A 14-year-old girl has been charged with making terroristic threats for sending out a prank text, warning of a mass shooting, this week to Ridgeland High School students.
NORTHWEST GEORGIA – Northwest Georgia Region 1 Emergency Medical Services will roll out the Northwest Georgia EMS Disaster Assistance Response Taskforce plan to stakeholders on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.
Traditions include varied beliefs about observance.
Georgia’s insurance commissioner, in a rare regulatory action, has told the state’s largest health insurer to rescind newly added amendments to contracts with thousands of physicians.
Construction on a new three-level parking deck in downtown Calhoun began Friday with utilities relocation.
Rome, Ga. — Shorter University will honor three alumni, Ruth Parham Manning, Lisa Nelson and Georgia State Rep. Trey Kelley, with its 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards will be presented during halftime of the Shorter homecoming football game on Saturday at Barron Stadium.
Mac’s Bakery, founded in 1958, has relocated from 102 Sycamore Grove to a 1,500 square foot building at 258 West Elm Street, Rockmart.
Ron Sitterding, a Rome consultant, has been hired to explore grant options available from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, according to Rockmart Mayor Steve Miller.
A day of sunshine and cloudy skies is ahead for Polk County, with a slight chance of afternoon showers according to the National Weather Service.
A man died in a local hospital Thursday morning, Oct. 30, after having been trapped inside his burning home.
Law enforcement will be busy on Halloween and it won’t just be trick-or-treating children they will be keeping an eye on.
Deaundra Latice Green of Rome, Ga. announces the birth of a son Nicodemus Josiah Green. He was born on Oct. 10, 2014.
Alzheimer’s Association Family Caregiver Work-shop is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 at Redmond Regional Medical Center, Lower Level Classroom A, and 501 Redmond Road, Rome.
A man died in a local hospital Thursday morning after having been trapped inside his burning Walker County home.
Peggy Terry and Megan Jones of the HON Corporation stand with Cleve Hartley of the Cedartown United Fund on Friday, Oct. 24, and takes an $8,000 donation check for the United Fund from the HON Charity Golf Tournament held in September. Hartley’s team won the tournament this year. Money raised for the Cedartown United Fund goes to a variety of good causes around Polk County.
The Polk County Standard Journal teamed up with the Chamber of Commerce to provide a digital forum for candidates and citizens. Here’s some of the responses we got from local candidates:
Jerry Ables of Calhoun receives the first place award for his wood sculpture and “Best in Show” award from judge Frank Murphy of Rome during the Art Lovers’ League fall art show in Cedartown Auditorium.
The following facts are provided for residents of unincorporated Polk County regarding the proposed paid/volunteer fire department referendum.
Downtown Rockmart will once again welcome little ghosts and goblins to free Halloween fun during the Festival of Treats from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31.
Calhoun police arrested two teens, ages 15 and 16, one of whom is a Calhoun High School student they say had a gun on campus. The two were involved in several alleged crimes committed in the city of Calhoun in two days, Chief Garry Moss said in a statement.