If you enjoy watching the cooking competition TV shows like “Chopped” or the Food Channel, you may want to mark your calendars for a road trip to Euharlee on June 6 for what will be a qualifie…
CARTERSVILLE – Richard E. Drews, Jr., Chief Executive Officer at CBB Bancorp, parent of Century Bank of Georgia, today announced a quarterly dividend of $.05 per share of common stock, payable June 15, 2015 to shareholders of record on May 31, 2015. The bank’s Board of Directors declared the divided at their regularly scheduled meeting on May 19.
The RCAC Visual Arts Committee is presenting the “Small Town Life” art exhibit for viewing at the Cultural Arts Center, 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Bldg. 300 in Rockmart.
The Rockmart Farmers Market is now open from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays in downtown Rockmart behind SouthCrest Bank near Silver Comet Trail.
Major and Mrs. Andre Rivier announce the birth of their son, Luke Thomas Rivier, on May 4, 2015, at Floyd Medical Center.
A auction group from Gadsden, Ala., are planning to sell off a lakefront estate in the Cedartown area to the highest bidder on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
Polk County 911 operators will soon have new chairs after county commissioners approved more than $6,000 in spending for heavy-duty seats.
Fireworks can be fun and exciting, but they can also be dangerous if the proper safety precautions are not taken.
The exterior of Aragon’s Municipal Building will be repaired and its maintenance budget increased following loss of air conditioning during the heat of late May.
Afternoon and evening showers are likely again today, but look for clearing during the evening hours ahead of another round of likely rain on Friday and heading into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
It’s senior slump time.
Editor’s Note: Cathleen Gui is a high school senior from Chicago. She suggests presents that are affordable for friends of graduates or fellow students:
This spring’s rains have created ideal conditions for weeds to grow.
Don’t let the summer slump drain your brain when school ends. You are invited to be a part of the 2015 Summer Reading Explosion at the Rockmart Public Library from Friday, June 5 through Saturday, July 18.
As the campaign for the next president heats up – some 15 months out now before the 2016 election – one particular issue keeps cropping up again and again. I’ve written about it before and will likely write about it again.
The past 25 years have been busy ones for Kiela Burton Beam. She got married (to Larry Beam), had two children (Riley, 20 and Sasha, 16) and grew her photography business from a small portrait studio in a strip mall to a custom photography and design studio in a historic building, which she renovated, on Main Street.
The City of Rockmart is proposing annual pay increases for eligible city employees and will see increases in water and sewer rates along with healthcare expenses as officials get closer to finalizing the proposed budget for the 2016 fiscal year.
Next week, Cedartown and Rockmart High School seniors will be taking to their respective football fields for one final walk as students in the Polk School District to receive their diplomas.
Look for a chance for more showers today in Polk County according to the National Weather Service forecast, with a chance of showers throughout the rest of the week and heading into the weekend.
ATLANTA – State Representative Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown) welcomed a group of 100 students from Westside Elementary School to the State Capitol on Thursday, May 21, 2015.
The Polk County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a Budget Work Session at 3 p.m. Tuesday May 26, 2015 in the Commissioners Meeting Room located at The Polk County Police Department in Cedartown. The purpose of this work session will be to discuss the proposed FY 2016 budget.
The Upstagers Theatre Company will be bringing a performance of CATS to the Cedartown Performing Arts Center in June.
There are a lot of stories to be found at a Cruise-In and not all of them are about cars.
A brisk May breeze whipped the flags above the Veterans Memorial near Seaborn Jones Park in Rockmart as a crowd gathered for the annual Memorial Day observance, hosted by American Legion Brown-Wright Post 12.
The Rockmart Farmers Market has applied for a $100,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant, as part of the Farmers Market Promotion Program.
Property on Grady Road owned by the Murphy-Harpst Children’s Home will be up for zoning change if approved at a coming zoning board meeting in Polk County
Look for rain showers in Polk County this afternoon as the National Weather Service calls for chances of rain all this final week of May.
The Euharlee Valley Historic Society (EVHS) is working to restore historic Van Wert Methodist Church near Rockmart.
Dwain Yates, Al Cunningham, Sherman Ross, and Mark Utzinger, members of the Rotary Club of Polk County, are shown with a $250 gift certificate donated by Morgan Hardware. It will be presented to Dana Morris, winner. Proceeds from the event will benefit various local charities supported by Rotary.
A dog and cat still in their teen years by human standards are looking for forever homes as the Standard Journal pets of the week.
Real estate agent and developer Michael Tinney says it’s no accident he is opening his new business in a historic building in downtown Cedartown.
Ever wonder what to do with that old cell phone? Maybe recycling it to help plant a tree would be a good idea.
A breezy, sunny day is in store to end the work week in Polk County, but look for rain to be back in the forecast by the end of the weekend according to the National Weather Service.
I have been seeing live and dead snakes along the roads this past week.
Samantha Kramer and Nick Gonzales of Cartersville announce the birth of a son Camdyn Dean Gonzales. He was born on May 10, 2015.
Leigh Hulsey, director of the Cultural Arts Department in Rockmart, has announced the following events:
If you can’t resist the aroma of wood smoke mingling with the smell of barbecue, there’s a good chance you’ll end up at the Bar-L-Bar-B-Que in Rockmart.
Silence reins at the Rockmart Children Academy as a visitor walks down the long hall to the classroom of Erica Reynolds, teacher and assistant director.
The Cedartown Exchange Club held its annual awards ceremony last week to honor students at Rockmart and Cedartown High Schools.
Expect a mild and windy day in Polk County as the National Weather Service calls for mostly sunny skies and wind gusts as high as 15 mph, and more of the same during the overnight hours.
The winner of the 2014 Small Business of the Year for the Polk County Chamber of Commerce was announced as Bussey's Florist in Cedartown.
The Polk County Board of Education honored two students during their May regular session on May 12 to celebrate their achievements as state champions in home healthcare and welding.
This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program.
Fourth Friday Cruise In will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 22 on Prior Street in Cedartown.
Rockmart’s community blood drive for the American Red Cross - held in memory of Margaret Mitchell Statham - was a success.
H.B. 1, the Georgia medical marijuana law, passed the Georgia State Assembly by a vote of 160 to 1 on April 15. Gov. Nathan Deal signed the bill into law almost immediately, on April 16.
Construction costs come in under past bid estimates
The Cedartown Biz Builders program is doing more than offering opportunities for entrepreneurs to develop their ideas into viable businesses, according to city manager Bill Fann. It is also bringing the city to the forefront as an example of successful economic development.
Warm weather and sunshine is expected for the midweek forecast, but count on a chance of showers later tonight and sunny skies for the rest of the week according to the National Weather Service forecast.
The City of Cedartown would like to remind residents that affixing signs, posters or flyers to utility poles is against the law. Violators can face a fine of up to $1,000 or face six months in jail.
The third conspirator in plot to blow up government facilities pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction charge in U.S. District Court in Rome today.