UPDATE, 12:05 p.m.
Floyd Campus is closed today due to major power outage due to a bad cable, according to a Georgia Power representative. All other locations are open as usual today.
The National Weather Service is forecasting scattered thunderstorms off and on all week through Saturday.
A cyclist is dead after a collision with a vehicle on Hardin Road, according to Cpl. Chris Harris with the Georgia State Patrol.
“I lived a lifetime in less than 30 seconds,” said Jerry Smith, whose home was damaged in a late afternoon storm that hit Lakeview Subdivision near Rockmart on Saturday.
(Editor’s Note: Fourth in a six-part series authored by the late A. C. Duke, Sr., contributed by Greg Gray and drawn from the files of Polk County Historical Society. Duke writes about his memories of Cedartown in the early 1880s. Things listed as ‘still standing’ are as of the time this article was written.)
Rockmart Farmers Market continues to draw people from across the region and beyond.
A chance of afternoon showers could help cool down Polk County from a high of 93 for the day according to the National Weather Service, but don't count on the relief.
Police identified a man Sunday who was seriously injured during a parachuting accident in Polk County
A lawsuit over a 2005 drowning death at Skydive the Farm is over.
Polk County 4-H has been busy this summer!
A yard sale will be hosted by the Tots N’ Teens of First United Methodist Church in Cedartown.
Kellie Taylor, owner of Precious Paws Pet Grooming in Rockmart, is participating in a unique educational program at Young’s Grove Elementary School.
CEDARTOWN — One skydiver is dead and another is listed in serious condition after something went wrong during a jump Saturday afternoon in Polk County, according officials.
Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd said that a concentration of the damage from this evening's storm was in the Lakeview Subdivision and the area along Stringer Road.
A local house painter is facing theft and forgery charges after a client told police he cashed two checks stolen from his home.
A variety of activities are scheduled at the Rockmart Cultural Arts Center, 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Bldg. 300.
An all day event of fun and entertainment is being organized for October at Seaborn Jones Park in Rockmart.
Westside Elementary has started the year off with a new principal, who is looking to shake up the school.
Design work has begun on a $3.5 million upgrade at the Rockmart Wastewater plant.
Cedartown Fire Chief Sammy Stephens has extended aninvitation to all residents to attend a special September 11 remembrance ceremony.