Note: All students receive a choice of fresh fruit, fruit juice and assorted milk for breakfast, and fruit and milk for lunch. Middle and High School students also have the option of a salad bar for an entrée daily.
ELLIJAY — A recent high school graduate who stumbled upon the alleged sexual assault of a woman at an after-prom party for Calhoun High students testified Thursday that the contact was consensual — a corroboration one defense attorney needs if he’s to stay on the case.
Another day of sunshine is expected for Polk County, with highs in the low 70s for the day and a chilly evening for football ahead, according to the National Weather Service.
Military experience provides individuals with in-depth technical experience and an aptitude for detail and consequently the Machine Tool Technology program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is seeing more veterans enroll into the program.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.
A Ringgold man has been in Catoosa County jail the past four days on charges he allegedly molested a young girl. But the community seems divided on whether they believe the youth softball coach is capable of such acts.
A local reader brought in this picture from the years past of some of Cedartown High School's majorettes.
What are the strange and wonderful things we’re afraid of in this world? Our advertising representative here at the Standard Journal Todd Britt sent along this list of phobias to me as I was getting this week’s column ready.
The first “Happy House:Children’s Walk Through the Bible” will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Polk/Haralson Christian Life Center “Camp Antioch”.
Gordon Hospital and the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Safety departments are actively preparing for a “what if” public health scenario should a threat like Ebola materialize in Calhoun and Gordon County.
A hot button issue for Polk residents is learning the latest news on Ebola with patients being treated at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
Editor's Note: due to the elections on Nov. 4, organizers have moved the Relay for Life Kickoff event to the Rockmart Church of Christ at 201 Slate St., Rockmart, on Nov. 3. The festivities will still start at 6 p.m.
Another day of sunshine and mild temperatures is in store for Polk County according to the National Weather Service.
A 20-year-old Polk County man was arrested today and has been charged under the computer pornography and child exploitation prevention act. Dwight Davis of Polk County was arrested as part of a 31 county multi-agency sting.
An out-of-town man and woman were arrested on multiple drug trafficking charges Tuesday night, Oct. 21, during a routine traffic stop along U.S. Highway 41 in Ringgold.
ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) in Rome has become the first institution of higher learning in Georgia to offer GeorgiaBEST, the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) initiative that teaches workplace soft skills.
A stabbing call led Gordon County authorities Tuesday night to discover an alleged marijuana growing operation.
Cedartown performers took to the stage over the weekend in the only performance of “Alice in Nightmareland,” a scary musical interpretation of the classic “Alice in Wonderland.”
A construction worker Wednesday was seriously injured when he fell 60 feet from a bridge overpass. He was inside an excavator during the fall, according to police scanner traffic
The Glory Community Food Pantry invites you to participate in a free food distribution.
Whitney Blake Purvis and Weston Lewis Gosa of Rome announce the birth of a son River Blake Gosa. He was born on Oct. 14, 2014.