When the first Ebola patient to be treated in the United States was headed for Emory University Hospital this past summer, two of the hospital’s nurses canceled their vacations to be there.
Teachers who are afraid an attack is coming on their state retirement money gathered at the library to hear what they can do to potentially stop lawmakers from making any changes to the system in place.
Rock City’s annual Enchanted Garden of Lights prepares to shine bright for its 20th anniversary season beginning Friday, Nov. 21. Beautiful enhancements and new characters await guests nightly from 6-9 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 3.
Economic impact and other benefits of the Silver Comet Trail in Polk and adjoining counties continues to draw interest of local and area groups.
The National Weather Service calls for a day of sunshine and temperatures almost to 60 in Polk County, but wet weather is right around the corner on Saturday night and Sunday.
Local man upset with Polk County Commissioners following LOST lawsuit
A luncheon was held recently at the Rockmart plant to celebrate Miura Manufacturing America receiving SHARP recognition.
There hasn’t been a lot of personnel changes, but there have been a lot of streamlining in the work of the Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s office, according to DA Jack Browning.
Construction on a new expansion at Winthrop at Polk Senior Living in Cedartown should be completed in late February 2015.
Polk County is starting off the day with below freezing temperatures, but expect sunshine to warm the area up to the mid 50s today before getting cold again tonight, according to the National Weather Service.
It took about 30 minutes Wednesday afternoon for a thin wisp of smoke to become a black cloud rolling from the Bekaert Corp. plant in Rome.
A new chapter was added to the saga of Hutcheson hospital on Nov. 19.
A woman seriously injured Wednesday morning in an Interstate 75 crash near Resaca could be facing criminal charges.
Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. in Walker County was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 11 safety and health violations following a June 2014 inspection at the manufacturer’s Rock Spring facility.
The Rockmart Historical Museum, located at 133 Marble Street downtown, will be at the center of 2014 holiday events in Rockmart.
The other day, I posted a link to a New York Times story from June on the Fish Wrap’s Facebook page. The story presented every county in the United States along with some various statistical evidence to go along with the Times’ theory that, many areas of the nation are doing better than others in this latest post-recession recovery.
New decorations are going up across Rockmart as preparations continue for a festive tree lighting ceremony and parade.
The Polk County Board of Education might have taken some time last week to celebrate teachers, but they got right back to business, approving field trips and talking to local church leaders about making free WiFi available to students after school.