The bystanders raced Tuesday morning toward the wrecked Toyota Tercel off Rockmart Highway (map).
The Georgia Department of Labor puts unemployment statistics in Polk County up slightly from September to October this year, with an increase of just 33 people added to the rolls from month to month.
The Rockmart Yellow Jackets basketball teams are getting an early start to their season with their first matchup against the Gordon Central Warriors Tuesday.
The City of Cedartown will be looking at improving housing over the next three years as part of a new initiative with the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH).
Tickets are on sale now for Rockmart Community Chorus’ Christmas Concert, “The Gift of Christmas”.
Live Oak Baptist Church, 150 Live Oak Road, Aragon, is hosting a free Thanksgiving meal from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26.
About four years ago, concern for homeless children and their families in the Rockmart and Aragon community led to the founding of the Rockmart and Aragon Transitional House.
Another day of sunshine and breeze is expected today in Polk County, but wet weather could be back by later on tonight according to the National Weather Service.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters smashed windows out of police cars and businesses, several of which were later set ablaze, and officers lobbed tear gas from inside armored vehicles to disperse crowds Monday as violence overtook protests in Ferguson.
Now, no matter where you live in 14-county northwest Georgia, contacting the Red Cross is a toll-free call. Effective immediately, residents of Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Pickens, Polk, Union, Walker and Whitfield Counties can dial 844-536-6226 to speak to a local Red Cross representative, or 706-728-3446 to send a FAX.
The body of a 73-year-old Lookout Mountain, Ga., man who went missing this weekend was found in a swimming pool at the 100 block of Brow Road in Chattooga County in Cloudland on Sunday.
ATLANTA—Georgia State troopers are anticipating a busy Thanksgiving holiday travel period.
Make sure to check out Cedartown’s Sam Hunt on late night television tonight.
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When 41.3 million Americans load-up the family vehicle for a Thanksgiving road trip, they are likely to find the cheapest gasoline in five years. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded was $2.82 Sunday, 46 cents cheaper than the price on Thanksgiving Day 2013.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Nearly 30 eighth graders bend over laptops during Karen Farnsworth's Thursday morning math class, raising their hands for help as the teacher moves around pointing to their screens or providing video links. In the second row, 13-year-old Yocelin Rodriguez glances at a question about finding the height of a shape before grabbing her pencil and making calculations on a sheet of paper.
Brittany Morris gives blood during the American Red Cross Community Drive when it is held in Rockmart.
Cedartown and Rock-mart churches are planning “Feed Polk County 2014” on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.
The mini-van belonging to a 73-year-old missing Lookout Mountain, Ga., man was discovered Sunday night, Nov. 23, submerged in a swimming pool with a body inside in Chattooga County.
Feeding the family this Thanksgiving will cost slightly more, but rose less over the past year than in recent holiday seasons, according to statistics.