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Saturday 10/18/2014
Polk 4-H’ers visit Carlton’s Farm
Posted: October 18, 2014

Polk 4-H’ers recently visited Carlton’s Farm, located off U.S. Highway 113 near Rockmart.

Taylorsville Baptist Homecoming set for Oct. 19
Posted: October 18, 2014

Taylorsville Baptist Church will host its annual Homecoming service on Sunday, Oct. 19, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Junior Service League names new officers
Posted: October 18, 2014

The Cedartown Junior Service League has named 2013-2014 officers.

Friday 10/17/2014
Rockmart Library events
Posted: October 17, 2014

Story time is held at 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Rockmart Library, located on Piedmont Avenue.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Former Cosby Show star Geoffrey Owens to present masterclasses at Shorter University
Posted: October 16, 2014

Rome, Ga. — Former Cosby Show Star Geoffrey Owens will present masterclasses for Shorter University theatre students on October 17 and 18. Owens’ classes will focus on the topics of Shakespeare and Acting for the Camera. He will also take part in a question and answer session for Shorter students about the theatre and film business.

Polk County Standard Journal Calendar of Events, Oct. 15 edition
Posted: October 16, 2014

Rockmart Business Alliance (RBA) will meet Monday, at 6 p.m. Oct. 20, 2014, at Frankie’s Italian Restaurant.

‘Alice in Nightmareland’ scaring up fun, laughter at auditorium
Posted: October 16, 2014

Polk County residents have the chance to be tricked and treated on October 18 to an original theatrical production written, directed and starring hometown folks.

PCHS hosts encore performance of ‘Blind Tiger’ at West Theatre
Posted: October 16, 2014

The Polk County Historical Society (PCHS) 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.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
Shorter University’s Opera Theatre presents “Opera Scenes”
Posted: October 15, 2014

Rome, Ga. — The Shorter University Opera Theatre presents its fall production of “Opera Scenes,” which begins this weekend. The show will run Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Tickets are available through the Shorter University box office by calling 706-233-7288.

New arrivals for the Polk County Standard Journal, Oct. 15, 2014
Posted: October 15, 2014

Congratulations to the following new residents of Polk County born in September and October. 

Monday 10/13/2014
Cedartown actress to be featured in upcoming ABC series
Updated: October 13, 2014 - 4:33 pm

One of Cedartown’s rising stars is on her way to New Orleans this month for five months of filming on an upcoming ABC series.

Sunday 10/12/2014
Vietnam vet uses talent to honor Armed Forces
Posted: October 12, 2014

Tommy Wood, a Vietnam veteran, is looking for a place to display a number of items he has made in honor of the United States Armed Forces.

Polk 4-H’ers participate in fair; marking calendar for other fall activities
Posted: October 12, 2014

Polk County 4-H’ers worked hard at the recent Polk County Fair, according to local Extension agents.

Saturday 10/11/2014
New books and DVD’s now available at Cedartown Library
Posted: October 11, 2014

New books are now available at the Cedartown Library.

Young’s Grove School to host yard sale soon
Posted: October 11, 2014

The Young’s Grove Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, to raise money for an outdoor learning center.

Friday 10/10/2014
Polk Historical Society gathers in courtyard for annual picnic
Posted: October 10, 2014

Greg Gray, right, talks with members of the Polk County Historical Society attending recent picnic.

Thursday 10/09/2014
New arrivals for the Oct. 8 edition of the Polk County Standard Journal
Posted: October 09, 2014

Elijah and Melita Garmon, formerly of Cedartown, announce the birth of a daughter Illyria Providence Garmon.

Prater’s Mill Country Fair October 11-12
Posted: October 09, 2014

The Prater’s Mill Country Fair will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11-12.

Wednesday 10/08/2014
Sydney Greenway wins several awards during modeling competition
Posted: October 08, 2014

Lorren and Macy’s Modeling School of Cedartown was honored recently at the Modeling Association of America International in Miami Beach, Florida.

Polk County Standard Journal Calendar of Events
Posted: October 08, 2014

Homecoming pancake breakfast and bake sale, hosted by the Mens Club, will be held from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 in the fellowship hall of First United Church in Rockmart.

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