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Villa Rica makes national news on Wednesday for a baptism video that has gone viral.
For the second consecutive year, Becker's Hospital Review has named Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica among the nation’s "100 Great Community Hospitals," a list based on community hospitals' accolades, quality and service to their communities.
 A winning Georgia Lottery instant ticket has revealed a surprising prize for one lucky Carrollton warehouse worker.
On 08-31-15 a citizen witnessed a suspicious person on Parkway Circle.
Local authorities are awaiting lab results on human skeletal remains discovered Saturday at a long abandoned house on Coppermine Road near the Haralson - Paulding County line.
A couple of young entrepreneurs from Carrollton are developing a handy accessory for our I-Phones and Androids.
With qualifying for local municipal races about two weeks away, we have already heard from several residents who are preparing to run for office.
On its face, I am a supporter for capital punishment.
On 08/19/15 Villa Rica Police began investigating an armed robbery at the United Community Bank.
Villa Rica Police have arrested a Villa Rica- Paulding County man in connection with Wednesday’s armed robbery of United Community Bank.
A former vice-chairman on the Haralson County Board of Education is indicted this week on eight counts of child molestation.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will assist several other organizations with a career expo in Carrollton on Tuesday, Sept. 1.
Special Agent in Charge (SAC) J. Britt Johnson, in conjunction with Chief Michael P. Mansour, Villa Rica Police Department, requests the public’s assistance with regard to today’s armed bank robbery at the United Community Bank, Villa Rica, Georgia. 
Villa Rica Police and the FBI are investigating an alleged armed robbery this afternoon at the United Community Bank on West Bankead Hwy.
The Villa Rica City Council recently modified its golf cart ordinance in response to a high level of concern for occupant safety as well as pedestrians in neighborhoods and downtown Villa Rica.
Community Events
During the month of September, Ephesus Public Library will have a Quilt Display in their lobby display case. Quilts are on loan from Judy and Robert Rogers, Paige Rogers, Clenette Todd, Phyllis Wiggins, and Colleen Workman. The quilts were handcrafted by
Just Us Ministries Food Bank, 904 Youngs Farm Road, Cedartown will be giving away food on Tuesday, September 1st & Thursday, September 3rd from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. They don't ask for money just trying to spread the blessings.
Tallapoosa Community Blood Drive will be held on Thursday, September 10th, from 1:30 - 6:30 p.m at First United Methodist Church Social Hall. To schedule an appointment, please access redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: tall. Presenting donors will
West Haralson Elementary School Fall Festival will be held on Thursday, October 8th from 5 - 7 p.m at West Haralson Elementary School. They will have games, raffles, fire trucks, announcement of the Queens and Kings for each grade level. This is the bigge
Gracie Kilgore is 3 years old, born on January 24, 2012. She is the daughter of Charles and Hailey Kilgore, and granddaughter of Hollis Fire chief Dan and Stacey Hopkins, and Melissa Williams and Phil Delong. Gracie was born with Gastroschisis, (short gut
The West Georgia Youth Range Association will be having their 8th Annual Fun Shoot on Saturday, October 10th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The West Georgia Youth Range is located on Budapest Cemetery Road (Landfill Road) in Waco. The event will be open to the pub
There will be a Foster Family Fun Day With Appreciation & Recruitment on Saturday, September 19th from 2- 6 p.m. at Possum Snout Arena, 55 US Highway 78, Tallapoosa. They will have a talent show, balloons, face painting, pony rides, sack races, 3 legg
It's back to school time, and they are excited about the beginning of the new school year. If you are interested in being part of their Mentoring or Volunteer Programs it's not too late to sign up. For more information contact Cindy Wilson or Patt
Bowdon Middle School Softball Team & Bowdon High School Girl's Basketball Team will be having a Chicken que on Friday, September 4th before the BHS Pepperell Football game. Chicken Que plates will be $8.00 each and will include 1/2 chicken, slaw,
There will be a free program about Hank Williams at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center on Friday, September 11th at 7:30 p.m. The show will be a mixture of readings from the book, live performances of some of Hank's songs by a local band, and recordi
Lucky Paws Humane Society will be having a Rabies Clinic on Saturday, September 12th from 2 - 5 p.m. at Helton Howland Park, Highway 78, Tallapoosa. Cost will be $12.00 per animal, cash only, please! Drive thru vaccination done at your car. Take as many p
If you're a Villa Rica business looking to get plugged into the community, join them on the third Wednesday of the month at  211 Main Street in historic downtown Villa Rica. Networking begins at 8:15 a.m. and includes light refreshments and door
The Villa Rica Farmers Market is a community market for farmers, hobby gardeners, artists and crafters. They are open Tuesdays through September from 4 - 7 p.m. They are located at The Mill Amphitheater, 106 Temple Street in downtown Villa Rica. Be sure t
If you played in a high school or college symphonic band and would like to play again, the Carroll Community Wind Ensemble invites you to join them for their fall season. The CCWE rehearses Tuesday evenings at the Central Middle School band room from 7-9
The Haralson County High School baseball program will have a Boston butt and Brunswick stew sale on Saturday, September 12th. Smoked Boston butts (in a box) for $30.00 each and a gallon of Walker Brunswick stew for $25.00 are available. For a $5.00 discou
The No Longer Bound Thrift Store has clothing and footwear for the family, toys, home decorating items, TV's and other media, and furniture (both gently used and new furniture custom-made to order by men of No Longer Bound. Also see the extensive coll
Waco Fest will be held on Saturday, September 12th with arts & crafts, entertainment and food all day. Free kids games and inflatables. Parade will be at 11 a.m. with a street dance and band at 7 p.m. There will also be a $200.00 prize. Everyone welco
The 36th Annual Paulding Meadows Arts & Crafts Festival will be held on Saturday, September 12th & Sunday, September 13th. The event includes over 200 local and regional craft vendors, entertainment, performances by the high school bands, and conc
All Carroll EMC offices will close Monday, September 7, 2015 in observance of Labor Day. During the one-day closing, make payments at the kiosks, automated phone payment system (770-832-3552), online at carrollemc.com or via the free Carroll EMC mobile ap
The City of Villa Rica is sponsoring a Flag Design Contest. The contest is open to City of Villa Rica residents, businesses, and organizations, from amateurs to professional graphic designers. Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, September 28
Church News
Tallapoosa Community Blood Drive will be held on Thursday, September 10th, from 1:30 - 6:30 p.m at First United Methodist Church Social Hall. To schedule an appointment, please access redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: tall. Presenting donors will
EL-Bethel Missionary Baptist, 5991 Highway 34, Franklin will be having their Jubilee meeting on Saturday, September 5th at 6 p.m.The speaker will be Chris Hewett. Everyone welcome.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Muscadine will be having their Revival on Sunday, August 30th at 11:30 a.m. Georgia time, & Monday, August 31st - Wednesday, September 2nd at 7 p.m They will have special singing each night and different speakers
Outreach Tabernacle, 1351 County Road 31, Muscadine will be having their Gospel Singing on Saturday, September 12th, 5 p.m. Alabama time, 6 p.m. Georgia time. The singers will be Stanley Turner, & Faith, Hope & Charity. Everyone welcome. For more
Calvary Baptist Church, 312 Atlantic Avenue, Bremen will be having their Community Free Food Truck on Thursday, September 3rd from 10 a.m. - noon. You must register to receive food. Do not line up before 8:30 a.m.
First Methodist Church of Bremen will be having a Benefit for West Georgia Baptist Church in Temple for their building fund on Saturday, September 19th at 6 p.m. The singers will be The Diplomats and Connells. Concessions available. Tickets, 8.00 in advan
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Come join WKNG at 31st Waco Fest the Annual Fall Festival Saturday September 12th as we broadcast from 9AM until 1 PM.  The 31st Waco Fest the Annual Fall Festival will have Breakfast, a Parade, lots of Arts & crafts, horseshoes, a street dance, plus food & entertainment. Bremen and Haralson County High School bands will perform after the parade; there also will be free games for kids,
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