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Georgia Northwestern Technical College is proud to announce the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2021 summer 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 ho…

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A decision by the Polk County Board of Education last week to put a referendum on November’s ballot asking voters to decide on an extension of the current education special purpose, local option sales tax will turn the municipal election into county-wide.

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The new school year was greeted with a special recognition at the Polk County Board of Education’s first business meeting after the start of classes.

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School may be out for the summer, but thanks to state and federal grants Polk School District is working to make sure local children get the food they need.

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A group of young creative people are spending part of their summer getting on the stage and learning some classic songs as part of the Rockmart Cultural Arts Center’s second theatre camp.

Shorter University in Rome has announced students named to the school’s Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2021. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.

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Two of Polk School District’s brightest students were recognized for their pursuit of excellence last week while also shining a spotlight on the teachers who made a difference for them.

A judge who served the people of Polk County and the state of Georgia for more than half a century was honored recently by Polk School District and the public safety program at the Polk County College and Career Academy.