Cities In The News


Rockmart's December service award honors Tenney

December 12, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The Rockmart Council once again took time out of their monthly meeting to honor one of their longest-serving employees.

Local scouts honored by Rockmart Council

November 27, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

Polk County is home to new Eagle Scouts in the form of Trace Barker, Donovan Scoggins, Brody Brown, and Zane Barker who received recognition during the Rockmart Council’s November meeting session.

Rockmart Council holds light session for November

November 20, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The Rockmart Council had a light November meeting session, but with only a few items to cover, Mayor Miller had time to formally congratulate the city’s new and returning elected officials who are slated to begin terms at the beginning of 2020.

Rockmart Council approves ordinances in October session

October 22, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The Rockmart Council has been busy updating its ordinances, and with the approval of new regulations surrounding both loud noises and urban camping in city limits, Rockmart is looking to become a more peaceful place to live.

Rockmart takes part in Demand an End training on human trafficking

August 14, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The City of Rockmart is now one of several communities around the state and country who have a Demand an End certification from an organization seeking to bring an end to all human trafficking.

Rethink Rockmart back in session on Thursday

July 25, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The Rethink Rockmart group is meeting Thursday, July 25 to discuss neighborhood improvement and other ongoing projects, and those interested in stopping by can visit the community room of city hall beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Summer reading still going strong at Rockmart Library

July 9, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

Rockmart locals still have time to explore ‘A Universe of Stories’ with this year’s summer reading program, and as always, dozens of events have been lined up to keep the city’s astronauts entertained all season long.

City of Rockmart, local church team up for Job Fair

June 18, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

Thanks to Bellview AME Church, citizens hoping to pick up a summer job or a new full-time position didn’t have to look far. The group sponsored their second job fair, and those in and around Polk County were invited to Rockmart City Hall for walk-in interviews and help with filling out applications.