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Job Fair Thursday, October 2, 2014 1-4pm

Location: Express Employment
123 Columbia Dr.
Carrollton, GA 30117

Resumes highly recommended!



Heavy Equipment Operators (dump truck, excavators)

Legal Assistant (Real Estate Background)

Warehouse (pick/pack)

Diesel Mechanics

Customer Service

CDL class A or B Drivers

On Tuesday’s WLBB Community Voice, our guest was transportation advocate, nationally-recognized transportation consultant, Mark Fenton.
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management Agency will conduct the monthly scheduled test of Carroll County’s Emergency Warning Siren System this week.
The bond awarded to two men allegedly involved in a shooting outside a Carrollton QT convenience store two weekends ago, has been revoked by a superior court judge.
Georgia state school superintendent John Barge is visiting Haralson County High School today— a little less than 2-weeks after recognizing the school as a “highest progress school.”
Event Includes Free Concert, 5K, Electronics Recycling, Food Tasting, Other Activities
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic argument on Simonton Mill Rd that resulted in 1 individual (56 yoa) being shot and killed.
Carrollton Police investigators are following leads in an alleged armed robbery Saturday morning.
Haralson County Jobless Rate Falls 2.5 Points To 8.1-percent
The Carroll County Band Exhibition was held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Central High School and featured Marching Bands from Bowdon High, Carrollton High, Central High, Mt. Zion High, Temple High, Villa Rica High and the University of West Georgia.
Two of the four people arrested following a shooting in the Bankhead Highway QT parking lot this weekend are out on bond following their first appearances in a court-room Tuesday.
Psychiatrist Randy Warner has filed another lawsuit against Tanner Medical Center. The newest suit alleges Tanner falsely billed Georgia Medicaid for professional services he performed.
Bremen City Schools’ officials expect to save around $225,000 when they refinance bonds sold in 2006 to fund the building of the Bremen Academy middle school.
Community Events
Dubbed by many as "West Georgia's Best Kept Secret," the Motor Boaters classic rock band will perform a concert benefiting SISTER, a Carrollton City Schools mentoring organization, at Carrollton's AMP this Saturday from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
There will be a GospelFest at The Mill Amphitheater in Villa Rica on Saturday, October 11th from 1 - 7 p.m. They will have a Gospel Concert & Christian Comedy Entertainment also Chili Cook-Off & Dessert Bake-off. Everyone welcome to attend. For mo
Ms. Cheryl Pollard will be doing a book presentation at Ephesus Public Library on Tuesday, October 21st at 6:30 p.m. Having published two books previously, Ms. Pollard now has her third book ready, Love Lifted Me. This is the story of Fannie Billingsley C
Electronics Recycling Day will be held on Saturday, November 8th from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at West Georgia Technical College, 176 Murphy Campus Boulevard, Waco. For more information call 678-821-1600.
There will be a Benefit Concert for Eli & Kade Burkhart on Sunday, October 26th, 12 noon at the Mt. Zion Park, across from the Mt. Zion City Hall, 4455 Mt. Zion Road. The boys were born with Epidermolysis Bullosa, a rare skin disease that causes the s
The Chili Cook-off will be held form 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 11th at the Newbern Soccer Complex. Children get in free and it's $3.00 for adults. Everyone invited to attend.
The City of Mount Zion will be having their Annual Founders Day Festival on Saturday, October 4th at 9 a.m. Everyone welcome to attend.
Carrollton Fall Festival and Halloween Extravaganza on the Square will be held on Saturday, October 25th from 10 a.m. - noon, Adamson Square, Carrollton. They will have trick or treat from shop to shop, games, inflatables, music and a costume contest
The Bowdon Merchants and Citizens Guild will be having their annual Bowdon by Candlelight, on Thursday, November 6th with a window decorating contest. They will be asking all merchants to decorate their store fronts for an opportunity to win a paid, half
There will be a Reptile show at the West Georgia Museum in Tallapoosa on Friday, October 3rd at 7 p.m. Go see snakes, alligators, and other reptiles, free of charge. Everyone welcome to attend.
The Carrollton Senior Center will host the annual Community Yard Sale at the East Carrollton Recreation Center on Saturday, October 4th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Proceeds from the rental of spaces will be used for additional fun activities and programmi
Ephesus Public Library will host guests Ken and Carol Duval on Tuesday, October 7th at 6 p.m. They are originally from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, the Duvals have gone around the world on a motorcycle. They recently returned from Cuba, and will be at
Haralson County Veterans 10th Annual Freedom Ride will be held on Saturday, November 8th, rain date, Saturday, November 15th. Event registration will be at 9 a.m., ride time, 10:30 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Tallapoosa and end at Helton Howland Veter
There will be a Native American Gathering at Helton Howland Park, Tallapoosa on Saturday, October 4th & Sunday, October 5th. They will have live entertainment, Flute playing, Drumming, Games, Story-telling, & Gospel Music. Proceeds will go to help
The 21st Annual Bremen Towne Festival, sponsored by the GFWC Bremen Junior Woman's Club will be held on Saturday, October 18th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Bremen. There will be arts and crafts, numerous activities and rides for children, train r
Visit the Tallapoosa Friends of the Library Bookstore located in the old Tallapoosa High School (Tallapoosa Cultural Arts Building,) on Robertson Avenue, The bookstore is open Thursday 1 - 4 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take time to browse through
The West Georgia Youth Range Association will be having their 7th Annual Fun Shoot on Saturday, October 11th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Budapest Cemetery Road (Landfill Road) in Waco. The event will be open to the public. Activities for the day will consist
The 2nd Annual Glow Red Devil Run will be held on Thursday, October 30th at Bowdon High School. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m., 1-mile fun run at 6:30 p.m., 5K Run at 7 p.m. Cost will be $20.00 pre-registration, $25.00 day of race. All proceeds will
The Central High School Chorus Auction will be held on Saturday, October 18th at 11 a.m. in the Central High School Cafeteria. For more information contact Shari Peek at 404-210-9159, Tammie Capps, 770-680-9575, or Laura Doss, 678-977-6145.
Bowdon Middle School will be having a Golf Tournament on Friday, October 10th at Oak Mountain Golf Course in Carrollton. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. For more information call 770-258-1778.
Church News
Shady Grove Baptist Church will be having their 128th Homecoming on Sunday, October 5th at 10:30 a.m. The Jonathans will be singing. They will have a covered dish lunch after the service in the Family Life Center. Everyone welcome to attend.
Old Veal School, 2753 Old Columbus Road, Roopville will be having a Gospel Singing on Saturday, October 11th, kitchen opens at 6 p.m., singing starts at 7 p.m. The singers will be Emmaus Road Quartet. Go and enjoy fresh hotdogs, hamburgers, fries, homemad
Salem Baptist Church, 344 Salem Church Road, Tallapoosa willl be having a Building Fund Benefit Singing and Meal on Saturday, November 1st at 7 p.m. The Spaghetti Dinner will start at 5 p.m., Adult Plate $7.00, Child's plate $5.00. The singers will be
Sandy Flat Baptist Church, Bowdon will be having their Pork Bar-B-Q on Saturday, October 11th from 11 am. - 4 p.m. Plates will be $7.00 each. Everyone welcome.
Bremen First United Methodist Church, 321 Hamilton Avenue, Bremen will be having their Trunk or Treat Fall Festival on Sunday, October 26th from 5-7:30 pm. Everyone welcome.
Roopville Road Baptist Church, 835 North Highway 27, will be having their Annual Hallelujah Night Festival, on Friday, October 31st from 6-8 p.m. They will have hayrides, inflatables, games, and free food. Everyone welcome.
Old Camp United Methodist Church, 77 Old Camp Church Road, Carrollton will be having their 39th Annual Barbecue on Saturday, October 18th from 12 noon - 6 p.m. Plates will be $8.00 each. Proceeds will go to Old Camp Fellowship Hall Fund and Faith Promise
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 1003 Pleasant Grove Church Road, Villa Rica will be having a Hallelujah Night on Friday, October 31st at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 1106 Maple Street, Carrollton will be having a Chicken Que on Saturday, October 11th from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The menu will be half BBQ chicken with homemade BBQ sauce, baked beans, cole slaw, bread, tea & de
Union Hill Baptist Church, 13621 County Road 10, Ranburne will be having their Good Old Time Revival on Sunday, October 5th at 5 p.m. CST, and Monday, October 6th - Wednesday, October 8th at 6;30 p.m cst. The Evangelist, Singer, Song Writer, Author &
First Baptist Church Buchanan, 3701 North Business 27, Buchanan will be having their Life Chain 2014 on Sunday, October 5th, from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. for an annual pro-life event to pray for the unborn. Please join them as they pray for all those affected b
Corinth Baptist Church, 43 Rockmart Road, Bremen will be having their "Our Only Hope" Big Tent Harvest Crusade on Sunday, September 28th - Wednesday, October 1st at 7 p.m. The Evangelist will be Jon Reed. They will have free food each night prio
Tallapoosa Church of God, corner of Highway 78 & Arbacoochee Road, Tallapoosa will be having a Benefit Singing for the church on Saturday, October 11th at 6 p.m. Everyone invited to attend.
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Join B92 this Saturday from 9am until noon at Mt. Zion Founder’s Day. The parade starts at 9am across from the fire dept on Maxwell St and ends at Gold’s Gym on Highway 16. Plus don’t forget about the different festival events that will raise money for the Carroll County Animal Shelter and Down Syndrome West Ga.
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