A week-long process recently kept Brande Coggins and her elections coordinator in the county’s storage area every day surrounded by touchpads, ballot scanners and computers.
ATLANTA — Few Georgians realize that aerospace is the Peach State’s second largest manufacturing industry or that Delta Air Lines is Atlanta’s second largest employer.
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…
Kennesaw State University recently named students to the President’s List and Dean’s List in recognition of their academic excellence for the summer 2021 semester.
Three local residents were among more than 200 cadets who began their time as University of North Georgia cadets with Freshman Recruit Orientation Group Week from Aug. 15-21.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Board of Education adopted new mathematics standards Thursday that move away from the multistate Common Core standards conservatives have opposed as a federal takeover of education.
Polk County football fans will have to postpone bragging rights for at least another season as school leaders have decided to cancel this Friday’s Cedartown-Rockmart game.
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.
“Getting vaccinated is the only way we’re going to get this pandemic under control,” Floyd Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ken Jones said Friday.
Summer break is coming to an end for Polk School District students, and there has been plenty to keep district administrators, faculty and staff busy as they look to make sure things return to as close to normal as possible this school year.
Mercer University conferred bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to more than 2,200 students at five commencements held in May in Macon and Atlanta.
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.
Friday night lights may be a couple months away, but action by the Polk County Board of Education will make sure they come on when needed.
A number of students from Polk County were named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Kennesaw State University in recognition of their academic excellence for the spring 2021 semester.
A total of 12 Polk County 4-H’ers traveled to Rock Eagle in Eatonton recently to compete at their annual Junior/Senior Northwest District Project Achievement.
The list of honors and recognition for former Cedar Hill High School teacher and coach Escue Rodgers continued last week with Polk School District presenting a proclamation at the June 8 school board meeting.
More than 4,000 students graduated from Georgia State University at the associate’s, bachelor’s and graduate levels during the Spring 2021 semester.
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.
Rockmart High School officials were very clear about one thing Friday evening — its 2021 graduating class was going to have its commencement ceremony on the football field.
Persevering through tough times was presented as a goal to the Cedartown High School class of 2021 on Saturday morning as they completed another goal.
Khalefa King, a graduate of Cedartown High School, received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 8, where she served as President of the Pharm D Class of 2021.
Emotions and kind words took up part of the final meeting of the Polk County Board of Education before the end of the 2020-2021 school year.
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.
Shorter University recognized faculty members Dr. Clint Helms and Dr. John McCluskey for outstanding dedication and achievement during the university’s 2021 Awards Day.
A group of Polk County 4-H members took first place in their respective categories at the County Project Achievement competition on March 27 at the Polk County Extension Office.
Rockmart High School will end the school year with a new principal after the Polk School District Board of Education approved the hiring of Dr. Bo Adams.
After three decades teaching and connecting with the youth of Polk County, Robyn Teems is retiring as Rockmart High School principal effective Thursday, April 1.
A trio of Polk County residents were recently inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
The Georgia Department of Education released the amount of federal stimulus funds that each state school district is expected to receive following the most recent round of action by the federal government.
After a year’s wait due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Cedartown Performing Arts Center is ready to host its annual Children’s Enrichment Summer Camp.
Georgia elementary school classes in third through fifth grades are being challenged to put their science, technology, engineering and math skills to work to explore the real-world issue that farmers face of maintaining soil health.
Located off North Park Boulevard in Cedartown stands Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s new Cedartown Adult Learning Center, which will begin offering free English as a Second Language classes on Monday, March 8.