The Polk County Chamber of Commerce also makes a change that allows vendors to sell services at the Homespun Festival.
The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cedartown Career Center will host two recruitments in June for Day Star Staffing. The company will be recruiting 20 quality inspectors to work in Bremen.
The Aragon city council gathered for their May session to tackle a heavy agenda regarding new purchases, the appointment of a board member to the Downtown Development Authority, and an amendment to how the city will handle garbage services.
Rain has pushed off and clear skies are ahead for Polk County as the National Weather Service calls for sunshine and wind and highs in the mid 70s for the day, and warmer temperatures coming for Memorial Day Weekend.
A long time ago, Polk County was the native land of a man named Kendall Fielder, who has touched the lives of many down the generations through his accomplishments on the gridiron and later in helping ensure freedom for Hawaiian resident during a heightened state of fear.
The cities of Rockmart and Cedartown, along with other areas around the region are getting ready to remember those who have come before and defended the country but didn’t come home for Memorial Day coming up on Monday.
Look for strong thunderstorms to move through the area at lunch time, and then potential for more as the National Weather Service keeps Polk County under a tornado watch through 6 p.m.
It was a special day for Rockmart High School, who took time out to honor one of their own whose long service to the community will be remembered for as long as the school stands in the front hallway.
Aragon is about to look different thanks to the city council members approving spending on a new parking lot at Tom Pittman Field and an upgraded community center where work had already begun to make improvements.
Polk and Haralson County’s Re-Entry Coalition is no more after a lack of interest and inability for its leadership to keep up with day-to-day needs of potential clients.
Look for rain to stick around in the forecast through the day and into midweek as the National Weather Service calls for skies to begin clearing up by Thursday in time for the weekend graduations at Rockmart and Cedartown High Schools.
A Public Hearing over the 2018 fiscal year budget for the Polk County government went by with only one public comment on the record from this reporter, and was kept short and sweet by county officials.
Polk County foster parents Greg and Vickie Chupp were awarded Department of Family and Children Services Division Director’s Award for their service to older youth in foster care for the year.
The dirt is now flying at the future site of Tractor Supply Company in Cedartown, which finally began clearing the land the store will open on in the coming months.
Fourth Friday is coming up for the summer in Cedartown! Check out the first concert featuring Bennie Gray and the Trailer Park Cowboys on Friday to open up the series. Billed as more country than western and more roll than rock, Bennie Gray and the Trailer Park Cowboys are a local favorite. …
Look for the likelihood of rain once again to start off the week as the National Weather Service calls for the threat of showers and thunderstorms to hang around through midweek with temperatures dipping back down into the 70s during the day before week's end. But clear skies are ahead so fa…
Polk County Water Authority hosted a field trip for sixth grade science students, along with their teachers Paige Gray and Claire Gammon from Cedartown Middle School.
The National Weather Service is calling for chances of rain again this afternoon to end the week in Polk County, but otherwise expect much of the same as we've seen over the past several days: sunshine and temperatures up into the 90s, with more of the same expected for the days to come unti…
The search will be on for a new principal at Rockmart High School as the news came out late last week as the year came to an end in the classrooms that Wesley Cupp will soon be filling the role of principal at Eastside Elementary School.
Polk County Commissioner Jason Ward is soon to be relocating out of the state and is off to the sunny east coast of Florida after finally being able to announce a new job after months of contemplation and work.
Keep the umbrella handy for a chance of rain during the later afternoon hours, but otherwise expect sunny skies and a high in the upper 80s for the day according to the National Weather Service forecast.
A Polk County man who was being held at the jail on gun charges and remains a person of interest in a April murder was released on Tuesday evening after his charge was recalled.
Look for the midweek forecast to be a repeat of the past few days, with sunshine dominating and temperatures up into the 90s as the National Weather Service calls for the potential for wet weather to move into the area overnight.
It is important to know about ticks for several reasons. They carry Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and can cause further infection if their mouthparts break off when the ticks are removed.
A Carroll EMC-lead study looking at West Georgia's current broadband capacity and needs shows Polk County is among the areas in the state in need of expansion.
The City of Cedartown Fire Department is showing its support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as its members kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases live longer and grow s…
Look for sunshine to continue in the forecast through the next couple of days at the National Weather Service expects temperatures near 90 for the days ahead, and more of the same with chances of rain through the end of the week and weekend.
A Cedartown man who had been sought over the weekend on felony charges in the stabbing of a 17-year-old who thwarted a burglary attempt.
Local farm leadership got a chance to hear from aides to national legislators and state representatives during a breakfast held earlier this morning at the Polk County Farm Bureau.