Cities In The News


Cedartown cancels reverse Christmas parade

November 30, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

Efforts by Cedartown city officials and employees to have some sort of community Christmas event has once again hit a snag.

Cedartown board OKs school zone cameras, waits on BOE approval

November 17, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

A plan to install speed-detection cameras along public roads in school zones within Cedartown’s city limits got approval from the city commission last week but will need approval from the Polk County Board of Education in order to become a reality.

Cedartown’s new city manager continues to serve his hometown

October 28, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

Edward Guzman had other plans, other paths that he had aspired to take. But feeling compelled to stay in his hometown and help the residents and businesses he had grown up knowing, Guzman made the decision to stay on the path home.

Cedartown City Commission marks Hispanic Heritage Month

October 19, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

The Cedartown City Commission meeting last week included a recognition of one of the community’s most prominent groups of citizens as part of an official action by the board.

Cedartown to hold "reverse" Christmas parade this year

October 14, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

Tis the season for holiday magic and a little bit of creative thinking for Cedartown officials. With earlier City-sponsored special events put on hold this year due to COVID-19, officials were determined to think out of the gift box concerning the annual Christmas parade and come up with a safe solution.

Timing is reason for no downtown treats in Cedartown, Rockmart

October 5, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

Downtown Cedartown Association Director Ramona Ruark said with Halloween falling on a Saturday this year, many of their member businesses on Main Street would not normally be open, which led to the decision to not have an organized downtown event.

Cedartown city manager retiring at the end of the month

September 16, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

Monday’s Cedartown City Commission meeting had some of the usual business for the board to take up, but it was dominated by the love for a man ending a 40-year career in public service.