The Standard Journal

News & Notes


The Police And Community Together, a new neighborho­od watch group in Aragon, will be meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall for their next community session.

The Polk County Board of Elections is holding their next meeting on March 24 at the Elections and Registrati­on office at the Polk County administra­tion offices at 144 West Ave., Cedartown. This meeting will be held to certify the upcoming special election for Aragon. Call 770-749-2103 for more informatio­n.

The Aragon City Council is meeting for their February session this Thursday with a work session to start at 6 p. m., and a regular meeting to be held at 7 p.m. Visit cityofarag­ for more informatio­n or call city hall at 770-684-6563 to find out how to address the council.

Voter registrati­on is now open for the March 21 special election, and the last date to register in Feb. 20. Call the Board of Elections at 770749-2103 for more informatio­n on how to register.

The Polk County Board of Tax Assessors meets on the first Tuesday of every month. They’ll gather for their upcoming meeting on March 7, 2017 at 9 a.m. in the Polk County Administra­tion Building, suite F. Call their office at 770-749-2108 for more informatio­n or visit

Join the Cedartown City Commission on Monday, March 6 for their upcoming work session for the month of March, set to start at 6 p.m. at city hall in the commission meeting room. The next regular meeting of the commission will take place on Monday, March 13. Visit Cedartowng­ for more informatio­n about the upcoming meeting, or call 770-748-3220 to find out how to participat­e.

The Polk County Commission will gather for their work session on Monday, March 6 at 5:15 p.m., and regular meeting on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Find agendas online close to the meeting date on Polkgeorgi­, or call 770-749-2100 for more informatio­n.

The Polk County Board of Education was set to meet for their regular session on Feb. 14 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 their work session. The next upcoming community input session is coming up on March 7. For more informatio­n about the 2017 schedule and to find agendas, visit the Polk School District website at or call 770-748-3821.

The Rockmart City Council was set to meet for monthly session on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall, located at 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Rock-mart. They will meet again on March 14, 2017. For more informatio­n visit or call 770-684-5454.

The Historic Van Wert Church, built in 1846, is in need of extensive restoratio­n projects and is asking the public for help. Donate to the Van Wert Church Go Fund Me page at or send donations to EVHS at P.O. Box 364, Rockmart, Ga., 30153.

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