26-Year Old Carrollton Man Facing Numerous Charges After Shooting Man During Altercation

Carrollton, GA (September 20, 2021) – On Sunday, September 19, 2021, Carrollton Police arrested Brandon Larenz Boykin, 26, of Carrollton for shooting Johnta Chism, 30, of Carrollton. At approximately 10:00 a.m., on the 19th , Carrollton Police Department officers responded to a 911 call regarding a person shot who had been dropped off at Tanner […]

Carroll County Among Pilot Jurisdictions Selected for New Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System

Georgia’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) has announced the pilot sites for its new sexual assault kit tracking system. CJCC and its partners have begun the pilot initiative in Athens-Clarke, Richmond, Dougherty, Carroll, Gwinnett, and Chatham counties this month. The creation of the system is meant to prevent sexual assault kit backlogs. It is a […]

CHS Students Outperform Nation On SAT

CARROLLTON, GA — Carrollton High School students have yet again topped the national average in SAT performance while also increasing the number of students who took the popular college entrance exam. Carrollton’s Class of 2021 earned a composite score of 1071, 33 points higher than the national average of 1038. The class had a strong […]

Meet Robby Blakemore – CHS Teacher Of The Year

CARROLLTON, GA –  In his early adult life, becoming a teacher never crossed Robby Blakemore’s mind. He had his sights set on becoming a stockbroker and getting rich selling investments during the internet boom. “Unfortunately, the boom became a bust and my 22-year-old baby face couldn’t make any deals,” lamented Blakemore. “I would make home […]