: Lifestyles

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard


Recent Headlines

Thursday 07/24/2014
Paradise Garden to display Finster serigraph collection
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm

Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden visitor center will host a curated exhibit through October 19.

Wednesday 07/23/2014
African-American history tied to memories of former school
Posted: July 23, 2014

Reunion scheduled on July 25-26

‘Restaurant Impossible’ episode featuring The Fork to air tonight
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 4:54 pm


Father-daughter duo raising money for Lundy Christian Academy
Posted: July 23, 2014

A local father and daughter have teamed up to raise money for Lundy Christian Academy with a preserves sale. The duo of Marina and her father Mark Hilbert have been picking wild blackberries and preserving them, selling them for $5 a jar. The nine-year-old set a goal of raising $100, but is looking to surpass it. Those interested in preserves can call or text 706-528-8730.

Tuesday 07/22/2014
Cedartown author releases new thriller novel nationwide
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 11:00 am

CEDARTOWN — Author Mary Duncan announces the nationwide release of her new thriller novel, “Fatal Choices.”

Monday 07/21/2014
Preventing heat related illness
Posted: July 21, 2014

July has arrived in Polk County and the temperatures continue to reach into the upper 80s and lower 90s.

EVHS plans Vets Memorial Service
Posted: July 21, 2014

Euharlee Valley Historical Society (EVHS) is planning a Veterans Memorial Service at historic Van Wert Church and Cemetery.

Sunday 07/20/2014
Donation presented to food bank
Posted: July 20, 2014

Polk County cattlemen recently gave support to the food bank at the First Methodist Church in Aragon.

Local church honors pastor
Posted: July 20, 2014

Edgar (Ed) Pasley has been pastor of Rockmart Church of God for 20 years, a milestone that has brought him honor and recognition.

Saturday 07/19/2014
People give blood in memory of Earline Akins during drive
Posted: July 19, 2014

Donors responded to the call to give in memory of the late Earline Akins during the American Red Cross community blood drive in Rockmart.

Opportunities offered to writers, artists, singers in Rockmart
Posted: July 19, 2014

The Rockmart Cultural Arts offers opportunities for individuals of all ages that wish to be a part of classes or upcoming events.

Thursday 07/17/2014
Golden Agers meet at First Baptist Church
Posted: July 17, 2014

More than 90 people recently attended the Golden Age meeting at First Baptist Church of Rockmart.

Puppets used to entertain kids at Cedartown Library
Posted: July 17, 2014

Jeanne Mann and Lori Dawson from Rome recently presented a puppet show at the Cedartown Library.

Wednesday 07/16/2014
Fourth Friday returns to Cedartown on July 25
Posted: July 16, 2014

The Fourth Friday concert and cruise-in for July features two local bands, one back by popular demand according to organizers.

Standard Journal upcoming Calendar of Events for July 16 edition
Posted: July 16, 2014

Coosa Valley Regional Services board will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at the main office, 3 Riverside Industrial Parkway in Rome, Georgia.

Tuesday 07/15/2014
Engagement announcement: Shoemaker-Layman
Posted: July 15, 2014

Mr. Lee Layman and Ms. Holly Shoemaker are proud to announce they are finally tying the knot.

Engagement announcement: Maulding - Berry
Posted: July 15, 2014

Darby, Danielle and Delaney Maulding announce the engagement of their mother Michelle Borders Maulding, to Richard Charles Berry, father of Olivia and Sophia.

Saturday 07/12/2014
Bluegrass music featured during concert series
Posted: July 12, 2014

The Possum Pickin’ bluegrass concert series will be held through October on Head Avenue in Tallapoosa.

Tristan Walker wins at Skills USA
Posted: July 12, 2014

Tristan Walker, a student at Cedartown High School, was among the winners at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.

Williams presents new items, history to local museum
Posted: July 12, 2014

Danny Williams of Atlanta has presented not only family photos to the Rockmart Museum but added African-American history.

Online poll


Follow us on Facebook