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A re­minder about our dead­lines at the Stan­dard Jour­nal: to place a clas­si­fied, le­gal or dis­play ad­ver­tise­ment in the news­pa­per for the forth­com­ing week, we ask our cus­tomers and sub­scribers to please have in their in­for­ma­tion and pay­ments no later than Thurs­days at 4 p.m. to make the next edi­tion for clas­si­fied and print ad­ver­tise­ments, and to have all le­gal ad­ver­tise­ments that must run in by noon on Thurs­days. We also ask that read­ers who wish to get an item on the Stan­dard Jour­nal Area Cal­en­dar of Events to please in­clude the item no later than Fri­day morn­ings at 9 a.m. two weeks prior to when the event is be­ing held. Those who need more in­for­ma­tion can call us at 770748-1520 and get ex­ten­sion 1 for le­gal and clas­si­fied ad­ver­tise­ments and sub­scrip­tions, ex­ten­sion 2 to get on the com­mu­nity cal­en­dar or to talk to the news­room, or ex­ten­sion 3 for reg­u­lar dis­play ad­ver­tis­ing.

Give back to the com­mu­nity in a way that will last a life­time by help­ing a child and get in­volved in the Court Ap­pointed Spe­cial Ad­vo­cates of Har­al­son and Polk County. The or­ga­ni­za­tion uti­lizes vol­un­teers to be an ad­vo­cate of a child in ju­ve­nile court pro­ceed­ings, as well as act­ing as a men­tor for our lo­cal youth. Help out to­day and be­come a CASA vol­un­teer by en­rolling in classes by con­tact­ing the or­ga­ni­za­tion by e-mail at con­[email protected] polkhar­al­son­ or call 678-9011021 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Keep Polk Beau­ti­ful needs your help to­day. Sign up as a Once Around the Block Neigh­bor­hood Cap­tain now and help mon­i­tor and re­move lit­ter and trash in your neigh­bor­hood. Twicean­nual mon­i­tor­ing as­sists Keep Polk Beau­ti­ful in mak­ing the com­mu­nity a more beau­ti­ful place, and only takes 30 min­utes. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact KPB at kp­beau­ti­[email protected] org.

Need help deal­ing with a Fed­eral agency? Rep. Tom Graves’ of­fice wants to help. Con­tact the of­fice at 706-2901776 to­day in Rome. Visit tom­graves. for more in­for­ma­tion.

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 face­ re­thinkrock­mart.

The City of Aragon will be back to work for their monthly work ses­sion at 6 p.m. and reg­u­lar meet­ing at 7 p.m. on Thurs­day, Jan­uary 17, 2018. Con­tact the city at 770-684-6563 to learn more about the up­com­ing meet­ing, or to ad­dress the city coun­cil dur­ing the reg­u­lar ses­sion.

The Polk County Wa­ter, Sewage, and Solid Waste Au­thor­ity Board of Di­rec­tors Meet­ing for Jan­uary 2019 has been resched­uled from Mon­day, Jan­uary 21, 2019 to Mon­day, Jan­uary 28, 2019 due to the of­fice clo­sure in ob­ser­vance of Martin Luther King Jr. hol­i­day. The meet­ing will be held in the con­fer­ence room of the Au­thor­ity lo­cated at 1381 Rock­mart High­way at 5:00 p.m.

Join the Polk County Com­mis­sion for their up­com­ing work and reg­u­lar ses­sions up­com­ing in Fe­bru­ary on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5. Check back for agen­das and more at Polk­stan­dard­jour­ Want to speak to the com­mis­sion? Get on the agenda for their Fe­bru­ary work ses­sion by call­ing 770-749-2100 and seek­ing out County Clerk Dawn Turner.

The De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity of Polk County board will hold their up­com­ing ses­sion on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 8, 2019. Need more in­for­ma­tion? Call the DAPC at 770-684-5686.

The Polk County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion will be back next month for their up­com­ing work and com­mu­nity in­put ses­sion on Feb. 5, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Board meet­ing room. Find out more about tak­ing part in board meet­ings by vis­its Ed­i­tor’s note: in last week’s News and Notes, we had board dates wrong. The board held a com­bined ses­sion to start 2019. We apol­o­gize for the er­ror.

The next meet­ing for the Cedar­town City Com­mis­sion will be held on Mon­day, Fe­bru­ary 11, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Com­mis­sion Meet­ing Room at City Hall on East Av­enue. Work ses­sions are ad­di­tion­ally held on the first Mon­days of the month, if nec­es­sary. Visit Cedar­town­ge­or­gia. gov for more in­for­ma­tion, or call 770-748-3220.

The Rock­mart City Coun­cil is set to meet for their next ses­sion on Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 12, 2019 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 Polk County Board of Elec­tions will be gath­er­ing for their next monthly meet­ing on Fe­bru­ary 12, 2019. Con­tact the Board of Elec­tions for more about times and forth­com­ing is­sues be­fore mem­bers by call­ing 770-749-2103. Also, call the of­fice to learn more about reg­is­ter­ing to vote or what qual­i­fi­ca­tions are re­quired to be a can­di­date for of­fice.

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