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Tuesday 10/21/2014
UPDATE: Church set to open Judgment House
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 11:36 am

Clarification: The script used for a Judgement House being hosted this week by a Polk County church was written by the national organization of Judgment House Inc., based in Clearwater, Fla. It is a 20-year-old script and has been used by the church for their yearly event for 19 years. It was not written based on local events.

Judge overturns ruling on foreclosed front loader
Posted: October 21, 2014

An equipment sales company can pick up its front-end loader from a Cedartown woman’s property after a judge issued his order on Tuesday stating the equipment belongs to the company.

‘Harvest for All’ drive helps give food to hungry
Posted: October 21, 2014

Many Georgians are still struggling to provide food for their families.

Public hearing to be held for indoor mini golf course
Posted: October 21, 2014

The Rockmart city council has approved a resolution to advertise for a public hearing on a conditional use request of Jason Williams.

Aragon makes sales to keep funding going
Posted: October 21, 2014

Aragon officials are seeing the results of bold decisions to stabilize the City’s finances, which began when a cash flow problem developed in January 2013.

Tuesday forecast: sunny, high 74
Posted: October 21, 2014

Expect another chilly morning in Polk County to give way to sunshine and highs in the mid 70s today, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday 10/20/2014
Children injured in rollover crash; DUI suspected
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 11:41 pm

A Gordon County mother and two children were injured Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Ga. 53.

Eastside students recognized
Posted: October 20, 2014

Eastside Elementary School students for the month of October are,  Kinsley Johnson, Trinity Farmer, Clestie Ahmadani,  Bella William, Sadie Fincher, Shannon Johnson and Levi Crumley.

Rockmart celebrates homecoming this week against Haralson Co.
Posted: October 20, 2014

Rockmart High School students and staff are participating in festivities this week for their annual homecoming celebration taking place this Friday night at the Rock. 

Gas prices dropping, many near or below $3 - $2.60 in Ringgold
Posted: October 20, 2014

Gas prices are dropping but the lowest prices remain up near the Tennessee border in Ringgold and Chattanooga at $2.60, according to Gasbuddy.com.

Carla Redding to instruct classes in concepts of digital photography
Posted: October 20, 2014

You can now register for classes to introduce concepts of digital photograph.

Volunteers help kickoff park remodel
Posted: October 20, 2014

Big Spring Park gets tender loving care during cleanup day

Book Club to meet Oct. 30 for “Salem’s Lot” discussion
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 11:16 am

The Standard Journal Book Club is looking forward to a spooky selection for the October meeting, scheduled for Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Red, White and Brew in Cedartown.

First week of early voting sees nearly 700 ballots cast in Polk
Posted: October 20, 2014

More than 400 people have already cast their ballot in person in Polk County following the first week of early voting ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.

Celebrate Recovery helps people gain freedom from life’s hurts, habits, hang-ups
Posted: October 20, 2014

Celebrate Recovery is a new Christ-centered, 12-step program scheduled to begin at First Baptist Church in Rockmart.

Monday forecast: mostly sunny, high 72
Posted: October 20, 2014

Early morning fog will give way to sunshine mixed with some clouds in Polk County to start off the work week, according to the National Weather Service.

Ga. Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of Rockmart man
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 10:24 am

Polk County’s district attorney said Monday he’s pleased with the Georgia Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the murder conviction of Kionte Rashad Glover.

Sunday 10/19/2014
Polk Medical Center holds open house
Updated: October 19, 2014 - 9:01 pm

Hundreds of people gathered at the new campus of Polk Medical Center Sunday afternoon to see for themselves what the new hospital has in store for the community.

Gas prices still at bargain rates
Updated: October 19, 2014 - 5:52 pm

Local gasoline prices continued at bargain rates Sunday afternoon.

Polk County GNTC campus participates in ‘Tugging for a Cure’
Posted: October 19, 2014

On Tuesday, Oct. 14, the Polk County Campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College hosted a “Tugging for a Cure” in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. The Student Activities Office prepared for activities and fundraisers. April Welch, standing, Marquita Dorsey, Caressa Sparks and Courtney Pone, student affairs office, designed a t-shirt for faculty and staff. Activities included the Tug for a Cure, pink out for students, faculty and staff, brochures and pamphlets and serving pink lemonade, cupcakes and cookies.

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