Cloudy skies remain in the forecast as temperatures are expected to get into the upper 60s for the day according to the National Weather Service forecast, which calls for similar forecasts daily through next week.
Some gardeners buy into the myth that the garden and landscape is tucked in or dead for the month of January. January is not a down time for gardening chores. Here are some helpful turf and ornamental tips for January:
Tickets are on sale now for the return of comedian James Gregory to the Cedartown Performing Arts Center on Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $20 to $25 per person, depending on seating choices. Visit Cedartownshows.com to purchase tickets, or call the box office at 770-748-4168.
How are schools in Polk County doing? For the most part, they made great improvements in 2016 according to numbers released by the state near the end of the calendar year for the College and Career Ready Performance Index.
Winter came to Polk County following the start of the new year, and now spring seems to have arrived a bit early as temperatures are up into the mid 60s here at midweek, with the National Weather Service calling for more of the same through next week.
CEDARTOWN — The focus of an investigation into the suspected suicide of a 12-year-old Polk County girl has changed from determining the manner of death to why she might have taken her own life, police said.
Warmer weather starts today with temperatures up into the 50s as the National Weather Service calls for mostly cloudy skies for the day, and the return of chances for rain in the forecast through the rest of the week.
After the winter storm's passing, look for things to warm up considerably over the next several days in Polk County as chances of rain move in by midweek, then cloudy skies and temperatures closer to those in April than in January according to the National Weather Service forecast. For now though, look for temperatures to remain brisk in Polk County as the ice and snow finally begin to finish off their melt to start the week.
The winter weather is on the way, and school is getting out early in Polk County as the National Weather Service'sWinter Storm Warning will start at 1 p.m., with freezing rain and sleet to begin early, then turn into snow later based on forecast models, with most of the snow expected later this evening and through the overnight hours.
Events of 2016 brought about positive changes on the eastern side of Polk County, with existing industries hard at work on expansion projects at places like Miura, who put together a new showroom and office space at their property in the Industrial Park off Highway 101.
Sunshine isn't likely to return in the forecast for Polk County anytime soon as temperatures begin to fall midweek and cloudy skies persist, with slight chances of rain and snow coming up later in the week according to the National Weather Service predictions.
Georgia is dealing with a large backlog of complaints about nursing homes, and also has a substantial vacancy rate in surveyors who check conditions in these facilities, a state health agency said Tuesday.
Tickets are on sale now for the return of comedian James Gregory to the Cedartown Performing Arts Center on Jan. 28, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $20 to $25 per person, depending on seating choices. Visit Cedartownshows.com to purchase tickets, or call the box office at 770-748-4168.