ELLIJAY — A recent high school graduate who stumbled upon the alleged sexual assault of a woman at an after-prom party for Calhoun High students testified Thursday that the contact was consensual — a corroboration one defense attorney needs if he’s to stay on the case.
What are the strange and wonderful things we’re afraid of in this world? Our advertising representative here at the Standard Journal Todd Britt sent along this list of phobias to me as I was getting this week’s column ready.
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”.
Gordon Hospital and the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Safety departments are actively preparing for a “what if” public health scenario should a threat like Ebola materialize in Calhoun and Gordon County.
A hot button issue for Polk residents is learning the latest news on Ebola with patients being treated at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
Editor's Note: due to the elections on Nov. 4, organizers have moved the Relay for Life Kickoff event to the Rockmart Church of Christ at 201 Slate St., Rockmart, on Nov. 3. The festivities will still start at 6 p.m.
Another day of sunshine and mild temperatures is in store for Polk County according to the National Weather Service.
A 20-year-old Polk County man was arrested today and has been charged under the computer pornography and child exploitation prevention act. Dwight Davis of Polk County was arrested as part of a 31 county multi-agency sting.
An out-of-town man and woman were arrested on multiple drug trafficking charges Tuesday night, Oct. 21, during a routine traffic stop along U.S. Highway 41 in Ringgold.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) in Rome has become the first institution of higher learning in Georgia to offer GeorgiaBEST, the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) initiative that teaches workplace soft skills.
A stabbing call led Gordon County authorities Tuesday night to discover an alleged marijuana growing operation.
Cedartown performers took to the stage over the weekend in the only performance of “Alice in Nightmareland,” a scary musical interpretation of the classic “Alice in Wonderland.”
A construction worker Wednesday was seriously injured when he fell 60 feet from a bridge overpass. He was inside an excavator during the fall, according to police scanner traffic
The Glory Community Food Pantry invites you to participate in a free food distribution.
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 Baptist Church will host fall revival services October 26 – 29.
One of America’s greatest presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, said to us during some of our darkest hours that “we have nothing to fear but fear itself.”
“Good morning, may I help you,” said a smiling Anna Wright, receptionist at Mary Miller State Farm Insurance Agency in Rockmart.
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.
(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.)