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A former vice-chairman on a local board of education is charged with child molestation.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is now recruiting workers to help Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) staff its manufacturing plant under construction in Lithia Springs.
Effective immediately:  GLASS is no longer accepted in the Single Stream Curbside Recycling Collection in the City of Carrollton.
Better employment figures and increases in housing numbers recently suggest that the west Georgia region is continuing an economic recovery, according to a report released this week by the Center For Business & Economic Research at University of West Georgia.
A pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle while walking alongside Bankhead Highway near Ferrell Drive Wednesday evening is in the intensive care unit at Atlanta hospital.
Carrollton High School senior, Katy Duncan has been named a semifinalist in the 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, one of the highest honors for high school students.
It’s time to break out your tuxedos and cowboy boots for West Georgia Technical College’s most anticipated fundraiser, Black Tie & Boots, with Tracy Lawrence as this year’s performer at the August 8th concert.
A new 'spray & splash' water park in Villa Rica that city officials hoped would be open this year will likely not be up and running until the summer of 2016.
Carrollton-based food distributor Walker's Foods hoped to clear up any public misconceptions regarding their recall of pork with sauce products, when a company official spoke with WLBB Radio Tuesday.
Buchanan City Council will need more time to decide who will serve the remaining term of a vacated city council seat.
Buchanan City Council is expected to appoint a qualified Buchanan resident to serve the remaining term of a vacated city council seat this evening.
The Carroll County Board of Education Monday adopted a tentative budget for the Carroll County school system's FY 2016.
Community Events
3rd Annual SHOOTING FOR A CURE To Benefit the CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION Sat, June 6 in Douglasville from 8am to 4pm
The Haralson County Veterans Association will be having their 19th annual Car Show & BBQ on Saturday, May 30th at 245 Robertson Avenue, right in front of the old elementary school in Tallapoosa. This is a free show for cars, trucks, and cycles, with f
There will be a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, May 27th, 12 p.m. at Victory Staffing & Home Health, 238 South Carroll Road, Villa Rica. Please RSVP by email precious@victorystaffingandhomecare.com or call the office at 404-474-8900.
There will be a Benefit Night for Firefighter Cris McBrayer who is battling Colorectal Cancer at Chick-fil-a, 1316 South Hwy. 27, Carrollton on Thursday, May 28th from 5 - 8 p.m. Chick-fil-a of Carrollton will be donating 15% of sales to Firefighter Cris
The Teen Summer Reading Program at Neva Lomason library includes LARPing sponsored by Dreamland Costumes and Specialties, an evening of gaming, arts and crafts, and books. Registration will begin on Monday, May 25th for teens ages eleven to seventeen. Joi
As of July 1, 2014, all persons born on or after January 1, 1998 that operate any motorized vessel on the waters of the state must have completed a boat education course approved by the department prior to such operation. There will be a Georgia Boating S
The Community Confidence Report for Drinking Water is now available for the City of Waco. For more information or to view this report visit Waco City Hall at 185 Atlantic Avenue, Waco, GA 30182 or call 770-537-3314
Everyone has a story! Readers will explore all things pertaining to heroes at this year's library Summer Reading Program. The 2015 Summer Reading Program is open to everyone, toddler to adult. Registration will be at their "Super Saturday" c
Tallatoona Head Start of Haralson County is taking applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Child must be 3 years old by September 1, 2015. The following items will be needed:  child's birth certificate, updated shot record (Form 3231), proof
Open Hands United Christian Ministry will be open every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 for food and every other Wednesday from 2:00 - 4:00 for financial assistance.
There will be a Car Cruise in Bremen every 2nd Saturday of the month downtown Bremen at 4 p.m. through October. Everyone welcome to attend. For more information call Tommy Smith at 770-294-8625.
Carroll County 4-H will go to the Rome Braves Game on Friday, June 5th from 4-10:30 p.m. Wear your red, white or blue to support the team. Please take money to buy dinner at the stadium as well as any other snacks or souvenirs that you may want. The cost
Carroll County 4-H will go to the World of Coke and Skyview Ferris Wheel on Thursday, June 4th from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Taste Coke recipes from around the world and learn about the history of America's favorite soft drink. Please take a minimum of $10.00
Carroll County 4-H will be going to Medieval Times on Wednesday, June 3rd from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Cheer on your favorite knights in shining armor and enjoy some delicious food. They will have a ice cream sundae party when they return to the Ag Center. Please
Join the Carroll County 4-H on Monday, June 1st from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Ag Center as they cook their lunch and dessert for the day. After lunch they will head to the Midtown Waterpark in Carrollton and enjoy some fun in the sun. Please take a swimsuit
On Tuesday, June 2nd the Carroll County 4-H will go to Zoo Atlanta from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. to hang out with the monkey's. Take a packed lunch, sunscreen and money for snacks or souvenirs at the zoo. The cost will be $15.00.
There is a Curfew for children in Tallapoosa, children 18 years old and younger is 11 p.m. on weeknights, and 12 p.m. on weekends. The children are walking the streets and breaking into buildings. Parents can get a ticket if the children do not abide by t
Community Christian Council Food Bank of Haralson County in the old Holcombe's Foodland Building, 734 Bowdon Street, Tallapoosa will be open every Thursday from 5 - 7 p.m. to serve Haralson County. Everyone qualified receives a box of food. They ask t
Church News
Lowell Congregational Holiness Church, 1725 Lowell Road, will be having a Benefit Singing for James and Donna Skipper on Friday, June 5th at 7 p.m. The groups featured will be Songs of Truth, & A Sound In The Distance. Everyone invited to attend. For
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Broad Street, Tallapoosa will be having their Vacation Bible School, "Everest:  The Coolest Week of the Summer" on Monday, June 8th through Friday, June 12th from 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon. Breakfast and lunch will be ser
Fullerville Baptist Church, 423 Old Town Road, Villa Rica will be having their Vacation Bible School on Monday, June 15th - Friday, June 19th from 7 - 9 p.m. For more information call 770-459-3977.
Tallapoosa Presbyterian Church, 5 Taliaferro Street, Tallapoosa will be having a Singing on Sunday, June 7th at 1:30 p.m. Clear River Chorus will be in Concert. Everyone welcome to attend.
Fruithurst Baptist Church, Fruithurst will be having their Vacation Bible School on Monday, June 1st - Friday, June 5th from 9 a.m. - 12 noon. All children invited to attend.
Steadman Baptist Church, 5 miles north of Tallapoosa on Steadman Road will be having their Vacation Bible School, Journey Off The Map on Monday, June 1st - Friday, June 5th. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and classes will start at 7 p.m. Classes for all
First Baptist Church, Tallapoosa will be having their Vacation Bible School, Journey Off The Map on Saturday, June 20th at 8:30 a.m. Children 3 years old through 12th grade are invited. For more information call 770-574-7697 or email ann@fbctallapoosa.org
Bremen First Presbyterian Church, 104 Lakeview Drive, Bremen will be having a Yard sale, bake sale items, hotdogs, and cold drinks on Saturday, June 6th from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Proceeds will support a birthing center in a remote area of Guatemala where the m
Corinth Baptist Church, 43 Rockmart Road, Bremen will be having their Vacation Bible School, "Journey Off The Map" on Sunday, May 31st - Thursday, June 4th from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Classes for all ages. Pre-register or more information call 770-646
Westview Baptist Church, 1910 Highway 78 west, Tallapoos will be having their Vacation Bible School, "Journey Off The Map" on Sunday, May 24th - Thursday, May 28th from 6 - 8 p.m. For more information call 770-658-4975.
Tallapoosa Church of Christ, 261 Georgia Highway 120, Tallapoosa will be having a church singing on Friday, May 29th from 7-9 p.m. Refreshments after the singing. For more information call 770-574-2885.
Corner Stone Baptist Church will be having their Kick off for Vacation Bible School on Saturday, May 30th at the Waco City Park from 4-6 p.m. They will have hotdogs, fun and Vacation Bible School registration. Their Vacation Bible School, "Journey Of
Mt. Paran Baptist Church, county road 40, Fruithurst will be having their Vacation Bible School on Sunday, May 31st from 6 - 8 p.m. and Monday, June 1st - Thursday, June 4th from 7 -9 p.m. The theme will be Blast to the Past. Classes for all ages, music,
Bremen First Baptist Church, 331 Pacific Avenue, Bremen will be having One Worship on Sunday, May 31st at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Curtis Pixler. All churches in the West Georgia area are invited to attend.
Covenant Life Church of God, 103 Atlantic Avenue, Bremen will be having Celebrate Recovery every Monday night. Dinner will be at 6 p.m., service at 7 p.m. Dessert following the meeting, child care provided.
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Wake up and smell the barbeque! Join B92 Country as head out to Kroger Saturday May 30th from 2 PM until 4 PM for a celebration of flavors from around the country.
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