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High schools in the Carroll County school district have implemented a new advising system for students which they hope will not only help them set schedules and be on track for graduation, but also help them prepare for life after high school.
Bremen city council approves lowering the millage rate for residents living on both the Haralson County side and the Carroll County side during a regular scheduled meeting this week.
The man accused of forcing his way onto a Carroll County school bus and punching the driver last spring has been indicted by a Carroll County grand jury.
Doctors at Wake Forest Medical Center in North Carolina say former Carrollton High School football standout Zach Gordon is recovering from what was described as a serious, non-life threatening spinal injury.
Carrollton High School Band Director Chris Carr confirmed Monday that the University of Alabama “Million Dollar” Marching Band will appear with the Carrollton Trojan Marching Band at the 2014 Trojan football home opener at Grisham Stadium.
A Paulding County man reportedly tests negative for the Ebola virus after he became ill shortly after his return to the U.S. from a trip to Africa.
Over ten months ago, the House subpoenaed emails from various Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials regarding the botched Healthcare.gov rollout.
A 50-year old Temple man was killed Saturday when his vehicle left the interstate and struck trees.
Several Carrollton businesses are featured in a new Wall Street Journal article focused on the difficulty that small businesses seem to be having obtaining loans compared to most other types of business and consumer loans.
Local state representatives Cooke, Hightower, Nix, Kelley and Smith; and state senators Dugan, Crane and Heath all receiving high ratings this week from the state office of the National Federation of Independent Business.
Carrollton High and Central High School were both labeled as ‘alert schools’ by the Georgia Department of Education this week.
The city of Tallapoosa likes to eliminate what they call their ‘bad debt list’ at this time of the year. The city pays for the utility-type bills that have been left outstanding by users.
Bremen-city residents could be paying less for homeowners insurance soon after the city fire department receives a new Insurance Service Office rating.
Bowdon Mayor Keith Crawford announced this week that the city is looking for an interim-city manager following the sudden resignation of Jimmy Meigs this month.
Asa Candler.
Thomas Dorsey…
and now, “Rod Man.” Villa Rica’s three favorite sons perhaps?
Community Events
Stepping into the future will hold free seminars with online job opportunities at Lavender Recreational Center at Carrollton Parks and Recreational Cultural Arts every 1st Tuesday of the Month from 10am until noon.
The Carroll County Recreation Department Gymnastics is a year round program. They are proud to offer gymnastic classes for boys and girls ages walking through eighteen years old.
There will be a Charity Golf Event for Amy Jennings Dollar who has stage 2 breast cancer on Friday, September 19th at Oak Mountain Championship Golf, 409 Birkdale Boulevard, Carrollton. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., Shotgun start at 10 a.m. To
If you are interested in being a sponsor or a runner in the 5K Run For The Books in Buchanan you are encouraged to contact the Buchanan Library for an application at 770-646-3369. The individual runner fee will be $20.00 and includes a t-shirt. If yo
Spotlighting Peace Education will be held on Friday, September 19th at Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, 7 - 7:30 p.m., Saturday, September 20th, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at UWG, and Sunday, September 21st, 8 - 8:30 a.m. at Kennedy Chapel at UWG. For more inf
The Red Cross Shelter Drill will be held on Saturday, August 23rd from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Muliti-purpose room, Coweta County Parks & Recreation Center, 39 Hospital Road, Newnan. Red Cross volunteers, businesses, faith-based organizations, civic a
The Annual Rapha Clinic Yard Sale will be held on Friday, August 22nd and 23rd at the Rapha Clinic, 253 Highway 78, Temple. Sale begins at noon on the 22nd and at 8 a.m. on the 23rd. All proceeds will benefit the Rapha free medical clinics in Temple and B
There will be a Cruise in on Saturday, August 23rd in Bowdon at 5 p.m. Jerry Rollins and friends will be playing. Proceeds will go to Bowdon Main Street to help revitalize downton.
There will be a Community Forum on Thursday, August 21st at Wright Way BBQ and Wings, in Bremen at 6 p.m. They will have some news to share with you and a few changes coming for 2015 for Relay for Life. It is important they have your input. For 30 ye
The 1st Annual Greater Haralson Chamber Golf Classic will be held on Monday, October 6th at the The Lion Golf Club, 400 Tom Murphy Industrial Blvd. in Bremen. Shot Gun Start will be 11:30 a.m.
Sips 'n Strokes Painting Workshop will be for ages 21 and up and is an optimistic, creative class for folks who want to learn the basics of acrylic painting in the company of great friends and their favorite beverage. (Take your own beverage). The one
The acrylic painting workshop, landscapes and lemonade will be held on Saturday, August 30th, 1 -3 p.m. in classroom #1 at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, for children ages 5 to 15 and a parent or guardian. The fee will be $20.00 per child, plus $20.
The CCTPA monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 19th, 7 p.m. at the Stallings Center, 118 S. White Street, Carrollton. The program will feature a panel discussion by teachers and parents about the new common core standards. Topics of discus
The 8th Annual Alzheimer's Resource Day will be held on Tuesday, August 19th at Carroll EMC Auditorium. Registration will be 5 - 5:30 p.m. Dinner provided by Agape Hospice Care, Program will be from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. This free education seminar is desi
Have you ever wanted to check out African Drumming? Well, now you can, for free, and they will provide a drum for you on Tuesday, August 12 from 6:30 - 8 p.m., classroom #1 at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center. You can just show up, or email tomharris57
Sand Hill Elementary will have their first parent involvement information session on Tuesday, August 19th, that is open to all Sand Hill Elementary School parents. This will be an informal meeting allowing you access to information regarding plans fo
The girls will learn two routines in the season and will perform them in a yearly recital in May. Classes are $40.00 per month. Classes wll meet by age division:  Age 2-5, 3:15 - 3:45,  age 6 - 9, 3:45 - 4:30 - and age 10 and up, 4:30 - 5:15
Ephesus Library has new T-shirts that are sure to be a hit with library lovers. For a $10.00 donation you can receive one of these shirts. They are gray with a beautiful drawing of the library, drawn by local artist Annice Sorrells. They have adult s
The online courses wll be held on Thursday, August 21st & Thursday, November 13th  from 6 - 8 p.m., They will have their  traditional classroom course on Tuesday, September 16th & Thursday, September 18th, & Tuesday, October 7th
The Upper Cane Creek and Fruithurst Volunteer Fire Departments are hosting the 1st Annual Memorial Firefighter 5k and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, September 13th, 9 a.m. at Coleman Lake Campground. Proceeds from the event will go to support the Fruithurst Vo
Church News
Oak Hill Church of God of Prophecy, 560 Morgan Road, Temple will be having their Youth Revival on Friday, August 29th, & Saturday, August 30th at 7 p.m. and Sunday, August 31st at 11 a.m. Chucky Chandler will be preaching. There will be an ice cream s
The West Georgia Church of Christ, 1310 North Park Street, Carrollton will be hosting a series of Gospel Sermons delivered by David Powell on Sunday, August 24th - Wednesday, August 27th at 7 p.m. On Sunday, the 24th  they will have Friends and Famil
Douglas Chapel Church of God, 9658 Highway 166, Winston will be having their Homecoming on Sunday, August 24th at 10:30 a.m. The special singers will be "Rugged" and the speaker will be Homer Wilburn. Everyone welcome to attend.
Oak Hill Church of God of Prophecy, 560 Morgan Road, Temple will be hosting a "5th Quarter on Friday, August 22nd after Temple's Home Game from 10:30 - midnight. They will have pizza and a movie "God's Not Dead".
Eastside Baptist Church, 42 Little New York Road, Carrollton will be having a Singing and Lunch on Sunday, September 14th at 10:30 a.m. The singers will be By Grace. Everyone invited to attend.
West Georgia Worship Center, Highway 27, Bremen will be having a Gospel Singing on Saturday, August 23rd at 6 p.m. The singers will be Jeremy & Krista Wilkes, Enlisted and Zion Quartet. No door charge, love offering taken. For more information call Ke
There will be a Blood Drive at Fullerville Baptist Church, 423 Old Town Road, Villa Rica on Monday, August 25th from 2 - 7 p.m. Please give, you just might save a life.
Crossroads Memorial Baptist Church, Yorkville area, will be having their Homecoming on Sunday, August 24th at 11 a.m. The singers will be Heirborn. Lunch will be served. Everyone welcome to attend.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, Tallapoosa will be having a Benefit Singing for Phyllis Vaughn for medical expenses on Sunday, August 24th at 6 p.m. The singers will be Rugged and Heavenly Echoes. Everyone invited to attend.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, Tallapoosa will be having their Revival on Monday, August 18th - Friday, August 22nd at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Brother Earl Partain, Sr. They will have special singing. Everyone welcome to attend.
Mountain View Baptist Church, 1928 High Point Road, Bowdon will be having their Revival on Monday, August 18th - Friday, August 22nd at 7 p.m., Wednesday night August 20th at 6:30 p.m. The singers will be The Dosses. Everyone welcome to attend.
Pleasant Hill Church, Highway 100 south will be having a Benefit Bar B Que Dinner for Danny Robinson on Saturday, August 23rd from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Plates will be $7.50 each. Everyone welcome to attend. For more information call 770-301-4427
Berachah Baptist Church, 2043 Highway 113 north, Temple will be having their Salute to America, on Monday, September 8th - Wednesday, September 10th at 7 p.m. The speakers wil be Brother Bud Stiltner on Monday, Brother Stinnett Ballew on Tuesday,
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