A boil water advisory has been put into place by the City of Cedartown Water Treatment Plant for a certain segment of its customers.
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.
Onyx Pageant Systems has announced the 2014 “Miss Calendar Girl”™ pageant will be held at the Arts Center Theatre in Rockmart at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26.
Drivers traveling through the Cave Spring Road and Girard Avenue intersection will soon find their commute a little less bumpy and gravely.
A local Cedartown pre-K program is now accepting applications for the upcoming school year.
Did you finish "Animal Farm" just in time for today's book club? We sure hope so, as we look forward to readers joining us for a conversation at the Cedartown Library at 4:30 p.m.
History abounds at 131 North Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart where Kathy Coley decided to open a new business.
Officials said there hasn’t been an explosion of child molestation cases in Polk County, but handling the ones that do occur is a long, tedious process.
A good chance of rain is in this afternoon's forecast, but otherwise expect some sunshine and clouds with a high in the mid 80s today, according to the National Weather Service.
Mike Buck has decided he will pursue asking for a recount in his bid to become the Republican candidate in Georgia's state school superintendent race.
Cedartown Public Works Director Kelvin Garmon is asking for residents’ patience and understanding as city crews have recently changed the limb and yard debris pick-up schedule.