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New owner takes over Lindale Piggly Wiggly today

Lindale Piggly Wiggly customers will be greeted by a new owner today. Randy Gentry, who also owns Piggly Wiggly stores in Buchanan and Tallapoosa, is taking over from longtime owner Spence Millican.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Pageant for local beauties slated at Arts Center Theatre on July 26
Posted: July 24, 2014

Onyx Pageant Systems has announced the 2014 “Miss Calendar Girl”™ pageant will be held at the Arts Center Theatre in Rockmart at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 26.

Work on Cave Spring Road, Girard Avenue intersection underway to repair ditch created by sewer line
Posted: July 24, 2014

Drivers traveling through the Cave Spring Road and Girard Avenue intersection will soon find their commute a little less bumpy and gravely.

Cedartown Pre-K program now accepting applications
Posted: July 24, 2014

A local Cedartown pre-K program is now accepting applications for the upcoming school year.

Standard Journal Book Club meets today
Posted: July 24, 2014

Did you finish "Animal Farm" just in time for today's book club? We sure hope so, as we look forward to readers joining us for a conversation at the Cedartown Library at 4:30 p.m.

Kathy’s Korner opens in Rockmart
Posted: July 24, 2014

History abounds at 131 North Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart where Kathy Coley decided to open a new business.

Officials: Child molestation cases are complicated
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 9:28 am

Officials said there hasn’t been an explosion of child molestation cases in Polk County, but handling the ones that do occur is a long, tedious process.

Thursday forecast: partly sunny with a 60 percent chance of rain, high 85
Posted: July 24, 2014

A good chance of rain is in this afternoon's forecast, but otherwise expect some sunshine and clouds with a high in the mid 80s today, according to the National Weather Service.

Wednesday 07/23/2014
UPDATE: Buck says he will request a recount in GOP state superintendent race
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 5:39 pm

Mike Buck has decided he will pursue asking for a recount in his bid to become the Republican candidate in Georgia's state school superintendent race.

City moves to new schedule for yard and limb debris pick up
Posted: July 23, 2014

Cedartown Public Works Director Kelvin Garmon is asking for residents’ patience and understanding as city crews have recently changed the limb and yard debris pick-up schedule.

15-year-old girl described as runaway sought in DeKalb County, Ala.
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 4:32 pm

DEKALB COUNTY, Alabama – Authorities here are looking for a 15-year-old girl who was seen leaving the Grove Oak area Sunday in a black Jeep Cherokee, Sheriff Jimmy Harris said.

African-American history tied to memories of former school
Posted: July 23, 2014

Reunion scheduled on July 25-26

Family walks in on burglars
Posted: July 23, 2014

A family walked in on their Antioch Road home being burglarized, according to Polk County police reports.

Concerts coming to Cedartown this Friday night
Posted: July 23, 2014

This Friday, Cedartown residents will get to rock out to two local as the Fourth Friday concert series continues.

Ramsey Run Apartments nearing completion
Posted: July 23, 2014

Construction is nearing completion at Ramsey Run Apartments, a $4.8 million building project in Rockmart.

Father-daughter duo raising money for Lundy Christian Academy
Posted: July 23, 2014

A local father and daughter have teamed up to raise money for Lundy Christian Academy with a preserves sale. The duo of Marina and her father Mark Hilbert have been picking wild blackberries and preserving them, selling them for $5 a jar. The nine-year-old set a goal of raising $100, but is looking to surpass it. Those interested in preserves can call or text 706-528-8730.

Column: Marketing matters for Polk’s future
Posted: July 23, 2014

When I was still young, probably around five or six years old, my dad decided to get the family a pot bellied pig. So after some brief searching, my dad came across a lady that had a brand new litter of piglets looking for owners.

School nutrition program receives $155K grant
Posted: July 23, 2014

Polk School District’s nutrition program has received a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant, totaling $155,749.

Sheriff’s deputy feeling fine following brain surgery
Posted: July 23, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Chandler would never have guessed at the age of 28 that he’d be recovering from brain surgery, but that’s the situation he’s found himself in after he found out from neurological specialists he was suffering from a chiari malformation inside his head.

Wednesday forecast: chance of afternoon showers, high 86
Posted: July 23, 2014

Another round of rain is possible today and tonight, with highs remaining in the mid 80s throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service.

Polk, Haralson voters choose Lim for Superior Court Judge
Posted: July 23, 2014

The ballots are cast and Polk and Haralson County have chosen a new judge for the Tallapoosa district Superior Court.

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