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!
Cedartown Middle School students and parents who want to learn more about the dangers on the internet will have an opportunity to take part in an educational night at the school Thursday night.
When Chief Jamie Newsome was told he needed to meet with a group of folks in the Police Department lobby last week, he wasn’t sure what he would encounter.
Cedartown, Ga., and McLean, Va.— WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL), through its subsidiary, Washington Gas Energy Systems (WGESystems), announced an agreement with Southern Company and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to test and evaluate a battery storage system at a 1-megawatt (MW) solar array in Cedartown.
Here are parade winners for the 2014 Christmas Parades in Cedartown and Rockmart late last week.
The City of Cedartown will have a new fire chief effective on Christmas eve, and has a new budget for the coming year following approval of both measures and more at the city's regular commission meeting Monday night.
A Cedartown man was jailed in a early morning chase and then later released the same day but is facing multiple charges following his apprehension by the Cedartown Police K-9 unit.
The trial of a Cedartown man charged in the murder of his brother-in-law is slated to begin today, according to court officials.
The Bold and Beautiful Red Hatters of Cedartown will present a Hometown Christmas at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 in the Cedartown Civic Auditorium.
Christmas is for Kids has helped local children have a brighter holiday season for more than 30 years.
A Haralson County woman who jumped from a moving vehicle in Cedartown died from the result of severe injuries at Atlanta Medical Center this afternoon.
A visitor to Knight’s Ace Hardware in Cedartown will discover an old fashioned store remembered from an era when customer service was a priority.
The Wendy's in Cedartown is no more after the restaurant closed its doors this week.
The Christmas season is arriving in Polk County this week following tree lightings in Cedartown and Rockmart and the upcoming parades for both cities on Thursday and Friday.
Cedar Hill Senior Living Community plans to send Christmas packages to United States Troops now serving in Afghanistan.
A remodel of concession stands and locker rooms at Cedartown High School continues and will likely wrap up before students come back in January, according to principal Darrell Weathrington.
The City of Cedartown is changing their insurance provider once again, moving from Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBS) to United Healthcare for city employees health insurance.
Hopes are high for at least one local leader in Polk County that existing relationships with foreign investment will help fill the new spec building.
The City of Cedartown will be needing a new fire chief to start off 2015 as the department’s head Sammy Stephens announced his retirement this week.
Black Friday started out slow in Polk County with parking lots half full, but with expectations that serious shopping would began toward the end of the day.
The following new books are now available at the Cedartown Library, located at 245 East Avenue.