New Carroll County Fire Chief Announced

November 14, 2018 Carroll County Commission Chairman Marty Smith is proud to announce the appointment of Chief Tim Padgett as Carroll County Fire Rescue’s new Fire Chief effective November 14, 2018. He will, also, continue to serve as the County’s Emergency Management Director Chief Tim Padgett Chief Padgett is a native of Villa Rica, Georgia […]

Dugan Selected As State Senate Majority Leader

Three lawmakers connected to west Georgia are taking on important roles for Republicans in the 2019 legislative session. One will fill one of the senate’s most powerful positions. Tuesday, State Senate Republicans elected District 30 State Senator Mike Dugan of Carrollton, as Senate Majority Leader. Dugan yesterday, said he’s honored to be in the roll: […]

Man Attacked By Rabid Raccoon While Hunting

The Georgia Department of Health this week confirmed that a raccoon collected by Carroll County Animal Control on October 31st, after it charged a hunter in Villa Rica, has tested positive for rabies. The 47-year-old male hunter was on a property on Punkintown Road, when he said he sensed something was not right with the […]