Tickets are on sale now for the return of comedian James Gregory to the Cedartown Performing Arts Center on Jan. 28, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $20 to $25 per person, depending on seating choices. Visit Cedartownshows.com to purchase tickets, or call the box office at 770-748-4168.
Cedartown First United Methodist Church, located at 201 Wissahickon Avenue in downtown Cedartown, is decorated for the wonderful holiday season and will host its annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at 6 p.m. and the community is invited to participate.
The colorful bracts of poinsettias may stay bright for months if you care for them properly. Bright, indirect light and frequent watering are essential. Don’t allow the plants to wilt – however, watering too often can damage roots.
The Cedartown Performing Arts Center is soon to get a new ticketing system and hopes to have it up and running in time to give folks a chance to purchase tickets for a variety of upcoming performances and events according to a release from the organization.
The Rockmart Business Alliance is sponsoring the bi-annual tour showcasing 6 homes for this year's Holiday Tour of Homes. All of the homes are dressed for the holiday season and will be starting on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. and will be held again on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Several local organizations will be holding Thankgiving dinners in Polk County during the coming weekend and week, and to make it easier to find a place to participate, here's a list of meals and where to find them:
It has been so long since you have watered your lawn, you may have forgotten about your irrigation system. Don't forget about your irrigation system or leave it unprotected this winter. A few precautions now can save a lot of time, money and even water later.
The Bold and Beautiful Red Hatters made a generous donation to several local organizations as part of the City of Cedartown's Christmas Parade theme. The theme of the parade this year is the "Christmas Giving Tree" and City employees are encouraging those that are participating in the parade to donate to local charities. Donated items are being accepted from now until Dec. 5 at City Hall for the following organizations: Our House (basic toiletries and housekeeping items like sheets and pillowcases,) Life Matters Outreach (new baby clothing,) the Samaritan House (canned and non-perishable food items) and the Cedartown United Fund (basic toiletries, adult diapers and warm clothing.)
This tuxedo adult domestic short hair cat, ID No. 33763026, and this adult male black lab named Zaxby, ID No. 33575360, are this week’s Standard Journal Pets of the Week. Both are available for adoption now.
The Polk Retired Educators Association (PREA) gathered for its monthly meeting with the viewing of beautiful table settings which featured recognition of the Ferst Foundation for childhood readers. To aid in this project, books had been donated by the late Brenda Richardson, and others, to help raise money for the Foundation.
Trees and shrubs will probably lose their leaves early this year due to the drought. So long as they turn color and fall normally, do not worry too much about it. Delay the process as long as possible with regular watering. If the leaves brown suddenly and do not fall, the tree is in trouble. Of course, all you can do is water the tree very well (wetting the soil 18 inches deep) once every week or so. There are not usually any pests that are killing them – just drought.
Covenant Christian School will be holding a Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 321 E. Queen St., Cedartown. Games, bounce houses, a petting zoo, food, cakes, a silent auction for class themed baskets and more will be featured at the annual festival.
The 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Survivor’s Banquet is hosted by Open Hand Community Outreach, Inc. is being held on Oct. 29 at Cedar Lake Christian Center, 1890 Rome Highway, Cedartown starting at exactly 4 p.m.
According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriffâ's Office investigators, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agents, and Deputy U.S. Marshals, executed warrants on three individuals from the Ellisville community on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.