Descendents of Waddie Thomas Cantrell and Lillian Davidson Cantrell gathered once again for the group’s annual reunion that took place on Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Cedartown Women’s Building on Wissahickon Avenue.
Cedartown's commission approved the proposed 2017 millage rate of 11.201 “which is slightly lower than last year's 11.286,” said city manager Bill Fann.
The Polk County College and Career Academy will be gathering students late in the month of October to take part in their 2017 Transition Fair, and are looking for local businesses to take part.
Sunny skies are likely to prevail for the day in Polk County, but be aware of the smallest of chances of showers for the day as the National Weather Service calls for greater chances of wet weather returning now by the weekend.
With the 2017-18 school year well underway and a couple weeks of work under her belt following her promotion, Superintendent Laurie Atkins has one major mission in mind through her first month on the job.
Rockmart’s latest City Council meeting touched on topics such as the upcoming municipal election, how to handle eviction debris, and financial reports with no time wasted getting to the hearts of the issues.
The Cedartown Middle School Competition Cheerleaders, coached by Grace McLaine and LeAnna Morton, are off to a winning start to the season after picking up a pair of trophies from their opening events of the season.
Winter is coming, and the potentially cold weather of December, January, and February poses the threat of limiting Polk County’s supply of fresh vegetables.
The Cedartown Lady Bulldogs competition cheer squad is back in action, and the defending state champions are keeping their winning streak alive opening with a first place finish over the weekend.
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Polk County’s Exchange Club members took a big sigh of relief last week when all the local area got was a downpour of rain and windy conditions when stormy weather went over and left with the remnants of Hurricane Irma.
Look for sunny and summer-like weather for the day, and more of the same through the start of the week as the National Weather Service calls for the potential for rain by midweek and through the weekend, and slightly cooler temperatures to come.
The Polk County fair saw an explosive increase in attendees on Friday as thousands of citizens spent Friday night listening to live music, riding various attractions, and eating the best cheat foods around. Polk's firemen, police officers, and medics were offered a discounted admission for F…
The Keep Polk Beautiful Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Randy Cook as the organization’s new Executive Director effective September 19. Randy will assume the position in the wake of the retirement of Vance Voinche.
Look for clear skies with some mixed clouds to dominate the forecast for the day, with chances of rain returning for the weekend briefly and going back to pleasant weather for the start of the coming week according to the National Weather Service predictions.
The Polk County Fair made a strong debut with student and community night after having a delayed opening night. With the weather scare out of the way, citizens and neighbors alike were finally ready to enjoy some rides and contribute to the Cedartown Exchange Club in the process.
Linda’s Place has been one of Rockmart citizen’s go to places for breakfast since December 1988 when owner Linda Satcher started serving country classic foods from 480 Nathan Dean Bypass 29 years ago.
The ribbon is cut, the doors are open and the chicken is being served as Rockmart's Chick-fil-A opened its doors to customers bright and early this morning.
The Ensley family has had several encounters with fire ants recently. Fire ants are more active in the fall. They like temperatures between 70 and 85 degrees.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Sept. 6, 2017. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
Artistic expression comes out in people for a lot of reasons, and one local creative is using canvas and paint as a way to show off her passion for people from all walks of life, even those made up by others.
Slightly warmer weather is in store for Polk County as the National Weather Service calls for only a slight chance of showers, and more sunshine ahead for week's end and the weekend as the Polk County Fair continues tonight.
The Aragon City Council race is now back on with four candidates vying for three seats by the end of the single day of qualifying being re-opened ahead of the November election.
Polk School District, Polk County College and Career Academy (PCCCA), and Kennesaw State University are joining forces to introduce “Upward Bound” to their roster of college aid/preparation programs.
Two men were arrested by Cedartown police officers early this morning and jailed on numerous offenses, including felony charges of entering an auto and criminal trespassing.
Hurricane Irma called off schools at the beginning of the week due to the threat of stormy weather impacting as students were heading home on Monday. It also prompted the school board to call off their September regular session, which now has a reschedule date.
The First 100 contest for Chick-fil-A's newest location in Rockmart is already underway, and the parking lot was nearly full by mid-morning with people getting in line to take part in Thursday morning's opening contest.
Look for a chance of showers and cloudy skies for the day, and more of the same through the rest of the week according to the National Weather Service forecast as the Polk County Fair kicks off this evening, and local residents begin to dry out from early week stormy weather.
A new member of the Polk County Commission will be taking their seat when it comes time to hold the October work session, and his name is Jose Iglesias.
It's almost time for the new Chick-fil-A in Rockmart to open, and owner Zach Thomas said that he and his team are ready for the first customers to come in on Thursday morning to enjoy breakfast.
Cedar Valley Church of Christ wanted to do something to give back to those in need and who face uncertainty after fleeing the path of Hurricane Irma.
Local officials were breathing a sigh of relief today following a day that kept them on the edge of their seats waiting for the weather to get bad and cause damage as the remnants of Hurricane Irma blew through Polk County.
The Polk County Board of Elections was closed on Monday like all the other administrative offices in the county due to the impact of the remnants of Hurricane Irma over northwest Georgia, which forced the day to allow for re-opening of qualifying for the Aragon City Council to be pushed back.