Eastside Elementary School students for the month of October are, Kinsley Johnson, Trinity Farmer, Clestie Ahmadani, Bella William, Sadie Fincher, Shannon Johnson and Levi Crumley.
The Standard Journal Book Club is looking forward to a spooky selection for the October meeting, scheduled for Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Red, White and Brew in Cedartown.
More than 400 people have already cast their ballot in person in Polk County following the first week of early voting ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.
Celebrate Recovery is a new Christ-centered, 12-step program scheduled to begin at First Baptist Church in Rockmart.
Early morning fog will give way to sunshine mixed with some clouds in Polk County to start off the work week, according to the National Weather Service.
The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the murder conviction of Kionte Rashad Glover of Polk County, according to an opinion released today.
Hundreds of people gathered at the new campus of Polk Medical Center Sunday afternoon to see for themselves what the new hospital has in store for the community.
Local gasoline prices continued at bargain rates Sunday afternoon.
On Tuesday, Oct. 14, the Polk County Campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College hosted a “Tugging for a Cure” in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. The Student Activities Office prepared for activities and fundraisers. April Welch, standing, Marquita Dorsey, Caressa Sparks and Courtney Pone, student affairs office, designed a t-shirt for faculty and staff. Activities included the Tug for a Cure, pink out for students, faculty and staff, brochures and pamphlets and serving pink lemonade, cupcakes and cookies.
Dark eyed Sarah Grace Harrison McDonald celebrated her 100th birthday on Tuesday, Oct. 14.
A local church is using the Halloween season to spread the Gospel with its own version of a haunted house.
The National Weather Service is calling for another round of sunshine today, but expect temperatures to remain in the upper 60s for the day.
Brandy Carnes an-nounces the engagement of her daughter, Taylor Brooke Gulledge, to Catlin Robert Kinsey.
Look to see more participants for community input session
Polk 4-H’ers recently visited Carlton’s Farm, located off U.S. Highway 113 near Rockmart.
Georgia Computer Depot's Ray McCrary provides this column on a biweekly basis for the Polk County Standard Journal.
Taylorsville Baptist Church will host its annual Homecoming service on Sunday, Oct. 19, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
The Cedartown Junior Service League has named 2013-2014 officers.
The National Weather Service is calling for a weekend of sunshine, but expected cooler temperatures during the overnight hours.
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three part series on the various aspects of Polk County Schools over the year, and what school board leaders want to discuss at the second community input meeting of the month at Van Wert Elementary School on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. This week’s story goes over what the current plans look like for the Board of Education’s 5-year school improvement plan on construction.