The holiday season is a time of giving, and the Tallatoona Community Action Partnership Group has done just that. The group helped to feed over 4100 people on Thanksgiving Day through their event “Feed Polk County.”         According to Director Tara Payne, over 300 volunteers came out and helpedContinue Reading

Members of the Cedartown-Polk County Hospital Authority, the Hospital Authority of Floyd County and Floyd Healthcare Management Inc. have signed a definitive agreement through which the Cedartown-Polk County Hospital Authority will lease Polk Medical Center to the Hospital Authority of Floyd County beginningContinue Reading

The Polk County Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team would like to announce the arrests of 10 individuals that resulted from an investigation into the distribution, sales, and trafficking of methamphetamine.  The arrests were made in Polk and Floyd Counties on the evening of November 17, 2011.  Polk County Narcotics EnforcementContinue Reading

             Cedartown High School just received excellent news concerning the Fall Georgia High School Writing (GHSWT) test which is given to all juniors by the Georgia Department of Education.  The school found out this week that CHS had a pass rate of 91 percent for the test! Cedartown High SchoolContinue Reading

       The Cedartown Bulldogs traveled to Toccoa, Georgia on Friday night to take on the Stephens County Indians. It marked the first time since 2007 that the Dawgs have been to the state playoffs. Their last two trips were ended by Stephens County, in 2004 and 2007.        Cedartown wasContinue Reading

   The American Legion hosted a Veterans Day memorial service at the Veterans Memorial Park on Friday, at the corner of East Avenue and Greenwood Street.        The service consisted of reading poems, veteran commemoration, reciting of the pledge, and the singing of patriotic songs. The Veterans Memorial service wasContinue Reading

              The Cedartown Bulldogs have had a memorable season filled with numerous victories, several heartbreaking defeats, and the visible maturation of a close-knit group of high school football players. However, tonight the real test begins.        When the ball is set on the tee, Cedartown won’t be playing justContinue Reading

      The Polk County Board of Education met in regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Tuesday night. The meeting was preceded by a 48 minute public input meeting for questions and concerns about re-districting.        During the input meeting, former board member Harold Wingfield stood for 33 minutes voicing concerns overContinue Reading

      The Cedartown Bulldogs defeated the Ringgold Tigers on Friday night by a final of 46-32, and the win ensured them a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2007.        It was a game where the scoreboard didn’t accurately tell the struggle the Dawgs went through toContinue Reading