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One killed, one transported to hospital in wreck west of Cedartown

An elderly driver of a late model pickup truck was dead at the scene of a wreck just outside of Cedartown this afternoon, and another was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

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Tuesday 01/27/2015
Tickets on sale for annual Optimist Club breakfast
Posted: January 27, 2015

Tickets are on sale now for the upcoming annual Cedartown Optimist Club’s Ham and Egg Day breakfast.

Medicaid revenue up at Floyd Medical Center, Polk Medical Center
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 1:12 pm

The state of Georgia may not have expanded its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act but Medicaid revenue is up significantly at Floyd Medical Center and Polk Medical Center.

Dedication planned for Aragon’s new stage
Posted: January 27, 2015

“The Stage at Aragon” will be dedicated during the annual barbecue in June, according to Mayor Ken Suffridge.

Case involving missing cash at death scene still open
Posted: January 27, 2015

It will be mid-March before any decision will be made regarding possible prosecution stemming from a probe into money reportedly taken off a deceased man at a death site.

Polk County to help first responders fight weight
Posted: January 27, 2015

Cops and firefighters in Polk County are being encouraged to stay away from doughnuts and head to the gym.

Tuesday forecast: mostly sunny and windy, high 49
Posted: January 27, 2015

A cold morning will give way to a high temperature near 50, but expect it to feel colder with a windy day in store, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday 01/26/2015
GNTC offering free GED practice tests
Posted: January 26, 2015

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is offering free practice tests from January 26 to February 28, 2015 to all current or potential adult students at one of the local Adult Education Learning Centers in GNTC’s nine county service area. The free practice test must be taken at a GNTC Learning Center.

Ensley: Taking care of azaleas
Posted: January 26, 2015

Why are the leaves on my azaleas yellow? Azaleas can turn yellow in response to deficiencies of iron or nitrogen. How do you know the difference?

People discovering many local activities at Art Center
Posted: January 26, 2015

Everyone in the Polk County area is now “Discovering the ART in RockmART”.

Monday forecast: mostly cloudy, high 43
Posted: January 26, 2015

A cloudy, chilly day is in store to start off the last week of January as the National Weather Service calls for the return of sunshine by midweek.

Saturday 01/24/2015
State average for gas dips below $2, region prices hovering around $1.90 mark
Posted: January 24, 2015

Here are the prices of the lowest regular unleaded for cities in our area according to Gasbuddy.com:

400 converge on Georgia Northwestern Technical College for Skills USA competition
Posted: January 24, 2015

Sparks were flying as high school students combined moments of focused concentration with quick movements between stations to complete their projects.

Rockmart woman accused of having meth in Cave Spring
Posted: January 24, 2015

A Rockmart woman accused of having meth was arrested by Cave Spring police officers on Friday, according to jail records.

Cedartown man charged with possession of dangerous drugs
Posted: January 24, 2015

A Cedartown man was being held on probation violations Friday after he was found with prescription pills in his pocket, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Friday 01/23/2015
String of car break-ins reported in Rockmart area
Posted: January 23, 2015

A rash of car break-ins has county police urging people to lock their doors after parking their vehicles.

Standard Journal Book Club Meeting
Posted: January 23, 2015

The Standard Journal Book Club is waiting to hear back from a couple more members - or potential readers - to send in their RSVP for the coming book club meeting currently scheduled for Jan. 29.

Wreck blocking portion of Highway 100 near Prior Station Road in Cedartown
Posted: January 23, 2015

Those trying to travel on Highway 100 heading toward Cave Spring should consider another route for the time being as emergency officials and Georgia Power work to clear a wreck about a quarter mile from the turn onto Prior Station Road.

Mohawk to recruit manufacturing workers in Calhoun on Jan. 30
Updated: January 23, 2015 - 3:17 pm

The Georgia Department of Labor is set to help Mohawk Industries recruit 90 workers for the company’s manufacturing facilities in Gordon County.

Standard Journal Pet of the Week, Jan. 21, 2015 edition
Posted: January 23, 2015

A little doggie named “Sheba” and a cat named “Diesel” are this week’s Standard Journal Pets of the Week.

Gas prices remain steady below $2 mark in Northwest Georgia
Posted: January 23, 2015

Here are the prices of the lowest regular unleaded for cities in our area according to Gasbuddy.com:

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