CodeRED testing underway this morning amid Severe Weather Awareness Week

Don’t freak out when you hear your phones buzzing unexpectedly this morning, folks. Fortunately for you, this is only a test of the CodeRED system. All kinds of threats are facing Polk County residents throughout the year – floods, thunderstorms and tornadoes to name a few. As Severe Weather Awareness Week is underway in earnest,…

Polk 911 Director passes away on Saturday

A voice who helped those in dire need for the past decades in Polk County passed away on Saturday, leaving behind not only those who…

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George W. Mayfield

George W. “Dubb” Mayfield, age 83, of Aragon, GA, passed away on…

Dwight Clifford Beck

Mr. Dwight Clifford “Shep” Beck, age 67, of Rockmart, GA, passed away…

Oveline “June” Purser

Mrs. Oveline “June” Purser, age 91, of Rockmart, GA, passed away Sunday,…

Nina Sue Gowens

Ms. Nina Sue Gowens, age 66, of Taylorsville, passed away on Saturday,…

Jonie Luana Barnett

Ms. Jonie Luana Barnett, age 32, passed away on Friday, January 13,…

Crystal Perry Vincent

Mrs. Crystal Gail Vincent, age 46, of Cedartown passed away Saturday, January…

Henry E Seamon

Mr. Henry E. Seamon, age 93, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2023.…

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GHC library associate Brittany Ozmore receives state award

Brittany Ozmore, Library Associate for Public Services at Georgia Highlands College (GHC), received the 2022 Georgia Library Association Library (GLA) Staff Award for Outstanding Contributions to Georgia’s Libraries. With this award, she was given free conference registration to the annual Georgia Libraries Conference in Macon, a plaque and recognition at a banquet during the conference.…

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Polk News Wire – Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Show notes: Welcome back to the latest episode of Polk News Wire, presented by Polk Today! Check out these latest news updates, weather and more in this episode for Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Want to help contribute to ensure free local news stays free for all? Click this link to give to Polk Today: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=66ZJL3ZB4VEFS…