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Wednesday 10/29/2014
Polk Historical Society hosting encore performance of ‘Blind Tiger’ Thursday
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 3:12 pm

The Polk County Historical Society is hosting an encore performance of the film, “Blind Tiger, The Legend of ‘Bell Tree Smith’” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the West Theatre, located at 112 West Avenue, Cedartown, Georgia.

Spooky Science Night at Eastside
Posted: October 29, 2014

Planning has begun for Spooky Science Night at Eastside Elementary School, scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30.

Free food distribution in Yorkville area
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 8:54 am

The Glory Community Food Pantry invites you to participate in a free food distribution.

Tuesday 10/28/2014
Little River Canyon Fest: A celebration of art and nature on Nov. 1
Updated: October 28, 2014 - 3:39 pm

Jacksonville State University’s Little River Canyon Center will host its 6th annual Canyon Fest Saturday, November 1, 2014. Designed to encourage an appreciation for the environment, its resources and local culture the JSU Canyon Center has organized a day filled with local music, cuisine, art and vendors. The festivities for that day also include live demonstrations, art sales, activities, exhibits and more!

Monday 10/27/2014
Shorter University’s School of Fine and Performing Arts to present choral concert
Posted: October 27, 2014

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University’s School of Fine and Performing Arts will present its fall choral concert, “Friendship and Faith,” on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel. The Homecoming Weekend event is open to the public. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for senior adults and students. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the Shorter University Box Office at 706-233-7288 or emailing boxoffice@shorter.eduboxoffice@shorter.edu>.

Family plans Thanksgiving meal for Saturday, Nov. 22
Posted: October 27, 2014

Floreace Stocks continues to work on a family supported plan to serve a free Thanksgiving meal to the public at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 in the Nathan Dean Community Center in Rockmart.

Sunday 10/26/2014
Cooking for Golden Agers
Posted: October 26, 2014

The golden age picnic was held recently at The Taylor Farm with 115 in attendance. Games enjoyed by all were egg toss and bingo. Everyone went home with a bag of prizes.

Agape seeks volunteers for Polk County hospice patients
Posted: October 26, 2014

Agape Hospice Care, Inc. needs volunteers in Polk County to offer support and friendship to hospice patients and their families in local healthcare facilities.

New hours, book sales at Polk libraries
Posted: October 26, 2014

The Cedartown and Rockmart libraries are now open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Music ministry celebrated during Homecoming at First Baptist Church
Posted: October 26, 2014

The music ministry at Rockmart First Baptist Church has spanned several generations.

Saturday 10/25/2014
Volunteers report mobile food pantry great success
Posted: October 25, 2014

The mobile food pantry at Helping Hands in Rockmart was a success, according to Linda Ferguson, volunteer assistant.

Juried photo exhibit on display at local art gallery
Posted: October 25, 2014

You are invited to visit the Rockmart Art Gallery, located at 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Bldg. 300.

Friday 10/24/2014
Memorial held at Van Wert
Posted: October 24, 2014

The 7th annual Veterans Memorial service, hosted by Euharlee Valley Historical Society at old Van Wert Church and Cemetery, is now in the history books.

RHS observes ‘week’ with special days
Posted: October 24, 2014

Rockmart High School will be among those observing Red Ribbon Week October 27-31.

Thursday 10/23/2014
View from the Past: CHS Majorettes
Posted: October 23, 2014

A local reader brought in this picture from the years past of some of Cedartown High School's majorettes.

‘Happy House: Children’s Walk Through the Bible’ presented soon
Posted: October 23, 2014

The first “Happy House:Children’s Walk Through the Bible” will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Polk/Haralson Christian Life Center “Camp Antioch”.

Wednesday 10/22/2014
Standard Journal Calendar of area events for the Oct. 22, 2014 edition
Posted: October 22, 2014

The Glory Community Food Pantry invites you to participate in a free food distribution.

New Arrivals in the Oct. 22, 2014 edition of the Polk County Standard Journal
Posted: October 22, 2014

Whitney Blake Purvis and Weston Lewis Gosa of Rome announce the birth of a son River Blake Gosa. He was born on Oct. 14, 2014.

Taylorsville church will host revival Oct. 26-29
Posted: October 22, 2014

Taylorsville Baptist Church will host fall revival services October 26 – 29.

Polk students make museum visit for field trip
Posted: October 22, 2014

Third grade students in the classes of Mrs. Stacey Bennett, Mrs. Joy Hindman, Mrs. Renee Hopkins, Mrs. Anessa Mize, and Mrs. Krissy Williams at Youngs Grove Elementary School recently visited Polk County Historical Society Museum.

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