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Voter reg­is­tra­tion ends in two weeks on Oct. 10, 2017, for those who want to cast their bal­lots in the Nov. 7, 2017, mu­nic­i­pal elec­tion. Con­tact the Polk County Board of Elec­tions at 770-749-2103 for more in­for­ma­tion on how to reg­is­ter, or to find out if you are al­ready and what precinct you vote at in Polk County. You can also visit to find out your reg­is­tra­tion sta­tus as well.

The Court Ap­pointed Spe­cial Ad­vo­cate of Har­al­son and Polk County needs your help to­day in mak­ing sure that fos­ter chil­dren have pos­i­tive in­flu­ences in their lives and to help the best in­ter­ests of our com­mu­nity’s youth. Help out to­day and be­come a CASA vol­un­teer by en­rolling in on­go­ing Sat­ur­day classes each week­end from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. Con­tact CASA to­day by email at con­tact@polkhar­al­son­ or call 678-901-1021 for more in­for­ma­tion on how you can make the life of a child in need bet­ter.

The next Polk County Com­mis­sion meet­ings are up­com­ing on Oct. 2 and 3. Visit Polk­ge­or­ for more in­for­ma­tion on what’s up­com­ing be­fore the Board of Com­mis­sion­ers.

The Polk County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion is set to meet for their up­com­ing com­bined com­mu­nity in­put and reg­u­lar ses­sion on Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Board of Ed­u­ca­tion meet­ing room lo­cated at the Polk School Dis­trict Cen­tral Of­fice in down­town Cedar­town at 612 S. Col­lege St. For more in­for­ma­tion about the 2017 sched­ule and to find agen­das, visit the Polk School Dis­trict web­site at www. or call 770-748-3821.

The Cedar­town City Com­mis­sion meets for their work ses­sions on the first Mon­day of each month, and then for their reg­u­lar ses­sion the fol­low­ing Mon­day at 6 p.m., un­less oth­er­wise noted. Check out Cedar­town­ge­or­ to find agen­das for up­com­ing meet­ings set for the month of Oc­to­ber are Oct. 2 and Oct. 9.

The Polk County Board of Tax As­ses­sors meets on the first Tues­day of ev­ery month at 9 a.m. in the Polk County Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing, suite F. Call their of­fice at 770-7492108 for more in­for­ma­tion or visit http://www.qpub­

The De­vel­op­ment Author­ity of Polk County Board will meet at 8 a.m. this Fri­day, Oct. 6. Call the DAPC at 770-684-8760 for de­tails.

The Polk County Board of Elec­tions is set to hold their next meet­ing on Oct. 10 at the Elec­tions and Reg­is­tra­tion of­fice at the Polk County ad­min­is­tra­tion of­fices at 144 West Ave., Cedar­town. Call 770-749-2103 for de­tails.

The Rockmart City Coun­cil is set to meet for their monthly ses­sion on Tues­day, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in the coun­cil cham­bers at city hall, lo­cated at 316 N. Pied­mont Ave., Rockmart. For more in­for­ma­tion visit or call 770-684-5454.

Aragon’s next city coun­cil work ses­sion and meet­ing are sched­uled for Oct. 19, at 6 and 7 p.m. at city hall at 2814 Rome High­way, Aragon. Go to www.face­­ty­hall or call 770-684-6563 for de­tails about up­com­ing meet­ings.

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