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Rockmart’s fifth annual Riverwalk Festival saw another successful year of arts and crafts, music, and food that brought dozens together to celebrate the new season.

Another winner from Rockmart was announced for this past week’s Polk Pigskin Picks contest, though he wasn’t available to come collect his prize and take a photograph as others have in week’s past.

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.

The American Cancer Society cites statistics that indicate approximately 1 in 8 women will be found to have breast cancer during their lifetime. Almost 270,000 of those women will receive their diagnosis this year alone.

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – Riley Green might be a rising Nashville star, but he hasn’t forgotten where he came from. The Jacksonville native and JSU alumnus is gathering his friends for a “Coming Home” concert on Nov. 14 at JSU’s Jim Case Baseball Stadium presented by Randy Jones and Associates/Na…

Likely one of the biggest games of the season is coming up for the Rockmart Yellow Jackets this Friday night following a much-needed bye week, and they return home to face a longtime foe in region play. 

There’s opportunity for business owners to get money back for moving downtown, if they’re willing to make an up-front investment in Main Street in Cedartown and similar small towns across the country.

Colds and the flu have an awful lot in common, so much so that it’s often hard to know the difference. Though they’re caused by different viruses, both are respiratory illnesses, and both can leave you feeling bad.

The Development Authority of Polk County made their final vote and approved a new hire to take over as President and CEO of the organization during their latest meeting.

The Rockmart Council once again took time out of their monthly meeting to honor some of their longest-serving employees, and for those selected during the October 8 meeting, it meant plaques and plenty of applause.