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Carrollton Appears on Washington Post Rankings for Sixth Consecutive Year
Charges were filed against three Georgia men on Thursday after the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission investigated a video that showed a deer being beaten with a textbook.
A jury in Haralson County this week could decide the fate of a Buchanan man accused of murder.
Residents of a community just west of Carrollton city limits say they are looking forward to the placement of some much needed stop signs on one of their well-traveled roads next week.
A 35-year old Bowdon woman has filed a civil lawsuit against a former Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputy, who she claims engaged in "outrageous behavior" while he was in her home.
Conservative pastors from the Georgia Baptist Convention and Georgia Baptist Mission are pointing to last year’s threatened lawsuit over a mass baptism outside Villa Rica High School as an example why state lawmakers should pass a Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
...Flash flood watch remains in effect from 1 pm est this afternoon through late tonight
Two new members were sworn into service on the West Georgia Technical College Board of Directors at its January meeting by Carroll County Magistrate Judge William Brewer.
Carrollton city officials are currently looking into whether or not it is legal for the city to contribute tax-payer money to local non-profits.
Highlighting the 61st Annual Dinner of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce was the awarding of Citizen of the Year to Catherine Gordon, Horizon Award to Wayne Johnson, Entrepreneur of the Year to Tom Wysoczynski, and the Thomas S. Upchurch Workforce Education Award to Scott Cowart.
A 20-year old Villa Rica man could face animal-cruelty-related charges in another state after a video of what appears to be him hitting an injured deer in the head with a book goes viral this week.
We now know of three names that will likely be on the ballot for Georgia's 3rd congressional district to replace congressman Lynn Westmoreland this May.
However, still no potential qualifiers for that race coming out of Carroll County.
Carrollton City Schools has achieved “Partner in Prevention,” a nationally- recognized public standard to end child sexual abuse.
A second person has announced his intent to qualify for Georgia’s District Three Congressional seat race.
Carrollton Police are encouraging consumers to take a second look at that 20-dollar bill they received as change when shopping.
Community Events
Carrollton Elementary School has begun the kindergarten registration process for the 2016-2017 school year.
First Baptist Church Bremen will open Weekday Preschool registration on Tuesday, March 1st at 8 a.m. Registration will take place in the church office. Numbers will be placed outside the Welcome Center door at 6 a.m. Parents are welcome to take a number a
Bowdon Middle School will host their Annual Love Loud Free Yard Sale on Saturday, March 19th from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. There will be washers, dryers, clothes, decor, household items, groceries, power bill and more. For more information or to donate items call
The Bowdon Baptist GA's donated stuffed animals to the Bowdon Police Department. Chief Mark Brock picked them up and said they would use the stuffed animals when they go out on a call where there are children, who may be hurt or scared.
Tallapoosa Dogwood Festival will be held on Saturday, April 9th, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Head Avenue, Tallapoosa. They will have a variety of hand made crafts, food, demonstrations by local artisans, 5K Walk/Run at 8 a.m. and a parade at 2 p.m. Everyone welcom
Picture This Session II will be held on Monday, February 29th from 3-5 p.m. at the Buchanan-Haralson Public Library, 145 Courthouse Square, Buchanan. Join them as they creatively explore digital photography with children ages 6-14. For more information ca
Story time will be held on Monday, February 22nd from 2-3 p.m. at the Buchanan-Haralson Public Library, 145 Courthouse Square, Buchanan. They will have Dragon Fun with a craft. Free. For more information call 770-646-3369.
Story time will be held on Monday, February 8th from 2-3 p.m. at the Buchanan-Haralson Public Library, 145 Courthouse Square, Buchanan. Free. For more information call 770-646-3369.
Dogwood City Art Exhibit will be held on Saturday, February 6th, all day at the Dogwood City Art Gallery, 14 Alabama Street, Tallapoosa. You can see their current Exhibition, Spirit and Whimsy featuring the wood carvings of Don Smith, the surreal painting
Haralson County Hunter Education Class will be held on Tuesday, March 1st and Thursday, March 3rd from 6-10 p.m. each night at Buchanan City Hall Police Department, 4300 GA Highway 120, Buchanan.  Attendance is required both nights. Residents and non
The Arbor Day Event will be held on Thursday, February 18th, 4 p.m. at Buchanan City Hall to help plant trees and bushes for the playground and amphi-theatre. They will plant around the caboose and near the theatre seat location. Mr. Dean Tanner will have
On Saturday, February 13th, 11 a.m. Ephesus Public Library will be hosting a reception for the Georgia Artists With DisAbilities. The 2015-2016 Tour Exhibit will be on display at Ephesus Library from Monday, February 8th - Saturday, February 27th. Some of
The Friends of the Library in Tallapoosa will be having a drawing for a certificate to a local restaurant. Tickets will be $2.00 each and the drawing will be held at the Book Store on Thursday, February 11th at 4 p.m. You don't have to be present to w
There will be a big book sale at the Tallapoosa Cultural Arts Center in the old Tallapoosa High School Building on Robertson Avenue on Saturday, February 13th, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Everyone welcome to attend.
Sheriff Eddie Mixon will be hosting his 10th Annual Supper with the Sheriff on Thursday, February 25th. The doors of the Haralson County Recreation Complex, on Macedonia Road in Buchanan, open at 5:30 p.m. A chili cook-off will also be held at no cost, bu
The Haralson County Senior Citizens in Buchanan are now playing pickle ball. Great exercise. If you enjoy tennis, badminton or ping pong, you will like pickle ball. If interested call Rhonda at 770-646-2029.
Carroll County Fire Rescue will be holding its annual "Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Drive on Saturday, February 6th at the Villa Rica Civic Center & Sports Complex, 1605 GA-61, Villa Rica, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you would like to know mor
Adult Book Club Meeting will be held on Saturday, February 6th, 10 a.m. at the Villa Rica Public Library, 70 Horace Luther Drive, Villa Rica. For more information call 770-459-7012.
Babies Introduction to Books will be held on Friday, February 5th, 10:30 a.m. at the Villa Rica Public Library, 70 Horace Luther Drive, Villa Rica. All children must be accompanied by Parent/Caregiver. For more information contact Miss Laura at 770-459-70
Residents can safely dispose of old prescription medications at the Villa Rica Police Department, 101 Main Street, Villa Rica. The lobby is always open for safe disposal of old medicines.
Church News
Crumley's Chapel Church of God, 288 County Road 644, Heflin will be having their Winter Revival on Sunday, February 21st, 11 a.m. & 5:30 p.m., and Monday, February 22nd - Wednesday, February 24th at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be International Evan
Mount Holly Church, 4685 North Highway 27, Carrollton will be having a Free Movie Night on Sunday, February 21st at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The movie will be "Woodlawn" and they will have free drinks and snacks. Everyone welcome. For more
Bethany Christian Church, 2868 Carrollton Villa Rica Highway, Carrollton will be having The Diplomats & Pat Barker in Concert on Saturday, February 20th at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more information call Jimmy at 770-832-2930.
Plot Your Route To Prevention & Wellness at Rehoboth Christian Center, Tallapoosa on Monday, February 22nd. An Annual Wellness Visit provides a plan for better health, enabling you and your doctor to plan your preventive screenings and immunizations f
First Presbyterian Church of Douglasville is honored to host "A Night to Shine" on Friday, February 12th from 6-9 p.m. sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. TTF has a great passion for people with special needs so they work with churches around
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