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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]­al­son­casa.org or call 678-901-1021 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. Twice-an­nual 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]

Need help deal­ing with a Fed­eral agency? Rep. Tom Graves’ of­fice wants to help. Con­tact the of­fice at 706-290-1776 to­day in Rome. Visit tom­graves.house.gov 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 face­book.com/ 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, Fe­bru­ary 21, 2019. Con­tact the city at 770684-6563 to learn more about the up­com­ing meet­ing, or to ad­dress the city coun­cil dur­ing the reg­u­lar ses­sion.

The Polk County Wa­ter Au­thor­ity Board of Di­rec­tors Fe­bru­ary meet­ing is resched­uled from Mon­day, Feb. 18, 2019 to Mon­day, Feb. 25, 2019. The meet­ing is be­ing resched­uled due to of­fice clo­sure in ob­ser­vance of Pres­i­dents Day. Con­tact the PCWA at 770-748-6001 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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

The next meet­ing for the Cedar­town City Com­mis­sion will be held on Mon­day, March 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 Polk County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion is meet­ing again next month for their com­mu­nity in­put and work ses­sion on March 5, 2019 at 6 p.m. They will be back next month for com­mu­nity in­put ses­sion on March 5, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Board meet­ing room. Find out more about tak­ing part in board meet­ings by vis­its www.polk.k12.ga.us/Board.

The Rock­mart City Coun­cil is set to meet for their next ses­sion on Tues­day, March 12, 2019 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.

The Polk County Board of Elec­tions will be gath­er­ing for their next monthly meet­ing on March 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.

Join the Polk County Com­mis­sion for their up­com­ing work and reg­u­lar ses­sions up­com­ing for next month on March 4 and March 5 for the work and reg­u­lar ses­sions, be­gin­ning at 5:15 p.m. for the Mon­day ses­sion and 7 p.m. for the Tues­day ses­sion. Check back for agen­das and more at Polk­stan­dard­jour­nal.com. 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 City of Braswell’s coun­cil ses­sion is held on the first Tues­day of each month at City Hall, lo­cated at 6997 Braswell Moun­tain Road. Their up­com­ing meet­ing will be held on March 5 at 7 p.m. Call 770-684-7979 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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