News Line for Rockmart

City staff prepares new budget; capital expenditures included
Rockmart’s FY 2015 proposed budget will be presented during the May city council meeting.
Source: Rockmart Journal

Rockmart officials consider implementing Urban Redevelopment Plan soon
An Urban Redevelopment Plan will soon be implemented in Rockmart. Work on the idea began several years ago at a meeting in Savannah, according to city officials.
Source: Rockmart Journal

Rockmart holds town hall meeting concerning crime
Preventing and solving crime remains a hot topic in Rockmart and Polk County and there seems to be no definite answer to the problem that continues to bring people to the table.
Source: Rockmart Journal

Rockmart, County Water explore agreement between systems
The City of Rockmart and Polk County Water Authority are exploring the possibility of interconnection sites for the two systems.
Source: Rockmart Journal

Rockmart, Polk fire departments start aid agreement
An automatic aid agreement between the City of Rockmart and the Polk County Board of Commissioners is now operational.
Source: Rockmart Journal

Hulsey new director of Rockmart Arts Dept.
Leigh Hulsey is director of the new Rockmart Arts Department. Hulsey, former arts manager, assumed her position in 2013 after the Rockmart city council voted to reorganize the existing program.
Source: Rockmart Journal

Rockmart sports complex construction delayed by weather
Adverse weather continues to impact the grading and construction efforts at the 16-acre site of a new sports complex, located on Industrial Drive in Rockmart.
Source: Rockmart Journal

Heroes found in Rockmart, Polk County Public Works department
Unsung heroes could describe any group of people in Rockmart and Polk County that work behind the scenes to deliver expected service.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Ross, Henderson and Harris seated on Rockmart council
Sherman Ross will now represent Ward 4 residents on the Rockmart city council.
Source: Cedartown Standard

Rockmart rolling out new plan for growth
An Urban Redevelopment Plan will soon be implemented in Rockmart. Manager Jeff Ellis described the plan as a new economic development tool for future growth planning in Rockmart.
Source: Cedartown Standard