The following birth announcements were submitted to the Standard Journal on March 16, 2017 by Floyd Medical Center. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area:
A pair of Floyd Medical Center executives brought with them more information on a program that assistant superintendent Greg Teems brought to the Polk County Board of Education for looking at contracting out the school nursing program.
The Cedartown Performing Arts Center is hosting A Night with Local Artists coming up on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. Deliveries of paintings began last week for the upcoming show, which features work from local artists including Cedartown High School students.
Look expect a windy and mostly sunny day in Polk County as the National Weather Service calls for highs in the mid 60s, and now forecasts rain for the weekend and beginning of next week.
The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cedartown Career Center will host a recruitment for Day Star Staffing to hire 20 full-time quality inspectors to work in Bremen.
The Ayers-Beck Community Foundation held their annual banquet to hand out gifts to community organizations they help support annually through funds raised via the Doc Ayers-Ray Beck Charity Golf Tournament, this year being held at the Cherokee Country Club on May 12.
The Polk County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers had their annual District Project Achievement last month on Feb. 4, 2017 at Georgia Highlands College.
A change is coming to a much used but also somewhat dangerous intersection on Nathan Dean Parkway as the Georgia Department of Transportation is planning to cut off turn access to prevent wrecks.
Look for chances of showers in this afternoon's forecast, but otherwise partly sunny skies for the day with a high in the mid 60s, with slightly cooler temperatures and chances for wet weather through the rest of the week and into the weekend according to the latest National Weather Service …
One cost effective method of reducing pesticide use in the landscape and improving landscape quality is to use pest resistant plants. When planting or replacing plants this spring, consider using plant species that are resistant or tolerant of key pests.
The Thespians made it back to Rockmart from one act recently and had some great results including Evan Clay with best actor and Gage Rogers and Allie Streetman with all star cast.
Students from Cedartown High School once again take part in an international debate competition in Japan in the past weeks, this year with Kelsey Ivey, Nathan Garner and Kayla Greenaway bringing only a few meetings worth of debate prep to the topic of social media against international teams.
A Polk County native who said he always dreamed of bringing Chick-fil-A to the area is finally getting his chance.
Look for sunshine to dominate the forecast during the day for the most part with showers on the way during the overnight hours according to the National Weather Service forecast, with threats of wet weather remaining in the forecast through week's end.
Wet weather in the morning hours didn’t stop residents in Rockmart from celebrating their Welsh heritage over the weekend as the sixth annual WELSHfest was held on Saturday. The day included tours of the historic Van Wert Church graveyard, the a Welly Wanging competition, kilt competition, a…
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating financial irregularities in Aragon in connection with a Municipal Court clerk and former city clerk who was put on administrative leave with pay Thursday, said Mayor Pro Tem Tammy Mulkey.
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Drivers who approached Burton's Store on Highway 101 outside of Aragon last week were met with a surprise: officers from several agencies in Northwest Georgia conducting field checks for various issues.
Though cloudy skies are hanging over Polk County this morning, some sunshine will peek through and help make this first day of Spring feel like the season, with temperatures expected to get into the low 70s to start the week, and continue to climb on Tuesday before the return of chances of r…
CEDARTOWN — A Georgia State Patrol trooper shot and killed an Aragon man who fled from a DUI patrol early Saturday in Polk County, according to a news release from the GBI and Coroner Tony Brazier.
Look for cloudy skies to end the week and chances of rain to return for the weekend as the National Weather Service expects clear skies to return before the beginning of the coming week.
The following birth announcements were submitted to the Standard Journal on March 9, 2017 by Floyd Medical Center. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area:
Slightly warmer temperatures and sunshine is in store for Polk County after winter returned for a short time, with warmer weather on the way after the weekend threat of rain according to the National Weather Service forecast.
Carol Harper, a Rockmart resident, was one of the authors at the Authors Festival at the Cartersville Public Library in Cartersville on Saturday, March 11.
PSD students recently competed in the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition, and a Rockmart student is headed for the the next round against other young writers in the region.
Keep bundled up if you plan to go outside as the National Weather Service calls for a windy and cold day in Polk County at midweek, with temperatures set to start climbing again before week's end.
17 Polk County 4-H'ers traveled to Rock Eagle at Eatonton, Georgia to compete at their annual Junior/Senior Northwest District Project Achievement, and several of the senior group members came back with awards.
Week nine of the legislative session is officially over and there is a “lull” in activity at the Capitol that is leading up to a frantic pace for the next three weeks. We will reach Sine Die, legislative day 40 and the last day of session, on March 30. Since we are past Crossover Day, the de…
A hearing to determine the fate of a temporary protection order filed against former Polk School District Superintendent Darrell Wetherington was pushed back to May this past week.
The other day, our advertising sales representative Todd Britt was telling me about a story he had watched on Fox 5 in Atlanta recently involving a topic not given much coverage or thought.