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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 770-748-1520 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.

Edi­tor’s note: Have a an­niver­sary, wed­ding or en­gage­ment an­nounce­ment you’d like to get in the pa­per? Email them to [email protected]­stan­dard­jour­ to have them in­cluded free of charge in the Stan­dard Jour­nal.

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 email at con­[email protected]­al­son­ 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 [email protected]­town­ge­or­

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 tom­ 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, when avail­able. Get in­volved at face­­thinkrock­mart.

The De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity of Polk County board gathers for a monthly ses­sion on the sec­ond Fri­day of ev­ery month. Their next meet­ing is sched­uled for Au­gust 9, 2019 in the con­fer­ence room at the De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity of Polk County of­fices in Rock­mart, un­less oth­er­wise noted. Need more in­for­ma­tion? Call the DAPC at 770-684-5686.

The next meet­ing for the Cedar­town City Com­mis­sion will be held on Mon­day, Au­gust 12, 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 Cedar­town­ge­or­ for more in­for­ma­tion, or call 770-748-3220.

The Polk County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion will gather for a com­mu­nity in­put ses­sion on Tuesday, Au­gust 6 at 6 p.m. in the Board meet­ing room. They’ll hold their reg­u­lar meet­ing at the same time and in the same place on Tuesday, Au­gust 13. Find out more about tak­ing part in board meet­ings by vis­its www.

The Rock­mart City Coun­cil is set to meet for their next ses­sion on Tuesday, Au­gust 13, 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 up­com­ing monthly meet­ing af­ter press time on Au­gust 13, 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. Qual­i­fi­ca­tion for lo­cal of­fices will be com­ing up this Au­gust for the Novem­ber bal­lot.

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. this Thurs­day, July 18, 2019. Con­tact the city at 770-684-6563 to learn more about the up­com­ing meet­ing, or to ad­dress the city coun­cil dur­ing the reg­u­lar ses­sion.

Join the Polk County Com­mis­sion for their work and reg­u­lar ses­sions, one held on Mon­day, Au­gust 5 for the work ses­sion and and the other com­ing up on Tuesday, Au­gust 6 for the reg­u­lar ses­sion. Work ses­sions monthly be­gin at 5:15 p.m. on the first Mon­days of the month un­less oth­er­wise noted, and at 7 p.m. for the reg­u­lar ses­sion on the first Tuesday of the month. Check back for agen­das and more at Polk­stan­dard­jour­ when avail­able. Want to speak to the com­mis­sion? Get on the agenda for their April work ses­sion by call­ing 770-7492100 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 Au­gust 6 at 7 p.m. Call 770684-7979 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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