Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Georgia’s sales tax holiday is Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2.
More than 100 youth and adult volunteers participated in the Polk 2014 Rivers of Life mission project July 9 through July 13.
Police were called to the Elm Street Pawn Shop, 968 Elm Street, to find the results of a smash-and-grab burglary.
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.
A boil water advisory has been put into place by the City of Cedartown Water Treatment Plant for a certain segment of its customers.
On Saturday, August 2, the phrase, “Play Ball!,” will bring together two cultures from opposite sides of the globe for a friendly game of baseball.
Though fairly new to Walker and Catoosa counties, Primary Healthcare Centers have a well-established record of providing affordable and comprehensive health care in northwest Georgia.
Police were called to an Old Collard Valley Road home after its caretaker reported that someone stole the power box.
Exciting air show news continues across North America from Brownsville, Kingsville, Louisville and Titusville to Los Angeles, Chino, Fort Worth and St. Louis, the 2014 air show venues throughout the country are reporting very strong attendance numbers.
This week’s Standard Journal Pet of the Week is a domestic short hair grey tiger kitten, ID # 23259255. The kitten, approximately 4 weeks old, is available now for adoption or rescue. Volunteers said it would love to come home with you to cuddle. Those interested in the kitten can get it for the full adoption fee of $15.
A 6-inch water main has burst in the Girard Avenue area near Bradford Drugs. Residents living in that area, along with the Asberry, Greenwood and Fairmount neighborhoods, are currently without water.
Love Loud, a back to school celebration, will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Crossview Community Church, North Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart.
The Rockmart Building Department (RBD) has issued a total of 33 permits with an improved property value of $6,919,900 during the past fiscal year.
The bands are set to take the stage tonight, assuming the weather remains clear, for the second Fourth Friday concert starting at 7 p.m.
Early showers are possible today, but expect sunshine and temperatures closer to what Polk County expects from July, according to the National Weather Service.
Lindale Piggly Wiggly customers will be greeted by a new owner today. Randy Gentry, who also owns Piggly Wiggly stores in Buchanan and Tallapoosa, is taking over from longtime owner Spence Millican.
Organizers for the Fourth Friday Concert and Cruise-in announced another treat for Friday night's concert: world series winners.
A juvenile who escaped house arrest was taken into custody and will face new charges, according to Polk County police department reports.
A woman seeking an online loan filed a police report for fraud after she paid a deposit, but never received the loan.
A truck driver was arrested on an outstanding warrant after police stopped him for not wearing his seat belt.