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Polk County Standard Journal 2014 Santa Letters

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!

  • icon Posted: December 17

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Wednesday 12/10/2014
Cedartown Middle hosting Internet Safety Night Thursday
Posted: December 10, 2014

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.

Tuesday 12/09/2014
Cedartown Police treated to a surprise by children at Covenant Christian School
Posted: December 09, 2014

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.

Washington Gas Energy Systems to Evaluate Battery Storage System for solar in Cedartown
Posted: December 09, 2014

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.

Parade winners for the 2014 Cedartown and Rockmart Christmas parades
Posted: December 09, 2014

Here are parade winners for the 2014 Christmas Parades in Cedartown and Rockmart late last week.

Cedartown city commission approves 2015 budget, appoints new fire chief
Posted: December 09, 2014

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.

Monday 12/08/2014
Cedartown man arrested after high speed chase, crash in house’s crawl space
Posted: December 08, 2014

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.

Trial of John P. Jones on murder charges to start today in Polk County
Updated: December 08, 2014 - 4:28 pm

The trial of a Cedartown man charged in the murder of his brother-in-law is slated to begin today, according to court officials.

Friday 12/05/2014
Bold and Beautiful Red Hatters presents Hometown Christmas
Posted: December 05, 2014

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 gifts needed for local charity drive
Posted: December 05, 2014

Christmas is for Kids has helped local children have a brighter holiday season for more than 30 years.

Haralson County woman who jumped from truck dies of injuries
Posted: December 05, 2014

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.

Thursday 12/04/2014
Customer service is a priority at Knight’s Ace Hardware
Posted: December 04, 2014

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.

Wednesday 12/03/2014
Wendy's in Cedartown closes doors
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 3:03 pm

The Wendy's in Cedartown is no more after the restaurant closed its doors this week. 

Christmas parades coming on Thursday, Friday nights
Posted: December 03, 2014

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.

Tuesday 12/02/2014
Cedar Hill Living plans project to support ‘troops’
Posted: December 02, 2014

Cedar Hill Senior Living Community plans to send Christmas packages to United States Troops now serving in Afghanistan.

Gym remodel at Cedartown High on track for completion soon
Updated: December 02, 2014 - 12:06 pm

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.

City of Cedartown to change medical insurance providers
Posted: December 02, 2014

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.

Japan’s Consul General visits Polk for plant tours
Posted: December 02, 2014

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.

Monday 12/01/2014
Stephens set to retire from Cedartown Fire Department
Posted: December 01, 2014

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 picked up steam as the day wore on
Posted: December 01, 2014

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.

Friday 11/28/2014
New books at the Cedartown library for Nov. 26, 2014
Posted: November 28, 2014

The following new books are now available at the Cedartown Library, located at 245 East Avenue.

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