Jerry Ables of Calhoun receives the first place award for his wood sculpture and “Best in Show” award from judge Frank Murphy of Rome during the Art Lovers’ League fall art show in Cedartown Auditorium.
Calhoun Police Department investigators are working to identify and locate two people involved in the Friday robbery of a local pharmacy.
The Standard Journal Book Club is meeting on Thursday, Oct. 30 for the monthly discussion of the latest selection, Stephen King’s “Salem’s Lot.”
A Walker County high school is under heightened security today in the wake of a posting on social media warning of a possible mass shooting at the school.
All throughout the month of October, I paid particular attention to the idea of fear. Fear of Ebola, fear of ISIS, and my own personal fears are just among those things which I’ve focused on.
A Teen Maze for ninth grade students will be presented November 5 – 6 at Polk / Haralson Christian Life Center (Camp Antioch), 3900 Antioch Road, Cedartown.
Planning has begun for Spooky Science Night at Eastside Elementary School, scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30.
Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston has responded to claims the Gordon County Jail is not providing adequate food for prisoners.
Registered voters in unincorporated Polk County will decide whether or not a paid/volunteer fire department will become reality on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Newspaper customers should be careful about how they renew their subscriptions, the Federal Trade Commission is warning.
A rainy day is in store for Polk County, according to the National Weather Service, but all this wet weather will be gone by tonight.
The Biz Builder People’s Choice Awards voting remains open following last night’s Shark Tank-style competition at the Cedartown Welcome Center, and so far hundreds of people have gone online to vote for their favorites.
The Glory Community Food Pantry invites you to participate in a free food distribution.
Georgia Highlands College partnered with eCore, the University of Georgia System approved online class provider, to offer students greater online class availability beginning spring 2015.
Halloween can be one of the most deadly nights of the year for both pedestrians and motorists. With the increased number of pedestrians trick-or-treating and party goers that could be impaired behind the wheel, it makes for a scary combination. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Halloween is consistently one of the top three days for pedestrian injuries and fatalities. In addition, NHTSA reported that 48% of all motor vehicle crash fatalities on Halloween night in 2012 involved a drunk driver.
The early votes continue to come into the Polk County Board of Elections less than a week ahead of the general election to kick off November.
About 90 percent of Georgia residents who were born in two Ebola-ravaged West African nations live in six metro Atlanta counties, a map produced by public health officials shows.
Autumn colors are not only appearing across the landscape but in downtown store windows.
The future of learning is today in Polk School District.