A lot of children in Polk County are going to have a Merry Christmas thanks to contributions to this year’s Cedartown United Fund Toy Giveaway for 2014.
The City of Cedartown was pleased to present hundreds ofmuch needed basic care items to Our House, Polk County’s battered women and children’s shelter, as part of a recent collection drive.
Half the states — including Georgia — scored a 5 or lower on 10 key indicators for preventing, detecting and responding to disease outbreaks, according to a new report.
The Golden Age group recently met for their annual Christmas luncheon with 113 in attendance.
There was a big surprise for one former City of Cedartown employee during the city commission’s last meeting for the year.
An adorable pup and kitty are looking for forever homes in Polk County in this latest edition of the Standard Journal Pet of the Week.
Dear Mr. Claus,
The Salvation Army may not have an office in Polk County, but Capt. Douglas McClure said its roots run deep here.
F.H.F. Hair Design in downtown Cedartown did their part to give back during the holiday season to a group of kids who people typically struggle to buy for this time of year.
Rain showers are possible today, but are expected during the overnight hours and heading into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
Gas prices continue their decline along with the price of oil, and some gas stations remain below the $2 mark in Northwest Georgia and into the Southeast Tennessee area around Chattanooga.
Georgia would have the fourth-highest number of people affected if the U.S. Supreme Court rules against the current implementation of the Affordable Care Act, a study has found.
Logan Hamrick and Zach Bright of Cedartown announce the birth of a son Rylan Scott Bright. He was born on Nov. 25, 2014.
When Chief Jamie Newsome was told he needed to meet with a group of folks in the Cedartown Police Department lobby, he wasn’t sure what he would encounter.
Good news for taxpayers in Rockmart is that city council members have approved a debt reduction plan netting a savings of $151,270.52.
Eighteen Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) students have been selected as the college’s nominees for the 2015 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Dione Waddington, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program.
A new ornament on sale at the Cedartown Welcome Center is waiting to be added to Christmas trees around the area with its arrival for holiday shoppers.
Santa came early for three Polk County organizations thanks to Cedartown masons.
A public meeting to discuss sewerage system improvements in Rockmart is scheduled at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2015.
The National Weather Service forecast is calling for another day of cooler temperatures in Polk County with only a few more days until winter.
Floyd County police investigators said Wednesday they are still looking into how a stolen vehicle ended up submerged in the Oostanaula River.