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We are getting alot of phone calls re: an alleged lockdown of Bowdon schools this morning. and apparently there is alot of mis-information being spread over social media.
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners this week is expected to approve a resolution showing support for state legislation that would allow the county, if it desires, to remove itself from the Atlanta Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation planning.
The internet has been one of the few remaining government-free frontiers, and now it, too, is no longer safe from government regulation.
The City of Mt. Zion is hoping to upgrade its aging water distribution system and restore its recreation gymnasium.
A series of cameras have been installed across much of the 18-miles of the Silver Comet Trail within nearby Paulding County.
An Asst. Post Commander with GSP Post 4 in Villa Rica says no charges have been filed at this time in relation to a traffic crash on GA 16 Friday afternoon that resulted in a single fatality.
 Once again, Mother Nature’s temperamental spirit brought snow, sleet and ice to metro Atlanta this week.
On February 25, 2015, Army National Guard officials at the National Guard Bureau have announced that Georgia has been selected for one of the new 10 Army National Guard cyber protection stations.
Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) joined his fellow Georgia House Republicans in opposition to the Obama administration’s new effort to effectively ban common ammunition for America’s most popular rifle, the AR-15.
A Culinary Arts teacher with Haralson County High School has plans to broaden her own culinary knowledge by attending a cooking school in Tuscany, Italy this summer... then implement what she has learned in her lesson plans at HCHS...
State Representatives Matt Ramsey (R-Peachtree City), Alex Atwood (R-St. Simons Island), Andy Welch (R-McDonough), Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown), Stephen Allison (R-Blairsville), Dusty Hightower (R-Carrollton), Christian Coomer (R-Cartersville), and Barry Fleming (R-Harlem) released the following statement in response to former Georgia Attorney General Mike Bowers’ recent comments on religious freedom legislation:
John Burson honored with Legacy of Leadership Award
Weather models have not changed much since a winter weather warning was issued for our listening area yesterday afternoon, according to Meteorologist Trisha Palmer with the NWS in Peachtree City.
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... to discuss any legal topics that may be of interest to anyone with mental illness and their caregivers (e.g. from steps for filing guardianship to explanations of the types of guardianship).
Buchanan Primary School's Relay for Life Team will be having a Cruizin' for a Cure Car Show on Saturday, March 21st from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Buchanan Primary School, 271 Van Wert Street, Buchanan. There will be a $10.00 donation to enter, door pri
Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. Did you know that one blood donation could help save the lives of up to three people? RA-LIN will be hosting a Community Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 24th from 2 - 7 p.m., at the RA-LIN Annex B
Every Wednesday during the school year you can buy fresh fruits and vegetables at Bowdon High School, (Ava Sewell Hall) and pick up fresh food to get you through the week. For just $20 bucks you can purchase all you need to feed your family for the week.
Lucky Paws Humane Society will be sponsoring a Rabies Clinic on Saturday, March 14th from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Haralson County Animal Shelter, 1795 Macedonia Church Road, Buchanan. The cost will be $12.00 per animal, cash only please! Drive thru vaccination
College Matters Resource Fair will be held on Monday, March 9th at Villa Rica Senior Center, Gold Dust Park, 646 Industrial Blvd from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Did you start college but had to drop out? This is your chance to meet one-on-one with representatives f
Ephesus Public Library will be having a Book Sale, beginning Monday, March 30th through Saturday, April 11th. Books, DVDs, etc will be for sale, and they will provide you with a browsing bag to fill up. Fill up the bag for $5.00, or purchase items separat
On Saturday, March 7th, Central High School band program will be hosting its 1st Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser at the Central High School band room from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. There will be 20 high quality National Brand mattresses on display from which to ch
Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive on Friday, March 6th from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Bowdon High School, in Ava Sewell Hall lobby. Sign up online at redcrossblood.org today.
The regular monthly meeting of the Roopville Historical Society will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd, 7 p.m. at the Roop House located at 140 South Old Highway 27, Roopville. Visitors are always welcome. For more information call Barry Huff at 404-210-7062.
There will be a Tallapoosa Community Blood Drive on Thursday, March 5th from 1:30 - 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church Social Hall, Tallapoosa. To schedule an appointment, please go to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: tall
We've Been There Benefit will be held on Saturday, March 7th at Noonday Church Life Center, 3384 County Road 58 intersection of Highway 48 and County Road 56 between Wedowee and Woodland, New Hope Community for Lauren Coleman and Jake Moore. They will
Douglas County District Attorney Brian Fortner has instituted a new program aimed at helping teenage non-violent first offenders get their lives back on the right track. It is a one-time second-chance opportunity to forge a positive future. The program is
How did Stonewall Jackson really die?  On Tuesday, March 17th at 6 p.m. you just may find out. Ephesus Public Library will have a visit from Author Skip Tucker. Mr. Tucker's book, Pale Blue Light, is a Civil War Novel, but is also full of action
The Haralson County 4 H S.A.F.E. Shotgun program will be hosting the 4th Annual Turkey and Skeet Shoot Fundraiser on Saturday, March 14th, 10 a.m. - 3p.m. at the West Georgia Youth Range,  222 Landfill Road just west of Waco, Georgia. There will be g
Bremen First Baptist Church, Bremen will be having their weekday preschool registration on Tuesday, March 3rd for students 2-4 years old. For more information contact Bremen First Baptist Church at 770-537-2371.
The Community Christian Council Food Bank of Haralson County is located at 734 Bowdon Street in the old Holcombe's Foodland building in Tallapoosa. Their new hours of operation will be 5-7 p.m. every Thursday except for holidays. Only residents of Har
Love Loud free yard sale will be hosted by the Bowdon Community on Saturday, March 14th at Bowdon Middle School, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  They will have washers, dryers, clothes, decor, household items, groceries, & power bills. For more informatio
The Third Annual Central Cupcake Chase, "Sweetest Race in Town" will be held on Saturday, March 7th in front of Central Middle School. Registration will be at 7:30 a.m., Kids Fun Run, 8:30 a.m., 5-K Run/Walk, 9:00 a.m., Celebrate Read Across Ame
Tallapoosa Primary School will hold Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-2016 School Year during the week of March 17th -March 20th for students who will be five years old on or before September 1st. You may call Tallapoosa Primary School at 770-574-744
Church News
Antioch Baptist Church, Bremen will be having their 134 year church anniversary on Sunday, March 22nd with lunch at 1 p.m. and program at 2 p.m. Pastor Frederick Ricks and Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church Family of Roopville will be their special
Kansas Baptist Church, 2965 North Highway 100, Waco will be having their Revival on Sunday, March 15th, 10:45 a.m. & 6 p.m., with special guest singers, The Singing Echoes, Monday, March 16th - Wednesday, March 18th at 7 p.m. Evangelist will be T.D. B
Whitesburg Baptist Church, Highway 16, Whitesburg will be having their Revival on Monday, March 23rd - Wednesday, March 25th at 7 p.m. The Revivalist will be Pastor J.W. Wallis. They will have special music each night. Everyone welcome to attend.
Whitesburg Baptist Church, Highway 16, Whitesburg will be having their Homecoming Service on Sunday, March 22nd at 10:30 a.m. There will be a fellowship meal after the service. Everyone welcome to attend.
There will be a Tallapoosa Community Blood Drive on Thursday, March 5th from 1:30 - 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church Social Hall, Tallapoosa. To schedule an appointment, please go to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: tall
The Women's Auxiliary of the Carrollton Union Missionary Baptist Association, Inc. will meet Saturday, March 14th, 10 a.m. at the Carrollton Union Missionary Baptist Association Christian Life Center, 208 Price Creek Road, Waco. For more information,
The Carrollton Union Missionary Baptist Association, Inc. will offer a FREE seminar on Church By-laws open to all churches at their Executive Board meeting on Saturday, March 7th, @ 10 a.m., at the Carrollton Union Missionary Baptist Association Christian
The monthly fellowship of the associated churches with the Carrollton Union Missionary Baptist Association, Inc. will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd at 7 p.m. The service will be held at the Mount Avery Baptist Church, Whitesburg. Pastor Fredericks Ricks,
Crossroads Christian Center, 26 Mayfield Road, Dallas will be having their 3rd Annual West Georgia Women's Conference on Saturday, March 21st, doors open for prayer at 9:00 a.m., worship at 9:45 a.m. The singers will be Meagan Holdbrooks & Mercy'
The 3rd Annual West Georgia Women's Conference, "Prayer to Praise" will be held on Saturday, March 21st, worship at 9:45 a.m. at Crossroads Christian Church, 26 Mayfield Road, Dallas. Refreshments available/doors open for prayer at 9 a.m. Lo
The First Baptist Church of Carrollton, along with Pastor and First Lady Bradley Bell will host a Spiritual Re-Assignment Celebration in honor of Rev. R.L. Miller on Saturday, March 7th at 3 p.m. The event will be held at the church's address of 563 O
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.
There will be a Benefit Pancake Breakfast for Boy Scout Troop 123 on Saturday, March 21st from 7 a.m. - 12 noon at Tallapoosa First United Methodist Church. Plates will be $5.00 each, everyone welcome to attend.
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Come join B-92 Country Saturday March 7th from noon to three pm at Everything Outdoors for their big Grand Opening event! It’s time to start getting your garden and yard ready for spring; and this is the place for you to do it!
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