Police are currently searching for two boys who ran away from the Murphy Harpst Children’s Center on Wednesday. According to reports from the Polk County police department, a worker saw the two children running toward the woods at the center’s location at 128 Grady Road while she was loading otherContinue Reading

The Polk School District Board of Education met in a special called session Tuesday at Central Office on College Street in Cedartown. Superintendent Marvin Williams recommended to the board that the salary package for the new Cedartown High School Head Football, Scott Hendrix be changed. The board had previously approvedContinue Reading

ATLANTA, GA — State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said today that an open house ceremony for a new Georgia Department of Labor Career Center in Cedartown has been set for 2 p.m. Thursday, March 4. The location of the new career center is 262 North Park Blvd. in Cedartown.  TheContinue Reading

Cedartown was recognized by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urban forestry. It is the 16th year Cedartown has earned this national designation. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National AssociationContinue Reading

A two car collision on the Cedartown Bypass Monday afternoon shutdown the Northbound lanes of Highway 27, causing rush hour headaches. The wreck occurred sometime around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of the Syble W. Brannon Parkway and North Park Blvd. It appeared that a late model Buick Rendezvous struckContinue Reading

Seven people were arrested Thursday for conspiracy to manufacture and traffic methamphetamine after the Polk County Narcotics Enforcement Team, assisted by the Cedartown Police Department, served warrants at 121 Perry Street in Cedartown. The seven were booked into the Polk County Jail on Friday February 19th. According to reports, JeannieContinue Reading

A Cedartown man faces battery charges after a confrontation with another man at an area store. According to reports, 20 year old Andrew Glover was arrested and taken to Polk County Jail on a charge of battery. Polk County police say that the incident happened around 10 p.m. Saturday nightContinue Reading

A four car wreck in Aragon Monday afternoon sent two people to the hospital, blocking traffic for nearly an hour. According to reports, the wreck which occurred at around 3:30 p.m. on Highway 101 involved a Nissan Maxima, a Lincoln Towncar, Ford Ranger, and GMC van. Aragon Police say thatContinue Reading