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GOP Gubernatorial candidate Clay Tippins doesn't have the long resume of positions in government that others in the race. Yet in his view, that is more an asset than a hindrance since he believes he'll come at the job of being Georgia's next governor with a fresh approach. 

As of the lunch hour, more than 900 voter have taken part in today's primary, bringing the grand total to above 2,000 in the spring vote for local and state seats and who will represent parties on the ballot in November, or take over seats without a contest. 

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The Polk County Outreach Ministries will soon be holding a banquet at Rockmart Middle School in conjunction with a local church in an effort to bring people together in love for the local area.

Look for more showers to roll in over Polk County as the week starts, and chances of rain throughout the rest of the week according to the National Weather Service predictions as late spring continues to move toward summer.

  • Sean Williams, SJ Correspondent
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With locals Anna Snider and Abby Fennell playing their hearts out, South Marble Coffee House was once again a gathering spot for music and coffee lovers alike. The duo took to the cafe’s stage ready with classics such as ‘Wagon Wheel,’ ‘Hey Ya,’ and ‘The House That Built Me,’ during a concer…

  • By Dr. Jacquelyn Cheatham-Terry, Floyd Primary Care physician
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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…

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President Andrea Sorrells was honored to report that the 2017-2018 climax of the Polk Retired Educators Association (PREA), was an extremely busy year filled with outstanding achievements.

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Local residents have a choice to make by the end of next Tuesday. Who do they want to represent them on the school board, for a Polk County Commission seat, and in statewide offices? The choices Polk County makes now can shape the future to come. To better help voters understand who everyone…

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Local residents have a choice to make by the end of next Tuesday. Who do they want to represent them on the school board, for a Polk County Commission seat, and in statewide offices? The choices Polk County makes now can shape the future to come. To better help voters understand who everyone…

Local residents have a choice to make by the end of next Tuesday. Who do they want to represent them on the school board, for a Polk County Commission seat, and in statewide offices? The choices Polk County makes now can shape the future to come. To better help voters understand who everyone…

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Local residents have a choice to make by the end of next Tuesday. Who do they want to represent them on the school board, for a Polk County C0mmission seat, and in statewide offices? The choices Polk County makes now can shape the future to come. To better help voters understand who everyone…