Local residents interested in foster care got a chance to hear from state officials on the process as Georgia Department of Family and Children Services Director Bobby Cagle and Deputy Director Ginger Pryor conducted a town hall meeting at the Murphy-Harpst Children’s Center campus in Cedartown on Wednesday, August 3.
The City of Cedartown is hoping to get local businesses into the fall spirit as the annual Fall Festival gets closer, and this year the Downtown Cedartown Association (DCA) has a new idea to help tie businesses to the coming weekend event.
Cedartown’s two homes for entertainment over the past decades - West Cinema on West Avenue and WGAA Radio, off West John Hand Drive, both came to life in style back on Aug. 15, 1941 when back then the station and the movie house were owned by the same family.
When you ask Dr. Amaris Daniels what her goal is in life, her face lights up and she smiles. “Serving the underserved,” she says as a matter of fact that can’t be denied. “That is a passion of mine, and that’s what brought me here to Cedartown.”
The Alice in Wonderland Jr. Summer Camp at the Cedartown Performing Arts Center wrapped up its 2-week long camp with performances for their parents and local lovers of the theater over the weekend on Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30.
Work was ongoing last week at Cedartown’s historic water building at Big Spring Park to strip away layers of old paint and bring the building back to its original red brick coloring, along with repairs to the brick work itself and minor structural fixes in areas where bricks needed to be replaced.
One Door Polk has another new tenant, this time renting office space to the state’s Medicaid group it joins other state and local agencies in providing health and family-based services to the Cedartown area.