News Line for Cedartown

Celebrate Cedartown event at City Hall this evening
The City of Cedartown will be taking part in “Georgia Cities Week,” a state-wide celebration that showcases the contributions and services of local government.
Source: Cedartown Standard

City of Cedartown launches online bill payment system today
The City of Cedartown announced today it is now accepting online water bill payments.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Sewer line construction work moving into residential areas
The City of Cedartown is currently undergoing a major sewer expansion and rehabilitation project.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Cedartown public works department participates in defensive drivers course
The City of Cedartown's Public Works Department took part in the National Safety Council Defensive Drivers Course on April 9 at City Hall.
Source: Cedartown Standard

City of Cedartown begins sewer line work on Girard Avenue
The City of Cedartown is currently undergoing a major sewer expansion and rehabilitation project. Up until this week, construction has been limited to the East Avenue and the Hwy. 278 East corridor.
Source: Cedartown Standard

City of Cedartown taking part in state-wide celebration
April 8, 2014: The City of Cedartown will be taking part in “Georgia Cities Week,” a state-wide celebration that showcases the contributions and services of local government.
Source: Cedartown Standard

City commission to move forward on football camp, looking into Turner Street Park improvements
The Cedartown City Commission will be helping to raise money and support for a Christian-based football character camp this summer through the recreation department, and will also be making changes to Turner Street Park.
Source: Cedartown Standard

City of Aragon survives roller coaster week
The past week has been a roller coaster ride for Aragon Mayor Ken Suffridge and city council members.
Source: Cedartown Standard

City sees positive results from Biz Builder workshop
A better than expected turnout of those interested in starting businesses in Cedartown may yield more of the city’s Biz Builder workshops in the future, according to city officials.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Cedartown Biz builder morning workshop to be held Friday
The workshops are sponsored by the City of Cedartown in strategic partnership with Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Called “Cedartown Biz Builders,” the idea of offering the workshops stemmed from the recent Georgia Downtown Renaissance Strategic Visioning Plan.
Source: Cedartown Standard

City of Cedartown rolls out new website, expands into social media
The City of Cedartown rolled out a new website design this week. A variety of new features is available on the site, from photo galleries and Youtube videos to Google calendars featuring coming events downtown.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Cedartown police install tag reader on patrol car
A tag reader attached to a Cedartown patrol car has already proven valuable, according to police.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Former editor Aimee Madden working for city
Though former Cedartown Standard and Rockmart Journal editor and publisher Aimee Madden has departed the newspaper, she has stayed put in town and is now employed with the city to manage its marketing and communications efforts.
Source: Cedartown Standard

City commission approves spending for two new police cars
The Cedartown Police Department will soon be getting two new cars to take on patrol, and might get more as the year goes on if the money becomes available in the city budget, according to city manager Bill Fann.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Officials see progress as Downtown Renaissance project moves forward
During the latest meeting for the Downtown Renaissance project in February, groups of volunteers gathered and shared ideas for upcoming and ongoing projects local leaders hope will have a positive impact on the community.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Employee celebrates 30 year anniversary with City of Cedartown
One City of Cedartown employee is celebrating a big milestone this week. Kelvin Garmon celebrated his 30th year working for the city on Jan. 18, according to a release from the city.
Source: Cedartown Standard

New city commissioners look toward opportunities for growth downtown
Some fresh faces have joined the Cedartown City Commission to begin the year, and the new members hope to bring a renewed enthusiasm to their positions.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Signs installed in Peek Forest Park for tree information
Regular visitors to Peek Forest Park in Cedartown might notice something new on their next visit: green posts with educational signs about the local plant life found in the park.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Cedartown City Commission swears in three, selects Tuck as board chair
The Cedartown City Commission have three members who are starting their terms this week.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Cedartown's chief municipal judge, solicitor take oath of office
Andrew Roper and Stefanie Drake Burford were sworn in Monday morning (Jan. 6) to city-appointed positions within the municipal court system.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Aragon city council members recognized
Mayor Ken Suffridge has presented plaques to Beverly Clinton and Patricia Jackson, outgoing city council members, in recognition of their years of service.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Cedartown Fire Dept. receives grant
The Cedartown Fire Department received a grant from the Georgia Municipal Association for $6,000 to purchase "turnout gear" for fire fighters in Cedartown.
Source: Cedartown Standard

New sewer line now under way
Construction on the new sewer line that will service the new Polk Medical Center is currently under way. The city’s current sewer line stopped about a mile short of the new hospital site. Extending the sewer line, a less costly venture, was not an option because the current line is already at volume capacity.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Newcomers have strong showing in Cedartown, Aragon municipal races
The hotly contested three-seat Cedartown City Commission race ended with two newcomers taking the lion’s share of votes.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Morgan seeking post in Cedartown race
Cedartown resident Bernard Morgan has announced his intention to run for city commission in the upcoming Nov. 5 general election.
Source: Cedartown Standard