Some encouragement and mentoring helped a young man from Cedartown achieve a dream he didn’t really know that he had and put his thoughts and words into the world.

This summer has seen a multitude of differences to say the least. COVID-19 has affected everything one can image except the rodents that we deal with every summer.

This summer has aided much of the county with above average rainfall, which has helped the gardening and farming.

Brad Paisley struck the nail on the head with his country lyric, “I’d like to check you for ticks!” This is a very important topic as we start bringing in our vegetables from the garden and farmers start rolling hay. Ticks can be very easily dealt with if time and care is taken to ensure the…

Nearly 240 students will be receiving degrees from Piedmont College following the Summer 2020 semester. Among them is a group of local residents who will be graduating in special, online ceremonies.

Kennesaw State University recently welcomed its newest class of graduates. Nearly 3,400 students earned bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees for the Spring 2020 semester.

Cedartown Second Baptist Church announced that McQuade Dillard was voted in Sunday as its associate pastor of discipleship. He will work directly with students and children in addition to overseeing the overall discipleship process within the church.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is proud to announce the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2020 spring semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, the student must maintain a GPA of 3.8 or higher during the semester with a course load of at least 12 credit hours.

JACKSONVILLE, AL -- JSU named nearly 900 students to the President’s and Deans’ Lists for their outstanding academic performance during the Spring 2020 semester, including:

Editor’s note: The Standard Journal got a bit behind on publication of recent birth announcements in weeks past due to space concerns, but they return this week with normal publication ahead. These are combined from week’s past and we congratulate these parents in the Standard Journal reading area.