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Wednesday 11/26/2014
Volunteers prepare Thanksgiving meal for deserving local families
Posted: November 26, 2014

Saturday, Nov. 22, volunteers arrived early to prepare a Thanksgiving meal for the public.

Tuesday 11/25/2014
Concert in The Arts Center on Dec. 6-7
Posted: November 25, 2014

Tickets are on sale now for Rockmart Community Chorus’ Christmas Concert, “The Gift of Christmas”.

Live Oak Church to host free Thanksgiving meal
Posted: November 25, 2014

Live Oak Baptist Church, 150 Live Oak Road, Aragon, is hosting a free Thanksgiving meal from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Performance benefits Rockmart and Aragon ‘Transition House’
Posted: November 25, 2014

About four years ago, concern for homeless children and their families in the Rockmart and Aragon community led to the founding of the Rockmart and Aragon Transitional House.

Monday 11/24/2014
Donors give blood during ARC Community Drive
Posted: November 24, 2014

Brittany Morris gives blood during the American Red Cross Community Drive when it is held in Rockmart.

Thanksgiving ‘Feed Hungry’ event slated
Posted: November 24, 2014

Cedartown and Rock-mart churches are planning “Feed Polk County 2014” on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.

Sunday 11/23/2014
Junior, Senior 4-H’ers bring home wins from Jamboree
Posted: November 23, 2014

Twelve Junior and Senior Polk 4-H’ers competed during the recent District Cottonboll and Consumer Judging Jamboree.

Heating assistance available for seniors
Posted: November 23, 2014

Tallatoona CAP, Inc. has announced there are no waiting and no lines for eligible individuals receiving LIPHEAP heating assistance.

Hometown Christmas presented in Cedartown during December
Posted: November 23, 2014

The Bold and Beautiful Red Hatters of Cedartown will present a Hometown Christmas at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 in the Cedartown Civic Auditorium.

Saturday 11/22/2014
Concert will benefit Polk’s ‘Toy Express’
Posted: November 22, 2014

Rock Campground, RV, and Music Park, Frankie Hilburn, and six local bands have teamed up with the Polk County Sheriff’s Department to help in the Toy Express Christmas Concert on Saturday, Nov. 22.

Polk County Standard Journal New Arrivals, Nov. 19 edition
Posted: November 22, 2014

Lorenza Ventura and Justin Honea of Cedartown announce the birth of a daughter Hadleigh Storm Ventura Honea. She was born on Nov. 7, 2014.

See warm, inviting home during December tour in Rockmart
Posted: November 22, 2014

(Editor’s note: The 2014 Tour of Homes in Rockmart will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec.7.)

Friday 11/21/2014
Shorter University professor to perform in the Philippines
Posted: November 21, 2014

Shorter University Artist-In-Residence and Associate Professor of Music Jerico Vasquez will return to his home country for a solo piano recital on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at the esteemed Ayala Museum in Makati, Philippines. Featured selections for the evening’s performance include works by Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy and Alexander Scriabin.

Churches set annual Thanksgiving service
Posted: November 21, 2014

The Rockmart and Aragon Ministerial Association has an-nounced the annual Thanksgiving service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 in the First Baptist Church in Rockmart.

Rock City begins 20th anniversary of Enchanted Garden of Lights
Updated: November 21, 2014 - 4:26 pm

Rock City’s annual Enchanted Garden of Lights prepares to shine bright for its 20th anniversary season beginning Friday, Nov. 21. Beautiful enhancements and new characters await guests nightly from 6-9 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 3.

Wednesday 11/19/2014
Holiday activities take center stage at Rockmart Historical Museum
Posted: November 19, 2014

The Rockmart Historical Museum, located at 133 Marble Street downtown, will be at the center of 2014 holiday events in Rockmart.

Monday 11/17/2014
Cellist Adrian Daurov and Pianist Spencer Myer to perform guest recital at Shorter
Posted: November 17, 2014

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University will present cellist Adrian Daurov and pianist Spencer Myer in a duo recital at Brookes Chapel on Monday, Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. The event, part of the university’s Guest Artist Series, is open to the public at no charge.

‘Hometown Christmas’ planned by bold and beautiful Red Hatters
Posted: November 17, 2014

Cedartown’s bold and beautiful Red Hatters presents “Hometown Christmas” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in Cedartown Civic Auditorium, located at 205 East Avenue.

Food drive at Eastside Elementary School
Posted: November 17, 2014

A food drive is underway at Eastside Elementary School.

Sunday 11/16/2014
Van Wert club gives back to community
Posted: November 16, 2014

Van Wert Elementary BETA club has 29 members that met the requirements of the National BETA Organization. These members have to maintain an A average in all subject areas and show outstanding character.

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