Lifestyles

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.

  • Ricky Ensley, Polk County Extension Coordinator
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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…

  • Ricky Ensley, Polk County Extension Coordinator
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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…

  • Ricky Ensley, Polk County Extension Coordinator
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We receive calls about companies wanting to sell well users a water filter system.Questions like this are hard to answer. We can respond with a few facts and a lot of questions.

  • Greg Gray, Polk County Historical Society
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Editor’s note: The following article was contributed by Greg Gray from the Polk County Historical Society.

  • Ricky Ensley, Polk County Extension Coordinator
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Trees are hard workers. They reduce air, water and noise pollution. They add to the value of our homes, conserve energy, reduce water runoff and protect us from harmful UV radiation.

  • From press release
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Theta Omicron Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., presented its 21st Biennial Lords and Ladies Cotillion on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Berry College’s Ford Dining Hall. This year’s theme was “Enchanted Elegance 2017”. Some 300 guests were in attendance.

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ATLANTA — In its General Session on Friday, Jan. 20, the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division approved the petition of the West Georgia Young Lawyers’ Association to become affiliated with the Georgia YLD by unanimous voice vote.