Several position changes in Imaging Services were announced by Floyd as the organization works to continuously improve its outstanding level of care for northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama.
Bring out the bells and noisemakers and join the pep rally supporting the Cedartown Bulldogs on Thursday evening for the third annual Burning of the Yellow Jacket event.
Several fully cooked chicken products made at Rockmart's Tip Top Poultry plant are being recalled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture due to the possibility they might be contaminated with listeria, according to a release from the federal agency on Tuesday.
Those who still want to take part in a positive learning experience in leadership can come take part in an event on Saturday with several speakers involved, and even lunch provided.
A local company and organization were recently featured on the small screen in metro Atlanta in hopes their story will reach a wide audience and raise money for Polk County’s feline and canine friends.
Considering all the facts behind the case of Polk County's infamous pot plane landing in the early days of August 1975, you can see it was a miracle they were able to get the plane down at all.
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Registration is now open for local businesses and organizations to take part in the Polk County College and Career Fair coming up on Wednesday, October 2.
Elections are coming up soon, and the opening day of qualifying has already seen candidates jump into races in Rockmart and Cedartown.
Cedartown native Nick Chubb did not play in this week’s preseason win over the Colts. The UGA graduate cheered on his squad from the sidelines as they downed Indianapolis 21-18.
Mark those calendars now for the Holloway Hunny Pot Festival and Artisan Market coming up on Sept. 7 in Cedartown. The day is scheduled for Big Spring Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information regarding vendor spots for the forthcoming event, contact Aimee Madden at amadden@cedartowng…
The Polk County Coroner’s office is set to take part in a study with the U.S. Department of Justice as federal officials seek to better understand crime going on in smaller communities locally and around the nation.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) alumnus and SkillsUSA World Team Welder Ryan Fincher of Cedartown will begin the four-day WorldSkills Welding Competition, an elite international competition against the best welders from around the world, on Thursday, Aug. 22, in Kazan, Russia.
The Rockmart Council is now taking time out of their monthly meetings to honor some of their longest-serving employees, and for those selected during the August 13 meeting, it meant plaques and plenty of applause.
Think you know how each team is going to do from week to week? Got a good system going for deciding a favorite in a game? Then it just might be time to put that talent to some good use.
The Rockmart Lady Jackets have nothing but good things to celebrate over the past two weeks of early season play. They’ve come away not only with opening wins against big teams, but remain undefeated in region play so far as well.
The pre-season is now ended, and the Cedartown Bulldogs have shown that their path ahead is one based on a two-fold strategy: dominate on defense to excel on offense.
Cedartown softball has continued to strattle .500 in the first season of the Eddie Gambrell era. In all fairness, the young Lady Bulldogs have played some very tough teams.
The city of Aragon has long been looking to hire new part-time police officers, but with no applicants, the city council recently agreed to increase the pay rate in hopes of drawing in workers.
Expect several candidates for office to get their names on the ballot this week as qualifying is underway in Polk County for municipal elections coming up in November.
The following public health food inspection scores were provided by the Polk County Health Department and are available online anytime at http://ga.healthinspections.us/georgia/search.cfm?county=Polk. These scores were reported from August 7 through August 14.
While the Rockmart Council’s latest meeting was mostly housekeeping, the group found time to showcase an award few other cities get the chance to — a plaque from the Street Grace organization.
Cedartown City Commissioners are set to tentatively approve a 2019 millage rate of 11.201 mills, the same as last year’s rate. However, due to the growth in the City’s tax digest, the City will increase the property tax it will levy this year by 2.01 percent over the rollback millage rate.
Temperatures are expected to stay warm for the weeks to come as the dog days of summer continue, and keeping cool remains a real cause for concern for anyone who has to be outside for prolonged periods of time.
The Cedartown Humane Society is once again returning to Rockmart to host a low-cost rabies clinic, and locals are invited to bring their four-legged family members to 436 Hogue Ave., Rockmart on Saturday, September 7 from 8 a.m. through 1 p.m. for discount rabies shots and other services.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
This Friday’s scrimmage is a tough matchup for the Bulldogs, as Cedartown will take on the Chattooga Indians in their final scrimmage of the preseason before playing in the Battle of Polk County next week.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDFs to find the Wednesday, August 14 and Thursday, August 15, 2019 reports.
It’s just about that time again to find out how many people are in the United States, and Polk County is getting organized to help the federal government get the job done efficiently.
When fans enter the Rock for the first time this season for scrimmage play at home, they might have noticed some new changes on the field level and in the home stands for this year.
The Rockmart Competition Cheer squad is looking forward to the upcoming football and competition seasons, and have been busy in practice over the summer to prepare.
There’s plenty of competition out there for the Cedartown Bulldogs to face, even without having to play against region foes. Whether it be the big game coming up next week on August 23 when the Bulldogs face Rockmart, or heading up to the Dalton area to face Southeast Whitfield.
An additional impact player to watch out for in 2019 is iron man athlete CJ Washington. The rising sophomore has earned the attention of every college scout in the southeast.