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Two free business workshops planned at City Hall

Two free business workshops planned at City Hall

Cedartown, Ga. – March 23, 2015:  Providing budding entrepreneurs with tools for success will be the highlight of two free business workshops that will take place at Cedartown City Hall. The workshops, sponsored by the City of Cedartown in strategic partnership with Georgia Northwestern Technical College, are planned for March 30 at 5:30 p.m. andContinue Reading

Habitat for Humanity planning rehab for local home; seeking Cedartown volunteers

Habitat for Humanity planning rehab for local home; seeking Cedartown volunteers

Cedartown, Georgia — March 18, 2015:The Coosa Valley Habitat for Humanity is scheduling a rehab for a local home in Polk County. The organization is currently looking for volunteers and leaders for the project. The rehab project is slated to begin on March 21 and continue until June. For more information on this project viewContinue Reading

Unique sculpture pays tribute to Big Spring Park’s original inhabitants

Unique sculpture pays tribute to Big Spring Park’s original inhabitants

By Dustin Ledford, Polk County Standard Journal Correspondent (used with permission) The appearance of three Cherokee figures carved from a tree stump in Big Springs Park in Cedartown has certainly drawn some attention, and that’s exactly the point according to the sculpture’s creator, Jeremy Smith. He finished up the work over March 7 and 8Continue Reading

City Police Chief takes part in “Read Across America Day”

City Police Chief takes part in “Read Across America Day”

Cedartown, Ga. — March 2, 2015: Millions of students nationwide and even around the world picked up a book and set Dr. Seuss on the loose on  March 2. Cedartown students were no exception. March 2 marks the National Education Association’s 18th annual Read Across America Day celebration of reading and Dr. Seuss’s birthday.Our very ownContinue Reading