News Line for Aragon

Aragon to place city charter on ballot
Aragon city council has voted to place a non-binding referendum on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. Voters will be asked the following question: “Shall the city of Aragon maintain its charter to operate as a city (municipality)?”
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Aragon celebrates its 100 year history
Elected officials and guests recently celebrated Aragon’s centennial during a reception held in the City’s municipal building.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Aragon to let citizens decide whether to keep city charter on November ballot
Aragon city council has voted to place a non-binding referendum on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Aragon looks to take action on money issues
Aragon city council has tentatively voted to accept an action plan, which will allow continued operations and paying debts in a timely manner.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Aragon council to make hard financial choices
Financial decisions will top the agenda of a called Aragon council meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 31 in the City’s Municipal Building, located at 2814 Rome Highway.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Suffridge says miracle is needed or Aragon will become a village
Elected officials agree a miracle is needed to save Aragon from becoming a village by Aug. 1, 2014.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

‘Mater Mondays’ added to list of centennial events in Aragon
Aragon, established in 1899 and incorporated on July 23, 1914, continues to celebrate its centennial.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Aragon votes to begin negotiations with Polk County for fire coverage following Chief Frankie Matthew's resignation
The Aragon City Council voted to begin formal negotiations with the Polk County Board of Commissioners to assume fire coverage in their community.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Aragon celebrates city’s centennial in July
Aragon, established in 1899 and incorporated on July 23, 1914, is celebrating its centennial.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Aragon creating Enterprise Zone
Aragon’s city council has given the green light for developing an Enterprise Zone within the community.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Aragon recognizes officers for National Police Week
Aragon’s mayor and city council recognized the sacrifice and dedication of police officers during their regular May meeting.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Atkins appointed as Aragon city attorney
Vickey Atkins of Rockmart was recently appointed as Aragon City Attorney.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal

Aragon officials establish new plan of action
The mayor and council of Aragon are taking action to further stabilize the city’s finances while finding ways to prevent another budget shortfall.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Church donates quilt to fire department
A group of ladies from the Aragon United Methodist Church, known as the “Quitters”, recently donated a quilt to the Aragon Volunteer Fire Department.
Source: Northeast Georgian

City of Aragon calls second emergency meeting, declares items surplus
Aragon Mayor Ken Suffridge called a second emergency meeting at 8 p.m. Wednesday night to address cash flow problems.
Source: Rome News-Tribune

Aragon mayor joins fight for turn lane
Aragon Mayor Ken Suffridge has joined the efforts of local citizens go get a turn lane added to a stretch of Highway 101 between Rockmart and Aragon.
Source: Rockmart Journal

Aragon to get new police car
Chief Wayne Sanders is smiling today. He has received the good news the Aragon Police Department will receive a new vehicle.
Source: Cedartown Standard