Farmers and producers alike once again gathered in Rockmart for what became a vibrant display of crisp produce, farm-raised meat, and delectable sweets.
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The Cedartown Junior Service League is inviting the public to come out and celebrate spring during the 53rd annual Cedar Valley Arts Festival at Peek Park in Cedartown starting from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 28 and continuing Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 30 …
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center to the Standard Journal on April 6, 2017. Congratulations go out to these parents in our reading area.
An event is coming to the Polk-Haralson Christian Life Center in April as part of festivities around the Easter holiday locally.
The Rockmart Farmers Market continues on this Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. behind Southcrest Bank and next to the Silver Comet Trail in downtown Rockmart.Visit them at Rockmartfarmersmarket.com for more information.
Easter is almost upon Polk County and while some groups and churches have gotten their egg hunts out of the way already, this Friday and the weekend provide plenty of events to help local residents celebrate the holiday.
Polk County Farm Bureau along with Georgia Farm Bureau offers an Art Contest each year for high school students to enter. This year 35 students entered the contest from Cedartown and Rockmart High Schools, with three winners selected from outside sources. Winners were first place Kasie Price…
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The following birth announcements were sent in by Floyd Medical Center on March 30, 2017. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
A number of Easter events are coming up this weekend and next as Polk County residents gather to celebrate the coming holiday for egg hunts and church services.
The Polk County Historical Society had a special guest for their latest meeting, a man who knows all too well the ups and downs of politics, the news business and life in general.
The Rockmart Farmers Market continues on this Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. behind Southcrest Bank and next to the Silver Comet Trail in downtown Rockmart. Classes and the summer schedule will begin on May 4. Visit Rockmartfarmersmarket.com for more information.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on March 23, 2017. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
The public is invited to share in the Marietta Street United Methodist Church’s annual Spring Revival continues tonight and on Thursday, 7 p.m. nightly. Guest speakers include Rev. Mattylyn Hubbard of New Hope United Methodist Church, Rev. Khyril Rogers of St. Luke’s Baptist Church and Rev. …
The following birth announcements were submitted to the Standard Journal on March 16, 2017 by Floyd Medical Center. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area:
The Cedartown Performing Arts Center is hosting A Night with Local Artists coming up on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. Deliveries of paintings began last week for the upcoming show, which features work from local artists including Cedartown High School students.
The Ayers-Beck Community Foundation held their annual banquet to hand out gifts to community organizations they help support annually through funds raised via the Doc Ayers-Ray Beck Charity Golf Tournament, this year being held at the Cherokee Country Club on May 12.
The Polk County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers had their annual District Project Achievement last month on Feb. 4, 2017 at Georgia Highlands College.
One cost effective method of reducing pesticide use in the landscape and improving landscape quality is to use pest resistant plants. When planting or replacing plants this spring, consider using plant species that are resistant or tolerant of key pests.
Wet weather in the morning hours didn’t stop residents in Rockmart from celebrating their Welsh heritage over the weekend as the sixth annual WELSHfest was held on Saturday. The day included tours of the historic Van Wert Church graveyard, the a Welly Wanging competition, kilt competition, a…
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The following birth announcements were submitted to the Standard Journal on March 9, 2017 by Floyd Medical Center. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area:
Carol Harper, a Rockmart resident, was one of the authors at the Authors Festival at the Cartersville Public Library in Cartersville on Saturday, March 11.
The Rockmart Golden Agers had a great time at the February meeting trying to keep up with Mike Ellis’s hands as he made things disappear and come back again as he showed us his acts of “illusionist.”
Gail Posey of Cedartown will be among the more than 130 people expected to participate in Georgia River Network’s (GRN) Paddle Georgia Spring on the Satilla event set for April 1-2 on the southeast Georgia river.
The Polk County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for vendors for the 2017 Homespun Festival happening on July 21 and 22 in Rockmart. Costs vary for vendors, but those seeking to bring arts and crafts to Homespun are charged $115 for a vendor fee. The deadline to apply is Apr…
The National League of Junior Cotillions has announced the appointment of Thomas and Jennifer Ruff as the new NLJC Director for the Polk County Chapter in Cedartown, Georgia.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center to the Polk County Standard Journal. Congratulations go out to the following new parents in our reading area:
Have winter weeds taken over your lawn? The seed (for next year’s crop) mature in late winter and early spring. The grassy winter annuals include annual bluegrass and little barley. Broad leaf winter annuals include henbit, common chick weed, pepperweed, Carolina geranium, buttercup, wild ga…