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Wednesday 01/28/2015
Queen elected chairman of LEPC
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 1:08 pm

Todd Queen, Rockmart Fire Chief, has been elected chairman of the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).

Obituaries for the Jan. 28, 2015 edition of the Polk County Standard Journal
Posted: January 28, 2015

Ms. Garrett

Column: Thoughts on the State of the Union
Posted: January 28, 2015

Every year since my senior year at Sparkman High School, I’ve made a point to tune in on the third Tuesday in January to the President’s annual address on the State of the Union.

UPDATE: 67-year-old man killed in wreck west of Cedartown
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 1:28 pm

CEDARTOWN — A 67-year-old Cedartown man was killed Tuesday afternoon when the late-model pickup truck he was driving collided with a box truck.

Wednesday forecast: sunny, high 52
Posted: January 28, 2015

Expect a nice day in Polk County as January winds down, with the National Weather Service calling for sunshine and highs in the low 50s for the day.

Tuesday 01/27/2015
Annual Sanctity of Life march held in Cedartown over the weekend
Posted: January 27, 2015

A group of nearly three dozen people braved cold weather over the weekend in a march down Main Street in downtown Cedartown in an annual protest and memorial service surrounding abortion rights in America.

RBA recognizes Denise Bell; prepares for new year of business in Rockmart
Posted: January 27, 2015

The Rockmart Business Alliance greets a new year with a report on projects that brought people into the City during 2014 while reviewing plans for planned 2015 events.

Cedartown residents rock out at Jamuary event
Posted: January 27, 2015

Cedartown residents got to hear some great tunes on Jan. 24 for the first ever Jamuary concert event held at the Cedartown Performing Arts Center.

Health Fair planned for January 29; sponsored by One Door Polk partners
Posted: January 27, 2015

A health fair, sponsored by One Door Polk (ODP) partners, will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 at the Primary Health Care Center, 424 North Main Street.

Tickets on sale for annual Optimist Club breakfast
Posted: January 27, 2015

Tickets are on sale now for the upcoming annual Cedartown Optimist Club’s Ham and Egg Day breakfast.

Medicaid revenue up at Floyd Medical Center, Polk Medical Center
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 1:12 pm

The state of Georgia may not have expanded its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act but Medicaid revenue is up significantly at Floyd Medical Center and Polk Medical Center.

Dedication planned for Aragon’s new stage
Posted: January 27, 2015

“The Stage at Aragon” will be dedicated during the annual barbecue in June, according to Mayor Ken Suffridge.

Case involving missing cash at death scene still open
Posted: January 27, 2015

It will be mid-March before any decision will be made regarding possible prosecution stemming from a probe into money reportedly taken off a deceased man at a death site.

Polk County to help first responders fight weight
Posted: January 27, 2015

Cops and firefighters in Polk County are being encouraged to stay away from doughnuts and head to the gym.

Tuesday forecast: mostly sunny and windy, high 49
Posted: January 27, 2015

A cold morning will give way to a high temperature near 50, but expect it to feel colder with a windy day in store, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday 01/26/2015
GNTC offering free GED practice tests
Posted: January 26, 2015

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is offering free practice tests from January 26 to February 28, 2015 to all current or potential adult students at one of the local Adult Education Learning Centers in GNTC’s nine county service area. The free practice test must be taken at a GNTC Learning Center.

Ensley: Taking care of azaleas
Posted: January 26, 2015

Why are the leaves on my azaleas yellow? Azaleas can turn yellow in response to deficiencies of iron or nitrogen. How do you know the difference?

People discovering many local activities at Art Center
Posted: January 26, 2015

Everyone in the Polk County area is now “Discovering the ART in RockmART”.

Monday forecast: mostly cloudy, high 43
Posted: January 26, 2015

A cloudy, chilly day is in store to start off the last week of January as the National Weather Service calls for the return of sunshine by midweek.

Saturday 01/24/2015
State average for gas dips below $2, region prices hovering around $1.90 mark
Posted: January 24, 2015

Here are the prices of the lowest regular unleaded for cities in our area according to Gasbuddy.com:

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