TRAFFIC ALERT: Work crews will begin milling and paving a section of East Avenue on Monday, July 27, at 8 a.m. The area affected will run from Philpot Street to Franklin Street. [Posted 7/23/15]

MEETING NOTICE: The Cedartown Development Authority will meet on Tuesday, July 28, at 4 p.m. in the Council Room at Cedartown City Hall, 201 East Avenue. The agenda can be accessed here. [Posted 7/24/15]

Drug Task Force, DA’s Office collaboration nets 22 arrests

Drug Task Force, DA’s Office collaboration nets 22 arrests

Cedartown, Ga. — July 29, 2015: Several key players involved in illegal drug activity in Polk County were placed behind bars Wednesday, according to local law enforcement officials. The arrest of 22 individuals — all charged with drug-related offenses — has made a considerable dent in the county’s ongoing effort to crackdown on illegal drugContinue Reading

Cedartown Main Street Program nationally accredited

Cedartown Main Street Program nationally accredited

Cedartown, Ga. – July 13, 2015:  The Cedartown Main Street Program recently received prestigious accreditation from both the National Main Street Center and Georgia Main Street for meeting 2014 benchmark standards. The National Main Street Program Accreditation Process evaluated the Cedartown Main Street program according to 10 performance standards. The standards, developed by the NationalContinue Reading

Silver Comet bikers get a dose of Cedartown hospitality

Silver Comet bikers get a dose of Cedartown hospitality

Cedartown, Ga. – June 17, 2015: There’s nothing like a broken bike chain to ruin a day on the Silver Comet Trail. It’s even worse when you’re miles and miles away from home and the heat index is so high you could fry eggs and bacon on the sidewalk. Fortunately for biking buddies Al BarnettContinue Reading

Employee Spotlight: Lisa Barker

Employee Spotlight: Lisa Barker

Cedartown, Ga. — June 16, 2015: We’d like to introduce you to Lisa Barker. Lisa is the Human Resources coordinator and manages the Accounts Payable Department at City Hall. A native of Forney, Ala., Lisa received a four-year business degree from Coosa Valley Technical College (now Georgia Northwestern Technical College). Her main duties include completingContinue Reading