Polk County Newswire

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  1. FOOTBALL: Piedmont scores in final minutes to overcome Cedartown, 29-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Cedartown Standard Plus

    The Battle of the Border double-header ended with Piedmont closing out Cedartown who attempted a final seconds shot at one last score and a win across the state line. The defending Alabama Class 3-A state champion Piedmont Bulldogs won 29-22 after scoring with less than a minute left on the clock and giving Cedartown the ball back and a set of downs to try for the end zone and a last second win.

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  2. Woodland bats put up crooked number in home winRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

    After one game where the Woodland High baseball team scored just three runs, the Wildcats were back to their high-scoring ways Thursday in a 12-5 home win over Armuchee. Woodland has now scored 45 runs in its four wins, and has just the one loss that came earlier in the week at top 10-ranked Cedartown.

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  3. Campbell homers in 3rd straight, Colonels win 5th in a rowRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

    Cass High baseball player Baileya SCampbell never hit a home run in his high school career entering his senior season, despite starting his first three years. Instead, Campbell is cramming all his dingers into a shot period of time, and has now hit one in each of his last three games.

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  4. Georgia Northwestern prepping for March Madness SkillsUSA 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Rome News

    The post-season is officially underway as schools across Georgia get ready to showcase the state's top programs.

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  5. Polk Drug Task Force arrests four in Feb. 17 after finding drugs, cash during search in CedartownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Walker County Messenger

    The Polk County Drug Task Force released information this afternoon about a bust late last week that sent four to jail in Cedartown and netted the seizure of drugs and cash during the execution of a search warrant.

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  6. Girls Soccer: Rockmart beats Pepperell 3-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Rome News

    A game that saw both teams compete with the wet weather went Rockmart's way as the Lady Jackets used a late goal to beat Pepperell's girls 3-2 on Tuesday evening.

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  7. Boy Scout Sunday Held at St. James Episcopal Church in CedartownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Rome News

    St. James Episcopal Church, sponsor of Boy Scout Troop 21 with the Cedartown Optimist Club, held Boy Scout Sunday on Feb. 12, 2017.

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  8. Rockmart and Cedartown libraries announce the 2017 Adult Reading ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Rome News

    "Build a Better World" is the theme of the Public Library's 2017 Adult Reading Challenge.

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  9. Wildcats fall to No. 7 CedartownRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Daily Tribune News

    The Woodland High baseball team had averaged 11 runs through its first three games, all wins, as it entered its second full week of play. However, facing its toughest opponent yet-Class 4A, No.

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  10. Stephen Dwayne BatchelorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Times Georgian

    Mr. Stephen Dwayne Batchelor, age 40, of Muscadine, Alabama, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017. He was born in Carrollton on Monday, December 6, 1976.

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  11. Standard Journal Area Calendar of Events for the Feb. 22, 2017 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Calhoun Times

    Polk County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for vendors for the 2017 Homespun Festival happening on July 21 and 22 in Rockmart.

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  12. Body of missing woman recovered-suspect charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Rome News

    ... rs from the Cherokee County Major Crimes Unit, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Polk County, Georgia, Sheriff's Office, and the Jacksonville State University's Center for Applied Forensics."

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  13. Deputies arrest man after finding his missing mother's bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... from the Cherokee County Major Crimes Unit, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Polk County, Georgia, Sheriff's Office and the Jacksonville State University's Center for Applied Forensics," Chief Investigator Josh ...

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  14. GNTC's SkillsUSA 2017 To Showcase Bobcat Professional Skills Teams In AtlantaRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Chattanoogan.com

    The post-season is officially underway as schools across Georgia get ready to showcase the state's top programs.

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  15. Two people died in a house fire in Rockmart, GA..Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WALB-TV Albany

    Investigators in Polk County are working to figure out what caused a house fire Friday morning that killed two people and critically injured another. Someone called 911 at about 8:15 a.m. to report that a home on Sciple Street was on fire, according to Rockmart City Manager Jeff Ellis.

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  16. At least 2 killed, 1 injured in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WSB-TV

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  17. SMITH, Lynn CantrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | MDJonline.com

    Mrs. Lynn Cantrell Smith, age 86 of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

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  18. Cass explodes for 8-run inning in winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Tribune News

    Cass' Tyler Hendon runs to third base during an 11-6 home win for the Colonels Wednesday at Cass High. Hendon went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in the game.

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  19. PCHS: Remembering Sarah MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Calhoun Times

    ... school before leaving for Rome to attend an industrial school for blacks. During the summers she traveled Polk County, teaching as many as 100 pupils at a time and helping to establish four schools. Sarah wanted to attend what she called the "big ...

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  20. Cass pitchers allow only two hits in opening winRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Daily Tribune News

    Cody Johnson, Jake Collum and Zach Yancey combined to allow just two hits as the Cass High baseball team went on the road and won its season opener, 2-1, at Rockmart. Johnson scored the eventual game-winning run when an error allowed him to reach home after he doubled earlier in the sixth inning.

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