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A beautiful vegetable garden can be a rewarding experience to the gardener, but successful gardening is not easily accomplished.

The Rockmart Farmers Market is wrapping up its annual three-week holiday break, and with its return this Thursday, patrons will once again be able to get their fill of produce, meats, sweets, and various other foods every week for the rest of the year.

Get ready for another bounce of the thermometer back and forth as the National Weather Service calls as the week continues for a chilly day and night to come through midweek, then a return of rain showers for week's end and a warm start of the weekend predicted before a crash in temperatures…

Several events are coming up this weekend and at the start of the coming week to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day, including the annual march down Main Street in Cedartown and a nighttime celebration at the Cedartown Performing Arts Center.

The Jackets took a 57-47 win over the Chattooga Indians last week before they hit the road again after press time to wrap up another busy one for the Jackets.

A Lady Jacket reached an impressive milestone in her high school basketball career last week, and she’s only a couple years into play.

It doesn’t matter what sport, anytime that Cedartown and Rockmart get together, it’s always a tough matchup. And though in the past seasons have been won or lost on whether the Bulldogs or Yellow Jackets win these close games or matches, these days they are more for bragging rights.

Georgia State Patrol is still investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a Rockmart woman this morning on Highway 101 between Aragon and the county line.

If you want to avoid the harmful effects of tobacco, that doesn’t just mean giving up smoking, although that is a good start. Taking another step could add even more health benefits – getting rid of the dip and chewing tobacco, too.

Look for sunshine to end the week, and slightly warmer temperatures as the National Weather Service calls for the return of wet weather over the weekend, and clearing out again before the start of next week.

Coming into Tuesday’s region 5-4A matchup in Carrollton, eyes from around the state were fixated on the Central girls team.

Cedartown High School collected 313 units of life-saving blood in 2018, which made it the No. 1 collecting high school in all 5 states of the Blood Assurance coverage area for the second year in a row.

Roatan is the largest of the Bay Islands, which are a part the Central American country of Honduras.

Cedartown could become your one-stop shop for everything superhero related thanks to business Boom Comics that's soon to set up shop next to the Brave Sparrow at 557 N. Main St.

It’s getting closer to time to get those orders in for Girl Scout cookies, and troop members gathered in recent days to make sure they are well prepared for the forthcoming rush for Thin Mints and Samoas.

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to get healthier. This can often mean increasing physical activity, make healthier food choices and losing weight. But others might want to improve their health by quitting smoking, drinking alcohol or using other drugs.