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Some gas prices still below $2 at select stations in Northwest Georgia, Chattanooga

Gas prices continue their decline along with the price of oil, and some gas stations remain below the $2 mark in Northwest Georgia and into the Southeast Tennessee area around Chattanooga.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
GNTC announces 2015 GOAL nominees
Posted: December 18, 2014

Eighteen Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) students have been selected as the college’s nominees for the 2015 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Dione Waddington, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program.

Cedartown Christmas ornament on sale at Welcome Center
Posted: December 18, 2014

A new ornament on sale at the Cedartown Welcome Center is waiting to be added to Christmas trees around the area with its arrival for holiday shoppers.

Cedartown Masonic Lodge makes holiday donations
Posted: December 18, 2014

Santa came early for three Polk County organizations thanks to Cedartown masons.

$3.5 million upgrade planned at Rockmart water treatment plant
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 11:14 am

A public meeting to discuss sewerage system improvements in Rockmart is scheduled at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2015.

Thursday forecast: partly sunny, high 51
Posted: December 18, 2014

The National Weather Service forecast is calling for another day of cooler temperatures in Polk County with only a few more days until winter.

No leads on how stolen Mustang convertible ended up in Oostanaula River
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 2:52 pm

Floyd County police investigators said Wednesday they are still looking into how a stolen vehicle ended up submerged in the Oostanaula River.

Warrant: Cartersville woman exploited disabled person
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 9:31 am

A Cartersville woman accused of exploiting a disabled Rome woman was behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday evening.

Wednesday 12/17/2014
FMC, Polk Medical to conduct Ebola drill on Friday
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 6:03 pm

Floyd Medical Center will test its readiness to care for a potential Ebola patient by conducting a wide-ranging drill beginning early Friday morning.

‘Cupcakes and Carols’ program held for children
Posted: December 17, 2014

The Polk Haralson Association Student Missions recently sponsored the second annual “Cupcakes and Carols for Kids”.

Man says he was robbed at gunpoint outside apartment
Posted: December 17, 2014

A Calhoun man said two men robbed him at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.

Euharlee police investigating drive by shooting
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 4:01 pm

Euharlee police are investigating a drive-by shooting in a middle-class neighborhood that occurred last weekend.

Polk County Standard Journal 2014 Santa Letters
Posted: December 17, 2014

Every year, the Polk County Standard Journal prints letters to Santa we’ve received ahead of Christmas to make sure St. Nick sees them in in time. Thanks to everyone who got their letters in for Santa in time!

Editor’s Column: Is Santa Real?
Posted: December 17, 2014

What seems like a million years ago – but not too far back in reality – I stood in line with dozens of other children and their mothers at the Hamilton Place mall.

Obituaries for the Dec. 17, 2014 edition of the Polk County Standard Journal
Posted: December 17, 2014

Mrs. White

Christmas Tree Recycling event coming on Dec. 27
Posted: December 17, 2014

Keep Polk Beautiful is sponsoring their 15th annual Bring One For the Chipper Christmas Tree recycling program on Saturday, Dec. 27.

County to consider funding for spec building marketing
Posted: December 17, 2014

The Polk County Board of Commissioners will soon decide whether or not to grant a $25,000 funding request for marketing the new speculative building during 2014-2015.

Smith focuses on getting jobs for Rockmart
Posted: December 17, 2014

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles focusing on people who typically work behind the scenes of important events in Polk County.)

Wednesday forecast: mostly sunny, high 52
Posted: December 17, 2014

Sunshine and clouds are expected today, with a high in the lower 50s according to the National Weather Service.

Tuesday 12/16/2014
Even in Southwest Georgia, ACA signups find momentum
Posted: December 16, 2014

Alice Jaye has not had health insurance for years.

Covenant Christian School chorus to appear on Atlanta-area Christmas special
Posted: December 16, 2014

Local schoolkids will be featured on an Atlanta-area Christmas television special later on this week.

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