: Rockmart/Aragon

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard


Recent Headlines

Thursday 04/10/2014
Special activities held at local library
Posted: April 10, 2014

Plow through the pollen, visit your library and view the new selection of books and movies.

Spring Variety Showcase planned by Writers’ Round
Updated: April 10, 2014 - 2:13 pm

Rockmart Writers’ Round presents a Spring Variety Showcase at the Arts Center Theatre ONE EVENING ONLY. Be sure to save the date of Saturday, May 3, 2014 to attend the first of many musical performances and showcases to highlight writers of all types.

Tuesday 04/01/2014
City of Aragon survives roller coaster week
Posted: April 01, 2014

The past week has been a roller coaster ride for Aragon Mayor Ken Suffridge and city council members.

News Publishing Company merges Cedartown, Rockmart papers
Updated: April 02, 2014 - 1:15 am

A big change is coming at your local newspapers.

Thursday 03/27/2014
Residents invited to take advantage of new Rockmart Senior Center
Posted: March 27, 2014

The welcome mat is spread at Rockmart’s Senior Center, located at 134 West Elm Street.

City of Aragon calls second emergency meeting, declares items surplus
Updated: March 27, 2014 - 10:03 am

Aragon Mayor Ken Suffridge called a second emergency meeting at 8 p.m. Wednesday night to address cash flow problems.

Wednesday 03/26/2014
City of Aragon calls emergency meeting to address budget shortfall
Updated: March 26, 2014 - 1:41 pm

Mayor Ken Suffridge and city council members are working to stabilize Aragon's financial structure due to a budget shortfall that has almost depleted its general fund balance.

Tuesday 03/25/2014
Captain D's coming to Rockmart
Updated: March 26, 2014 - 2:13 am

A new Captain D’s restaurant is coming to Rockmart. The Nashville, Tenn.-based corporation has awarded a franchise for Rockmart to Asif Jariwala and Zaheara Momin who are awaiting formal approval of the specific location they have chosen for the restaurant.

Thursday 03/20/2014
Aragon man arrested on child molestation charges
Updated: March 21, 2014 - 1:49 am

An Aragon man remained in jail without bond Thursday on child molestation accusations, Floyd County Jail records state.

Wednesday 03/19/2014
Rockmart’s Paige Duff to Star in “Seascape with Sharks and Dancer” at Young Harris College
Posted: March 19, 2014

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College junior theatre major Paige Duff will perform in Theatre Young Harris’s production of Don Nigro’s offbeat love story “Seascape with Sharks and Dancer.” Performances begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, in Glenn Auditorium of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the YHC campus. Duff is a graduate of Rockmart High School and the daughter of Dan and Donna Duff of Rockmart, Ga.

Tuesday 03/18/2014
Parents support Polk School District technology plan
Updated: March 18, 2014 - 2:40 pm

The future of education has arrived in Polk School District and the importance of technology, facilities and campus safety is on the planning table.

Aragon mayor joins fight for turn lane
Posted: March 18, 2014

Aragon Mayor Ken Suffridge has joined the efforts of local citizens go get a turn lane added to a stretch of Highway 101 between Rockmart and Aragon.

Sunday 03/16/2014
JSC continues to grow plant in Polk County
Posted: March 16, 2014

Editor's Note: This story was published in our 2014 Review and Forecast

Rockmart officials consider implementing Urban Redevelopment Plan soon
Posted: March 16, 2014

Editor's Note: This story was published in our 2014 Review and Forecast:

Monday 03/10/2014
WELSHfest back in Rockmart on March 15
Posted: March 10, 2014

WELSHfest, the only Welsh-centered festival in Georgia, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 15 in downtown Rockmart.

Thursday 03/06/2014
UPDATE: Rockmart Police Chief confirms explosives were dynamite
Posted: March 06, 2014


RBA approves mission statement, plans 2014 events
Posted: March 06, 2014

Brenda Leslie, secretary of the Rockmart Business Alliance (RBA) sits at her desk and smiles as she gazes at a bulging file folder.

Wednesday 03/05/2014
Rockmart holds town hall meeting concerning crime
Updated: March 05, 2014 - 3:09 pm

Preventing and solving crime remains a hot topic in Rockmart and Polk County and there seems to be no definite answer to the problem that continues to bring people to the table.

Monday 03/03/2014
Rockmart Batting Cages opens for business
Posted: March 03, 2014

Rockmart Batting Cages is now open for business.

Stolen property found at Rome pawn shop; neighbor in Rockmart arrested
Posted: March 03, 2014

Property taken from an outbuilding in early February was recovered and returned to its owner and a neighbor faces charges in the crime, according to Rockmart police.

Online poll


Follow us on Facebook