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Sunday 07/27/2014
Churches host River of Life mission project
Posted: July 27, 2014

More than 100 youth and adult volunteers participated in the Polk 2014 Rivers of Life mission project July 9 through July 13.

Saturday 07/26/2014
Elm Street Pawn shop is burglarized
Posted: July 26, 2014

Police were called to the Elm Street Pawn Shop, 968 Elm Street, to find the results of a smash-and-grab burglary.

Cedartown group travels to 'Israel'
Posted: July 26, 2014

The Triple L Club of Cedartown First Baptist Church recently loaded the church bus for a trip to Ancient Israel.

Rockmart Cultural Arts Theatre site of ‘Elvis and Friends’ Aug. 18
Posted: July 26, 2014

Rockmart Cultural Arts Theatre and Bill J. Brooks will present “Elvis and Friends” from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.

Friday 07/25/2014
Boil water advisory in place in Cedartown
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 2:18 pm

A boil water advisory has been put into place by the City of Cedartown Water Treatment Plant for a certain segment of its customers.

Japanese baseball team ready for trip to Cedartown; games open to the public
Posted: July 25, 2014

On Saturday, August 2, the phrase, “Play Ball!,” will bring together two cultures from opposite sides of the globe for a friendly game of baseball.

Primary Healthcare clinics provide health care for all
Posted: July 25, 2014

Though fairly new to Walker and Catoosa counties, Primary Healthcare Centers have a well-established record of providing affordable and comprehensive health care in northwest Georgia.

Power box stolen off vacant home
Posted: July 25, 2014

Police were called to an Old Collard Valley Road home after its caretaker reported that someone stole the power box.

Wings Over North Georgia headed to Floyd County in October
Posted: July 25, 2014

Exciting air show news continues across North America from Brownsville, Kingsville, Louisville and Titusville to Los Angeles, Chino, Fort Worth and St. Louis, the 2014 air show venues throughout the country are reporting very strong attendance numbers.

Standard Journal Pet of the Week July 23 edition
Posted: July 25, 2014

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.

Water main burst in Cedartown; some residents without water
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 10:59 am

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.

Crossview to host back to school event
Posted: July 25, 2014

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.

Rockmart still scene of building projects
Posted: July 25, 2014

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.

Tonight's concerts in Cedartown feature Khaotik, Prior Station
Posted: July 25, 2014

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.

Friday forecast: sunshine with a chance of rain, high 89
Posted: July 25, 2014

Early showers are possible today, but expect sunshine and temperatures closer to what Polk County expects from July, according to the National Weather Service.

New owner takes over Lindale Piggly Wiggly today
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 12:56 am

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.

Thursday 07/24/2014
Cedartown World Series winners in cruise-in procession Friday
Posted: July 24, 2014

Organizers for the Fourth Friday Concert and Cruise-in announced another treat for Friday night's concert: world series winners. 

Police detain juvenile who cut off ankle monitor
Posted: July 24, 2014

A juvenile who escaped house arrest was taken into custody and will face new charges, according to Polk County police department reports.

Woman alleges online loan fraud
Posted: July 24, 2014

A woman seeking an online loan filed a police report for fraud after she paid a deposit, but never received the loan.

Truck driver arrested on active warrant
Posted: July 24, 2014

A truck driver was arrested on an outstanding warrant after police stopped him for not wearing his seat belt.

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