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Ross to start term as new Rockmart Mayor

December 31, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The long-time Rockmart local won the election earlier in November with a 307-115 vote lead over runner-up Mark Lumpkin and will soon be sworn in.

Rockmart's Payne celebrated at final meeting of his tenure in office

December 18, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The Rockmart Council will have new faces at the beginning of the year, but with the addition of Ward 2's Marty Robinson and Ward 4's Mike Bradley comes the parting of long-time council member and Rockmart Mayor Pro-Tem James Payne.

Rockmart Council retires debt on City Hall

December 18, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

When the Rockmart Council held their latest meeting, they did so in a government complex that was officially paid off. The group has been working to retire the building debt for years now, and with the last official payment sent in this December, the city actually completed its financial obligation earlier than anticipated.

Mayor Miller honored in final meeting of two terms

December 16, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The Rockmart Council doesn’t typically end their meetings with a meal, but their latest session more than justified the various cakes, sandwiches, and drinks that occupied the room.

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.

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