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Kathy’s Korner opens in Rockmart

History abounds at 131 North Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart where Kathy Coley decided to open a new business.

  • icon Posted: July 24

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Thursday 07/10/2014
K-9 Grooming celebrates anniversary in Rockmart
Posted: July 10, 2014

Hunter England arrived at K-9 Grooming with two of his beloved pets.

Dr. Jessica Bentley Stepp Joins the Floyd Primary Care Network in Taylorsville
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 9:57 am

Jessica Bentley Stepp, D.O., has joined the Floyd Primary Care Network. She is seeing patients at Floyd Primary Care and Center for Diabetes located at 48 Hills Creek Rd., Taylorsville, GA.

Friday 07/04/2014
McBrayer Funiture Company, a place for fine furniture; Southern hospitality
Posted: July 04, 2014

Mental images of a bygone era flash through the mind when first meeting Lois Schneider at McBrayer Furniture Company in Cedartown.

Wednesday 07/02/2014
Home Depot holding power tool demonstration this weekend
Posted: July 02, 2014

The Home Depot in Cedartown is looking to help people who are looking to create do-it-yourself projects, but have a hard time working with power tools.

Saturday 06/28/2014
B&B Produce back in Cedartown for summer
Updated: June 30, 2014 - 11:58 am

A group of locals who are running a produce stand are back in Cedartown for the summer.

Thursday 06/26/2014
Polk County unemployment rate up from April to May, down over the year
Posted: June 26, 2014

Unemployment numbers remain on a downward trend as far as the number of initial claims being reported go, but the unemployment rate took a turn upward for the month of May in Polk County.

Wednesday 06/25/2014
Triangle Foods celebrates 65 years of business
Posted: June 25, 2014

Triangle Foods has been a part of the Rockmart business community since the late T. F. Smith and partner Leonard Brannon established it in 1949.

Tuesday 06/24/2014
DAPC discloses future projects, welcomes new president
Posted: June 24, 2014

Rachel E. Rowell, new President/CEO of the Development Authority of Polk County, will officially assume her new duties on Monday, July 7.

Willis Family Dentistry holds open house, ribbon cutting
Posted: June 24, 2014

Cedartown dentist Dr. Terri Willis has been in business in her new office on College Street for nearly a year, and the Polk County Chamber of Commerce along with a number of local friends and her family, celebrated the milestone with a ribbon cutting.

Haralson Termite and Pest adds mosquitos to their list
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 12:01 pm

Haralson Termite and Pest is now adding mosquito control to their services for commercial and residential customers, according to Dwain Yates, vice-president.

Thursday 06/19/2014
Carroll EMC receives national recognition
Posted: June 19, 2014

Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative, which serves customers in Polk County, recently received recognition in the 2014 “Spotlight on Excellence” national awards program.

Ward gains MAI membership designation for appraisal work
Posted: June 19, 2014

Jason Ward, Managing Partner, Appraisal Associates in Carrollton, was awarded the Appraisal Institute’s prestigious MAI membership designation.

Cedartown sisters ‘know tires from A to Z’
Posted: June 19, 2014

Two sisters operate the Adams-Zuker Tire Company in Cedartown.

Thursday 06/12/2014
Rockmart printing business a family affair
Posted: June 12, 2014

Akins Printing Company is a family owned business, located at 128 South Marble Street in Rockmart.

Chamber Rise and Shine breakfast focuses on marketing
Posted: June 12, 2014

Dave LoConte of Advantage Systems Interactive was the guest speaker at the June Rise and Shine breakfast, hosted by the Polk County Chamber of Commerce.

Tuesday 05/27/2014
Ozment Trading opens in Rockmart
Posted: May 27, 2014

Laughter rings out while customers browse around Ozment Trading Company, a new business in downtown Rockmart.

Miura celebrates 5 years in Rockmart
Posted: May 27, 2014

Miura Manufacturing America Co., Ltd. has celebrated its fifth successful year since locating in Rockmart during April 2009.

Friday 05/23/2014
GDOL to help Aerotek recruit manufacturing workers in Cedartown
Posted: May 23, 2014

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Aerotek Commercial Staffing, a private employment agency, recruit more than 70 workers for The Hon Company in Cedartown. The company manufactures office furniture.

Rowell to fill economic development post
Posted: May 23, 2014

Rachel E. Rowell of Cartersville has been named the new President/CEO of the Development Authority of Polk County (DAPC).

Thursday 05/22/2014
Unemployment rate down to 6.6 percent for Polk County, down statewide
Posted: May 22, 2014

The unemployment rate in Polk County is down to 6.6 percent for the month of April, another drop from March's rate of 6.9 percent. 

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