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5 individuals arrested after windows shot out of several store fronts in Downtown Cedartown

CEDARTOWN — Five young Polk County adults were in jail without bond Thursday, accused of shooting out the window of a moving vehicle and causing thousands of dollars worth of damage to businesses in downtown Cedartown.

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Wednesday 01/21/2015
Lorene’s Angels raising funds; spaghetti dinner in Rockmart
Updated: January 21, 2015 - 2:41 pm

A benefit spaghetti dinner is planned at Frankie’s Restaurant in Rockmart from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26.

Donors answer call to give in memory of Alvis Miller
Posted: January 21, 2015

Doris Scott, coordinator, describes the public’s response to the American Red Cross Community Blood Drive in Rockmart as “tremendous”.

Tuesday 01/20/2015
Nancy Feek keeps healthy with square dancing
Posted: January 20, 2015

Nancy Feek, Rockmart, believes square dancing is like drinking from the mythical fountain of youth.

Friday 01/16/2015
New exhibit opens at Rockmart Art Gallery
Posted: January 16, 2015

Sea Life exhibit opens for viewing

Youth Working Together holds local rally
Posted: January 16, 2015

Several January events in Cedartown are hosted by Youth Working Together for a “Speedy” Awareness (YWTSA), Inc.

CounterPoint Music Festival releases 2015 lineup
Posted: January 16, 2015

Widespread Panic will headline this year’s CounterPoint Music Festival, a three-day event officials expect will pump cash into the local economy.

Thursday 01/15/2015
Musical hosted by Rockmart groups
Posted: January 15, 2015

Community Concern Citizens Outreach, Inc. of Polk County in Rockmart (4C’s Outreach) has announced plans for the Martin Luther Jr. weekend celebration of 2015.

Story Time at Rockmart Library
Posted: January 15, 2015

A group of children gathered in Rockmart Library, 316 North Piedmont Avenue, for “Yummy in My Tummy” or “Food Story Time” at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Beta students attend convention
Posted: January 15, 2015

Eastside Elementary Jr. Beta club attended the Macon Convention Center in November. Students competed in various competitions against other Beta’s from Georgia.

Looking Back: Cedartown native becomes famous
Posted: January 15, 2015

Editor’s Note: Content is drawn from varied sources, including the files of Polk County Historical Society. File Photo: The Cedartown Standard. Looking Back is part of a weekly series on the people and places that make up the history of Polk County.

Standard Journal New Arrivals, Jan. 14, 2015 edition
Posted: January 15, 2015

Samantha Perry and Jacob Perry of Cedartown announce the birth of a son Kenneth Jacob (KJ) Perry. He was born Jan. 1, 2015.

Center at Worldview ‘great place for children’
Posted: January 15, 2015

No sounds are heard as a visitor walks down the hallway of the Child Care Learning Center at Worldview Baptist Church, 500 College Drive, Cedartown.

Wednesday 01/14/2015
Benefit spaghetti dinner on Jan 26; funds go to 2015 Polk Relay for Life
Posted: January 14, 2015

A benefit spaghetti dinner is planned at Frankie’s Restaurant in Rockmart from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26.

Standard Journal Calendar of Events, Jan. 14, 2015 edition
Posted: January 14, 2015

Rockmart Business Alliance (RBA) will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, in at Frankie’s Italian Restaurant in Rockmart.

RMS names Students of Month
Posted: January 14, 2015

Students of the month for December have been announced at Rockmart Middle School.

Bobby McElwee to speak at historical society meeting
Posted: January 14, 2015

The Polk County Historical Society will have a local speaker talk about the early history of the Cherokee nation in Polk County for their January gathering.

10th annual MLK walk and celebration coming to Main Street in Cedartown Monday
Posted: January 14, 2015

Polk County residents who want to gather in solidarity for civil rights and in the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are holding a walk Monday in downtown Cedartown.

Tuesday 01/13/2015
Polk to celebrate King’s birthday
Updated: January 19, 2015 - 12:45 pm

Polk County’s Community Relations Commission are hosting 2 events this year in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day coming up on Jan. 19.

The Bridges of Polk County: Historic, scenic, memorable
Posted: January 13, 2015

Polk County has a number of transportation arteries, which move traffic along not only federal and state routes but also county roads that are tourist favorites due to scenic views of rolling hills, agricultural acreage and historic sites.

Friday 01/09/2015
Looking back: Marble Hill Hotel remembered as busy place during early years
Posted: January 09, 2015

Editor's Note: The following is part of a new series that will be featured on Thursday afternoons from now on called "Looking Back," featuring some of the historical sites and figures throughout the years in Polk County. Check back on Thursday, Jan. 15, for the next item in the series.

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