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Obituaries from the Wednesday, December 26, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Payne. Mrs. Bernice Turner Payne, age 91, of Rockmart, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Blairsville, on May 3, ...



Jacksonville State trip to Italy inspires 3 marriage proposals  AL.com

From left, Steve McHugh, Amy Conner, Connor Teems, Morgan Bozydaj, Brittany Cangialosi and Chase Sparks all were part of the Marching Southerners' trip to ...



Rockmart High School mourning unexpected death of band director  Northwest Georgia News

The whole of Rockmart High School is mourning today after the shock of the loss of their Band Director David Snipes on Tuesday.



PREP FOOTBALL: Landmark season produced only championship for Rockmart in 1950  Northwest Georgia News

In 1950 a gallon of gas cost 18 cents, milk was still delivered door-to-door, President Harry S. Truman was leading the United States of America in the Cold War, ...



Rockmart College Wall of Fame still needs photos  Northwest Georgia News

Some of Rockmart's greatest talents adorn the wall at the new entrance to the school's gymnasium. They look out on students, faculty and visitors alike from ...



Ladies' Night: Two queens to be crowned on Friday at Cedartown, Rockmart High Schools  Northwest Georgia News

Homecoming is this week at both Cedartown and Rockmart High Schools, and on Friday night both campuses will get a halftime show featuring this year's courts ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Rockmart continues historic run with state semifinal against Callaway  Northwest Georgia News

The Rockmart Yellow Jackets are on a run the team hasn't seen in decades, and with a state championship game appearance just one win away, expectations ...



Jackets homecoming court, spirit days announced | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Rockmart High School has announced their homecoming court for 2018 as they get ready to host Armuchee for the annual game and events coming up on ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Bailey leads Rockmart to dominant playoff win  Northwest Georgia News

The Rockmart football team opened the GHSA Class AA state playoffs topping South Atlanta 55-0 at home Friday and will host Bremen next week in the second ...



With Benz trip coming next week, GHSA provides rules for spectators  Northwest Georgia News

For those who haven't bought a pre-sale ticket for the Class AA state championship game coming up next Wednesday there's still time to do so. But it's running ...



School building projects right on track for 2019 finish  Northwest Georgia News

Workers are busy at the Cedartown and Rockmart High School campuses as the school year is now well underway to finish up construction projects that will ...



RHS marchers returns with big band-inspired show  Northwest Georgia News

The Yellow Jacket Marching band's new director Andy Cox hasn't missed a beat in settling into his new home.



Rockmart celebrates senior honors night | Local  Northwest Georgia News

One of the Rockmart High School seniors' last days as students was spent at honors night where the numerous accomplishments of the class were given a ...



RHS mourns death of band director | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Rockmart High School over the weekend continued to mourn the death of their band director after he died last week as the school year was coming to an end.



COLUMN: Jackets boost small town's spirit  Northwest Georgia News

If you had told me in July that I would be here in the early days of December writing about a Rockmart High School football team preparing to play for.



Jackets marching band moving forward in season | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Sponsors help with $2282.50 in donations for 2018 season.



Rockmart crowns Anna Snider as 2018 Homecoming Queen | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Rockmart's Homecoming week is over and a 2018 Homecoming Queen has been crowned.



RHS Band holds record-busting car show fundraiser  Northwest Georgia News

A massive collection of 71 extravagant vehicles greeted locals at the third annual 'Yellow Jacket Car Show' that raised funds for Rockmart High School's ...



Wall of Principals unveiled at Rockmart High School  Northwest Georgia News

It was a special day for Rockmart High School, who took time out to honor one of their own whose long *service* to the community will be remembered for as.



Student arrested for PSD threats that caused lockdown  Northwest Georgia News

A 17-year-old student from Rockmart High School was arrested on Thursday following a lockdown of the Polk School District.



Mr. Jonathan Snipes  Daily Tribune News

David was born December 8, 1972, in Atlanta, son of Dr. John Snipes and Cheryl Parmer Snipes. He was a 1991 graduate of Rockmart High School and ...



Rockmart boys mixing it up in summer play  Northwest Georgia News

The new Rockmart Yellow Jackets basketball coach Vic Calhoun has not wasted time in preparing his team for the upcoming season.



Graduate Polk launching this week for high school students  Northwest Georgia News

When local students come back to campus later this week, they'll have a new set of support if they find themselves in the midst of hard times in their lives.



Rockmart's Ty Floyd commits to LSU | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Rockmart standout announces he'll be a Tiger after 2020 graduation.



Rockmart Class of '67 celebrates 50th reunion | Local  Northwest Georgia News

A group of alumni from Rockmart High School gathered over the weekend to celebrate a big milestone for a class which cemented their place in history during ...



Rodeo starts tonight, continues Saturday at Haney Arena  Northwest Georgia News

Shine up those cowboy boots and get out the good hat because it's time for the rodeo to open up for the next two nights at the Haney Arena on.



Jackets head coach named a Falcons Coach of the Week  Northwest Georgia News

The Rockmart Yellow Jackets have something more to celebrate this week other than a win: their coach getting recognized for the hard work put in over the ...



Hipps to be honored by Rockmart High | Local  Northwest Georgia News

The school will retire the former Lady Jackets player jersey number this Friday.



Students start back to school this morning in Polk County  Northwest Georgia News

Officials are ready to open the doors to classrooms this morning in Polk County as the 2018-19 school year gets underway.



Entire Polk County school system locked down for hours Thursday after threat  WXIA-TV

CEDARTOWN, Ga. - The entire Polk County school system was locked down for several hours Thursday after an "anonymous threat of violence" against an ...



RHS students to stage 'Beauty and the Beast'  Northwest Georgia News

Rockmart High School's thespians are looking to bring the magic of Disney to the city with their upcoming performance of “Beauty and the Beast.”



Seniors sign on dotted line | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Jackets, Bulldogs cement commitments to colleges on National Signing Day.



Rockmart High School assistant principal dies  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A beloved Rockmart High School assistant principal and coach died Tuesday at the age of 36 after a short cancer fight. Coach Corey Wayne Godfrey of ...



Homecoming tonight at Rockmart High School  Northwest Georgia News

The annual crowning of a homecoming queen is coming up tonight at Rockmart High School during halftime of the Armuchee-Rockmart football game, and this ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, December 5, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Glaze. Mr. Kenneth "Wayne" Glaze, age 55, of Rockmart, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Atlanta on Feb. 28, 1963 ...



Chick-fil-A Leader Academy holds 2018 kickoff event  Northwest Georgia News

Students from both Rockmart and Cedartown High School selected to be a part of a program created by Chick-fil-A gathered for the kickoff event and completed ...



'Seussical Jr.' has final show in Rockmart | Local  Northwest Georgia News

A collection of staff and students from Rockmart High School and Rockmart Middle School and staff from Rockmart Cultural Arts Center gathered at the city's ...



School board gives OK to field trips in work session  Northwest Georgia News

Polk School District students will be learning everywhere from Perry to Savannah thanks to the board of education approving several new field trips across ...



Local runners out early for 2018 Cross Country season  Northwest Georgia News

While most students are still sleeping, the devoted athletes on the Rockmart High School Cross Country team have already been up and stretching and out on ...



Baron bringing Ag education to PSD | Local  Northwest Georgia News

A new addition to the staff at Rockmart High School is providing a new level of education about all things found on the farm both locally and far afield from Polk ...



Principal's job open at Rockmart HS with transfer of Cupp to Eastside Elementary  Northwest Georgia News

The search will be on for a new principal at Rockmart High School as the news came out late last week as the year came to an end in the.



PREP BASKETBALL: Steve Luke taking over Rockmart boys' team  Northwest Georgia News

After years of teaching and coaching the youth of Rockmart's middle school and high school, Steve Luke is adding another layer to his coaching career.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, October 24, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Fuqua. Mr. Eugene "Jim" Fuqua, age 91, of Rockmart, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Taylorsville on July 29, 1927, ...



Johnson taking over Bulldogs baseball team | Local  Northwest Georgia News

The Cedartown Bulldogs new head baseball coach looks to continue a program of bringing respect and pride to the community through the high school's long ...



Rockmart celebrates Homecoming 2017 tonight | Local  Northwest Georgia News

On Friday, students in Rockmart will be getting out of school early and downtown will be shutting down some streets in the afternoon ahead of the annual 2017 ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, November 28, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Pound. Mrs. Sylvia Randall Pound of Rockmart passed away peacefully at her home after a prolonged illness on the morning of Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.



Sims crowned as 2017 RHS Homecoming Queen | Local  Northwest Georgia News

The festivities are over, and a 2017 Homecoming Queen has been crowned at Rockmart High School.



A Hallmark Christmas in Polk | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Santa comes to town, lights go on in Rockmart for holidays during annual parades.



Trio in race for Polk County Commission | Local  Northwest Georgia News

The number finally settled on three candidates in a race for a Polk County Commission seat up for a November vote.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, November 21, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Shaw. Mr. Michael Hugh Shaw, age 55, of Cedartown, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. He was born on Dec. 10, 1962 in Cedartown.



Polk graduation rates down amid policy changes for Class of 2018  Northwest Georgia News

State sees highest rate ever as six-year increase boosts average to 81.6 percent.



Camp Winshape comes to Polk County | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Local youth gathered at Rockmart High School last week for a new camp that allowed them not only plenty of time to play, but also to learn.



Seussical Jr. coming back Tuesday at RHS | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Seussical fans rejoice because Rockmart High School- refusing to be defeated by the snow- has rescheduled their play for Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, September 26, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Armer. Mr. Roger Eric Armer, age 44 of Taylorsville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. He was born in Mattoon, Ill., on April 13, 1974, a son of Archie D.



Family Savings Credit Union welcomes Ryan Robinson as Rockmart branch manager  Northwest Georgia News

Gadsden-based Family Savings Credit Union announced on Monday that they are welcoming a new branch manager to lead the Rockmart location.



Board of Education consolidates cleaning contracts | Local  Northwest Georgia News

The Polk County Board of Education is moving forward on a plan to install awnings over areas of Rockmart High School where currently students are forced to ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, April 11, 2018 edition of the Polk County Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Streetman. Mr. Terry Lee Streetman, 43, of Rockmart, passed away on April 6, 2018, at his home in Lilburn from a hard fought battle with cancer. He was a ...



Toye Elaine Coalson Sammons  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Toye Elaine Coalson Sammons, 60, of Adairsville, formerly of Rockmart, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018. She was born February 17, 1958, ...



Polk County Fair coming earlier this year | Local  Northwest Georgia News

The 2018 fair starts Aug. 28, and for first time ever continues through a Sunday afternoon.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, July 25, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Watson. Mrs. Elaine Lewis Watson, 50, of Cave Spring, died unexpectedly at her home Tuesday morning, July 17, 2018. Mrs. Watson was born in Rome on ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, September 5, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Cain. Mrs. Jeanette Cain, age 83, of Cedartown, passed away on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 30, 2018 following an extended illness. Mrs. Cain was born on ...



Roger Eric Armer  Daily Tribune News

He was born in Mattoon, IL, on April 13, 1974, a son of Archie D. Armer and Donna Baker Armer. Mr. Armer had lived most of his life in Taylorsville and was a ...



Top stories from Polk School District in 2017 | Local  Northwest Georgia News

A lot of good news and bad came out of the Polk School District this year, but the positives outweighed the negatives for the year as a growing number of ...



Lady Jackets tennis team looks to reload in 2019  Northwest Georgia News

After their successful season in 2018, the Rockmart High School Lady Jackets tennis team is hard at work preparing for their 2019 season.



Polk County Fair entertainment line-up announced featuring local talents  Northwest Georgia News

The Polk County Fair has a line-up full of fun for all ages as it gets underway in the weeks to come.



Danny McGinnis  Northwest Georgia News

Danny McGinnis passed away on September 2, 2018, at South Seminole Hospital in Longwood, Florida, due to complications from diabetes.



FOOTBALL: Parson named new head football coach at Rockmart  Northwest Georgia News

The Rockmart Yellow Jackets' new head football coach was revealed on Tuesday night, and it's a familiar face to the area.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Allen. Mr. Harold Dewaine Allen, age 65, of Cedartown, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. He was born on Sept. 1, 1952 in Tallapoosa, the son of ...



William Larry Lanier  Daily Tribune News

Mr. Lanier was born October 3, 1950, in Polk County, son of the late William Parker Lanier and the late Gladys Popham Lanier. He was a 1969 graduate of ...



PREP TENNIS: Model boys sweep Heard County to advance to Elite Eight  Northwest Georgia News

In an instant, the majority of the showcase courts at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College went quiet.



Early voting continues in Rockmart for special election run-off for school board seat  Northwest Georgia News

The turnout is growing so far in a run-off for the District 6 school board seat's special election being held next Tuesday as early voting continues in Rockmart and ...



Georgia Rockmart High School placed on lockdown over a boy with Confederate flag  Daily Mail

The incident occurred last Wednesday at Rockmart High School in Polk County and lead to a lockdown, amid rumors other students were going to bring in flags ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, September 12, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Jeanette Rutledge Smith, age 84 of Cedartown passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Mrs. Smith was born June 2, 1934 in Cedartown, ...



Workforce, economic development priorities in 2018 | Local  Northwest Georgia News

PSD, DAPC and Chamber all about providing assistance in their own way over past year. Local educators and officials are all about making a greater impact on ...



FOOTBALL: Solid second half propels Rockmart to win over tough Coosa squad  Northwest Georgia News

ROCKMART — It was clear from the start to Rockmart head coach Biff Parson that Coosa had done its homework prior to their Region 7-AA meeting Friday night.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, December 12, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Massey. Mr. George Boston Massey Jr. entered Heaven's gates at his home in Newnan on Dec. 6, 2018. He was born in Aragon on Jan. 14, 1928 to the late ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, November 14, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Labean. Mrs. Sharon Lee Teems Labean, age 72 of Cedartown, passed away on Thursday morning, Nov. 8, 2018. Sharon was born on Sept. 14, 1946 in ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, May 30, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Dr. Jewell. Dr. Richard E. Jewell, age 90, of Cedartown, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. He was born on March 15, 1928 in Sanford, N.C., a son of ...



Northwest Georgia well represented on both major singing shows  Northwest Georgia News

NBC's The Voice and American Idol, now on ABC, each kicked off their latest seasons with area talent snagging spots and moving forward.



Streetman gets shot on new 'American Idol' | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Rockmart's own Isaac Streetman is hoping to make a big splash as one of several area contestants taking part in the re-launch of “American Idol.”



Ercel Turner Davis Blair  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Ercel Turner Davis Blair, age 89 of Rome, formerly of Rockmart, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018.



KSU and PSD partnering on tutoring program | Local  Northwest Georgia News

A partnership between an area college and the Polk School District hopes to produce better outcomes for local students as they get ready to take on the next ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, February 28, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Mobbs. Mr. John L. Mobbs, age 77 of Esom Hill, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. He was born on Feb. 10, 1941 in Rome, the son of the late ...



Rockmart to perform 'The Little Prince' for One Act play in 2017  Northwest Georgia News

The Little Prince and the Aviator made it out of the desert and are on the way to Rockmart High School's theatre for the upcoming One Act Play competition.



Bin Turner named new athletic director at Rockmart High School  Rome News-Tribune

Rockmart High School head football coach Bin Turner was named by the Polk County Board of Education as the new athletic director for the Yellow Jackets.



Polk School District moving into next phase of construction projects, improvements  Northwest Georgia News

The first step toward the next phase of construction projects in the Polk School District was taken when voters approved an extension of the Education-only, ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, October 17, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Free. Mrs. Audrey Lee Free, age 84, of Taylorsville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in ...



PREP WRESTLING: Local wrestlers fight hard at Area 3-AA tournament  Northwest Georgia News

A tight race among the top teams in Area 3-AA provided some exciting matches as Saturday's competition wrapped up at Armuchee High School.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, June 20, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mr. Milligan. Mr. Samuel Russell Milligan, age 70 of Aragon passed away Friday morning, June 15, 2018. Mr. Milligan was born Nov. 21, 1947 in Cedartown, son ...



COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Former Rockmart star to be honored as SEC Legend  Northwest Georgia News

Caroline Williams Hipps' dream of playing college basketball in the Southeastern Conference almost never came to be.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, November 7, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Rice. Mrs. Frances Coleman Rice, age 89, of Cedartown, passed away on Thursday morning, Nov. 1, 2018 at her residence. She was born on Sept.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, June 13, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Ms. Reeves. Ms. Rena Stewart Reeves, age 84, of Cedartown, passed away on Thursday morning, June 7, 2018. She was born on May 29, 1934 in Cave Spring ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, February 14, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Barnhill. Mrs. Bobbie Jean Barber Barnhill, age 84, of Jackson, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at Wellstar Sylvan Grove Hospital in Jackson.



Candidates speaking out at Chamber forum | Local  Northwest Georgia News

Candidate Forum coming up Tuesday evening, event at PCPD starts at 6 p.m..



Aragon mayor puts Loyd in as acting chief  Northwest Georgia News

The Aragon Police Department has an acting chief in place following a move by Mayor Garry Baldwin to put new leadership in place.



Obituaries from the Wednesday, June 6, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Pollard. Mrs. Joyce Faye Chupp Pollard, age 72, of Bremen, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 in Carrollton following a brief illness. She was born in ...



Polk County Fair continues through Sunday | Local  Northwest Georgia News

The Polk County Fair opens tonight and continues through until it closes up on Sunday afternoon.



Obituaries from the April 19, 2017 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Garrett. Mrs. Ruth Garrett, age 92, of Rockmart, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017 in the local nursing center. She was born in Rome on Aug. 22, 1924, a ...



Early voting in Polk County up to nearly 400 as of Tuesday  Northwest Georgia News

The number of ballots getting in early continues to grow in Polk County as local officials report that they've nearly reached the 400 mark for the number of voters ...



Hundreds pay respect to fallen Georgia police officer  WTVC

Hundreds of people filled a Georgia church Tuesday to say their goodbyes to a fallen police officer.Services were held at Victory Baptist Church in Rockmart for ...



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