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Voter registrati­on for the up­com­ing Novem­ber mu­nic­i­pal elec­tion is on­go­ing and ends on Oct. 10, for those who wish to par­tic­i­pate in mu­nic­i­pal elec­tions on Nov. 7. 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 con­[email protected]­al­son­ 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 Sept. 11 and Sept. 12. 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 reg­u­lar ses­sion on Sept. 12 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 Sept. 11 due to the La­bor Day hol­i­day, the next fol­low­ing on Sept. 18.

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 770-749-2108 for more in­for­ma­tion or visit http://www.qpub­

The De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity of Polk County Board will meet at 8 a.m. this Fri­day, Sept. 8, at of­fices of the DAPC and Polk County Cham­ber of Com­merce. Call the DAPC at 770-684-8760 for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Polk County Board of Elec­tions were set to hold their next meet­ing on Sept. 12 at the Elec­tions and Registrati­on of­fice at the Polk County ad­min­is­tra­tion of­fices at 144 West Ave., Cedar­town. Call 770-749-2103 for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Rock­mart City Coun­cil is set to meet for their monthly ses­sion on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. in the coun­cil cham­bers at city hall, lo­cated at 316 N. Pied­mont Ave., Rock­mart. For more in­for­ma­tion visit Rock­ or call 770-684-5454.

The Rock­mart Busi­ness Al­liance will meet at the Polk County Cham­ber of Com­merce of­fices at the Rock­mart His­tory Mu­seum on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 8:30 a.m. Con­tact Stacy Lovvorn at 678-685-4799 or Brenda Les­lie at 770-684-1552 for more in­for­ma­tion.

The Aragon City Coun­cil is set to meet for two up­com­ing work ses­sions on Sept. 11 and Sept. 18, start­ing with a 6 p.m. at city hall to dis­cuss the costs of health in­sur­ance. They’ll meet for their reg­u­lar monthly meet­ing on Sept. 21 with the work ses­sion at 6 p.m. and the reg­u­lar vot­ing ses­sion a 7 p.m. Go to city­o­ or call 770-684-6563 for more in­for­ma­tion about up­com­ing meet­ings.

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