Jerlisa Dennis and Adrian Gibbons of Cedartown announce the birth of a daughter Amariee Lourae Gibbons. She was born on Sept. 20, 2014.
“Rock’in at The Rock” for Polk County Special Olympics will be presented live at the Rock near Rockmart on Saturday, Oct. 4.
There’s just over a month to go before Polk County residents head to the polls to cast their ballots, but the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming election is just about here.
The Polk County Health Department is now administering flu immunizations at both the Cedartown and Rockmart locations during regular business hours.
Polk Medical Center has taken in more than $10 million in revenue for the year with an average of 480 visits to the emergency room at the hospital.
Laura Hicks knew that she was considered high risk for breast cancer.
By now, you’ve probably noticed there’s something a little different about this week's edition of the Polk County Standard Journal.
Another day of sunny skies are on the horizon in Polk County, with a high in the mid 80s as we start off the month of October, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
Volunteers from Helping Hands Ministries of Rockmart were called to assist with a “drive through giveaway” from the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
A Calhoun man is facing a number of charges after allegedly stealing a truck, then shooting the tire of man who confronted him about the alleged theft.
Editor Kevin Myrick would like to apologize to those Book Club fans who were hoping to discuss “Mere Christianity” on Sept. 25, but the planned meeting will be held again.
An air conditioning unit was the victim of a random shooting, according to Polk County Police Department reports.
Community Share Ministries will be holding a fall bazaar this Saturday that will include fun for the whole family and a movie to cap off the night.
Four fire units were called to Antioch Road around 3:50 a.m. this morning to battle a blaze in a shop behind a home.
One local pup will be doing his duty by taking on the role of a helper dog for the Wounded Warrior project once he’s old enough to start his training.
One local resident was fooled twice before calling police about a phone scam, according to county police reports.
Jeannie Grant has assumed the position of branch manager at Cedartown Library, located at 245 East Avenue.
An ambitious goal of visiting schools in every district in the state is close to being completed as State School Superintendent visited Van Wert Elementary School in Rockmart.
In accordance with the University System of Georgia’s new policy regarding the use of tobacco products on its campuses, Georgia Highlands College broadened its existing prohibitive policy. The new Tobacco and Smoke Free Campus Policy begins Oct. 1.
Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston says his office has received a number of reports from citizens who have received scam telephone calls from a person claiming to be a deputy sheriff.