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.
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.
A Cartersville woman accused of exploiting a disabled Rome woman was behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday evening.
Floyd Medical Center will test its readiness to care for a potential Ebola patient by conducting a wide-ranging drill beginning early Friday morning.
The Polk Haralson Association Student Missions recently sponsored the second annual “Cupcakes and Carols for Kids”.
A Calhoun man said two men robbed him at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.
Euharlee police are investigating a drive-by shooting in a middle-class neighborhood that occurred last weekend.
Every year, the Polk County Standard Journal prints letters to Santa we’ve received ahead of Christmas to make sure St. Nick sees them in in time. Thanks to everyone who got their letters in for Santa in time!
What seems like a million years ago – but not too far back in reality – I stood in line with dozens of other children and their mothers at the Hamilton Place mall.
Keep Polk Beautiful is sponsoring their 15th annual Bring One For the Chipper Christmas Tree recycling program on Saturday, Dec. 27.
The Polk County Board of Commissioners will soon decide whether or not to grant a $25,000 funding request for marketing the new speculative building during 2014-2015.
(Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles focusing on people who typically work behind the scenes of important events in Polk County.)
Sunshine and clouds are expected today, with a high in the lower 50s according to the National Weather Service.
Alice Jaye has not had health insurance for years.
Local schoolkids will be featured on an Atlanta-area Christmas television special later on this week.