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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 visit­page 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]­al­son­ 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 Cedar­town­ge­or­ 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 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 Rock­ 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 to­ty­hall 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.qpub­

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 at­thinkrock­mart.

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