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Villa Rica Mayor J. Collins questions what else can be done to prevent accidents like Tuesday morning’s train and truck collision from happening again.
Georgia Department of Human Services Commissioner Keith Horton, on Tuesday, announced the location of two pilot projects for public-private partnerships in the foster care system.
Carroll County Schools Superintendent Scott Cowart says the College and Career Ready Performance Index for the 2012-13 school year released this week by the state board of education, “confirms and validates where we thought we were in Carroll County."
A bank account has been opened to benefit the children of a Carrollton woman who was killed in a car wreck in Polk County Friday.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help ProBuild fill as many as 50 jobs for a new manufacturing facility opening in June in Villa Rica. The plant will assemble wood roofing and flooring truss systems.
Community Events
Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon is offering a firearms familiarization class on Saturday, May 3rd from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The instruction is designed for females who would like to become familiar with the use of firearms. Class participants are asked to furnish their own weapon and ammunition. The six hour program will consist of both classroom and range instruction. There is no charge
The Community and Government Affairs Team of the Haralson County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Candidate Forum on Monday, April 28th, 6:30 p.m. at West Georgia Technical College, Murphy Campus in Waco. They want to encourage everyone to take this opportunity to meet the candidates. Each candidate will be given time to address their platform. If time allows, they will open the floor
Mount Zion Public Library, 4455 Mount Zion Road, Mt. Zion will be having their "Golden Egg Hunt", Tuesday, April 1st - Wednesday, April 30th. Learn your community! Five Golden Eggs will be hidden around the City of Mount Zion. Below is a clue to the area each Golden egg is hidden. If you find the Golden Egg you will need to take it to the Mount Zion Public Library to receive your
You are responsible for yourself, your safety and your health! Toss aside your inhibitions and join Squarely Dancercise! Dance walking, is becoming a phenomenon in larger cities, so why not in our town?  Join them at the AMP on Monday - Friday at 5:30 p.m. beginning Tuesday, April 1st. Take your water, earplugs, IPhone or IPod loaded with your favorite music and they'll dance walk your
The Easter Eggstravaganza will be held on Saturday, April 19th (the day before Easter) from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at PCC, 87 Blackstock Road, Villa Rica. Take your family, invite your friends, and plan to spend the afternoon together. They will have moonwalks,
Feed the Sheep Ministries, 10th Annual Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 12th from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Bremen Recreation Department, 425 River Circle Drive, Bremen. Rain date will be Saturday, April 19th. Hunt times:
Carrollton Teen Theatre Improv InTeensive Workshop and Performances will be held on Tuesday, May 27th - Friday, May 30th from 6-9 p.m. Planned workshop activities all day on Friday are optional. Instructor:  Tommy Futch. Fee: $25. Register on line at
Carrollton Teen Theatre Auditions for Disney's Beauty and the Beast for ages 13-19 will be held on Saturday, May 17th at 10 a.m. and Monday, May 19th, at 6 p.m. at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center in the Theatre Rehearsal Room. Call 770-838-1083 fo
The Carroll County Cultural Arts Alliance will present the 2014 Arts Gala on Tuesday, May 13th from 7-9 p.m. at the Depot on Bradley. Admission will be for 2014-2015 membership in the Arts Alliance. Gala Chair:  Linda Fulford. Call the Carrollton Cul
Gary Curtis will present Watercolors in the Roush Gallery and Donald Holdman will present Layers in the Galleria at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, Friday, May 9th - Friday, June 27th. Opening reception will be Friday, May 9th from 5-7 p.m.
The Georgia Kiwanis Art and Music Showcase will be held on Saturday, April 26th at 3 p.m. at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center. It will feature music and art winners from Kiwanis Clubs throughout the state. Both galleries will be used for the art c
The 33rd Annual Haralson County Wildlife Association's Trout Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday, May 10th from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Jimmy Smith's Farm located on Corinth Poseyville Road just east of Buchanan. The event is for children throug
The Air Force Canned Food Drive will be held Monday, March 24th through Friday, April 18th. Boxes are set up at Walmart, Sears, Lowes, Kroger and Ingles. All the food will go to support local food kitchens. For more information call SSgt Jared Bryant at 7
The Carroll County 4-H club is now signing up for Summer Camp at Rock Eagle 4-H Center the week of June 9th - 13th. Children in the 4th through 6th grade may attend. For more information call the 4-H office at 770-836-8546.
Carrollton United Methodist Church, 206 Newnan Street, Carrollton will be having Holy Week on Monday, April 14th - Friday, April 18th at 12 noon. They will have a free lunch and a worship celebration that welcomes all Christians, no matter what your creed
Carrollton Elementary School will accept Pre-K applications for the 2014-2015 school year from Tuesday, April 8th through Friday, April 11th. Children whose birthdates are from September 2, 2009 through September 1, 2010 and who reside in the state of Geo
Jones Elementary School in Bremen is now scheduling appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2014/2015 school year. Registration will be Wednesday, April 23rd at the school. Please call 770-537-5596 to schedule an appointment.
Miss Dogwood Beauty Pageant will be held on Friday, April 11th at the Tallapoosa Civic & Cultural Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. Rehearsal and registration will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 10th. For more information call Phyllis Payton at 770-842-7061 or
The 29th Annual Dogwood Arts & Crafts Fair, sponsored by the Tallapoosa Historical Society will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 12th on Head Avenue in historic Tallapoosa. The parade will be at 2 p.m. Interested craft vendors contact Ann C
There will be a Car Show downtown Bremen on the second Saturday of each month, April through October at 5 p.m. Everyone welcome to attend. For more information call Tommy Smith at 770-537-6958 or 770-294-8625.
The 19th Annual Easter Carnival and Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 19th from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m., with the Egg Hunt starting promptly at 2 p.m. Thousands of eggs, Easter Bunny, Face Painting, Inflatable Bouncers, Kiddie Train Ride, Food & Mu
Church News
Highland Baptist Church, 1541 Highway 78 west in Tallapoosa will be having their Spring Revival on Monday, April 21st - Wednesday, April 23rd at 7 p.m. Brother Kenny Gray from Friendship Baptist Church will deliver the message, and they will have special music each night. Everyone welcome to attend.
Lowell United Methodist Church, 180 Lowell Lane, Carrollton will be having their Homecoming Service on Sunday, May 4th at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Rev. Tim Constein. A covered dish lunch will follow immediately after the service. For more information call 770-854-5804.
Bowdon First United Methodist Church, Wedowee Street, Bowdon will be having a Hobo Supper on Saturday, April 26th from 4 -7 p.m. Plates will be $7.00 each and they will have beans, pototoes, slaw, onions, cornbread, dessert & tea. Dine in or carry out. Everyone welcome to attend.
Mountain View Baptist Church, 1928 Highpoint Road, Bowdon will be having their Easter Play - The Price of Love on Sunday, April 20th at 10:30 a.m. & Saturday, April 26th at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome to attend.
The Ladies of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, cordially invites the church ladies of Carroll and Haralson counties to the Thirty-Second Annual Ecumenical Quiche Luncheon in the parish center on Thursday, April 24th at Twelve Noon. No reservations are needed. A nursery will not be provided.
The Music Ministry of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Whitesburg will present their Annual Spring Concert, Spring Forth in Praise on Saturday, April 26th at 5 p.m. Guest soloists will be Rev. Ada Long, & Rev. Richard L. Hoard, Introducing Musician, Mr. Tim Gurley, and Guest Guitarist, Mr. Bobby Harris. Join them for refreshments after the concert. Everyone welcome to attend. For more
Pine Grove Baptist Church, Tallapoosa will be having their Revival on Monday, April 21st - Friday, April 25th at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Brother Darren Robinson, special singing each night. Everyone welcome to attend.
New Springs Church, Roosterville Road, Franklin will be having their Fish Fry on Saturday, April 26th from 12 noon - until. Plates will be $10.00 each. All proceeds will go to their building fund. Everyone welcome.
I Care Enough International Ministries will be having a 4k at 9 a.m. & 10 k at 10 a.m. at Hobbs Farm, Green Belt on Saturday, April 26th, for all ages walk or run. They are raising money for missions. Everyone welcome to attend. For more information contact Kenneth Rooks at iceusa442@aol.com
Five Points Baptist Church, county road 6 just off Highway 431, south of I-20, Cleburne County will be having a Dinner at 4:30 p.m. & Gospel Singing, 6 p.m. central time  on Saturday, April 26th. The singers will be Second Coming, & The Master's Quartet. Everyone welcome. For more information call 678-416-1173 or 256-253-2850.
Verdon Chapel Baptist Church, Alabama Highway 46, halfway between Ranburne & Heflin will be having their Revival on Wednesday, April 2nd - Friday, April 4th at 6:30 p.m. and their Youth Revival on Saturday, April 5th at 10 a.m. central time. The Evangelist for Wednesday will be Mark Cooper, Thursday, David Phillips, Friday, Jamie Rollins, and Saturday, Adam Kirk. Everyone invited to attend.
Providence Baptist Church, 1519 Providence Church Road, Tallapoosa will be having their 7th Annual Wild Game Dinner on Friday, April 25th, dinner at 6:30 p.m., speaker at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Curtis Pixler,  admission will be $10.00. Fo
Bowdon Church of God, 1030 West College Street, Bowdon will be having their Easter Celebration on Saturday, April 12th from 2 - 4 p.m. They will have food, prizes, stone hunt, games and candy. Everything will be free. Take a bag or basket for the stone hu
Freedom Baptist Church, 2124 Frank Ledbetter Memorial Drive, Ranburne will be having a meal at 5, and play, Days of Elijah, at 6:30 p.m. (Georgia time)  on Saturday, April 19th. Tickets will be $8.00 each. For more information or tickets call the chu
Carrollton United Methodist Church, 206 Newnan Street, Carrollton will be having Holy Week on Monday, April 14th - Friday, April 18th at 12 noon. They will have a free lunch and a worship celebration that welcomes all Christians, no matter what your creed
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Tallapoosa will be having a Grief Share every Thursday night from 6:30 - 8 p.m. through May 8th. Workbooks will be $20.00.
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Join B92 as at Lake Carroll April 26th Lawn Equipment on Bankhead Highway in Carrollton . We’re giving away great prizes including: a Stihl ms 170 chainsaw, Stihl bg 55 blower, tickets for Jason Aldean, family packs of passes to the Chattanooga Imax, Discovery Museum And Tennessee Aquarium, and passes to the Georgia Renaissance Festival.
Join us Kiss 102.7 Saturday, April 26th, from 9 AM to noon at the Southwire Corporate Office parking lot for the Keep Carroll Beautiful Spring Electronics Recycling Event.  Bring your conked out computers, monitors, laptops, printers, and office electronics.
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