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Volunteers report mobile food pantry great success

The mobile food pantry at Helping Hands in Rockmart was a success, according to Linda Ferguson, volunteer assistant.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
‘Happy House: Children’s Walk Through the Bible’ presented soon
Posted: October 23, 2014

The first “Happy House:Children’s Walk Through the Bible” will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Polk/Haralson Christian Life Center “Camp Antioch”.

Wednesday 10/22/2014
Standard Journal Calendar of area events for the Oct. 22, 2014 edition
Posted: October 22, 2014

The Glory Community Food Pantry invites you to participate in a free food distribution.

New Arrivals in the Oct. 22, 2014 edition of the Polk County Standard Journal
Posted: October 22, 2014

Whitney Blake Purvis and Weston Lewis Gosa of Rome announce the birth of a son River Blake Gosa. He was born on Oct. 14, 2014.

Taylorsville church will host revival Oct. 26-29
Posted: October 22, 2014

Taylorsville Baptist Church will host fall revival services October 26 – 29.

Polk students make museum visit for field trip
Posted: October 22, 2014

Third grade students in the classes of Mrs. Stacey Bennett, Mrs. Joy Hindman, Mrs. Renee Hopkins, Mrs. Anessa Mize, and Mrs. Krissy Williams at Youngs Grove Elementary School recently visited Polk County Historical Society Museum.

Rockmart in December tour will feature local homes for holidays
Posted: October 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. This is the first in a series on those homes open for the tour.)

Tuesday 10/21/2014
‘Harvest for All’ drive helps give food to hungry
Posted: October 21, 2014

Many Georgians are still struggling to provide food for their families.

Monday 10/20/2014
Carla Redding to instruct classes in concepts of digital photography
Posted: October 20, 2014

You can now register for classes to introduce concepts of digital photograph.

Book Club to meet Oct. 30 for “Salem’s Lot” discussion
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 11:16 am

The Standard Journal Book Club is looking forward to a spooky selection for the October meeting, scheduled for Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Red, White and Brew in Cedartown.

Celebrate Recovery helps people gain freedom from life’s hurts, habits, hang-ups
Posted: October 20, 2014

Celebrate Recovery is a new Christ-centered, 12-step program scheduled to begin at First Baptist Church in Rockmart.

Sunday 10/19/2014
Gulledge - Kinsey engagement
Posted: October 19, 2014

Brandy Carnes an-nounces the engagement of her daughter, Taylor Brooke Gulledge, to Catlin Robert Kinsey.

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.

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