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Editor's note: SCAD's student publication "The Connector" was kind enough to provide us with full text of this article from one of their latest editions on Elizabeth Erwin, a student from Cedartown. Find a link below to read the full text of the article, or grab a copy of the April 24 editio…

During the spring, one of the most beautiful ornamental flowers is the Easter Lily.

Mealtime with kids can be stressful, especially as a parent concerned about nutrition and establishing good eating habits. The limited amount of time for preparation and the inevitable timing of your child being hungry before dinner is on the table only adds to the pressure.

‘George Washington’ is spending his retirement productively, and despite serving as the first president of the United States, he managed to visit the Rockmart Library to detail the history of the country and his life leading up to his inauguration.

SALT LAKE CITY - The following local residents have earned a degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university held its 67th (Austin, Texas), 68th (Washington, DC), 69th (Indianapolis, Indiana), and 70th (Orlando, Florida) commencement ceremonies last fall and …

In this week’s look back on Polk County’s past as the paper celebrates its 150th year, local historian Gregory Gray provides us with two items from 1911 — one from Cedartown and one from Rockmart. We continue to thank and appreciate his assistance in providing us with items from long ago tha…

If you’re like most people, you know that high cholesterol is a bad thing, but did you also know there is a such thing as good cholesterol and you don’t want it to drop too low? The human body is a complex organism. That’s why we make education an important component of the Live Well Polk! i…

U.S. News & World Report consistently identifies Maui as either the #1 or #2 “Best Place to Visit in the United States” and it has been voted “The Best Island in the World” 18+ times by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine.

Another article drudged up from the archives reminds everyone of the good news that seems to come every now and again about business expansion. Just like in the past few years of industrial expansion locally in different areas, Cedartown once experienced growth with a former partner that now…

It wasn’t easy getting around to see all the art on display at the Cedartown Performing Arts Center’s “A Night with Local Artists” in 2019. The house was packed with people coming out to see what was on display.

When the Cedartown High School drama department began their annual variety show, Theater Director Chris Reaves thought it was only going to be a one-time thing way back in 1999. Just a fun show to put on for the community at the behest of his students.

Theta Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., celebrated its 111th Founder’s Day.

Editor’s note: The below article came from the May 16, 1888 edition of the Cedartown Standard. This was the year the newspaper start as Cedartown Standard, but prior to that was known as The Advertiser, along with several competitors in the 1800’s (depending on whose version of history you r…

Editor’s Note — Though we had to take a hiatus from getting in archive pieces for our 150th year, we’re now settling back into regular publication of these pieces provided with the help of local historian extraordinaire Gregory Gray. Here’s the latest, published on Sept. 13, 1938, and approp…

Unity has been a persistent mission of the Polk County Outreach Ministries, Zion Hill First Baptist Church partnership, and the group continued its efforts by helping to put on a youth summit where citizens were invited to an afternoon of religious worship and brotherly love.

Baskets and sweets were on the auction block in recent days and local book lovers got a chance to hear from area writers as Ferst Readers of Polk County celebrated their efforts to continue to raise literacy rates with their Afternoon with the Authors fundraiser.