to store-bought varieties. Additionally, this is the second consecutive year that the Market family has received this esteemed recognition, following the Lyle's win in 2022. (Cartersville Farmers Market via Facebook)

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In and around Cartersville over the next two days.

On Monday, June 5th.

  • Summer Camp - Mysteries Of History At Bartow History Museum (9:00 AM)
  • Vacation Bible School At Sutallee Baptist Church, White (6:30 PM)

On Tuesday, June 6th.

  • Radical Reptiles - Children's Summer Art Class At Booth Western Art Museum (9:00 AM)

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  • Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites is celebrating the exceptional trails at Chattahoochee Bend State Park, thanks to the dedicated efforts of the Friends volunteers who have worked tirelessly to create and maintain these top-notch trails. With miles of diverse hiking and biking paths, the park also offers opportunities for paddle trips, birding, and wildlife viewing. (Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites via Facebook)
  • Old Cartersville Tours is excited to announce that it is open for business and recently held a tour. All are welcome to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jun. 6 at the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce. (Cartersville-Bartow Chamber via Facebook)
  • Bartow Public Library is inviting you to join the "All Together Now" summer reading program! Join the challenge for activities, prizes, and book recommendations for all ages. (Bartow County Library System via Facebook)

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