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The Villa Rica Downtown Development Authority has two open positions. The DDA's mission is to oversee the revitalization ...
Join us for Live Election Night CoverageTuesday Night May 24th at 7pm with Colin Worthington live from the Carroll County Ele...
For sale: 6 year old Paint Horse, 400.00, call 678-628-7819.
For sale: 3 year old solid black pony, and 14 year old POA pony 325.00 each, call 770-459-5169.
Please make plans to attend the Concerned Veterans For America Meeting on Thursday, May 19th. 6 p.m. at Helton-Howland Park, ...
Main Street Economic Vitality Committee Meeting will be held on Friday, May 13th, 11:30 a.m. at the City Hall Conference Room...
Now that our schools are teaching more children with disabilities, the children without disabilities are getting some special...
There will be a Community Free Food Truck on Thursday, May 5th, 9 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church Parking Lot, 312 Atlantic Av...
National Crime Victim's Rights Week will be observed the week of May 2nd. The goal of this annual observance is to unite ...
Main Street Design Committee will be held on Friday, May 6th, 1 p.m. at City Hall Conference Room, 571 W. Bankhead Highway, V...
Main Street Organization Committee will be held on Friday, May 6th, 11:30 a.m. at City Hall Conference Room, 571 W. Bankhead ...
Properly dispose of unused or expired medications at the Villa Rica Police Department. A drug drop-off box is available in th...
Lucky Paws Humane Society Rabies Clinic will be held on Saturday, May 21st from 2-4 p.m. at Helton Howland Park, Highway 78, ...
The city of Oxford in eastern Alabama, has passed an ordinance making it illegal to use a public restroom different from the ...
Wants: Laying Hens, call 678-371-3969.
The City Council will have its monthly Work Session on Thursday, April 28th, 3 p.m. at the City Courthouse, Holt-Bishop Justi...
Residents in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties have made significant improvements in their health behaviors, according to ...
This class will give you and your birthing partner the information and skills you need for a positive birthing experience. Th...
The Diabetes Prevention Program is a series of free classes that can help you make lasting changes to fight the key risk fact...
Wants: Laying Hens, call 256-463-9891
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in the Parish Center, 210 Old Center Point Road, Carrollton will be having their 3...
Join the Haralson County Republican Women at their meeting on Thursday, April 21st at the Haralson County Chamber of Commerce...
For sale: 6 year old Paint Horse & Bay Colt Stud, 300.00 for both, Black Racking Mare, good trail horse, 500.00, & 17 month o...
Carrollton: The University of West Georgia’s Emerging Healthcare Leaders (EHL) is reaching out to the West Georgia comm...
The Haralson County Board of Tax Assessors will hold its regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 12th at 8 a.m. The meeti...
There will be an account set up at Community and Southern Bank in Carrollton to raise money to help Grayson's mama and da...
There will be a Free Rabies Clinic on Saturday, April 16th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Carroll County Animal Hospital at Oak Moun...
Simplify your life by opening a Social Security account allowing you immediate access to your personal Social Security inform...
Villa Rica Parks Recreation and Leisure Services are looking for Volunteers to help with their upcoming 2016 events! Voluntee...
Giveaway: 6 Black Lab Puppies, call 770-562-4065
The Villa Rica Police Department will be hosting their Youth Academy 2016 beginning on Monday, June 27th through Thursday, Ju...
For sale: Horses, Racking Colt, Strawberry Roam, Black Mare & 2 Half Lingers, call 678-628-7819
Carroll County 4-H is having camp sign up now until April 6th for 4th-6th grade students.The camp will be June 27th through J...
National Children’s Alliance recognizes Carroll County Child Advocacy Center for its delivery of high quality and effec...
The Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit will soon be providing an accountability and resource court as an alternative to incarceratio...
There will be a Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 19th, 11 a.m. at Bremen Parks and Recreation Field 3, 417 R...
In honor of the "West Georgia Reads" baseball theme, Ephesus Public Library will host author John Bell on Tuesday, ...
Main Street Economic Vitality Committee Meeting will be held on Friday, March 11th, 11:30 a.m. at City Hall Conference Room, ...
Live Well will be offering a free, six session Living Well with Diabetes Workshop to help you manage diabetes. Classes will m...
Calvary Baptist Church, 312 Atlantic Avenue, Bremen will be having a Community Free Food Truck on Thursday, March 3rd from 10...
Lowell Congregational Holiness Church, 1725 Lowell Road, Carrollton will be having a Benefit Singing to help pay funeral expe...
Main Street Organization Committee Meeting will be held on Friday, March 4th, 11:30 a.m. at Villa Rica City Hall, 571 W Bankh...
For sale: 2 Horses, call 678-628-7819.
The Villa Rica City Council will meet on Thursday, February 25th, 3 p.m. in the Holt-Bishop Justice Center, Municipal Courtro...
Fullerville Baptist Church, 423 Old Town Road, Villa Rica will be having their March Madness Youth Revival every Friday in Ma...
Bowdon High School art students have had the opportunity to make bowls for this year's Empty Bowls Fundraiser to benefit ...
The special education departments of local school districts and the West Georgia Transition Council will be hosting a Job and...
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 damag...
Haralson County Republican Women's meeting will be held on Thursday, February 18th, 11:30 a.m. at Wright Way BBQ and Wing...
Bowdon Police want to find out who painted racist graffiti over a home on Sally Ann Circle overnight Wednesday.The family had...
Family Storytime will be held on Thursday, February 11th, 5 p.m. at the Villa Rica Public Library, 70 Horace Luther Drive, Vi...
Picture This Session II will be held on Monday, February 29th from 3-5 p.m. at the Buchanan-Haralson Public Library, 145 Cour...
On Saturday, February 13th, 11 a.m. Ephesus Public Library will be hosting a reception for the Georgia Artists With DisAbilit...
For sale: BB Red Game Rooster, 8 months old, call 770-834-2797.
Carroll County Fire Rescue will be holding its annual "Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Drive on Saturday, February 6th...
Residents can safely dispose of old prescription medications at the Villa Rica Police Department, 101 Main Street, Villa Rica...
Carrollton, GA – Carrollton City Schools has achieved “Partner in Prevention,” a nationally- recognized pub...
Calvary Baptist Church, 312 Atlantic Avenue, Bremen will be having a Community Free Food Truck on Thursday, February 4th from...
Mt. Paran Baptist Church, 1201 County Road 40, Fruithurst will be having their Women's Retreat on Saturday, January 23rd ...
The Concerned Veterans America Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 21st, 6 p.m. at Helton Howland Park, Highway 78, Tal...
For sale: Beagle Rabbit Dogs, 100.00 each, call 678-232-2789.
The Sanctuary downtown Bremen, next door to city hall will be having Revival at the Sanctuary on Sunday, January 17th at 10:3...
American Cancer Society's Carroll County Relay For Life Spirit Night will be held on Thursday, January 14th, 5-8 p.m. at ...
You are invited to the first meeting of 2016 of the Haralson County Republican Women. The meeting will be Thursday, January 2...
Creative Writing Workshop will be held on Saturday, January 16th, 10 a.m. - noon at Villa Rica Public Library, 70 Horace Luth...
On 12-01-15 the Villa Rica Police Department was notified of downloads of known child pornography being conducted at an addre...
The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Program, located at 185 Parkwood Circle, Carrollton, Ga provides services to help perso...
On Sunday, December 27th from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. a Retirement Party will be held for Ephesus Police Chief Gwen Caldwell. The pa...
For sale: Bronze turkey, 35.00, call 770-646-9526.
There will be an orientation on Saturday, November 28th from 4-5 p.m. at the Pine Mountain Gold Museum, 1881 Stockmar Road, V...
Giveaway: 7 small dogs, call 678-601-3801.
The Concerned Veterans for America Meeting will be held on Thursday, November 19th, 6 p.m. at Helton-Howland Park, Tallapoosa...
Westside Full Gospel Baptist Church, 719 N. Aycock Street, Carrollton will be giving away 150 turkey's on Tuesday, Novemb...
Mayor J. Collins and the Villa Rica City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2016 annual operating and capital...
VCA Carrollton Animal Hospital will be having another Rabies Day on Friday, November 13th, from 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. One year R...
Bethany Baptist Church, 420 Bethany Church Road, Tallapoosa will be having a community outreach on Saturday, November 21st fr...
Locations across Carrollton will soon become drop-off points for the world's largest Christmas project of its kind, Opera...
In celebration of the holiday spirit and the wonderful Toys for Tots program the Carroll County Animal Shelter will be having...
Wants: Older gentle horse for a beginner trail rider, call 770-713-1118.
Ducks Unlimited Carroll County Dinner will be held on Thursday, November 12th at "The Barn at Buffalo Creek", 648 L...
There will be a Free Community-wide Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 31st from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Bethesda Baptist Ch...
The 3rd Annual Tour de Carroll will be held on on Sunday, October 18th, 2:30 p.m. in the parking lot at Target in Carrollton,...
Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church, 402 Oak Mountain Road, Carrollton will host a Community Outreach Day on Saturday, September...
On its face, I am a supporter for capital punishment. It is Biblically based, serves justice in some circumstances, and ends ...
Thanks to the generous support of the Carroll County Humane Society, June 2015 was the most successful month for cat adoption...
Carrollton, GA – Carrollton City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kent Edwards has announced exciting enrollment numbers for ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities ...
I believe in the word of God as it is written in the Bible: that marriage is between one man and one woman. I am disappointed...
Marriage licenses will be issued to same sex couples in Carroll County-- as they can be all across the nation following the S...
An Atlanta-area drug task force apprehended a Bremen man this week with the intent to transport him to Scott County in Indian...
Students in Carroll, Haralson and Heard County’s school systems will receive extra support for their behavioral, emotio...
According to a recent study by consumer finance site NerdWallet,Carrolltonranked as the ninthbest place to start a business i...
What city is the number one place to raise a family in the state of Georgia?That would be Bremen, according to a website spec...
The Carroll County Board of Education Monday adopted a tentative budget for the Carroll County school system's FY 2016.&q...
The 2015 "Pocket Full of Love" Heather Goodson Animal Rescue Benefit Co-ed 1-Pitch Softball Tournament will be held...
The City of Carrollton is one of nine Georgia communities named Monday to receive FFY 2015 Federal sub-grants totaling $8...
Representatives of the Three Rivers Regional Commission this week plan togauge Carroll County's level of interest in part...
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Thursday the U. S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. The d...
It’s that time of the year again: the deadline for IRS Tax filing is Wednesday, April 15. Americans across the country ...
"Two of the most important bills to me did not get passed this session," District 68 Dusty Hightower told WLBB Radi...
State health officials this week released data suggesting that children in Carroll County have a fairly high risk of being ex...
Bremen Police are asking for help in locating a Tallapoosa woman they say attempted to steal items at a Walmart, then abandon...
The number of adults educated in preventing, recognizing, and responding appropriately to child sexual abuse continues to inc...
A new 'County Health Rankings List' suggests Carroll County is close to being among the state's top one-third hea...
There is nothing that makes me happier than being a father, but I know firsthand that raising children is expensive. In fact,...
Carroll County GOP will award two $1,000.00 cash prize to 2015 graduating seniors from Carroll County High Schools. Award...
University hosts second annual event to stop sexual violenceCARROLLTON, GA – The University of West Georgia is joining ...
Rep. Tom Graves will be holding a Veterans Benefits Fair for veterans living in the 14th Congressional District on Thursday, ...
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners this week is expected to approve a resolution showing support for state legislation...
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Keystone XL Ap...
Cleburne County probate judge Ryan Robertson said Monday that he will stand by the laws of Alabama and not issue marriage lic...
The clock is ticking for those who haven’t bought health coverage for 2015. There is less than 10 days left for open en...
Carroll County Exceptional Children Services, Carrollton City Schools Special Education Services and the West Georgia Transit...
The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its third open hearing last week on the status of pending requests for documents ...
Both local Congressmen Lynn Westmoreland and Tom Graves vote 'yes' to a house bill yesterday that prohibits tax credi...
A new non-profit group whose mission is to equip families and communities to combat poverty and prevent homelessness has offi...
In his 2016 fiscal year budget proposal, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal Tuesday recommended a $1.5M bond for construction o...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama addressed both chambers of Congress and gave his sixth State of the Union. In his sp...
Our prayers are going out to the family of a Providence Elementary 3rd-grader who is reportedly on life-support for what stat...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5759, the Preventing Executive Overreach on ...
A total of 36 nonprofit organizations in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties received $360,000 today from the Community ...
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement on President Obama’s executive o...
There might be thousands of us locally that have at least given some thought to being a foster or adoptive parent. A group of...
Georgia Alliance Honors Hospital for Outstanding Community Contributions (Carrollton, GA) – Tanner Medical Center/Carro...
As Carroll Meth Awareness Coalition volunteers prepare for their ninth annual awareness summit, the group’s chairman sa...
The Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park Association is trying to get contact information for all veterans of WWII who are l...
The founder of Hands of Hope—a local group that helps the area’s homeless— is asking the city of Carrollton...
A new study released by financial education website Credit Donkey lists Carrollton as the 10th best city to retire in Georgia...
Bremen-city residents could be paying less for homeowners insurance soon after the city fire department receives a new Insura...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills to address the border invasion crisis along the U...
Washington, D.C.– U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) voted for and the House passed H.R. 5230, an emergency bill to address...
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) announced his cosponsorship of two bills in response to the illegal i...
Getting Americans back to work – it’s been our main priority since the recession. Left and right, everyone is loo...
Carrollton City approves a $20.2-million fiscal year 2014-2015 general fund operating budget Monday; and a property tax m...
ATLANTA (July 7, 2014) | Sen. Mike Dugan was recently appointed to serve on the Governor Nathan Deal’s Dual Enrollment ...
Local veterans now have free legal assistance with issues such as wills, social security, bankruptcy, divorce, power of attor...
Carroll County officials took another step this week toward keeping Villa Rica and Temple from being considered part of the &...
Local veterans are keeping an eye on a bill passed by the U.S. House on Tuesday that would require the Department of Veterans...
Government leaders of Haralson County, Bremen, Buchanan, Tallapoosa and Waco reached an agreement Monday on the wording for t...
The Carroll County Board Of Education is holding the first of two required public hearings for a proposed 2014-2015 school ye...
CARROLLTON, GA – For the second year in a row, a Carrollton High School student took top honors at the state Social Stu...
The Disabled American Veterans are forming a new DAV Chapter in Bremen. They will be meeting at the Hightower Family Care Cen...
Carroll County's Re-Entry Program is in the spotlight Wednesday as a state official will be in town to outline the Govern...
As the April 15th tax deadline arrives, we are reminded once again of our broken system and the need for a simplified tax cod...
Carroll County ranks as the 58th healthiest of Georgia’s 159 counties, according to the latest annual rankings publishe...
Children brought to the Carroll County Child Advocacy Center have already endured more than any child should, but a gift from...
The Georgia House Bill making it illegal for the state or any department of the state to use any resources to advocate or inf...
WASHINGTON, D.C. –The White House released the president’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015. The budget calls...
Officials say a Villa Rica man arrested over the weekend for the electronic possession of child pornography is the principal ...
Convenience store and restaurant owners in unincorporated Carroll County will likely have to wait until November for voters t...
Temple city employees are receiving pay checks for the first time in nearly a month after city council passes an emergency 30...
Already frustrated and concerned Temple City employees who were having to wait an extra week for their next pay-check will no...
On County Connection days, Rep. Graves' constituent service representatives will be available to take both scheduled and ...
District 18 Representative Kevin Cooke introduced House Bill 807 Thursday, to permit firefighters to carry firearms while on ...
Tanner Health System’s board has given the go-ahead for a new, 30-bed expansion of the Willowbrooke at Tanner inpatient...
$45,000 To Fight Childhood Obesity And Improve NutritionATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Gov...
This month's Carroll County Tea Party Open Meeting will be on Tuesday, January 21st from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Stallings Cent...
The West Georgia Right to Life presentation will be held on Tuesday, January 21st, 7 p.m. at The Tracy Stallings Community Ce...
2013 was the second year in a row that the Carroll County Animal Shelter arranged for more than 1,100 pet-adoptions.“On...
Several Carroll County residents and groups have offered their help to ensure that the 15-month old boy, who passed away last...
Haralson County Commissioners, Haralson County Sheriff Eddie Mixon and Carroll County Sheriff Terry Langley are expected to m...
The Bremen City School System’s graduation rate increased by more than one-percentage point from the previous year&mdas...
Mrs. Gail Parmer, Principal of Temple Middle School and Counselor, Mrs. Katie Bryant,begin planningfor the Harvard study.Temp...
On Nov 16th 2013 at approximately 3:30 AM, Villa Rica Police began investigating an incident of domestic violence at 1028 Buc...
The mother of an 8-year old Roopville girl—who said her daughter was bullied at school so severely that she had to be t...
A local insurance agent says her group is finding that the potential penalties vary-- for those who may choose to not get hea...
In a 68-32 vote, the Senate today passed an immigration bill, S. 744, which dramatically alters current immigration law. Rep....
I am almost hesitant to write this column because the information you are about to receive is not widely known and will be sh...
Rep. Graves Votes For Major Reforms To U.S. Farm PolicyLegislation Passes After $743B In Welfare Benefits RemovedWashingt...
Reconciling America’s Voting HistoryBy: Sen. Bill Heath (R-Bremen)As many of you are aware, the U.S. Supreme Court rece...