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Rick Zoerb Ford to hold grand opening celebration on Saturday

Rick Zoerb Ford will be holding a grand opening celebration for Cedartown residents this month after to celebrate the new ownership of the car dealership on Highway 278.

  • icon Updated: October 17

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Wednesday 10/08/2014
Millers own, operate business for 33 years
Posted: October 08, 2014

Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home, family owned and operated, has been an existing business in Rockmart for 33 years.

Tuesday 10/07/2014
Red, White and Brew shuts doors
Posted: October 07, 2014

Cedartown’s Red, White and Brew coffee shop located on the corner of Main Street and West Avenue shut its doors until further notice the last week of September. Owner Jacqueline Peterson said she thanks Cedartown and Polk County for their hospitality and said no decision about reopening has been made yet. They will host private functions at the coffee shop with some notice. To get more information about how to rent out the space for private parties, call 770-748-6400.

Thursday 10/02/2014
Cutting Edge to celebrate 5 years
Posted: October 02, 2014

The Cutting Edge Barber Shop, located at 638 Goodyear Avenue in Rockmart, will soon celebrate its fifth year in business.

Thursday 09/25/2014
Hometown Realty all about serving Polk County
Posted: September 25, 2014

Hometown Realty of Cedartown is an existing business that provides world-class service.

Wednesday 09/24/2014
Rockmart Business Alliance planning Festival of Treats
Posted: September 24, 2014

The Rockmart Business Alliance is busy planning two of its 2014 fall attractions – Festival of Treats and Christmas Tour of Homes.

Sunday 09/21/2014
Claroni joins Floyd Primary Care Network office in Taylorsville
Posted: September 21, 2014

Lyndsay Bass Claroni, D.O., has joined the Floyd Primary Care Network.

Friday 09/19/2014
Crowdfunding component added to Cedartown Biz Builder program; public voting on business plans to open Oct. 13
Posted: September 19, 2014

Local students enrolled in the 2014 Cedartown Biz Builder Program are nearing the end of their studies and will soon be ready to pitch their business ideas to the public.

Rockmart drug store keeps on as community staple
Posted: September 19, 2014

Sondi and David Vest now own and operate Smith-Lockwood Drug and Jewelry, which has been an anchor business in downtown Rockmart for more than 67 years.

Wednesday 09/17/2014
Akins printing to repair following wreck damage
Posted: September 17, 2014

Akins Printing Company, 128 South Marble Street in Rockmart, has extensive damage due to the impact of a runaway vehicle in a recent accident.

Thursday 09/11/2014
Cedarstream gets t-shirt business from country star Craig Morgan
Posted: September 11, 2014

Locally owned Screen Printing and Embroidery Company, Cedarstream, prints t-shirts for country music star Craig Morgan.

Local insurance agency keeps Cedartown covered for decades
Posted: September 11, 2014

Cone, Shiflett and Hunt Insurance had its beginning in 1922 when Wes Cone started selling insurance to the residents of Cedartown.

Wednesday 09/10/2014
Gammage Funeral Home celebrates employee’s 50 years of service
Posted: September 10, 2014

The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home hosted a surprise celebration for 50 years of employment for Emmett Vernell Johnson last week.

Monday 09/08/2014
Hobby Lobby set for grand opening in Rome Sept. 22
Updated: September 09, 2014 - 1:06 am

Hobby Lobby’s location in the Midtown Crossing shopping center on Shorter Avenue is set for a grand opening Sept. 22.

Dr. Lyndsay Bass Claroni joins Floyd Primary Care Network
Updated: September 10, 2014 - 12:29 am

Lyndsay Bass Claroni, D.O., has joined 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 09/05/2014
First Biz Builder classes set to wrap up this month
Posted: September 05, 2014

Details for “Shark Tank”-style contest coming soon

DAPC seek new business, industry in Polk
Posted: September 05, 2014

Cooperation between local officials and community partners is important when seeking new industry and business for Polk and its municipalities.

Thursday 09/04/2014
Mechanical dance done daily at Westside Recycling
Posted: September 04, 2014

The sounds of reviving engines mingle with the dust and voices of men working in the yard at Westside Recycling, 945 Atlanta Highway, Rockmart.

Sunday 08/31/2014
Precious Paws heads to schools to teach pet ownership
Posted: August 31, 2014

Kellie Taylor, owner of Precious Paws Pet Grooming in Rockmart, is participating in a unique educational program at Young’s Grove Elementary School.

Friday 08/29/2014
Chamber to roll out new website in new year
Posted: August 29, 2014

The Polk County Chamber of Commerce plans to rollout a new website during January of 2015.

Thursday 08/28/2014
Unemployment rate up in Polk, Northwest Georgia
Posted: August 28, 2014

The Georgia Department of Labor announced the unemployment rate in the Northwest Georgia region increased to 8.5 percent in July, up eight-tenths of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in June. The rate was 9.0 percent in July a year ago.

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