(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.)
A neighborhood re-union is planned for those who grew up around Southside Baptist Church in Cedartown.
(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.)
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.
The Cedartown Sole Mates, a local line dance group, plans a free series of introductory classes for interested adults September 16 through November 4.
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.
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.
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.
Cedartown First United Methodist Church recently conducted a school supply drive.
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.
Autumn not only brings cooler weather but an increasing variety of activities to the Rockmart Cultural Arts Center, 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Bldg. 300.
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.
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.
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.
(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.)
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.
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.
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, a back to school celebration, drew a large crowd of adults and children to Crossview Community Church in Rockmart on Friday, Aug. 8.
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.
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.