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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 …

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.

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 …

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 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…

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.

There’s plenty to do at the Polk County Fair this year, from rides and games to nightly entertainment on the fairgrounds stage.

Alum of Cedartown High School continue to gather for regular lunches in the area, and invite those members of their class who want to participate to join in. 

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.