Woman Found On Rail Road Crossing, In Critical Condition

Haralson County deputies are searching for clues to help explain how a woman was seriously injured before she was found lying on Providence Church Road at the train tracks last Sunday morning. Investigator Heather Mecillas says first-responders found Kayla Roberson of Anniston, Alabama with a blunt-force trauma injury to the back of her head. Roberson […]

Carroll County’s Unemployment Rate Drops in July

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Carroll County’s unemployment rate decreased in July. Additionally, Carroll County saw monthly increases in labor force and employment in July. “As the state continues to reopen, we are going to see wild fluctuations up and down of the unemployment rate across the state,” said Commissioner of Labor […]

Gov. Kemp Names 25 Appointments; Three Are From Carroll County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his selection of twenty-five appointees to serve on various state boards and commissions. State Forestry Commission Kenneth Sheppard is the president of KS Harvesters, Inc., a tree harvesting service, in Vidalia. He and his wife, Susan, live in Vidalia and have one daughter. Benjamin Gillis is the […]

UWG waiving ACT/SAT score requirements for 2021

Following guidance from the University System of Georgia, the University of West Georgia will waive ACT and SAT test score requirements for prospective freshman applicants for spring, summer and fall 2021 admission. Students must still meet all other admission requirements and must meet adjusted minimum grade point average eligibility thresholds for admission to UWG. Students […]