One Dead In Traffic Collision At Carrollton Bypass Intersection

Carrollton police reopened the Carrollton Bypass at the Newnan Road intersection before 9:00 this morning. They closed the east bound lanes at around 6:00 am following an accident involving a vehicle and a bicyclist. Captain Shannon Cantrell confirmed that the bicyclist passed away due to his injuries: “The bicyclist was heading southbound on Newnan Rd […]

Press Release: Carroll County Board of Education Announces a Proposed Tax Increase

(Carrollton, Ga. – August 13, 2019) The Carroll County Board of Education today announces its intention to increase the 2019 property taxes it will levy this year by 5.07 percentage over the rollback millage rate. Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable […]

Aspiring students visit UWG, envision futures in healthcare

By Bryan Lindenberger and Sheryl Marlar The nationwide opioid epidemic affects almost everyone. For young people planning to enter the healthcare profession, the crisis is of particular importance. Many such students will soon be on the front lines saving lives. The University of West Georgia’s Tanner Health System School of Nursing (THSSON) trains its students […]

Carroll County College and Career Academy Adds Law and Public Safety Pathway of Study

(Carrollton, Ga. – August 13, 2019) Carroll County School System is pleased to announce the addition of a Law and Public Safety pathway of study for high school students. In partnership with local first responders, students will be provided career-focused educational opportunities in the fields of law enforcement, criminal investigations, fire science, and Emergency Medical […]

Adding to success: UWG math professor earns award, assists African American men

By Bryan Lindenberger Dr. Christopher Jett, associate professor of mathematics at the University of West Georgia, was recently awarded the prestigious 2019 Early Career Award from the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). The ceremony took place at AMTE’s annual conference held this year in Orlando, Florida. “This acknowledgment is truly a great honor,” Jett […]