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Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon says his office is investigating a recent incident in which one of his deputies is accused of shooting and killing a 6-month old Labrador retriever.
Carrollton welcomes new jobs and “Spirit of Alaska”
The 12-year old has been found by authorities and is safe (11:00am, Thursday)
Bremen Police are investigating the alleged armed robbery of a local restaurant Wednesday morning.
Bremen Police are investigating the alleged armed robbery of a local restaurant Wednesday morning.
Tallapoosa’s Dizzy Dean baseball team/12 year-old-division is spending the day today with media and getting fitted for new uniforms before playing in the first round of the Dizzy Dean World Series Wednesday morning.
The gunman responsible for last week's deadly attack in a Louisiana movie theater was delivered by deputies to hospital for a mental evaluation in 2008 after his family said he was a danger to himself and others.
The man who killed two people in a Louisiana movie theater has ties to Carrollton.
Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act.
History will be made at the University of West Georgia’s summer graduation ceremony on July 25.
Approximately 175 mature marijuana plants were seized this month in Haralson and Cleburne counties after authorities received a tip of a large amount of marijuana growing near the border of Haralson County and Polk County.
A 2006 Alexander High School graduate and Carrollton, Georgia native is serving aboard one of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines, living and working at a Navy base in Silverdale, Washington.
Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) sent a letter of support to the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Fred Upton, and the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Bob Goodlatte, following their announcement that they would investigate Planned Parenthood in the wake of recent allegations that the abortion provider is selling the organs of unborn babies.
Southern States Bank, with locations in Carrollton and Columbus, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Columbus Community Bank, which is headquartered in Columbus, Ga., for about $21.4 million.
Law enforcement in Georgia and Alabama are investigating a reported kidnapping and the resulting murder-suicide involving two women. Both females were found dead in a vehicle on Interstate-20 in Cleburne County following a police chase Thursday afte
Community Events
Steadman Baptist Church, 5 miles north of Tallapoosa on Steadman Road will be having The Steadman Baptist Church Choir and the Jesus Loves Me Choir in Concert on Sunday, August 9th at 6 p.m. to kick off their Revival. They will have Revival on Monday, Aug
Possum Pickin will be held on Saturday, August 15th on Head Avenue in Tallapoosa at 7 p.m. Enjoy a night of great bluegrass and country music. This is a family friendly, fun and free event, an offering will be accepted. Concessions available from the Tall
Pine Mountain Gold Museum at Stockmar Park, 1881 Stockmar Road, Villa Rica will be hosting its annual Back 2 School Event on Saturday, August 8th from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fun for families to kick off the school year. Crafts for the kids, face painting, vendo
The Mayor & Council for the City of Villa Rica together with the West Georgia Regional Library System cordially invite you to a ceremonial groundbreaking of the new Villa Rica Library, 869 Dallas Highway, Villa Rica  on Wednesday, August 5th at 9
The Villa Rica Farmers Market is a community market for farmers, hobby gardeners, artists and crafters. They are open on Tuesdays through September from 4- 7 p.m. They are located at The Mill Amphitheater, 106 Temple Street in downtown Villa Rica. For mor
There will be an Open House at Anniston Bible Church, 3230 Coleman Road, Anniston on Tuesday, August 18th at 6:30 p.m. Join them for an evening of fellowship and information as you learn about their fall classes and meet instructors. Birmingham Theologica
Friends of Tallapoosa Library will have their $5.00 big bag of books sale every Thursday, 1 - 4 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m in August. The bookstore is located in the Tallapoosa Cultural Arts Center, also known as the old Tallapoosa school. Everyon
Phyllis Wiggins and friends will be hosting a Bake Sale at Ephesus Public Library on Saturday, August 8th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds will go to benefit Ephesus Library. Please go out and support them.
The Tallapoosa Masonic Lodge will be sponsoring a charity motorcycle ride on Saturday, August 8th. Registration will be at 9 a.m., kickstand up 10 a.m. at Tallapoosa Masonic Hall and traveling about an hour through scenic Haralson and Polk counties, endin
Carrollton Teen Theatre will be hitting the stage with a big splash of pink and blonde this summer with five shows Thursday, August 6th - Sunday, August 9th. The shows are Thursday, August 6th and Friday, August 7th at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 8th at 2
Oreo®and ROLO® Minis will be among the Blizzard® Treats served at participating Dairy Queen® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations nationwide on Miracle Treat Day to benefit local Children'
First Baptist Church of Villa Rica will be having a program Upward Sports. Practice will start on Tuesday, August 11th and the first game will be Saturday, August 22nd. Boys and girls ages K4 - 6th grade are invited. Forms are now available at the church.
Golden City Cruisers "Cruise In" will be held every third Saturday through September at The Mill Amphitheater, 106 Temple Street, Villa Rica, from 5 - 8 p.m. Free admission. Load up the family and check out these beautiful classic cars, street r
The Furniture Bank of West Georgia needs gently-used furniture donations. Furniture that will be accepted includes beds (mattresses, frames and box springs). sofas, loveseats, armchairs, bookshelves, armoires, dressers, entertainment centers, dining table
Bowdon Car Cruise will be held on the fourth Saturday of each month, April - October at 4 p.m. Great family fun. For more information call Telisha at 770-258-4055.
It's that time again! Plans are underway for the Annual Roopville Homecoming Festival on Saturday, September 19th. Applications for vendors and children's games are being taken now. If you would like to participate this year, please email igr12362
Horsing Around Fun Show hosted at the Possum Snout Arena, Tallapoosa, off Highway 78 will be held the second Saturday of each month until November. Gates open at 12 noon with show starting at 1 p.m. Classes for Adults, Open and Youth. All proceeds benefit
The Community Christian Council Food Bank of Haralson County, located in the old Holcombe's Foodland building at 734 Bowdon Street in Tallapoosa serves Haralson County residents. They are open on Thursday of each week from 5-7 p.m. Go and enjoy a cup
There will be a Car Cruise in Bremen every 2nd Saturday of the month downtown Bremen at 4 p.m. through October. Everyone welcome to attend. For more information call Tommy Smith at 770-294-8625.
Church News
Hatcher Avenue Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Alabama will be having a Singing on Sunday, August 23rd at 4:30 p.m. The singers will be The Diplomats. Everyone welcome to attend. For more information call Donna at 256-435-6214.
Hatcher Avenue Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Alabama would love to invite everyone to their Homecoming on Sunday, August 9th at 10 a.m. The guest singers will be Scotty & Stephanie Moore.
Calvary Baptist Church, 312 Atlantic Avenue, Bremen will be having a Community Free Food Truck on Thursday, August 6th from 10 a.m. - noon. You must register to receive food. Do not line up before 8:30 a.m.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, Highway 78, Tallapoosa will be having their Revival on Monday, August 17th - Friday, August 21st at 7 p.m. Brother Ricky Caldwell will bring the message each night. They will have special singers each night. Everyone welcome to
First United Methodist Church, Tallapoosa will be having their Tallapoosa Community Blood Drive on Thursday, August 6th from 1:30 - 6:30 p.m. in their Social Hall. To schedule an appointment, please visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code:  ta
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 1530 Jacksonville Road, Tallapoosa will be having their Homecoming on Sunday, August 9th at 10:30 a.m. The Singers will be Scarlet Wool. Everyone welcome to attend.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 1530 Jacksonville Road, Tallapoosa will be having their Revival on Monday, August 3rd - Friday, August 7th at 7 p.m. The Evangelist will be Rev. Billy Hicks. Everyone welcome to attend.
Whitesburg United Methodist Church, will be having their Annual Homecoming on Sunday, August 9th, at 10:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Robert Rowland. A fellowship meal will follow the service. Everyone welcome to attend.
First Baptist Church of Villa Rica will be having a program Upward Sports. Practice will start on Tuesday, August 11th and the first game will be Saturday, August 22nd. Boys and girls ages K4 - 6th grade are invited. Forms are now available at the church.
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