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Police are using DNA evidence to connect a man recently convicted for assault in Carroll County to a cold case rape from 20-years ago.
Goodwill of Carrollton is hosting a large job fair in Villa Rica Tuesday.
It’s that time of year again! West Georgia Technical College prepares for this year’s Homecoming festivities with a week of events for students, faculty and the community. Homecoming kicks off October 20 and draws to a close October 25.
Georgia Alliance Honors Hospital for Outstanding Community Contributions
Hunters in west Georgia are excited about the first weekend of firearms season for hunting deer and bear starting this Saturday.
U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement on the spread of Ebola in the United States.
Kids will soon be getting into costume and heading out for a night of trick of treating. Many kids will be walking the roads of all the local neighborhoods in search of a fortune in candy. Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon wants them to trick-or-treat safely.
Two female police officers have filed charges of unlawful discrimination against the city of Temple Police Department.
 A Tanner Health System infection-prevention official on Wednesday stressed that hospital staff is prepared to catch and isolate effectively any patient that would come in with Ebola symptoms and a positive travel history.
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to lock their vehicle doors overnight and bring inside their homes anything of value after they say thieves broke into at least ten vehicles earlier this week in a single Carroll County neighborhood.
The UWG Ingram Library's Penelope Melson Society is taking students and the west Georgia community back to the 1940’s with their new exhibit titled “Over Here and Over There: Georgia and Georgians in World War II.
The Executive Director of Keep Carroll Beautiful says the group’s previous E-Recycling efforts have collected well over 900,000 pounds of un-used electronics. She says, these are items that otherwise could have been disposed of improperly and leaked toxins in local land-fills.
As Carroll Meth Awareness Coalition volunteers prepare for their ninth-annual awareness summit, the group’s chairman says he is sure their efforts are making a difference in the community.
Tallapoosa is making arrangements to refurbish city water tanks in desperate need of repair.
Some are calling for the U.S. to shut down all flights from West Africa while Ebola concerns continue. But, Georgia’s third district congressman Lynn Westmoreland says that may not be a good option.
Community Events
The Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park Association is trying to get contact information for all veterans of WWII who are living in Carroll County in order to send a written invitation to attend the upcoming Veterans Day Program there on Saturday, November 8 at 10:00 a.m.
The Villa Rica High School Fine Arts Department will present Fine ARToberfest on Thursday, October 30th in the Ann Anders Gym at VRHS.
There will be a Georgia Hunter Education Course on Tuesday, October 28th & Thursday, October 30th at the Carrollton Police Department. Free. You must attend both nights. If born on or after January 1, 1961 and you hunt land other than your own, y
Fruithurst Elementary School Annual Fall Festival will be held on Thursday, October 23rd from 5 - 7:30 p.m. They will have a cake walk, toy walk, games, bouncy house and slide, mechanical bull ride, live DJ in dance room, sweet shop, pizza, chips,
Senior Fall Festival and Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, October 28th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m at Sewell Mill, 126 Hamilton Avenue, Bremen for adults age 55 and older in Haralson County. They will have door prizes, educational booths, exhibits, entertainmen
The Bowdon Christmas Parade will be held on Thursday, November 6th 5:30 p.m., and will start at the high school and will end with Santa lighting the live Christmas tree in Heritage Park. Everyone invited to attend.
Music Monday will be held on Monday, October 27th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Jerry Rogers will be playing in the park. Take your blankets and lawn chairs. Buy a to-go meal from one  of their local restaurants and enjoy the fall weather and some music
Bowdon Clean-up Day will be held on Saturday, October 25th, from 8 am - 12 noon. Meet at the small lot to the right side of the old Bowdon Inn. Everyone invited to help.
The Community Christian Council Food Bank of Haralson County, in the old Holcombe's Foodland building at 734 Bowdon Street in Tallapoosa will be changing their hours of operation, beginning November 6th. At this time they will open on Thursday ONLY of
There will be a Rabies Clinic on Saturday, October 25th from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Helton Howland Park, Tallapoosa. One year vaccine for $12.00 each for dogs, cats, puppies, & kittens. All dogs must be on a leash, and cats must be in a cat carrier. Host
The world renowned Sichuan Opera Company of China will present their first and only appearance in Georgia of their magnificent production of an adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play "Desire Under the Elms" at the Joshua R. Mabry Center for
There will be a Benefit for Jason Rowell, who is fighting cancer on Saturday, November 8th,5 p.m. at Milltown Music Hall, in Bremen. Admission will be $10.00. The benefit will feature Brandon Wylie, Chris Garner, Harms Way & Southern Komfort. Everyone
Calling all singers! Have you ever performed Handel's Messiah or wished you could? The Carroll Symphony Orchestra plans to make your wish come true by inviting you to join them in a Messiah Sing-a-Long on December 18th at 7:30 p.m. at the Townsend Cen
The Annual Ruby Green Yard Sale is in memory of their employee that lost her fight against breast cancer. Please donate your items and make a donation to this worthwhile cause where all money raised stays here locally to help provide low cost mammograms a
The 2014 Carrollton Lions Club Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, October 24th at Sunset Hills Country Club with noon registration and lunch. Entry fee will be $400.00 per team. Shotgun at 1 p.m., refreshments & prizes 5 p.m. For more inf
Ephesus Public Library will be having a Fall Book Sale, running from Thursday, October 23rd through Saturday, November 1st. They will furnish a bag that you can fill up for $5.00, or you can buy items separately. Great books, great prices, Everyone welcom
There will be a Benefit Concert for Eli & Kade Burkhart on Sunday, October 26th, 12 noon at the Mt. Zion Park, across from the Mt. Zion City Hall, 4455 Mt. Zion Road. The boys were born with Epidermolysis Bullosa, a rare skin disease that causes the s
Carrollton Fall Festival and Halloween Extravaganza on the Square will be held on Saturday, October 25th from 10 a.m. - noon, Adamson Square, Carrollton. They will have trick or treat from shop to shop, games, inflatables, music and a costume contest
The Bowdon Merchants and Citizens Guild will be having their annual Bowdon by Candlelight, on Thursday, November 6th with a window decorating contest. They will be asking all merchants to decorate their store fronts for an opportunity to win a paid, half
Haralson County Veterans 10th Annual Freedom Ride will be held on Saturday, November 8th, rain date, Saturday, November 15th. Event registration will be at 9 a.m., ride time, 10:30 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Tallapoosa and end at Helton Howland Veter
Church News
Steadman Baptist Church, 5 miles north of Tallapoosa, Steadman Road will be having their Annual Harvest Celebration on Saturday, October 25th from 6-8 p.m. They will have Trunk or treat, lots of candy, games & hotdogs. Everyone welcome.
Mt. View Baptist Church, 256 Mt. View Loop, Buchanan, will be having their Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 25th at 4 p.m. They will have food, fun, fellowship, door prizes, games, blessings, and a hay ride. Everyone invited .
Valley View Baptist Church, 338 Wraymine Road, Buchanan, will be having a Singing on Sunday, November 2nd at 11 a.m. The singers will be The Dove Brothers Quartet. Everyone welcome to attend.
Grace Baptist Church, 1323 Harlan Lane Road, Villa Rica will be having their Old Fashion Day on Sunday, October 26th at 10:30 a.m. The singers will be The Servers. Everyone welcome
West Georgia Worship Center, 2815 Old Bushmill Road, Bremen will be having their Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 25th from 5-7 p.m They will have games, food, hayrides and candy. Everyone welcome.
Valley View Baptist Church, 338 Wraymine Road, Buchanan will be having their Fall Festival on Friday, October 31st from 7 p.m. They will have free games, free hotdog plates and drinks, hayride, apple bobbing, trunk or treat, country store, costume contest
Center West Missionary Baptist Church, County Road 313, Delta, Alabama will be having The Great Savior's Roundup on Saturday, October 25th from 5-8 p.m. There will be food, games, pictures, hayride, prizes and lots of fun with the cowboy preacher, Dav
Kansas Baptist Church, 2965 North Highway 100, Waco will be having their "Give In Grace" Free Yard Sale on Saturday, November 8th form 7 a.m. 12 noon at their Family Life Center. All items are free to those that need them. Lunch provided, a free
Concord United Methodist Church, 4682 South Hickory Level Road, Carrollton will be having a Christian Music Concert on Saturday, October 25th from 3 - 7 p.m. Take your own chairs, and blankets. Admission will be $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 10 an
Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, 602 Cedartown Avenue, Tallapoosa will be having their Ushers Anniversary on Sunday, October 26th at 3 p.m. The speaker will be Brenard Campbell. Refreshments served after the service. Everyone welcome to attend.
Riverside Baptist Church, Tallapoosa will be hosting their annual fall festival on Saturday, October 25th from 4 - 7 p.m. Activities include a cake walk, sack race, dart board, go fish, roast marshmallows and a hay ride along with other activities. There
First Baptist Church, Bremen will be having their Saintly Treat House on Friday, October 31st from 5:30-7:30 p.m. They will have a free hotdog dinner, candy, games, inflatables, and more. Everyone welcome. For  more information call 770-537-2371.
Lowell United Methodist Church, 180 Lowell Lane, Carrollton will host a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 25th from 4-5:30p.m. at the church. Games, prizes, face painting, cupcake decorating, hotdogs,chips and lemonade and more. Children can wear th
Salem Baptist Church, 344 Salem Church Road, Tallapoosa willl be having a Building Fund Benefit Singing and Meal on Saturday, November 1st at 7 p.m. The Spaghetti Dinner will start at 5 p.m., Adult Plate $7.00, Child's plate $5.00. The singers will be
Bremen First United Methodist Church, 321 Hamilton Avenue, Bremen will be having their Trunk or Treat Fall Festival on Sunday, October 26th from 5-7:30 pm. Everyone welcome.
Roopville Road Baptist Church, 835 North Highway 27, will be having their Annual Hallelujah Night Festival, on Friday, October 31st from 6-8 p.m. They will have hayrides, inflatables, games, and free food. Everyone welcome.
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 1003 Pleasant Grove Church Road, Villa Rica will be having a Hallelujah Night on Friday, October 31st at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
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