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History Column: Looking back for the Aug. 27, 2014 Standard Journal

(Editor’s Note: Fourth in a six-part series authored by the late A. C. Duke, Sr., contributed by Greg Gray and drawn from the files of Polk County Historical Society. Duke writes about his memories of Cedartown in the early 1880s. Things listed as ‘still standing’ are as of the time this article was written.)

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Thursday 08/28/2014
Standard Journal calendar of events
Posted: August 28, 2014

A neighborhood re-union is planned for those who grew up around Southside Baptist Church in Cedartown.

Monday 08/25/2014
History Column: Looking back . . .
Posted: August 25, 2014

(Editor’s Note: Third in a six-part series authored by the late A. C. Duke, Sr., contributed by Greg Gray and drawn from the files of Polk County Historical Society. Duke writes about his memories of Cedartown in the early 1880s. Things listed as ‘still standing’ was from the time this article was written.)

Sunday 08/24/2014
Harrell-Weaver reunion planned
Posted: August 24, 2014

On Sept 20, 2014, the descendants of W.D. Harrell (Mary Hite) and Patrick Weaver (Lula Day) will be meeting at the Fellowship Hall of Fairview Baptist Church on Fairview Road in Rockmart.

Free series of line dancing classes offered to adults
Posted: August 24, 2014

The Cedartown Sole Mates, a local line dance group, plans a free series of introductory classes for interested adults September 16 through November 4.

A Guide to Getting Out on the River: Joe Cook completes guide to Chattahoochee River for local paddlers, canoeists, anglers
Posted: August 24, 2014

Joe Cook has spent almost his entire life on the river. And through his role as advocacy and communication director for Coosa River Basin Initiative, he’s tried to share his passion for enjoying and protecting Georgia’s waterways.

Christmas Child drive countdown to begin
Posted: August 24, 2014

The annual Polk County Operation Christmas Child Countdown/Kickoff Event will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 at Bellview Baptist Church, 2333 North Bellview Rd., Rockmart.

Saturday 08/23/2014
Holbrooks- Hamlett engagement
Posted: August 23, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. John W. Holbrooks, Jr. of Cedartown announce the engagement of their daughter Marilyn Jane Holbrooks to Alan David Hamlett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hamlett of Rome, Georgia.

Local church provides help to children
Updated: August 23, 2014 - 8:40 pm

Cedartown First United Methodist Church recently conducted a school supply drive.

Friday 08/22/2014
Miss Reynolds, Mr. Jordan D. Armstrong wed
Posted: August 22, 2014

Miss Amanda Kate Reynolds and Mr. Jordon David Armstrong were united in marriage on Sunday, June 15 at six p.m. in the atrium of The Addison, Boca Raton, Florida.

Paint parties begin soon at Rockmart Arts Center
Posted: August 22, 2014

Autumn not only brings cooler weather but an increasing variety of activities to the Rockmart Cultural Arts Center, 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Bldg. 300.

Thursday 08/21/2014
Standard Journal Calendar of Events for the Aug. 20, 2014 edition
Posted: August 21, 2014

The regular meeting of the Northwest Georgia Regional Council will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 in the Agricultural Service Center, 1282 Highway 53 Spur, S. W. in Calhoun, Georgia.

Wednesday 08/20/2014
New arrivals for the Aug. 20, 2014 edition of the Polk County Standard Journal
Posted: August 20, 2014

Megan Paige Williams and Brian Keith Williams of Cedartown announce the birth of a daughter Khloe Paige Williams. She was born on July 31, 2014.

Standard Journal Book Club meeting on Thursday
Posted: August 20, 2014

Only one day remains to finish reading the August selection for the Standard Journal Book Club, being held once again at the Cedartown Public Library.

Tuesday 08/19/2014
History Column: Looking back. . .
Posted: August 19, 2014

(Editor’s Note: Second in a six-part series authored by the late A. C. Duke, Sr., contributed by Greg Gray and drawn from the files of Polk County Historical Society. Duke writes about his memories of Cedartown in the early 1880s. Things listed as ‘still standing’ was from the time this article was written.)

Classical guitarist to play at Cedartown Library on Aug. 28
Posted: August 19, 2014

On Thursday, August 28th at 5:00 pm, classical guitarist Jeff Bianchi will give a one hour concert at the Cedartown Public Library. The performance is one of his last engagements during his Summer concert season.

Monday 08/18/2014
Booth Western Art Museum to unveil Civil War-era cannon as part of birthday bash
Posted: August 18, 2014

CARTERSVILLE – As part of Booth Western Art Museum’s Birthday Party and Member Appreciation Day, on Saturday, August 23 the Museum will unveil the newest addition to the War is Hell Civil War Gallery, a circa 1863 Napoleon twelve-pound cannon.

Wednesday 08/13/2014
This week's Rockmart Farmers Market features Berry College products, Posey's Pet Shelter
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 3:35 pm

The Berry College farm “season’s market” is now bringing their unique fruit and vegetable varieties to the Rockmart Farmers Market, located at 108 Water Street downtown.

Love Loud event a success
Posted: August 13, 2014

Love Loud, a back to school celebration, drew a large crowd of adults and children to Crossview Community Church in Rockmart on Friday, Aug. 8.

Tuesday 08/12/2014
Blind Tiger: The Legend of “Bell Tree” Smith will have a screening at Cedartown's West Cinema
Updated: August 12, 2014 - 4:58 pm

Every town has its myths. In Bluffton, Alabama, myth takes the form of a man—a presumed legendary bootlegger named William Anderson “Bell Tree” Smith. An entrepreneur, shrewd businessman and infamous purveyor of fine, illegal spirits, Smith’s legend has been told and re-told throughout the region for more than a hundred years, far outlasting even the town in which he sold his wares. But every man, especially one of myth, has his contradictions.

Monday 08/11/2014
Howell-Litesey engagement
Posted: August 11, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Brant Howell of Tallapoosa announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacey Justine Howell, to Taylor Clark Litesey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Trey Litesey of Cedartown.

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