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Four Carrollton-area teenagers could be facing charges after police say they had a gun when they tried to force their way into a North Avenue home Friday evening.
From January 26th – February 28th, West Georgia Technical College will be offering the GED Ready practice tests for $1 each, a savings of $5 per practice test.
State Representatives Micah Gravley (R-Douglasville) and Dusty Hightower (R-Carrollton) recently met with officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) in Douglas County to tour the area’s troubled roadways.
Carroll County School System and  Bowdon High School welcome Robert Andrews as the school’s new head football coach.
A Ranburne, Alabama man dies after being struck by a car Thursday morning and the Whitesburg woman behind the wheel is facing at least one charge.
The Carroll County Board of Education could use potential extra funding from the state in next year's budget to return the district to a 180-day school year, Supt. Scott Cowart told WLBB Radio Thursday.
Both local Congressmen Lynn Westmoreland and Tom Graves vote 'yes' to a house bill yesterday that prohibits tax credits and subsidies under ObamaCare from being used to purchase health plans that cover abortion...
A Georgia radio-broadcasting legend with ties to west Georgia passed away earlier this week.
A Visiting Artist Series Will be Funded from the Donation
Carrollton City Schools Superintendent, Dr. Kent Edwards on Wednesday named  to serve on the state's education reform commission, by Gov. Nathan Deal.
The Carrollton City Board of Education and Superintendent could use potential extra funding from the state in next year's budget to find even more ways to address their growing class sizes.
A new non-profit group whose mission is to equip families and communities to combat poverty and prevent homelessness has officially launched with 14 families.
A Fund has been set-up to help pay for the medical expenses of a local fire fighter injured on the job this week.
In his 2016 fiscal year budget proposal, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Tuesday recommended a $1.5M bond for construction of the new Villa Rica Library.
One of the bigger decisions facing a new Haralson County Schools Superintendent and the board of education could be whether or not to return the school system to a five-day school week, after Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Tuesday proposed putting an extra $280M toward education in the state's fiscal year 2016 budget.
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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).
There will be a called board meeting on Tuesday, January 27th, 6 p.m. at the Board of Education Building, 299 Robertson Avenue, Tallapoosa.
There will be a Daddy Daughter Dance on Friday, February 5th from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Bremen Multi-Purpose Building (beside the Senior Center). Fathers, brothers, uncles and grandfathers...escort your favorite daughter, sister, niece or granddaughter to the
Carrollton Elementary School soon will initiate the kindergarten registration process for the 2015-2016 school year. To set an appointment, please call the registrar's office at 770-832-2726 beginning Monday, February 2nd. For more information contact
Carrollton Elementary School will hold an informational meeting on Thursday, February 5th for parents and guardians interested in learning more about the CES Early Learning Center, which serves prekindergarten and kindergarten students. The informational
FOMR will hold the first Walk and Talk for 2015 on Saturday, January 31st, at 10 a.m. at Moore's Bridge Park, Black Dirt Road Entrance. Trudy Crunkleton, Carroll County Park manager, will provide an update on progress with the park. They will hike the
There will be a benefit singing for Kinsey Keever on Friday, February 13th, 7 p.m. at the Tallapoosa Civic & Cultural Arts Center, 299 Robertson Avenue, Tallapoosa. Kinsey is seven years old and was diagnosed with a non-germinomatous germ cell tumor.
The Friends Bag of Books Sale will be held on Saturday, February 14th from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the book store. The $8.00 bag will be on sale for $5.00, and the $5.00 bag will be on sale for $3.00. Selection is great, and nothing says "I love you"
The first annual Bowdon Main Street Mardi Gras Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, February 7th at 7 p.m. at Bowdon Station. Tickets will be $30.00 each. They will have hors d'oeuvres, music, & door prizes. Cocktail attire and cash bar. You can p
The Friends of the Tallapoosa Library are giving away a $50.00 gift certificate to Backwoods Steakhouse to one lucky winner, just in time for a Valentine's dinner. The tickets will be $2.00 each and can be purchased at the Tallapoosa Library or at the
No Longer Bound will be giving away food to families in the community who are in need on Thursday's at 1 p.m. If you or someone you know is in need, please sign up by calling No Longer Bound at 770-537-1221. Food will be distributed on a first come, f
The Community Christian Council Food Bank of Haralson County, located at 734 Bowdon Street in the old Holcombe's Foodland building in Tallapoosa has new hours of operation, every Thursday from 5 - 7 p.m., except for holidays. Only residents of Haralso
Ephesus Library will host Family Fun Night on Tuesday, January 27th at 6 p.m. They will have a visit from ventriloquist, comedian, balloon twister, and magician Cliff Patton. Mr. Patton has performed all over the U.S., and will introduce them to a new cha
Did you play in a high school or college symphonic band? If you'd like to play in a symphonic band again, you are invited to join the CCWE, which meets Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 9:00 at the Central Middle School band room, 155 Whooping Creek Road,
A Reading Community For Veterans will be held on January 22nd, February 12th, and 26th & March 5th at Neva Lomason Memorial Library, 710 Rome Street, Carrollton from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. The program will be by Dr. Randy Hendricks, Dean of the College of A
Registration is underway for Gymnastics Classes offered by the Carrollton Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department for the January 5th through February 14th winter session. Classes are offered for infants, preschoolers and school age girls and boys.
The Carrollton Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department will offer Tennis Lessons beginning in January for children and adults at the Lakeshore Tennis Courts. Learn to play the challenging sport of tennis with former Florida A&M tennis player Mi
Church News
Pat's Closet will be open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. - noon at Mt. Zion East Church, Mt. Zion East Road, Buchanan.
Westside Baptist Church, Highway 27 North, Felton Community will be having a Singing on Saturday, February 21st at 6:30 p.m. The singer's will be The Layton's. Refreshments in the fellowship hall after the singing. Everyone welcome. For more infor
Covenant Life Church of God, 103 Atlantic Avenue, Bremen will be having Celebrate Recovery every Friday night. They will have a dinner at 6 p.m., service at 7 p.m. with dessert following the meeting. Childcare will be provided.
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