Bremen Police Chief Keith Pesnell says a Thursday morning standoff between a man threatening to harm himself and police "really could have gone either way."
Carroll County’s unemployment rate drops 1-tenth of a point down to 5.4-percent for the month of May.
Police say a 62-year old Virginia man who drove south around 8 hours this week to meet who he thought would be an underage girl, is now behind bars.
The City of Carrollton Fire Department has received the Insurance Services Office (ISO) top rating of Class 1.
Haralson County’s District-Four Commissioner Sammy Robinson tells WLBB Radio Tuesday, “As far as I’m concerned, increasing the millage rate is off the table” as an option to make up for the $700,000 shortfall in the fiscal year 2017 budget presented by Chairman Allen Poole this month.
A Waco man spent the night in the Carroll County Jail after Carrollton Police investigators determined that he used a wine-corkscrew to drill a hole so he could peer into a department store fitting room.
Mayor and city council in Mount Zion could soon appoint someone to fill council’s vacant post two seat.
On 06-09-16 Villa Rica Police Department was notified of a person that was shot on Old Stone Rd.
Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is inviting the community to exercise their bodies and minds by taking a walk through history this summer.
Tuesday, Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) delivered a speech on the House floor in support of the fiscal year 2017 Defense Appropriations bill, in which he noted the heightened importance of this legislation at a time when our nation is at war with radical Islamic terrorism.
This interactive, online summary details Southwire’s management approach, goals and progress in all defined material, or most important, sustainability topics and highlights examples of how Southwire is strengthening its focus in these areas.
Georgia Power to cease operations of all coal ash ponds within 3 years Company utilizing most advanced technologies and engineering practices
Police say a Villa Rica man was the victim in a rush hour drive by shooting on I-20 in Dekalb County, earlier this week.
Villa Rica P.D. has been notified that the department is one of three finalists for the Dr. Curtis McClung Award of Excellence presented by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police.
Over the last five years, the City of Carrollton, home to the University of West Georgia, has experienced significant growth in off campus multi-family housing.
Eddie Thompson replaces Juanita Howell as chief, who retired last month.
Villa Rica City Councilwoman Shirley Marchman will take over as interim-mayor for the city on July first.
The West Georgia Technical College Foundation has announced that Kellie Pickler will headline its 15th anniversary Black Tie & Boots concert at the WGTC Murphy Campus in Waco on August 6.
Non-city residents attending Carrollton City Schools this fall will pay lower tuition rates following unanimous approval from the board of education Tuesday.
A 17-year old Carrollton man is behind bars after police say he attempted an armed robbery of the Citgo Gas Station on Alabama Street, in broad daylight.
A new bike-sharing service could be up and running soon within the city of Carrollton.
A 71-year old Connecticut man who escaped from the Carroll County Convict Barracks nearly half a century ago, and captured by federal agents last month, should learn today whether or not he will be extradited back to Georgia.
Three local high school students have been selected to receive an all-expenses paid, weeklong trip to Washington, D.C. where they will get the chance to tour the nation’s capital as part of the 2016 Washington Youth Tour taking place June 9-16.
Villa Rica City Councilman Mike Williamson, who was sworn into office Jan. 8, 2014, has resigned from the council effective midnight June 30th citing his mother-in-law's health.
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has awarded 16 community home investment grants totaling more than $6.2 million across the state to build new single-family homes and help homeowners rehabilitate their homes.
A mega load is scheduled to begin a trip from the Alabama State line to Plant Bowen in Euharlee, Georgia at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2016.
Carrollton City Schools is currently will providing free meals to children while school is out through the “Seamless Summer” program.
The Community Foundation of West Georgia has awarded grants from the Katherine “Trinka” Davis Rynne Fund to five local organizations totaling $28,000.
Carroll County Fire Rescue receives notification from ISO (Insurance Services Office) that the county fire protection classification has been improved from a Class 4/5 to a Class 3.
City Of Carrollton’s 2016/2017 budget proposal calls for a slight increase to resident’s utility bills for the year.
Parents who want to know how their students’ school is performing can see a clearer picture at a new state of Georgia website.
The group of people determined to save the building known as the Hart House in Villa Rica shared some optimism this past weekend that the structure will be saved.
During the Wednesday, May 25, 2016 board meeting, The Carroll County Board of Education approved Zoe Evans as the new Principal of Bowdon High School and Josh Bingham as the new Chief Technology Officer.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal today swears in former District 68 Rep. Dusty Hightower as the newest superior court judge in the Coweta Judicial District.
A new study to be presented to Carrollton City Council next month will show that the city has an unhealthy ratio between rental properties and owned properties; and, that results in more services are being used by city residents than are actually being paid for through property taxes...
Carroll County voters on Tuesday opted for 4-more years of Marty Smith as Carroll County Commission Chairman.
On 05/23/16 at 12:14 AM, Villa Rica Police were notified of a robbery from the parking lot of the Chevron Station at 1217 Rockmart Rd.
The Church Improvement Fund established this year at the Community Foundation of West Georgia has issued its first grants totaling $22,227 to four local churches.
Carrollton Police reminding residents that it is unlawful to drive a motorized vehicle on the Carrollton Greenbelt pedestrian path, after having to issue a citation to a 19-year old Villa Rica man who thought it would be fun to drive his Ford Mustang around the portion near Hobbs Farm.
Bremen City Schools Superintendent David Hicks said he is not sure how his office will respond to a directive from the Obama administration that urged every public school district in the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity.
Secretary of State Brian P. Kemp honored nine Carrollton High School students who were the top-achieving Secretary of State Ambassadors in Georgia this school year.
The Carroll County School System celebrated its 2016 Valedictorians and Salutatorians at a special recognition breakfast on May 13, 2016 at Sunset Hills Country Club.
Haralson County Schools’ officials are anxious to see some changes made to the state-road outside Haralson County High School that will improve safety for drivers.
The attorney for the man who escaped from a prison camp in Carrollton 48 years ago and was discovered living in Connecticut last week, tells the Hartford Courant this weekend that he is asking Georgia officials to commute the balance of the sentence and to pardon him for his escape…
Honda Precision Parts of Georgia, LLC (HPPG) Thursday marked the 10th anniversary of manufacturing transmissions at its west Georgia facility in a celebration that included members of the local community and Honda associates.
British American Rubber Company (BARCO) a subsidiary of Montague Investments LLC, to invest $8.5 million and create 35 new jobs by opening a specialty rubber compounding facility in Tallapoosa, Georgia.
On Thursday, May 12, 12 for Life® held its annual commencement ceremony, celebrating the 10th class of graduates since its inception in 2007.
Villa Rica Mayor Jay Collins resigned today stating he plans to run for the Georgia General Assembly.
On 05-10-16 at 9:00 AM, Villa Rica Police received a report of an armed robbery at Arby’s on Hwy 61.
Carrollton Police are interviewing a 43-year old Carrollton man and his girlfriend after investigators say one fired a shot at the other within their Harmony Oaks Apartment home early this morning.
Extending its strong commitment to developing industry innovations, Southwire recently held its groundbreaking for the Thorn Customer Solutions Center.
U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland has formally designated The University of West Georgia’s Ingram Library to be the recipient of his public service records.
(6:30pm) Douglas County authorities have taken into custody a man suspected of firing his gun at a Haralson County Sheriff's deputy early Tuesday.
For the first time, Georgia high school students will have the opportunity to take college core classes over the summer tuition-free through the Move On When Ready initiative.
A Bremen man charged with aggravated child abuse in Cleburne County on Thursday may face additional charges after the baby he allegedly abused died Sunday.
After more than 48 years on the run, Georgia escapee Robert E. Stackowitz was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Connecticut on Monday.
On 05-05-16 at approximately 5:45 PM, Villa Rica Police responded to Hibbett’s Sports in reference to a robbery.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointment of Dustin W. Hightower to a Superior Court judgeship within the Coweta Judicial Circuit.
The latest College & Career Ready Performance Index Data from the 2014-2015 school year released this week, shows the Carroll County Schools District overall and Carroll County’s high schools outperformed the state.
On Wednesday May 4, 2016, the GBI’s Region One Field Office, Haralson County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia State Patrol, Haralson County Fire/Rescue, and the Haralson County EMA conducted a water and ground search for evidence in the Natoshia Smith homicide investigation.
On 05-04-16, at approximately 3:00 AM, Villa Rica Police responded to an alarm at the Chevron Convenience Store on Rockmart Rd.
Villa Rica City Council and mayor went behind closed doors for their discussion regarding the performance and compensation review for City Manager David Milliron.
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved the construction of the new fire station at Tyus-Carrollton Road.
A heightened focus on a deeper level of learning during the 2014-15 school year has allowed Carrollton City Schools to set a new system wide mark in the four year measures produced by the Georgia Department of Education.
The Room could get a little uncomfortable in the Holt-Bishop Justice Center in Villa Rica this evening, when the city’s Mayor and council discuss the annual performance and compensation review for City Manager David Milliron.
The Burson Center, business incubator and regional resource center, has been named one of the best resources for starting a business in Georgia by Startup Savant, an online magazine that introduces aspiring business owners to tools and resources.
West Georgia Technical College students who complete the associate degree in nursing (ADN) can now transfer to the University of West Georgia’s bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) without losing any course credits thanks to a Transfer Articulation Agreement signed by both institutions.
Two Carrollton High School students and a teacher were recognized at the annual Daughters of the American Revolution Awards ceremony earlier this month at the Neva Lomason Memorial Library in Carrollton.
Carrollton City Manager Tim Grizzard and city council are discussing several changes and/or additions to the city’s alcohol ordinance.
The city of Oxford, Alabama, has passed an ordinance making it illegal to use a public restroom different from the gender on a person's birth certificate...
A pair of important public safety projects could get started soon in Carroll County.
A telephone call to order a pizza lead Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon’s Office to arrest a local couple and charge them with financial transaction fraud.
A few days ago, I had a brief political discussion with one of my friends who happens to be a liberal Democrat.
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed four bills protect American taxpayers and hold the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) accountable. Representative Lynn Westmoreland, a staunch supporter of the Fair Tax, voted in favor of each piece of legislation, and issued the following response:
When Randall Redding decided to make a difference in his hometown of Bremen, Ga., he might have been the only one who imagined 25 years later that the construction firm he founded – R.K. Redding Construction, Inc. (RKR) – would grow to employ 50 people with more than $50 million in annual revenue.
Residents in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties have made significant improvements in their health behaviors, according to new county health rankings.
Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative was one of the 41 EMCs in Georgia that brought the issue of line worker safety before the 2016 Georgia General Assembly in the form of House Bill 767. Governor Nathan Deal signed the bill into law April 19.
Artists to be included in second half of 2016 bundle: The Oak Ridge Boys, Diamond Rio and John Berry
Greenway Health Appoints Scott Zimmerman as CEO and Tee Green as Executive Chairman
Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon has announced that two Bremen residents have been charged with the murder of 32 year old Haralson County resident Natoshia Melissa Smith.
Nursing facilities in Carroll and Haralson counties could soon come under close scrutiny by the U.S. Department Of Justice.
Carroll County School District has been selected to receive the 2016SSTAGE Star Award for Promising Practices at the system level.
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One of the most controversial bills to be passed by the General Assembly this year was Georgia’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA.)
Tallapoosa Police investigators help put an end to a major pawn shop burglary ring which police said resulted in at least 130 stolen weapons ending up on the streets of Atlanta.
The owners of the more than 190-year old Hart House in Villa Rica are giving those interested in saving the home from demolition, 2 months to come up with a plan to move the structure.
A local man is likely facing charges following his involvement in a fatal crash on the Highway 27 bypass around Cedartown Tuesday.
A national non-profit environmental group claimed Tuesday that the Chattahoochee River Basin is the nation’s “most endangered” waterway.
On 04-08-16, Officer Clark Cleveland and Officer Alyssa Hyatt began investigating multiple complaints of vehicles being broken into at the Hometown Lodge.
Haralson County School officials and the Haralson County Chief Magistrate Judge are making extra efforts to crack down on the system’s truancy problem...
At 64 years old, John Crosby has seen a lot of things change in his lifetime.
The University of West Georgia’s Emerging Healthcare Leaders (EHL) is reaching out to the West Georgia community to help make a difference in the lives of their neighbors.
Randstad Staffing is recruiting 14 employees to work at several manufacturing facilities in the north Georgia area.
The attorney representing a man accused in the shooting death of a pregnant Carrollton woman last July has withdrawn from the case.
Bremen Police playing roles in their own (non-televised) version of ‘Catch A Predator’ as a 2-month-long investigation results in the arrest of a 25-year old Talladega, Alabama man.
Today marks the 39th anniversary of what is considered the worst air disaster in Georgia’s history: the crash of Southern Airways Flight 242.
Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon Thursday said he was relieved to learn that a man who earlier this week called a young boy to his van, causing the boy to call for help from his parents—was not a predator…. He was just a salesman.
All employees of the Carrollton City Schools district can look forward to a 3-percent raise in the coming school year, according to soon-to-be-Superintendent Dr. Mark Albertus.
Carrollton’s Ward-1 city councilman Gerald Byrd says he is considering presenting a proposal that would require all drivers within city limits to use a hands-free device when talking on their cell phone.
Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon says his office is looking into the circumstances surrounding an unknown man attempting to lure a child toward his older model van.
Members of the local Sons Of Confederate Veterans group are placing miniature confederate flags on the graves of more than 1,000 confederate soldiers in Carroll County this week.
Carrollton Police are reminding area residents about the dangers of using prescription drugs while driving— after the effects of the opioid Lorcet may have been the reason a Bowdon woman crashed her vehicle into another over the weekend.
Georgia's District 28 Senator Mike Crane released the following statement after GA Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed the state's Religious Liberty bill...
Haralson County Schools Superintendent Jerry Bell tells students and their parents to enjoy spring break this week… but be prepared for Georgia Milestones testing when they come back to school the following week.
A Haralson County family of four was forced to spend Easter away from home this year, after a fire destroyed their house Friday.
Motorists in Villa Rica will begin testing reverse-angle-parking on a single city street in early April.
A substitute teacher has been arrested, along with three Cleburne County High students, after a video surfaced of the students hitting a special needs classmate in school.
The Department of Mass Communications at the University of West Georgia has won the 2016 Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award in the Department/Program category.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified the body of the man whose remains were discovered near the Georgia-Alabama state line one week ago...
Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon has released additional details surrounding the March 17th, 2016 discovery of a body near the Georgia and Alabama State line.
Advantage Carroll 2020 announced that pledges from local businesses, municipalities and individuals have reached more than $4 million, exceeding the $3.3 million goal.
Georgia District 30 State Senator Mike Dugan, says he is unsure at this time whether governor Nathan Deal will sign-off on the state’s latest religious liberty bill.
A six year old Newnan girl remains in intensive care this morning after she was rescued from the Chattahoochee River Friday afternoon.
Investigators release photo of tattoo in hopes of identifying homicide victim
Official says comments made during debate training or debate events or theater rehearsals are rare exceptions to (the UWG conduct) policy and do not reflect the University’s views or values.
The Haralson County Sheriffs Office is not saying much at this time about a decomposing body that was discovered close to Highway 78 and the Alabama state line Thursday.
The city of Tallapoosa laying out a list of projects this week they hope to begin by this summer.
A 42-year old Tallapoosa woman is pronounced dead at the scene following a single vehicle crash this week.
A man charged in the armed robbery of the BB&T Bank on Alabama Avenue in Bremen last month is now behind bars in Haralson County.
The world’s second largest chicken producer is recruiting about 35 production workers for their poultry-processing facility in Carrollton, next Thursday.
The Temple man who allegedly set his home on fire and assaulted a Carroll County Sheriff's Office deputy with a fire extinguisher is behind bars this afternoon.
The longest serving member on the Carroll County Board Of Commissioners will begin his 25th year on the board in 2017.
The city of Tallapoosa will use an outside firm to attempt to collect on delinquent property tax.
Walking and biking to school is a great way to get more exercise every day.
All 210 school buses used by the Carroll County School District and 50 of the system’s white fleet vehicles will be equipped with new tracking and diagnostic monitoring devices this fall...
Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials say a local Dollar General Store continues to ignore entrapment and fire hazards despite recent OSHA citations.
Georgia Department Of Transportation officials say they are “moving forward” with a project on US Highway 27 “near” where a collision last autumn resulted in the death of two teenage girls.
Some Haralson County Water customers will need to boil their water before using for any reason, at least into Saturday.
WKNG, King Country AM 1060 is pleased to introduce you to our new morning show host Seth Cain.
National Children’s Alliance recognizes Carroll County Child Advocacy Center for its delivery of high quality and effective services to child abuse victims through accreditation.
The Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit will soon be providing an accountability and resource court as an alternative to incarceration for individuals whose mental health challenges have made it difficult to stay out of jail.
Preferred Precision Group, a sub-contractor that manufactures automobile parts, will be recruiting about 60 quality inspectors for production facilities in Carroll and Haralson counties on Thursday, March 10.
University Of West Georgia officials continue to keep an eye toward the state senate and how legislators vote on a new bill that would allow licensed gun owners to carry concealed weapons in most places on all Georgia public college campuses.
Authorities continue to search near the county line of Carroll and Paulding counties for a man they say struck an officer, started a fire, and fled into the woods.
Local authorities are searching for a man they say attacked a deputy with a fire extinguisher during a confrontation at a home near the Carroll-Paulding County line.
Three young men were charged with armed robbery Monday after police say they played separate roles in robbing a local convenience store.
A Carroll County resident working towards her doctorate degree has asked us to help get the word out about one of her class projects and get some help from the public.
82 year old white male went missing at about 1030 hrs today from 934 Rome Street Apt. C
The Haralson County Schools board plans to decide on the 2016/17 school calendar at the next board meeting Tuesday.
Carroll County voters matched up with the rest of the state of Georgia, Tuesday— picking Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to represent their respective parties in the November general election.
Officials from Randolph County, Alabama, confirmed Tuesday that human remains found in the Tallapoosa River are those of a Carrollton man who had been missing since mid-January.
Human remains were discovered near the Tallapoosa River in Randolph County, Alabama this afternoon.
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2016 STAR Student/Teacher Achievement Recognition awards program at the February membership breakfast held at The Burson Center.
The announcement this month that District 72 State Representative Matt Ramsey of Peachtree City will not seek re-election in 2016 could result in one local representative becoming one of the more powerful Republicans in Georgia politics.
The Haralson County Commission has pledged $100,000 this year to fund economic development in the county.
Coweta Circuit District Attorney Peter Skandalakis has announced that he will be seeking his seventh term as district attorney.
Carrollton Police say a man visiting a friend at a local apartment Wednesday, accidentally shot himself in the abdomen.
In October 2013, Van Chatman was reported missing by his mother, Doris Deese.
Villa Rica Police Corporal Meredith Ivey has been named “Officer of the Year” by the Metropolitan Atlanta Police Emerald Society for her heroic efforts in rescuing an unconscious driver from a burning car in September.
Three west Georgia men accused in a deer beating incident in Arkansas last month, pleaded innocent last week...
On 11/19/15 Officer Micahiah Swain with the Villa Rica Police Department was involved in an incident at Wal-Mart during which a struggle occurred with the suspect.
On September 26, 2015 a patrol car driven by Trooper Anthony J. Scott collided with the vehicle occupied by teenagers Isabella Chinchilla, Kylie Lindsey, Dillon Wall, and Benjamin Finken.
Tuesday, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) announced there will be no tuition increase for the 2016-2017 academic year.
The Carrollton man accused of robbing a Bremen bank Saturday morning has been released from the Haralson County Jail and the charges against him have been dropped.
Villa Rica Mayor J. Collins says he is getting a lot of negative feedback from constituents and business owners regarding the city’s plans to implement reverse angle parking in downtown.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help auto supplier Yachiyo Manufacturing of America recruit more than 60 workers for its facility in Carrollton.
Bremen Police Lt. Blaine Cochran confirms that Carroll County Deputies have arrested the man investigators believe robbed the BB&T Bank of Bremen early this morning.
3:50pm - Bremen Police have identified 38-year old Tommy Thompson of Carrollton as the man they believe robbed a BB&T Bank early this morning. Investigators are currently interviewing someone they say may have also somehow been involved in this mornin
Bremen Police are currently searching the area near Alabama Avenue for a man they believe robbed the BB & T Bank this morning.
Bremen Police are currently searching the area near Alabama Avenue for a man they believe robbed the BB & T Bank this morning.
A 29-year old Bremen man was killed early Friday morning as the car he was riding flipped and landed on its roof.
By 8:00 Friday morning, a Go-Fund Me page has raised more than 12-hundred dollars to help a Bowdon family pay to repair damage to their home.
A multi-year collaborative process between Carrollton City Schools and the Carrollton Police Department has resulted in another improvement to school safety on the campus of Carrollton City Schools.
Carrollton Police have arrested a man they believe is involved with distributing counterfeit 20-dollar bills, similar to the ones WLBB Radio told you about last month.
Bowdon Police want to find out who painted racist graffiti over a home on Sally Ann Circle overnight Wednesday.
Villa Rica’s new city flag, along with the American and Georgia flags, were stolen from Bicentennial Park sometime over the weekend.
At least one local attorney believes that the Carroll County Board Of Commissioners does have the power to provide funds to local charitable organizations…
Tallapoosa city officials are looking at ways to recoup the close to $140,000 in delinquent property taxes that go back as far as 1992.
Haralson County Sheriff’s Eddie Mixon is requesting the assistance of the public in the search for 30 year old Steven Michael Godwin of Muscadine, Alabama.
The Carrollton City Schools Board of Education unanimously approved Dr. Mark Albertus as its new superintendent during the Board’s February scheduled meeting.
The Carrollton City Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the purchase of property known as 290 Tom Reeve Drive in Carrollton during Tuesday night’s Board Meeting. The property previously housed Winnelson Plumbing Supply. The final purchase price is $358,000.00.
2016 Carroll County Republican Party Scholarship Award Program
A Haralson County jury finds a Buchanan man guilty of murder on Friday.
Early voting for the Presidential Preference Primary and Carrollton City Council Ward Two special election is now underway at the county administrative building on 423 College St. in Carrollton.
In the coming weeks, a coordinated effort will occur to further educate the public on the initiative.
Carrollton Appears on Washington Post Rankings for Sixth Consecutive Year
Charges were filed against three Georgia men on Thursday after the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission investigated a video that showed a deer being beaten with a textbook.
A jury in Haralson County this week could decide the fate of a Buchanan man accused of murder.
Residents of a community just west of Carrollton city limits say they are looking forward to the placement of some much needed stop signs on one of their well-traveled roads next week.
A 35-year old Bowdon woman has filed a civil lawsuit against a former Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputy, who she claims engaged in "outrageous behavior" while he was in her home.
Conservative pastors from the Georgia Baptist Convention and Georgia Baptist Mission are pointing to last year’s threatened lawsuit over a mass baptism outside Villa Rica High School as an example why state lawmakers should pass a Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
...Flash flood watch remains in effect from 1 pm est this afternoon through late tonight
Two new members were sworn into service on the West Georgia Technical College Board of Directors at its January meeting by Carroll County Magistrate Judge William Brewer.
Carrollton city officials are currently looking into whether or not it is legal for the city to contribute tax-payer money to local non-profits.
Highlighting the 61st Annual Dinner of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce was the awarding of Citizen of the Year to Catherine Gordon, Horizon Award to Wayne Johnson, Entrepreneur of the Year to Tom Wysoczynski, and the Thomas S. Upchurch Workforce Education Award to Scott Cowart.
A 20-year old Villa Rica man could face animal-cruelty-related charges in another state after a video of what appears to be him hitting an injured deer in the head with a book goes viral this week.
We now know of three names that will likely be on the ballot for Georgia's 3rd congressional district to replace congressman Lynn Westmoreland this May.
However, still no potential qualifiers for that race coming out of Carroll County.
Carrollton City Schools has achieved “Partner in Prevention,” a nationally- recognized public standard to end child sexual abuse.
A second person has announced his intent to qualify for Georgia’s District Three Congressional seat race.
Carrollton Police are encouraging consumers to take a second look at that 20-dollar bill they received as change when shopping.
Hundreds of local residents and thousands statewide will be affected by a change in the scoring system administered by the GED Testing Service, which is lowering the passing score from 150 to 145.
Matt Brass of Newnan has announced he will seek the open seat to represent the 28th District in the Georgia State Senate. Georgia’s 28th District encompasses part or all of Coweta, Heard, Carroll and Troup counties.
The Carrollton City Schools Board of Education held a called meeting today to deliberate on the selection of the next person to lead the system as Superintendent...
On 01/21/16 at approximately 4:30 AM Villa Rica Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the Race Trac on Hwy 61.
District 18 State Representative Kevin Cooke says he wants to see Georgia tax-payers get a rebate based on the money they have already spent towards Georgia’s new gas tax implemented last summer.
The Carroll County District Attorney’s Office next month plans to present to a grand jury, the information they have relating to the fatal collision between a Georgia State Patrol vehicle and a car carrying Paulding County teenagers last September.
79-year old Lamar Allen Putnam has now been missing for five days…
Forecasters say those living north of the I-20 corridor in our listening area could see some wintry precipitation today.
It is unclear whether or not Tallapoosa residents will see their convenience center fees waived anytime soon but Haralson County Commission Chairman Allen Poole says he is at least open to discussing the issue with Tallapoosa city officials.
Bremen city schools’ officials say they are out of appeals— and are now ready to accept the Georgia High School Association ruling that beginning this fall, Bremen High School will compete as a AAA school instead of AA for all GHSA affiliated sports and activities.
Carrollton High School is one of fourteen schools in Georgia participating in the Secretary Of State’s Ambassador Program.
Tallapoosa Mayor Pete Bridges this week said he fears what he calls an “unfair charge” to city residents to use the county landfill will lead them to improperly dump waste in unlawful places.
Local authorities have charged an emergency medical technician for a local ambulance service with sexually assaulting a hospital patient who was in his care.
A new and ‘way-too-early' poll suggests that State Senator Josh McKoon might have the best chance at replacing Congressman Lynn Westmoreland as the District Three Rep when he retires at the end of this year.
On Monday, January 11, 2016 at about 11:34 pm, Villa Rica Police were notified of an armed robbery at the Wilco/Hess Travel Plaza on Liberty Road.
Following President Obama’s State of the Union address to Congress, U.S. Representative Lynn Westmoreland issued a statement:
Today Judge Bill Hamrick sentenced Jonathan Quentin Irving and Chris Antoine Blackwell to life in prison for the April 29, 2013 armed robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank located at the corner of Bankhead Highway and Almon Road in Carrollton.
Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon has released details of two arrests in a burglary of a home on Windy Lake Road in Bremen.
The big priorities for the city of Villa Rica in 2016 will be infrastructure, water, water pipes, roads and sidewalks, according to City Manager David Milliron.
Rescue crews in North Carolina recover the body of a Villa Rica man after he apparently fell from a walkway near a waterfall into a river.
Representative Lynn Westmoreland (GA-03) has announced he will no longer seek reelection in 2016.
More Carroll County residents are applying for weapons carry licenses than at any time in recent memory.
A 53-year old Temple woman convicted of defrauding unemployment insurance programs in seven states was sentenced Tuesday to 51 months in prison.
Villa Rica Police Officer Clark Cleveland was honored this week by Chief Michael Mansour together with Mayor J. Collins and City Council Members for his lifesaving efforts involving an infant.
Please know the City of Villa Rica has been advised of a scheduled traffic control signal outage at the Intersection of Interstate 20 and SR 61/Industrial Boulevard (Exit 24) from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Wednesday,
Carrollton assistant city manager Tim Grizzard will be the city’s next city manager effective February 1st.
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The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Southwire Company, LLC recruit a number of general plant labor positions for the company’s manufacturing facilities in Carrollton and Villa Rica.
Villa Rica has a new city flag. The new fixture within the city was unveiled during the New Year’s Eve annual Nugget Drop event and soon after was flying over Villa Rica’s City Hall, city departments, and municipal parks and cemeteries.
With the holidays just behind us, Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon says burglars often work overtime in January – targeting your new holiday gifts.
National Weather Service Meteorologist Brian Lynn says the second round of rains this week— expected for Wednesday— will not bring as much precipitation as the Christmas Eve storm did.
A single vehicle crash early Sunday morning results in the death of a Carrollton man.
A lot of rain in a short period of time this morning. Carrollton’s Asst. City Manager Tim Grizzard says six inches fell in Carrollton over a 24-hour period, based on precipitation collected at city water plants.
City Manager Casey Coleman has announced his retirement effective February 1, 2016 after 25 years of service with the City of Carrollton
On 12-01-15 the Villa Rica Police Department was notified of downloads of known child pornography being conducted at an address in Villa Rica.
Rain and wet weather continue to be a concern for our region.
Tallapoosa Mayor Pete Bridges Tuesday released a long list of city projects he would like to see completed in 2016.
All three of Tanner’s inpatient acute and critical access hospitals have been named among the nation’s “Top Performers on Key Quality Measures” by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America.
Carrollton City Council today rolled out their 2016 agenda consisting of five ordinances and five resolutions that make up what will be the council’s focus for the first three months of 2016.
Four Haralson County High School Army J-ROTC cadets are awarded with the U-S Army’s highest recognition available to students on Thursday.
West Georgia Technical College officials announced this week that sixty-six area families are benefiting from the West Georgia Technical College Foundation’s Project Care initiative.
Twenty-five Bremen residents are displaced from their motel apartment homes after a fire this morning destroys about 75-percent of the Golden Eagle Complex on Atlantic Avenue.
Georgia DOT Communications Officer, Mohamed M. Arafa this week confirmed that at least four new local projects are listed in the Georgia DOT Construction Work Program.
Carrollton city is exercising eminent domain to secure an easement for an ongoing major project.
Another report of a gun-shot being fired in Carrollton— over the weekend.
Bremen residents are asking, “What is that awful smell?”
Ed Dudley Retires After 30 Seasons in Coaching
Villa Rica mayor J. Collins vetoed a proposed 5-percent increase to city-customer water rates Tuesday.
Villa Rica city officials are hoping to learn more about a neglected historic baptismal located on Spring Street, between South Carroll road and Thomas Dorsey Drive.
"Last Comic Standing" winner Rod Man returned home on Sunday to make Christmas really special for a dozen children from four families in need.
Carrollton Police say a woman was treated and released from Tanner Medical Center early this morning after a fired bullet struck the ground and a fragment entered her leg.
Carroll County Schools Supt. Scott Cowart was named "Georgia's 2016 School Supt. Of Year" by the Georgia School Superintendents Association...
The Coweta judicial District Attorney's Office released the following statement Friday following the murder conviction of Kevin Jackson, Jr...
Carrollton Police have released the names of the two Carrollton men who were shot at a local apartment late Thursday and investigators say charges are pending… against them.
Carrollton Police say two Carrollton men believed to be in their 20’s are in an Atlanta hospital after being shot last night at a local apartment building.
Saturday marks the 58th anniversary of the most catastrophic event in Carroll County history.
Carrollton City Schools announced Thursday that CCS superintendent Dr. Kent Edwards has been offered and intends to accept the job of superintendent of the Kearney Public School District in Kearney, Nebraska. Transition plans will be finalized in the coming weeks.
Right now, Carrollton Police are at the scene of a shooting at an apartment building in Carrollton, just north of the University Of West Georgia campus.
As of 9:00pm, Carrollton Police are investigating a reported shooting at a Carrollton apartment building.
Carrollton voters have decided on Walt Hollingsworth to be the city’s mayor beginning in 2016.
Carrollton-based attorney Jason Swindle has agreed to represent the former Bowdon High School softball coach charged with sexual assault last week.
Villa Rica residents frustrated with water quality issues last month will not be compensated by the city.
Villa Rica city officials are talking a lot about water this week.
A former Bowdon Middle School resource teacher/ high school softball coach charged with sexual assault is free on a $50,000 special conditions bond.
Tallapoosa Police have two suspects in custody and two more are on the run following a break-in at a local pawnshop this morning.
Rate in Carroll drops .20 in October to 6.1-percent. More than a point lower than this time last year.
On 11-19-15 Officer Micahiah Swain with the Villa Rica Police Department responded to Wal-Mart due a stolen cell phone being traced to that location.
A Carroll County jail work detail inmate took his outdoor privileges just a little too far Thursday afternoon when he chose to flee from custody as he and his fellow crewmembers were returning to the jail at the end of the day.
VRPD is looking for a black Mercedes SUV that left the Villa Rica Wal-Mart parking lot before 10:00pm Thursday evening.
Day one of qualifying for two special elections in Carroll County produced four candidates.
Carroll EMC is alerting their customers to be aware of a phone scam that has targeted numerous residents this week.
Carrollton Schools Superintendent Kent Edwards, is a finalist for the same position in a school district in his native state of Nebraska.
Villa Rica City Manager David Milliron presented the city of gold’s 2016 proposed annual operating & capital budget to city council and the public for the first time Monday.
The release of statewide results for the new Milestones testing system shows that all Carrollton City Schools outperformed the rest of the state in critical categories with Carrollton Middle School performing above the state average in all subject areas.
The tragedy in Paris is a reminder that ISIS is still a grave threat to our American values and way of life.
A local mayor said Thursday, that residents who get water service from his city, should not have to pay their water bill this month.
BlazeSports America honored those in Georgia who have made a significant impact through adaptive sport and recreation at its Triumph of the Human Spirit Awards held earlier this month at the Art and Angela Williams Theater at the Primerica Global Headquarters in Duluth.
Are any rules or laws being broken when a city manager publicly endorses a candidate, running for mayor in the city he or she manages?
Thirty-four nonprofit organizations in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties received $358,600 Wednesday from the Community Foundation of West Georgia’s Community Impact Fund.
Mayor Bridges called the meeting to order on Monday evening, November 9, 2015.
Bremen High School continues to have one of the highest graduation rates in the state of Georgia; while every high school in Carroll and Haralson counties saw an increase in their graduation rate in 2015 over the previous year.
US Army Colonel Robert Lee Washington Powell of Carrollton was inducted into the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame on November 7, 2015, in Columbus, Georgia. Colonel Powell was inducted under the Valor category.
Three teenagers are facing felony charges in Haralson County. They are alleged to have played rolls in the armed robbery of a local convenience store last week.
The following is a press release approved by Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney, Peter Skandalakis... regarding fatal shooting of Kenneth Dothard in May of 2015.
Jason Roger Times (34) of Jonesboro has been arrested for burglary and racketeering charges. He is currently in the Carroll County Jail with multiple felony charges.
The Women’s Business Alliance on Wednesday named educator Paula Gillispie as the 2015 Woman of the Year.
Three incumbent mayors will be back in office in 2016. One local mayor’s race will continue into December; and, the education special purpose option sales tax will continue in both Carroll and Haralson counties.
Carroll County Elections’ officials are hoping for a good turnout of voters today. Less than 4-percent of the county’s 48,000 active voters cast early ballots during the three-week early voting period.
Kids love superheroes way more than they love vegetables.
Tanner Health System is partnering with the physicians at West Georgia Urology this November to offer free prostate cancer screenings to area men.
The first Monday in October marks the beginning of a new session for the Supreme Court of the United States where they have so far agreed to hear 34 cases.
The Haralson County School system is one of only nine school districts in the state of Georgia that would not see an increase in the money it gets from the state, if governor Nathan Deal and state legislators approve a new formula for funding schools that was proposed by the governor’s Education Reform Commission this week.
Here’s an idea of how much it costs to run a political campaign for mayor for the city of Carrollton.
Two members from Carroll County’s Fire Rescue squad were recognized with state honors Thursday.
Both Carrollton City’s and Carroll County Schools’ districts could benefit financially from a potential re-working of the way the state of Georgia funds schools.
Federal officials say a former Transportation Security Administration agent and Atlanta police officer was sentenced to 27 months in prison for his role in a Jamaican-based lottery scheme that targeted elderly victims in the U.S.
The University of West Georgia and UWG President Dr. Kyle Marrero were honored by Chancellor Hank Huckaby of the University System of Georgia with the Service Excellence Award as Outstanding Institution of the Year on Wednesday, Oct. 21 during a ceremony at Georgia Perimeter College.
Joshua M. Smith of Central High School, was named Carroll County School System Teacher of the Year at the Board Meeting on Thursday, October 22, 2015.
Villa Rica city officials announced Wednesday that the city has accepted a gift of more than 159 acres of conservation land that will be developed into a passive park for the community along Conners road at Nally road on the Douglas County side of the city.
If the existing U.S. trade embargo against Cuba is to be lifted any-time in the near future, Georgia’s 30th district state senator Mike Dugan says he wants The Peach State to be prepared to take advantage of new trading opportunities.
Villa Rica city officials Wednesday said they continue to look for ways to keep tractor-trailers from crossing the train tracks in historic downtown.
Carrollton City Schools has announced the results of the annual “Gold and Black Give Back” Homecoming program.
The Carroll County Emergency Management Agency is in the process up updating the county’s hazard mitigation plan designed to reduce risks from natural hazards and serve as a strategic guide for decision-makers as they commit resources.
Carrollton City Schools announced today that Carrollton High School has earned the prestigious AdvancED STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) certification.
Governor Nathan Deal announced this week that Carroll County Schools was one of four school systems selected to receive a 2016 Georgia Innovation Fund Implementation Grant in the amount of $700,000.
The Bremen City Schools District is reaching out to those affected by the severe flooding in South Carolina this week.
On Tuesday morning (October 6, 2015) Deputies responded to a residential burglary in the Cross Plains area where a large number of guns, jewelry, and other items of value were taken along with the theft of a “Side by Side” ATV.
Carrollton City Schools was recognized with the Golden Radish Award, a prestigious state-wide farm to school distinction which acknowledges the outstanding leadership of school representatives building comprehensive farm to school programs.
The Haralson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 25-year old Buchanan man who was struck by a train Tuesday.
GSP investigators say alcohol was a factor in a crash that resulted in the death of a 67-year old Villa Rica man late Saturday. He was the passenger in a vehicle being driven by his wife.
WLBB has confirmed the Georgia State Patrol has fired the trooper involved in a violent crash that killed two Paulding County teenagers in Carroll County last weekend.
With students out for the Fall Holiday, an intruder drill will be held at Carrollton Junior High School as part of the staff’s professional development program on Thursday, Oct. 1.
EPA Pays Act is the second bill in a series of bills targeting EPA abuse and overreach
Georgia Power announced this week that the company is developing a closure timeline for all of its 29 ash ponds and expects to finalize and release the schedule within the next six months.
Five Carrollton City Schools eighth graders have been designated members of the Carrollton City Schools’ inaugural REACH Scholarship class, offering these students the opportunity to become the first generation in their families to attend college.
Almost 90 employers and other organizations are set to participate in the 12th Annual Career Expo Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Columbus.
Villa Rica mayoral candidate Jodi Mount says she hopes to see the city’s council and staff make every possible effort to prevent Mirror Lake Parkway in Douglas County from being closed to traffic.
Two teenaged girls were are killed and a state trooper injured following a two-car collision in Carroll County late Saturday.
Work could begin soon on resurfacing US 27/State Route (SR) 1 in Carroll County.
Carrollton City Schools announced Thursday the system has earned a $270,000 technology grant through the Federal Communications Commission’s category 2 e-rate program.
Bremen city officials say they expect to have new signage up around the city by the end of this month that will tell the tale of the city’s textile heritage history.
The city of Villa Rica is preparing residents for changes coming up soon in the way they will have to park when in the historic downtown area.
HCSO have captured escpaed inmate. He was captured less than a mile away from where he had walked away from inmate detail work, and without incident according to HCSO.
The City Of Villa Rica must decide whether or not it wants to take ownership of a private road in the Mirror Lake subdivision after the Home Owner’s Association announced it intends to close a portion of Mirror Lake Parkway this December.
The Georgia Bureau Of Investigation has used dental records to identify human skeletal remains discovered at a long abandoned house near the Haralson - Paulding county line in late August.
First Lady Sandra Deal, wife of Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, toured Carrollton schools Monday to learn more about how schools, in partnership with the community, are creating a recipe featuring healthy foods and physical exercise to nourish academic success.
A former candidate for mayor in Temple looks to be the city’s next ward three councilman after the only other person to qualify in that race withdraws his name.
Carroll County Schools’ officials Friday released the conclusion to their own investigation into the controversial baptisms on the Villa Rica High School football field.
Tanner Health System will offer outpatient access to diagnostic imaging services, as well as a new cardiac rehabilitation center and more with the construction of the Tanner Health Pavilion in Carrollton.
One of the Bremen Police Department’s most popular officers is retiring this year.
On Monday 09-07-15, at approximately 1:40 AM, Villa Rica Police Department responded to an accident involving a vehicle fire on Industrial Blvd.
On 09-07-15 at approximately 3:00 PM, Villa Rica Police Responded to the Watering Hole Sports Bar on Bankhead Hwy due to reports of a fight and a person that had been stabbed.
Would you reward your own son or daughter for talking back, telling lies, and stealing? No, of course not.
CARROLLTON, Ga., September 8, 2015 - After a career as the King of Morning Radio in Atlanta, Tallapoosa, Ga native, Rhubarb Jones, launched his new show on the west Georgia airwaves on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 10 a.m. on Great Classics 98.9.
Despite having spent tens of billions of dollars on cyber security measures, the number of companies that have suffered data breaches reads like a Who’s Who of the Fortune 500 list.
The following is a list of candidates who qualified this week for the November ballot:
Carrollton Mayor Wayne Garner has withdrawn his name from the qualifying list for the 2015 election, according to a Carroll County Elections official.
On 06-26-15 Villa Rica Police began investigating an armed robbery during which a juvenile was shot in the leg.
Georgia's District 16 House Rep. Trey Kelley says he is optimistic that state legislators can make a cut to Georgia’s income tax rate sometime in the 2016 session.
Villa Rica makes national news on Wednesday for a baptism video that has gone viral.
For the second consecutive year, Becker's Hospital Review has named Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica among the nation’s "100 Great Community Hospitals," a list based on community hospitals' accolades, quality and service to their communities.
A winning Georgia Lottery instant ticket has revealed a surprising prize for one lucky Carrollton warehouse worker.
On 08-31-15 a citizen witnessed a suspicious person on Parkway Circle.
Local authorities are awaiting lab results on human skeletal remains discovered Saturday at a long abandoned house on Coppermine Road near the Haralson - Paulding County line.
A couple of young entrepreneurs from Carrollton are developing a handy accessory for our I-Phones and Androids.
With qualifying for local municipal races about two weeks away, we have already heard from several residents who are preparing to run for office.
On its face, I am a supporter for capital punishment.
On 08/19/15 Villa Rica Police began investigating an armed robbery at the United Community Bank.
Villa Rica Police have arrested a Villa Rica- Paulding County man in connection with Wednesday’s armed robbery of United Community Bank.
A former vice-chairman on the Haralson County Board of Education is indicted this week on eight counts of child molestation.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will assist several other organizations with a career expo in Carrollton on Tuesday, Sept. 1.
Special Agent in Charge (SAC) J. Britt Johnson, in conjunction with Chief Michael P. Mansour, Villa Rica Police Department, requests the public’s assistance with regard to today’s armed bank robbery at the United Community Bank, Villa Rica, Georgia.
Villa Rica Police and the FBI are investigating an alleged armed robbery this afternoon at the United Community Bank on West Bankead Hwy.
The Villa Rica City Council recently modified its golf cart ordinance in response to a high level of concern for occupant safety as well as pedestrians in neighborhoods and downtown Villa Rica.
Haralson County Sheriff Eddie MIxon released a statement Monday, following an internal investigation into an incident in which a deputy shot and killed a local woman's canine.
Thanks to the generous support of the Carroll County Humane Society, June 2015 was the most successful month for cat adoptions in the Carroll County Animal Shelter’s history, with 98 cats and kittens being adopted.
The Carroll EMC Foundation awarded 55 local organizations with Impact Grants which totaled more than $97,000 for projects that will benefit local communities.
Carrollton City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kent Edwards has announced exciting enrollment numbers for the Carrollton City School system following the traditional five day count of students.
The idea of bringing a public bus system or something similar to Carroll County still has legs (or wheels).
Some of our listeners in Carrollton are making sure we make you aware of the latest wave of phone scams targeting the elderly.
Some students at Mt. Zion High School claimed this week that they are not being allowed to fly the American flag on the back of their vehicles on school property.
The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the stabbing death of a Tallapoosa man over the weekend.
The 2016 legislative session undoubtedly will see the Georgia General Assembly discuss issues related to health care, including our rural hospital crisis, the growing number of Georgians on Medicaid and Medicare, medical education funding, physician retention and many others.
Two Temple women arrested for shoplifting in Atlanta last weekend say what they are accused of was all a big misunderstanding.
Villa Rica’s Golden City Lion’s Club plans to honor two of the city’s fallen soldiers with American Heroes Tribute Banners that will be permanently placed in well-traveled spots in the downtown area.
The Carrollton Police Department’s ACE Unit shuts down an alleged drug operation Wednesday, where those involved were allegedly working out of a local motel.
Local and state dignitaries joined officials of Yachiyo Manufacturing of America (YMA) to celebrate the groundbreaking for Phase Two of the auto manufacturing operation which opened in Carrollton in 2014.
Tanner Health System will move forward with plans to build a new hospital facility in Randolph County, Ala., after voters approved a referendum to support a 1 percent sales tax to finance the new hospital’s construction.
Kids in Villa Rica getting ready for school to start this week got a big surprise Monday when NBA star Jae Crowder met up with them at Gold Dust Park and handed out free school supplies and backpacks.
It didn't take long for Carrollton Police to locate and arrest the man they believe robbed a local convenience store Sunday morning.
Southwire Company, LLC, North America’s leading manufacturer of wire and cable used in the distribution and transmission of electricity, knows that offering a solid sustainability internship not only attracts bright talent but can keep them on as sustainability experts.
Temple Elementary School partnered with Villa Rica Home Depot for a school beautification project over the summer.
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
A Tallapoosa man has collected a hefty prize from the Georgia Lottery just days after accepting a new job.
Due to the extremely hot weather, the City of Carrollton Mayor and Council have suspended admission fees to the Midtown Water Park and Lakeshore Pool through Sunday, (July 19, 2015).
The Georgia Welcome Center on Interstate 20 in Tallapoosa will close for renovations starting Monday, July 20 for a maximum of 55 days.
Carrollton Police have made an arrest following their investigation into the murder of a pregnant woman who was shot through the window of her home earlier this week.
Environmental health officials with the Haralson County Health Department have confirmed the first two cases of animal rabies in the county this year. One case, a fox, was in the Temple area, and the other, a raccoon, was near Buchannan, but officials emphasize animal rabies can be found throughout the county.
The Villa Rica City Council publicly approved the purchase of 13.44 acres of bank-owned property at Tuesday night’s meeting. Land that is designated to expand the recreation facilities at the Villa Rica Civic Center & Sports Complex (V-Plex) at 1605 Highway 61.
The Venue, a new special events hall, is soon to debut in downtown Villa Rica.
Carrollton Police are investigating an apparent homicide of a pregnant woman.
Alcohol and/or drugs may have been a factor in a single vehicle crash over the holiday weekend that resulted in the death of a 23-year old Villa Rica man.
Southwire Company has signed an agreement with ABB, Inc., to purchase a high-voltage and extra high-voltage underground transmission cable manufacturing plant in Huntersville, North Carolina.
Carroll Symphony Orchestra performs an all-American concert on the lawns of Carrollton Elementary School, beginning at 8:30 p.m. and culminating with favorite patriotic marches and aerial fireworks show.
The 10th Anniversary Fireworks Extravaganza scheduled for this afternoon and evening at the V-Plex in Villa Rica has been postponed until next Friday.
More west Georgians will be setting off fireworks on their own this Independence Day holiday thanks to new legislation that took effect this week allowing for consumers to buy and use fireworks in Georgia.
Villa Rica Police continue to investigate a home invasion that resulted in an 11-year old boy being shot in the leg.
Bremen Police Chief Keith Pesnell says he was so moved by a recent presentation from a local Director of DFACS that he wanted to be able to do something special for area foster children.
Move Over, Beethoven!
Young Composers Prepare Their Works for Debut
Marriage licenses will be issued to same sex couples in Carroll County-- as they can be all across the nation following the Supreme Court's decision that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.