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Boil water advisory in place in Cedartown

A boil water advisory has been put into place by the City of Cedartown Water Treatment Plant for a certain segment of its customers.

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Friday 07/25/2014
Standard Journal Pet of the Week July 23 edition
Posted: July 25, 2014

This week’s Standard Journal Pet of the Week is a domestic short hair grey tiger kitten, ID # 23259255. The kitten, approximately 4 weeks old, is available now for adoption or rescue. Volunteers said it would love to come home with you to cuddle. Those interested in the kitten can get it for the full adoption fee of $15.

Water main burst in Cedartown; some residents without water
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 10:59 am

A 6-inch water main has burst in the Girard Avenue area near Bradford Drugs. Residents living in that area, along with the Asberry, Greenwood and Fairmount neighborhoods, are currently without water.

Crossview to host back to school event
Posted: July 25, 2014

Love Loud, a back to school celebration, will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Crossview Community Church, North Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart.

Rockmart still scene of building projects
Posted: July 25, 2014

The Rockmart Building Department (RBD) has issued a total of 33 permits with an improved property value of $6,919,900 during the past fiscal year.

Tonight's concerts in Cedartown feature Khaotik, Prior Station
Posted: July 25, 2014

The bands are set to take the stage tonight, assuming the weather remains clear, for the second Fourth Friday concert starting at 7 p.m.

Friday forecast: sunshine with a chance of rain, high 89
Posted: July 25, 2014

Early showers are possible today, but expect sunshine and temperatures closer to what Polk County expects from July, according to the National Weather Service.

New owner takes over Lindale Piggly Wiggly today
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 12:56 am

Lindale Piggly Wiggly customers will be greeted by a new owner today. Randy Gentry, who also owns Piggly Wiggly stores in Buchanan and Tallapoosa, is taking over from longtime owner Spence Millican.

Thursday 07/24/2014
Cedartown World Series winners in cruise-in procession Friday
Posted: July 24, 2014

Organizers for the Fourth Friday Concert and Cruise-in announced another treat for Friday night's concert: world series winners. 

Police detain juvenile who cut off ankle monitor
Posted: July 24, 2014

A juvenile who escaped house arrest was taken into custody and will face new charges, according to Polk County police department reports.

Woman alleges online loan fraud
Posted: July 24, 2014

A woman seeking an online loan filed a police report for fraud after she paid a deposit, but never received the loan.

Truck driver arrested on active warrant
Posted: July 24, 2014

A truck driver was arrested on an outstanding warrant after police stopped him for not wearing his seat belt.

Pageant for local beauties slated at Arts Center Theatre on July 26
Posted: July 24, 2014

Onyx Pageant Systems has announced the 2014 “Miss Calendar Girl”™ pageant will be held at the Arts Center Theatre in Rockmart at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26.

Work on Cave Spring Road, Girard Avenue intersection underway to repair ditch created by sewer line
Posted: July 24, 2014

Drivers traveling through the Cave Spring Road and Girard Avenue intersection will soon find their commute a little less bumpy and gravely.

Cedartown Pre-K program now accepting applications
Posted: July 24, 2014

A local Cedartown pre-K program is now accepting applications for the upcoming school year.

Standard Journal Book Club meets today
Posted: July 24, 2014

Did you finish "Animal Farm" just in time for today's book club? We sure hope so, as we look forward to readers joining us for a conversation at the Cedartown Library at 4:30 p.m.

Kathy’s Korner opens in Rockmart
Posted: July 24, 2014

History abounds at 131 North Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart where Kathy Coley decided to open a new business.

Officials: Child molestation cases are complicated
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 9:28 am

Officials said there hasn’t been an explosion of child molestation cases in Polk County, but handling the ones that do occur is a long, tedious process.

Thursday forecast: partly sunny with a 60 percent chance of rain, high 85
Posted: July 24, 2014

A good chance of rain is in this afternoon's forecast, but otherwise expect some sunshine and clouds with a high in the mid 80s today, according to the National Weather Service.

Wednesday 07/23/2014
UPDATE: Buck says he will request a recount in GOP state superintendent race
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 5:39 pm

Mike Buck has decided he will pursue asking for a recount in his bid to become the Republican candidate in Georgia's state school superintendent race.

City moves to new schedule for yard and limb debris pick up
Posted: July 23, 2014

Cedartown Public Works Director Kelvin Garmon is asking for residents’ patience and understanding as city crews have recently changed the limb and yard debris pick-up schedule.

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