The 7th annual Veterans Memorial service, hosted by Euharlee Valley Historical Society at old Van Wert Church and Cemetery, is now in the history books.
Another day of sunshine is expected for Polk County, with highs in the low 70s for the day and a chilly evening for football ahead, according to the National Weather Service.
A local reader brought in this picture from the years past of some of Cedartown High School's majorettes.
What are the strange and wonderful things we’re afraid of in this world? Our advertising representative here at the Standard Journal Todd Britt sent along this list of phobias to me as I was getting this week’s column ready.
The first “Happy House:Children’s Walk Through the Bible” will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Polk/Haralson Christian Life Center “Camp Antioch”.
Gordon Hospital and the Calhoun-Gordon County Public Safety departments are actively preparing for a “what if” public health scenario should a threat like Ebola materialize in Calhoun and Gordon County.
A hot button issue for Polk residents is learning the latest news on Ebola with patients being treated at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
Editor's Note: due to the elections on Nov. 4, organizers have moved the Relay for Life Kickoff event to the Rockmart Church of Christ at 201 Slate St., Rockmart, on Nov. 3. The festivities will still start at 6 p.m.
Another day of sunshine and mild temperatures is in store for Polk County according to the National Weather Service.
A 20-year-old Polk County man was arrested today and has been charged under the computer pornography and child exploitation prevention act. Dwight Davis of Polk County was arrested as part of a 31 county multi-agency sting.
Cedartown performers took to the stage over the weekend in the only performance of “Alice in Nightmareland,” a scary musical interpretation of the classic “Alice in Wonderland.”
The Glory Community Food Pantry invites you to participate in a free food distribution.
Whitney Blake Purvis and Weston Lewis Gosa of Rome announce the birth of a son River Blake Gosa. He was born on Oct. 14, 2014.
Taylorsville Baptist Church will host fall revival services October 26 – 29.
One of America’s greatest presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, said to us during some of our darkest hours that “we have nothing to fear but fear itself.”
“Good morning, may I help you,” said a smiling Anna Wright, receptionist at Mary Miller State Farm Insurance Agency in Rockmart.
Third grade students in the classes of Mrs. Stacey Bennett, Mrs. Joy Hindman, Mrs. Renee Hopkins, Mrs. Anessa Mize, and Mrs. Krissy Williams at Youngs Grove Elementary School recently visited Polk County Historical Society Museum.
(Editor’s note: The 2014 Tour of Homes in Rockmart will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec.7. This is the first in a series on those homes open for the tour.)
Classrooms at Tallatoona Early Learning Center, 312 South Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart, are filled with happy voices as children are taught a comprehensive curriculum.
Expect another day of blue skies and sunshine, with a high in the mid 60s for Polk County today, according to the National Weather Service.
The Throttle Jockies of Cedartown are gathering this Friday for their monthly cruise-in, but expect it to have a spooky feel to it.