The first ever Breast and Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk has come and gone in Cedartown, but it will leave a lasting impression on participants after they took a stroll down Main Street.
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.
Get out the plastic pumpkins, find a fun outfit and head out to events across Polk County as Halloween is right around the corner.
The following public health food inspection scores were provided by the Polk County Health Department and are available online anytime at https://ga.healthinspections.us/georgia/search.cfm?county=Polk. These scores were reported from October 7 through Oct. 16.
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.
Northwest Georgia’s congressman was among the minority in the 354 to 60 House vote to condemn President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.
Worsening drought conditions throughout most of the state have prompted a Level 1 Drought Response declaration from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.
A recent arrest and the confiscation of over 1,000 pills by the Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force illustrates the local problem with opioids and the underground sales of prescription drugs.
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.
CARTERSVILLE - In response to the Cartersville Health Department’s closure of a Budgetel motel in Cartersville, the hospitality community is working to offer aid to destitute families renting from that motel.
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.
There’s a cat with a festive name for the Halloween season and a pup who will be perfect for the active family featured as the Standard Journal Pets of the Week.
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…
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
The drought isn't fully over by a long stretch, but enough rain has fallen over the past few days to provide officials assurance they need to lift the local burn ban for the time being.
F.H.F. Hair Design is seeking to give back to women who need help and make them feel cared for during a donation drive through the month of November.
A pedestrian walking on the bypass in the early morning hours was struck and killed in the Cedartown area, according to a release from Georgia State Patrol.
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.
The Cedartown Junior Service league has a new executive board for the organization’s upcoming year, and have also announced new provisional members.
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.
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The 2019 Riverwalk Festival on the Euharlee is coming to downtown Rockmart on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with music and make-up Homespun fireworks planned from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Join the fun at Seaborn Jones Park for arts and crafts, food and the Rotary Duck Races. Call 678-883-9…
Cedartown Commissioners will have several items to consider on their agenda as they gather for their October regular session this evening at city hall.
The following public health food inspection scores were provided by the Polk County Health Department and are available online anytime at https://ga.healthinspections.us/georgia/search.cfm?county=Polk. These scores were reported from October 1 through Oct. 7.
The graves of hundreds of people were at the beginning of the year hidden away in the woods just outside of the Aragon city limits on Prospect Road, where a century ago a church stood.
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.
Get those shoes laced up early Saturday morning and come out and support those who are fighting Breast and Prostate Cancer for a walk in downtown Cedartown.
Halloween Hoopla so far is proving to be a lot of fun for folks around Polk County as events continue through the spooky season thanks to the Chamber of Commerce.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
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.