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A Bremen man who has served almost eight years in prison has been granted a new trial by the Georgia Supreme Court.
A Carrollton man is one of two former Georgia state prison inmates jailed after phoning residents in western Pennsylvania and scamming at least six into wiring $990 each, supposedly to pay fines for missing jury duty.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday threw out arson and murder convictions against a Bremen man who has served almost eight years in prison.
A Saturday morning house fire in Villa Rica has claimed the lives of two sisters.
The Carrollton School District sent out a press release Friday morning to answer questions from former students regarding the state's recent approval and governor signing of HB 91, which retroactively grants high school diplomas to an estimated 9,000 Georgians who did not earn one because they failed a portion of the now discarded Georgia High School Graduation Test.
Thursday the U. S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015.
A Villa Rica man fraudulently raised more than $1 million through an alleged Ponzi scheme, according to a lawsuit filed this week by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
An electrican from Floyd County has already announced his intention to challenge Congressman Tom Graves in the race for 14th District Representative in 2016.
Mattie's Call Missing Person: Robert Clayton Campbell, W/M, 38 YOA, 5'10", 230 lbs. Mentally ill Subject. Last Seen 04/15/15 at 1:00 pm.
The Hon. Dean Carlos Bucci became the first Hispanic ever appointed  to the Superior Courts of Georgia.
Authorities say a 27-year old Carrollton man was killed in an accident that shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 in Douglasville for nearly five hours Wednesday morning. Torre Brown died in the pre-dawn wreck near Highway 5 when the 2000 Toyota
Local police officers, fire officials and the American Red Cross could be on your front door step this weekend.
Alabama's oldest continuously operating state park is in danger of closing.

Bremen City Schools District Supt. David Hicks announced Tuesday that the Bremen system would use money collected from Carroll County's next education-focused Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax if approved by voters, to help finance the building of a new gymnasium for Bremen High School.

It did not take Bremen Police investigators long to locate and arrest the man they believe stole around $1,000 in cash and several gold rings from an elderly resident's home while she was away at church this past Sunday.
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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).
The 4th Annual West Fest 2015 will be held on Saturday, May 2nd, 7 p.m. at The Amp in Carrollton. The concert is free. Performing will be Departure-Journey Tribute Band, Reid Morris, Homegrown Band, and special performances by the Boys & Girls Club. E
This month's Carroll County Tea Party Educational Forum will be on Tuesday, April 21st from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Stallings Center Kiwanis Room, 118 South White Street, Carrollton. They will have their annual Legislative Update from our elected officials.
Bremen High School proudly presents "Little Shop of Horrors" on Friday, April 24th and Saturday, April 25th at the Hamilton McPherson fine arts center. Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $12.00 at the door.
Friends of the Buchanan Haralson Public Library will sponsor a 5 K Run on Saturday, May 16th. If you would like to be a sponsor, the sponsorship levels are $35.00, $50.00, $100.00, $250.00, $500.00 and $1000.00. To be a runner or walker in the 5K Run, the
Chief Michael Mansour and the Villa Rica Police Department invites Ladies to a Self-Defense Awareness Class on Saturday, May 2nd from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Attendees should take their own firearms and 30 rounds of ammunition. If you do not own a firearm one
Villa Rica will be having their Spring Flushing Program to improve water quality and test fire hydrants on Monday, May 18th. For more information call 770-459-7000.
All Carroll EMC offices will close Wednesday, May 20th for a day of employee training. During the closing, make payments at the kiosks, automated phone payment system (770-832-3552), online at carrollemc.com or via the free Carroll EMC mobile app. To repo
There will be a Mini Job Fair on Thursday, April 23rd from 3 - 5 p.m at Carrollton Goodwill Career Center, 1301 South Park Street, Suite D, Carrollton. Take your resume with you and dress for success. For more information call 678-839-5923.
The Haralson County office of Tallatoona Community Action Partnership has some openings for their Home Energy Assistance Program (help with heating/utility bill.) Requirements for an appointment are:  MUST BE a resident of Haralson County, and Have n
There will be a blood drive at the Carroll County Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room (first floor) on Wednesday, April 22nd from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Appointments are required. To make an appointment to donate: Call Connie Hannah or Lindsay Kelshaw (Victim's A
The Power of the Purse, a women's giving circle sponsored by the Community Foundation of West Georgia, has selected Southern Hospitality as its 2015 play. Auditions will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 20th and Wednesday, April 22nd at the Commu
There will be a BBQ Benefit for the American Legion Post #70 in Villa Rica, 120 Legion Lake Circle, Villa Rica, Ingles Market, Highway 61, Villa Rica, and 488 Carrollton Street, Temple on Saturday, April 25th & Sunday, April 26th from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Main Street Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, April 25th from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and the Golden City Cruisers Car Club will host a "Swap Meet" in the Temple Street parking lot at The Mill Amphitheater.
Cupcake Challenge 5 year Anniversary Concert will be held on Saturday, May 9th from 7 - 10 p.m. The cupcake challenge starts at 7 p.m. with thousands of gourmet cupcakes for only $1.00 each, free concert at 8 p.m. with Atlanta's "Sweet Soul Siste
Bowdon Main Street proudly presents Sunny Days Concert Series on Monday, May 4th from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. at Heritage Park in Bowdon. Bowdon High School and Bowdon Middle School Jazz Ensembles will be performing. Take a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy great
The 34th Annual Haralson County Wildlife Association's Trout Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday, May 9th 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 through
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
The 12th Annual Haralson County National Day of Prayer Breakfast, co-hosted by the Haralson County Ministerial Association and the Pregnancy Resource Center will be at Sewell Mill, 126 Hamilton Avenue, Bremen at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 7th. There is no
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.
Church News
Poplar Springs Baptist Church, 6 miles north of Tallapoosa, just off Highway 100, will be having their Revival on Monday, April 27th - Wednesday, April 29th at 7 p.m. Rev. Tommy McGuire will be the Evangelist. There will be special singing each night and
Soaring Eagle Ministries Full Gospel Church, 1421 Highway 166, west, Bowdon will be having a Gospel Singing on Saturday, April 25th at 7 p.m. The singers will be Curtis Smith & Songs of Truth. Everyone welcome to attend. For more information call Jame
First Lighthouse Tabernacle of Jesus Christ, 321 - B Sage Street, Temple will be having their Third Year Anniversary on Sunday, April 26th at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments after the church service. Everyone welcome to attend.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, Highway 78, Tallapoosa, will be having their Revival on Monday, April 20th - Friday, April 24th at 7:30 p.m. Brother Jeff Hulsey will bring the message each night and they will have special singers nightly. Everyone welcome to a
West Georgia Baptist Church, Temple will be having a Benefit Lunch on Saturday, April 25th from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. They will be serving hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, ice cold drinks, water, and fresh baked home goods. Everyone welcome to attend.
Westside Baptist Church, off Highway 27, north in the Felton Community will be having their Spring Revival on Sunday, April 19th at 6 p.m., Monday, April 20th - Wednesday, April 22nd at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Kenneth Layton, and they will have si
Lowell United Methodist Church, 180 Lowell Lane, Carrollton will be having their Homecoming Service on Sunday, May 3rd, 11 a.m. with Rev. Dr. David Naglee, District Superintendent doing the service. Covered dish lunch will follow immediately after the ser
Church of God, Highway 78, Tallapoosa will be having their Homecoming on Sunday, May 3rd at 11 a.m. The singers will be Victory Roads. Everyone welcome to attend.
Mt. Zion West Church, Broad Street, Tallapoosa will be having their Spring Revival on Sunday, April 19th at 6 p.m., and Monday, April 20th - Wednesday, April 22nd at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Rodney Wilburn and they will have special singing each night.
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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Join Kiss 102.7 Saturday April 25th from 10:00 until Noon at West Georgia Technical College ’s Carrollton Campus for their Friends and Family Day. We will be broadcasting live from 10:00 until Noon. Your are  invited to take a tour of the colleg
Join B92 Country this Saturday April 25th from Noon until 3:00 PM at West Georgia Flea Market as it holds the 1st Pre-Thunderbeach Bikes N Bargains Event! There will be prizes for the best overall paint scheme, best sounding, and overall best looking motorcycle
34th Annual Trout Fishing Rodeo at “Jimmy Smith’s Farm, 2587 Corinth Poseyville Road , Buchanan on Saturday, May 9th from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bobby & Jimmy will be broadcasting live from 8 – 11 a.m.
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