Consider giving a pet a loving home today by bringing home a dog or cat from Polk County Animal Control.
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President Andrea Sorrells was honored to report that the 2017-2018 climax of the Polk Retired Educators Association (PREA), was an extremely busy year filled with outstanding achievements.
We have already seen temperatures above 800 in May. We may have another long dry summer ahead, so we must be prepared. There are mowing practices we can use to conserve water in our turf grass.
The National League of Junior Cotillions, Polk County Chapter, has announced those who have been named “Best-Mannered Teacher” of the 2017-18 school year.
Two local seniors are in luck because the Polk County GOP held their annual Youth Scholarship Fundraiser, and a graduating student from both Rockmart and Cedartown High will receive a grant to help pay for their college fees.
Pollination, the transfer of pollen from male to female parts of the same or a different flower is necessary to produce fruit and seed in many horticultural crops such as tomatoes, squash, watermelon, apples and peaches.
WELSHfest Heritage Days planning is already back up and running continuing the area’s tradition of providing financial support for The Rockmart History Museum and restoration and preservation of present day Van Wert Church in Rockmart. Broken down into teams of workers, success is already cl…
A pup with a local connection won big at the latest American Kennel Club Westminster Dog Show this past week, and was featured on the annual broadcast. The AKC Champion and bronze grand champion whose full name is Dreamcatcher Cairbre To Lokis Major at Aujudon, also known as Evo, took best i…
Theta Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. celebrated the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s holiday and birthday Monday, January 15, 2018 by donating 32 backpacks filled with male hygiene products to two non-profit organizations. The Chapter encompasses Bartow, Carroll, …
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
A local student recently showed off her speaking skills in a contest held by the American Legion, and is moving onto the next level.
I often hear stories of how homeowners plan to protect their shrubs during a cold snap. Sometimes homeowners have good intentions, but they do more to damage than protection of their shrubs during a cold snap.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
The following birth announcements were sent in by Floyd Medical Center on Jan. 18, 2018. Congratulations go out to all the new parents in the Standard Journal reading area:
Rita Mull (center) presented Gov. Nathan Deal with another of her photographs selected for the Georgia Council of the Arts “Celebrating Home” exhibit running in the executive offices of the State Capitol building through May.
The Cedartown Kiwanis Club welcome special guest speaker Blair Elrod to their Jan. 19 meeting. Elrod is the new executive director of the Polk County Chamber of Commerce. The Cedartown Kiwanis Club meets every Friday at noon at the Cherokee Golf and Country Club.
ROME — Shorter University has announced students named to the dean’s list during the fall semester of 2017. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.
The following birth announcements were sent in by Floyd Medical Center on Dec. 13, 2017. Congratulations go out to all the new parents in the Standard Journal reading area:
After Christmas, many a Christmas tree has been dragged out to the curb to wait an undignified burial in a nearby landfill. A lot of people just don’t realize what a shame it is to waste a perfectly good recyclable product. There are several uses a good Christmas tree can be put to.
A collection of staff and students from Rockmart High School and Rockmart Middle School and staff from Rockmart Cultural Arts Center gathered at the city’s downtown theatre to put on the final public performance of Seussical Jr. that proved to live up to the summer shows.
The Pets of the Week featured from Animal Control come in the form of a affectionate feline and a friendly pup with playful disposition.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Dec. 13, 2017. Congratulations go out to all the new parents in the Standard Journal reading area:
The Rockmart Farmers Market will be on a three-week winter break beginning after this Thursday’s holiday market and returning in mid-January, but executive director Shonna Kirkpatrick has big plans the weekly event before and after the holiday season ends.
To many, the beginning of the Christmas season is getting a tree decorated. The aroma, beauty, and the special adventure of having a tree are sensed by all in the home.
Poinsettias adorned the tables of the last gathering of the 2017 year of the PREA (Polk Retired Educators Association), and was punctuated by the excited voices and seasonal dress of the attendees!
Colton Dixon provided contemporary Christian and holiday favorites to an audience who were just happy he was in Polk County for the first ever event held by For Polk, a nonprofit group looking to make a difference in the community.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Dec. 6, 2017. Congratulations go out to the following new parents in the Standard Journal reading area:
Students from Cedartown High School gathered once again at the Pizza Hut on North Main Street for a special project that in past months has helped the restaurant gain notoriety among others in the area.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Nov. 29, 2017. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
The holiday season without the traditional greenery can be a bit drab and artificial. Many landscapes may have a number of different greens that you may use and achieve a more natural Christmas. Pines, particularly the short leaf or Virginia pine, can be most pleasing.
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The following birth announcements were submitted on Nov. 21, 2017 by Floyd Medical Center. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
The Tech Corner is a technology news and advice column presented each week courtesy of Melvin McCrary at Georgia Computer Depot in Cedartown.
The Rockmart Farmers Market’s cooking classes are back in action with a new set of holiday-inspired courses designed to teach the county’s aspiring cooks how to make delicious, healthy, and kid-friendly side dishes using locally grown produce straight from the market.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical on Nov. 15, 2017. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.