The Polk County Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team has arrested 7 individuals on several drug charges after a month’s long investigation. Agents from NET, along with the DEA, FBI, GBI, and the Rome/Floyd Metro Task Force all participated in the investigation and arrests of the suspects. During the course ofContinue Reading

The Polk County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing for 5:15 p.m. Monday, May 17 for comment on the proposed $18.1 million 2011 budget. A copy of the budget is available for public viewing at the Administrative Building, 144 West Avenue, Cedartown, prior to the hearing. Following theContinue Reading

Haralson County School officials are meeting today with area faith-based organizations to discuss transportation possibilities for students attending a brand new federally funded Seamless Summer Nutrition Program. Haralson County Schools Public Relations Coordinator Kersha Cartwright says the program offers free breakfast and lunch for children 18 years and younger, TuesdayContinue Reading

The Polk School District Board of Education voted Tuesday to approve six furlough days for the 2010-2011 school year during their regular meeting. Superintendent Marvin Williams said that while this is a choice the board does not want to make, he said it is the only responsible choice. Williams wentContinue Reading

10-digit dialing is just around the corner for residents of Northeast Alabama. Beginning June 5th – those in the (256) area code will have to dial both the area code, and the seven digit phone number, even for local calls. According to the Alabama Public Service Commission, after June 5thContinue Reading

The Georgia Board of Regents approved a tuition hike for next school year. The board voted to increase tuition between 4 and 16 percent for many of the students at one of the 35 public colleges and universities. At research universities like Georgia Tech, University of Georgia and Georgia StateContinue Reading

Cedartown City Commissioners Monday said that they are committed to dealing with a problem of bank owned and rental properties in the city that are not being kept up, especially grass cutting. Commissioner Scott Tillery discussed the issue in the commissioner’s regular meeting Monday addressing that several of the propertiesContinue Reading

One of the four individuals convicted in the burning of Rock Hill Church near Gaylesville, Ala,, more than 10 years ago – is once again behind bars in Cherokee County. On Wednesday (May 5th) – 30 year old David Ratliff of Lyerly, Georgia, appeared before Circuit Judge Randall Cole; RatliffContinue Reading

Colby – Colby is about one and a half years old. He is friendly and gets along well with other dogs and is okay with cats. He walks well on a leash. Enjoys attention and is content to sit in your lap to keep you company. He is aContinue Reading