“I lived a lifetime in less than 30 seconds,” said Jerry Smith, whose home was damaged in a late afternoon storm that hit Lakeview Subdivision near Rockmart on Saturday.
A lawsuit over a 2005 drowning death at Skydive the Farm is over.
Polk County 4-H has been busy this summer!
A yard sale will be hosted by the Tots N’ Teens of First United Methodist Church in Cedartown.
Kellie Taylor, owner of Precious Paws Pet Grooming in Rockmart, is participating in a unique educational program at Young’s Grove Elementary School.
CEDARTOWN — One skydiver is dead and another is listed in serious condition after something went wrong during a jump Saturday afternoon in Polk County, according officials.
Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd said that a concentration of the damage from this evening's storm was in the Lakeview Subdivision and the area along Stringer Road.
A local house painter is facing theft and forgery charges after a client told police he cashed two checks stolen from his home.
A variety of activities are scheduled at the Rockmart Cultural Arts Center, 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Bldg. 300.
An all day event of fun and entertainment is being organized for October at Seaborn Jones Park in Rockmart.
Westside Elementary has started the year off with a new principal, who is looking to shake up the school.
Design work has begun on a $3.5 million upgrade at the Rockmart Wastewater plant.
Cedartown Fire Chief Sammy Stephens has extended aninvitation to all residents to attend a special September 11 remembrance ceremony.
Three Cedartown stores and three local store clerks were issued citations Thursday, Aug. 28, for selling alcohol to a minor.
More than 20,000 Georgians have until next Friday to provide missing information or they will lose their insurance exchange coverage Sept. 30.
Police arrested a fisherman on drunk and disorderly conduct charges after he refused to put his boat away after neighbors complained.
The Cedartown Bulldogs and Rockmart Yellow Jackets are both hosting for this first night of high school football in Polk County.
Police were sent to Treat Mountain Road to help a woman who claimed she was kidnapped.
August 29, 2014 -- As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, teachers, school leaders, parents and students should be aware that they can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education’s website.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s slog through Georgia.
Meet “Sammy”, a brown Char pai mix. # ID 23317796. He is a male and he is very friendly. He is approx 1-2 yrs old, and is available for adoption today. His feline friend is “Sissy” a DSH grey and white kitten, # ID 23609578. It is a female and approx 6-8 wks old. She was available as of 8-18-14. For more information about these and other pets, call Polk County Animal Control at 770-749-8908.