Recent tournament play has come up with positive results for the Cedartown Lady Bulldogs volleyball team.
The Polk County School Board is hard at work keeping their policies updated, and the group’s latest meeting saw both the adoption of a new policy and the approval of various amendments to existing ones.
The Polk County Fair was a week of memories for locals who gathered at the fairgrounds to take on thrilling rides, listen to live music, eat plenty of fried food, and participate in dozens of other games and events.
The following list of people are being called upon by Tallapoosa Circuit Superior Court Chief Judge Meng Lim to serve on criminal or civil juries in the court during trial week start on Monday, September 23, 2019. Those listed below are required to come to court at 9 a.m. on Sept. 23 at the …
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 September 4 through September 11.
Polk County locals have one more chance to visit the Polk County fair until next year, so those interested in exciting rides, live entertainment, and plenty of food are urged to visit the Polk County Fairgrounds – off Highway 278 next to Cedartown Bypass from anytime from 5 through 11 p.m.
All summer long the thought of doing anything outside in the Georgia heat filled you with dread. But there’s good news. Falls is just a few weeks away and that means cooler temperatures and fewer excuses not to exercise.
Lots of love is needed for cats and dogs at the shelter run by Polk County Animal Control. This week’s pets are no different, and need forever homes as soon as possible.
The third day of the Polk County Fair continued the fun for locals, and while there were still plenty of rides and games, one of the main attractions proved to be the cattle show. The event, sponsored by the Polk County Cattleman’s Association, saw youth judged both on their showmanship and …
Local Rockmart author and speaker, Carol Harper, will be speaking about finding your purpose on Saturday, September 28th at the Cartersville Public Library.
A graduate of Cedartown High School is looking to win a big prize to help pay off her education, and votes that will help send her to the next round of competition also benefit an organization helping veterans.
The second day of the Polk County Fair went off without a hitch as hundreds of locals gathered to take on classic rides, try their hand at winning prizes, and listen to live music at the Polk County Fairgrounds. Without rain getting in the way, the fun didn't stop until 10 p.m.
The Polk County Commission once again made time to honor some of their hardest-working and longest-serving employee, but also citizens as the county recognized several people who receives plaques and applause from friends, family, and co-workers alike.
The following birth announcements were submitted by Floyd Medical Center on Thursday, September 6, 2019. Congratulations go out to these new parents in the Standard Journal reading area.
Top-ranked Rockmart has a chance this week to prove their toughness on the road against the team that kept them from reaching the top of the state in 2018.
The Polk County Fair kicked off this year with thrilling rides, passionate entertainment acts, and plenty of classic fair food, and while severe rain ended the festivities early, Polk locals still managed to have a good time.
The Polk School District Board of Education is using monthly M.E.R.I.T awards to make sure their employees are recognized for the hard work they do. The award, standing for magnificent employees recognized for inspiration and talent, lives up to its acronym by honoring workers from various d…
The Cleveland Browns lost in their season opener on Sunday 43-13 to the Tennessee Titans. The highly-anticipated opener did not go in the favor of the Browns in just about any facet off the ballgame.
After wrapping up their business in an executive session on Tuesday night, the Polk County Commission decided they need one more meeting for some unfinished business.
The first two weeks of the Polk Pigskin Picks contests saw winners come from the eastern side of the county, and now it has flipped back to the western side for the third round of picks.
The discovery of an attempt to smuggle narcotics and tobacco into the Polk County Jail have produced new gang-related charges against several people already incarcerated or newly arrested early this week.
Taylorsville Baptist Church is offering local youth a new way to learn about the Bible with their upcoming J.A.M (Jesus and Me) ministry, and those interested in registering can attend the upcoming orientation on Wednesday, September 11 from 5 through 7 p.m. at 19 Church St, Taylorsville.
A reminder about our deadlines at the Standard Journal: to place a classified, legal or display advertisement in the newspaper for the forthcoming week, we ask our customers and subscribers to please have in their information and payments no later than Thursdays at 4 p.m. to make the next ed…
The Polk Gathering is sponsored by the Polk County Historical Society and is directed by Spivey McIntosh. The 1st Annual Gathering of the People event is set for September 20-22, 2019 at the Polk County Fairgrounds. Hours are 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
It’s that time of year again when kids going back to school, the air is getting cool, and it’s time for county fairs to be popping up across the country… and right here in Polk County too!
The Cedartown Youth Baseball league is back in action after starting up again for fall play. The league celebrated with an opening ceremony and then got right into the action for the latter half of 2019.
BICYCLE DONATION: Over the summer, local masons were able to achieve some good in the community. Members of the Caledonia Lodge in Cedartown were able to donate 13 bicycles for the youth at Murphy Harpst Children’s Center to utilize and took them onward to the organization on July 25.
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 28 through September 4.