The agenda for the February 13 Cedartown City Commission Regular Session can be viewed here.

Employee Spotlight: Rachel Howard

Employee Spotlight: Rachel Howard

She’s chatted with folks from Canada, Utah, Louisiana, Tennessee, New York and California — and that’s without leaving her office at the Cedartown Welcome Center. Rachel is a part-time employee at the welcome center with a full-time friendly personality. She’s been there since 2010, taking care of clerical tasks, but her favorite part of theContinue Reading

Even with recent rain, Cedartown is still Level II Drought area

Even with recent rain, Cedartown is still Level II Drought area

Cedartown, Georgia: February 13, 2017 — Even with this rain we’ve been having we are still under a LEVEL II DROUGHT classification. During a Level 2 Drought Response, outdoor landscape watering is only allowed two days a week determined by odd and even-numbered addresses. Even-numbered addresses and properties without numbered addresses may water on WednesdayContinue Reading

Georgia Department of Community Affairs representatives tour One Door Polk

Georgia Department of Community Affairs representatives tour One Door Polk

Cedartown, Georgia: Febraury 9, 2017 — Annaka Woodruff, program director with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Appalachian Regional Commission, and Brittany Pittman, program manager for the Appalachian Regional Commission, recently visited the City of Cedartown’s One Door Polk facility. Patrick Vickers, Georgia Department of Community Affairs Northwest Georgia Community Services Representative, was in attendanceContinue Reading

Cedartown Welcome Center an AARP Tax-Aide location

Cedartown Welcome Center an AARP Tax-Aide location

Cedartown, Georgia: January 24, 2017: Representatives with the AARP will be on hand at the Cedartown Welcome Center every Wednesday from February 1 until April 12 to assist residents with tax preparation. The program can help anyone with tax prep, but it’s especially focused on those residents 50 and over. IRS-certified volunteers will be stationedContinue Reading

City honors employees with longevity awards

City honors employees with longevity awards

Cedartown, Georgia — January 17, 2017: The City of Cedartown and the Cedartown City Commission honored an impressive list of employees who have achieved longevity milestones. The employees were honored on January 9 at the Cedartown City Commission meeting.   Employees honored were: 5 YEARS Christopher Yarbrough Bill Fann Edward Guzman Matthew McLendon David SmithContinue Reading

City of Cedartown Employee Spotlight: DAVID MASON

City of Cedartown Employee Spotlight: DAVID MASON

Cedartown, Georgia — January 17, 2017:  “Water is life,” so the old saying goes, and David Mason wholeheartedly agrees. David serves as water plant superintendent for the City of Cedartown. Added to the city team in September 2016, David’s spent upwards of 22 years working with municipal and county water systems. Prior to working withContinue Reading

County residents may be eligible for city fire protection

County residents may be eligible for city fire protection

Cedartown, Ga. – January 11, 2017:  County residents, do you know that you might be eligible for city-provided fire protection? City-provided fire protection for county residents, also referred to as outside fire protection, allows homeowners to benefit from municipal services in the event of a fire. “Residents living within the City Limits are already coveredContinue Reading

Three employees presented with service awards

Three employees presented with service awards

            Cedartown, Georgia: January 9, 2017 — Three employees were honored at the Monday, January 9 Cedartown City Commission meeting for going “above and beyond” the normal scope of their job duties. “These employees have a good attitude, a good work ethic and go the extra mile in serving your city,” saidContinue Reading

Burn ban lifted for the City of Cedartown

Burn ban lifted for the City of Cedartown

Cedartown, Ga. – January 5, 2017:  Cedartown fire officials have lifted the city-wide bun ban that’s been in effect since October 2016. According to Cedartown Fire Chief Darrell Stephens, the ban was officially lifted on Thursday (Jan. 5) morning. “Recent rains have helped lessen the effect of our drought and have created a safer environmentContinue Reading

Purple Heart City signs proudly on display around Cedartown

Purple Heart City signs proudly on display around Cedartown

Cedartown, Ga. – December 28, 2016:  Can a metal highway sign double as a welcome mat? According to Jeffery Baker, it certainly can. Baker grew up in Cedartown, familiar with the ins and outs of growing up in a small town. But in 2005, he found himself nearly 7,000 miles away from home in war-ravagedContinue Reading