The Polk County Fair continues tonight, and those patrons who bring their church bulletins can get a discount at the gates.
Look for another nice day in Polk County as clear skies are expected for the day, and for the next few days according to the National Weather Service forecast.
The Polk County Board of Commissioners has amended several of its ordinances, including emergency management and response powers.
Cedartown’s Fall Festival is right around the corner, with the annual Shriner’s Parade and a dog show as part of the festivities this year.
Akins Printing Company, 128 South Marble Street in Rockmart, has extensive damage due to the impact of a runaway vehicle in a recent accident.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is giving away free GED® practice tests from September 22 to October 3 to all current or potential students who come into one of the local Adult Education Learning Centers in GNTC’s nine county service area.
Law enforcement agencies say that an investigation involving two local convenience stores over the illegal use of gaming machines has been classified as ongoing.
The Polk County Health Department will begin offering flu immunizations by appointment in mid-October at both the Cedartown and Rockmart locations during regular business hours.
Rockmart city council members have approved an ad valorem rate of 8.989, the same as last year.
The welcome mat is spread at Rockmart’s Senior Center, located at 134 West Elm Street.
Van Wert Elementary educators have something to be excited about after the state named the school one of dozens in the state who have the highest progress for 2014.
The Cedartown Humane Society will be holding their quarterly meeting to discuss updates on summer programs, fundraising and volunteer opportunities for the rest of the year.
Intergovernmental agreement approved between city and Polk County for 911 facility in basement
Fair offers contests, discounts and performances
The National Weather Service is calling for a chance of showers in Polk County to kick off the fair, with a high of 86 for the day with cloudy skies.
Janet McMahan figured it out five years ago — just before her son Ben was diagnosed with cancer.
A federal agency has awarded $6.9 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 30 community health centers in Georgia that will help expand their primary care services, according to Georgia Health News.
Fort Oglethorpe police are investigating a shooting that took place near Rossville Friday morning, Sept. 12, in which a 22-year-old Chattanooga, Tenn., man was wounded following an apparent dispute.
Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today announced that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready. The state’s Camera Ready Community Program is the first of its kind in the nation, making Georgia the leader in offering a community-based production assistance program.
(Editor’s Note: End of 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.)
There's a 50 percent chance Polk County will see more rain this afternoon according to the National Weather Service, but expect cloudy skies throughout the day with a high in the low 80s.