From staff reports
Those looking to give more of themselves this holiday season and throughout 2015 can start at the new Polk Medical Center.
Thankfulness this year in Polk County goes beyond the typical answers of family and health with many saying they have made it through some difficult times.
Expect cloudy skies for the Thanksgiving Day forecast in Polk County as the National Weather Service calls for cooler temperatures and wind gusts for the day.
Tara and Rydell Palmer of the Compassion Building reported that after a successful year of locking up local residents for charity, the organization raised enough money to purchase 25 turkeys for Thanksgiving.
New Prospect Baptist Church, 750 Prospect Road, Rockmart, will host a fifth Sunday night singing at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30.
A bleak, rainy Sunday afternoon greeted me in Cedartown as I sat down at my messy desk to figure out what to type this week about Thanksgiving. These past years have seen my houses divided, traditions turned upside down and even a flare up of a deep fryer which sent flames shooting toward me.
Owner Sunshine Coats has taken her business – Adorable Pets Grooming – on the road.
A Buchanan man was killed in a one-vehicle wreck on Vinson Mountain Road last night, according to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier.
Saturday, Nov. 22, volunteers arrived early to prepare a Thanksgiving meal for the public.
An ongoing tradition made its way through Cedartown last Thursday as those participating in the Guadalupe Torch Run 2014 ran through the city.
Employees of the HON Company are celebrating this month the 45th anniversary of the beginning of operations of the furniture factory in Cedartown.
Another day of sunshine greets Polk county, but don't expect the warmer temperatures we've been enjoying to last. The National Weather Service is calling for a cool down, then a warm up over the weekend.
A Calhoun woman checking her mail sustained injuries when a dog attacked her.
The bystanders raced Tuesday morning toward the wrecked Toyota Tercel off Rockmart Highway (map).
A defense attorney in the case of three Calhoun men accused of an after-prom sexual assault will remain on the case despite prosecutors’ misgivings, a Gilmer County Superior Court judge ruled.
Emergency responders were called to a truck-train collision on Old Rockmart Road near the Polk County line just before 11 p.m.
A Catoosa County family of five escaped their house fire without injury Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 25, after a cooking mishap demolished their Keith Road residence.
The Cedartown Police Department will be switching over to a new more effective way of ticket payment beginning Jan. 1, 2015.