Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful. While time with family and friends, holiday celebrations and running the gauntlet from black Friday to giving Tuesday are exciting for many, the holiday season can also bring a host of stressful situations.

The Cedartown Performing Arts Center once again proved that its stage is for much more than just plays, and by hosting the Joe Gransden 16 Piece Big Band, locals were treated to the sounds of jazz from one of the scene’s most prominent rising stars.

Artists are busy painting chairs for RCAC’s Annual Gala and Auction to raise money for their Fine Arts Scholarships, Summer Camps, Programs and Events at the Rockmart Cultural Arts Center. If you would like to donate a chair for this worthwhile auction, contact Peggy Cline at 770-684-2707. A…

It’s that time of year again when kids going back to school, the air is getting cool, and it’s time for county fairs to be popping up across the country… and right here in Polk County too!

A new exhibit is now up and running at the Rockmart Art Gallery in the city hall complex, and focuses on a material that can be just as much a beautiful piece of sculpture as it is a function item for everyday life.

Whether it’s the beach, the lake or just the back yard, the sunshine is calling us to get outside. Unfortunately, that time enjoying the rays is not without peril. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reminds us that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage our skin in as l…