Polk County Newswire

Polk County Newswire

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  1. Collinsville woman arrested for forgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Walker County Messenger

    ... t week following months of investigations into two plots of marijuana being tended in in the northwest corner of Polk County near Cedartown.

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  2. Youth Tennis: Advantage RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Rome News

    Drew Hawkins, of Chattanooga, hits a return during her 18s match on the opening day of the Georgia State Junior Open on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.

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  3. Memorial scholarship banquet scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Rome News

    The 2016 Mamie R. Hammock Memorial Scholarship Fund Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 in the Cedar Lake Christian Center Ledbetter Hall, 1890 Rome Highway in Cedartown.

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  4. New arrivals from the July 20, 2016 edition of the Standard JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Rome News

    Randa Brown Kicker and Nicholas Shane Kicker of Piedmont, AL announce the birth of a daughter Emmersyn Layne Kiker.

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  5. Reception held in honor of Brad Hulsey, authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Rome News

    ... the age of 22, Brad was elected to serve on the Rockmart City Council, becoming the youngest elected official in Polk County history. He served 7 years in that capacity. Hulsey also served as the first Chairman of the Rockmart Civic Arts Commission ...

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  6. Rockmart businesses team up for first Adult Field Day fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Walker County Messenger

    A pair of local businesses are teaming up to help raise money for Rockmart Youth Football this fall by holding the first ever Adult Field Day fundraiser at the end of the month.

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  7. Officials arrest jailer accused of using stun gun on inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WSB-TV

    ... other content related to your specific geographic area. CEDARTOWN, Ga. (AP) ? Authorities have arrested a former Polk County jailer accused of using a stun gun on an inmate who was being restrained. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a news ...

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  8. Holland brings experience to job with Polk schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Rome News

    ... was the director. Patsy Lynch served as interim director during June. Holland said she is excited to be in Polk County and is receiving a warm welcome from staff and school officials. However, she admits she is still meeting new people and getting ...

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  9. Interviews for DAPC president ongoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Rome News

    The interview process has begun to find a qualified candidate to fill the position of president of the Development Authority of Polk County. 6 comments

  10. Voting total for primary run-off up to 460 votes in Polk County Commission raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Cedartown Standard Plus

    Voters can cast ballots in Cedartown and Rockmart for the rest of the week as early voting wraps up Friday for the GOP Primary run-off for Polk County Commission District 2 seats. Elections director Karen Garmon said that as of the close of business on Monday, 460 people had cast ballots in person or by mail.

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  11. Standard Journal Area Calendar of Events from the July 20, 2016 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Gadsden County Times

    ... . A prayer on the square will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays during July in front of the Polk County Courthouse on Main Street in Cedartown. This is not a protest rally but a time for prayer for every challenge in life. It is open to the public. ...

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  12. Homespun 2016 a big hit in RockmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Rome News

    The annual Homespun festival in Rockmart has come and gone following a weekend of fun for local residents and out-of-town visitors alike.

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  13. Southgate honored with 50 States Marathon awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Calhoun Times

    ... t week following months of investigations into two plots of marijuana being tended in in the northwest corner of Polk County near Cedartown.

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  14. New era of Bowdon softballRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Times Georgian

    Treasure Shaw is one of the arms in the circle Bowdon will rely on this season. With plenty of unknowns, Shaw and teammates Macy Bearden and Rachel McLain expect to give the Red Devilettes a boost inside the circle.

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  15. Mr. William Harold JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Griffin Daily News

    Mr. Jones was born in Cedartown, Georgia on September 1, 1938 to Hoyt and Agnes Jones.

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  16. Drug Task Force raids nets marijuana, two arrests from Polk County grow operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Rome News

    Two people were arrested late last week following months of investigations into two plots of marijuana being tended in in the northwest corner of Polk County near Cedartown.

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  17. Six Bulldogs included on preseason All-SEC teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WSB-TV

    Six Georgia football players have been voted onto the Preseason Media Days All-Southeastern Conference teams, according to a league announcement. Junior tailback Nick Chubb and junior offensive lineman Greg Pyke were on included on the First Team Offense while junior center Brandon Kublanow was named to the Second Team.

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  18. County announces intention to set millage rate for 2016 at August meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Camden Chronicle

    The Polk County Board of Commissioners today announces its intention to adopting a millage rate for 2016, during its Regular Business Meeting on August 2, 2016. The tentative proposed rate of 11.061 mills, the same rate as in 2015, would increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 0.19 percentages over the rollback millage rate of 11.040 mills.

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  19. New arrivals from the July 13, 2016 edition of the Standard JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Gadsden County Times

    Espadi Garcia of Cedartown announces the birth of twin sons Matteo Garcia and Maximiliano Garcia. The infants were born on June 21, 2016.

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  20. New arrivals from the July 13, 2016 edition of the Standard JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Rome News

    Espadi Garcia of Cedartown announces the birth of twin sons Matteo Garcia and Maximiliano Garcia.

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