The Cedartown Police Department has some new tools in the fight against crime.
Efforts by Cedartown city officials and employees to have some sort of community Christmas event has once again hit a snag.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Awareness and education are a major key in keeping any community fire safe. That's why the Cedartown Fire Department is asking local businesses to help their efforts to make sure both are covered in Cedartown.