(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.)
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.
Cedartown First United Methodist Church recently conducted a school supply drive.
Autumn not only brings cooler weather but an increasing variety of activities to the Rockmart Cultural Arts Center, 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Bldg. 300.
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.
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.
Rockmart Cultural Arts Center has welcomed Bill J. Brooks and his wife, Wanda.
Editor’s Note: This is the first 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.
“I am surprised,” said Kilik Dulaney as he admired the bicycle he won during the Summer Reading Program (SRP) at Cedartown Library.
Faith Missionary Baptist Church has announced free backpacks and school supplies will be distributed from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 9 or until supplies run out.
The Alzheimer’s As-sociation will host a Mid-Day Café from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Cedartown Church of God in Cedartown.
More than 100 youth and adult volunteers participated in the Polk 2014 Rivers of Life mission project July 9 through July 13.
The Triple L Club of Cedartown First Baptist Church recently loaded the church bus for a trip to Ancient Israel.
Rockmart Cultural Arts Theatre and Bill J. Brooks will present “Elvis and Friends” from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.
Onyx Pageant Systems has announced the 2014 “Miss Calendar Girl”™ pageant will be held at the Arts Center Theatre in Rockmart at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26.