News & Notes
Early voting closes out at the end of the week at the Polk County Board of Elections office in Cedartown, located at 144 West Ave. and at the Nathan Dean Community Center in Rockmart. Those who have already registered to vote can participate in the vote for the 2017 E-SPLOST countywide, and those who live in Aragon, Cedartown or Rockmart’s Board of Education District 6 also have votes for municipal candidates. Call the Board of Elections at 770-749-2103 for more information, or visit sos.ga.gov/myvoterpage to find out if you are registered to vote.
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]alsoncasa.org or call 678-9011021 for more information on how you can make the life of a child in need better.
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 Cedartowngeorgia.gov to find an agenda for their upcoming meeting set for a Nov. 6 work session, unless otherwise noted.
The Polk County Commission will hold their regular upcoming meetings on Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, and 7 p.m. on Tuesday for their work session and regular meeting for the month of November. Go online to polkgeorgia. org for agendas and more.
The next meeting of the Polk County Board of Education is coming up on Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. for their work and community input session being held at the central office, located at 612 S. College St., Cedartown. Visit www.polk.k12.ga.us for more information on upcoming meetings, agendas and more.
The Rockmart City Council is set to meet for their monthly session on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall, located at 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Rockmart. For more information visit Rockmart-ga.gov or call 770-684-5454.
Aragon’s next city council work session and meeting are scheduled for Nov. 16 at 6 and 7 p.m. at city hall at 2814 Rome Highway, Aragon. Go to www.facebook.com/aragoncityhall or call 770-684-6563 for more information about upcoming meetings.
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.qpublic.net/ga/polk.
Want to get involved in making Rockmart a better place? Join Rethink Rockmart and get involved in community cleanup efforts, revitalization of local neighborhoods and more. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month. Get involved at facebook.com/rethinkrockmart.