Carroll EMC Assists Louisiana Cooperative with Hurricane Cleanup

Carrollton, GA—Linemen from Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative (EMC) joined crews from seven other Georgia co-ops in Louisiana to restore power to Members of Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative in wake of Hurricane Ida. Late August, EMCs surrounding the Gulf Coast heeded warnings and braced for damage as the Category 4 storm made landfall on the anniversaries […]

Power of the Purse Issues $13,000 in Grants To Seven Local Nonprofit Organizations

The Power of the Purse, a women’s giving circle sponsored by the Community Foundation of West Georgia, has issued grants totaling $13,000 to seven local nonprofit organizations. The grants were issued to the following organizations: Circles of West Georgia: Many times, for someone participating in the Circles program one minor setback can lead to a […]

ARMED ROBBERY SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE

On September 8, 2021, Stephan Devon Profitt-Long, 27, of Lawrenceville, entered a non-negotiated guilty plea to Armed Robbery and Kidnapping in Carroll County Superior Court, Case No. 21-CR-0305. After Senior Assistant District Attorney Sarah Japour presented evidence in aggravation of punishment and the victim, a store employee, provided an impact statement, Profitt-Long was sentenced to […]

MEET SHELLEY AMANDOLIA – CES TEACHER OF THE YEAR

CARROLLTON, GA –  It was late spring and one of the last general faculty meetings of the school year. Carrollton Elementary School teacher Shelley Amandolia, as she always did, paid special attention to the announcements and instructions to close out the year. But this time was a little different. During this meeting, the school’s 2021-2022 […]

Badges of honor: UWG recognized as College of Distinction for fifth straight year

For the fifth consecutive year, the University of West Georgia has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction, an organization that awards institutions committed to excellence in higher education. UWG’s College of Education, Richards College of Business and Tanner Health System School of Nursing (THSSON) have each been honored for the 2021-22 academic year. The university […]