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As leaves begin to turn in the mountains - where are the best places to watch fall colors

It’s that time of year when tens of thousands of Georgians flock to the North Georgia Mountains to watch the changing of the colors.  The big questions they ask is when will the leaves change?

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Tuesday 09/23/2014
Aragon city council set new millage rate
Posted: September 23, 2014

The City of Aragon has adopted a millage rate, which will not require an increase in property taxes.

Cox named CHS 2014 homecoming queen
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 11:37 am

Cedartown High School students have spoken and picked Payton Cox as their homecoming queen for 2014.

Tuesday forecast: sunny, high 79
Posted: September 23, 2014

It's going to be another beautiful day for the official start of autumn in Polk County, according to the National Weather Service.

Man dies after saving brother in Rossville fire
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 9:34 am

A fire at a mobile home in Rossville took the life of a 27-year-old Rossville man on Sunday

Monday 09/22/2014
Polk County coroner cites personal reasons for resignation
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 6:21 pm

Coroner Trey Litesey resigned last week for personal reasons, according to Polk County manager Matt Denton.

Native American gathering coming to Bert Wood Park Oct. 11 and 12
Posted: September 22, 2014

The annual gathering of Native Americans at the Bert Wood Youth Sports Complex is coming up the weekend of Oct. 11 and 12 for its 16th year.

Euharlee Valley Historical Society members meet, plan events
Posted: September 22, 2014

Euharlee Valley Historical Society (EVHS) met recently at 133 Marble Street in Rockmart.

Monday forecast: sunny, high 79
Posted: September 22, 2014

Sunny skies are in store for today and the rest of the week according to the National Weather Service.

Red Hatters of Cedartown plan to host ‘walk a mile’ on Oct. 24
Posted: September 22, 2014

The Bold and Beautiful Red Hatters (B&BRH) of Cedartown are hosting “walk a mile in her shoes” fundraising event on Friday, Oct. 24 in Peek Park.

AAA: Gas prices slide for the seventh consecutive week - prices could fall below $3 a gallon by years end
Posted: September 22, 2014

Motorists continue to enjoy a discount at the pump, as gas prices fall to their lowest point since February. Nationally, the price of gas fell 6 cents in the past week, marking a seven week decline in gasoline prices.

Aragon man charged with impersonating police officer, burglary
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 2:05 pm

An Aragon man remained in jail Sunday after he was arrested for multiple offenses, including attempting to enter two homes and impersonating a police officer.

Sunday 09/21/2014
Polk County jail official on leave after fatal shooting of 18-year-old
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 6:12 pm

Polk County Chief Jail Administrator Jerry Shellhouse was placed on administrative leave with pay Saturday, pending results of an investigation into the shooting death of a Cedartown man.

Claroni joins Floyd Primary Care Network office in Taylorsville
Posted: September 21, 2014

Lyndsay Bass Claroni, D.O., has joined the Floyd Primary Care Network.

Polk School District Breakfast and Lunch Menu for Sept. 22 through Sept. 26, 2014
Posted: September 21, 2014

Note: all students get a selection of fresh fruit, juice with breakfast, and assorted milk with each meal. Middle and High School students also have a choice of a salad bar to se-lect for their entrees for lunch.

Alice in Nightmareland coming to Cedartown Performing Arts Center in October
Posted: September 21, 2014

Cedartown residents have the chance next month to be tricked and treated to an original theatrical production written, directed and starring hometown folks.

Ruby E. Griffith honored at Atlanta banquet
Posted: September 21, 2014

Pastor Ruby E. Griffith of Rockmart was recognized at the recent Grandmother’s Love Banquet at the Helene S. Mills Senior Multipurpose Center in Atlanta.

Cedartown becomes Purple Heart city, approves millage rate for 2015
Posted: September 21, 2014

The business of the City of Cedartown continues to roll along following their business meeting for September with a flat millage rate, a good budget and approval for a number of different causes.

Saturday 09/20/2014
Weekend weather: sunshine, highs in the low 80s
Posted: September 20, 2014

Look for the sunny skies and mild temperatures of the weekend to continue this week as the National Weather Service calls for highs in the low 80s for today and Sunday. 

Portions of Lake Creek Road closed for culvert work
Posted: September 20, 2014

Signs have been posted to detour through traffic on Lake Creek Road due to culvert replacement.

Final day of the Polk County Fair opens this afternoon, concerts and lamb show up tonight
Posted: September 20, 2014

Public Safety officials are getting discounts for the final day of the Polk County Fair, set to start at 3 p.m. when the gates open to the public. 

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