From staff reports
Saturday, Nov. 22, volunteers arrived early to prepare a Thanksgiving meal for the public.
Tickets are on sale now for Rockmart Community Chorus’ Christmas Concert, “The Gift of Christmas”.
Live Oak Baptist Church, 150 Live Oak Road, Aragon, is hosting a free Thanksgiving meal from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26.
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.
Brittany Morris gives blood during the American Red Cross Community Drive when it is held in Rockmart.
Cedartown and Rock-mart churches are planning “Feed Polk County 2014” on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.
Twelve Junior and Senior Polk 4-H’ers competed during the recent District Cottonboll and Consumer Judging Jamboree.
Tallatoona CAP, Inc. has announced there are no waiting and no lines for eligible individuals receiving LIPHEAP heating assistance.
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.
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.
Lorenza Ventura and Justin Honea of Cedartown announce the birth of a daughter Hadleigh Storm Ventura Honea. She was born on Nov. 7, 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.)
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.
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’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.
The Rockmart Historical Museum, located at 133 Marble Street downtown, will be at the center of 2014 holiday events in Rockmart.
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.
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.
A food drive is underway at Eastside Elementary School.
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.