Staff Reports After a somewhat volatile month for prices at the pump in November, gas prices opened December on the decline.  Today the national average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline is $2.48, according to AAA, whose data is collected from credit card swipes and direct feeds from 120,000 gas stationsContinue Reading

The polls are open over in Rockmart for the Polk School District Board of Education District 6 runoff between interim board member Judy Wiggins and local business owner Chris Culver. The pair received the most votes in the November special election that also included Carolyn Williams, but neither garnered aContinue Reading

An assistant principal at Youngs Grove Elementary School in Cedartown turned himself in at the Polk County Jail early Wednesday morning following an incident earlier in the month. Polk County Police reports indicate that Matthew Michel Johnson, 31, was booked and soon released on $8,000 bail.  His charges include felonyContinue Reading